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G580 won't connect over wi-fi to my Netgear WNDR43...

Q: G580 won't connect over wi-fi to my Netgear WNDR43...

I usually have my G580 laptop hardwired to my router, so I wasn't checking wireless connectivity on a regular basis. But it won't connect anymore (it used to work). Everything else I own workes fine over wi-fi on my Netgear router (Android tablet and smartphone, HP Windows Vista laptop, etc.). I took my G580 laptop to McDonald's this morning and it connects to their wi-fi easily. Any ideas? Thanks, rick8864

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A: G580 won't connect over wi-fi to my Netgear WNDR43...

hi rick8864,

Just to verify, when you connect to the Netgear accesspoint, are you getting one of the errors below?

Windows was unable to connect (Win7)
Can't connect to this network (Win8)

Things that you can try:
1. Reboot the router
2. Remove the Wi-Fi network and try connecting again.

If you have Win7, navigate to Control Panel (icon views) > Network and Sharing Center > Manage Wireless Networks and delete the Netgear accesspoint.
- Link to picture

If you have Win8, right click on the Wi-Fi network and choose Forget Network
- Link to picture

3. Uninstall the Wi-Fi Adapter by navigating to Device Manager Network Adapters. When finished, scan for hardware changes and reconnect to the wireless accesspoint then observe.

Let me know how it goes.


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I just got my Netgear router WGR614 v6. I was able to initally access to finish setup. Setup was successful but then whenever I started my IE, intead of loading my homepage, it will only load the Netgear login page while displaying my default homepage's address. But it has no problem connection to any other website.

So I restarted my laptop and reset my modem and router. After that,
I can no longer connect to The IE only displays this Dell page:
stating "Sorry, we couldn't find "

I'd like to know How can I connect to again because as soon as I unplug the cable from my router to the laptop, I lose internet connection.

Please help. Thanks much in advance!

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I have 2 Windows 7 laptops with a Netgear DGND3700 router. 1 can connect fine the other can see the network but cannot connect. I have tried resetting everything to default router, winsock, TCP/IP - all to no avail

Ipconfig for working laptop:
Windows IP Configuration
Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Misc23
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:
Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Marvell Yukon 88E8059 PCI-E Gigabit Ether
net Controller
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 78-84-3C-CA-26-01
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Atheros AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 4C-0F-6E-D2-C6-10
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::2180:879f:20ec:5449%11(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . :
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . :
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : 11 December 2011 09:48:40
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : 12 December 2011 10:34:06
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
DHCP Server . . . . . .... Read more

A:Netgear see connection can't connect

on the faulty PC can you install xirrus and post a screen shot
what firewall do you have or ever had on the PC - norton, mcafee etc

is there a switch on the laptop for the wireless at all ?

Run Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector
Download and install
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to copy the program across to the faulty PC
Direct link to the program is here

{If the above link does not work heres another link,77196-order,4/download.html}

Then run and install the program - on a wireless enabled PC/Laptop
if you get an error - You need NET Framework installed for the WiFi Inspector to function.

Run the program

A user guide is available here

post a screen shot of the program running - if there are a lot of networks showing can you click on "networks" top lefthand area - so we can see all the network information, and also post which network "Adapter Name" (1st column) is yours on the list

To post a screen shot of the active window, hold the Alt key and press the PrtScn key. Open the Windows PAINT application and Paste the screen shot. You can then use PAINT to trim to suit, and save it as a JPG f... Read more

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Any help = appreciated to the max

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Can you be more specific--can you detect your network? If so, what happens when you try to connect? While trying to connect please show ...

Start, Run, CMD, OK to open a command prompt:
(For Vista type CMD in the Search box after Start)

Type the following command:


[Note that there is no space between the slash and ALL.]

Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter.
Paste the results in a message here.

If necessary use a text file and removable media to copy the results to a computer with internet access.

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Burjo G'day all,

My system is a Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Desktop.
I'm running Duel Boot with Vista and XP Pro SP3.
I have only just Installed the XP the other day.

The Family has a Desktop Connected ADSL with a 2WIRE Gateway 2701HGV-W that is working fine.

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I have a Red PC Icon on the bottom right saying netgear is disconnected

To assist with your evaluation i have added the following info:

The Device Manager:

1394 Net Adapter
Intel(R) 82566DC-2 Gigabit Network Connection
NETGEAR WG111v2 54Mbps Wireless USB 2.0 Adapter

There is nothing in Device Manager with a X or ? or !

Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : mark
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcast
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
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I inserted the Resource CD, which installs the modem (although it is installed). Then it stalls at some point.

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hi avz10,

you most likly need to remove the rest of the drivers that are still installed on the system and re-install them again. right click computer go to properties, on the top left corner select device manager uninstall the modem driver from their and then re-install it from the resource CD.

hope this helps

Cheers !!

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Hello smart people!!!

I am a newbie in how to use a router...

I have an unwired network, with its own modem. I bought a router which came with the power adaptor, NO CD OR MANUAL, as it is a 2nd hand one.... I have no idea how to connect it... it shows a name that it is not usually in my wireless networks, but it shows that it is a secure network, which i am thinking it has a ...password??? should I contact the person who owned before and ask for the password, or do I have to install something in the laptop ??

do I have to download any drivers or software??? ( it is the first time i use it)
Please , any help would be appreciated!!!!

thanks in advance

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can you supply more detail
Make and model of the Modem - this sounds like its already a wireless router based on
I have an unwired network, with its own modemClick to expand...

You would connect your Modem (If a straight MODEM and NOTE a router ) to the internet port
I would suggest as its 2nd Hand you do a full factory reset and reset upthe router

You need to log into the router and then you will find a wireless section and the pasword will be there

If the router is still set to default login - connect to the router by a cable and in Internet explorer type
in the address bar

When prompted, enter admin for the router user name and password for the router password,

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have you followed these instructions at all?

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update the firmware on your modem, router, and wireless adaptor (if any) and
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Then monitor for reliability.

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can you try another area near the router
My Son had this problem on an xbox - could not connect tried everything - then his brother came back from UNI and set up a mates xbox in his bedroom and worked perfectly
for some reason his xbox wont work in the living corner of the house

any way ignoring that for the moment

have you tried turning the router off and all the attached devices
then switch on modem/router make sure all the lights settle
then switch on ps3

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Thank for any help any one can give


ps. The Network Diagnostics says:

Windows cannot connect to "NETGEAR"

View the wireless security settings on this computter to verify they are compatible with this network.
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If your sure you connected to a different access point (your neighbours) then the laptop is fine.

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I will move from vista to networking forum

ipv4 shows a ip169 some thing which is in the proper rangeClick to expand...

That sounds like a windows assigned IP rather than a Modem/router IP address

check to see if you have DHCP enable on your connection -

FOR vista

Make sure you dont have a firewall blocking - disable the firewall

Post back - by copying to a working PC

{ipconfig /all}
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We would like to see the results from ipconfig /all post back the results here
-> Start
-> (XP - enter the following in the RUN box)
cmd /k ipconfig /all
-> (Vista or Windows 7 - enter the following in the Search box)
cmd /k ipconfig /all

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I'm posting from my phone because right now its my only access.

I have a Netgear Router model number WNR2000
I have a Gateway GM5260 model computer using windows xp.

