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Make sure the power adaptor you are using is the correct one for the router. the adaptor will be labeled with an output voltage, make sure it matches the label on the router. In the case that the router requires the typical 5-volts, and you have connected a 9-volt, you may have made a brick.


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I understad that you need to powercycle the router for it to work. In this case, please note that this indicates failure with the router hardware. The only thing you can do now is upgrade the firmware on the router. You may check for firmware updates by visiting the site below:

http://kb.netgear.com/app/products/family/a_id/1296

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