Netgear R7500 Router Firmware Update

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Date Added: July 16, 2015 / Release Date: July 13, 2015 / Publisher: Netgear / File Size: 22.8 MB
OS: Mac OS, Windows, Linux


Important Notice: Because of the wireless driver default settings is updated, please press the reset button more than five seconds to reset the router to factory default after the firmware update to avoid some compatibility issues.

New Features & Enhancements:

  • Updated 2.4GHz and 5GHz wireless driver settings to fix the wireless connection unstable issue and low performance with some wireless clients.
  • Enhanced the Samba performance for NTFS file system of HDD
  • Enhanced the Web management GUI response speed.

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed the issue where the Block Site function is not working (in V1.0.0.92 firmware).
  • Fix the issue where the Speedtest function is not working when WAN port is in PPPoE mode (in V1.0.0.92 firmware).
  • Fixed SOAP security issue.

Known issues & bugs & Limitation:

  • With regards to Apple’s Time Machine backup function, Nighthawk X4 R7500 Router only supports NTFS, EXT4, EXT3, EXT2, HFS+ in Journal, HFS+ in non-journal file system. R7500 does not support FAT16, FAT32 file format for Apple Time machine backup at the moment.
  • R7500 support maximum backup file size up to 500GByte now.

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