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Herein lies my problem:
I cannot get their router and my own to connect. I'm a networking noob and could really use some assistance.
I've got a their wireless password, my router, and my ethernet cable connecting my router to my pc.
Do I need to pick up a wireless antenna to connect to my router as well?
Should I have my neighbor push the connectivity button on his router?
Dunno where to go from here.
Please help!
Thanks be in advance to anyone who understands wtf I'm going through and knows how to fix it

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I am currently trying to connect to my awesome neighbor's wifi connection that they so lovingly bestowed on me and my family the other day.Click to expand...

Actually they are breaking the ISP agreement in most countries.
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so as this is also against our rules - closing post
WiFi "Piggybacking" / "Wardriving" - We do not support the act of using someone else's Internet without permission. Also, please note that almost every ISP prohibits sharing your Internet connection with another home, and we will not assist you in breaking their rules.Click to expand...

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Please show ...

Start, Run, CMD, OK to open a command prompt:
(For Vista or 7 type CMD in the Search box after Start)

Type the following command:


[Note that there is no space between the slash and ALL.]

Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter.
Paste the results in a message here.

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I also ran IPCONFIG and no luck.Click to expand...

What does this mean?

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Hi everyone - going a little crazy as I finally received my new Samsung UE40ES6540 Smart tv (built in wifi) and cannot get it to connect to my NETGEAR DG834GT router. I was initially using WPA-PSK security with broadcast of my SSID and I've had no problems connecting my MacBook pro, iPad, iPhone and (old!) PC laptop. Even my HP printer works on the network.

I've tried taking security off (disabling it), adding in the MAC address of the TV to the setup access list (turning this on and off) with no luck. The TV finds the network with 4 bars no problem. I input the security password (I've done this about 10 times so I don't believe it is the password that is incorrect - and I am using caps when required). Ive even typed the details in manually (ie IP, DNS etc). I'm running out of options. I know that the router is pretty old - it is running the following:

Router Status;

Account Name
Firmware Version V1.03.23

MAC Address 00:18:4D:3CF:61
IP Address
Network Type PPPoA
IP Subnet Mask
Gateway IP Address
Domain Name Server

LAN Port
MAC Address 00:18:4D:3CF:60
IP Address
IP Subnet Mask

ADSL Firmware Version A2pB022c.d20e
Modem Status Connected
DownStream Connection Speed 2272 kbps
UpStream Connection Speed 288 kbps
VCI 38

Wireless Port
Name (SSID) Jen
Region Europe
Channel 6
Wireless AP Enabled
Broadcast Name Enabled
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I am trying to connect the WNDR3700 to the internet without success.

I am running Win 7, and use a cable modem that is connected through my router in Canada isg Teksavvy as my ISP. The internet connection works correct when I use another router (WRT54G) or when I use the modem to connect directly to the internet.

However, the WNDR3700 cannot obtain an IP no matter what I try. I've searched online for some suggestions and reviewed the setup guide offered by netgear but each time, I get a no connection to the internet warning and in the firmware of the router, it says no connection to the internet. I can ping the router as well. Any suggestions?


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Have you tried installing the latest firmware?

If so and it's still not working, then it sounds like the router is dead.

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I read some of the previous posts but none addressed my issue. I am on a Time -Warner cable modem (motorola surfboard modem). Direct connect to my XP Lenovo - no problem, things work great (connect to the internet, etc.). I have been running on a Linksys WRV54G- no problem, things work great. I try to install my new WNDR3700 (with the Netgear install program) and it auto discovers the computer but it can't connect to the internet and won't let me proceed. I have rebooted all the pieces numerous time and still no connection. I noticed the Linksys was configured as a gateway and when I configure it as a router (one of the parameters on advanced networking tab) it doesn't connect. What gives? I tried looking into FAQ's , etc. and can't get off the ground- PC direct works, Linksys works but Netgear doesn't. Any help is appreciated.


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I have a WGR614 v6 Netgear router. The router was working fine then wouldn't connect to the internet. When it was working properly, only the number 4 was lit. Now numbers 1-4 are lit and it does not reset when I hold down the reset button. Please help!

A:Netgear router won't reset or connect to internet

If you hold the reset button for 15 seconds with power on and it doesn't recovery, I suspect it has simply died. I'm guessing you don't have devices connected to all four ports, right?

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dgn2000 netgear router will not connect to internet. I reset it but got rid of the red light in the internet but now there is no light. How can i get connected to the internet.


A:dgn2000 netgear router will not connect to internet

That's an ADSL modem/wireless router combination unit, right? Is this your initial attempt to set it up, or was it working previously?

By reset to you mean a simple restart or do you mean a reset to factory default settings?

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Recently switched to DSL from Cable. Ironically, the problem was present even when I had cable, but now I must solve it once and for all.

I was able to get my DSL connection working (Westell 6100 modem) and imy desktop is wired to my router (Netgear WGT624 V3). However, for some reason, my laptop is unable to connect wirelessly. This was also happening when I had cable as well.

I know it is not the laptop, since I bring it to work and other places, and it connects fine. I checked to make sure my security settings match those of the network, and they do. I even tried resetting the router, taking off encryption, and none of those have worked. By the way, the name of my network is listed when I "View Available Networks". It's just that when I try to connect, it doesn't connect. I am using an Intel program to control the wireless adapter, instead of the Windows-based one. I even switched it off and tried the Windows default one, but that still doesn't work.

I really don't know what to do. Any suggestions? Your help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!

A:Cannot connect laptop to router Netgear WGT624

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I have recently purchased a new Compaq Laptop and can not connect to my wireless Netgear Router. The laptop can see the router when you go to Network connections but will not allow me to connect. I ahve configured the router and using WPA-PSK and have entered new passphrase. I have also ammended the settings on the network connection on the laptop to reflect the same. I still however cant connect - says "cannot connect to Network" Has anyone got any ideas what I am doing wrong am a novice with laptops and wireless connections. Thanks

A:Laptop cant connect to wireless Netgear Router

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I have just set up a NETGEAR WPN824 wireless router and I am now having trouble connecting to it wirelessly. I am able to connect to it fine wired to my desktop, running xp, but when I try to connect on either my laptop, running OSX, my ipod touch, or even my desktop using a wireless adapter I am unable to connect. I have tried removing all security, and they still are unable to connect. I can see the network just fine on any of the devices, but when I try connecting it tries for a few seconds then just gives up. Any help would be most appreciated.

A:Solved: Not able to connect to NETGEAR router on any device

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I've just bought a Samsung N145 netbook running Windows 7 Starter. I can't get it to connect to my Netgear router (WGR614). The wireless utility can see my network but when I try to connect to it I get an error message saying there's a problem with the access point but the help files don't actually help.

My Dell laptop can connect OK and the netbook connects via an ethernet cable. I've checked online and my router should be compatible with the notebook and I've also checked for updates to the router software.

I've also tried turning off the WEP encryption on the router and the netbooks firewall without success.

Can anyone suggest what I could try to get connected?

A:Can't connect Samsung netbook to Netgear router

Can you copy the exact error to this thread?

Have you tried resetting the modem and Router in order?

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I changed internet companies. I had comcast and went to verizon. I have a Westell modem model 6100G and a netgear wireless router model number WGR614 v5. I need help connecting the two. I can get the internet through just the modem..but not wen I hook it up with the please Heidi

A:how to connect netgear router to verizon dsl modem

Hierhaps this link can help.

