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power light stays on amber help please

Bk82
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power light stays on amber help please

Hi since Friday my nighthawk started not powering on power light staying Amber after a while or a factory reset it comes on. dose anybody knows what's happening thanks in adavance
Model: R8000|Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Smart WIFI Router
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microchip8
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Re: power light stays on amber help please

Seems your router may be half-bricked. Can try the TFTP mothod to recover it https://kb.netgear.com/000059633/How-to-upload-firmware-to-a-NETGEAR-router-using-TFTP-client

Routing: NETGEAR R7800 - Voxel Firmware 1.0.2.89SF & Kamoj addon
Switching: 2x NETGEAR 8-ports (GS108v4) / 1x NETGEAR 16-ports (JGS516v2)
Desktop: AMD Ryzen 7 3700X - Server: Intel Core i7-7700K - NAS: Intel Pentium G4400, 16 TB

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microchip8
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Re: power light stays on amber help please

Seems your router may be half-bricked. Can try the TFTP mothod to recover it https://kb.netgear.com/000059633/How-to-upload-firmware-to-a-NETGEAR-router-using-TFTP-client

Routing: NETGEAR R7800 - Voxel Firmware 1.0.2.89SF & Kamoj addon
Switching: 2x NETGEAR 8-ports (GS108v4) / 1x NETGEAR 16-ports (JGS516v2)
Desktop: AMD Ryzen 7 3700X - Server: Intel Core i7-7700K - NAS: Intel Pentium G4400, 16 TB

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Bk82
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Re: power light stays on amber help please

Thanks I'll try that. But why would this happen
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microchip8
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@Bk82 wrote:
Thanks I'll try that. But why would this happen

A bad update perhaps. Turn off Auto-Update if that feature is available on your router model

Routing: NETGEAR R7800 - Voxel Firmware 1.0.2.89SF & Kamoj addon
Switching: 2x NETGEAR 8-ports (GS108v4) / 1x NETGEAR 16-ports (JGS516v2)
Desktop: AMD Ryzen 7 3700X - Server: Intel Core i7-7700K - NAS: Intel Pentium G4400, 16 TB
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