How to connect TP-Link TL-WR740N?
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The router is one of the most popular devices of a wide assortment of network equipment. Thanks to this device, you can distribute the Internet to several computers without resorting to an additional network cable. One of the most popular models among routers is TP-Link TL-WR740N - a router with one antenna, the signal which is enough to cover a single apartment with Wi-Fi (for comparison of popular brands of network equipment, read the article Which router is better). Setting it up is quite simple, but some users may encounter certain problems, so in the article we will discuss in detail how to connect the TP-Link TL-WR740N to a computer.
Physical connection of the router
Included with the router is a power cord for RJ-45 connectors. To connect the router to a computer, use one of the LAN ports (connectors surrounded by orange plastic) located on the back of the router, and plug the plug on the other side of the cord into the connector with the computer's network card.It is necessary to insert the provider cable into the WAN port (surrounded by blue plastic). After that, the connector for the power supply (located between the buttons "reset" and "on / off"), you must insert the power cord from the adapter and connect it to the outlet.
Configuring TP-Link TL-WR740N Router
To connect the router to a computer, follow these steps:
- On the "Start" panel, find the monitor icon and select "Network Control Center ..." - "Local Area Connection";
- In the "Status" window, click the "Properties" button. In the drop-down menu, select the item "Internet Protocols version 4 (TCP / IPv4)" - "Properties". In the window that opens, move the markers to the items: "Get automatically".