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how to turn off firewall on dlink dir 655 wirless router

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just want to turn off for a while firewall on dlink dir 655 wireless router.
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There is a default deny rule that is on. Turn it off.
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What do you need the firewall turned off for, exactly?  If it's just for one machine, I recommend you put the machine's IP address into the DMZ.  This will "disable" the firewall for only that IP address.
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you mean 192.168.0.1
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I am trying to install an epson printer for someone through vista and the wireless printer wont connect..: i can see it registers an ip and mac but wont work...
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Like I said, try putting that IP address in the DMZ in the router configuration.  It should be in the firewall settings somewhere.
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I couldnt put the ip in the dmz but anyways I realized which one it was:: anyways the cheap epson printer seems to have come new and fualty..so they are sending another one...
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