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New - RAX45 Firmware Version 1.0.5.106 Released

FURRYe38
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New - RAX45 Firmware Version 1.0.5.106 Released

Enhancements:

Includes enhancements for checking the device password strength

 

Security Fixes:

Fixes security vulnerabilities. 

For more information about security vulnerabilities, visit https://www.netgear.com/about/security/.

 

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixes the issue where the 2.4 GHz guest WiFi cannot be enabled using the Nighthawk app for iOS.
  • Fixes the issue where the Wireless and Guest WiFi status can only display the 2.4 GHz SSID.
  • Fixes the issue where after changing the guest network SSID, the previous SSID settings display.
  • Fixes minor bugs.

 

Firmware Update Instructions:

Download Link: https://kb.netgear.com/000064501/RAX45-Firmware-Version-1-0-5-106

To update your router’s firmware, follow the instructions in your router’s user manual. To find your router’s user manual, visit https://www.netgear.com/support/product/RAX45.aspx#docs.

 

https://kb.netgear.com/24231/How-do-I-back-up-the-router-configuration-settings-on-my-Nighthawk-rout...

https://kb.netgear.com/23960/How-do-I-manually-update-the-firmware-on-my-NETGEAR-router

 

This article applies to:
  • Wireless AX Router Nighthawk (WiFi 6) 
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mrgncann
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Re: New - RAX45 Firmware Version 1.0.5.106 Released

I am trying to use the Nighthawk app to update the firmware on my RAX45 router.   I am using the Check for updates function and it errors saying a problem has occur checking for updates.    our firmware is currently V1.0.2.82.   Any ideas?

 

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FURRYe38
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Re: New - RAX45 Firmware Version 1.0.5.106 Released

I recommend using a wired PC and web browser to apply FW updates:

https://kb.netgear.com/23960/How-do-I-manually-update-the-firmware-on-my-NETGEAR-router


@mrgncann wrote:

I am trying to use the Nighthawk app to update the firmware on my RAX45 router.   I am using the Check for updates function and it errors saying a problem has occur checking for updates.    our firmware is currently V1.0.2.82.   Any ideas?

 


 

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SLMinLB
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Re: New - RAX45 Firmware Version 1.0.5.106 Released

I am having the same issue. I have to wonder why the app offers to check for firmware updates if the process doesn’t work.
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FURRYe38
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Re: New - RAX45 Firmware Version 1.0.5.106 Released

I recommend using a wired PC and web browser to apply FW updates:

https://kb.netgear.com/23960/How-do-I-manually-update-the-firmware-on-my-NETGEAR-router

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