Re: R 8300 Firmware update


R 8300 Firmware update

I tried many times to update firmware, it always failed. I need help. I have tried some fix’s on forum, to no avail
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Re: R 8300 Firmware update

What Firmware version is currently loaded?

What browser are you using? 

Wired or wireless when updateing FW? 

Be sure your unpacking .zip files if you manually download the files from NG download site. 

My Setup ISP SparkLight | Internet Cable 1000↓/50↑ CM2000 Modem | Wifi Router RAXE50 and R8500(v.158) Router Mode and RBK752(v.2) AP mode | Switches NG GS105/8 | 

Additional NG HW: C7800/CM1100/CM1200/CM2000, Orbi: CBK40, CBK752, RBK50, RBK853, RBK752, RBK953, SXK30 | NightHawk: R7000, R7800, R7960P, R8000, R8500, RAXE500, RAX50, XR450, EX7500/EX7700, GS308v3

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Re: R 8300 Firmware update

How are you attempting the update? 

what process are you using? 

Where is it failing in the process? 

Have you tried manually updating/

Current setup: CAX80->Trendnet TEG-S380->GS716T-> RBK752->pi-hole
1.4gig download/50mbps upload
We’re members of the public helping out on our own time.
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Re: R 8300 Firmware update

There was no answer the last time someone asked @molson2 those questions:


Will not update. Never has updated. V1. 0 2.86_1.0... - NETGEAR Communities


Maybe they were, quite understandably, put off by the response they received there.

Just another user.

My network DM200 -> R7800 -> GS316 -> PL1000 -> Orbi RBR40 -> Orbi RBS50Y -> RBS40V
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