Updating netgear firmware
Just use the DD-WRT webinterface (“Administration” “Firmware Upgrade”) and upload the stock Net Gear firmware.Do not forget to do a reset to Factory Defaults after going back (more details at the end of this article)!I recently purchased a Net Gear R7000 Nighthawk Wi Fi router capable of 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz Wifi.This router so far has been awesome – compared to my old Action Tec Wi Fi router: it right away gave met a 10% speed increase on my downloads and it supports 5Ghz Wi Fi (great for Apple products). DD-WRT is an open source firmware available for numerous routers, offering a vast amount of features that you will not find on normal routers.
It may not be a bad idea to print this guide either – just so you have it handy.The factory reset will result in a router reboot, and in some cases it might get stuck on a white page (If the latter is the case, wait a minute or so and try the default router address ( again.For more details see also the DD-WRT Wiki and this article at Flash Routers.: There is at this time no Tomato Firmware available for the R7000, but maybe in the near future a R7000 version can be found at Tomato