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EX7700 Fastlane option not available?

I just purchased the EX7700 and when setting it up I noticed that in the menu I don't have the option to use FastLane connect.  Is there something I am missing here?

Model: D7000|Nighthawk AC1900 VDSL/ADSL Modem Router, EX7700|AC2200 Nighthawk X6 Tri-Band WiFi Mesh Extender
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Re: EX7700 Fastlane option not available?

How did you setup it up? 

wps/installation wizard?

Something to keep in mind is that the EX7700 is a tri-band. If you're setting it up in extender mode, it reserves one of the 5ghz bands just for router---extender communication. its called fastlane 3 and works to reduce the throughput loss from using extenders. 

 

 

CM1100->RAX200->GS716v2->RBR50->RBS50-RBS40V-RBS50Y
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Re: EX7700 Fastlane option not available?

I used the installation wizard as the WPS didn't seem to work. 


I was referring to the below links that indicates under the 'Do more' menu option there is a way to select 'Fastlane' option.  However this option does not appear on the menu.

 

https://nighthawkmywifiext.net/netgear-nighthawk-x6-setup-netgear-ex7700/

https://kb.netgear.com/24662/What-is-FastLane-Technology-and-how-do-I-configure-it

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Re: EX7700 Fastlane option not available?


@Griggsy wrote:

I used the installation wizard as the WPS didn't seem to work. 


I was referring to the below links that indicates under the 'Do more' menu option there is a way to select 'Fastlane' option.  However this option does not appear on the menu.

 

https://nighthawkmywifiext.net/netgear-nighthawk-x6-setup-netgear-ex7700/

https://kb.netgear.com/24662/What-is-FastLane-Technology-and-how-do-I-configure-it


If you look at the fastlane article, thats for fastlane 2 devices. The article doesn't have the fastlane 3 devices (tri-bands) listed as applicable because they fastlane 3 devices function slightly differently. 

CM1100->RAX200->GS716v2->RBR50->RBS50-RBS40V-RBS50Y
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Re: EX7700 Fastlane option not available?

I am experiencing the same thing as everyone else.  This was not a problem a month ago, but it is no longer available.  Has Netgear advised? 

 

 

Model: EX7700|AC2200 Nighthawk X6 Tri-Band WiFi Mesh Extender
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