I have only owned this modem for a couple of days and already I'm experiencing problems with it. It drops the connection every once in a while, and I am unable to use the phone at the same time as surfing.
Those are only the major problems, I am also unable to access the admin interface, ... Read review
Drops Connection, unable to use phone at same time, unable to access admin interface
"I have only owned this modem for a couple of days and already I'm experiencing problems with it. It drops the connection every once in a while, and I am unable to use the phone at the same time as surfing.
Those are only the major problems, I am also unable to access the admin interface, and it also has to be rebooted after a couple of hours of use.
Thinking of running P2P applications? Think again. The modem only allows you to select from a ..."
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"The netgear wireless router is a great piece of equiptment and very good value. I had just brough a apple imac and my moden a speed touch 330 wasnt compatiable with the apple i mac as I also had the intel core duo processor. So I ordered a Belkin wireless moden router but was told that the netgear one was better. I am so glad that they told me this as it is so easy to set up and get on the internet. I had never set up a wireless network up and the ..."
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Product Information for "NETGEAR DG632 - router - DSL - desktop" »
Manufacturer's product description
Here's exactly what you need to quickly hook up for Internet action. NETGEAR's combination router, modem, and firewall lets you surf the Web and play computer and Internet games with all the speed, flexibility, and easy handling you could ask for. It plugs directly into your ADSL line for instant connectivity to network resources and the Internet, and it comes with NAT security. All this at a price that's kind to your pocketbook. NETGEAR's ADSL Modem Router lets you connect two devices Ethernet and USB making it simple to link to your Xbox or gaming console for up to 8 Mbps network speed. Setup couldn't be easier; NETGEAR's unique Smart Wizard interactive guide walks you through each step to set up your DG632 and Smart Wizard also automatically detects and makes the best connection to your broadband service provider. VPN pass-through makes it safe to connect to your network from home or office. The router's compact, sleek design looks great anywhere you set it up.This full-featured 3-in-1 router connects directly to your ADSL line for direct, always-on Internet connectivity at speeds up to 140 times faster than dial-up. Easy Plug-and-Play USB port option allows for simultaneous Ethernet and USB connectivity. Extend your network by plugging in a switch, hub or access point to the Ethernet port of the DG632. Enjoy Internet surfing, gaming, e-mailing, messaging, and distributing MP3s, digital movies and photos with Double Firewall protection for your network and personal information.No need to buy a separate modem, there's already one inside the router. Easy to set up, Smart Wizard gets you connected in fewer than five clicks. The router works with PCs, Macs, and virtually all Ethernet devices, and comes with a free Ethernet cable and a free USB cable for connecting your first computer. NETGEAR's sleek, trim case design fits right into your workspace.Supports up to 8 Mbps network speed downstream (upgradeable to 24 Mbps with ADSL2+) and 800 Kbps upstream. Built-in Port Forwarding settings and Virtual Private Network (VPN) passthrough make it simple to play Internet games, send instant messages, and host Internet services.Network Address Translation (NAT) secures your network, PCs and files. Provides "Trusted User" management, logs browsing activities, and sends you optional e-mail alerts so you can monitor Internet activities. VPN pass-through permits secure remote access to your network.
DG632, DG632SWE, DG632UK, DG632FS, DG632NA
Data Link Protocol
Ethernet, Fast Ethernet
Network / Transport Protocol
TCP/IP, PPTP, UDP/IP, L2TP, IPSec, PPPoE, PPPoA
RIP-1, RIP-2, static IP routing
Firewall protection, DHCP support, NAT support, auto-uplink (auto MDI/MDI-X), DoS attack prevention, dynamic DNS server, E-mail alert, VPN passthrough
IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u , FCC Class B certified, CISPR 22 Class B, EN55022 Class B