NETGEAR WGR614v4 Router Manual (Setup & Configuration)

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Installation Guide
Follow these quick steps to install your router.
Before you begin, locate the broadband Internet configuration settings
from your cable company. You can also consult the Install Assistant on the
Resource CD for 54 Mbps Wireless Router
.
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1
Connect the Router
a.
Turn off your computer and cable or DSL modem.
b.
Disconnect the Ethernet cable from your computer (A) which
connects to your cable or DSL modem.
c.
Connect the Ethernet cable from your cable or DSL modem to
the Internet port (A) on the WGR614.
d.
Connect the Ethernet cable which came with the router from a
Local port on the router (B) to your computer.
e.
Turn on the cable or DSL modem and wait about 30 seconds for
the lights to stop blinking.
f.
After turning on the modem and waiting for it to synchronize
with the network, turn on the router.
g.
Now, turn on your computer. If software usually logs you in to
your Internet connection, do not run that software or cancel it if
it starts automatically.
h.
Verify the following:
When you turn the router on, the power light goes on.
If the power light on the router is not lit, check to
make sure the power cord is plugged in and that the
power outlet is turned on if it is controlled by a wall
switch or power strip.
The local lights are lit for any connected computers. If
no local lights are lit, check to make sure the Ethernet
cable is securely connected at the router and at the PC
and that the PC is turned on.
The Internet light is lit, indicating a link has been
established to the cable or DSL modem. If the Internet
light is not lit, check to make sure the Ethernet cable is
securely connected at the router and at the cable or
DSL modem and that the modem is turned on.
Note:
For wireless placement and range guidelines, and wireless
configuration instructions, please see the
Reference Manual
on
the
Resource CD for 54 Mbps Wireless Router
.
Cable
or DSL modem
2
2
Log In to the Router
Note:
To connect to the router, your computer needs to be
configured to obtain an IP address automatically via DHCP. For
instructions on how to do this, please see Appendix C in the
Reference Manual
on the
Resource CD for 54 Mbps Wireless Router
.
a.
Connect to the router by typing
in the address
field of Internet Explorer or Netscape
®
Navigator.
b.
For security reasons, the router has its own user name and
password. When prompted, enter
admin
for the router user
name and
password
for the router password, both in lower
case letters.
Note:
The user name and password are not the same as any user
name or password you may use to log in to the Internet.
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3
Connect to the Internet
a.
You are now connected to the router. If you do not see the menu
above, click the Smart Wizard link on the upper left of the
main menu.
b.
Click
Next
to follow the steps in the Smart Wizard to input the
router configuration settings. See the green ISP Guide for help
with identifying your ISP settings.
A
54 Mbps Wireless Router
v4
54 Mbps Wireless Router
WGR614
Cable
or DSL modem
4
A
54 Mbps Wireless Router
WGR614
Cable
or DSL modem
B
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December 2003
Technical Support
PLEASE REFER TO THE SUPPORT INFORMATION CARD THAT
SHIPPED WITH YOUR PRODUCT.
By registering your product at
www.NETGEAR.com/register
, we can
provide you with faster expert technical support and timely notices of
product and software upgrades.
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change without notice. All rights reserved.
Attention:
When you configure the wireless settings of
this device please make sure to select the correct country
settings. Due to EU-law th country settings must be identical to
the country where the device is operating (important due to non-
harmonized frequencies in the EU).
802.11b Restrictions: European standards dictate minimum radiated transmit power of 100
mW EIRP and frequency range of 2.400 - 2.4835 GHz. In France, the equipment must be
restricted to the 2.4465 - 2.4835 GHz frequency range and must be restricted to indoor use.
201-10044-01
c.
At the end of the Smart Wizard, click the Test button to verify
your Internet connection and register your product.
Note:
If you were unable to connect to the router, please refer to
“Basic Functioning” in the “Troubleshooting” chapter of the
Reference Manual
on the
Resource CD for 54 Mbps Wireless Router
.