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Netgear WNDA3100 fails

Netgear WNDA3100 failfest After buying a WNHDE111 access point from Netgear and realising it was wholly incompatible with all the other Netgear wireless I own, I was told by the technicians* to buy the Netgear WNDA3100 usb adapter. What they failed to mention is that it has a long history of causing BSOD crashes with …

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Netgear wireless network running again, finally

Netgear wireless Yesterday the (replacement) DG834N died. I’d turned it off to move it to it’s finally position, plugged it back in, and it curled up with power warnings. I was not happy. I was this close ‘. .’ to tossing it in the rubbish in temper, sod the warranty, but my wife commented that …

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NOT happy with Netgear

Netgear, I tell y’ Bless them, Netgear sent the replacement router. No base stand but that’s OK. Plugged it in, got to working… Slowly… For a few hours… … until it died. I have absolutely no idea what the problem is but: It’s not the DG834N range itself – when I originally bought one it …

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Netgear problems resolved – more or less!

Netgear problems After a rather stressful week, well frustrating rather than stressing, I am finally getting somewhere… Netgear WND3300 I had already sorted a returns for this router but while I was on the phone to support anyway I went through them with this one. Ideally it does need the matched USB card (pttt) but …

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Netgear WNDR3300 is a piece of…

Netgear WNDR3300 issues I wouldn’t touch Netgear’s WNDR3300 wireless router with a bargepole. First off, unlike the DG834N Rangemax, this one has no modem – you have to connect it to an existing ADSL/cable modem. Secondly, it’s not ‘dual band’ it’s ‘one band – or another’ Thirdly, while it promises: “more wireless channels, less interference …

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Wireless problems with Netgear DG834N and WN311B continued

Netgear DG834N issues I tried a lot of faffing about I finally detected the culprit – and it wasn’t the WN311b adapter which has given me more than few problems in the past… J’accuse VOUS Netgear! The problem was a fault with the DG834N – several faults actually. Despite being only 18 months old – …

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Wireless problems with Netgear DG834N and WN311B

Netgear DG834N issues My thoughts on this hardware combination: (Insert strings of your worst expletives) Yep, that about sums it up. Darned thing has been flaky from the first day I got it, lately though it’s really starting to hack me off. The router itself is great. The problem is the wn311b – and it’s …

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