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    [Preview] 380.57 alpha test builds for all models

    Is it just me or is MAC IP binding not working anymore in this version? After a number of attempts and reboots, I finally got it to bind a new MAC to an IP. But strangely, it still shows it in the router as the old IP. And hostnames on the LAN page seem to be off. Also I'm still getting the...
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    RT-AC87U keeps locking up

    I can't put into words how angry it makes me that their solution to the crashing AC87U is to add a scheduled rebooter to the firmware. I mean that's literally the definition of giving up on your product. You know that expensive router you bought? Well we can't work out why it keeps locking up...
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    RT-AC87U keeps locking up

    Did you try with traffic analysis and QoS and all related features turned off? For me, It won't crash at all with this features disabled. But when they're enabled, just like you, some software will cause the router to crash/lock-up very quickly. In your case it was a game, in my case it's VPN...
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    [Preview] 380.57 alpha test builds for all models

    Tried it on my AC87U and about 30-60 mins later I got a 100% CPU (core 2) and it froze up. Couldn't connect wifi clients any more etc. I just happened to have the admin panel open when the CPU spiked and grabbed a screenshot. Doesn't really mean much though cos this piece of crap has been...
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    Asus RT-AC87U and Universal Media Server

    Doesn't work for me. Same as the print server. To be honest, I've had to disable all the special features of this router because it's so unstable. I can't get more than a day or two of uptime if I use any of the traffic analysis / QoS stuff. The VPN client is buggy as hell and usually ends up...
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    RT-AC87U keeps locking up

    I've found a sure fire way to cause the router to lock up. If I connect to a VPN server using an openvpn client on my laptop and then transfer large amounts of data, it pretty much guarantees a lockup. Sometimes after just a couple hundred meg, sometimes after a few gig. But It's always the...
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    RT-AC87U keeps locking up

    For anyone curious, I figured I'd go back to the original firmware and then the merlin firmware. Both turned the router into a turd again. With Merlin 378.56_2 it just locks up every day. The Asus beta 9.0.0.4.378_9110 still seems to be the most stable. As long as I don't enable any traffic...
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    RT-AC87U keeps locking up

    Same here, works perfectly but if I turn on traffic analyser it crashes after 2-12 hours. It seems the more traffic I have, the sooner it locks up.
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    RT-AC87U keeps locking up

    So for those that said the problem is related to traffic analyser. I think you might be right. I had nearly 2 days of uptime so I figured I'd try turn on the traffic analyser. After a couple of hours I noticed things were lagging a bit. After around 4 hours, the router locked up completely...
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    RT-AC87U keeps locking up

    I've had 21 hours uptime on the official Asus beta firmware 9.0.0.4.378_9110 It's still a bit too early to tell but I'm hopeful my problem may finally be solved! I used to consider a few months as decent uptime for my Apple router. I consider anything more than 4 days as a major success for...
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    Router crash, bottleneck or corrupted packets?

    I've been having similar issues with my AC87U and thinking about it, things got worse after I enabled 24/7 recording of my wifi cams to a NAS. Honestly, this router has been nothing but a disappointment. It looks like a frickin space ship with all those antennas and yet it gives worse wifi...
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    RT-AC87U keeps locking up

    Thanks, I'm going to try it out :) Adding a reboot scheduler is pretty much the definition of 'I give up, this device is a piece of crap'. I tested the hggomes firmware and wow does it make a difference! Everything is a lot more responsive. I haven't tested it long enough to know if it solves...
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    RT-AC87U keeps locking up

    Where's this new official ASUS beta that people are talking about? Maybe I'm blind but I can't find it on their official site or on the forum.. unless it's not as "official" as I'm thinking?
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    RT-AC87U keeps locking up

    Tried this earlier today and it's locked up again. I already had traffic analyser (stats) turned off but I've now also turned off apps analysis and turned off QoS. We'll see if that fixes the issue.
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    RT-AC87U keeps locking up

    Unfortunately I'm in the Philippines and returning stuff here is pretty much impossible. If it turns on and blinks then it's working. End of story. @Haggster I'll try your suggestion, thank you. I also tried putting my ISPs DSL modem into router mode so my Asus uses 192.168.1.x and grabs a...
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