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Netgear added the salient point on its Web site that internal antennas are also protected from damage and misalignment. Make sure you keep a note of what you enter in here as this will be needed to be entered on each computer to allow access to the wireless network. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. As shown in the screenshots, detailed help information is given on every configuration page in the router’s web interface. The wireless card, from Broadcom, lives behind the metal shield and although it is removable it is difficult to actually get out. The Netgear offers a desktop stand, and the accompanying materials suggest you don’t lie this down — it needs to be upright for maximum efficacy. Broadband quality monitoring The line monitoring system allows you to track the performance of your broadband connection in terms of latency and packet loss.

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Netgear DG834N Review

These are helpfully written on the back of the router should you need to use the Factory Restore button. The card has a connection for a third antenna making this omission especially strange.

The default IP address for the router is With a Zen IPStream Max connection the automatic detection worked perfectly, requiring only a username and password for the ADSL connection and connecting slightly faster by around kbps than the Cisco which was being used before. It’s debatable whether this presents any useful security versus strong encryption with a complicated key compared to the added hassle when adding new wireless devices.

Performance Installation was relatively straightforward, as the supplied software led us quite successfully through the entire ddg834n. The wireless settings offered are simple, with some advice on maximising fg834n wireless range given to the right along with notes on each of the options.

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This was unlike its stablemate, the WNRT, which simply quit nergear of the way through — leaving us to fill out the security options via the Smart Wizard configurator. The wireless card, from Broadcom, lives behind the metal shield and although it is removable it is difficult to actually get out. The configuration page on the router shows the ports which have been forwarded. The router keeps a log of events such as traffic matching a firewall rule, port scans, connection status and so on.

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The Netgear’s lack of external antennas is striking, and this is because, unlike other competing routers, the Netgear uses internal antennas — just like modern laptops. A common issue identified with this router is of the wireless network not working. The more curious feature of the wireless card is that despite having connections for three, there are only two antennae connected to the card – most Broadband usage meter tbbMeter will help you to manage your usage to avoid incurring excess bandwidth fees or find your broadband provider slowing you down due to exceeding your monthly usage allowance.

Best Wireless Routers for See All. The Netgear adapter connected at Mbps although it claims to be capable of Mbps in combination with this router while the Intel is only capable of 54Mbps.

A CD is included which should configure the router, but the router can also be set up through its web interface.

The router appears to be very stable, running for long periods of time with no indication of problems with a large amount of traffic including torrents without even feeling warm. Dg384n broadband is slow Troubleshoot my slow broadband. On the other hand, it should be possible to forward the most common ports with no knowledge of the traffic type involved.

The port forwarding options are under the Firewall Rules item in the left hand menu. Wireless aside, it doesn’t seem to bring any features that other routers don’t offer at a lower price dg83n is missing some features those cheaper routers offer.

Broadband quality monitoring The line monitoring system allows you to track the performance of your broadband connection in terms of latency and packet loss. With top speeds and added features for gaming, security and network prioritization, the The Netgear DGN’s main selling point is the draft-n wireless which provides faster speeds on the local network. Information My Local Broadband Statistics including UK broadband stats Browse broadband statistics from UK down to parliamentary constituency and councils, all the way to your street Hardware Reviews Reviews of broadband routers and modems UK Broadband Map UK map showing broadband coverage and speeds BT Exchange Information locate your local Telephone exchange and see what services are available Broadband Factsheet Archived UK broadband statistics Tools Speed Test check your broadband speed instantly using the most accurate UK based speed test Broadband Quality Monitoring continuous monitoring of your broadband quality Broadband Meter measure your broadband speed and usage on your computer using our exclusive application Download Test Files test files of varying sizes to help users diagnose problems with their broadband connection.

This undoubtedly affects its maximum throughput — especially in areas crowded with 2. Find out the basics Fix my Broadband We used the router over a period of several months on an Internode test account, and though the exchange netgfar used was only rated at 1.

What can I do if my broadband is working sporadically? The Netgear offers a desktop stand, and the accompanying materials suggest you don’t lie this down — it needs to be upright for maximum efficacy.