NETGEAR WNDR4300 Router Manual (Setup & Configuration)

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Power On/Off
Step 2:
Connect one end of the
yellow Ethernet cable
Step 3:
Plug in the power to
turn on your modem.
Step 6:
Open a browser.
Step 5:
Connect your computer
to the router (
).
Use another Ethernet cable to
establish a wired connection
as shown in this diagram.
Optionally, connect wirelessly
by using the preset wireless
security settings, located on
the bottom label.
Step 4:
Connect the power adapter to the
router, then plug it into an outlet.
If none of the LEDs turn on, make sure
that the Power On/Off button is in the
ON position (pushed in).
N750 Wireless Router
Laptop or Desktop
Computer
N750 Wireless Router
Package Contents:
N750 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router
WNDR4300
Installation Guide
Power Adapter
Ethernet Cable
Power On/Off
Step
1:
Unplug the power
to turn off your modem.
to your modem, and the
other end to the Internet
port on your router.
Wait approximately 2 minutes
until your modem turns on.
If your modem has
a battery backup,
first remove and reinsert
the battery before connecting
your modem to power.
Modem
DSL
or Cable
Internet
Wait for the 2.4 GHz LED (
)
2.4
GHz
to turn on.
If the web page does not
display, close and re-open
the browser, then enter
in the address bar, or
check the “Troubleshooting”
section on the back of
this installation guide.
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Preset Wireless Security
This product has a unique WiFi network name (SSID) and network key (password).
The default SSID and network key (password) are uniquely generated for every
device (like a serial number), to protect and maximize your wireless security. This
information is located on the label on the bottom of the product.
NETGEAR recommends that you do not change the preset WiFi network name
(SSID) and network key (password). If you do change the settings, the information
on the bottom of the product does not apply.
Find the preset Wireless Settings on your router and record them here:
WiFi network name (SSID) ________________________________
Network key (password) __________________________________
If you change the preset wireless settings, record them here:
Wireless network name (SSID) _______________________________
Network key (password) _____________________________________
If necessary to retrieve or update your password, type
in a Web browser, and log in using the
default user name (
admin
) and password (
password
).
Select
Wireless Settings
to locate your wireless password.
Connect Wireless Devices to Your Router
Choose either the manual or Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) method to add wireless
computers, and other devices to your wireless network.
Manual Method
1.
Open the software utility that manages your wireless connections on the
wireless device that you want to connect to your router (iPhone, laptop,
computer, gaming device). This utility scans for all wireless networks in your
area.
2.
Look for the preset NETGEAR wireless network name (SSID), and select it.
The preset WiFi network name (SSID) is located on the product label on the
bottom of the router.
Note:
If you changed the name of your network during the setup process, look
for that network name.
3.
Enter the preset password (or your custom password if you changed it), and
click
Connect
.
4.
Repeat steps 1–3 to add other wireless devices.
WPS Method
If your wireless device supports WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup)—NETGEAR calls
this method Push 'N' Connect—you might be prompted to press the
WPS
button on
the router instead of entering a password. If you are prompted to press the
WPS
button:
1.
Press the
WPS
button
on the router.
2.
Within 2 minutes, press the
WPS
button on the client device, or follow the
WPS instructions that came with your wireless device to complete the WPS
process. The device will then be connected to your router.
3.
Repeat this process to add other WPS wireless devices.
Note:
WPS does not support WEP security. If you try to connect a WEP client
to your network using WPS, it does not work.
Troubleshooting
The browser cannot display the Web page.
Make sure that the PC is connected to one of the four LAN Ethernet ports, or
wirelessly to the router.
Make sure that the router has full power and that the Wireless LED is lit.
Close and re-open the browser to make sure that the browser does not cache
the previous page.
Browse to
.
If the PC is set to a static or fixed IP address (this is uncommon), change it to
obtain an IP address automatically from the router.
After installing your device, locate the serial number on the label of your product
and use it to register your product at
. You must register your
product before you can use NETGEAR telephone support. NETGEAR recommends
registering your product through the NETGEAR web site. Also go to
http://
support.netgear.com
for product updates, additional documentation, and support.
For the free Live Parental Controls centralized Internet site filtering software for your
router, download from:
.
For additional features, including Traffic Metering, ReadySHARE, Guest Access,
and Time Machine, log in to your router at:
.
For complete DoC, go to the NETGEAR EU Declarations of Conformity website at:
.
Internet
STATUS
GOOD
Network Map
Number of devices 16
Parental Controls
WiFi Connection
STATUS
Connected
Router Se tings
Click here
ReadySHARE
Click here
Click here
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