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can i turn off wireless feature of EX7000 but keep ethernet

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can i turn off wireless feature of EX7000 but keep ethernet

I have multiple wifi extenders but I want to turn the wireless feature of ONE of them off, because I dont want to use the ethernet, how can i do this? my main router is a nighthawk 7500 and when i log into the netgear thing i can only turn the wireless feature off for all the routers.

Model: EX7000|AC1900 Nighthawk WiFi Range Extender
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Re: can i turn off wireless feature of EX7000 but keep ethernet

> [...] I want to turn the wireless feature of ONE of them off, because
> I dont want to use the ethernet, [...]

 

   Huh?  "I don[']t want to use the ethernet"?  "don[']t"?

 

> [...] my main router is a nighthawk 7500 [...]

 

   "R7500"?  "main"?  Do you have other routers, or only "multiple wifi
extenders (which are not routers)?

 

> [...] when i log into the netgear thing [...]

 

   What, exactly, does "the netgear thing" mean to you?

 

> [...] i can only turn the wireless feature off for all the routers.

 

   "all the routers"?  Do you mean the router, or the router and the
extenders, or what?


   "can only" is not a useful problem description.  It does not say what
you did.  It does not say what happened when you did it.  As usual,
showing actual actions (commands) with their actual results (error
messages, LED indicators, ...) can be more helpful than vague
descriptions or interpretations.

 

   None of your description is clear.  If you want to disable the
wireless access point feature of an EX7000 extender, so that wireless
client devices will _not_ connect to it, but it will continue to use a
wireless connection to the R7500, then...

 

   Visit http://netgear.com/support , put in your (extender) model
number, and look for Documentation.  Get the User Manual (at least).
Read.  Look for "Disable or Enable the WiFi Radios".  Further reading
might not hurt, either.


   These descriptions can be a little confusing, because "wireless
access point" describes both a functional block in the extender (to
which a wireless client device can connect), and also a mode of
operation for the extender, where it uses an Ethernet connection to the
router, instead of a wireless connection to the router.  As I read the
EX7000 User Manual, "Disable [...] the WiFi Radios" disables the
extender's wireless access point functionality, but it may not
really/completely disable its radios, which can still be used for the
link between the router and the extender.

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