Would you like to perform a Netgear Router Reset? Then you need to know few basic things like what you can do after resetting the wireless router to default settings. Basically, users will do this step if the router behaves weird or unable to catch the changes that were already done to the modem. Sometimes firmware corruption will also make router not to work perfectly and resetting Netgear Router will not make any difference. In this current draft we will tell you the following things.
When to do a Netgear Router factory reset?
The following are the reasons why most of the clients will do a factory reset of the newly bought or old wifi routers.
Newly purchased router will get all default details and can be found in the documentation. Changing any of these details will make the device un-configurable. So, by performing a reset users can able to reconfigure the device properly.
Incase if you forget the old password to login at routerlogin.net page.
To change or reset default DNS.
To enable Wifi security.
To change the parental control
To control the MAC filtering.
How to identify firmware corruption?
When you see continuous blinking of green light then you can conclude it’s a firmware issue. But, do a factory reset of wireless Netgear Router before proceeding to update or firmware recovery. The entire process won’t actually take more than few minutes. We might guide you later with a best tutorial on how to fix green blinking light issue of Netgear Router.
Make sure to follow this checklist before performing a Netgear Router Reset to factory settings. It is better to troubleshoot the problem instead of doing all steps at a time. We might probably know what is the root cause of the issue that makes us to reset Netgear Wireless Router to default settings.