WPS stands for Wireless Protected Setup.Netgear wireless range extender could be setup using several methods and Wireless protected setup is one of them. As the name suggests, its protected and secured. The earlier method of WPS PIN had few flaws. It has some security issues. To overcome all those issues the WPS was introduced which is much safer than the WPS PIN method. WPS is the easiest and quickest method out of all the methods used to setup the Netgear wireless range extender. That’s why its so popular and used by most of the users to setup the Netgear wireless range extender.
Sometimes, we have strong and consistent Wi-Fi signal all around our home and we are satisfied with the performance of Wi-Fi network. But, there is one place or to inside our home where we could hardly find any Wi-Fi network. It could be due to thick walls inside our home or could be due to large electrical appliances in path between the home Wi-Fi router and that location. Due solve this problem, Netgear powerline adapter are used and they are perfect on their tasks for which they are made. Netgear powerline adapter receive the signal from our home router and make it available on that location where we could not use the internet properly.
Sometimes, we purchase a new Wi-Fi router and when, we try to use the Netgear wireless range extender with new Wi-Fi router, it does not work. Because the Netgear wireless range extender had been according to the settings on our old home Wi-Fi router. That means, the Netgear wireless range extender is not going to work with new Wi-Fi router unless we set it up according to the newly purchased router. But to do that, first, we have to erase all the settings of previously owned wifi router.