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Connect a LAN cable from the Netgear to the LAN port on yourcomputer, open a browser and enter the Netgear configuration URL - http://192.168.0.1 The default login = admin The default PW = passwordYou can now change the default admin password and configurethe wireless settings. Go to the wireless configuration and set up the SSID and WPA or WPA2encryption. Now apply these settings to the wireless card in your laptop/computer. To secure your wireless network from unauthorized access, please click on thislink and follow my instructions :-http://www.fixya.com/support/r3559128-wireless_router_security
You need to use the desktop computer to access the Netgear page. Check the default gateway address of your desktop (this is the IP address of your Netgear). You may follow these steps if you don't know how to check the IP address of your desktop:
1. Go to the Command prompt or DOS prompt. Type in ipconfig and press enter. Check the Default Gateway address.
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To start with plug the LAN cable, type 192.168.0.1
into your browser, a netgear window should come
up name is (admin) PW is (password) default.
goto to wireless settings.
TickEnable Wireless Access Point
TickAllow Broadcast of Name (SSID,
give it a name
Under security options, Tick none
Hit apply and exit
Setup your laptop up with no security to start with, the
Should now see the Netgear SSID name you made.
After this find out your laptops MAC address, log back onto
Netgear unit, add the MAC address to the allowed list, hit
And exit, now only your laptop will be able to get a
Hope this helps
Have a nice day
I experienced a similar problem with a Vista laptop a few weeks ago.
There were no apparent problems, so I uninstalled the wireless network
adapter from the Windows "device manager" and then let it automatically
reinstall the wireless adapter when it rebooted. The local wireless
network appeared about 5 minutes after the reboot and has been working
ever since. Hope this idea helps!