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Wifi Extender setup - HELP!


Wifi Extender setup - HELP!

Dear all

H E L P !

I am trying to set up a home (Mac) network using a Nighthawk Extender but can’t get it to work properly.

I 've set up the Extender with both 5GHz and 2.4GHz bands, and I can connect from my Mac to the server when I connect to [...]_5GEXT

But neither the server nor my iMac will connect to the internet.

Safari gives “not reachable” messages. Chrome tells me

  news.bbc.co.uk’s server IP address could not be found


The diagram shows what I’m trying to do. 

Can someone please walk me through what I SHOULD be doing...

I’m using the Orange DNS servers – which are reported when I log in directly to the Livebox at





Model: EX7000|AC1900 WiFi Range Extender
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Re: Wifi Extender setup - HELP!

Hello kenincaen, 


If you recently purchased the device, we recommend contacting support using the provided link: https://www.netgear.com/support/default.aspx



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