NETGEAR WG102 Router Manual (Setup & Configuration)

There is no better technical help than having the manual of any given product. Fortunately, we are presenting router guide for NETGEAR WG102 router. If you need help on topics like web panel access for management, router hard reset, parental control settings, band width allocation, changing your router IP or password from default, port forwarding, then reading this guide is a must.

Page 1 / 118
202-10064-02, June 2005
202-10064-02 v1.1
June 2005
, Inc.
4500 Great America Parkway
Santa Clara, CA 95054 USA
Phone 1-888-NETGEAR
Reference Manual for the
NETGEAR ProSafe 802.11g
Wireless Access Point
Page 2 / 118
202-10064-02, June 2005
Page 3 / 118
202-10064-02, June 2005
Technical Support
Please register to obtain technical support
. Please retain your proof of purchase and warranty
To register your product, get product support or obtain product information and product
documentation, go to
. If you do not have access to the World Wide
Web, you may register your product by filling out the registration card and mailing it to
NETGEAR customer service.
You will find technical support information at:
through the customer service area. If you want to contact technical
support by telephone, see the support information card for the correct telephone number for your
© 2005 by NETGEAR, Inc. All rights reserved.
NETGEAR is a registered trademark of NETGEAR, INC. Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft
Corporation. Other brand and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective
holders. Information is subject to change without notice. All rights reserved.
Statement of Conditions
In the interest of improving internal design, operational function, and/or reliability, NETGEAR reserves the
right to make changes to the products described in this document without notice. NETGEAR does not
assume any liability that may occur due to the use or application of the product(s) or circuit layout(s)
described herein.
Modifications made to the product, unless expressly approved by Netgear, could void the user’s authority to
operate the equipment. NETGEAR does not assume any liability that may occur due to such condition.
Page 4 / 118
202-10064-02, June 2005
FCC Statement
We Netgear,
4500 Great America Parkway
Santa Clara, CA 95054, USA
Tel: +1 408 907 8000
declare under our sole responsibility that the product(s)
(Model Designation)
802.11g ProSafe Wireless Access Point
(Product Name)
complies with Part 15 of FCC Rules.
Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
(1) this device may not cause harmful
interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that
may cause undesired operation.
To assure continued compliance, any changes or modifications not expressly approved by
the party responsible for compliance could void the user's authority to operate this
equipment. (Example - use only shielded interface cables when connecting to computer or
peripheral devices).
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device,
pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against
harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio
frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful
interference to radio communications.
Page 5 / 118
202-10064-02, June 2005
However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment
does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the
equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try and correct the interference by one or more of the
following measures:
Reorient or locate the receiving antenna.
Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
Placement and Range Guidelines
Indoors, computers can connect over 802.11 wireless networks at a maximum range of several hundred feet
for 802.11b/g devices. However, the operating distance or range of your wireless connection can vary
significantly, based on the physical placement of the wireless access point.
For best results, identify a location for your wireless access point according to these guidelines:
Away from potential sources of interference, such as PCs, large metal surfaces, microwaves, and 2.4 GHz cordless
In an elevated location such as a high shelf that is near the center of the wireless coverage area for all mobile
Failure to follow these guidelines can result in significant performance degradation or inability to wirelessly
connect to the wireless access point.
RF Exposure Warning for North America, and Australia
Warning! To meet FCC and other national safety guidelines for RF exposure, the antennas for this device
(see below) must be installed to ensure a minimum separation distance of 20cm (7.9 in.) from persons.
Further, the antennas shall not be colocated with other antenna or radio transmitter.