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Ever since I updated my wireless NETGEAR WNR1000v2 Firmware to its current Version V1.1.2.28NA I'm unable to connect to the internet with my PSP Firmware version of 6.60. I used to be able to connect up with no problems. I can scan and it sees the connection and i'm able to set the PSP network settings up however when I go to test it it will not connect up. Any way of being able to fix this problem?

A:PSP Unable to Connect to updated Netgear Firmware

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Hi all,

I have a Pre-existing repeating netgear network of a WNR2200 router set up as a base station with a harddrive plugged into it as a network device (readyshare) and another WNR2200 router set up as a repeater.

I want to supply this network using Huawei B260a modem (on the Three network).

I currently have this setup;
The b260a IP is subnet and has DHCP turned on (range -
This is plugged into the internet lan port of the base station wnr2200.
The base station IP is subnet and has DHCP turned on (range -
The repeater Wnr2200 is automatically an access point and has an IP of

This setup works but the speeds are around 1-2mb slower when connected to the netgear network than if connected directly to the B260a.

Any help with this would be greatly appreciated.

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Help me please! First of all, I'm not very good with computers and all of the terminology. I have Virgin Media connected and recently bought a Virgin Media Netgear Router - WGR614. I have tried and tried to connect this and configure the router to my laptop but it just won't work! I have used the Netgear website instructions and the Virgin Media Wireless set up CD but still no luck. It did come up on my list of available network connections at one stage but could not 'acquire the network address'. Now I can't even get it up on my available network list.

I have reset the router many times, disconnected and connected everything. I'm thinking maybe I have to do something else on my pc to allow the wireless connection? I have used wifi before on this pc and have had no problems at all.

Virgin Media will not help at all since I already have an internet connection so I don't know what to do. Can anyone help me?

A:Can't connect my Netgear cable router to my laptop

Please supply the following info, exact make and models of the equipment please.

Name of your ISP (Internet Service Provider).
Make and exact model of the broadband modem.
Make and exact model and hardware version of the router (if a separate unit).
Make and exact model and hardware version of any other network equipment, like a repeater, a booster, hi-gain antenna, etc.
Model numbers can usually be obtained from the label on the device.
Connection type, wired or wireless.
If wireless, encryption used, (none, WEP, WPA, or WPA2)
Version and patch level of Windows on all affected machines, i.e. XP (Home or Pro), SP1-SP2-SP3, Vista (Home, Business, Ultimate), etc.
The Internet Browser in use, IE, Firefox, Opera, etc.

Please give an exact description of your problem symptoms, including the exact text of any error messages.

If you're using a wireless connection, have you tried a direct connection with a cable to see if that changes the symptoms?
For wireless issues, have you disabled all encryption on the router to see if you can connect that way?
Have you connected directly to the broadband modem to see if this is a router or modem/ISP issue?
If there are other computers on the same network, are they experiencing the same issue, or do they function normally?

On any affected computer, I'd also like to see this:

Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD (COMMAND for W98/WME) to open a command prompt:

Type the following commands on separate lines, fo... Read more

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I use windows 7 home premium. I have updated all drivers and neccessary things to allow the wireless network adapter to recognise the router. However, when i input my WPA2 and do all the required things, i press connect and nothing happens!!!!

Please would someone help immediately!!

Many thanks!

A:Why doesn't my netgear W111v2 connect to my router?

Are you using the auto generated network password or did you make up your own password?

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I've got a new laptop that can't connect to my wireless AP. I have it connected directly via Ethernet and that I can't connect to using wifi. I've successfully connected with this laptop to other wireless AP's (McDonald's wifi and Public Library Wifi) and I've also been able to connect to my Netgear's wifi using someone else's iphone.

I've tried power cycling the router, setting my laptop's WLAN to greater compatibility mode as well as to prefer b/g mode (my router is 802.11b/g my laptop is 802.11a/b/g/n/ac) I've done a factory reset on the router. I've even tried installing new drivers. All with no luck.

Could you help me or point me in the right direction?

P.S.: I've even tried using wireshark to capture packets as it's trying to connect to my wifi to see what's going on but Wireshark keeps on dropping out saying it wasn't able to pick anything up because the wifi adapter got disconnected or something like that.

A:Brand new Lenovo Y50-70 can't connect to Netgear WGT624 v3

It helps to know what type of security you are using on the A/P (wep, wpa, wpa2). How long the Pass phrase is. It really does not matter on the laptop regarding a/b/g/n. The Wireless Chipset & driver will adjust depending on the Wireless signal type.

That Router is at its End of Life. I would replace it with something like the Netgear Nighthawk series or Asus RT-AC68U. You can check out router info at

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I recently switched to Verizon Fios and the Actionetec router that comes with their system is not compatible with my XBOX 360 wireless adapter. Seeing as my wife is irritated with the ethernet cable running around the house connecting my 360 to the router, I brought back out my old netgear WGR614 v6. I hooked this router up to the Actiontec router that came with Fios and then proceeded to try and login to the netgear router using I am able to do so, and the router is able to find my DHCP and so forth. However, while I am setting up the netgear router, and the router is trying to access the net, I always get the same error Page failure to load and the installation process goes no further.

I have tried powering down Modem, Router and Computer, then switch on Modem, after about a minute switch on router abd then finally boot up computer and still nothing.

Can someone please help me out?

A:Can't Get Netgear Wireless WGR614 v6 to connect to the Internet

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I have an HP Laptop that I cannot connect wirelessly to my NetGear WNDR3700V3. I've talked to the regular service people at NetGear and was told I need to pay them more than a hundred dollars for them to be able to access my computer remotely and fix the problem. They also suggested that I contact Microsoft or HP. I could use some help in getting this problem resolved.

A:HP Laptop Unable to connect to NetGear WNDR3700V3

See if these tutorials by Brink will help

If they do thank Brink

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Hello,My router keeps tripping out so that I cannot connect my or other computers on the network to my internet. So I have to disconnect the router to get internet. I think something his blocking the router to my computer - I keep reinstalling my firewall, powering down the modem and router and restarting the pc but nothing seems to work.
Can you help?

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I've just purchased a Netgear N150 usb wireless adapter to use with my DGN1000 wireless ADSL2+ modem router,
I can access the router's web-based interface wirelessly and wireless networks are visible from the Control Panels Manage Wireless Networks but I can't connect to the internet even though my wired connection works, I have no SP installed on my x64 bit OS.

My ISP's technical support couldn't help, the problem doesn't appear to be the signal strength or the wireless network mode which I have configured as 802.11g or 802.11b, do I need to tweak my routers wireless settings in some way or this is an OS issue?

A:Can connect wirelessly to Netgear router but not to the Internet

Are you saying you don't have SP2 installed? If not, you should install SP1 and then SP2 before trying to troubleshoot the problem you described.

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I recently switched internet service providers from AT&T to Time Warner and ever since I have been unable to connect to my Netgear router with my computer's wifi. However, I have successfully connected my TV wirelessly to said router. One other note, my computer's wifi seems to recognize that the netgear router is there but it just refuses to connect me to the internet. Please help me rectify the issue, much appreciated!

A:I can't connect to my Netgear router with my computers wifi?

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I have just configured a netgear wireless router, test screen confirms connection success, however I still can not access the internet. The router is connected to the PC via an ethernet cable.

Using windows XP.

