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How do i create a password for my netgear router. i never set up a password and someone has been doing dowloads so i need to go back and setup password so this will not happen again.

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You need to log in your router as administrator, then go to wireless security in that you can configure your wireless password then save and reboot your security password will configure more details mail me at sakthiganesh.y@gmail.com Thank you

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How do i set up secured network?


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A wireless network is comprised of a wireless router, a computer (or other wireless-enabled devices), a high-speed modem, and a subscription to an Internet Service Provider (ISP). Netgear is a popular manufacturer of wireless networking hardware that allows users to set up a secured wireless network. In order to prevent unauthorized users from logging onto your wireless network to gain access the Internet, and in order to protect the data you transmit and receive online, you should change your wireless router's security settings to create a secured wireless network.

1 Install the router. To install a Netgear wireless router, use an Ethernet cable to connect the router to the cable/DSL modem and use another Ethernet cable to connect the router to your computer. Make sure all of these devices are powered off as you connect them. Once connected, turn on the cable/DSL modem, the router, then the computer, in that order. Allow at least two minutes to pass after turning on each device to give the devices time to recognize one another

2 Log in to the router. Open a web browser and type in the router's address to load the router's settings page. The router's address can be found in the user guide or setup CD that came with your router, or you can download a user guide from Netgear's technical support page (see Resources). Most Netgear routers use one of the following addresses: http://192.168.1.1; http://www.routerlogin.net; or http://www.routerlogin.com. Press "Enter" or click "Go" in your web browser after you have entered the address.


3 Enter the router's username and password. A prompt will appear on the screen when you enter your router's address, requiring you to enter a username and password before you can access the router's settings page. The default username for Netgear routers is "username" and the password is "password." Because the textboxes are case-sensitive, you must enter both of these using all lowercase letters. Press "Enter" to log in to the router and begin changing its security settings.

4 Open the security settings menu. The router's home page has multiple links for changing settings. Find and click the "Security Settings" link to change the router's security settings.

5 Change the SSID, choose an encryption setting and create a password. The default name (or "SSID") of your wireless network will be "NETGEAR." Enter a new, memorable name for your wireless network to help detract would-be hackers from trying to access your router, as most novice computer users with unsecure networks do not know how to change the default network name or institute any other security features. Newer Netgear routers offer WPA or WPA-PSK encryption to secure your network, both of which provide high levels of security. Select either of these. encryption types and create a unique password. This will require all users to enter the password before they can log in to your wireless network. It is important that you create a complex password that has several characters, including numbers. Once you have created a password, click "Confirm Password" to save it. To exit the security settings menu and log off of the router, click "Save" or "Apply" to save the changes you made, then click "Logout" to exit the route



Things You'll Need

* Netgear wireless router
* High-speed Internet service provider (e.g., Comcast, AT&T, Insight)
* Cable/DSL modem
* 2 Ethernet cables
* Computer
* Web browser
* Router address
* Router's username and password

Good Luck : ) ....

Oct 14, 2011 | NetGear WGR614 Wireless Router

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How can i create password in Wireless Router NetGear WGR614


to create a network security key or password for your router you need to access the 192.168.1.1 or www.routerlogin.net but be sure that you are connected hard wired to the router. after typing it, it would ask you for a username and password which is "admin" for username and "password" for password. it would take you now to the netgear page. on the left side of the screen you would see the wireless settings button. click on it. there you can start configuring the network name and password for your wireless. and just click apply settings.

Aug 31, 2011 | NetGear WGR614 Wireless Router

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I need an 8 digit pin number for my wpn824 wireless router. I am trying to set up Web disk. There is no 8 digit pin number on the router or the packaging.


the 8 digit pin is usually located on the sticker under the router. it is labeled as security pin. or anything that is related to that phrase.

Aug 25, 2011 | NetGear WPN824 108Mpbs Wireless Router _...

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How do i reset passwords


Here is a pdf you download for for a 614 v5.
http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&cd=3&ved=0CCwQFjAC&url=http%3A%2F%2Fkb.netgear.com%2Fapp%2Fanswers%2Fdetail%2Fa_id%2F2175&ei=T7hJTf6cBMP6lwfcrKEP&usg=AFQjCNFXosS6Q_jh-lWvVhPQGplQFES4bw

You wipe out the settings back to factory by holding the reset button down for 10 - 15 seconds.
That's the recessed button close to the power connection in back.
http://192.168.0.1 in any browser should gain access to the default setup screens of the Netgear. You don't need the CDROM program. The default username is admin, and the default password is password. You want to change that, and do some wireless security setups.

To be more specific, I need the version of router, 4 - 5 -6 - 7? The PDF should help you out.

Feb 02, 2011 | NetGear WGR614 Wireless Router

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I can't find the password for my network, so do I need to reset the password? Once I get the password, how do I then get my laptop on the network?


There is a great article at Working with Windows Wireless Networks
If you need more help post back! Thumbs and testimonial are welcome!

There a great article at General Router Setup.
If you need more help post back!
Thumbs and testimonial are welcome!

Jan 30, 2011 | NetGear WGR614 Wireless Router

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I have used the netgear wgr614 wireless router in unsecured mode to run two laptops for a couple of years now.... yes, I know that is stupid....now! So after a security breach, I realize I need to secure...


  1. Install the router. To install a Netgear wireless router, use an Ethernet cable to connect the router to the cable/DSL modem and use another Ethernet cable to connect the router to your computer. Make sure all of these devices are powered off as you connect them. Once connected, turn on the cable/DSL modem, the router, then the computer, in that order. Allow at least two minutes to pass after turning on each device to give the devices time to recognize one another.

