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I just got the XR500 6 days ago and so far each morning I goto my wired desktop and its disconnected. I can't access the UI of the router or the internet. A quick power button off/on, then some waiting fixes this issue but its very annoying.
Firmware Version V22.214.171.124
Any help would be greatly appreciated. I am on the verge of taking it back to Best Buy.
I just purchased the XR500, and after performing the basic setup, I'm trying to figure out how to whitelist MAC addresses. I see I can blacklist a MAC address from the "Device Manager", but that is not even remotely useful. On page 51 of the documentation, it states that you can setup a WiFi Access Control List from "Settings > Advanced Settings > Advanced Wireless", but I don't see the "Wireless Card Access List" section that is specified. The "Advanced Wireless" page appears to have more on it, but a huge portion of the page disappears the second after it loads.
Is there an option I am missing to enable this? Or did I just fall victim to a documentation bait-and-switch and spend $300 on a router that can't even perform basic functionality that existed in routers 15 years ago?
ACL was removed in the latest firmware, I believe it had some stability issues. MAC addre...
ACL was removed in the latest firmware, I believe it had some stability issues. MAC address filtering provides no real security, rather like hiding your SSID, but it does provide a false sense of security in my view. It is so easy to spoof by someone using say kali linux and Wireshark for instance. There are even videos on youtube to show how to do it! You really are better off using something like a 8-16 character ASCII WPA2 password. Also some operating systems use MAC address randomisation, like Apple for instance and MAC filtering can actually make connection to the router more problematic.
I noticed when you log into the router and your dashboard appears the CPU spikes at about 80% also if you navigate through the menu and then back to the dashboard it does the same. Is that normal? I’m a bit surprised that logging into a router would cause the CPU to spike that high unless it’s expected behaviour.
My Wan port is set to 100full. I have 250Mbps and I cant utilize it because the port speed is worng how do I change it.
Router : Nighthawk XR500
OS : Windows 10
Printer : Samsung ML-2165
I tested the USB ports and they recognize the Flash drives, but when I plug in the printer , there is no light on the router (USB) and the NETGEAR Usb Control Center does not see any printers - even if I turn off Firewall / Kaspersky Antivirus.
Any suggestions please?
NETGEAR confirmed that the ReadySHARE Print feature was mistakenly removed from the XR500 firmware ...
NETGEAR confirmed that the ReadySHARE Print feature was mistakenly removed from the XR500 firmware and it will be restored in the next offical firmware release. We just need to sit tight for the next XR500 firmware release.
I bought the switch s8000 and I receive it tomorrow, I wanted to know, having two cpl, if I have to connect it between the box and the first cpl or the cpl which is in my room?
Should I have bought a router instead of an old current?
I do not have wifi on my pc.
Ps: Sorry for my english, i'm frenchy man with poor know english language =s
I just got this router this weekend and I have configured all the options that I want but what has puzzled me is my system info shows under the "Router Time" UTC instead of EST. My Geo-Filter is in California yet I'm on the East Coast. Please let me know how or what would cause this to be happening and how do I go about correcting this.
Running Firmware Version V126.96.36.199
- Router Time
You can change it in Settings / Content Filtering / Schedule. Click the pin icon and click on th...You can change it in Settings / Content Filtering / Schedule.
Click the pin icon and click on the map where you live. I would recommend doing the Geo-Filter tour by clicking the ? icon at the top of the page by the logos when you're on the page. That will get you to grips with the feature.
I've currently got a possible trojan on one of my machines. My logs keep showing 15 invalid login attempts after I login successfully. I was trying to see what processes would run while I logged in and also check the log and see if the program was still trying to login but the time shows 2 hours earlier. How do you change the time or update it?
My geo filter is on no issue getting to yahoo at all on a lowly 55-16 Mbps. Have you tried just reb...
My geo filter is on no issue getting to yahoo at all on a lowly 55-16 Mbps. Have you tried just rebooting the router? It could be possibly a DNS issue but I can’t see how the router would block those two things. Is the router on the latest firmware? Have you tried a hard reset using the small recessed button on the back using a paper clip or similar object and setting up manually. Using cellular bypasses your ISP so also you could try using Google’s DNS Iinstead just to rule that out out. Google DNS are 188.8.131.52 and 184.108.40.206.
Hi Nate, Personally I would say this is all down to preference. 23ms sounds like a fanta...
Personally I would say this is all down to preference. 23ms sounds like a fantastic ping to play on - generally speaking, the lower your ping, the better your gameplay will be. If you're able to secure hosts with such a low ping easily then I would recommend keeping the Geo-Filter set up how you had it! Local servers aren't always the best ones, so don't worry if they are on mainland America.
Headquarters relies on dedicated servers rather than peer-to-peer, so with strict mode on it's likely that you're blocking servers necessary to connect. It likely forces the game to attempt to connect you to another server within your radius, eventually letting you join. I'm glad you can connect easily without strict mode enabled