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post #41 of 50
Huh. A2 overheated like a little whiney dinger. However, dlink is on B2, now...
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post #42 of 50
That's A2, but I'm running an A4 version like the OP is.
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My DIR 655 has been crap too, but it has been pretty recent, like a couple months. I'm on Hardware Version A4 and Firmware 1.21 and I have turned off the QoS engine and whatever extra crap the router has and it still disconnects me, it like restarts on its own, when I go to the router page when its doing it it says its measuring the bandwidth. I dont know what to do anymore.
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post #44 of 50
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UPDATE:

The router is.. better, as far as I can see.

I'm down to 3 bars, again. And the connection sometimes just dies for no reason and I have to disconnect and then re-connect.

This is on a Wireless-N adapter. On Wireless-G, I get 2 bars.
Again, this is from 20 feet away.

So, overall, I'm still disappointed.
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post #45 of 50
Quote:
Originally Posted by Snowman1989;12443169 
My DIR 655 has been crap too, but it has been pretty recent, like a couple months. I'm on Hardware Version A4 and Firmware 1.21 and I have turned off the QoS engine and whatever extra crap the router has and it still disconnects me, it like restarts on its own, when I go to the router page when its doing it it says its measuring the bandwidth. I dont know what to do anymore.

I had the same problem and I was going to change my DIR 655 but I played around with 802.11 Mode under setup/Wireless Network Settings/manual wireless network setup
Currently its mixed 802.11n and 802.11g. I got 2 802.11g laptops and one 802.11n. Try modifying this option, reboot router after, it worked for me.

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post #46 of 50
Well I updated to 1.35NA firmware, turned off everything with QoS and set it to 802.11g only and it seems its all good now.
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post #47 of 50
You have an older version of the router. The newer DIR-655s are just fine. Mine is hardware version B1 and firmware version 2.0NA which I purchased three weeks ago and it's working great. Actually, the first router I got, got bricked after a few days (it wouldn't load configuration files and something happened to the wireless) but the replacement has been working fine for two weeks now and it's great.
post #48 of 50
Well, mine is absolutely amazing. Nothing dropped, perfect media streaming, etc. It's an A3 reivison, running 1.32NA. You know, try giving each member a static Ip, and check advacned wireless to make sure transmit power is at "high"
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Blazing angel;12449659 
Well, mine is absolutely amazing. Nothing dropped, perfect media streaming, etc. It's an A3 reivison, running 1.32NA. You know, try giving each member a static Ip, and check advacned wireless to make sure transmit power is at "high"

I'm just upset about the range. I get 1 bar in the opposite end of my not-too-big apartment.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Track;12455218 
I'm just upset about the range. I get 1 bar in the opposite end of my not-too-big apartment.

Do you have any other wifi device? Try connecting and checking one. My dell laptop 802.11g got 2 bars in 3rd room trough 2 brick walls, but my HP HDX got full same distance which is 802.11n but its not 802.11 mode related because my fathers HP also has 802.11g and full bar. Might be device wifi quality...
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