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Netgear WNR1000
7.9 out of 10

Netgear WNR1000

RangeMax WNR1000 Wireless Router Works great with older Wireless Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Netgear WNR1000

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Overall 2
2.0

NOT ACTUALLY COMPATIBLE WITH DD-WRT AS OTHER ROUTERS

wayne b., Newegg
14 March 2015
  • Summary: So I had this thing for a couple months in an apartment complex with Time Warner crummy ISP. We had been paying for the El Cheapo service (2 mbps down, tin cans connected by strings up).
  • Pros: It worked as it was supposed to out of the box
  • Cons: IS NOT ACTUALLY IN THE NEWEST SUPPORTED DD-WRT Distros!! The product name is a LIE!
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Overall 2
2.0

POOR PERFORMANCE

Phoneguy, Staples
10 February 2015
  • Excerpt: I was upgrading my netgear Wireless-G router with this new Wireless-N 150. I had already confirmed that all the Tables, Game System, TV, and so one were Wireless N. I even bought my kids PC a netgear 150 adapter. I know that comcast provides 105Mbps to my house.
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Overall 2
2.0

Proceed with Caution

mike j., Newegg
30 January 2015
  • Summary: You'll probably need USB to TTL console, because this thing bricks at the drop of a hat and router needs 3.3 volts meaning regular USB cable won't work. There may be some third-party-firmware available, most of it is for v1, or older v2's (mini.chk), with less memory.
  • Pros: Its a wireless router that works ok. Plus I did upload a decent firmware, tomato 1.28 (Shibby version) to replace factory firmware.
  • Cons: If you use static (local) I.P's, you have to change them to auto (DHCP). Which Netgear sums-up with 1-line in their literature, basically saying that the use of static local IP addresses is not common,,, period. Thats it. Good luck finding third-party firmware that you don't have to compile yours...
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Overall 2
2.0

Still not OK

Joshua C., Newegg
26 December 2014
  • Summary: I wanted to update since I contacted Netgear about my unit. First off, the email address they keep posting doesn't work, so it's just a PR tactic that they keep throwing it out. Once I managed to get them they said a refurbished unit doesn't get the same support as a new one.
  • Pros: Nada
  • Cons: Doesn't like to be flashed. Bricked twice in 2 flashing attempts via the web interface. Don't give me a web interface to flash with if I can't use it. Seems like such a simple concept.
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Overall 2
2.0

Mostly Useless

Steve H., Newegg
31 October 2014
  • Summary: I'm pretty disappointed here. For, what, $90, I'd expect something better. Last time I buy Netgear. I suppose it's Linksys or Asus from now on.
  • Pros: I'm not sure that there are any. It routes 10/100 traffic over ethernet pretty well, I guess.
  • Cons: -The wifi module caps out at about 1mbps. Can't get it to go higher -Setup is painful, and the GUI is slow -You have to actually log into the router itself and tell it to "set up internet" if you add a new WAN connection. This one took me about 30 minutes to figure out.
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Overall 2
2.0

When I searched for this, I keyed in I ...

Mary Bullard-Robichaud, Amazon
11 October 2014
  • Summary: When I searched for this, I keyed in I needed a modem/router combined device. This was a router only so it did not work for me.
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Overall 2
2.0

It would not maintain a connection with any of my devices

Reggie H, Amazon
28 September 2014
  • Summary: None of my devices would stay connected to it. I was very disappointed, b/c I had just had a router fail that was only a few months old, so I was trying to save money. Also, I had been told by my ISP that I needed to upgrade my modem to a DOCSIS 3.0 model.
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Overall 2
2.0

WNR2000

Gary Y., Newegg
1 September 2014
  • Summary: Never will I buy a Netgear product.
  • Pros: None
  • Cons: Tech support is terrible by phone or internet. I was disconnected five times after being put on hold. The router has connection issue with the modem. I would not recommend this product to anyone. I can't even get a hold of a person to send this piece of junk back.
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Overall 2
2.0

Netgear - RangeMax WNR1000 Wireless Router

hikingmom, Overstock
24 August 2014
  • Summary: This was easy to set up, but coverage was constantly turning off and on. Did not work.
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Overall 2
2.0

Will NEVER buy Netgear Again

Marian R. Hecht, Amazon
3 August 2014
  • Summary: This is the 4th Netgear router that has stopped working in the same manner; two that I bought for home use, two that I bought for work use...also of note, all 4 were different Netgear models from very expensive to low end. All 4 stopped working just, or just after the one year warranty.
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