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This review is from: NETGEAR R7000 Nighthawk AC1900 Dual Band Wireless Gigabit Smart Home Router
Pros: Looks nice
Cons: Software, file throughput on Ethernet, intermittent outages.
Other Thoughts: for the first two months of ownership the Genie software wouldn't work, so tech support couldn't help me. Then, the support period ended, so tech support couldn't help me. File transfer throughput was always slow and tech support had no answers. Now the router is cutting out - both internet and Ethernet connections stop working at the same time. I would like Netgear to buy this router back. But since they won't, I just won't buy anymore Netgear products. That is a promise I keep- by the way - just ask GM.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: Very fast - can stream 3 movies to separate devices wirelessly.
Tech support is not technically competent.
Other Thoughts: I have to reboot router a couple times a week because the router loses its HARDWIRE connection to my server. There is no excuse for this. When the router loses its HARDWIRE connection to my server, the username and password no longer work. I then have to go through the setup routine again to get into the router. Then reboot.
Installing firmware was a mess. Wireless connection could not see server.
Tech support was not familiar with the product and had no idea how to solve my problem. When I asked about the firmware upgrade, which the owners manual recommends you do, the tech support rep stated “if it works, don’t fix it.” I pointed out that the owner’s manual says to keep the firmware current. This was only the beginning of a grueling hour. You know the uncomfortable feeling when tech support is guessing? That is exactly what these guys were doing. Between the router not working and the lack of technical competence at tech support, I am seriously considering returning the item and going with a different manufacturer. I can’t recommend this router – it takes too much time to operate.
Pros: It is an OEM cartridge.
Cons: Started leaking early into use.
Other Thoughts: Brother product support sent me a new one.READ FULL REVIEW