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FRITZ!WLAN Repeater N/G – Service

FRITZ!Box USB remote connection displays error message "No FRITZ!Box found!"

The FRITZ!Box USB remote connection software displays the error message "No FRITZ!Box found!".

1 Activating the "SSDP Discovery" service in Windows

Windows 10 / 8

  1. Press the keyboard shortcut "Windows key" + "X" and select "Control Panel" from the context menu.
  2. Click "System and Security" and then "Administrative Tools" in the "Control Panel" menu.
  3. Double-click on the entry "Services".
  4. Double-click on the entry "SSDP Discovery" displayed in the "Name" column.
  5. Select "Automatic" as the startup type.
  6. Click "OK" to save the settings.
  7. Restart your computer.

Windows 7

  1. In Windows, click "Start" and then "Control Panel".
  2. Select "Category" from the drop-down list "View by:" (top right) in the "Control Panel" menu.
  3. Click "System and Security", and then "Administrative Tools" and "Services".
  4. Double-click on the entry "SSDP Discovery" displayed in the "Name" column.
  5. Select "Automatic" as the startup type.
  6. Click "OK" to save the settings.
  7. Restart your computer.

2 Configuring a firewall for FRITZ!Box USB remote connection

A firewall on the computer with the FRITZ!Box USB remote connection can interfere with the communication between the software and the FRITZ!WLAN Repeater:

  • Configure an exception for the FRITZ!Box USB remote connection software in the firewall on the computer with this application,
    • or:
  • Configure the firewall so that it allows incoming and outgoing TCP and UDP connections from port 2066 on the FRITZ!Box to any destination ports on the computer.

    Note:You can find information on configuring the firewall in its manual, or consult its manufacturer directly.