Hello NCCParis and LyMc - Please check out the following link for the latest firmware version (1.0.1.192), https://kb.netgear.com/000060801/EX8000-Firmware-Version-1-0-1-192. I received the same email and downloaded the update. Perphaps I'm mistaken and I'm either using the wrong LAN port and/or I'm doing something wrong. Setup static IP address for that Ethernet connection, 5. I have also tried following the instructions for a router login from my laptop using Chrome, but they do not correspond to the options onscreen -- I can log in, but there is no menu with the tabs: ADVANCED > Adminstration > or Settings > Administration... so I cannot proceed to the firmware update section. Re: EX8000 Firmware Update Failed. CM2000-> Arris AX11000 W31-> GS716v2-> WAX***-AP. Once I encountered that scenario, I power cycled the device and am back at seeing the status lights flash repeatedly. 3. Finally got it by flashing to 1.0.1.192. Easily extend high-performance WiFi coverage for your home and resolve inconsistent, slow, or weak wireless connections, even when placed far away from the router. Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type. Subscribe for Updates. 1. So disappointing. Using WiFi download the firmware from NetGear site. A mixed N/AC mode will allow it to connect. EX8000 Firmware Update Failed. We hope you'll join the conversation by posting to an open topic or starting a new one. Connect to the router using Ethernet cable. I received an email today prompting me to update the firmware on my EX8000 router. Thanks again for the help. I used the web interface to flash the firmware. Installation Instructions: Download the firmware to a convenient place such as your desktop. Help is always just a click away. Installation Instructions: Download the firmware to a convenient place such as your desktop. 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I received an email today prompting me to update the firmware on my EX8000 router. The firmware downloaded the update appeared to have completed succesfully; however, upon completion, all of the status lights on the device flash repeatedly. I couldn't update mine via the web interface either, so I downloaded it from the Netgear website and uploaded it manually. Workaround is, to setup static IP with no IP conflict and same router IP segment in EX8000 and its client. BR500 VPN Currently Experiencing Intermittent Connectivity Issues. if you get a timeout message then the IP address was wrong and you have to try using a different address. "The Netgear Nighthawk X6S (EX8000) is a device you can easily recommend to anyone looking to seamlessly boost the strength of their wireless network, that's hassle-free and delivers noticeable improvements.". I've tried resetting by holding down the button for 30 seconds, while the device is powered on, like you suggested. https://www.thewindowsclub.com/enable-tftp-windows-10. Flashing to the latest version, 1.0.1.202, wouldn't work. After issuing the command, the result was: And I tried while connected to different ports on the back of the device. Tftp commands on Mac are different than windows so run. Enjoy extreme speeds up to 3Gbps. Find setup help, user guides, product information, firmware, and troubleshooting for your Nighthawk X6 R8000 on our official NETGEAR Support site today. It worked perfectly before I downloaded the update. Certain router has DHCP IOT issue to cause EX8000 and its client to not get DHCP IP. Buy NETGEAR WiFi Mesh Range Extender EX8000 - Coverage up to 2500 sq.ft. If you are happy with your current system, you should probably stick with what’s working. The Netgear EX8000 extender is rather massive. make sure to follow it exactly. 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