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Wifi strength waxing and waning

I have had a Netgear WGR614v10 router for some time now (probably a year) and it has been a good router up to now. However, lately I am having a problem with signal strength, even though I have not ...
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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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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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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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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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Can I monitor web site activity with my Netgear router?

I have a wireless router and want to know what web sites my users open. I mean I want to see the Logs. It is a Netgear router and two people use it. If you guys know any software that can do this, ...
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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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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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Netgear router/powerline adapter assigning wrong IP address via DHCP

I've got a problem with my router and powerline adapter, for some reason my router and powerline adapter assign odd IP addresses to me network devices, but not all of them and not all the time:/ You ...
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Netgear router running DD-WRT shows incorrect interface bandwidths in SNMP

I recently switched to a Netgear WNDR3700 (v2) running DD-WRT v24-sp2 (02/19/11) std. It's basically working fine and I'm generally happy with it, but any tools that query the router via SNMP show ...
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Losing most of download/upload speed from router to wireless devices. Prevents decent online gaming for Wii

We used to have a Netgear router provided by Sky with many wireless devices connected. We never had any issues connecting to the internet, but I believe we had it upgraded after a while. However we ...
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Can Netgear WGR614 v7 be used as a wireless bridge?

Hello all, I have an old Netgear WGR614 v7, and an old computer (WinXP) that doesn't have wifi. I have a wireless network, and want to use the old desktop on the network without running an ethernet ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Windows 7 machine makes router drop ALL wireless connections

Some background: My home network consists of my desktop computer, a two-month old Windows 7 (x64) machine which is online most frequently (N-spec), as well as three other Windows XP laptops ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Netgear RND2000 diskless NAS, is it really that noisy?

I have just received from Amazon the Netgear RND2000 Diskless NAS (cough..won on SU contest). I don't have Sata Hard disks at home so I just turned it ON to check the boot. After a loud noise at ...
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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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How do I configure multiple SSIDs (wireless networks) on a Sonicwall Sonicpoint?

I have a SonicWALL NSA240, SonicPoint N and NetGear GS748T and would like to set up two SSIDs. I would like a "BusinessPrivate SSID" with access to the business network and the internet, and a ...
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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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Compatibility List for Netgear MBR624GU

Does anyone know where I can get a compatibility list for the Netgear MBR624GU 3G router? Their support says go to http://www.netgear.com/3G but this shows no support for dongles in the UK.
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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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Netgear router listening on port 32764?

I've got a Netgear DG834G running firmware V5.01.01. From the LAN side, if I port scan it, it's listening on tcp port 32764. Trying to telnet into this port gives me the response ...
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Netgear ReadyNAS NVX noise level

I recently purchased a ReadyNAS NVX, a 4-drive NAS storage device. It is a nice, solidly built, small package, and generally is not too loud. Most other sounds drown it out, so I have it sitting out ...
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Setting up wireless router without Internet connection

I've recently purchased a Netgear wireless router and would like to set it up at home to connect my computers via wireless with each other. When I access the wireless router the first time to ...
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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.
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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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Windows 7 cannot connect wirelessly to Netgear Router WPN824 V2

I have a new HP Laptop running Win 7 Home Premium with an Atheros Wireless card. I have a Netgear WPN824 V2 Rangemax Router. The router works with a wired connection. Wirelessly it can see the ...
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Netgear WG311 v2 not identified on Windows 7

I have a Netgear WG311 v2 wireless card. It was working fine on vista. Now I have installed Windows 7 and the device is not identified. Device Manager shows it as an Ethernet card. When I update the ...
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Mac Mini’s Internet connection is very slow, every other device’s connection is fine. (PC, iPhone, Xbox 360)

I recently haven’t used my Mac Mini for about 5 days (however it was left on). I seem to be able to connect and get great download / upload speeds through my PC, Xbox 360, iPhone and parents’ laptop. ...
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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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Turning off the wi-fi functionality of a Netgear WNR2000

So my school has set up a ton of wireless access points and now they want me to turn off the wireless functionality of my router. I have a Netgear WNR2000 and I can't find the option to turn off the ...
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Port forwarding to a computer with two NICs

I have a laptop which occasionally uses Ethernet and most of the time WiFi. Now I want to forward a port in the router so that it always points to my current IP. I'm likely to get different IPs from ...
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can't get to admin page after factory reset netgear wg602

I have wireless Netgear wg602 on my home network (connected to my internet modem/router). I've had it secured and locked down to only accept connection from specific MAC addresses. I've forgotten ...
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How to set up port forwarding and firewall settings for torrents using Transmsission on Mac OSX 10.5.8 with Netgear Wireless Router DG844GT?

I have picked up bits of advice here and there on the internet and got someway through this tortuous exercise (after it took 18 hours to download the first torrent I tried yesterday - magnet-link for ...
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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 ...