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EX7000 appears to be stuck in boot loop?


EX7000 appears to be stuck in boot loop?

I wish I could give more information. All I've got are a few lights. Sometimes I can get closer to mywifiext.com than a simple "no internet", and when I do, the readout of chrome is "a network change was detected." Power on from start grants green lights 1-5, then all other green lights, then green flashing number lights based on what I have plugged into ethernet ports, with amber wireless lights, and blank upstream/downstream light (apparent normal function without wireless), for a few seconds, and then that entire sequence loops. 


This seems to my only somewhat trained eye to be the router getting most of the way to a successful boot, and crashing before completion. There is not enough "up" time for me to successfully factory reset using the reset button. Or maybe I have to time it perfectly? How would I do that? 


It's quite old. I wouldn't completely object to upgrading my brick, but I would very much like to avoid adding to the masonry around these parts. I'm an electrician with a light background in software/sysadmin, and mortar is not my strong suit... 


Joking aside, is it bricked? or naw? 


Anything I can provide, happy to do so, but I really don't think I can get to anything more than this at this time... 

Model: EX7000|AC1900 Nighthawk WiFi Range Extender
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Re: EX7000 appears to be stuck in boot loop?

You can try recoving it with tftp or nmrpflash.
are you on windows? if so, follow this guide
just make sure you enable tftp

and here's a video walk through using a tftp client. Use the built in one for windows 10 though. the video is more of an example of how its done.

and if that doesn't work, you can try using nmrpflash

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