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Your router is accessible from the Internet!

Configuration of your wireless router is accessible from the Internet, and can be hacked. Your personal data may be at risk.

To configure NETGEAR wireless router:

  1. From the Wi-Fi Inspector results screen, select Go to your router settings to open the administration page of your NETGEAR router.
  2. Enter your router username and password, or contact the party who provided the router (e.g., your ISP).
  3. Go to AdvancedAdvanced SetupRemote Management.
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    Go to AdvancedRemote Management.
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    Go to MaintenanceRemote Management.
  4. Uncheck the option Turn Remote Management On
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    Uncheck the option Allow Remote Management.
  5. Confirm your changes by selecting Apply and reboot your router if necessary.


Due to the wide range of different router types by NETGEAR, we offer general instructions for frequently used models. For exact instructions please consult documentation for your router model or contact NETGEAR for further assistance.

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