Orbi Firmware v2.5.0.x needs auto-updated to v126.96.36.199 or later
Many users on the Netgear Community are experiencing issues with their Orbi systems due to the major bugs in the v2.5.0.x release tree. Since auto-update appears to be disabled since somewhere in the v2.3 branch of firmware, the users are not getting the current v188.8.131.52 release that fixes the issues caused by the broken v2.5.0.x firmware. Netgear has removed v2.5.0.x from their downloads, however it is still installed on countless systems that got auto-updated before Netgear turned off auto-update. This now leaves countless systems in a state that is running the bad firmware that can cause WiFi issues and device naming issues. Users have to manually install v184.108.40.206 as the "Check for updates" feature does not show any updates available for users running v2.5.0.x firmware.
I recommend that Netgear auto-updates Orbi systems that are running v2.5.0.x firmware to the current v220.127.116.11 or later unless the user has purposefully disabled auto-updates themselves.
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