Netgear Router Troubleshooting

So you have tried everything to fix issues with your WiFi router but nothing worked? No more frustration! Here is A-Z guide for Netgear router troubleshooting which helps you fix the issues with your WiFi router. Continue reading.

Netgear Router Issues

Can’t Login to Netgear Router

One of the most common router issues is that users can’t login to Netgear router. The only reason of this issue is that users are unaware of the complete configuration steps or not following the exact instructions. That’s why we are providing here the complete and exact steps to configure your router for a fast internet connection. Let’s see what are these steps:

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  • Connect your modem to the router and PC to any LAN port.
  • Turn off the modem, router, and computer and then turn them on again.
  • Wait for a few seconds and let all the devices boot up properly.
  • Launch any web browser and type IP address in the URL bar.
  • If the login page doesn’t open, use https:// before the IP address. However, in case you are still unable to access the router login page, get in touch with our experts via chat or email immediately and fix the issue.
  • Once you are on the login page, enter the username and password.
  • Select yes and then click on the next button.
  • A new pop up will appear.
  • Click on the next button once again.
  • The router will save the settings.
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Congrats! Your Netgear router has been configured. Clicking on the router status option will show you whether you are connected to the internet or not. After that, keep in mind to update your router firmware to the latest version. If you still face the same issue, connect with our experts now.

Netgear Router Not Working

Looking to fix your Netgear router not working problem? Well, we can help you! Let us first tell you that there is no need to reset your wireless router to troubleshoot this issue. It can be resolved by following some basic router troubleshooting steps. To our surprise, most of the router connectivity issues can be fixed just by doing a simple power cycle or reboot. So consider the router reset as the last option.

Here are the basic Netgear router troubleshooting tips to fix the issue:

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  • Unplug the power cables of your router and internet modem and wait for some time. Thereafter, plug them into an electrical outlet.
  • Also, don’t forget to restart your computer.
  • Check the internet LED on your modem. If it is visible, it means there is no issue with the modem and you are receiving the internet connection from your ISP side.
  • Now, take an Ethernet cable and connect the computer to modem.
  • Remember to restart your computer as well as modem after making the wired connection.
  • Once done, try accessing the internet on your computer. If it works fine, it means all the three components – Ethernet cable, modem, and computer are working up to the mark.

On the off chance that this testing fails, contact us via email, or chat.

Still facing the issue? Contact us now via chat or email for an immediate fix.

“Connection has been reset” error

Getting ‘connection has been reset‘ error while trying to access router setup page? The error pop-up comes up so fast as if there is something that actively denying the connection. And no matter which browser you use, the message continues to appear. Also, whether you use,, or, you get the router connection reset issue. The possible solution to this problem is to reset your device to the default factory settings either by hard reset or soft reset. Here’s how to do so.

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Soft Reset
  • Make a reliable connection between the wireless router and computer.
  • Use or IP address to log in to your router.
  • Input the username and password.
  • Go to backup settings and click on erase button.

Thus, your router has reset all its settings to their factory default values. Now, it may ask you for a reboot. So, power cycle your device as well as modem and try setting up the router once again. To set up your device without any hassle, click here. For any help, contact our experts.

Hard Reset

The soft reset didn’t work for you? Worry not as we have another way to reset your router i.e. hard reset.

All you have to do is simply press the reset button on your router. You can use any pen or paperclip to press this button. When the light starts blinking, restart your router and try to set it up again. For any help regarding Netgear router setup, get in touch with our experts without any delay.

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Advanced Netgear Router Troubleshooting Tips

  • Reboot your router, modem as well as computer
  • Use the safe mode of your web browser
  • Disable the host file
  • Connect your computer directly to the router
  • Scan for malware on your PC
  • Check if the static IP is correct
  • Disable the antivirus and Windows Firewall that you use
  • Try to re-install LAN drivers
  • Delete the web browser cache, cookies, and history

Still facing the issue? Update the Netgear firmware now! Else, contact our highly experienced technicians.

Netgear Router Security Alerts

Are They Legit?

Got an email saying your router needs a security update? If so, it means you have set up security event email notifications on your router. While setting up the router, you have turned on the email notifications to get router security alerts for your device. Well, of course, they are legit.

You can find the outgoing mail server and other information regarding this in the configuration screen of your email. In case you leave this field blank, you would not be able to receive any alert or log messages.

If you have enabled the router security vulnerability alerts during installation but now don’t want any such emails, go to the login portal and select wireless setup option. Click on the none button under the security options. As soon as you save the settings, your network will be open to any WiFi-compatible device to connect to and you will not get any email warnings. If you experience the same issue again, reach out to our technicians via chat or email.

Other Issues With Netgear Router

  • Netgear default username and password not working
  • Internet LED light is red
  • Can’t login to router account
  • Netgear router error 651 in Windows PC
  • Internet connected but not working
  • WiFi router won’t turn on
  • Internet won’t connect to devices after the router setup
  • Error 404
  • Unable to reset router
  • Getting orange light on the router
  • Issues while updating network adapter on router
  • Firmware update failed
  • Router keeps dropping internet
  • Router not connecting to internet
  • Can’t change the password for router
  • 5GHz channel not showing up

For instant help to fix such issues, contact our experts now via chat or email.

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