NETGEAR® WGR614 Set-Up
NETGEAR WGR614 is a wireless router that helps you to surf on Internet, e-mailing, chatting, etc. In an office or other workplace, the Internet connectivity is essential for various purposes. This device has an ability to share the Internet connection with the networked computers. Individual connections for all the systems are not economically feasible. This wireless router could be installed with a help smart wizard set-up CD. The router setup has a simple and attractive graphical user interface and multi language support for helping the user. NETGEAR also offers high security with the help of router firewall. The live parent control in it blocks the unsafe contents and applications.
- Connect the equipment
- Configure the router
- Configure the computer for wireless access
- Points to keep in mind
Connect the equipment
For connecting NETGEAR WGN614 router, you have to turn off your computer and remove all the Ethernet cable that is connected to it. Then plug the cable to the internet port of the router. The Ethernet cables need to be connected to the router as well as your computer’s Ethernet port. It is also very essential to establish necessary connection with the modem and turn on the devices and computer after that. Now you can see that the status LED is glowing on the front panel. That shows the actual status of the connection.
Configure the router
The router configuration is done with the Smart wizard set-up. This set-up would work with the Internet browser of your computer. This wizard would help you to configure necessary router settings like username and password, security settings and firewall settings etc. After finishing this router configuration, press the appropriate buttons to save the changes.
Your computers should also be configured properly to work with the wireless environment. For this configuration, you have to select the network connections from the control panel and select the wireless network connections. You need to right click on it to select properties and enter your SSID in the box given in that wizard. This name is same as the SSID name when you use while setting up the router. Then disable the data encryption in router default settings and finally check the availability of the website with your browser.
For login to the router, go to the routerlogin.net and enter the admin for username and password for password. On the router home page, you could change the router password to ensure more security. In order to improve the security features, choose a security protocol that is compatible with your wireless adapter. Using this router password and other settings, you could improve the overall security of your wireless network.
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