How to Fix Fail Update Netgear EX7000 WiFi Repeater

Introduction

In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • How updating your Netgear Range Extender works.
  • How to resolve problems when attempting to manually update your Netgear Range Extender.
Before We Begin:
  • Have access to your Range Extender.
  • Have access to your desktop or laptop computer. 
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1 Power Cycle

  1. Push the power button on the back of your Range Extender. It will 'pop out', and the Netgear logo on top will turn off.
    Back of Range Extender with Power Button highlighted.
    Range Extender with Netgear logo highlighted.
  2. Wait ten seconds.
    Wait 10 Seconds
  3. Turn the power back on, and make sure the power light goes on.
    Back of Range Extender with Power Button highlighted.
    Range Extender with Netgear logo highlighted.
  4. Wait one minute for the Range extender to start back up fully.
    Wait 60 Seconds
  5. Make sure your smartphone, computer, or other device has re-connected to your Range Extender's Wi-Fi Network.

? Attempt to manually update your range extender - was the update successful?

  1. Yes
  2. No
  3. I'm unsure how to update

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In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • How updating your Netgear Range Extender works.
  • How to resolve problems when attempting to manually update your Netgear Range Extender.
Before We Begin:
  • Have access to your Range Extender.
  • Have access to your desktop or laptop computer. 
Netgear
  1. Push the power button on the back of your Range Extender. It will 'pop out', and the Netgear logo on top will turn off.
    Back of Range Extender with Power Button highlighted.
    Range Extender with Netgear logo highlighted.
  2. Wait ten seconds.
    Wait 10 Seconds
  3. Turn the power back on, and make sure the power light goes on.
    Back of Range Extender with Power Button highlighted.
    Range Extender with Netgear logo highlighted.
  4. Wait one minute for the Range extender to start back up fully.
    Wait 60 Seconds
  5. Make sure your smartphone, computer, or other device has re-connected to your Range Extender's Wi-Fi Network.
The next step is to factory reset and re-setup your Range Extender.
You will need to re-setup the Range Extender from the beginning, as if it were new.
We have a guide available to help you through the process.
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