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Virgin Media Superhub intermittent LAN access

I have a very odd problem with my Virgin Media superhub (which is a rebranded Netgear cable modem/router). After around 1-2 days uptime the computers connected to it will stop being able to ...
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Can't login to my router

Not sure if this is the right place to ask this but I forgot the username and password to my comcast/netgear router. I went to 192.168.1.1 and got to a login screen. I used "admin" for the username ...
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Why does a new off-the-shelf, retail WiFi router need to be set up via an outside domain? [closed]

I unbox this thing. It's got a CD and instructions to install it without a CD. But both want to connect me to some .com or .net site. Then tells me it wants about 4 minutes to deal with something ...
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Windows XP, Netgear DGN2200 and WPA2 blues

Ok, this one is doing my head in... I have just bought and installed a Netgear DGN2200 Wireless-N router, and it's all working find, but I can't get one laptop to communicate with it using WPA2. All ...
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Netgear FVS318G VPN connection problem

I'm trying to setup VPN connection from my mobile (Android) or laptop via mobile to office network connected to the internet using FVS318G. Configuration on server side seems to be ok according to ...
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Router unable to stream files

I am having some problems with my home network. I have a server and client, with the server having a lot of movies on it, and it is supposed to stream to the client though a normal network share. ...
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How use a Wireless router as a switch ? (even wi-fi access)

I have a router TP-Link (without wireless) connected in my modem wich have this subnet : 192.168.0.*, that work fine. But I need a wireless connection too, my wireless router had this ip given by the ...
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Adding a 2nd Wireless Router to use as a network switch

I have bought a Netgear N300 Wireless Router (WNR2000v3) and am attempting to use it as a wireless switch. A.K.A. I am tying to connect 2 wired devices on the 2nd floor (desktop computer and game ...
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DHCP Discover with no Client Identifier (Internet Radio incompatible with Netgear and Linksys routers)

I have a Sangean DDR-63 internet radio (innards made by Frontier Silicon). If I use my Verizon WiFi cellular modem hotspot it works fine (but that's expensive). Connected directly to my cable modem ...
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How to confirm that a wireless router is working properly?

My router (Netgear dgn2000) LAN works, but not my wireless. The wireless light shows up when first booting and sometimes when I reset, at least for a few seconds, then dies out. I had my Kindle out ...
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Netgear Stora MS2110 cannot read or write to HD inside

My Netgear Stora MS2110 network attached storage has one hard drive in it. I can "see" the Stora on the network (ping responds and URL shows the three usual folders: Family Library, MyComputers and ...
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How to move settings to a new ADSL router?

I have Virgin Media ADSL service (eww) and the awful D-Link DSL-2640R router that came with it. I recently swapped it out for a Netgear DGN2200 router. I duplicated all the old settings perfectly on ...
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Netgear Router missing Wireless Configuration Menu Link

I have a Netgear WiFi router DG834G v3. On it it says it's a WiFi, ADSL 2+ modem, switch, etc. There is an antenna on the back and a WiFi indicator on the front. However, when I connect to it via the ...
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Dual-band wireless and multiple connections (Netgear N600)

We have a Netgear N600 Dual-Band wireless router. Both antennae are being broadcast at the moment. I am assuming that both antennae have there own NIC, because there are 2 Mac addresses posted on the ...
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(111) Connection refused - Apache Tomcat on port 8080 - External

I just got my webpage running yesterday, but some how when i tried to connect external i get a (111) Connection refused. I have port forwarding on 8080, and it is working perfectly internally. I ...
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Getting my USB wifi stick to work on Debian (squeeze)?

Hi, i recently installed Debian-squeeze to multi-boot with vista on a hp desktop. so i have the netgear WNA3100 wifi stick i use on Vista and am trying to get working with debian. i followed the ...
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Why can't I edit firewall settings on my Netgear router?

