Any third party firmware for the R7000 supporting something similar to Smart Connect? Hi, I am in general happy with the current Nergear firmware, but as a tinkerer I would like to try third party. I happen to like the Smart Connect feature in newer stock firmware which "intelligently" selects the best band. It works really well for me and our devices seems to get on the correct band every ...
Was having issues with my 3rd party firmware only throughputting 30mbit Tried flashing back to the 126.96.36.199 firmware. Wifi is abysmal.. speedtest is jittery and jumps from 2 to 12mbit, router pretty much unusable on this firmware so I'll be returning to DD-WRT or something.
· A unique feature specific to the r7000 model allows for custom firmware flash to allow advanced configuration and improved interface of the current built-in features the default Netgear operating system offers. In this guide, we will flash our Netgear r7000 with the Tomato custom firmware step-by-step below. Prerequisites:
Most likely after a while OP will get turned off smart connect when users start complaining about random disconnect or something else. This is only
If you want to discuss DD-WRT or other third party firmware then post in this thread, but this is not an invite to be overly critical of Netgear firmware. Some people are posting this as a solution to problems in other threads, that’s not helpful in many cases and some of those posts have been removed. I don’t mind if someone in a thread is questioning a feature that the standard Netgear ...
Wow! A whole week now. While I don't doubt 3rd party does offer some exciting options if you choose to try it be prepared for the worst if things go wrong. I've considered it several times but after reading some of there post It appears it's not perfect either. I may try it on a older R6300v2 to get the feel of it before risking my r7000.
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The world of open source never sleeps -- we've heard that a popular flavor of firmware for Asus routers has made its way over to the NETGEAR R7000 "Nighthawk." Asuswrt is the firmware developed by Asus for use on many of their routers, and was originally based on the Tomato firmware (which is very popular for NETGEAR routers also.) Asuswrt-Merlin, according to the official
· Note: The steps below show how to reload firmware onto a NETGEAR router that will not boot due to a corrupt firmware. The instructions assume a basic level of networking competence. Read through the instructions below. If you do not understand them, do not attempt this without contacting NETGEAR technical support. Symptoms: Router not booting up properly Failed firmware update …
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