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Help with a netgear wpn824 v3 and configuring for my PS3 and PSP.

When I try to connect my PS3 or PSP to my wpn824 it times out trying to find the IP. When I give it a statc IP it seems to connect to the router but gives no actual intenet access. Firmware on all is up to date I am willing to go with a MOD firmware if that will make it work.

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    my ps3 can find the ip address with a static ip address, but can't get an internet connection.

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2 things you can try:-

1. make sure you enter the subnet mask and the gateway on the PSP or PS3
You can get these values on a connected computer

2. Try connecting to the Netgear and changing the channel if in UK try channel 4 or 7

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PS3 NAT type 3 issue


HI, Upgrade the firmware on the router and then forward ports on the router for the IP Address of your PS3.

Let me know if you need any further help.

Sep 06, 2009 | NetGear RangeMax WPN824 Router

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Port Forwarding for PLAY STATION on NETGEAR routers


The following steps will help you forward ports on the NETGEAR router for Play station network (PS2, PS3, PSP). At time you can not access or play online games through your PS and in such cases you need to make sure that you have the required ports forwarded on your router as mentioned below. The below steps are applicable for NETGEAR router model WGR614, WGT624, WPN824, WNR2000, WNDR3300, WNR854T, WNR834B etc

1. Open a browser (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Safari) on your computer connected to the router.
2. Access the router, usually by typing 'http://192.168.1.1' or 'http://www.routerlogin.com' in the address bar.
3. Login to the router (Username = admin and Password = Password unless you have changed it).
4. Click on Port Forwarding under Advanced.
5. Click on 'Add Custom Service' button.
6. Specify any name for the service (PSN1). Select Service Type as TCP/UDP
7. Specify the Start and the End Port as 80.
8. In the server IP Address specify the ip address of the PS3.
9. Click on 'Add' button.
10. Follow the same steps to open the below ports
Start = 443 End = 443 use name as PSN2
Start = 5223 End = 5223 use name as PSN3
Start = 3478 End = 3479 use name as PSN4.
Start = 3658 End = 3658 use name as PSN5.
Start = 10070 End = 10080 use name as PSN6.
Click Apply.

These steps would allow you to access online games on your PS connected through the NETGEAR router.

on Mar 18, 2010 | NetGear WGR614 Router

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Trying to switch routers, can't get into new Netgear to configure


To configure it you can simply contect a pc to one of its rj45 port. it will give the pc an ip address in a default range. but the must have its network connection configured to receive ip automatically.

See the status of the pc LAN connection and note the gateway ip address. then type this ip in your explore address bar to access the configuration page / program of the router.

Hope that help.

Mar 16, 2009 | NetGear RangeMax WPN824 Wireless Router...

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My Netgear WPN824 v2 router won't work with my ps3?


hi, try setting a predefined setting
Ip adress : 192.168.1.200 ( or any number not used by pc )
Dns : 192.168.1.1
Gateway : same as DNS

Feb 28, 2009 | NetGear RangeMax WPN824 Wireless Router...

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I have wpn824 it appears connected


Try to reset the NetGear router and reconfigure it again Use the user manual for the procedure. If you can not locate the manual use this helpful website below there is 2 version of Wpn824 v2 and v3 but i think configuration should be the same Just pick one. And look under the
knowledge base

http://kbserver.netgear.com/products/WPN824.asp

good luck

Feb 18, 2009 | NetGear RangeMax WPN824 Wireless Router...

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HELP


I had to manually set access on my Wii even though it said everything was right.

If you can manually set it up, do that. You will need the IP numbers, which can be found by going to a command prompt, and typing ipconfig /all.

You will see 192.168.xxx.yyy and 255.255.255.0, and 192.168.zzz.uuu.

The first is the IP of the computer your on.
The second doesn't matter, but you'll enter the same on the PS3.

The third you'll duplicate in the PS3.