My router is the Netgear WNR854T or firmware 1.4.38. I am trying to access the firewall configuration settings, but the link to get there isn't showing up. This is what I see: As you can see, the ...
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Third party firmware for WPN824?

My router recently developed some sort of DHCP malfunction so I decided to flash the firmware. And being the geek that I am I figured, while I'm flashing it, why not upgrade it? However, finding a ...
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I am trying to setup Windows 7 as a VPN server

My router is a Netgear N600 DGND3700. On my router I have forwarded ports 1723 and 47 to the computer I am using as my VPN server. Under WAN setup, I have selected the following options: Disable ...
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Problem in accessing internet on my PC using NetGear Wireless Card

Recently i added a NetGear wifi card to my PC (Win 7) in order to browse. All the drivers were installed properly. But the problem is i can't access sites other than google.com. For rest of the ...
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While updating the firmware on my parent's WNR3500v1, I bricked it

While updating the firmware on my parent's WNR3500v1, I bricked it. Basically, all that happens now is the power light just flashed. I tried pressing the factory reset button for up to a minute with ...
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How can I throttle Netflix' bandwidth usage?

My ISP enforces a monthly bandwidth cap of 250GB. Normally, that would be plenty, but Netflix is burning through my month's supply in about three weeks! How can I force Netflix to use less ...
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Problems installing wireless USB adapter under Windows 7

This is a strange one. I just bought a Netgear WNA3100 wireless USB adapter. I put in the installation CD, clicked "setup" and the driver installation did its thing. When it told me to plug the device ...
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why does NETGEAR Stora NAS constantly prompt me for my login details?

I have a NETGEAR Stora plugged into my router and made the static ip address of mac address and works well. This stora only is accessable from our LAN/Home office/2 Users. I have set it up to look ...
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Only Macs can connect to WIFI with WPA-Personal security on

I have an odd issue with a Netgear WIFI router, 4 computers, 2 pc laptops with XP and 7 installed, one MacBook Pro and one older Mac mini. With security off everything can connect to the wifi. With ...
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Help me figure out the maze of twisty passages that is the DD-WRT version id scheme

I'm trying to get a Netgear WNDR3300 set up with dd-wrt. In fact, I've already gotten it set up with dd-wrt. The problem is that I now want to get it up to the most recent stable firmware level, and ...
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Is is normal for a home router to NOT respond to MX requests?

My Home router (netgear dg834g) does not respond to requests for MX addresses from the internal network. Is this normal? It DOES respond to other reqeusts. My previous router - BT Voyager 2091 - ...
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Frequent disconnects and slow browsing on Netgear access point

I have a 2 Netgear WiFi routers. One is connected directly to an ADSL modem and the clients access its WiFi. The other one is connected to on the LAN with 192.168.X.10 (static IP). Clients connect ...
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My Netgear MBRN3000 3G router gives “Connection Refused” errors

I'm trying to setup my wireless 3G router Netgear MBRN3000 but I cant even access the setup page. I have reset it several times, restarted it, checked the connection, checked its ip with ipconfig ...
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One Netgear GS716T switch port, connected to an HP CLJ 2605dn printer, triggers SNMP down/up traps every few minutes

All the other ports on the switch are fine. I've tried moving it to a different port and it does the same thing. I've looked into power management settings and there are none for this printer. The ...
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Netgear Router Static IP

The Problem: I've recently acquired a new router; a Netgear WNDR4000. I promptly went to set up a static internal IP so I could port forward for the Minecraft Server I run on my computer. I've done ...
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getting transmission remote web server to work outside my network

I have a network that consists of a Netgear DG834 and an Apple Airport Extreme for wireless. I have managed to set up transmission to work on my router, but I can't seem to get it going outside of ...
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NAS storage slow wired network speed (netgear WNDR3700 router)

i set-up the D-LINK DNS 323 NAS unit with RAID 1 (dual 2-terabyte 5400 rpm drives) it works, but it is slow in copying files between my computer and it (8 minutes to copy 7.94 gig file between NAS ...
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2nd/3rd version of wireless network appears

I replaced an old SpeedTouch ADSL router with a Netgear DG384 that I have and whilst doing so decided to change the wireless password. For this question assume my wireless network SSID is DeddersHome. ...
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Can I use a Netgear WNR2000 v2 as a Wireless Bridge?

