Recommended Wireless Router Settings


Recommended Wireless Router Settings

I highly recommend using these settings in your wireless router to get everything to communicate with very minimal problems.



Update the firmware in your wireless router. Manufacturer's website, make & Model needed.

Broadcast SSID(You may want to change this to make it easier to connect)

Use WPA/WPA2-PSK(TKIP) Security(WPA/WPA2 Personal). Most wireless devices work best with this type of security.

Password at least 13 characters long.

Mixed b and g mode(n if available)(Use this mode only if using a print server and/or USB wireless adapter(s))

Use channels 1, 6 or 11. Most devices work better on these channels.

Keep the setting at DHCP.

Do NOT use Mac Address Filtering

Please turn off the firewall in the wireless router.

Some adapters do not like WPS and may need to be turned off.

Disable 20/40Mhz Coexistence (Helps some adapters get faster speed)

Save and exit. Power everything off for 30 seconds. Power everything back on, wait 30 seconds, now try to connect.




Uncheck a box in the Advanced Setup for wireless.

(uncheck) Enable 20/40 MHz Coexistence

Netgear explains:

Disabling this option allows your 2.4GHz wireless to stay in supporting the max speed. Enabling this option [coexistence] may reduce the max speed of your 2.4GHz wireless to the half when there is another wireless network detected in your environment; this is to avoid interference between wireless networks and to get along with other wireless networks in the environment.



If you have any questions, please post them at Networking, Internet, Wireless Forum

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Tips for your Router: Do not reset router in case if you are not familiar with all the settings. Resetting router may wipe out all the current settings and you won’t have internet access too. Solid orange light on your router: It means your Router has gone bad.

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Routers have a very layout flaw not existing in other manufacturers' gadgets: firmware updates wipe your configurations. As such, you may need to make a backup initially. Achieve this by clicking the State-of-the-art tab at the top of your screen, then Method Equipment, and Backup & Restore. Dispatch an internet browser from a PC or WiFi gadget that is associated with the system. We prescribe that you utilize an Ethernet link to associate your PC to your router to refresh the firmware. Type IP address and router username and password. The username is admin, and the default password will be password. The client name and password are case-delicate. In the event that you have overlooked your admin password, if you don't mind see this page. When that's performed, return to Process Equipment and click on on Firmware Update. Underneath the net Upgrade heading, you'll find a button that says, "Look for upgrade." Click on it, and follow the router's Guidance. Following the installation, router producers suggests that you simply execute a factory reset making sure that the system registers the update appropriately. Under Process Tools and Backup & Restore, simply click Manufacturing unit Restore. Following that, there is however the make a difference of restoring your options. In the Backup & Restore menu, locate the Restore heading. Then click on Browse, come across your saved file and choose Restore. Indeed, it is a agony, and Sure, you truly have to do that each and every time. Source:
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