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How to Update your Netgear R6200v2 to DD-WRT Open Source Firmware

This article describes the steps required for firmware upgrade in R6200v2. Here I use OEM firmware downloaded from the NETGEAR support site and DD-WRT firmware downloaded from here.

How to build DD-WRT Build for the R7000 Router

If you would like to build your own version of DD-WRT for Netgear's R7000 Router here are the basic steps.

How to Debrick or Recover NETGEAR R7000, R6300v2, or R6250 Wi-Fi Routers


In case you have bricked your unit, or in case you need more debugging info from your router you can setup a serial console.

Prerequisites for this procedure:

How to Set Up OpenVPN and DynamicDNS on NETGEAR's Nighthawk R7000 Wi-Fi Router

If you have an R7000 Nighthawk router, be proud: it's one of the most, if not the most, powerful router on the home market today.

How to Update your NETGEAR R7000 to DD-WRT Open Source Firmware

Here are the proper steps to take in order to upgrade the firmware in your NETGEAR R7000 "Nighthawk" wi-fi router.

Netgear Showcases Showcases New Prodcuts at IFA 2013 Trade Show

Press release - BERLIN - September 4, 2013 NETGEAR®,

Improving Network Wireless Range and Speeds

When using wireless networks, range and data throughput rates are highly variable. Poor range and throughput may be caused by a range of factors, but can usually be improved by the following :

NETGEAR's R6100 Wireless Router Brings Fantastic Speeds at a Great Value

If you are looking to upgrade your router or want to get and edge up in your games the economical Netgear R6100 might just be the thing for you.

Differences Between R6300 and R6200 V1 and V2 models

Have you been wondering what the differences between the V1 & V2 versions of the R6200 and R6300 models are?

Here is a quick cheat sheet that provides the specifications.

How to Set Up a VPN On NETGEAR R6300 with OpenVPN and DD-WRT

This is a fact: everyone's Internet freedom and privacy are at risk. Through SOPA to PIPA to the "six strikes" rule and frivolous lawsuits, the government, ISP's, the MPAA, the RIAA (and the list goes on) have shown that they definitely want to track your every move online.