Netgear WNR2500 Wireless Router User Manual

Get the maximum speed availble on 11n WiFi plus extra range from Power Boost external antennas. High-performance for faster downloads, Internet gaming and HD streaming. Advanced features such as Live Parental Controls let you surf the web with greater peace of mind. NETGEAR genie makes setup and control easy.

1. Hardware Setup

Unpack Your Router
Hardware Features
Position Your Router
Cable Your Router
Verify the Cabling

2. Get Started with NETGEAR genie

Router Setup Preparation
Types of Logins and Access
NETGEAR genie Setup
Use NETGEAR genie after Installation
Upgrade Router Firmware
BASIC Home Screen
Change the Password
Password Recovery
Add Wireless Devices or Computers to Your Network

3. genie BASIC Settings

Internet Setup
Basic Wireless Settings
Attached Devices
Parental Controls
Guest Network

4. genie ADVANCED Home

Setup Wizard
WPS Wizard
Setup Menu
WAN Setup
LAN Setup
QoS Setup

5. Security

Keyword Blocking of HTTP Traffic
Port Filtering to Block Services
Schedule Blocking
Security Event Email Notifications

6. Administration

Upgrade the Router Firmware
View and Configure Logs
Manage the Configuration File

7. Advanced Settings

Advanced Wireless Settings
Wireless Access Point
Wireless Distribution System
Port Forwarding and Port Triggering Configuration Concepts
Set Up Port Forwarding to Local Servers
Set Up Port Triggering
Dynamic DNS
Static Routes
Remote Management
Universal Plug and Play
Traffic Meter

8. Monitoring

Router Status and Usage Information Screen
Router Information Pane
Internet Port Pane
Wireless Settings Pane
Guest Network Pane

9. Troubleshooting

Quick Tips
Troubleshoot with the LEDs
Cannot Log In to the Router
Cannot Access the Internet
Changes Not Saved
Wireless Connectivity
Troubleshoot Your Network Using the Ping Utility

A. Supplemental Information

Factory Settings
Technical Specifications

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