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Netgear Nighthawk RAX120v2

maxwell635
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Netgear Nighthawk RAX120v2

A couple months back i made the transition from Wi-Fi 5 to Wi-Fi 6 through the Netgear Nighthawk RAX120v2, but im having a couple issues.

Whenever im trying to download a game, lets say from Steam/Origin/Epic, my router will restart about every 2/3 GB's or so. When im not downloading the restarts dont happen as often, but the router will reset itself 2/3 times a day.

Is there a setting for this so it won't reset/restart every couple of GB's? It feels like it will restart due to bandwidth use.

Router also resets while: Any streaming service on TV (Netflix, HBO, Disney+, Primevideo, even a 'Amazon Firestick' will make the router reset itself.)

Please help 😄

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@maxwell635 wrote:

A couple months back i made the transition from Wi-Fi 5 to Wi-Fi 6 through the Netgear Nighthawk RAX120v2, but im having a couple issues.

Whenever im trying to download a game, lets say from Steam/Origin/Epic, my router will restart about every 2/3 GB's or so. When im not downloading the restarts dont happen as often, but the router will reset itself 2/3 times a day.

Is there a setting for this so it won't reset/restart every couple of GB's? It feels like it will restart due to bandwidth use.

Router also resets while: Any streaming service on TV (Netflix, HBO, Disney+, Primevideo, even a 'Amazon Firestick' will make the router reset itself.)

Please help 😄


You are in the community for Wi-Fi 5 AC routers.  You should be in the community for RAX routers.  Try here:

https://community.netgear.com/t5/Nighthawk-with-WiFi-6-AX-and/bd-p/en-home-routers-nighthawk-wifi-ax...

 

What firmware version do you have installed on your RAX120v2?  The latest is not an answer.  Need the number for confirmation.

 

There is some updated/beta firmware available in the RAX community.  Look at the sticky messages at the top.

 

A moderator may move your message.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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FURRYe38
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Re: Netgear Nighthawk RAX120v2

What Firmware version is currently loaded?
What is the Mfr and model# of the Internet Service Providers modem/ONT the NG router is connected too?
Be sure your using a good quality LAN cable between the modem and router. CAT6 is recommended. 

 

Is Armor enabled on the router by chance?

 

What is the first 3 characters of the routers serial numbers. 


@maxwell635 wrote:

A couple months back i made the transition from Wi-Fi 5 to Wi-Fi 6 through the Netgear Nighthawk RAX120v2, but im having a couple issues.

Whenever im trying to download a game, lets say from Steam/Origin/Epic, my router will restart about every 2/3 GB's or so. When im not downloading the restarts dont happen as often, but the router will reset itself 2/3 times a day.

Is there a setting for this so it won't reset/restart every couple of GB's? It feels like it will restart due to bandwidth use.

Router also resets while: Any streaming service on TV (Netflix, HBO, Disney+, Primevideo, even a 'Amazon Firestick' will make the router reset itself.)

Please help 😄


 

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