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Author Topic: DIR-605L Access Point lost internet after 1 day  (Read 4445 times)


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DIR-605L Access Point lost internet after 1 day
« on: July 12, 2017, 05:01:59 PM »

I set up a new DIR-605L as a wireless access point to extend my home wi-fi network.  I am using Comcast Xfinity internet services and have a Motorola SB6121 as my cable modem.  I then have a Linksys EA6400 set up as my main router, wired directly to the SB6121.  Lastly, I have hardwired by CAT5E cable from the EA6400 upstairs to the DIR-605L.

The Linksys EA6400's IP address is and I reassigned the DIR-605L to have  I assigned it a static IP on the EA6400 using this IP address.  Both are on subnet

Both are broadcasting the same wifi name and use the same password.

When I first set this up, it worked perfectly and I had lightning fast internet connection in previous dead spots upstairs.

Now, 1 day later, I can still connect to the upstairs access point with strong wi-fi signal, but I have only very slow and intermittent internet access.  Access downstairs near the EA6400 and wired to the EA6400 are still lightning fast.

I called Comcast and got them to try to register the MAC address of my DIR-605L and set up "bridge".  They did everything they could (short of sending tech out) and still I have nothing upstairs on Dir-605L. 

Any suggestions?



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Re: DIR-605L Access Point lost internet after 1 day
« Reply #1 on: July 13, 2017, 06:56:27 AM »

Are you using the 605L in this configuration?

What channels are you using on the 605L and the main host router? Be sure the channels are different and farthest apart.
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