Setup any security you may have, and it should work. Let me know what you come up with. I have suggested this to others, but have not checked to see if this made their system work.

Jan 31, 2009 | NetGear RangeMax WPN824 Router

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Internet connection fails on ps3


im really only experienced with xbox but your best bet is to call sony for help.

Jan 31, 2009 | NetGear RangeMax WPN824 Wireless Router...

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Netgear rangemax wpn824 incorrecty or won't detect wireless conn.


Check ISP configuration to match Router settings with your supplier requirements.
Your issue seems related with wrong settings on Router WAN configuration.
Check if DHCP is required on your router or if it has tio be configured as a BRIDGE.
Your ISP should be ready to support you. (Or Netgear)

Dec 31, 2008 | NetGear RangeMax WPN824 Wireless Router...

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Reset


You can reset your Netgear router/wireless wpn824 router to the factory settings from within the router manager. The reset procedure removes all user-configured settings and returns the router to the original factory settings.

For this reason, only reset the router if you encounter problems that can't be solved with other methods.

Step 1: Check that your Netgear router/wireless wpn824 router is properly connected with your system or not. If it is OK, then press reset button on Netgear router for at least 10 seconds. The 'test' light should flash during this process.

Step 2: Now open browser and enter Netgear's IP address into the address bar. Generally, '192.168.0.1' is the Netgear router IP address but you can find specific IP address in Netgear wpn824 router manual.

Step 3: Now enter your default username and password to log in to router.

Step 4: Click 'Erase' button under the 'Revert to Factory Default Settings'. This process will erase all your previous changes that have been made to the router and restore the configuration settings to factory setting. Don't interrupt the process until the process is finished.

Once the router's 'test' light has stopped blinking and the configuration page you are on has refreshed, the wpn824 router has been reset.

Feel free to get instant online Netgear router
support at http://www.vtechsquad.com/netgear-router-support/ to fix Netgear router/wireless router issues.

Dec 15, 2007 | NetGear RangeMax WPN824 Router

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Still can't get access to the Router


Hi,

By your post/description that the wizard starts @ 192.168.1.1 and it can identify your Internet Connection indicates that chances are, there is nothing wrong with your Netgear RangeMax WPN824 Router. Clicking on the Next tab does not make your browser go to the subsequent page is perhaps a problem with your browser and not with the router. You can try tweaking your browser:
• In Mozilla, click on Tools, Options, Advanced tab, Network tab, Settings button, tick "Auto-detect proxy settings for this connection, OK, OK;
• In IE, Tools, Internet Options, Connections tab, LAN settings button, check "Automatically detect settings", OK, Advance tab, check Use HTTP 1.1 through proxy connections.
• In Opera, Tools, Preferences, Advanced tab, Network, Proxy server buttons, check "Enable HTTP 1.1 for proxy, OK, OK.

Alternately if this doesn’t work, try manually configuring your PC’s Network settings:
Click on Start, Control Panel, Network Connection, right click on the networking icon (that is used to connect to the router; WiFi or LAN). Click on Properties button, highlight Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), click on properties button (mid right). In the General tab:
• tick "Use the following IP address"
• Enter values as shown below -
IP address: 192.168.1.201 (201 can be any number from 2-254 that is not in used by any other PC in your Network)
Subnet mask: 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway: 192.168.1.1
DNS servers: as provided by your ISP
click on OK, OK, Close.

Additionally, you can try right clicking on the Networking icon (bottom right side) in your Systems Tray and click on Repair.

Worst case is you try and do a hard reset of your Netgear RangeMax WPN824 Router by pressing the small Reset button at the back or bottom for a couple of seconds or till the LEDs flashes. Pls be reminded that a full/hard reset will revert all router’s configuration to factory default.

Should you still need the setup files, they are available at the NetGear site here (depending on the version number). Further manuals, instructions and other documents for this router is available here.

Hope that this be of some help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards.

Nov 14, 2007 | NetGear RangeMax WPN824 Router

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