TP-Link Tl-Wr941Nd Router Setup - Brief Guide

TP-Link TL-WR941ND is a wireless N router that integrates a 4-port Switch, Firewall, NAT-Router, and Wireless AP. It is designed for small offices and home offices. The key features of this router are incredible speed, multiple security protection, flexible access control, and simple installation. The simple steps to perform the TP-Link TL-WR941ND router setup are given on this page. 

 TP-Link Tl-Wr941Nd Router Setup

Features

This router supports Virtual servers, special applications, DMZ hosts, UPnP, Dynamic DNS, Statis routing, Flow statistics, Firmware upgrade and web management

Package Contents

The following items are included in the router package .They are Wireless router, DC power adapter, Quick Installation Guide and Resource CD

Note: If any of the listed items are damaged or missing, contact your vendor.

After unpacking, proceed with the TP-Link TL-WR941ND router setup.

System Requirements

The following system requirements must be satisfied.

  • Broadband Internet Access Service (DSL/cable/Ethernet)
  • PC with a working Ethernet adapter 
  • Ethernet cable with RJ45 connectors

Router Placement

To get the best wireless signals, your router has to be placed in the correct place. For this, refer to the following steps.

  • Keep your router in a well-ventilated place.
  • Make sure to adjust the router’s antenna in the right direction.
  • Once done with the placement, continue with connecting theTP-Link TL-WR941ND router.

Connect To A Router

  • Shut down your PC.
  • Turn off your Cable/DSL modem.
  • Connect an Ethernet cable between the PC’s Ethernet port and the router’s LAN port.
  • Now, plug another Ethernet cable into the router’s WAN port and the DSL/cable modem.
  • Connect the DC power adapter to the router’s power socket and an electrical outlet.
  • The router will power up automatically.
  • Turn on the PC and Cable/DSL modem.
  • Now, you have finished the hardware setup of the TP-Link TL-WR941ND router.

Configure TCP/IP On Your PC

  • Open Settings on your Windows XP computer.
  • Click the Control Panel option followed by the Network and Internet Connection to perform TP-Link TL-WR941ND router setup.
  • Navigate to Network Connections , right-click the Local Area Connection icon, and select the Properties
  • Double-click the Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
  • Once you select the Obtain an IP address automatically radio button, click the OK

Verify The Connection Between Your Computer And The Router

  • Open Command Prompt .
  • Type 168.0.1 and press the Enter key.
  • If you get a response, the network connection between your PC and the router is established successfully.
  • In case the response is Destination host unreachable , this means that the network connection has In that case, reestablish the connection between the PC and the router.
  • Proceed further to do TP-Link TL-WR941ND router setup.

Configure Your Router

  • Launch the default browser on your PC.
  • Type your router’s IP address in the address field for TP-Link TL-WR941ND router setup.
  • On the keyboard, press the Enter.
  • In the Connect window, type admin in the User name and Password
  • Now, click the OK button or press the Enter
  • On the Quick Setup page, click the Next
  • Select the Auto-Detect , PPPoE , Dynamic , or Static IP option and click the Next
  • If you have chosen the Auto-Detect option, the router will detect the connection type automatically.
  • Depending on your connection type, perform one of these instructions.
  • PPPoE: Fill in the Username , Password , and Confirm Password fields with the details provided by your ISP. Click the Next
  • Dynamic IP: Select the Yes, I am connected by the main computer (clone MAC address) Click Clone MAC Address -> Next .
  • Static IP: Enter the required information and click Next on the Quick Setup - Static IP
  • Carry out the remaining steps to set up the TP-Link TL-WR941ND router.
  • When the Quick Setup - Wireless page appears, select the Enable option from the Wireless Radio drop-down menu.
  • Go to the Wireless Network Name field, then enter a new network name.
  • Choose your country from the Region menu and click Save -> OK .
  • Navigate to the Wireless Security field and select the WPA/WPA2-Personal radio button.
  • Once you type a new network key in the Password field, click the Next
  • Click the Reboot or Finish button on the Quick Setup - Finish
  • Once done with the TP-Link TL-WR941ND router setup, you can access the internet.

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