Excerpt: Very easy to set up. If it's not within 20 ft. of the main unit, it's a total waste. When your phone or tablet sees it, you get less bars than you get from the main unit.Save your money and buy a more powerful main router.
Excerpt: This product will not work unless it is plugged I within 5 feet of our router. We followed the directions and redid the connection instructions 5 times to no avail. It works if we are in the same room as the router, but says it is not connected if you move the smart device or the Extender to another room. It is kind of useless if we have to stay in the same room as the router. We will be returning this.
Excerpt: bought this product with hopes of expanding my wifi range as my router location is on top floor of one end of the house and I use my laptop in the lower floor at the other end.I set up extender exactly per instructions (standing in the same room as my router and extender) and noticed immediately that range extender had a signal of only 2 bars when I was literally 5 feet away.I decided to give it a try anyways since I already went thru the setup process so I moved the...
Excerpt: I first tried the Netgear's Quick Connection set-up option described in the installation documentation. The Quick Connection option didn't work.so I then tried the manual set up option. My laptop, which has Windows 7, showed the Netgear as "in range" but I couldn't access the internet.
Excerpt: I purchased this thinking to expand my wifi network. It was simple to set up, but I was getting a weaker signal from this than my router (which was located in another room). Returned the next day.