20 Most Recent NetGear WGR614 54Mbps Wireless Router (obwgr614_1) Questions & Answers

There is a pin sized hole in the back of it. You can press the button in for 10 seconds to reset the router.

Default username and password is usually



NetGear WGR614... | Answered on Jun 10, 2018

Your Web server thinks that the HTTP data stream sent by the client (e.g. your Web browser or our CheckUpDown robot) was correct, but access to the URL resource requires user authentication which 1) has not yet been provided or 2) which has been provided but failed authorization tests. This is commonly known as "HTTP Basic Authentication". The actual authentication request expected from the client is defined in the HTTP protocol as the WWW-Authenticate header field.
Generally this error message means you need to log on (enter a valid user ID and password) somewhere first. If you have just entered these and then immediately see a 401 error, it means that one or both of your user ID and password were invalid for whatever reason (entered incorrectly, user ID suspended etc.).
401 errors in the HTTP cycle
Any client (e.g. your Web browser or our CheckUpDown robot) goes through the following cycle:
Obtain an IP address from the IP name of your site (your site URL without the leading 'http://'). This lookup (conversion of IP name to IP address) is provided by domain name servers (DNSs).
Open an IP socket connection to that IP address.
Write an HTTP data stream through that socket.
Receive an HTTP data stream back from your Web server in response. This data stream contains status codes whose values are determined by the HTTP protocol. Parse this data stream for status codes and other useful information.
This error occurs in the final step above when the client receives an HTTP status code it recognises as '401'.
Fixing 401 errors - general
Each Web Server manages user authentication in its own way. A security officer (e.g. a Web Master) at the site typically decides which users are allowed to access the URL. This person then uses Web server software to set up those users and their passwords. So if you need to access the URL (or you forgot your user ID or password), only the security officer at that site can help you. Refer any security issues direct to them.
If you think that the URL Web page *should* be accessible to all and sundry on the Internet, then a 401 message indicates a deeper problem. The first thing you can do is check your URL via a Web browser. This browser should be running on a computer to which you have never previously identified yourself in any way, and you should avoid authentication (passwords etc.) that you have used previously. Ideally all this should be done over a completely different Internet connection to any you have used before (e.g. a different ISP dial-up connection). In short, you are trying to get the same behaviour a total stranger would get if they surfed the Internet to your Web page.
If this type of browser check indicates no authority problems, then it is possible that your Web server (or surrounding systems) have been configured to disallow certain patterns of HTTP traffic. In other words, HTTP communication from a well-known Web browser is allowed, but automated communication from other systems is rejected with an 401 error code. This is unusual, but may indicate a very defensive security policy around your Web server.
Fixing 401 errors - CheckUpDown
When you set up your CheckUpDown account, you may optionally provide two items 2. Web Site User ID and 3. Web Site Password. You should provide these only if your site uses HTTP Basic Authentication. If you provide them, the CheckUpDown robot always uses them. This will result in a 401 error if in fact your site does not use this authentication. Conversely, if you do not provide them and your site does use this authentication, you also get a 401 error.
If however your URL is open to all comers, then an 401 message should not appear. Because it indicates a fundamental authority problem, we can only resolve this by negotiation with the personnel responsible for security on and around your Web site. These discussions unfortunately may take some time, but can often be amicably resolved.
Alternatively or the other way around is :

open the XP hosts file, and do a manual insert there.
The hosts file is located at: C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc
The entry is: www.routerlogin.net
You might need to flush your DNS records at this point, or simply restart your computer.
And then use the following URL to access the admin page:
***Here is another solution to the problem, which is a fairly straight-forward way to disable the annoying wizard.
Type in your browser:
Select: Disable Configuration Assistant, and click on Apply.
You can re-enable it by navigating to (where is your router’s IP address)

NetGear WGR614... | Answered on Apr 25, 2018

where is WEP code found

NetGear WGR614... | Answered on Jun 29, 2016

Yes it can ,if you are open to third party software it is quite simple using DD-wrt software ,they have great how to do step by step solutions or you can just view their wiki .

NetGear WGR614... | Answered on Apr 18, 2014

Best way is do a factory reset.Press and hold reset button during this procedure ,do not release the button until you are finished and you will be back to factory default.

1)Hold button 30 sec.
2)remove power cord hold 30 sec.
3)plug in power cord 30 sec.
You should now be in default factory mode,good to go.

