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Netgear FVG318
5.1 out of 10

Netgear FVG318

Five-in-One Wireless and Wired VPN Solution This comprehensive a Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Netgear FVG318

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Overall 6
6.0

unstable, faulty,

tomleeds6202, Ebay
9 October 2012
  • Summary: Device is very unstable. device is dropping internet connection every few hours. Netgear support is working on this issue. Don't buy it. SRXN3205 is much better.
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Overall 6
6.0

Just Okay, Not a Rockstar

Daniel H., Newegg
24 December 2010
  • Summary: Seems a little slugish, but stable so far after 3 days. Needs more spit and polish. The interfaces are not intuitive, so you need a good understanding networking. The Forticlient VPN works fine with this device.
  • Pros: VPN
  • Cons: Basic features are not as robust as $50 Wireless Routers. For instance DHCP reservations... no Host Name? I don't know about you but I dont memorize Mac addresses. Also, your main sale point for the device is VPN. Without that you may as well get something cheaper. You charge more for the device ...
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Overall 6
6.0

Fair, but don't expect years of use

Kurt, Amazon
5 October 2010
  • Summary: Well, I didn't buy this from here, but it finally died. I got it in 2007 and it worked well, then this year it started dropping the internet. I used a Siemens Cable Modem/Router/Wireless Access Port for over 8 years but had to 'put it to pasture' when I got Time Warner's telephone service and had to...
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Overall 6
6.0

Great product and great price!

LB, Amazon
1 January 2010
  • Summary: I have worked with a number of firewall and gateway products used for home and business and this by far has been one of the easiest firewalls to set up. It took me less then an half an hour to get the firewall and wireless portion of the setup to work.
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Overall 6
6.0

Initial Problems ...

Andrew K., Newegg
15 November 2006
  • Summary: Purchased as replacement for Linksys VPN routers. One unit was DOA out of the box, the second unit wireless was DOA out of box.
  • Pros: Easy Setup VPN setup wizard is very good great monitoring
  • Cons: 2 failed units within the first week.
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Overall 6
6.0

- no PPPoA support

B. McGillin, Amazon
11 September 2006
  • Summary: This is a great router, but in the UK, it seems BT only support PPPoA and this leaves you on a loser. In Ireland, its fine as PPPoE is supported.
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