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Forum discussion tagged with Netgear.
  1. jtnoble321

    Question Port Forwarding For A Server - Not Open

    Hey all, been trying for a few hours on this and I am stumped. I'm using a Netgear Router and trying to host a Valheim server. I've tried running a Minecraft server before and I believe I had the same issue. For Valheim, you open ports 2456-2458 TCP/UDP, which I have done for the correct IP...
  2. S

    [SOLVED] Why are my download speeds so slow?

    Hey guys, I know there's probably a million threads on this topic but I thought I'd throw my situation out there anyway. So basically I'm wondering my download speed is so slow, I'm currently getting about 6-20mpbs downloading an update on my Xbox one X using an ethernet and the same on the...
  3. larathompson288

    Question Please help! Wifi support - how can I extend wifi throughout my house - mesh network or extender? Which brand?!

    Hi there. I was wondering if I could have some support regarding wifi. I currently have a Virgin Media box but it only works in one room and due to the design of our house and the thick walls, Virgin said it cannot reach all the rooms. It is the TV room which is on the side of our house on the...
  4. X

    Question Ping/latency spikes seemingly out of nowhere on ethernet

    Hello, around January 1st, I have noticed during online gaming sessions that I would occasionally, and sometimes frequently, get ping spikes for a few seconds when before going back to normal. For example, in League of Legends, I would get around 17ms-18ms at all times, while now it fluctuates...
  5. Question Network failing on high speed download

    I have a gigabit fiber connection from my ISP. Before buying this router (a Netgear R6220), I used to connect directly to their gateway (a ZTE ONT which also acted as a router with AP), however I soon had issues with it simply dying on me when downloading at high speeds (nowhere near the gigabit...
  6. N

    [SOLVED] Need help with a wireless adapter purchase

    Hi I recently upgraded my wifi in my house to a 500mbps package, however it seems like my connection isnt as stable. I play a lot of games and I am getting pings lower than I ever have but I will get random spikes. I know it would be ideal to use ethernet but the way my house is set up...
  7. TraumaAKAwill

    Question Random internet disconnects while gaming

    I have recently been experiencing random network disconnects especially while gaming. Since its a multiplayer game, (Valorant and Rocket League) I will have to completely disconnect back to the main menu and rejoin the game. This will happen 4 or 5 times every game. Whats interesting is that...
  8. S

    Question TP-Link C6 Archer to Netgear R6220

    Hello Everyone. I have been using TP-Link Archer C6 for a few years now. Its developed a wierd issue of WiFi getting disconnected. I had tried troubleshooting with Support and the Firware changes havent been helpful. I had a spare R6220 Netgear Router. I have now Connected TP-Link to the WAN In...
  9. TheJJBman11

    Question Download and upload speed high but ping fluctuates!

    Hi guys, I've just moved into my uni accommodation and have noticed a few issues with the wifi. To my knowledge the landlord shares one router between 4 hours totalling 25 people. The router isn't in my house and we merely have 1 wifi booster which is located at the further point from my room...
  10. S

    Question DHCP issue with Netgear smart roaming mesh WiFi

    Hi there! I'm hoping you folks can help me out with a connection issue I've been having since installing a new WiFi extender a couple of weeks ago. I have a new Netgear extender (EX7700/AC2200 - this one) creating a meshed network with my existing Vodaphone router. The new setup is causing...
  11. DaPro_Skillz

    Question Can I use two mesh wifi systems at once?

    I used to have Google Home’s Wifi mesh system but I recently switched to Orbi. Orbi mesh points don‘t have ethernet ports and I was wondering if I could use Orbi and Google Home mesh systems at once. (I have Verizon FIOS 300mbps wifi, if you’re wondering)
  12. P

    Discussion Netgear R6800, Access Control and peripheral devices no longer able to connect to the internet - For Info

    Hi everyone, I'm posting this just in case someone else has this problem in future. I'm no network geek and still have no idea why/what happened but this is what I know. I had a Netgear R6800 hooked up to a cable modem and run a smart home, so lots of Azetch/Solwise powerlines, multiple...
  13. P

    Question Not getting gigabit speeds

    I was hoping you guys could help me out with this. I've done everything I can think to do, and I've done everything google research told me to do. I have gigabit internet with att, a new gateway from them (BGW210), and a Netgear R6260 Gigabit router. I have cat 6 cables all around. My nic is...
  14. velocci

    Question wifi extender with network ports

    Hi all, i'm looking at this netgear EX7700 wifi extender that has 2 network ports. would I be able to plug this netgear extender to one of my network ports leading to my router and have all devices connected to this extender communicate with the main wifi router through the wired connection...
  15. G

    Question Port Forwarding issues

    Hi! I'm trying to port forward on my netgear router, mainly for a minecraft server but probably for a couple of other things as well. I've set my static ip in LAN setup and i set my computer's IP in port forwarding settings with the ip address 25565 for every option. However, not only will the...
  16. M

    [SOLVED] Which router do I keep?

    I currently have a 1gb internet connection and use it a ton. That's a bunch of IoT, live stream TV, and often run two gaming consoles online at the same time. Occasional lag but why wouldn't I, it's normal. But I unexpectedly just received a Netgear x40 R7600-100NAS router for free unopened. I...
  17. K

    [SOLVED] PCIE WiFi Adapter vs USB Wifi Adapter help

    I am looking for wifi adapters for my pc and came across this article. Here they are comparing pcie and usb wifi adapters. Two models - Tplink Archer T4U (USB) and Archer T4E (PCIE) - fall within my budget and these are available in my country. In the tests shown in that website, the usb model...
  18. AndBaggio

    [SOLVED] How do I setup a Netgear DGN1000 as a switch?

    How do I have to setup a Netgeat DGN1000 if I want to use it as a switch? I have another router that I use to access the web and I would like to use my old DGN1000 as a switch connected via ethernet cable. So that I can use the other 3 ports to connect other stuff like a printer, a laptop and...
  19. Q

    [SOLVED] Do we have a modem?

    Okay. Here’s my silly question for the day. I’ve been reading about routers vs modems, how modems provide the internet while routers emit the wifi signal. I have been confused about our situation regarding a modem for years. Now I finally decided to try to figure it out. Do we even have a modem...
  20. S

    [SOLVED] mesh wifi system behind router , can't access nas anymore

    So a few years back i installed a netgear router (nighthawk 7500) for my fathers business. They recently added a new office space that's just out of reach of the netgears wifi range. So in order to provide better internet for the entire office and downstairs housing i installed a TP-LInk Whole...