NETGEAR ROUTER UPGRADE FAILED

To resolve the Netgear router upgrade failed problem, refer to the troubleshooting steps given below.

  • STEP : 1 Check if thepower cable connected to the Netgear router and a wall outlet is secure.
  • STEP : 2 If not, disconnect the power cable from the Netgear router and connect it again later.
  • STEP : 3 Make sure to disable any third-party security software on your computer that you have used to upgrade the Netgear router.
  • STEP : 4 The computer should be free from the virus.
  • STEP : 5 Once done, follow the steps to manually upgrade the Netgear router.
  • STEP : 6 Check if you have connected the Netgear router to the computer using an Ethernet cable.
  • STEP : 7 Launch the default web browser on the computer, visit the official Netgear website, and search for the model name of your Netgear router.
  • STEP : 8 Navigate to the Downloads tab, select the firmware version that you want to download, and click the Download option.
  • STEP : 9 The downloaded zip file is saved in the Downloads folder. Go to the Downloads folder and unzip the downloaded file if necessary.
  • STEP : 10 Navigate to the new tab on the web browser, type the Netgear router’s IP address, and press the Enter key.
  • STEP : 11 The login page of the Netgear router will appear on the screen.
  • STEP : 12 Now, you have to provide the correct credentials to access the web-based setup page of the Netgear router.
  • STEP : 14 For most of the Netgear router models, the username is admin by default.
  • STEP : 15 The Netgear router’s default password is password.
  • STEP : 16 If you change the password of the Netgear router, enter the new one to log in to the web-based setup page.
  • STEP : 17 Click the Advanced option and then select the Administration or Settings option,followed by the Administration option.
  • STEP : 18 Click the Firmware Update or Router Update option.
  • STEP : 19 Click the Browse or Choose File option to select the downloaded firmware file.
  • STEP : 20 Note: The firmware file of the Netgear router ends with .img or .chk.
  • STEP : 21 Once you click the Upload button, the firmware of the Netgear router starts to upgrade.
  • STEP : 22 This might take up to a maximum of two minutes. Do not interrupt the firmware upgrade process.
  • STEP : 23 After the firmware upgrade process gets over,the Netgear router restarts automatically.
  • STEP : 24 Check if the issue has been If not, click the Call button provided on this web page.
  • STEP : 25 Our technical experts will provide assistance in resolving the Netgear router firmware upgrade failed problem.