NetGear WGR614... | Answered on Apr 18, 2014

when i think of routers to passwords come to mind:
the administrative username and password
the wireless name (SSID) and wireless password

if you don't know the admin stuff you will need to set the router to factory defaults before you can do anything. its easy use something to push the reset button for 12 seconds. login by going to routerlogin.net or and enter the default admin stuff "admin" and "password".

now to change the admin password (so other people can't mess with your router) go to the admin tab.
to re-setup your wireless go to the wireless tab

hopefully something i said answers your question

NetGear WGR614... | Answered on Nov 21, 2013

Network key is the password by which the wireless network is secure,,,,it is the password setup by you when u configured the router ,,,,,in case of wpa security this network is known as passphrase or shared key.In case of wep security it is key1.
If you still do not remember it then you need to login into the router setup page by the default gateway u r getting in command prompt after typing ipconfig .and you can login into router and can check the key

NetGear WGR614... | Answered on Nov 13, 2011

log into router and click on wireless settings tab

NetGear WGR614... | Answered on Jul 14, 2011

I am going to assume you were advised to download a firmware update and not a driver, as in 99% of user installations of a router drivers are not necessary. Below you will find the instruction for uploading the firmware to your router, as well as the links associated with the firmware. You need to access the router through a browser, such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, etc. The reason you cannot find the file association is because this is a checksum file with a chk extension and there is no program that can run this in a computer environment, as it is a language file, compiled for installation through hardware. I hope this helps explain what is going wrong and how you can correct this issue. Let me know if you require additional information on setting up your router.
  1. Download the file to a convenient place such as your desktop.

    For North America users only

    right-click-and-save-downlo.gif 1.84 MB

    For users outside Americas - World wide Version

    right-click-and-save-downlo.gif 1.84 MB

    For users in Russia only

    right-click-and-save-downlo.gif 1.84 MB
    Note: Do not upgrade the firmware using a wireless connection. Please perform firmware upgrade with "wired" or Ethernet connection only.

  2. Open a Web browser.
  3. Access the router ( or the Default Gateway address if the router's default IP was changed).
  4. Log in the router (User Name = admin and Password = password, unless you changed it).
  5. Write down all settings that you entered when previously configuring. This includes information such as ISP configuration and wireless security settings.
  6. Under Maintenance, click Router Upgrade.
  7. Click Browse and locate the firmware upgrade file.
  8. Click Upload.
  9. Wait for the router to reboot.
  10. Under Maintenance, click Settings Backup, then click Erase. (Or press the reset button on the back for 10 seconds.)
  11. Wait one minute for the router to reboot.
  12. Manually enter the configuration information you wrote down in Step 5.

NetGear WGR614... | Answered on Jul 12, 2011

Unfortunately, there is no way to recover a lost or forgotten password from a router or access point; you will need to reset the device to factory defaults. However, once the device is reset to factory defaults, you can use the default username ("admin") and password (either "password" or "1234" depending on your router) to reconfigure your router settings.


if there is a small hole in the front or back of the router push a hair pin in to reset to factory settings

hope this helps

NetGear WGR614... | Answered on Jan 09, 2011

If your trying to get on the internet with a wireless connection.and running WINDOWS, . first try this

try resetting the router (disconnect the power to it for a few minutes) next --be sure the wifi switch is enabled on the netbook---TRY IT NOWNETWORK CONNECTIONS--right click oin your wifi card and choose properties--highlight INTERNET PROTOCOL and choose properties and be sure "OPTAIN IP ADDRESS AUTOMATICALLY" is checked--Does the laptop "SEE" the router?
You will need your SSID to logon to the router(internet)
this is a link to a troubleshooting flow-chart

If this was helpful, please indicate so, if not -comment back so we can dig further to resolve this.

NetGear WGR614... | Answered on Dec 31, 2010

You may reset router to factory setting from the reset button on the back side of the router. Use a paper pin to press the button for few seconds, the lights on the front would blink and the router would restart with factory setting. Please not that ALL SETTING WOULD BE LOST...AND YOU WOULD HAVE TO MAKE CONFIGURATIONS AND SETTING ALL OVER AGAIN

HOPE IT HELPS...Let me know if you need any further assistance

NetGear WGR614... | Answered on Nov 29, 2010

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NetGear WGR614... | Answered on Nov 28, 2010

sir a hidden button on the back of the router used to reset to the factory default settings (use paperclip)


NetGear WGR614... | Answered on Nov 25, 2010


There should be a reset button on the back that will bring this back to factory defaults. HOWEVER, every time I have seen "the light stay on" the router or switch was bad,. I would return this unit.

Best of luck

NetGear WGR614... | Answered on Nov 25, 2010

Go to NETGEAR Router.

If you need more help come back.Post / thumbs / testimonial are welcome!

NetGear WGR614... | Answered on Nov 24, 2010

Look for a small hole back on the router.Press the inside button for 10 seconds.Wait until the router power back on.Enter in the router IP and configure it again.

If you need more help come back.Post / thumbs / testimonial are welcome!

NetGear WGR614... | Answered on Nov 22, 2010

Hello, I dont think you need the drivers for Router. And first of all you need to connect your modem to your router through ethernet cable. And after connecting your modem, configure your wireless router by typing this IP address in internet explorer: The user id is admin and the password is password. Then detect your broadband connection by using the option in the router. Try connecting your Laptop to wifi after setting the connection.

NetGear WGR614... | Answered on Nov 02, 2010

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