I have Set up a new connection for Internet to never dial, as previously the PC would connect to the internet using a speadtouch usb modem, which required dialling. The ISP is Orange, I have configured the router to there requirements using ppoa. As far as I understand, the router will make the connection, therefore there is no ned for the PC to dial to get a connection.

I think my problem lies with how I have configured the network on the PC. Does any one know what steps I should take to allow a PC to connect to the router via an ethernet cable?

A:netgear setting correct, but still cant connect to internet

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I have a netgear router and i cant get it to connect to the internet through my comcast rca modem. i have tried the power cycle thing many times and the ipconfig/release / renew but nothing. i haven't tried the mac address thing but i need step by step instructions to do it because i am not very tech smart. Also i might not be turning my modem off all the way. the light still blinks but i am not sure how to turn it all the way off. Can anyone help?

A:Solved: My Netgear router wont connect to the internet.

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I have had this router for a few years and I have just moved it to the right place in the house, namely connected to the main phone socket... The desktop connected to the router via an ethernet cable is doing fine... Before I moved the router, my 2 wireless laptops were connecting fine as well... since I did this, they first showed limited connectivity, so I set the IP addresses up manually... they are now connecting to the network/router wirelessly, but I cannot connect to the internet; when I try to open Mozilla or Explorer, I get the message "server not found"... I tried everything, restarted the router, rebooted my laptops, but no luck... My operating system is Windows XP family on the desktop and Professional SP2 on the laptops ... any ideas would be welcome...
Thank you...

A:Have a Netgear DG834G router and cannot connect wirelessly to internet...

so I set the IP addresses up manually... they are now connecting to the network/router wirelesslyClick to expand...

By "connecting" do you mean simply broadcasting on the same channel, or do you mean actually communicating with the router (confirmed by ping or accessing the configuration pages)?

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I have SBC Yahoo DSl and am using the modem Speedstream 5100(not 5100b). I am currently having trouble successfully connecting my modem to the router and having connectivity to any computer on the network. I have read countless forums and guides about reconfiguring your modem or router to Bridge mode or something like that. All usually say something about connecting directly to your modem and typing "" or .254.254. I've tried them all and none of them will ever connect to anything(nothing shows up).

I have also read that it is difficult to connect a router to a Speedstream 5100. Please someone help me!!! this is so frustrating!!

A:HELP! 5100 speedstream will not connect with Netgear wnr200v3 router

would you do a full power cycle and connect your PC directly to the Speedstream 5100 and post an ipconfig /all

How to power cycle

“power cycle” process to reboot or reset the modem/router

Switch off all the devices modem, router and computers also unplug their power cables.
Wait at least 30 seconds.
Plug the power cords back in, but don’t switch them on.
First turn on the modem and then wait for a few minutes for it to settle and all the lights to become stable.
Next switch on the router (if a seperate device ) and then wait for a few minutes for it to settle and all the lights to become stable.
Now turn on your computer, You should now be able to access the Internet.

ipconfig /all
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to paste the results into something like notepad and then copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post results here

We would like to see the results from ipconfig /all post back the results in a reply here

Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD then press Enter to open a command prompt box (A new dialogue box - black with white font, will appear on screen ):

In the command prompt window that opens, type the following command:

Note that there is a... Read more

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My brother just updated the firmware on my Netgear N150 router. My computer shows my wireless network and shows full strength, but says unknown error when I try to connect. It does not appear to save the network password (WEP). My bro reverted the firmware, but still no go... Ethernet works fine, but unsure if it is limited to onmy my wifi. The Error Mesage reads: Wireless association failed due to an unknown reason

thanks, James

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This is a new router/modem that replaced an older cable modem that connected fine. The wireless works great but the ethernet connections do not connect to my PC running Vista nor to my Cannon network printer. The ethernet connections will connect to my laptop running Windows7. I am using the same cables I used with the old modem and was told by tech support to get new ones. I don't think that is the answer, as I did manage to plug in temporarily with the provided cable that came with Netgear modem (it's too short for my office configuration) to my PC, and it still did not connect. Thanks for your help.
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) Dual CPU E2140 @ 1.60GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 13
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2037 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) G33/G31 Express Chipset Family, 128 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 234982 MB, Free - 112800 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0RY007
Antivirus: PC Cleaner Pro, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Disabled

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Hello! Trying to get my Netgear N600 router to connect to the internet...nothing will get it to connect. Please help...I am able to follow step-by-steps to resolve this. Any ideas much appreciated...please let me know what info you need to start!

A:Solved: Netgear N600 router won't connect to internet

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I have a broadband connection with Tiscali (UK) via a USB ADSL WAN adaptor modem. I have had over months now terrible problems with the connection dropping out. Sometimes it will stay up for a day, sometimes it's dropping every hour or so. Very annoying. What's more annoying is that it will not automatically reconnect. If you set it to redial automatically you get a no dial tone error message and you are forced to reboot to get the connection back up. If you leave it for more than an hour, then try to reconnect it usually will. This is not an automatically always on connection from the moment you turn your machine on, you have to manually open the connection. XP classes it as a dial up connection really with ADSL settings.

I've done everything Tiscali has suggested, all the obvious stuff (RJ11 cabling all the way to the modem instead of phone extension cable part of the way etc. etc.), but this is doing my head in now. Good and proper.

So, I've acquired a Netgear DG834G V2 router in the hope that I can get an always-on connection and if this doesn't solve the problem completely, at least if the connection drops out for whatever reason, when the connection comes back it will be resume automatically, so if I'm downloading or whatever it will just carry on.

But I've hit an immediate problem. I've already been using it as my network hub without any problems for a few weeks. But when I tried to go to as mentioned... Read more

A:Can't connect to Netgear DG834G router to configure for DHCP

eVILRigby said:

My machine's address is but I even reset the TCP/IP stack to see if it would resolve the problem and it didn't.
Click to expand...

So does that mean you have the IP of the "machine" (your PC??) manually set to You need to change that (on the PC) to either be any IP addr, other than, in the same subnet or set the PC to automatically get IP from the router.
The DG834G factory setting should be DHCP server by default.

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I have had a Netgear WNDR3700 wireless router for over a year now, and have had no problems connecting to wireless devices (currently connects perfectly to: windows 7, OSX, Android, and Meego). I have recently purchased a Sony Bravia NX720, which has a built in wireless card.
When I connect the television via LAN to the router the internet works fine, however when I connect via my wifi network (i.e. there is no physical connection between the tv and the router) I get the following message:
Connection Results
Wireless Device On TV: found
Local Access: OK
Internet Access: Failed

I followed the instructions on post 991203-cannot-connect-sony-bravia-tv and get the following ipconfig /all results:

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Carl-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : local
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcom NetLink (TM) Gigabit Ethernet
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-26-B9-0A-B7-32
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) WiFi Link 5100 AGN
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-24-D6-0A-10-F0
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A:Sony Bravia NX720 won't connect to Netgear WNDR3700

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Our current Technicolor Modem/Router does not have the wifi range to reach my laptop at my apartment at the house's backyard I recently bought from CompUSA a NetGear NR2000 v3 router which has a repeater function. But so far the results have been less than stellar so the question is do this router only works as a repeater of the same model and brand of router or is it even possible for it to work with a modem/router combo unit such as the Technicolor?

A:Is it possible to connect as a repeater a Netgear 2000 v3 router to a DSL modem?

