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Windows 7: Changing security setting on netgear extender

07 Jan 2012   #1
Dave T

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Changing security setting on netgear extender

Hi All

I have just installed a Netgear WN3000RP Wireless range extender and Netgear N300 Wireless USB Adaptor.
The USB Adaptor shows as having WPA2-PSK Security but the Extender only shows as having WPA-PSK Security.
This is probably something I did when installing.
Is there any way to alter the security setting on the extender or do I need to reinstall it.

Yours Dave T


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07 Jan 2012   #2
patwhatsthat

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

According to pages 16 through 18 here ftp://downloads.netgear.com/files/WN..._27JUN2011.pdf
That extender is capable of WPA2-PSK[AES] and you should be able to configure it using the instructions on page 16.
I suppose it is possible that a more recent firmware update might be required if you are not seeing it at all in the configuration page. So check with the manufacturer's site to see if there is a more current version available than the one you are currently using.
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07 Jan 2012   #3
Dave T

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Hi again,
can't get to mywifiext.net I get diverted to something called robo something or other which is just rubbish.
Tried IP address of extender no help either
Have downloaded manual ,thanks for that, will study it and try again tommorrow

Dave T
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