no cd, forget your n600

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I got a n600 for Christmas. tried to communicate with it without a cd. My
computer don't even see it. No help off the internet or Belkin. Just a run
around. Went to Walmart. Look at a n600 for sale and got a down load from it's
description. What a bunch of shit for 3 days and finally got it on line. Put a
CE with any of them you sell!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Re: no cd, forget your n600
On Fri, 26 Dec 2014 23:38:00 +0000, bob

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Why would you want (or need?) a CD? It should be pretty simple to find out
its default IP address, and from there access is quite straightforward, no?


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No.  With USB wireless, a driver is required before Windoze will
recognize the device.  Windoze has a large collection of built in and
downloadable drivers for various USB devices, but is somewhat lacking
in the USB wireless area, especially with the latest dual band
chipsets.  USB wireless is plug-n-play only after the driver is
installed.

However, in this day of customer tested products, it's highly likely
that whatever is in the box is out of date on arrival.  I always look
for updated drivers on the vendors web pile before installing and
rarely use the included CD.  For customers, I burn a CD with the
driver and throw it into the box, so that an install on a different
machine is needed later, they'll use the latest instead of the
outdated original driver.




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Re: no cd, forget your n600
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The OP didn't provide much useful information, so I filled in the blanks and
assumed he was referring to a router. OTOH, you've surmised that he's
referring to a USB device. You may very well be right, but I'd have to go
back and read it again to see.

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Agreed. If he's talking about a USB wireless device, he'll likely need a
driver to get going.


Re: no cd, forget your n600
Go to Netgear and find your model and download the installation manual  
and firmware upgrades etc.  I do not what model you have the following  
takes me to one of mine.

http://support.netgear.com/product/WNDR3700v1

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Re: no cd, forget your n600
On Fri, 26 Dec 2014 23:38:00 +0000, bob

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I'll assume it was a Belkin product.  N600 is not the model number.
It's a marketing gimick designed to make it easy for you to compare
features found in similar products from other vendors.

The real model number is something like Belkin F9L1101 v2 which you
should find on the serial number label in microscopic fine, low
contrast grey on black print.  Have your magnifier and microscope
handy.  Use that number to search the Belkin site for your driver
download.  In case you don't find the instructions, you install the
driver first, and then insert the USB dongle when the installation
program asks for it.  

Also, a missing CD usually indicates that the box is a customer return
that has been resealed and resold.  Missing parts and pieces are
common.  Consider yourself fortunate that it even had the USB dongle
in the box, as proving that it was missing is very difficult.

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