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Netgear genie, I despise you

I'm staying in a house with Wi-Fi and the connections look fine, but I can't get past a Netgear genie page, apparently for a WN2500RP -- on an aging PC running XP or an iPad2. Exactly the same thing happens with both machines. I get to a screen with five large-ish vertically stacked tabs on the left: 1 Select Network 2 Apply Security 3 Configure Extender 4 Finalize Settings 5 Review Settings. On both machines, the "Review Settings" tab is highlighted, but it and everything else on the page cannot be clicked/tapped/etc. on. It looks like there's supposed to be information to the right of the tabs, on the bulk of the screen, but it's blank. I've tried refreshing, just loading another page, etc., etc., etc., etc. I'm flummoxed. Huge thanks for any help anyone can provide.
posted by ambient2 on Oct 6, 2013 - 1 answer

What wireless router do you recommend?

If you had to buy a wireless router, which one would you buy? [more inside]
posted by zooropa on Jun 10, 2013 - 29 answers

Why is my wireless router so slow, and how can I make it faster?

My Wi-Fi is slow, and it seems to be the fault of the router. How can I make it faster? Barring that, is there a better router I could buy? Details inside. [more inside]
posted by Greg Nog on Apr 12, 2013 - 22 answers

Can I use my old router as a repeater?

How can I use my old router as a wireless repeater? [more inside]
posted by rybreadmed on Dec 2, 2012 - 6 answers

Why is my router's config page only available wirelessly, all of a sudden?

I just upgraded to a new modem from Time Warner, which gives me super fast download speeds! Currently, however, I don't have easy access to my router's configuration page, and can't seem to figure out why. Help! I'll try to give all the pertinent details. [more inside]
posted by newfers on May 5, 2012 - 15 answers

Why is the wireless part of my wireless router so slow?

Do I need to buy a new router? (boring details of really slow wireless performance below the fold) [more inside]
posted by tkerugger on Jan 30, 2012 - 8 answers

I want my neighbor to have Internet, just not all to herself.

I've got a Netgear WNR2000v2 wireless router, and am sharing my DSL connection with a neighbor. My apartment uses the main network and my neighbor is on a guest network. What's been happening lately is that the Internet gets really slow, and what I'd like to do is to cap the guest network at, say, 75kBps. I don't know if she's running torrents or what, but I would like to have the fast Internet that I'm paying for. [more inside]
posted by dunkadunc on Jun 29, 2011 - 8 answers

Setting up wireless security?

How do I set up wireless security on my new Netgear modem? [more inside]
posted by meerkatty on Oct 14, 2010 - 3 answers

Netgear Wireless-G Router WGR614 & AIM

How do I get my new Netgear Wireless-G Router WGR614 to play nice with AIM? [more inside]
posted by twiggy32 on Oct 31, 2009 - 5 answers

File access to router without wget

How do I copy files to a Netgear DG834G router without using wget? [more inside]
posted by alby on Oct 10, 2009 - 11 answers

I just want the damned router to work.

Is my wireless router dead? If not, how do I fix it? [more inside]
posted by ocherdraco on Sep 20, 2009 - 8 answers

wifi ignorance

WiFi router ignorance [more inside]
posted by A189Nut on May 26, 2009 - 6 answers

Why can't we connect wirelessly?

Why can't we connect wirelessly to the internet? [more inside]
posted by mai on Mar 10, 2009 - 16 answers

Does my Netgear router suck or is something else going on here?

Why is my brand new iMac (connecting to the internet wirelessly) having trouble staying connected when I download large files? [more inside]
posted by lbo on Oct 9, 2008 - 16 answers

Good wired router as gateway to VoIP and wireless router?

Good wired router as gateway to VoIP and wireless router? [more inside]
posted by skywhite on Jul 31, 2008 - 4 answers

Death to cheap consumer routers

I'm tired of wireless routers that suck. [more inside]
posted by tumult on Jul 7, 2007 - 28 answers

Mac OSX v Netgear Router

Trying to solve a Mac internet disconnection issue. As always there is [more inside]
posted by superfurry on Apr 28, 2007 - 8 answers

iPaq hates WEP WiFi

Ok, I have an HP 4155 iPaq and a WEP-enabled Netgear WGR614v6, but they don't connect. Any other computer can connect to the WiFi, and the PDA can connect to unprotected signals. [more inside]
posted by niles on Nov 22, 2006 - 9 answers

Router Software Makin' Trouble. HELP!

What single tech issue is likely to cause these three things to occur (when they all recently worked):
  1. Inability to upload using Flickr Uploadr (the message says "can't connect to Flickr")
  2. Inability to sub to podcasts in iTunes
  3. GMail notified can't connect to the server?
All issues relate to stand-alone programs which read information on the internet. And yet, visiting these web sites directly is no problem at all. These issues are all new, and I think they relate to my new Netgear router software. I don't have these problems on my laptop, even when I'm using it at home wirelessly. Any of you brainiacs got any ideas? I'm tired of calling India!!More details about this problem can be found in the FlickrBugs forum.
posted by abbyladybug on Sep 12, 2006 - 16 answers

Get a lazy router to work.

Yet another tech support question: Help me get my router to play nice! [more inside]
posted by kingjoeshmoe on Jun 13, 2006 - 7 answers

Unexpected and Uncofingured Port Forwarding from Netgear Switch/Router

On my XP system, the recently installed Norton anti-worm app told me that my Netgear RP614v2 NAT-enabled router attempted to udp connect to my port number 2061 from its port 12024. However, there is no port fowarding or triggering enabled, nor is there a DMZ address configured at all. [more inside]
posted by Ethereal Bligh on May 20, 2006 - 8 answers

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