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Netgear WNDR4500
8.8 out of 10

Netgear WNDR4500

Great Deal: $53.99

Reviews and Problems with Netgear WNDR4500

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Overall 2
2.0

not happy

falla, Amazon
6 April 2015
  • Summary: Set up was not hard. The problem was the performance; my bandwidth dropped from previous router and also continuously lost connectivity with router on the hardwired and wireless devices. I have bought refurbish devices before, first time I had to return one.
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Overall 2
2.0

disappointing

TheRealCritic, Amazon
20 March 2015
  • Summary: Had to return it, unfortunately would continuously drop connection or unable to connect to devices over wifi (timeouts)
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Overall 2
2.0

Worthless Garbage

Gary R., Newegg
19 March 2015
  • Summary: I have had so many issues with a router. I am a software engineer by profession and am very tech savey. This is complete trash, I will never buy another Netgear product again. Perhaps they should budget more in QA...
  • Pros: Wired connections work great.
  • Cons: Wireless connection is a totally worthless. I have 2 chrome casts. When i use them it kills the wifi on this router. Upgraded when my previous netgear died. I have done everything I can to try and rectify this. Changed channels, disabled dual band, moved the dang router 50 feet and updated to the...
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Overall 2
2.0

keep away

Frederick L., Newegg
28 February 2015
  • Pros: fast
  • Cons: The firmware got corrupted in 20 months and I could not get back into the unit to reload the firmware (followed instructions on the internet and there's no way to get back to factory settings). Customer service told me they couldn't help. It seems it is quite common for these models to get their ...
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Overall 2
2.0

Seriously, this is garbage.

Trevor Chadwick, Amazon
4 February 2015
  • Summary: Dead on arrival like so many others have reported. Don't order this unless your idea of a good time is spending a fruitless evening ruining some poor tech support persons day while you both grow more frustrated.
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Overall 2
2.0

The router did not work a nd I had to ...

Barbara Flournoy, Amazon
31 January 2015
  • Summary: The router did not work a nd I had to return it as soon as I received it. I got an error message that it was "corrupted".
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Overall 2
2.0

Very Dissatisfied

RG "RG", Amazon
28 January 2015
  • Summary: I was very dissatisfied with this product and the lack of tech support for it. This router was not a WNDR4500 model and was not certified refurbished. This product is an R4500 which has been reported to be a line made for Costco.
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Overall 2
2.0

One Star

John Riley, Amazon
10 January 2015
  • Summary: this router did not work at all when i got it, and it was definitely a hardware problem.
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Overall 2
2.0

One Star

Nathan Rakers, Amazon
8 January 2015
Overall 2
2.0

WILL NEVER BUY ANOTHER NETGEAR PRODUCT AGAIN

ddmsf1 "ddmsf1", Amazon
26 December 2014
  • Summary: THE PROMOTIONS FOR THIS UNIT SHOULD WARN THAT THE LANGUAGE USED IN ITS SETUP, AND INSTRUCTIONS FOR ITS ONGOING USE ARE NOT WRITTEN IN A LANGUAGE OR APPEAR IN A FORM INTENDED FOR THE CASUAL USER. The "Setup Genie" is a useless, insulting joke.
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