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I have a netgear wireless router MR814v2 the latest version of AOL wont connect. i actually use AOL ver 5 which runs on OS9 to get aol to work The new AOL OSX works fine with a direct line to the dsl cable. . but not when going thru the router I know its some configuration problem. . seems to be a firewall problem to me. Netgear's wbe site is of little help I noticed at my parents the Linksys wireless router gave no problems. . but I dont want to buy a new router. I would appreciate any help ...

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    Default AOL and Netgear Router. . can they get along?

    I have a netgear wireless router MR814v2

    the latest version of AOL wont connect.

    i actually use AOL ver 5 which runs on OS9 to get aol to work

    The new AOL OSX works fine with a direct line to the dsl cable. . but
    not when going thru the router

    I know its some configuration problem. . seems to be a firewall
    problem to me.

    Netgear's wbe site is of little help


    I noticed at my parents the Linksys wireless router gave no problems. .
    but I dont want to buy a new router.

    I would appreciate any help

    Thanks way in advanced.

    NC
    ketjones Guest

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    Default Re: AOL and Netgear Router. . can they get along?

    You need to open a DMZ (Demiltarized Zone) from the router to the
    machine IP that's running AOL.

    It's a pain. But for some reason, this is not required for the Windows
    AOL client.

    In article <230920032104423124%nchotmail.com>, ketjones
    <nchotmail.com> wrote:
    > I have a netgear wireless router MR814v2
    >
    > the latest version of AOL wont connect.
    >
    > i actually use AOL ver 5 which runs on OS9 to get aol to work
    >
    > The new AOL OSX works fine with a direct line to the dsl cable. . but
    > not when going thru the router
    >
    > I know its some configuration problem. . seems to be a firewall
    > problem to me.
    >
    > Netgear's wbe site is of little help
    >
    >
    > I noticed at my parents the Linksys wireless router gave no problems. .
    > but I dont want to buy a new router.
    >
    > I would appreciate any help
    >
    > Thanks way in advanced.
    >
    > NC
    Whytoi Guest

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