I seem to be having the same issue that I've encountered on several 'computer tech' websites.  Your site appeared to be the most user friendly.

I've been wireless for a couple of years and a few months ago the dreaded message box appeared:  ERROR: could not read control file on NETGEAR server. Hmmmm.....

Is 'HELP' appropiate.
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R. Andrew KoffronCommented:
You'll almost certainly need to update the firmware and do a a full reset. I've seen this before and it's how I fixed it.  there might be an easier way someone knows of though.  

export your settings so it doesn't take a long time to reconfigure if you've got a lot of additional setup items.

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If rebooting and upgrading the firmware doesn't fix it you may have to replace it. It may have taken an electrical surge. I see this a lot with these routers.
Blue Street TechLast KnightCommented:

I agree with both of the Experts here.

What's the model?

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