How to Setup Netgear Powerline AV200 and Its Utility?

How to Setup Netgear Powerline AV200 and Its Utility?

The Netgear Powerline adaptor extends local area network (LAN) anywhere in your home. there are easy instructions to add a Netgear powerline AV200 in your current network.

Here you will go through the physical setup of the AV200 device. It is a small device, which you have to connect with the home router via cable. If you have Netgear router, then you must make sure Netegar firmware update is of latest version before starting setup.

We will also share details and instructions to the use the Netgear powerline utility.

Install Netgear Powerline AV200 Adaptor

Before connect the Powerline adaptor to the router, you have to make sure that an Ethernet port is available on your home router. then follow some easy steps to establish a link between the AV200 and router.

  • The first step to setup the adaptor is search an electric wall outlet near to the router.
  • Plug it in the wall socket, and then power it up. After providing the power, connect the Ethernet cable to the router’s LAN port.
  • The other end of the Ethernet cable will be inserted to the Powerline adaptor’s Ethernet port.


  • You must choose an optimal location (away from the electronic devices) near to the router in your house.
  • Before connecting the Powerline to router, you have to make sure that the Ethernet cables is in good condition.

The physical connection established successfully. Now you have to install the Netgear XAV101v2 Powerline utility with the help of simple step given in next section.

Setup Netgear Powerline AV200 Utility

The Netgear powerlines utility helps users to the configure encryption for your Powerline network, diagnostics and monitor device status easily. Let’s have a look how to install utility by following some steps.

  • You have to connect your computer to the router and reach the NETGEAR home page.
  • To reach the home page, you have to search the URL in the web browser.
  • Find and select HOME tab, which will open a drop down menu.
  • Here, just click on the PRODUCTS and POWERLINE AND COAX options.
  • You have to select SIMPLE CONNECTION tab and click on the XAV101v2 option.
  • Go to the XAV101v2 PRODUCT SUPPORT option and select DOWNLOADS tab.

Now, you have to select the latest version of the utility and click on the download button to install it in your computer.

Also, let’s take a look on method to start the XAV101v2 Powerline utility given down here.

  • When the utility installed, click on the RUN button.
  • Select XAV101v2 utility shortcut located on the computer desktop.

Netgear Powerline AV200 utility

You can also use this interface to add another Powerline device to the house Ethernet network easily. After establishing the Powerline, you can easily change the network name from the utility like netgear_ext or anything else.


  • To reach the Netgear Home page (, you must use the updated web browser in your computer.
  • Also, make sure have followed all the steps given above to download the Netgear Powerline utility.

The End Note

Here, in this blog, you have learned how to complete the Netgear Powerline AV200 with the help of the simple instructions. This setup includes information about the physical connection and installation of Powerline AV200 utility easily in your computer.

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