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I wish to open up ports in the Netgear ADSL2 Router to allow a web site access to my PC. How can I access it to do this please?

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Forgotten password for wifi network


Which operating system ??
Your wireless Internet password is the encrypted security pass phrase that was set up when you installed your wireless router.

Your router allows you to access the Internet.
If you have access to more than one wireless network, you may need to remember multiple passwords.

If you happen to forget one password, you have two options: reset your password or locate the current password.

Windows 7 allows you to view the security characters of all your wireless network passwords.
Click the "Wi-Fi" network icon located on the Window's taskbar.


Right-click the name of your network's "SSID" name and select "Properties" from the drop-down menu.


Click the "Security Tab." The network security key is now visible but unreadable.


Click the "Show Characters" check box and this will reveal your wireless password.

http://www.thewindowsplanet.com/939/how-to-recover-wi-fi-network-key-in-windows-7.htm

or
Reset My WiFi Password

Wireless networking is a common feature in homes and offices.
Wireless routers provide access to a single Internet source, and wireless passwords ensure that only select users can access the network.

If a password is forgotten or lost, the password can be recovered or reset by accessing the router's Web-based settings menu.

Most wireless routers also have a reset button, which is capable of returning the router to its default settings which includes resetting the password.

Connect to your Wi-Fi or attach your computer directly to the router with an Ethernet cable.
Open your Web browser.

Enter the default address of your router.
The default address is listed in your user manual or on the product website.

Linksys and 3Com routers typically use "192.168.1.1" while Netgear routers use "192.168.0.1."
Enter your username and password.

Many routers use "admin" for the username and password by default.
Locate the wireless security settings. Disable the wireless security.

Reset to Factory Defaults

Locate the reset button on your router.
Typically the reset button is a small indented hole on the back of the device.

Insert a long thin object such as a paperclip and hold down the reset button for 30 seconds to revert the router to its factory default settings.

Open your Web browser.
Enter the default address of your router.

The default address is listed in your user manual or on the product website.
Linksys and 3Com routers typically use "192.168.1.1" while Netgear routers use "192.168.0.1."

Enter your username and password.
Many routers use "admin" for the username and password by default.

Locate the wireless security settings and add security as necessary.

How To Reset Your Router's Password
http://www.lostintechnology.com/how-to/how-to-reset-your-routers-password

Jan 06, 2014 | Computers & Internet

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How do I find out if someone from outside my home is using my wireless network


Hi,
You need to log on to your router/s and look at the log.
You should also change your security settings in your router/s so this won't happen again.

Good Luck!

Apr 22, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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Hi just to let you know what my problem is.... i have this pc game that i want to host a server for so my freinds can play they cant join so ive been told i need to forward my ports for them to join so i...


There should be both a model number and a serial number on either the bottom and/or back of the router. The model number is what the port forwarding site needs. Sometimes the router has a vesion number as well. Be sure to provide this information too. If youre still stuck, head to netgear's website and try to match the router visually. Yet another thing you can try is to access the router via the internal gateway. The status section here can give you your model number.

Jan 18, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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Cant display netgear setup page


  1. Decide on a Netgear router. There are a number of router offerings, and prices and features differ depending on the model. Choose one that meets your needs and fits your price range.
  2. Step 2 Purchase a Netgear router, looking for the best price possible. Consumer electronics shopping sites like NewEgg and TigerDirect often offer good deals on clearance, open boxes or shipping (see Resources below).
  3. Step 3 Place the router by clearing a space on or under a desk. The router should be located centrally to reduce the distance to clients and assure better connections. The location will vary depending on how it will be used. For example, it shouldn't be placed in the corner of a basement if wireless clients all over the house will be using it.
  4. Step 4 Set up and plug in the Netgear router and wait a few seconds for it to boot up. Since the router is essentially a mini-computer, it won't work instantly when it's turned on. While it's booting, the power light should flash. When it's finished booting, the power light should stay solid.
  5. Step 5 Connect a computer to the router, either with a wireless or a wired connection. Reboot the computer to ensure it gets a new IP address from the router via Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP).
  6. Step 6 Open the web interface by entering "http://192.168.1.1/" into the address bar of your web browser. If a login screen is presented, use "admin" as the username and either "1234" or "password" as the password.
  7. Step 7 Connect to the Internet, if necessary. Plug your cable modem or DSL modem into the router's WAN port in the back and run the Internet Connectionmag-glass_10x10.gif Setup Wizard from the web interface.
  8. Step 8 Follow the directions and provide authentication information.
  9. Step 9 Connect more clients. At this point, clients should be able to connect and access the Internet.


