The Netgear WNR834B RangeMax Next Wireless CableDSL Router will work with all
wireless protocol “Fast Ethernet, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n (draft)”
“How to set up the router to the cable modem”
Power everything off, including the Cable Modem, which must be left without power for 10 minutes
This is IMPORTANT so that it loses the association between the existing connection (recognised by its MAC address) and the IP address that it has allocated to it.
Connect an Ethernet Cable between the router's WAN Port and the Cable Modem's Ethernet Port.
Connect a second Ethernet Cable between the PC's network card port and Port 1 of the Router's LAN Ports
Power on the Cable Modem when fully booted with all lights displayed
Power on the Router when the router is fully up and running
Power on the computer and wait until it is fully booted up
The Cable Modem will recognise a new connection and allocate an IP address to it.
Now launch your web browser and type the Router's IP address access code, which you will find in the manual, into the browser address bar
This will open the configuration pages to set up the router and wireless networking.
Once the router set-up is completed and you have SAVE the setting log out and close browser
Reboot the Router by power it off and back on and wait 1-2 Min’s
You should see 5 green lights showing on Router
The 2 displays Icon should be in the task bar-Right Click-Status-Support
What you should see is the following:
Address Type: Assigned by DHCP
IP Address 192.186.1.XXX which is the Computer IP Address
Subnet Mask 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway 192.168.X.X which is the router IP Address
If you click the Detail button you will see a lot more information the WINS Server is always blank
You should now be able to browse the Internet
If you have any blank spaces (Gateway, IP address etc) you need to recheck the Router Setup and Lan Card setting
Lan card and network setting
All router have a reset button at the back of the router, which will reset the router back to the factory default setting if required
It is sometimes desirable to reboot the router by Power it off and back on by removing the power cable if you cannot access the Internet or find that access is very slow this will allow the router to refresh the setting from your ISP servers