If it has a Repeater mode it should work regardless of the brand of the other WAP or wireless router (unless the manual says that it doesn't). But can be much tougher to get working. Do you have it positioned at a place where the laptop gets a strong signal?

Is your problem with getting the Netgear to connect/repeat? Or its signal strength is too low when you try to use the laptop at the desired location? Or ... ?

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I have just recently had installed a sky satellite along with the sky+hd service. The sky+hd box is connected to a phone extension line via a filter. All other extensions have filters installed. I have a digital phone connected to the same extension as sky via a second filter. Both filters go into a splitter. Since this has been done I can no longer connect to AOL. I can sometimes connect to the internet via IE but cannot load any web pages apart from those with very few graphics - and loading is excruciatingly slow. If I disconnect the sky+hd box everything is fine. If I leave the sky+hd box connected, switched on but don't switch the Panasonic TV on everything is still fine. The TV is connected to the sky+hd box via an HDMI cable. I am on a BT line, more than 5 miles from the exchange, and according to BT my max available speed is 256k!! I have run broadband speed checker and it gives me download speeds of 464k and upload of 213k. My router is a netgear dg834g and I am running windows vista (SP1 I think).
Any ideas out there? Could it be a bandwidth problem?

A:[SOLVED] aol broadband won't connect, netgear dg834 router, sky+ hd

I don't seem to have 'edit' option yet - maybe because I just joined forum yesterday - so will reply to my own post.
Solution - use TWO filters between extension socket and Sky+HD box. Found this solution on another forum and it works. Apparently using a better quality filter at the main BT socket also works ie. one of those which replaces the faceplate and filters all extensions.

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After months of paying $55 a month for Comcast cable, I've decided to give cheaper Qwest DSL a try. My cable setup is D-Link DCM-202 cable modem -> Vonage VT1005V voice terminal -> Netgear MR814v2 wireless router. With cable service my Vonage worked fine as did the wireless router/internet for my laptop.

I just replaced the cable service with Qwest DSL (with GT701 DSL modem). DSL works fine if I connect my laptop directly to the DSL modem. When I add the Vonage modem and the wireless router, I can't get to internet anymore (wireless). Vonage still works fine and I can access the wireless router from my laptop, but can't get to internet.

Any help would be appriciated.

A:Can't connect to internet using Qwest DSL/Netgear wireless router

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ATT just sent me this new DLS modem (Netgear 7550 b90 gateway) and I am having trouble getting the wireless connection to it on a Toshiba Satellite laptop running Windows 7. I can connect wirelessly to my Mac and via Ethernet to the Toshiba, but the wireless does not connect to the Toshiba although it shows a connection available. ATT suggested a settings issue. Their tech logged on to the laptop but could not resolve it.

Anyone else have this problem or have a suggestion? Is this device compatible with Windows 7?

Thanks for any help on this?

NEW INFO: I connected to the Toshiba after I disabled Mac filtering. Not my preferred fix, but it did let the Toshiba connect automatically.

A:Netgear 7550 b90 gateway can't connect wirelessly (Windows 7)

Hi, don't think you may understand MAC addressing which is actually quite simple.

Every piece of electronic equipment designed to access the internet through a router/gateway has an individual MAC address (usually found on a label on the bottom or back of the device). This address is like a fingerprint for you or me.

When you set up your new equipment it had MAC filtering automatically set ON. Not sure why that was but with MAC filtering ON, you would need to enter the MAC address of any device you are trying to connect to your router/wireless AP (access point). So, find the MAC address on your laptop and then enter that address in your router/AP configuration (this should be where you see the MAC filtering switch). If you don't see the MAC label on your Toshiba, then check the box it came in or it is likely found on your computer in the wireless setup section. Sorry, I can't be much more help in finding that number via this forum.

The purpose of MAC filtering is to prevent any device not entered in the MAC filtering database from logging on and accessing any equipment attached or even your router/AP. It is therefore a very secure way to prevent anyone from attacking your equipment as this is a 'hardware' setting.

I hope this helps!

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Not my week so far yet another problem. Been trying all day to connect to the internet with the above router. Happened accross a screen saying Firewall settings.
It says for the inbound services "BLOCK always" is this my problem?
I have tried to amend this to " ALLOW always" to which the outbound services are already set.
My next problem is it is asking for the inbound services to be adjusted so I have setthe service parameter to ALL, action ALLOW always but now is the problem it wants an address putting into the 4 boxes for the Send to LAN Server parameter
I have tried various setting but to no avail. Exactly where can I get this information from?

Sorry if it's not overly clear but I'm a heathen when it comes to this sort of thing.

A:Netgear DG834v3 router fails to connect to the internet.

Goto back to factory settings and try to connect. Then modify one value at a time and test.... if you don't what you're doing

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Hi I am tech savvy and I am stumped please help

I set up my Netgear AC 1450, upgraded the bad firmware, works ok, but my laptops that run 8.1 Windows, may not be related, won't connect. I get my IP phone and my smartphone buy neither laptop. I click and it can't connect. Now I am reading a bit on netgear's site that they may not be compatible with 8.1? I can't even find AC 1450 in the list to cross reference Is there another name for this router than AC 1450, is that Costco's branding?


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What I want to do is run the three wired machines and DSL into the Linksys BEFW11S4 Router. SInce the Linksys is only wireless B, I want to run a port out to the Netgear (so I can have Wireless G access)

The reason I want to use the Linksys for wired is because it does a much better job of forwarding ports and such (the Netgear simply refuses to do it)

Any ideas on either hooking it up this way or getting the Netgear to forward ports?



A:Solved: Connect Linksys BEFW11S4 to Netgear WGR614

Connecting two SOHO broadband routers together.

Configure the IP address of the secondary router to be in the same subnet as the primary router, but out of the range of the DHCP server in the primary router. For instance DHCP server addresses through, I'd assign the secondary router as it's IP address.

Disable the DHCP server in the secondary router.

Setup the wireless section just the way you would if it was the primary router.

Connect from the primary router's LAN port to one of the LAN ports on the secondary router. If there is no uplink port and neither of the routers have auto-sensing ports, use a cross-over cable. Leave the WAN port unconnected!

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Hi there,

It's my first time on this forum so would be delighted if anyone could help me PLEASE! I have just bought a brand new Sony Vaio laptop VPCEH2. I have tried to connect wirelessly to my Netgear router (DG934G). The router and broadband is supplied by Sky. The laptop is running Windows 7. The router is sending a wireless sending fine to our desktop and two smartphones but the Vaio is unable to connect.

The Vaio finds the signal which is says is excellent but does not connect. Using an ethernet cable the internet connection is fine. I have been on the phone to Sky for nearly 2 hours across two nights and they have given up. We have tried setting up a new router password, disconnecting and reconnecting, establishing a connection in the Network and Sharing Cente using WPA security with no joy. I asked them if the router needed a firmware upgrade for Windows 7 and they were adamant that it did not - the firmware version is currently V2.02.44. I have checked the Windows 7 compatibility listings for Netgear routers but couldn't find the DG934G (or the DG834GT - which I believe is a newer version), listed.

The funny thing is that when Sky did help me to create a wireless connection in the sharing centre is did work for around 30 seconds where I was able to access around 5/6 webpages. The browser then stopped working and the connection was lost (with yellow warning triangle across the signal to bottom right of screen).