I'd like to connect my WNR2000 to my existing wireless network and then connect wired devices to the bridge. Is this possible? How would I set it up?
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Tunneling an external PC into the local network by using only the router

I'm using a Netgear WGT624 Router for my firm's intranet. At home I'm using a router called NSW-R2 by Gembird.. What I want to do is connecting my PC at home (Windows XP) to my firm's intranet so I ...
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How do I use one computer as the firewall of another computer?

I recently obtained a NetGear Router together with a ADSL line, I have two PC's PC1 and PC2, I want PC1 to have complete control over PC2, eg. serve as a Firewall for PC2. I should also be able to ...
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DD-WRT: How can I set up my router as an ad-hoc?

Title says it all. The type of network I'm allowed to have in my area is an ad-hoc, but I don't want to use a whole computer just to have wireless. So, is there a simple way to do this? Maybe with ...
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Fix for internet not working on 3 out of 4 computers on 1 wireless router?

We have a Netgear wireless router that is in use by 2 desktop computers and 2 laptops. Last night all the computers could get on the internet but my laptop. Now I can only access the internet on the ...
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Why do my consumer WiFi routers keep failing?

Over the years, I've had many of the wifi routers used in my home fail. ? Is there any reason. Since there are no moving parts it seems odd they would fail so often. I've probably gone through four in ...
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Optimizing wireless router speed and minimizing interference

I've been experiencing problems with my wireless connectivity lately, and want to make sure that it's not related to the abundance of other wireless routers here in my building. So, what I'm looking ...
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DD-WRT: Anyone know how to get RADIUS on the router so I don't need to rely on an external server?

Ideally, in my environment, the radius server would run on the router, so that we can save power. Now, I've heard of people using freeRadius, which I've heard is great, but is kind of a pain to set ...
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Any open source software that I can put onto a Netgear wgt624 v3 router?

My Netgear wgt624 v3 router doesn't seem to be amazingly responsive any more, so before I buy another router, I'd like to try putting some open source software on the thing and see if it makes it ...
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How to setup external static IP address

I have a block of static IP addresses (eg. 211.11.111.n / n+1 / ...), how can i set them up. Or at least one of them, I need one to be pointing at a server. More specifically, in my network connected ...
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How to use a WEP key in iPod Touch? [closed]

When I set-up my Netgear router I entered a WEP 128 bit passphrase. Every device that I've connected to my network so far has asked for the key, but the iPod Touch (maybe in an effort to be user ...
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Can I use 2 different models of Netgear Powerline Network Adapters together?

I have a set of XETB1001 and a set of XAVB101, I want to use the set of XAVB101 because they are 200mbps and 1 XETB1001, is that possible, or do I need to keep them paired? Links to Products from ...
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Why does the wifi on my Mac mini not work after waking from sleep?

I'm on Snow Leopard and when I put the machine to sleep and then wake it up, I often find that it won't connect to my home wifi network any more. Thing is, I can see the wifi network, but when I try ...
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Netgear Readynas changes permissions on it's own

At work we have a netgear readynas duo that we use for different types of files. In one particular folder the user who tries to edit a document loses the rights to it. So if a user opens it and ...
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Private WLAN - secure it, but allow “guest” access

I'm trying to get my NetGear WNDR3300 wireless access point to do the following: basically be secure as possible; WPA2-PSK security level with a long passphrase, hiding the custom SSID (not the ...
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Connecting to Netgear router

Purchased new Acer 2581 running Windows 7 and will not connect to Netgear WGR614v6 that I have installed 2 other Acers using the MAC address. The other PC's run XP and Vista.