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7.4 out of 10

Netgear WGR614L

The NETGEAR WGR614L Open Source Wireless-G Router is an 802.11g Read more

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Overall 8
8.0

Not bad for the price

AliciaM23, Viewpoints
9 September 2012
  • Excerpt: We bought this router a few years back after a storm fried our old one. After a (very) slightly complicated set-up, we were up and running in no time. The only REAL issue we had with this, was that we had to change the settings so that the connection wouldn't go out every time the phone rang. Other than a few minor hiccups, we really haven't had any problems with it!
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Overall 8
8.0

Netgear WGR614L Wireless Router

taralee35, Viewpoints
9 September 2012
  • Excerpt: I had a friend buy me this from Fry's Electronics and set it up for me since I am a little technically challenged. I use it at home and it is a very reliable router. I maybe have to reset it (just unplug and replug in) only 1 x every 4-5 months. It works well and I havent had any problems with it so far in the 2 + years I have had it. It was also affordable!
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Overall 6
6.0

Netgear= good router, not great though

SammyPanther27, Viewpoints
9 September 2012
  • Excerpt: We bought this router because it wasn't the cheapest one on the market, made by a reputable brand, was wireless, and has data encryption. For about a year it worked great, now certain devices can't seem to connect or take a long time to connect to the router. It frequently loses connectivity. When the router was brand new it connected quickly and the data transfer rate was fast. It's a great little router for the price, but I wouldn't recommend it for constant, 24/7 use.
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Overall 10
10

Perfect

michaelch994, Viewpoints
9 September 2012
  • Excerpt: This is the best router I've ever seen or bought. I started off with something a little cheaper but I couldn't even get it to install. So I took the other one back and got this netgear. When I installed it, it went really fast and was very east to set up and use.
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Overall 8
8.0

Easy to set up.

mom2cent, Viewpoints
9 September 2012
  • Excerpt: The router came with a step by step manual with pictures.I Found it to be very easy to follow and get set up. It was also reasonably priced. I used it for my laptop and printer. I also have it connected to the desk top. If you are computer challenged, I would recommend this router. You should be up in running in about 20 min. I myself have had it for four months now and have had absolutely no problems.
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Overall 6
6.0

Netgear wireless WGR614- helpppppp

tottaramh, Viewpoints
9 September 2012
  • Excerpt: I have had this for three years, and while no major problems with it, sometimes my laptop could not sense it. This has led to interruption of Internet service. At times, I thought of changing the router, but only stayed with it because of the cost. Reviewer is an employee or otherwise affiliated with the brand.
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Overall 8
8.0

Netgear Wireless Router

codypyper, Viewpoints
9 September 2012
  • Excerpt: This wireless router is great we got it as a gift from a friend of ours and it has worked great ever since we got it. It was a little tough to get it started because i didn't use the manual, but i eventually figured it out. The reception around the house is great and sometimes outside of our house. But having too much range can be a bad thing because of hackers out there.
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Overall 2
2.0

expensive mistake

kaminikij, Viewpoints
9 September 2012
  • Excerpt: I purchased this router and I cant stress enough how sorry I am that I did.. Since it was installed all I get is network timeouts and cant find server. If I disconnect the router and use another all works fine. The netgear tech claims all is set up as it should be and cant find the problem. If all is set up right , than why doesnt it work? I have used other netgear routers in the past and none of these problems have occured. It isnt my computer or my isp either.
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Overall 2
2.0

Netgear Router Misses the Mark

CharlotteMezzo, Viewpoints
9 September 2012
  • Excerpt: This Netgear wireless router really disappointed me. I bought it less than a year ago from Best Buy, and had specifically asked for an easy to set up, easy to use, and easy to understand wireless router. I was assured by the employees that this Netgear router would meet my needs perfectly. Unfortunately, it was neither easy to set up/understand nor easy to use.
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Overall 10
10

Router

darlinda45, Viewpoints
9 September 2012
  • Excerpt: I never thought I would ever look for this type of equipment, but here I am using a wireless router so I can use my laptop in the comfort of my love seat.  Sure makes a difference from sitting at the computer desk and never truly ever getting comfortable.  with the use of this router, I am free to move anywhere in my house and outside in my yard anywhere, never loosing my internet service.
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