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A:Sony Vaio can not connect wirelessly to Netgear router

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Hi everyone!

I've come across a problem connecting my laptop to my Netgear R6300 router. It all started out of the blue, yesterday. For some reason my laptop refuses to connect to the router. It sees the SSID, but when you try to connect it will error out stating windows can not connect to.

I tried power cycling the modem, router, laptop. No dice there.
Tried resetting the router. Nope.
Tried using a restore point to go back to before I updated recent windows updates. Didnt work.
Tried uninstalling the wireless card through the device manager, rebooting, reinstalling. Didn't work.

I'm currently on my desktop, which is wired. No issues there. Also my tablet and cellphones connect to the router without any problems. It's only the laptop. This lead me to believe possibly a faulty wireless card inside (which would suck). So I setup my cellphone as a hotspot. Sure enough, the laptop connected just fine!

Something is getting in the way of the laptop and router not playing nice with each other.

Running Win 7 64bit
Norton Antivirus

Any other ideas?

A:Laptop suddenly will not connect to Netgear R6300 router

Quote: Originally Posted by foxhound81

Hi everyone!

I've come across a problem connecting my laptop to my Netgear R6300 router. It all started out of the blue, yesterday. For some reason my laptop refuses to connect to the router. It sees the SSID, but when you try to connect it will error out stating windows can not connect to.

I tried power cycling the modem, router, laptop. No dice there.
Tried resetting the router. Nope.
Tried using a restore point to go back to before I updated recent windows updates. Didnt work.
Tried uninstalling the wireless card through the device manager, rebooting, reinstalling. Didn't work.

I'm currently on my desktop, which is wired. No issues there. Also my tablet and cellphones connect to the router without any problems. It's only the laptop. This lead me to believe possibly a faulty wireless card inside (which would suck). So I setup my cellphone as a hotspot. Sure enough, the laptop connected just fine!

Something is getting in the way of the laptop and router not playing nice with each other.

Running Win 7 64bit
Norton Antivirus

Any other ideas?

It sounds like you covered most of the obvious problems here.

Did you try deleting the old wireless connection profile then create a new one with the current SSID, password etc. You can do this through the Network and Sharing Center, then left side go to "Manage Wireless Connections" Sometimes the profiles get corrupted and need to be redo... Read more

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Hi! When I tried to Connect to the Internet through Universal Netgear wnce2001 to My Sony TV 40CX520 ,
there is a problem with the Network Setup Connection, the Result says,
Cable Connection -OK,
Local Connection -OK, but
Internet Access -Failed,

when I tried to connect Home Network setup (Virgin Broadband) it says:
Server couldn't be found,
Plz. tell me the solution. Thanks.

A:Couldn't Connect Sony TV 40CX520 with Universal Netgear wnce2001

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Hey, Does anyone know how I can connect a Virgin Media Router to a netgear router to let people connect wirelessly?

At the minute the netgear router cannot connect to the internet and the virgin media router is not wireless? Is there a way to merge them both and create some sort of link.


A:Connect Virgin media router to netgear to make wireless?

Hi FMJC001,

It's been a week since your post so you may have resolved your issue. But here is how I have set up:

From the internet to the virgin media modem then via ethernet cable to the wireless router. Then I have connected via ethernet cable to my PC from one
of the LAN ports. But I use my laptop wireless..

Hope this helps


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A few days ago my ISP connection dropped out for a few hours. After the modem/router restart I discovered that all wired devices and some wireless devices can connect but a few of the wireless devices are unable to connect and cannot ping the router. As soon as I plug them in with a wired connection they work. The router is a Netgear N900 with the latest firmware upgrade. Both he 2.4ghz and 5.0ghz connections are set to use wpa2 aes authentication. Even when the ping shows a general failure, the router logs show an access denied message for the Mac address that attempted the ping. When I switch to security none connections work fine. There is also a Sony Bravia tv on the network that was connecting fine before the restart but now will only connect when the network security is set to none. None of the router settings changed. None of the pc settings changed.

The network setup is pretty simple.

Adsl2 modem accesses the Internet successfully.
This then feeds into the wan connection of the netgear n900.
An old vista windows desktop is wired to the netgear and has connectivity
A brother laser printer is wired to the netgear and has connectivity
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Just abruptly, my internet connecton failed. I have been using the router for about 3 years.
When I go thru the set up process thru and hit the test button, it indicates I am "connected to the server" but it wont go any further than that. No "negotiation" after that. Netgear says my password is wrong. That's not correct.
Earthlink seems to think it's a bad router. I've tried the factory reset and that didn't work
I am using Windows 98, but I have been still able to use the router for the last 3 years.
The modem is a 5360 Speedstream.
Can someone help me?
Thank You

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How to connect NETGEAR PTV2000 with Dell I3 inspiron N5040 with XP home
My laptop not detecting PTV 2000 or not showing Widi intel, is my laptop is not compatible with PTV 2000, can any body advise.


A:how to connect NETGEAR PTV2000 with Dell I3 inspiron N5040 with XP home

Did you install the driver? Did you read the setup instructions? PTV2000

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I recently got the newest NETGEAR router device, the NETGEAR Nighthawk X8 AC5300 Smart WiFi Router, and I am unable to connect to the 5GHz WiFi it provides on its Tri-band WiFi. I am currently only on its 2.4GHz WIFI, which I assume is lesser than the 5G. I am able to connect to the 5GHz on my smart phone, so I know it exists from the router. I am running a windows 8.1 currently on a desktop on an HP Envy 700-213 Desktop PC.

Edit: My computer supports 802.11b, 802.11g, and 802.11n radio types - which supports 5GHz WiFi
My adapter is a Ralink RT3290 802.11bgn Wi-Fi Adapter

Any ideas for why I am unable to connect to this WiFi?

A:Unable to connect to 5GHz Wifi on NETGEAR Tri-Band Router

The most likely explanation is that the wifi adapter in your HP Envy 700-213 doesn't support the 5Ghz band.

If you really want to connect at 5Ghz you will need to get a new wifi adapter for your computer.

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I just bought a new laptop, and was going to set it up to my home wireless network(which already has 2 laptops connected through wireless and one desktop through a cable) but every time that I try to connect to the router it asks for additional log on information(Username, Password, Logon Domain) which are not configured for the router, and there are no passwords(that I'm aware of, since I never set them up) for the home network. I've gone into the router and set it to allow my new computers wireless card to access the router, but it continues to frustrate me.

Thanks in advance for any help.

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Having problems connecting to NetGear and Belkin wireless routers, that require WEP password.
The wireless connection sees the router, full strength -5 bars, and asks for the password. After I give it twice, it just sits there and does not connnect.

Tried running update driver, but latest one on sony website is the one I have - from 2005

Running XP Home ed, Service pack 2, up to date.

I have not installed SP3 because of possible conflicts with the AMD cpu chipset, and last time I did it crashed the entire system.

Any help appreacated

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Hey all,
I've been having some problems connecting to the internet with my Netgear wireless router(WGR614V16). Ok so I got a Linksys(befcmu10)
Cable modem. I can connect my 2 computers fine with no router, but when I hook up the netgear all I get is a 192 address with internet icon in the network connections folder. I goto page and it brings me to a setup wizard without having to enter the admin admin.
It try's to detect the internet but can't and shows me a picture on how to set it up. I go back into the Network connections folder and the internet icon has disappeared.
I've tried just about everything I can think of reseting the router unplug modem first router second and turn back on in that order. Restarting the computers, inputing manuel IP addresses for both computers. I still can't get onto the internet with the netgear router.
If anyone can help me with this problem would be awsome.

