Installing the latest firmware on a NETGEAR router. Firmware is software that is loaded onto the hardware components of your NETGEAR router. NETGEAR regularly releases new firmware versions to improve product performance, and add new features. It is highly recommended to check and update your router firmware version periodically. This article describes how to automatically update your router firmware through the NETGEAR router interface or GUI.
To check your router's firmware version:. Connect your computer to the router using an Ethernet cable. Access the router settings page by clicking one of the links below:. For more information on connecting to your router's web interface see Accessing the settings of a NETGEAR home router.
Note. It is not advised to upgrade your router firmware wirelessly. A window prompts you for a username and password. The default username is " admin " and the default password is " password ". Both username and password are case sensitive.
If the default username and password are not working, you may have changed it previously. If you cannot remember the password, a factory reset will be needed. Please see Restoring a NETGEAR Home Router to Factory Default Settings. Once you see the NETGEAR Genie page, click on the Advanced tab.
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Earlier routers will have the NETGEAR Smart Wizard page as shown. Click on Router Update under Maintenance on the left hand side. The NETGEAR Genie configuration page is different from the NETGEAR Genie software you install on your computer. If you want to upgrade the firmware using the Genie software, please follow the steps in this article instead: Router Firmware Update using the NETGEAR Genie Software. Click the Check button. This prompts the NETGEAR genie to check for new firmware for your router.
If the router detects a new firmware is available for your router, you can proceed with updating the router's firmware. If you receive a message saying that there is no new firmware available, no additional steps are required as you are already using the latest. Manual Process:. If you prefer to use a specific firmware version, you will need to update your router firmware manually.
To do this:. Go to the Product page, by entering the model in the Search field on the Home Support page. Click on Get More Downloads. Using a computer that is connected to the router by Ethernet cable, click on Download now. We advise against performing this process wirelessly.
Should the wireless connection drop, the firmware update may become corrupted, and the router would not be usable. Click Open when prompted with " Do you want to open or save ( Product & firmware). zip from downloads. netgear.
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com ?". Extract the *. chk or *. img code file, and save to a folder on your PC or laptop. Occasionally, the firmware may not download due to high network traffic, or multiple users accessing. If this happens, try downloading the file again later.
After downloading the firmware, see: Upgrading your Router's Firmware Manually for further instructions. Document Type:. Knowledge Base > Generic Articles > General Information.
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