Netgear VPN Lite Software 5.50.007 for Windows Vista/7/8 x86/x64

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Date Added: July 27, 2013 / Publisher:Netgear / File Size: 4.1 MB
OS: Windows 7 32-bit, Windows 7 64-bit, Windows 8 32-bit, Windows 8 64-bit, Windows Vista 32-bit, Windows Vista 64-bit


Release Date: April 01, 2013.

Note: This VPN Lite Client software requires an activation key. The VPN Lite Client software is NOT available for purchase and is ONLY bundled with the following products:

  • FVS338 - 1 Lite license
  • FVS336Gv2 - 1 Lite license
  • FVX538v2 - 5 Lite licenses
  • SRX5308 - 1 Lite license
  • SRXN3205 - 1 Lite license
  • UTM10 - 1 Lite license
  • UTM25 - 1 Lite license
  • UTM50 - 3 Lite License
  • UTM150 - 3 Lite License

New Features:

  1. Support Windows 8 32 and 64 bit.
  2. Gina Mode supported on Windows 7, Vista 32 and 64 bit.
  3. Added a password confirmation field when exporting a VPN configuration.
  4. ESP anti-replay service supported.
  5. Korean and Farsi are now embedded as new languages.
  6. Ability to open the current User Certificate Store when selecting a Certificate in the configuration Panel, instead of the local machine Certificate Store.
  7. Enable the IT manager to disable the Configuration Panel via registry key. When the specific registry key is set, the user cannot access the Configuration Panel.
  8. Algorithms SHA2 is supported to sign with a CSP smart card.
  9. Exclusion of DHCP protocol from network filter to allow DHCP mechanism when network configuration forces everything in tunnel.

Bug Fixes:

  1. Once tunnel opened using Mode-Config, WINS value might be overwritten by DNS value.
  2. VPN client can now send INITIAL-CONTACT message during IKE negotiation.
  3. Console stops displaying logs after clicking on menu Tools > Reset IKE.
  4. VPN tunnel does not open with "Error 307" when the remote network mask contains specific value (e.g.,,…).
  5. DNS/WINS addresses might not be configured properly when VPN client address is configured to
  6. VPN tunnel might not open properly when coming back from windows sleep mode.
  7. VPN tunnel configured with IP Address Range might not open properly.

Known issues:

  1. IPSec use SHA 256, need change registry to zero from 1: Parameters HMacSHA2Mode 0.
  2. No Gina on Windows 64 bit Vista and Seven. Gina connection panel may appear with 5-8 seconds delay on Windows XP.
  3. Wireshark must be installed after VPN client software to be able to scan its interface.
  4. Exporting a VPN configuration to a mapped drive is not possible. No error message is displayed, and the file is not exported. A work around would be to export to the local disk, and then copy to mapped drive.

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