Applies to Netgear router: CG814WG (all versions)
By default, the network name (SSID) will appear as: Netgear
How to access this router's settings:
  1. Access login by clicking:
  2. Enter default* username: admin
  3. Enter default* password: password
* If you have changed the router's default login settings you will need to enter the newer username and/or password. If you are unable to log in to the router, please call 1-800-255-3700.
Where to find and change your router's:
  • WEP/WPA key access: In 'Wireless Settings' under 'Setup' example
  • Network name (SSID): In 'Wireless Settings' under 'Setup' example
  • Transmission setting: On the 'Advance Settings' tab
  • Firewall setting: On the 'Services' tab
Important Notes:

  • If your router was supplied by your Internet service provider, they may have pre-selected a different username and password. Please contact them for information on logging into your router.
  • Wii and DS

  • In our experience it is necessary to disable your router's firewall in order to establish a successful connection. This setting is found under the 'Services' tab.
  • DS

  • Some issues may be resolved by adjusting your TX rate to 2 mbps. This setting can be found on the 'Advance Settings' tab.
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    Due to firmware updates and newer versions of this router, the information on this page, including any example images, may not be the most current. We recommend that you ensure your router has the most current firmware update installed. Check with the router manufacturer for the most current information.

    If you need help locating the settings described on this page, or have questions on how to adjust them, refer to the router's manual, the router's manufacturer, or the internet service provider that installed your router.

    Nintendo provides this information for our consumers' use. It is up to each consumer to determine what security needs they have for their own networks, and to decide how best to configure their network settings to meet those needs.