How to Set Up a NetGear DG834G Router

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How to Set Up a NetGear DG834G Router
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Set up your wireless home network and DSL connection at the same time with a NetGear DG834G DSL modem/router combination unit. The DG834G is compatible with just about all major DSL service providers and cuts the need for two separate units. And the consolidation of a DSL modem and router makes this unit all the more simple to set up.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Set up your Netgear DG834G router in a well-ventilated area, near both phone jack and your computer. Give the router about an inch of free space on both sides to vent.

  2. 2

    Insert a DSL filter into a phone jack connect the router to the filter with a phone cable. Run the cable from the "DSL" port on the filter to the white "Internet" port on your router.

  3. 3

    Connect the 12V DC power adaptor to the power port located on the back of the router--right next to the antenna. Plug the transformer end of the adaptor into a power outlet. Check for a solid "Internet" light on the from of your NetGear DG834G.

  4. 4

    Launch your Internet browser over on your computer. Type the address: " http://192.168.0.1" into the Internet browser's address bar and then hit the "Enter" key.

  5. 5

    Choose the first option on the menu that pops up to let the DG834G's internal software auto-configure itself. Choose the second option for a more customisable set-up.

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