In our last article we have explained the steps the update Netgear router firmware on your own. In this post our Netgear tech support experts will list down the precautions that you need to take while updating.
Important Do’s and Don’ts
Below are some of the things you should take into consideration while upgrading the Netgear router firmware. If not followed correctly, you may not get desired and may even end up messing the firmware.
- The update process is completed when the on screen progress bar completes. During the firmware update, the Power LED blinks amber. After the firmware update is done, the router restarts and the Power LED illuminates solid amber.
- If the update progress bar on web user interface does not display correctly during the firmware update, you can check the status using the Power LED. The Power LED should be blinking amber during the firmware update. After the firmware update is done, the router restarts and the Power LED illuminates solid amber.
- Do NOT power off or reboot the router during the firmware update, otherwise it may corrupt the firmware and render the router inoperable.
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