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Netgear router works while wired, but not wireless

Discussion in 'Networking' started by pmiles3223, Jan 26, 2010.

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  1. pmiles3223

    pmiles3223 Thread Starter

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    I have a Netgear wgr614v6 router. Currently, I am using an AirportExpress for my macbook, printer and inspiron 1545. I want to switch to the Netgear because it has more ports and it is compatible with my Netgear gaming adapter.

    So I go through the setup process (I am setting it up on the MacBook) and it works fine while connected via ethernet cable to the mac. However, when using it wireless, it shows up in the network preferences area with a green light that says connected, but web pages do not load. It looks like they are going to, but it just says loading forever. I have the WPA security enabled and the device access list disabled. I am very new to networking and even fairly new to macs. I still cannot figure out the problem here. Any help would be much appreciated.
     
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    Can't help you much with MAC, but standard operating procedure is to get the wireless working with no security first. Then enable the WPA-PSK and try to reconnect.
     
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