GoodLuck ;-)

Dec 04, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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I think someone is crashing my netgear wireless,how do I make it secure so that onlt I can use it?they are slowing my bandwidth and I have not invited anyone in!


make it secure by,

access the netgear router configuration page (you need to do this hardwired)

1. check your IP address, click start -> all programs -> accessories -> command prompt
2. in the black box (command prompt) type in ipconfig and hit enter
3. look for the value of Default Gateway (that's your routers IP address)
4. open an internet browser and go to that address


for more detailed instructions, visit www.netgear.com and select your router model and choose supports & downloads

Sep 14, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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Second computer on router


Check to make sure the DNS settings on the second computer match that of the first one or that the DNS settings are being set up by DHCP. Also, open a dos prompt (start, run, CMD enter) and in that prompt type PING 192.168.1.1 or the ip of your router... compare the results on each pc and if the second one indeed gets a slower ping time I would first try a new cable, followed by a different port on the switch/router and if that still does not solve the issue, try a new ethernet card in the second pc

Jul 15, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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I purchased a Belkin N1 Wireless USB adapter recommended to me by PC World but it is not working correctly. It WILL locate my network but will NOT allow internet access on it. I did ask specifically in the...


Hi there!

Theoretically, it should work with each other. I didn't find any documentation at Belkin's site that states the N1 USB adapter being not compatible with 3rd party devices like your Netgear router.

From what I know is N-Draft's wireless technology should be backwards compatible with both wireless-B and wireless-G devices.

1. Do you have other working wireless devices at your network during that time that you have the N1 USB adapter?
2. Were you able to connect to your wireless network? If Yes, what was your IP address at the wireless computer incase you had the chance to check it?

Maybe you can try to inquire with Belkin about what you've encountered with their device for clarification.

Hope this helps!

May 04, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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D-link di-524up configuring router with bigpond


Hello cook_ka

You can find information about and downloads for your "DI-524UP 54 Mbps Wireless Broadband Router Plus Print Server" HERE on D-Link's Australia & New Zealand regional web site.

You can find its product manual HERE. Please, download this manual. (You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader or another PDF file reader in order to open the file.)

In order to access the router and get it configured initially, connect a computer to any one of the router LAN ports (NOT the WAN port) using an Ethernet patch cable.

The instructions for configuring your router begin on page 8 of the product manual.

This router has a configuration wizard as well. Instructions for using the configuration wizard begin on page 10 of the manual.

NOTE-1: The default IP address of your router is 192.168.0.1

NOTE-2: Don't try to access the router wirelessly until you have the router configured and your connection to the Internet working (using a "wired" connection from your computer to the router).

NOTE-3: I assume that, since your ISP is BigPond, that your Internet access connection is ADSL. In that case, you are going to need your ADSL login credentials (primary account user name and password) in order to configure the WAN side of your router settings.


Please, let us know if this information was helpful to you or, of course, if you have any further questions.

BJ

Apr 03, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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Hi I am trying to connect a netgear DG834G router but it arrived without instructions and installation cd?? I have no idea which cables to put where ... can you help me please? thanks


You will have to connect the netgear through a cat5 cable. Connect to the back of the pc and into one of the for same ports on the back of the netgear. Once you have done this open internet explorer and type in the address bar 192.168.0.1 that is the default ip code for that kind of router. once asked for the username and password type he following

Username : Admin
Password : password

Once in there goto basic settings and fill in all the information that you need.

If 192.168.0.1 doesn't work there is a little whole on the back of the router using a paper clip insert and press the button. This will reset the router back to defaults. You can download the manual from www.netgear.co.uk

Thanks J

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