I have a D-Link DSL-2650U router, and exactly one computer on the network. For reasons of port forwarding I want to give my computer a static internal IP address, so that I don't take the chance of losing my NAT settings every time the computer reboots.

So here's a screen shot that summarizes the entire problem:

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WTH is wrong with my MAC address? It's copied and pasted from the command prompt window! I tried editing out the dashes, but it still doesn't work. Am I doing something wrong, or is there a bug in the D-Link firmware?


Try using : as the field delimiter instead of -

  • You genius, you! :) – Shaul Behr Jan 16 '11 at 14:00
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    It was used as THE delimiter for a LONG time until MS decided to change things... – RobotHumans Jan 16 '11 at 14:15

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