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Re: R7450 Not working after firmware update

hermiej
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R7450 Not working after firmware update

I was doing a firmware update through the app when it stopped working and blinking orange. Waited a little and it turned a solid orange and my wifi stopped working. Tried resetting it with the button but that did nothing.
Model: R7450|Nighthawk AC2600 Smart WiFi Router
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hermiej
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Re: R7450 Not working after firmware update

Forgot to mention I tried using tftp but I get connection timed out even though I can ping it successfully.
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@hermiej wrote:
Forgot to mention I tried using tftp but I get connection timed out even though I can ping it successfully.

Too little detail for useful diagnosis.

 

How to upload firmware to a NETGEAR router using Windows TFTP | Answer | NETGEAR Support

 

This also explains how to tell Windows to use TFTP on your PC.

 

TFTP isn't the easiest operation, so if you are forced to use it you could try a web search for videos that guide you through the process.

 

For example:



Different device, but the approach is the same.


The good news is that TFTP has rescued many a dead device.

 

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