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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
What single tech issue is likely to cause these three things to occur (when they all recently worked):
- Inability to upload using Flickr Uploadr (the message says "can't connect to Flickr")
- Inability to sub to podcasts in iTunes
- 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 -
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 -