Summary: This is an update to my August review. This situation is irritating because I still have a D-Link AP and a pair of switches in my configuration. I tried to stick with this since I am an OCD techie and a cheap skate but I can't spend 30 minutes every two days resetting a router, fiddling with...
Pros: This ran excellently for a few months...
Cons: I am finally giving up. This was D-Link's top router for a while but it is too much of a headache. Besides the inability to connect to Apple products, now the 2.4 Ghz band is becoming erratic with laptops as well as the phones and iPads. I must constantly (every two days or so) disconnect and rec...
Summary: I always bought a D-Link router since needing one because it always worked well and it was easy to install BUT I won't ever again purchase another D-Link. First of all my last D-Link router lasted less than 6 months. It was great while it lasted. I have tried 3 days to get this one to work.
Dlink needs work in their customer service department
Elizabeth T. Whitney "Lizard", Amazon
3 November 2013
Summary: Bought this router because of the good reviews. It worked great for about a year then it suddenly dropped one hard wired line out of the three. I spent a great deal of time trying to fix the computer that had the dropped line since none of the other two had a problem.
Cons: This router by far the worst router i ve ever owned. I got this router because I was very happy with dir 655. I tried any configuration and always upgraded my firmware when its available. No improvements so far. I can tell you without doubt that this router doesnt worth the money.
Summary: When l spend this kind of money for a router, I expect it to work for years. I had problems configuring this out of the box. Now, 10 months later, I read reviews that describe my exact problems... the thing only intermittently connects, If you think D-Link support has got it together, you are wrong.
Pros: ok when it works
Cons: drops connections, won’t connect wifi and ethernet simultaneously
Cons: OK, had a DIR-657 and while the cable tech was installing a new modem as a upgrade he informed me I should upgrade my router. Since installing the dir857 my Android devices wont see my network media server to upload our photos and vids anymore. My myPS3 has a slower connection and inconsistent sp...
Summary: I have used D-Link routers exclusively for at least 15-20 years. The last two that I had were the DGL-4300 and the DGL-4500. With both of these, they almost never had to be restarted and worked flawlessly.