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NETGEAR NETGEAR N300 Wireless Router

Get connected to high-speed Internet instantaneously and effortlessly with the NETGEAR N300 Wireless Router. It's compatible with both older Wireless-G devices, as well as the new Wireless-N devices. The patented Push 'n' Connection feature on this high-speed internet router uses Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) technology to make online communication safe and secure. The PIN and SSID are randomly generated by the Push 'n' Connect router, and are difficult to decode. This NETGEAR wireless router features five Ethernet ports, including one WAN and four LAN. This allows you to connect up to four devices such as your PC, gaming console and iPad simultaneously. The live parental control lets you personalize the filter setting and block inappropriate applications and websites for children. The NETGEAR N300 Wireless Router comes with a broadband usage meter that generates customized reports, so you can keep track of your usage.
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Questions & Answers for NETGEAR NETGEAR N300 Wireless Router

Question

does the item really have a life time warrenty if so what is the details

asked 3 years, 11 months ago
By
firsttimetorevue
 - bham al
on NETGEAR N300 Wireless Router
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
charger - not covered
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
By
bmninada
 - NJ
answer 2
This router does come with a limited lifetime warranty, cf. Netgear's homepage for the specifics. Most routers come with a 1 yr. warranty.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
By
lmg80
 - Florida
answer 3
no lifetime warranty only 90 days. Don't waste your money on this product! Beware!
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
By
AKJ1
 - Baton Rouge, LA
answer 4
at the netgear web site...it says that version 3 of this router has a lift time warrenty not version 1 or 2
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
By
firsttimetorevue
 - bham al
Question

Connect Guest Laptop

How do I connect a guest laptop computer when I've forgotten my password for the Netgear N300.
asked 3 years, 9 months ago
By
jejhlake
 - Houghton lake, MI
on NETGEAR N300 Wireless Router
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
Reset router in case you had changed the original user / pass combination of admin / password
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
By
bmninada
 - NJ
answer 2
if you have forgotton the password you can return the router to default setting simply by holding the reset button for 15 to 30 seconds, id do 30 just to be safe. then re-install the software from the disc and then change the settings. default username is: admin default password is: password
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
By
hawkeye1326
 - lewiston maine
answer 3
You can push the reset button on the netgear router, which will put it back to factory settings. The default user will be admin, and password will be password. The you can reset the system. If you did not change your user name and password when you first installed the router, you might try that username and password first. The go into the setting and change what you need to.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
AHinPhoenix
answer 4
Honestly, I never set mine up correctly and never set up a password, though I do have it on a secure network. If you are using Windows (which I assume you are) try this: Go to your computer that already has access to the network, go to the Control Panel (from the Start Menu), go to Network & Sharing Center, go to Manage Wireless Networks, double-click on your network name, then click on the security tab and there should be a check-box that says Show characters. This will give you the security key. Next, go to your guest computer, find your network and connect with the key. Once they are connected, you can manually control their access if you want. Hope it works for you.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
Seredetia
 - Las Vegas, NV
Question

does it work with windows me

asked 3 years, 10 months ago
By
deacon99
on NETGEAR N300 Wireless Router
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
not sure. Microsoft has ended support for windows Me. Good luck!
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
By
OpenxTek
 - Denver, CO
answer 2
Yes, interface is web-based connection is WiFi or wired via RJ-45
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
By
bmninada
 - NJ
answer 3
It does broadcast wireless G so it should be compatible with your ethernet card, or wireless card.

But if you're seriously still running ME, you should at least upgrade to Windows XP, or Winows 7.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
Miss1337
 - Baton Rouge, LA
answer 4
not sure if you got an answer to this but here goes: it should work wired to your pc. you must make sure your LAN adapter settings are set to allow the router dynamic IP capibility (default is set up correctly) Next is wireless, now that's a bit more tricky. Wirelss internet will work with your adapter, not the OS, so as long as you have a more recent wireles adapter you should be fine, I would not plan on using WEP encryption. it may cause problems with connectivity.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
By
thecableguy1976
Question

How would you sync an iPod Touch with the router?

I should be getting this router and the new iPod Touch 4th Gen, for Christmas, and I was wondering how you would sync an the iPod. How does it work? Can you explain it to me?
asked 4 years, 1 month ago
By
an anonymous customer
on NETGEAR N300 Wireless Router
4 answers
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answer 1
Google your question for detailed setup instructions. Works great for my IPod 4 generation.
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
By
OpenxTek
 - Denver, CO
answer 2
simple. first you must set the router up with an SSID and also a WPA2 password. once that is done, you simply turn the ipod on (and after setting it up with itunes on your computer) go into settings, you will see wifi and a switch set to "OFF", slide that to "ON" and when you see your SSID from your router, click on it, it will then ask for your WPA2 password. Enter the password and your all set.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
By
hawkeye1326
 - lewiston maine
answer 3
the Ipod will search for signal and connect just enter a passphase you select netgear will answer any questions you have and walk you through it very easy. I used them once and they are good any time there 24/7 for you.
answered 4 years ago
By
CrazyKevin
 - Endicott, New York
answer 4
It should be easy (at least it was for the 3G ipod touch.) Leave all the default settings as is, and once you set it up with your network name and password (which you choose, so make it one that is hard to guess), then on the ipod touch go to settings..wifi...on...and click on your network's name. Then you will need to enter the password. From then on, you will not need to enter the password on the ipod. That's the easy version. You can also, for increased security for your network, make it so the network can only be used by specific devices, but that's a bit more complicated. (If you're interested, it involves using the access control card.)
But getting it set up with the ipod is a piece of cake. Like I said, my ipod touch is 3G, so there may be some slight variations with the 4G.
answered 4 years, 1 month ago
By
Kimberly236
Question

how do you find the password for this router?

