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NETGEAR R7000 WiFi Router Officially Wi-Fi Certified

The NETGEAR R7000 WiFi Router has now been officially Wi-Fi Certified.

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.

1. Log in to the router web interface i.e. and navigate to the Advanced -> Backup Settings as shown in figure

Top 10 Reasons to Get an Netgear R7000 Nighthawk AC1900 Router

If you are looking for a router you can't go wrong with the Netgear R7000 router. Here is a list of the top 10 reasons you should get one.

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. Plus, it's packed with features, and one of them that I'm betting many users might not even know about is it's built in OpenVPN and DynamicDNS support.

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. In this example, I'm using the original OEM firmware and DD-WRT open source third party firmware.

Quick Review and Specifications of NETGEAR R7000 "Nighthawk" 802.11ac Wireless Router

The new Netgear R7000 is the latest in top end routers from Netgear. It combines the fastest WiFi currently available with ultimate range and three High-powered external antennas.

Netgear Showcases Showcases New Prodcuts at IFA 2013 Trade Show

Press release - BERLIN - September 4, 2013 NETGEAR®, Inc. (NASDAQGM: NTGR)

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. The NETGEAR R6100 WiFi Router is an affordable solution for upgrading your WiFi home network to the latest and faster wireless networking standard, 802.11ac, which is up to three times faster than 802.11n and backward-compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n devices.

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.