Netgear WGR614v7 Wireless Router

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A wireless network product by Netgear, the Netgear WGR614 (version 7) Wireless Router offers wireless data speeds of up to 54 Mbps, making it possible to share a broadband internet connection, stream music without hiccups, watch videos with less load time, and video conference. There are four 10/100 Mbps RJ-45 Ethernet ports in the back for connecting computers to the network via a faster, wired connection.

New the product comes with the WGR614 54 Mbps 802.11g Wireless Router, power adapter, Ethernet cable, setup CD, vertical stand, and warranty/support information card.


Configuration Without Installation CD

The installation / Setup CD is completely unnecessary and recommended not to use.

You do not need the CD or internet access to configure your router. It has a web interface which you access directly with the Firefox web browser by typing the following IP address in the URL bar:

Default IP Address: Default Username: admin Default Password: password

Please note the idiot forum moderator GuyAdams posted an erroneous IP address on the Netgear forum. The correct IP address is

The product manual is also problematic. It makes no mention of directly accessing the factory reset router via the default IP address. It proxies through a URL and text address because the designers thing it makes things easier. They are also idiots.

Packaged AC/DC Adapter

Most are packaged with the Netgear AC-DC Adapter MT12-Y120100-A1 adapter.