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  • NETGEAR router firmware update


    NETGEAR has released firmware updates for many routers from September to present.  I thought this NETGEAR WNDR3400v3 router was too old to receive firmware updates.  I was wrong.  A firmware check may be worthwhile.

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      Thanks for the reminder! I have been very busy online, and meaning to get up to date on my Netgear router firmware as soon as possible, but had put it off because I didn’t want to risk bricking my router in the middle of a project!

      Maybe this weekend will be a good time! 🙂

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      NetGear publishes security advisories when new firmware is available.

      Netgear Security Updates

      Toward the end of September, a number of router manufacturers patched firmware for a critical vulnerability.

      I’ve had problems with NetGear firmware updates on 2 occasions on a Nighthawk R8000, one of which bricked the router. I had to use tftp to revive it (which wasn’t exactly trivial).

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