Features of NETGEAR® Wireless Router WGR614
Wireless networks are common in use. You can share data and other system resources with other network users without being in limits of wires. Each computer in the wireless network would have a wireless network card and a wireless router is installed in the network. All computers communicate with each other through the wireless router. NETGEAR Wireless Router WGR614 is one of the best wireless routers which is capable of transmitting wireless signals upto 30.5 meters any computer within the network range can use the wireless network based on the user rights. Apart from the wireless network routing, NETGEAR Wireless Router WGR614 is capable of Internet connection sharing and has parental control, broadband usage meter, Wi-Fi on/off button and security settings etc. The parental control helps you to monitor your child’s online activity and allows you to block specific website and to assign browsing rules. Broadband usage meter indicates the Internet usage and Wi-Fi on/off button allows you to turn on or off the wireless connection whenever you prefer. SSID, WEP, WAP, WPS and smart firewall on NETGEAR Wireless Router WGR614 can be customized for better protection.
- Normal set-up
- Setting up the router using the NETGEAR set-up wizard
- Connecting client computers
Normally to configure the NETGEAR Wireless Router WGR614, you need to turn on the router and connect it to computer physically with a network cable and then set the computer to obtain the IP address from the DHCP and restart the computer. Once the computer is switched on, you need open an Internet browser and type in the IP address of the router in the address bar to access the router configuration page. You need to manually customize the settings and then save it. Once the router is configured, you can disconnect it from the computer and place it in a central location of your network.
Setting up the router using the NETGEAR set-up wizard
A router installation CD is shipped with NETGEAR Wireless Router WGR614. You can turn on the router in the network and make sure that the router is in sync with the computer. You can try to run the 'PING' command along with the router’s IP address in the command prompt to ensure that the computer is in connection with the router. If not, you need to physically connect the router to the computer using the network cable. Then you can insert the installation CD and run the smart setup wizard. The wizard will guide you to set up the router easily.
When the NETGEAR Wireless Router WGR614 is configured, it's turn to set up the client computers. You need connect wireless network card in each computer and install the driver program for the network card and set the IP address to obtain from DHCP and then restart the computer. Once the network card is installed, you would see a wireless network icon in the system tray. You can run the set-up network wizard and complete the configuration.
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