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Learn about the available ports and the status lights on a Netgear CG3000D WiFi modem.
For installation instructions, refer to the following articles.
The Netgear CG3000D has the following ports available on the back of the gateway.
- ETHERNET - Four ports connect to the Ethernet port on your computer or home network.
- USB - Connects to selected client devices.
- CABLE - Connects to the cable wall outlet.
- POWER - Connects the gateway to the power adapter.
- POWER ON / OFF - Turns the gateway on and off.
|POWER||Off||No power||Verify all cable connections and try resetting the modem. If cable is OK and modem reset does not work, contact Customer Support.|
|Blinking Green||Scanning for downstream||Verify all cable connections and try resetting the modem. If cable is OK and modem reset does not work, contact Customer Support.|
|Solid Green||None - connection from the computer to the Internet established on one channel||N/A|
|Solid Blue||None - operating on more than one channel (downstream bond mode)||N/A|
|Off||Upstream channel inactive||Verify all cable connections and try resetting the modem. If cable is OK and modem reset does not work, contact Customer Support.|
|Blinking Green||Scanning for upstream channel|
|Solid Green||None - connection from the Internet to the computer established on one channel||N/A|
|Solid Blue||None - operating on more than one channel (upstream bond mode)||N/A|
|Solid Green||None - cable WiFi modem operational||N/A|
|Slow Blink||None - cable WiFi modem receiving DHCP information||N/A|
|Fast Blink||None - cable WiFi modem downloading a configuration file||N/A|
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|Off||No Ethernet link detected||N/A|
|Blinking Green||None - data flowing||N/A|
|Blinking Amber||None - data flowing||N/A|
|Solid Green||None - connected to 1000 Mbps||N/A|
|Solid Amber||None - connected at 10 or 100 Mbps||N/A|
|On||None - WiFi enabled.||N/A|
|WPS Button||Blinking||None - This button lets you use WPS to join the WiFi network without typing the WiFi password.||N/A|
The Netgear CG3000D comes configured with wireless security. By default, the Netgear home networking gateway supports up to 802.11n wireless standards and uses WPA / WPA2 wireless security settings. The SSID and Passphrase are printed on the label on the gateway.
- The SSID on the gateway is the same as the last 6 characters of the Wireless MAC address.
- The Passphrase is the same as the 9-digit serial number of the home networking gateway.