Re: Netgear FVS318v3 Router not working after Vista sleep mode.
iceeagle, Yes I just downloaded the most recent version (V3.0_2.4). So far
things are hanging in there OK.
Your Static IP suggestion is my next option. Somebody over on the Netgear
Comapny forum suggested the same thing.
Would rather not however as it is a bit of a pain each time I move things
"iceeagle" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Have you checked Netgear's site for formware upgrades, Vista warnings,
> etc.? You might want to consider using a static private IP for the Vista
> "John Monahan" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>>I have a Netgear FVS318v3 router. It's just configured in the simple DHCP
>>(default) mode. No VPN etc. Its input is from a cable modem/internet. I
>>use 4 of the 6 outlets to:-
>> 1, an ASUS P5WDH deluxe PC motherboard running Vista
>> 2, another PC running Windows XP
>> 3, a Toshiba laptop
>> 4, a Network HP printer with its own internal network card (HP 4050TN).
>> This is left on all the time.
>> OK, so when I boot up just the Vista computer. Everything works fine. As
>> do the other two computers and the printer. If I power down Vista
>> computer and reboot again all is fine. Can see internet, other computers
>> However if I put the Vista computer in what Microsoft calls a "lower
>> power state" (where the computer fans, drive etc stop after a memory
>> image is saved to disk) and then power up later I find I cannot access
>> the internet half the time. It's not consistent. I think it is a function
>> of how long the computer is off. If it's less than 1 hour I generally
>> have no problem. However if does not access the internet I have to
>> hardware or software reboot the router. If the Vista computer is unable
>> to access the internet as described above the other 2 computers can not
>> access the internet as well.
>> This is a complete mystery to me. I suspect it has something to do with
>> the DHCP numbers being changed by the router while the Vista compute is
>> off. But the "Attached devices" IP's in the Setup Wizard are always the
>> 192.168.0.1 Router
>> 192.168.0.2 laptop
>> 192.168.0.3 XP computer
>> 192.168.0.4 HP printer
>> 192.168.0.5 Vista computer
>> Would really appreciate some suggestions