Question about NetGear Computers & Internet
I cant install my wireless router. i moved and its not conecting
We ll start with the physical connections.
1.take ethernet cable n connect one end of the cable to the modem and the other end to the isolated port on the router(internet port) and then connect the computer and your router with other cable(any lan port).refer the chart on the router to distinguish the internet and lan port.
2.check the light status on the modem and router.
router lite status-power,alphabet i lite,wireless lite(lollipop lite) and the number light lit up(depends on the port eg port no:1 connected number 1 light lit up).
3.check the ip address and default gateway address.
steps:In windows(xp,2000 etc),click on start->click on run->in the search tab type cmd->dos prompt window opens,type ipconfig and u ll get ip address and default gateway address(192.168.1.1 or 192.168.0.1).note it
In vista,start->in the search tab type cmd->dos prompt window type ipconfig->u ll get the address as specified earlier.
4.open the browser,type the default gateway address in the address bar and press enter.The login window ll ask for username and password. username-admin
5.You ll enter the netgear smart wizard page.Run the setup wizard at the left side (blue screen).select yes and detect the type of connection.
6.If it is a cable modem-dynamic ip detected and click next.check whether the dns address is given automatically from isp and click apply.Then click on basic settings under setup menu and in that window in the router mac address select "use computer mac address "option and click on apply.Now click on router status under maintenance menu and check the ip address in internet port(it should not be 0.0.0.0) and in lan port(eg 192.168.1.2 or 192.168.0.2).
7.If its a dsl modem-the type of connection ll be detected as pppoe.click next.configure your router with the username and password provided by the isp and click on apply.The router ll save the settings and then check the internet port and lan port
address as given in the previous step.
8.Now we have to configure the router for wireless settings(both modems same configuration).
*click wireless settings under set up menu.
*In that page enter
. mode:g and b
In security options select wep and key1 give your telephone number so that you wont forget the password.CLICK APPLY.we have secured the n/w.
9.scan and connect to the network.
For windows vista-start->connect to->select the network name(netgear2)and click connect->it ll ask for password,enter it(telephone no).you ll successfully connected.Now disconnect the cable and try going online wirelessly.
For xp-start->control panel->network connections->right click on wireless network connection->select the network and configure.
10.you ll be able to go online wirelessly if there is any problem delete the preferred networks.
I have given you all the steps with examples to help you configure the router.hope you ll fix the issue and further assisstance im ready to help u but pls give details about your operating system,type of modem and no of computers so that it ll easy for me to troubleshoot.rate me if i have helped you.Thank you. Have a good day
Posted on Oct 06, 2009
I want to ask you regarding my WNDR3300 netgear router. I recently bought it, and installed it on my computer using windows vista, can connect to the internet using the provided cable. I have checked the lights on the router and everything seems working fine. But, when I try to connect my laptop wirelessly, it can connect to the network, but it cant really connect to the internet. The laptop is on vista as well.
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