You *can* do this, but it's not a trivial task. You could change the firmware on the Netgear router, but this would require some high-level knowledge of Linux. Basically you'd add NoCatNet to the system and then you'd have the cool authentication thing.
Links: NoCatNet, http://nocat.net/
First, I want to say that I am a very novice to wireless network. So, those who take his/her valuable time helping me, please say a little bit more details for each step. Thanks a lot.
Every time I was in the hotel, bookstore, restaraunt, etc, I can access to the wireless network to browse from there. When I click on the I.E, it pops up a welcome login screen and tells me to log in. After I login, I can browse fine. So, I think that's so cool and very secure wireless network.
I just got a Wireless Netgear Router at home and I want to do the secure wireless network like the way they do. I read thoroughly the Manual and learning something like MAC filtering, SSID, WEP, ect... But none of those is actually asking the user to enter user name and the password before he/she can access to the network. I know I may already have confused you guys. But my point is How to set up the wireless network that will ask the user for the ID and password before he/she can browse the web? Please help. Very appreciate that.