Oh sorry for any misspells I suckz at da spelzin

A:Solved: Linksys cable modem with netgear wireless can't connect to the internet

nm figured it out I reset the cable modem and then the netgear router and finally worked.

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I recently found out that I can connect my computer to my screen using an HDMI cord. I attempted to do so, but the screen image went off the screen on all directions, so I re-connected the original serial cord. But since then I have only had 2 bars for my internet service, and I used to have all 5 bars. I've tried adjusting the antennas, raising the router higher, nothing seems to fix the issue. I dont know why this happened, and any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

A:Solved: Dell XPS studio - Netgear-24-G - wifi issue after HDMI connect

Thanks for the help!

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Someone I know has a Linksys WRT54GX V.2 (no WDS capability at all to my knowledge) and a Netgear N300 WNR 2000 V3 (with the repeater option). He wants to connect one to the internet in a home. The other would go out to his shop and he would like to get the internet out there too. He would also like to access the internet wirelessly with a laptop at either end. He has a wireless laptop setup and it works. The shop is line of sight with the home with no obstacles. A wire will not be able to connect one wireless router with the other due to terrain features. His laptop can get the internet from the Linksys (the Linksys is set up in the home) while he is in part of the shop, and he is trying to increase the range so that he can move to another part of the shop.

Would it be possible to do this with these routers? If so, which one should be physically (via wire) connected to the internet and which one should go out to the shop? I've been told that this Linksys model had good range. This Linksys model has three external antennas.

If it is possible, I can go ahead and start setting things up and trying to configure them.

Thanks for any advice and have a nice day.


A:Solved: Is it possible to connect Linksys WRT54GX V2 to Netgear N300 WNR 2000 V3 wire

I am guessing it all boils down to this question: Is it possible to connect a WDS equipped wireless router to a Non-WDS equipped wireless router wirelessly? The Non-WDS equipped wireless router MUST be connected to the internet (DSL) and an ethernet cable from the Non-WDS equipped wireless router is connected to the PC. Thanks for any advice out there. I'll still try to work the problem out. If I find out anything, I'll post it here.

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Hi guys

Have often browsed this fount of knowledge without actually posting but now I am stumped and really need help...

I have recently moved house and had new broadband installed complete with new Netgear N300 router. Now I am unable to connect to the internet even though my desktop says it can see the wireless network (though it does say it is unidentified). The network connection diagram in Vista suggests the problem is between the internet and the router but I know this is not the case as I have successfully connected other devices via the wireless network. I know the router is N and the card is G but the router should still work with the older card, right?

I have tried to download the latest drivers from Belkin for a version 8 F5D7000 but for some reason they wont install (when I click on the install file it thinks for a second then does nothing). No idea why this is the case.

Could it be anything to do with the fact that the card, being older, is WEP and my router has no option for WEP, only WPA onwards? If so, would the latest driver from Belkin in effect 'upgrade' my card to allow it to carry same encryption as the router?

If I can't solve then I'll no doubt end up buying a new PCI card but I didn't want to have to bother right at this moment.

Any help would be fantastic!



A:Cannot connect to wireless network using Belkin F5D7000 card and Netgear N300 router

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Hi All

Recently purchased an Amilo Li1718 running Vista Premium. On trying to connect wirelessly to my Netgear WGT624 v3 I can see all the details of my wireless network (signal strength etc.), if I drop the channel number from 13 to 11, and disable WEP, but cannot connect at all no matter what I try.

I have no problems connecting with a different (DELL) laptop running XP and a Belkin wireless adapter, and I can do the same (connect) with the Amilo. However, I'm at a loss to find a reason and resolution to the lack of connection using the Atheros WLAN AR5007EG device which comes with the Amilo - I don't think it's faulty as it "sees" the wireless network, and others, OK

I've updated the Amilo WLAN driver, tried a few registry tweaks etc. etc. etc. but have had no luck at all.

Can anyone offer any advice on how I might be able to get the Amilo to connect to the WGT624? I've posted on other forums (Amilo, Fujitsu-Siemens who make the Amilo) but no luck at all. And this lack of connection problem with Vista to a wireless network seems to be problematic from what I've seen on the web (anyone confirm?).

I can't provide anymore details about the Amilo setup as I'm at work, but could post back later if someone is kind enough to answer this query. Apologies if I've missed something obvious, but I've been trying to connect for 1 week and have had no luck at all.

A:Solved: Laptop running Vista premium cannot connect to Netgear router wirelessly

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Hi All,

I recently put in a Netgear firewall, configured it, its running no problem. Then I setup a new Netgear N600 wireless router, configured it, gave it a static IP, connected to it, works like a charm. Thing is, when I try to access the web gui I receive nothing.. Is the Netgear firewall taking priority or something? I went directly connected to the netgear wifi router and double checked to make sure that there was no settings restricting administration from wifi users, etc.. Anyone have a similar setup ?

Thanks All

A:Netgear FVS318G FW & Netgear N600 wifi router Can't access webgui

You sure been busy! Have "seen" you all over this place.

Is the FVS318G router connected to the N600 router's WAN port or a LAN port?

If WAN have you changed one of the routers so that they don't both use the same LAN subnet (I didn't check each one, but they probably both default to the same).

If LAN have you disabled the N600's Dhcp server?

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Should be easy!....
But I cannot get my NEW Netgear N600 router to communicate with a NEW Netgear WN 3000 RP extender.

The instructions say to press the WPS button on the extender then the WPS button on the router. No WPS button exists on the router!

The instructions also I can use any wireless network manager utility to set this up. Can't find where this is in Windows 7.

The I pad has found the NETGEAR_EXT address but won't connect. And the light on the extender does no indicate teh router is communicating with it.

Thought this process would be a simple plug and play, but...frustration!

A:Netgear N600 router & Netgear WN3000 range extender

You can see the button here pal ... Netgear call it "Push 'N' Connect"

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I need some advice on how to proceed. My issue is with USB printing from the router, the Netgear N900 (WNDR4500) to be specific. The use of Netgear's USB control center has worked with this router before the computer was reloaded, but will not after the reload.
Let me explain a little about the situation. There are two computers on the network running XP. Both were able to use the USB control center to print to the HP OfficeJet 5610v through the router and even scan. One computer has been upgraded with two SSD drives installed in a raid configuration, and windows reinstalled. Then I reinstalled drivers and updated windows. After several hours copying manually backed up files and repairing shortcuts, I started reinstalling software that needed to be put back on the system. One of which was the Netgear USB control center, after installing the printer. The software installed correctly with no errors, with a required reboot. When I open the program, it will not see the printer. The printer has to be on for the software to be able to see it. This still works on the other computer with no problems.
I have check the firewall setting and even tried with the firewall disabled temporarily. I upgraded the USB control center from version 1.32 to 1.36, but still plagued with the same results.
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I have a G580 that suddenly won't start at all.  It turned off when my daughter was watching a movie.  I assumed that the battery was dead but I do not know that for sure.  She then plugged it in for the night but it never started again.  When I have it plugged in the light on the front is solid white.  There is no light at all when ONLY on battery.   It does not start when the battery is removed and plugged in.  The system is about 1 1/2 years old and to my knowledge the battery was fine.  I have not seen any charging problems from Windows.  I purchased a new AC adapter but that did not fix it.  Does this seem like a power button problem or a motherboard problem? Thanks,Chris

