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Author Topic: WDTV Live Hub D-Link N600 (DWA-160) No wireless internet connection wifi  (Read 8013 times)


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I just bought a D-Link N600 DWA-160 Wireless network adapter.  I plugged it into the front of my WDTV Live Hub. it gets recognized and the setup completes.
But when I check the connection, Internet connection stays red, everything else is green.
I setup the WDTV on the router with a reserved IP and the same MAC address on the back of the usb adapter.

Here's my setup:
Windows 7
WDTV Live Hub firmware version - 3.12.13
Xfinity Cisco modem/router - DPC3939
D-Link N600 DWA-160 V:A2 F/W 1.60

I don't know what else to do or try. The WDTV does work when directly plugged into the router (wired). But I moved and now the TV is downstairs and the router is up.

Thanks in advance!


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I don't think the Hub can use the DWA adapter as drivers are needed to use the adapter and these adapters are meant for PCs and Laptops.

If the hub has a LAN port, you can connect a DAP or DIR series model that supports wireless bridging, then connect the Hub to the bridge using the LAN cable...
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