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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 Light Status Problem
Power Solid Green None. The router is powered on.
Flashing Green The 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 Amber The 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.
Off There 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 Green None. Push 'N' Connect security is enabled.
Off Push 'N' Connect security is not enabled.
Wireless Solid Blue None. Wireless feature is enabled.
Flashing Blue None. The router is actively sending or receiving data over the network.
Off None. Wireless feature is turned off.
Internet Solid Green None. There is a connection made through the Internet port.
Flashing Green None. There is network activity over the Internet port.
Solid Amber No 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.
Off No devices are connected - Verify all cable connections and the power is on to the connected computer and try resetting the modem.
LAN 1-4 Solid Green None. The router is successfully connected to a device through that port and communicating at 100 Mbps.
Blinking Green None. Data is being transmitted at 100 Mbps.
Solid Amber None. The router is successfully connected to a device through that port and communicating at 10 Mbps.
Blinking Amber None. Data is being transmitted at 10 Mbps.
Off No Ethernet found - Verify Ethernet cable connections and the power is on to the connected computer.

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