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A:G580 Won't Start

hi chberu, 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
Please try removing the AC Adapter and Battery
   then hold down the Power Button for at least 10 sec.
      Then Reconnect only the Ac adapter and see if that will fix it, Then reconnect the battery.
Also try turning it on with the RAM and Harddrive removed and see if that will show any difference on how the unit starts.
If the same problem, even if not Battery is connected, I suggest you contact Lenovo Technical Support for Hardware Assistance or Contact a local tech to check the system board for any issue.
Solid Cruver

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Hello I have this product :
G580 Laptop (Lenovo) - Machine Type 2689

Serial Number  *
Machine Type Model   59373343

with CPU B2960 @ 2.2 GHZ intel pentium , 
I need to upgrade my cpu to Core I3 or Cor I5 What is the models I can replace my cpu to it ?
and How I can Buy it from lenovo and How Much .
Thank you .
Moderator edit by bananaman: Masked serial number to prevent mischief.
Mod's Edit: System model added to front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.



A:G580 - Upgrade My CPU

Hi ragabm76 , 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
For your  LenovoG580GRBRTXB9604G320R8ESA Machine Type - Model 59373343  Machine Type 2689 :
Intel B960 2.20G 2M 35W SNB PGA CPUSocket : FCPGA988, PGA988 SYSTEM BOARDS: LG58 MB W8 UMA HM76 W/BT/HDMI WO/3G Core chipset: Intel HM76
Based on the psref Machine Type 2689 :  
recommended upgrade : 
Intel® Core? i3-2370M processor (2 cores / 4 threads, 2.40GHz, 3MB cache),
Lenovo part number : 
102500228  Intel I3-2370M 2.4G J1 3M 2cPGA Processor  checking on Lenovo encompass costing 562.31 
Not sure if generic CPU would be accepted by the BIOS since OEM systemboards have specific OEM FRU considered for compatibility even if the chipset would enlist compatible CPU .
Related discussion here . 
Hope this help answer your query. 

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Hello everyone,i dont know why this happens to me. My laptop is lenovo G580 i5 4gbddr3 500gb hdd. It has following config Win10 Win7 Ubuntu14 Default os is win10. I was using windows 7 shutdown lappy and went to play. Now if i try to start it it boots up,lenovo screen appears nothing after that no boot loader screen. Hdd is detected also i removed the battery, bios reset following uefi boot disable. But no success it simply wont boot. Live linux via usb is detected and hdd is also detedcted. Any help. I need in urgent. Thankyou in advance.

A:G580 no os boots

Sorry to hear about your bad experience with lenovo. I'm afraid that you simply need to abandon Lenovo and go with another manufacturer. I have an under warranty G series laptop that lost its boot parameters. I had previously made backup copies of the OS and a 'repair' disc. Neither of which worked. I called Lenovo support and was informed that I must sned them the laptop and only THEY could reinstall the OS. I was also told that any recovery media for my product was 'UNAVAILABLE'. Sad that they cannot simply sned me media to reload it myself. Instead, they must reload it (obviously they have means to do it but simply will not share it with me). I will not ever purchase a Lenovo product and I would advise you to do the same, and advise any friends to do the same. I am doing so and have learned an expensive lesson. I paid more to get Levovo thinking their reputation was one of support, only to discover it is pointless. I should have just bought a cheaper 'non-Lenovo' product. I plan to go on a tirade and post as much information webwide as possible and deter as many as I can before they get screwed over like I did.Sorry you got screwed too,HatingLenoONO

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Today i went to Load up my laptop but it didn't load and now its just stuck on a Loading screen with a Buffering Circle in the middle. Any Help? 

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Hello,I have a brand new G580 with 2X USB 3.0 and one USB 2.0 Port. The 2.0 port works fine but the 3.0 ports don't show any reaction. The Harware manager indicates an error for the the USB 3.0 eXtensible host controller but refreshing the driver showes no effect. Any ideas if that is an Hardware- or only a driver problem? Thanks in advanceStefan

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A:USB 3.0 ports G580

hi Stefan,

Welcome to the Lenovo Community.

The USB 3.0 port requires a driver for it to work (unlike the USB 2.0 that is plug and play). For Windows 7, install the Intel USB 3.0 Driver v1.0.5.235 -

Let me know if this doesn't fix it.


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Hi! I have such a problem:When I watch a video or just open different windows on my laptop, the brightness changes.For example, if my desktop picture is dark and I close a white window, then in a few seconds my desktop becomes brighter. If my desktop picture is white and the window I close is also white, nothing happens.What's that?Thanks in advance!

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A:G580 - Brightness

Hi Arthur,
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
I?m sorry to hear that the Brightness feature is automatically changing the settings, I would suggest you to perform the steps in the below link and let me know the findings.

How to Disable Auto Adjust Screen Brightness?

Hope to hear back soon
Best Regards

Shiva Kumar

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I bought a Lenovo g580 model 2689 laptop back in august, and it has now stopped working. Whenever I try to switch it on, lights come on, it makes booting noises, the fan works, but nothing happens, just a black screen. I know the monitor works because it has turned on once since I've had this problem. Please help, I have a presentation next week and can't access my work!

A:g580 Laptop will not boot up!

Are you able to use the Lenovo One-Key recovery? 

Mophead.The guy with the Data-centre in his Bedroom.

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Hi all!I have an older G580 laptop. It came with a B950 CPU and i wanted to upgrade the CPU.I studied the Hardware Maintenance manual for the supported CPU's.On page 101 it says (amongst others):Intel SNB I3-2350M 2.3G 3M J1 PGA Processor.I found one like that cheap and i bought it.I installed it succesfully, but it does not work correctly.Although it has 4 threads, any software or test only detects 2 cores, 2 threads. It seems that hyperthreading does not work.Laptop model is G580  model name 20157BIOS is the latest i could found, version 62CN97WWOthers reported the same problem and solved it by BIOS update, but i cannot find any newer BIOS than this one.Please help me.  

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I had G580 with Win10 updated from Win8. After disk replace to Samsung EVO 850 computer do not boot. Only LCD was turn on and it has silver color (background light only). When I put on it stock disk everythink run ok, but I can not access bios. Then I was remove BIOS battery to check if it will possible to access BIOS. From that moment is G580 black-screen, does not boot with stock HDD, do not install WIN10 from recovery DVD, restore button does not work, battery remove and turning on for resset does not working.. Nothig. Laptop turn ON but screen is black. Never happend this before with any laptop. I google and try almost every hint.

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Hello, I recently started to have a problem with my Laptop G580. Screen goes static whenever it wants.It occures any time, while gaming, while on desktop, or moving it. It fixes when i reboot my laptop ir go to sleep mode and resume windows, but sometimes when ventilators starts to work very loud and one side of laptop get very pc just goes static, then goes black and  only shutting down the laptop helps. Maybe any ideas?  I don't know what to do. Lenovo G580-59-362187INtel core i3 3210MGraphic card Nvidia 710M + Integrated Intel HD 40001 TB HDD

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