Quick Installation the Tp-Link TL-WR1043ND Wireless N Gigabit Router — TCP/IP Configuration

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This chapter will show you how to configure the basic functions of your TL-WR1043ND Wireless N Gigabit Router using Quick Setup Wizard within minutes.

TCP/IP Configuration

The default domain name of the Tp-Link TL-WR1043ND Wireless N Gigabit Router is http://tplinklogin.net,

the default IP address is, and the default Subnet Mask is

These values can be changed as you desire. In this guide, we all use the default values for description.

Connect the local PC to the LAN ports of the Router, and then you can configure the IP address for your PC by following the steps below:

1) Set up the TCP/IP Protocol in “Obtain an IP address automatically” mode on your PC.
If you need instructions as to how to do this, please refer to “Configuring the PC

2) Then the built-in DHCP server will assign IP address for the PC.

Now, you can run the Ping command in the command prompt to verify the network connection between your PC and the Router.

The following example is in Windows 2000 OS.

Open a command prompt, and type ping, and then press Enter.

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How to Connect to the Tp-Link TL-WR1043ND Wireless N Gigabit Router

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1 System Requirements

  • Broadband Internet Access Service (DSL/Cable/Ethernet)
  • One DSL/Cable Modem that has an RJ45 connector (which is not necessary if the Router is connected directly to the Ethernet.)
  • PCs with a working Ethernet Adapter and an Ethernet cable with RJ45 connectors
  • TCP/IP protocol on each PC
  • Web browser, such as Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 , Netscape Navigator 6.0 or above

2 Installation Environment Requirements

  • Place the Router in a well ventilated place far from any heater or heating vent
  • Avoid direct irradiation of any strong light (such as sunlight)
  • Keep at least 2 inches (5 cm) of clear space around the Router
  • Operating Temperature: 0℃~40℃ (32℉~104℉)
  • Operating Humidity: 10%~90%RH, Non-condensing

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TP-LINK TL-WR1043ND Wireless N Gigabit Router Main Features

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The TL-WR1043ND Wireless N Gigabit Router integrates 4-port Switch, Firewall, NAT-Router and Wireless AP.

The Wireless N Gigabit Router delivers exceptional range and speed,

which can fully meet the need of Small Office/Home Office (SOHO) networks and the users demanding higher networking performance.

The Router or TL-WR1043ND mentioned in this guide stands for TL-WR1043ND Wireless N Gigabit Router without any explanation.

Main Features

Complies with IEEE 802.11n to provide a wireless data rate of up to 300Mbps.

One 10/100/1000M Auto-Negotiation RJ45 WAN port, four 10/100/1000M Auto-Negotiation RJ45 LAN ports, supporting Auto MDI/MDIX.

Provides WPA/WPA2, WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK authentication, TKIP/AES encryption security.

Shares data and Internet access for users, supporting Dynamic IP/Static IP/PPPoE Internet access.

Supports Virtual Server, Special Application and DMZ host.

Supports UPnP, Dynamic DNS, Static Routing.

Provides Automatic-connection and Scheduled Connection on certain time to the Internet

Built-in NAT and DHCP server supporting static IP address distributing.

Supports Parental Control and Access Control.

Connects Internet on demand and disconnects from the Internet when idle for PPPoE.

Provides 64/128/152-bit WEP encryption security and wireless LAN ACL (Access Control List).

Supports Flow Statistics.

Supports firmware upgrade and Web management.

Why I can not access the shared files after I did some changes on the Network Sharing feature (Sharing Name or Account settings) with TP-LINK TL-WR1043ND?


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After you did the changes on the Network Sharing feature of Tp-Link TL-WR1043ND,
you may get a message as the following when you accessing the shared files.

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The reason is your computer saved the old settings and does not match the new settings.
Do the command net use \\\share name/delete /yes will solve this issue

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