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Netgear gs605 Not Wroking

My netgear gs605 is Not Wroking. The power is green which is good, but none of the lans are green. i have2 computers connected to the modem. when i connect the ethernet cable directly to the PC it works fine. please help!

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  • cheryl01 Aug 12, 2008

    Just bought Netgear GS605 so I can use the internet while my partner is playing xbox live. Everything seems to work fine as long as it's the first thing turned on, if you try to use both at the same time, whichever one was connected 2nd won't connect. We assume this is something to do with ip but can't seem to figure out how to solve it. Please help...Thanks..cheryl

  • GOZA Jan 02, 2009

    i did not received the device to plug into the computer



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Connect back the computer to the router and modem to router,
then try and ping your router from the pc . go start, run, cmd, enter
at the command line type ping 192.168.0.1 if that is the gateway ip which is your router ip(what ever your router ip is it usally tells you in the manual).
ip you can't ping your router has lost its mind, try entering the setup
for your router by typing in the routers ip address in the browser, follow the setup according to manufacture, do a firmware upgrade while there, reboot the router, and that should work.

if you had power outages recently the router is probably fried so you can have it for breakfast. lol

let me know if this helps. smiles

Posted on Jun 03, 2008

  • randgarr Nov 27, 2010

    The Netgear GS605 is a network *switch*, it cannot share internet access from one modem to the LAN. I needs NAT (Network Address Translation) in order to allow multiple computers to access the internet. The Switch is best used adding more ports to a router which is a different device than then GS605 switch. I'm using that device right now but piggy backing to a router in order for several of my computers to access the internet. My setup is a bit 'special' as most people do just fine with a router.

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