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Remote Desktop Connection thru Clear Modem and Netgear Router

Discussion in 'Networking' started by RodmanB, Dec 3, 2011.

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  1. RodmanB

    RodmanB Thread Starter

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    I recently added a Netgear wireless router(WNDR3400) to my Clearwire Modem and my ability to use the Desktop Remote Connection went Bye Bye. This is probably because I had to set my computer to DHCP to get the internet to work. Can any one help me with reestablishing the Remote Desktop Connection? I'm confused by the portforwarding. Do I need to forward the Clear modem to the router and the router to the computer. Do I set the router to Static IP and leave the Clear Modem to DHCP or do I need to set it to Static as well. Any help, Please?
     
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    You need to portforward (port 3389, I think) on the Netgear router to the computer. Best to assign a static IP, or use address reservation if the Dhcp server has that feature, for the computer.
     
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