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Aspirant

Re: nighthawk R7000 firmware V1.0.9.12_1.2.23 update wifi problems

It did not for me Smiley Sad

 

I am also having a 5G wifi problem after updating to V1.0.9.14. 

Normally around 350MB/s on 5G, and now it looks like its locked on 40MB/s ish.

 

I'm going back to V1.0.9.12 so see if that works.

Model: R7000|Nighthawk AC1900 Dual Band WiFi Router
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Re: nighthawk R7000 firmware V1.0.9.12_1.2.23 update wifi problems

this is my last netgear product (unforunately). I will also cease to suggest netgear as a router for friends and family (Systems engineer here). For those of you that are tired of the wireless issues please look into flashing DD-WRT or Advanced Tomato firmware. They have a version available for the r7000 router that is far more feature friendly as well as functional at the very basics that should be default for a router. 

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Re: nighthawk R7000 firmware V1.0.9.12_1.2.23 update wifi problems

I may give this suggestion a try as I am so tired of this freaking router.  If after flashing the firmware didn't work, I would go and get a Linksys router as a replacement.  I am going to do the same as you said that I will not ever suggest Netgear product to anybody and will advise them to stay away of that brand as a disease.

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Re: nighthawk R7000 firmware V1.0.9.12_1.2.23 update wifi problems

I look on the site and dd-wrt doesn't have one that supports Netgear R7000 model just yet :-(

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Re: nighthawk R7000 firmware V1.0.9.12_1.2.23 update wifi problems

However, Advanced Tomato does have the firmware for Netgear R7000 yay.

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Re: nighthawk R7000 firmware V1.0.9.12_1.2.23 update wifi problems

Firmware V1.0.9.18_1.2.27 is available now. Who wants to test??

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Re: nighthawk R7000 firmware V1.0.9.12_1.2.23 update wifi problems

Allready update to this one. It's good.

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Re: nighthawk R7000 firmware V1.0.9.12_1.2.23 update wifi problems

Just updated, will see.  First couple speed tests on wired machine are slower... I hope I don't need to "factory reset" and do all my configuration again.

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Re: nighthawk R7000 firmware V1.0.9.12_1.2.23 update wifi problems


@shamarin wrote:

Allready update to this one. It's good.


Did you have WiFi problems with V1.0.9.12_1.2.23 or V1.0.9.14_1.2.25 ?

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Re: nighthawk R7000 firmware V1.0.9.12_1.2.23 update wifi problems

Didn't have any problems with Wi-Fi. With 1.0.9.14 802.11ac for Russian region was fixed (on previous it was available only 600 Mbit speed, now 1300 Mbit as should be).

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Re: nighthawk R7000 firmware V1.0.9.12_1.2.23 update wifi problems

I would like to understand what has been changed or fixed in the latest version before i update. I am on V1.0.9.14_1.2.25 now. Sometimes the wifi speed drops under the 10Mbps but after a reboot of the router it's back at >90 Mbps.

Model: R7000|Nighthawk AC1900 Dual Band WiFi Router
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Re: nighthawk R7000 firmware V1.0.9.12_1.2.23 update wifi problems

.23 was not great but better. The .25 was horrible. My Wi-Fi just got dropped all the time with 5Ghz channel and the speed was terrible.
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Re: nighthawk R7000 firmware V1.0.9.12_1.2.23 update wifi problems

Speeds came back up after 10 minutes. Maybe some sort of update occurring in the background or QoS learning.

I also enabled Circle again and will watch speeds and stability.
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Re: nighthawk R7000 firmware V1.0.9.12_1.2.23 update wifi problems

So, after running for 8 hours my speeds are back down to around 60Mbps on both wifi and wired with Circle enabled. Seems like the circle issue still isn’t fixed.
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Re: nighthawk R7000 firmware V1.0.9.12_1.2.23 update wifi problems

I had to update to 1.0.9.18 an hour ago because also my old firmware version got the same problem again after 36 hours. I thought I had fixed it with an old V1.0.9.6_1.2.19 after flashing via the first FW ever. 3 resets and 3 old FW versions were not enough to make it it stable again.

I do not have the trust 1.0.9.18 is solving the 2.4GHz problem. I guess I have to buy a new router. Downtime is not acceptable anymore.

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Re: nighthawk R7000 firmware V1.0.9.12_1.2.23 update wifi problems

Just chiming in to say that I'm done with Netgear. I got this router when it first became available and I paid such a premium I refused to give up on it. I just kept thinking, "the next firmware will do the trick" only to be repeatedly disappointed. I'm going to give dd-wrt or tomato a whirl, but in the end, when the time comes for me to choose a new router or make a recommendation to a friend...never again, Netgear. 

Model: R7000|Nighthawk AC1900 Dual Band WiFi Router
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Re: nighthawk R7000 firmware V1.0.9.12_1.2.23 update wifi problems

Trying to obtain a RMA to return the router and have been on the phone for more than 21 minutes, even though the prompt was saying that wait time is 5 minutes.  I guess, Netgear just let their customers hang dry.  Just in case any of Netgear engineer can see this, my case number is 29476358.  The router is just 3 months old and the warranty is still good until Sep. 03, 2018.  I had to hang up because I had to go some where and couldn't wait any longer. 

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Re: nighthawk R7000 firmware V1.0.9.12_1.2.23 update wifi problems

My router died finally. Without hesitation, just bought a new brand router, bye-bye NETGEAR!

Model: R7000|Nighthawk AC1900 Dual Band WiFi Router
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Re: nighthawk R7000 firmware V1.0.9.12_1.2.23 update wifi problems

Lucky! Let us know which router you got and how much better it is than Netgear.
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Re: nighthawk R7000 firmware V1.0.9.12_1.2.23 update wifi problems

Asus RT-AC 86U or 88U, or RT-AC5300, all are good.

I go with RT-AC5300.

Model: R6700|Nighthawk AC1750 Smart WiFi Router,R7000P|Nighthawk AC2300 Smart WiFi Router with MU-MIMO
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