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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. Developers who want to get access to their router by using a serial console may also refer to this tutorial.

Review of NETGEAR PR2000 (Trek) Travel Router and Range Extender

Mobile warriors, rejoice!

I could sum up this review with those three words, but that's hardly enough detail, no?

The NETGEAR PR2000 is a unique, specialized product but manages to be very easy to set up and use. Its footprint is incredibly small -- only about 3.3 inches square -- and can be powered either by plugging directly into the wall or via USB. This makes it ultra-convenient. Plus, it's actually three products in one:

Information and Downloads on the Heartbleed Bug

The Heartbleed vulnerability allows an attacker to read random 64k blocks of memory of the service using OpenSSL (with TLS). Since every request delivers another 64k memory block an attacker could retrieve sensitive data from the service i.e. private keys. More detailed information about Heartbleed can be found in the security advisory:

http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/720951 and here http://www.infoq.com/news/2014/04/heartbleed-ssl

This vulnerability is only if running the following services are using OpenSSL with TLS:

Official Response from NETGEAR on Hearbleed for their routers and ReadyNAS

NETGEAR can confirm no vulnerabilities to the Heartbleed bug have been found in our routers.

NETGEAR has taken steps to prevent compromise by the Heartbleed bug with our latest Network Attached storage products by releasing new firmware.

DD-WRT Update on Heartbleed Vulnerability

Via: DD-WRT

The Heartbleed vulnerability in discovered in OpenSSL 1.0.1 - 1.0.1f is one of the most serious matters in encrypted data communication during the last years. First of all we can ensure you that the encrypted web services like the DD-WRT Online Shop and the Activation center never have been affected because the OpenSSL version we are using does not contain the vulnerability.

How to Properly Adjust the Antennas on the NETGEAR R7000 "Nighthawk" Router

Do you have a r7000 Nighthawk from NETGEAR? Are you super pleased with the superior range and speeds you're getting? Good!

Are you less than pleased with those floppy antennas? I thought so, which is why you have ended up here. The truth is that the antennas aren't really floppy at all -- they're quite sturdy, but there's a "trick" to installing and adjusting them correctly. Here's how.

How to Set Up a Serial Console for NETGEAR R6200v2

Introduction:

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.

This short tutorial explains how to setup serial console for Netgear R6200v2.

How to Set Up a Serial Console for NETGEAR R6200v1

Introduction:

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.

This short tutorial explains how to setup serial console for Netgear R6200v1.

How to Flash Firmware on your NETGEAR Router (Broadcom Based) using Linux and a USB-TTL Cable

This tutorial guides users to install firmware into their Broadcom(BRCM) based Netgear router from a linux machine, using USB-TTL cable.

Quick Review & Specifications Netgear Dual Band WiFi Range Extender

Maximize the power of your network and make sure you have coverage in every corner of your home with the AC1200 High Power WiFi Range Extender. Get ultimate range and performance you need for iPads®, smartphones, laptops & more!

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Quick Review & Specifications of the Trek Travel Router and Range Extender

Instantly share any public Internet connection and stay secure with firewall protection for public hotspots with NETGEAR Trek Travel Router and Range Extender. With a powerful flip-out antenna, you’ll enjoy increased range whether you use it on the go, or at home. This compact device can be used as a router, range extender, access point or bridge to keep you connected wherever you trek.

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