R7800 bricked but still acts like a switch


R7800 bricked but still acts like a switch

About a year ago my R7800 auto updated and since then I couldn't connect to it.  I tried the 30/30/30 reset, setting my computers ip statically to see if that would help, and nothing worked.  Today I tried again, factory reset it, and puged everything in.  I still don't get anything.  The only lights that are on is the power and the lan ports that I have something plugged in.  Today I tried plugging in a different router to the Internet port, and then my copmuter into the R7800.  From that I get internet.  I looked at the working router, and it shows my laptop as the only device plugged in.  I set the working router's ip at, told it to give out ip addresses from 1-9, and set my laptop to have .2 as it's ipaddress.  From my laptop I am still able to get out on the internet, but I cannot access or ping the R7800.  Trying the tftp method to flash the firmware also didn't work.

Model: R7800|Nighthawk X4S AC2600 Wifi Router
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Re: R7800 bricked but still acts like a switch

You can check if the unit is still under warranty to see if you can have it replaced. Contact support below.



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