how do you find the password for this router? because i want to go online on my ps3 but it says i need a password and what is the passcode called is it wep?
asked 3 years, 5 months ago
By
RubeDog
on NETGEAR N300 Wireless Router
4 answers
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answer 1
the password is on the back of the router
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
By
OpenxTek
 - Denver, CO
answer 2
You should have been given a passcode during set up but it says here in the installation guide that you can go to www.routerlogin.net and enter default username admin and the password is password select wireless settings and it will give you your passcode.
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
By
69Camarogirl
 - Ohio
answer 3
Default user is "admin" and password is "password".
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
By
bmninada
 - NJ
answer 4
It sounds like WEP or WAP. You might have to reset the router and do setup again.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
By
metalrevolver
 - NC
Question

will this router work

with my wifi laptop and ps3 ,and psp 3000 with out having to know all of the codes
asked 4 years, 3 months ago
By
redgene
on NETGEAR N300 Wireless Router
4 answers
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answer 1
if you have a code, you MUST input them into the device. now after the first time you enter the code, they will remember it and connect automatically with no issue. if hard wired there is no code nessicary
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
By
hawkeye1326
 - lewiston maine
answer 2
It will work immeidately with those peripherals immeidately if you do not want any security on your network. I would recommend having some type of security, but that is specific to the capability of your current configuration.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
AHinPhoenix
answer 3
highly unlikely
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
By
midwifekathy
answer 4
yes
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
By
Kaduku
 - GU
Question

can I add a user name and password to pevent people from piggy backing off my internet?

i have a router that supports 5 divices and have 4 laptops 2 i pod touches a p/s3 a wii a netendo d/s and 4 wi-fi phones and a i-pad and so i have enough things running for my own place to have to worry about slowing from others piggiy backing?
asked 2 years, 9 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on NETGEAR N300 Wireless Router
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
If you mean WiFi - change to WPA2. if you mean web console, you can easily change it and furthermore you can disable remote access.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
bmninada
 - NJ
answer 2
Definately.
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
By
OpenxTek
 - Denver, CO
answer 3
Yes
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
ElStratto
 - Charlotte, NC
answer 4
they need to know your password to use your wireless router!!!!
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
shellsdell
 - GA
Question

Does this Netgear N300 work with a Kindle Keyboard and a Kindle Fire?

asked 2 years, 4 months ago
By
WELAVOS
on NETGEAR N300 Wireless Router
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes, without a glitch. If issues, switch off the QoS service.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
bmninada
 - NJ
answer 2
I have no ideal what a Kindle Keyboard is? I guess its another reader? If it has WiFi then yes it should work with this router with no problem. Just make sure security on router is capable with Kindle.
Most I think work with WPA2 security with no problem.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
JohnnyTheGeek
 - Mount Morris,IL
answer 3
It should kidle fire work off wifi and that is what the router does. it should not matter what router you us.
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
By
KINGOFREVIEWING
answer 4
I doubt it- it wouldn't work with my PC.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
By
ElStratto
 - Charlotte, NC
Question

Why ?

I have 2 laptops. I use one of them to set up the internet access and wireless security and the second laptop to be used wirelessly. the second laptop got on the internet nicely. However, I tried to set up the first laptop for it to be wireless too but somehow it did not work. It can only access internet when wired. Any help or suggestion?
asked 2 years, 3 months ago
By
kiLoHa
 - Atlanta, GA
on NETGEAR N300 Wireless Router
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
Make sure that the first laptop has a compatible wireless adapter and it is configured to log into the router with the settings that came with the router- wireless name (SSI) and the Network Key (password). Hope that helps.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
vze35kv2
 - New Jersey
answer 2
If your 1st. laptop is set to act as the RADIUS server then obviously it defeats the purpose if you want it to be wireless too. Also, WPA2 is as secure as RADIUS. Don't understand why for 2 laptops ONLY you need RADIUS!!
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
bmninada
 - NJ
answer 3
Need more info. How are you trying to wirelessly connect the second laptop? Does it have an internal wireless adapter or external? Either type could be bad(not working)--you might try switching the first to be the wireless and the second to be hard-wired. Or a new external(USB) wireless adapter on the second.

But like I said. . .Need more info.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
esandoval1
answer 4
Well first off can your laptop see the router? If it cannot see your router in a WiFi search then you laptop cannot connect. I would make sure youre WiFi card is turned on and able to search for WiFi stations. Also check to make sure the laptop hardware is compatible with the router. Some older laptops have cards that may not have security compatible with a newer router. Without knowing more about the hardware on the laptop I can't suggest much else.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
JohnnyTheGeek
 - Mount Morris,IL
Question

Will this router work with comcast?

asked 2 years, 5 months ago
By
klfidler
on NETGEAR N300 Wireless Router
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
it should work with any cable company.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
MSYO2U2
answer 2
It should work with comcast, but contact comcast to be sure.
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
By
OpenxTek
 - Denver, CO
answer 3
Yes it will. I have Comcast and it works great.
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
By
keysguy
 - Dallas, GA
answer 4
Yes
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
By
FedWay
 - Federal Way, WA
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