Firmware Update: Netgear Nighthawk AC1900

Netgear released new firmware for its AC1900 Nighthawk Smart WiFi Router earlier this month. This router, also referred to as R7000, can send and receive data on both the 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands, and has a theoretical throughput of 1300Mbit/s. In addition, there are five gigabit Ethernet ports, one of which is on the wan side and the other four can be used internally. The version number of this firmware release is fixed at and the changes look like this:


  • Fixes security vulnerabilities. For more information about security vulnerabilities, visit


  • Fixes security issues.

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Release status Final
Website netgear
License type Freeware