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Can't access configuration for Wgr614 v5 Netgear Wireless router

I have a Sierra Wireless card that I use to get on the internet. When I try to access the Netgear router, it's not connecting. I share the connection for other computers, so I think it something to do with that. I tried to ping the netgear router, but It can't find it. Is there a way around having to access the internet to config the netgear router. You didn't need to access the internet to config the older versions of the wgr614 routers. All you had to do is connect it and access it locally. Can you help me ?

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  • ricker1960 Dec 22, 2008

    I can ping the router now. I plugged the router into my ethernet connection on my computer. But when I go to the routerlogin.com , It won't connect to the internet.

  • ricker1960 Dec 22, 2008

    That's the whole problem. I can't get to the router configuration. Here is how my network is setup. I have a wireless pcmcia card plugged into a pci/pcmcia adapter in my pc. Then I have a ethernet cable plugged into my nic on my pc going to a regular hub. From there I have the Netgear wireless router plugged in. I have recently used a diffferent model netgear router that way with no problems. The only difference is that it didn't require an internet connection to configure.
    This new router (WGR614 v5) defaults to assigning ipaddresses, which I don't want it to. I am only using it to connect a laptop like a hub. Is there a way I can configure the router without an internet connection ? ????


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Since you cannot ping the router, first thing to do here is to reset the router by pressing the reset button of the router for 30 seconds while power is On and then after the reset power off the router for 5 seconds and then when the router is already power On try to ping the IP of the router using a computer that is wired to it if still cannot be ping better contact Netgear support if the router is still underw arranty and have it replace...

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  • Mark Gil
    Mark Gil Dec 22, 2008

    You need to reconfigure the router to work with you ISP , since we reset the router its back to it default settings so you only need to reconfigure it back putting the proper settings for your ISP...

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Netgear routers--like all wireless routers--give you the opportunity to access the Internet with your laptop or wireless-adapted computer from virtually anywhere in your house within range of the router's WiFi signal. Though slightly different in appearance from other router models by Netgear, the WGR614 V5 acts similar in its setup process as others such as the WGT624 or WNR1000 series routers.
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