I have a D-Link SMC7004VBR hooked up to my cable modem, sharing 2 computers. I have dynamic IP. That's about it. Now why is it running so freaking slow? Are routers not the best solution for cable connections, because if I dirrectly hook up the computer, it's atleast 5 times as fast? This dosn't make sense to me, why should it run 5 times as slow, even when only one computer is being used. I'd also like to say I hooked up the router while I was away at school to a DSL connection and it ran just fine, fast and everything.
I also need to know how to set up a DMZ on one of the computers.
yeah both are fast if conected to the modem ONLY. But I am using a router to split the conection (from the cable modem) to two computers. It runs like a dial up connection when going through the router even if one of the computers is turned off.