Learn about NETGEAR® Wireless Cable Router
What are cable routers and what is the method to configure NETGEAR Wireless Cable router?
If the users need a high performance cable Internet at home, then the cable routers should be there. The cable router is capable of transferring signals to the user computers in the network. The cable router device is connected with the cable modem for enabling the Internet connection options. A router can be simply considered as a device that is responsible for enabling connections between the networks. One network includes the Internet connection and other network includes the user”™s home computer or computers. The cable router lets these two networks to connect with each other and share information. The data packets sent between the Internet service provider and the home computer may include many diverse types of data and the cable routers are capable of handling such information. Routers from NETGEAR are a combination of cable modem, wireless access point and firewall router. NETGEAR router also offers plug and play USB connectivity.
Following explains about cable routers and tips to configure NETGEAR Wireless router:
- NETGEAR Wireless router
NETGEAR Wireless router
NETGEAR Wireless router acts both as your high speed modem and as a gateway joining the user systems with the networks. The routers also act as a wireless access point that allows the wireless devices such as laptops to connect to the network. NETGEAR produces more than a few wireless routers, each providing diverse ranges and options for both business users and home users. Before using NETGEAR Wireless router, the user must join the devices using Ethernet cables and configure the router's settings.
Connect the modem to the Internet port on the back of your NETGEAR Wireless router and connect the computer to the router with an Ethernet cable. Then power on the modem and wait at least 2 minutes. This lets to connect to your Internet service provider's server. After that, attach the NETGEAR AC power adapter into the NETGEAR Wireless router and to a power outlet. Wait at least 2 minutes for your wireless router to connect to the modem and turn on the computer.
Only after performing the connection steps mentioned above the user should start configuring the NETGEAR Wireless router for the networking options. In order to configure the NETGEAR Wireless router, open a web browser and type the wireless router's address in the address bar. Press the 'Enter' key on your keyboard once you have typed the address. Then enter the default user name and password and follow the instructions. Once you log into the router, a set-up wizard will launch and prompt if you want to detect your Internet type. Click the 'Yes' button and then click 'Next'. Once you have finished the wizard, configuration is complete and you can access the web using your wireless router.
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