The Netgear A6100 USB adapter enables the computer to connect to the router network, providing the internet service for the computer. After you connect the adapter to the computer, sometimes the adapter connection fails. Some of the reasons why Netgear A6100 not connecting to router are incorrect network settings, loose connection, and expired adapter drivers on the system. Read the following solutions to fix the connection error of the USB adapter.
1. Uninstall and reinstall the software
Remove the Netgear genie software on the system by opening the Netgear A6100 genie folder and selecting Uninstall Netgear A6100 Software.
Following that, restart the system.
Insert the USB adapter setup CD into the computer and open the CD directory.
If you do not have the CD, then visit the Netgear support website from the browser window and download the A6100 software on the computer.
Open the installer file to run the installation.
When the Netgear window opens up on the screen, click the Setup menu and continue.
Select the Check for Updates button in the Software Update Check window and follow the guided instructions to complete the installation.
Follow these steps we can execute the netgear A6100 not connecting to router.
2. Check the connection
When you connect the USB adapter, make sure it secure and not a loose connection.
Check the wired network connection of the router and the modem. If the cable ends are not secure, then tighten them.
3. Change the USB settings
If the Selective Suspend feature is enabled on the system, then the USB port goes into the sleep mode, which makes the router connection impossible.
Open the Control Panel window on the screen, go to the Hardware and Sound menu and select Power Options.
Follow the path: Edit Plan Settings > Change Advanced Power Settings > USB Settings.
Disable the Selective Suspend mode and try to connect to the network again.
By using these steps we can execute the netgear A6100 not connecting to router.