Articles and Guides

TelnetEnable for NETGEAR R7000 and NETGEAR R7500

The modified telnetenable for both python and telnetenable.c for Linux are listed on the OpenWRT wiki for unlocking telnet:

telnetenable in Python

How to Flash Open-WRT or Return to Stock Firmware On NETGEAR R7500 Wi-Fi Router

This article describes the steps required for firmware upgrade in Netgear R7500.

Review of the NETGEAR Nighthawk X6 Wireless Router (R8000)

I've been a long time fan of NETGEAR routers, and with the R8000, they've really upped their game.

How to Flash DD-WRT Open Source Firmware to NETGEAR R8000 Nighthawk X6

This article describes the steps required for firmware upgrade in Netgear R8000. Here I use OEM firmware downloaded from the NETGEAR support site and DD-WRT firmware downloaded from here.

How to Set Up a Serial Console for NETGEAR R8000

Using serial console setup users can get access to the serial console of their router. Serial console setup finds its most important use in debricking a router. Moreover, developers may use it to extract useful debug information from their routers.

R8000 AC3200 Nighthawk X6 Tri-Band WiFi Router

Announcing the new R8000 AC3200 Nighthawk X6 Tri-Band WiFi Router!

Transform the NETGEAR EX6200 into a Wi-Fi Router with DD-WRT

Introducing: DD-WRT for the NETGEAR EX6200.

[Download DD-WRT for NETGEAR EX6200 at MyOpenRouter]

The EX6200 is naturally a Wifi Range Extender -- now, it gets a special upgrade using DD-WRT open source firmware. DD-WRT will transform this Range Extender into a full featured Wifi Router.

Recover your NETGEAR R6200v1/v2 Router (Broadcom Based) using Serial Console and Windows PC

Hopefully you will never have to refer to this tutorial, but for people who like to play with their routers, it sometimes happens -- you accidentally "brick" your router. This tutorial enables you to recover your router by flashing stock firmware back again using serial console and windows PC.