Router MAC Address
The Ethernet MAC address that the modem router uses on the Internet port. Some ISPs register the MAC address of the
network interface card in your computer when your account is first opened. They accept traffic only from the MAC address
of that computer.
This feature allows your modem router to use your computer’s MAC address (also called cloning).
Use the default MAC address.Use Default Address
The modem router captures and uses the MAC address of the computer that you
are now using.You must use the one computer that is registered by the ISP.
Use Computer MAC Address
Enter the MAC address that you want to use. By default, the field displays the MAC
address of the Internet port.
Use This MAC Address
Enter the vendor class identifier (VCI) string, as indicated by your ISP.
If your ISP did not provide you with a VCI string, leave this field blank.
Vendor Class Identifier String (option
Enter the client identifier (client ID) string, as indicated by your ISP.
If your ISP did not provide you with a client ID string, leave this field blank.
Client Identifier String (option 61)
13. Click the Apply button.
Your settings are saved.
14. Click the Test button to test your Internet connection.
If the NETGEAR website does not display within one minute, see Troubleshoot the Internet Connection on page
Specify a Cable or Fiber Connection With a Login and PPPoE
If you want to manually configure the cable or fiber connection settings, use the information that your ISP gave you
to connect to your Internet service. If you cannot find this information, contact your ISP. Entering incorrect information
might prevent the modem router from connecting to the Internet.
Manage the Internet Settings Manually
Nighthawk X4S AC2600 WiFi VDSL/ADSL Modem Router Model D7800