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Disabling the WiFi Signal on the Netgear CG3000D WiFi Cable Modem

Last Updated: Mon, 18 Aug 2014 > Related Articles

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Customers can disable the WiFi on the Netgear CG3000D WiFi cable modem to use with their own standalone wireless router.


You may have a standalone router that you would like to continue to use and are having problems with connecting to your router. The device may be causing a conflict because the router portion of the device is also active. You can turn off the WiFi network of the device, turning it into a modem only, and be able to use your router without an issue.

Completing this procedure disables the SSID for the Netgear CG3000D Home Device. This step allows customers to use their own standalone wireless router.

Customers must be connected directly to the device to perform these changes.


Once connected to the device, open a Web browser and enter into the address bar.

Result: The Login window displays.


Enter the login information:

  • User - MSO
  • Password - changeme
Result: The Child Login window displays.

Enter the Child login information:

  • User - admin
  • Password - password
Result: The Netgear Residential Device Settings window displays.

From the Netgear Residential Device Settings window:

  1. Click Wireless Settings under the Advanced heading on the left hand side of the window.

    Result: The Advanced Wireless Settings window displays.

  2. Check the Enable SSID Broadcast box to remove the checkmark.
  3. Click the Apply button at the bottom of the window.

Result: The device no longer broadcasts a wireless signal.

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