Summary: Recently, I had to move my modem from my 2nd floor office to the basement due to a bad coax line and no available place to put it. I still had a decent signal going to the second floor but wanted something a little better.
Summary: This piece of junk has soured me on anything from NetGear.
Pros: I've been building and maintaining computers since 1985. So I have a pretty good idea of what I'm doing. And I have have pretty good idea this is one FAILED product. Oh, it's easy enough to set up - initially. But prepare yourself for the CONSTANT complaints from your wife and children "The Inter...
Excerpt: I was looking into getting a wifi range extender because my current router can't reach half of my house, and upgrading the router, Verizon Fios' solution to a problem caused by the inferior router that they force you to use, would be way too expensive.
Excerpt: PC loses connection to router periodically. Hardware might be okay though, probably problem with Netgear Genie software. Need to run Windows Troubleshooter to restore connection. Phone stays connected to router however so router itself probably okay.Tried to register through Genie Software.
Excerpt: Unfortunately this product is a complete disappointment. Not only was it hard to install, it also refers you to a customer support group in India who do not speak good English and attempt to sell you additional software you may not need.
Summary: Even after lengthy on-line chats with the NETGEAR tech folks, I was never able to get this device to stay on line for more than a few hours after each total re-setup. When it worked, it worked well.