  2. Log in to the router. Open a web browser and type in the router's address to load the router's settings page. The router's address can be found in the user guide or setup CD that came with your router, or you can download a user guide from Netgear's technical support page (see Resources). Most Netgear routers use one of the following addresses: http://192.168.1.1; http://www.routerlogin.net; or http://www.routerlogin.com. Press "Enter" or click "Go" in your web browser after you have entered the address.

  3. Enter the router's username and password. A prompt will appear on the screen when you enter your router's address, requiring you to enter a username and password before you can access the router's settings page. The default username for Netgear routers is "username" and the password is "password." Because the textboxes are case-sensitive, you must enter both of these using all lowercase letters. Press "Enter" to log in to the router and begin changing its security settings.

  4. Open the security settings menu. The router's home page has multiple links for changing settings. Find and click the "Security Settings" link to change the router's security settings.

  5. Change the SSID, choose an encryption setting and create a password. The default name (or "SSID") of your wireless network will be "NETGEAR." Enter a new, memorable name for your wireless network to help detract would-be hackers from trying to access your router, as most novice computer users with unsecure networks do not know how to change the default network name or institute any other security features. Newer Netgear routers offer WPA or WPA-PSK encryption to secure your network, both of which provide high levels of security. Select either of these. encryption types and create a unique password. This will require all users to enter the password before they can log in to your wireless network. It is important that you create a complex password that has several characters, including numbers. Once you have created a password, click "Confirm Password" to save it. To exit the security settings menu and log off of the router, click "Save" or "Apply" to save the changes you made, then click "Logout" to exit the router.

If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it and give a testimonial for my response. Happy Holidays!

Thanks, Joe


Read more: How to Set up a Secured Wireless Network on Netgear

Dec 25, 2010 | NetGear KWGR614 Router

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I want to connect with my Nintendo DS Lite to my NetGear router. But it says i need a WEP-key but i can't find it on my router. Can someone tell me where to find it?


You need to login to your router. To begin, You must be at a PC connected to the router.

1. Open you web browser.

2. Navigate to http://192.168.1.1 or http://192.168.0.1 depending on you model

3. If you have never setup your router you should login with default credentials. They are:
Username: admin Password: password
(if you have set the password and do not remember it, you must perform a factory reset: Press and hold reset button on the back of the router for aprox. 10 seconds.)

4. In the left-side menu, click "Wireless Settings". Your key will be listed in there

Oct 28, 2010 | NetGear WGR614 54Mbps Wireless Router...

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Trying to connect netgear wgr614v9 router to new toshiba computer with windows 7 ....setup says unsupported operating system....what do I do


As netgear setup disc doesnot support Win 7.
U need to manually setup the netgear product

-- hard resett the router using a restore factory setting hole on the back of the router
-- open the netgear router page using www.routerlogin.com
-- Username - admin , Password - password
-- run setup wizard
-- if it detects dynamic ip then press next
-- and on the left u will see wireless settings under setup .
-- secure the network using WPA_PSK(TKIP)
-- and then apply .

In case if it will detect static or fixed ip .
Then click on " Basic settings "
-- Under router MAC address
-- select "use computers MAC adress "
-- Apply
-- And then Powercycle the network..
-- And u will be able to go online ..

Jan 02, 2010 | NetGear WGR614 Wireless Router

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Nintendo ds + wii+ wireless router help


On the router do you have a password? If you have a password on the Router along with the router name then in the setting setup for the Wii you will need to go into the network setup and configure the settings just as you have them on the router. For Example: If the router name is netgear and the password is abc123456789 then in the setting for the Wii you need to put in netgear and the password abc123456789

Mar 11, 2009 | Nintendo DS Lite Console

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Forgot password


To ilysurita, cj_mom, top_shutta…
First can I clarify what is meant by a ‘lost password’ …. The original poster here is asking about the password needed to login to the router configuration pages.

If you know the password to login to the router configuration pages, you can still get access to the network key (also known as passphrase, WPA or WEP key, PSK, pre-shared key) – which is the key Windows asks for to connect a new computer to the network. It will be found under a heading like ‘Wireless Security’ or ‘Wireless Settings’ within the router configuration pages. For this model, you can find the router configuration pages by typing www.routerlogin.net (or .com) into a web browser, or http://192.168.0.1

If you don’t know the username/password to login to your router, try using the defaults – for this model, they are admin and password.

However, if the router login username/password has been forgotten, the only way to regain access to the router configuration settings is to reset the router, as described in my posting above. I don’t know of any shortcuts to this one. :(

If you have to resort to this, you might want to wait for whoever set up the router to help with this. This is because resetting the router will remove all your settings – password, network key, ISP connection info – so you will lose your internet connection altogether until it is set up again.

On the other hand, if you’re willing to spend some time and patience, you can have a go yourself.

If you have your original setup CD this may contain a software wizard to walk you through it. If not, you might be able to download a setup wizard from the router manufacturer’s website, along with a quick installation guide (and a manual).

The Netgear site also has very clear troubleshooting and support pages which will help with setup, even if you don’t have any setup software:
http://kbserver.netgear.com/products/wgr614v9.asp

Make sure you use a wired connection. Also, print off all the information you need before you begin, as you will not be able to access the internet while you are setting up the router.
Good luck whatever you decide to do

Dec 21, 2008 | NetGear WGR614 Wireless Router

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