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No wifi on EAX20 Extender

MFJacks1
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No wifi on EAX20 Extender

I know this has been discussed before, but I can't find my exact problem. For years I had my EAX20 extender connected without any problems. Recently I could not connect to wifi through it. I have tried to use the mobile Nighthawk app, but it will not complete the setup correctly. I can get it to connect to my network by using the browser setup. Both my 2.4 and 5 G networks show up as the _EXT when I connect to them, but I can't access the internet. I'm connecting to a xFi Gateway, model CGM4331COM or TG4482A. The whole reason I use the EAX20 is so I can get a better wifi signal in my basement and connect my tv and gaming consoles through ethernet. I was getting a much faster download through ethernet when it was working. I have performed a reset and reconfiguration so many times I getting frustrated. The extender is at the latest firmware of .64.

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MFJacks1
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MFJacks1
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Is there no one out there that can provide help with this issue?

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olivarry
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Ugh, my EAX20 is acting up again! For years, it was my trusty WiFi warrior, beaming internet to my basement like a signal-slinging superhero. But lately? Kaput. No internet, just frustration.

I've tried everything: the Nighthawk app, the browser setup, even enough factory resets to fuel a robot uprising. Still, nothing. My 2.4 and 5GHz networks show up as "_EXT," taunting me with their proximity yet denying me the sweet nectar of internet access.

I blame my xFi Gateway, those finicky CGM4331COM and TG4482A models. Maybe they're jealous of the EAX20's basement throne? Whatever it is, I need to fix this. My TV and consoles are starving for bandwidth, and my download speeds are slower than a snail on NyQuil.

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