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Cox Homelife Netgear WNR1000 Router

Details

Front View

front of router

    

Back View

back view of router

 

The Netgear WNR1000 has the following ports available on the back of the router:

  • Power - Connects the router to the power adapter
  • Power (On/Off) - Button to turn the router on or off
  • Internet - Connects the router to the cable modem
  • Ethernet (1-4) - Connects to the Ethernet port on your computer(s)
  • Reset - Used to reset the router
   

Troubleshooting

front view of router


The lights indicate the current status of your router. To troubleshoot any connection problems, use the table below.

Gateway LightStatusProblem
PowerSolid GreenNone. The router is powered on.
Flashing GreenThe router firmware is corrupted - To restore your firmware follow these steps:
  1. Make sure the PC is connected to the router and the router is powered on.
  2. Insert the Resource CD that came with the router
  3. Click Supporting Software, then Netgear Firmware Recovery Utility, and follow the prompts for the recovery process.
  4. After firmware recovery is complete, follow the prompts to restore the configuration settings.

Note: If the light is a fast blink, then a software update is in progress.

Flashing AmberThe router has a problem - If the Power light is still amber 1 minute after turning on power to the router, then turn the power off and back on to see if the router recovers.
OffThere is no power to the device - Verify power supply connections and electrical outlet. Also make sure the outlet is not connected to a switch.
Push 'N' Connect (WPS)Solid GreenNone. Push 'N' Connect security is enabled.
OffPush 'N' Connect security is not enabled.
WirelessSolid BlueNone. Wireless feature is enabled.
Flashing BlueNone. The router is actively sending or receiving data over the network.
OffNone. Wireless feature is turned off.
InternetSolid GreenNone. There is a connection made through the Internet port.
Flashing GreenNone. There is network activity over the Internet port.
Solid AmberNo IP address has been acquired - If the Internet light is still amber one minute after turning on power to the router, then the Internet is not accessible. Confirm Internet settings and turn the power off and back on to see if the router recovers.
OffNo devices are connected - Verify all cable connections and the power is on to the connected computer and try resetting the modem.
LAN 1-4Solid GreenNone. The router is successfully connected to a device through that port and communicating at 100 Mbps.
Blinking GreenNone. Data is being transmitted at 100 Mbps.
Solid AmberNone. The router is successfully connected to a device through that port and communicating at 10 Mbps.
Blinking AmberNone. Data is being transmitted at 10 Mbps.
OffNo Ethernet found - Verify Ethernet cable connections and the power is on to the connected computer.

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