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ASUS RT-N53 Bricked - no recovery mode available

Discussion in 'ASUS N Routers & Adapters' started by Gabor, Oct 19, 2018.

  1. Gabor

    Gabor New Around Here

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    Hello Guys,

    I'd like to ask your kind help because it looks like I soft-bricked my RT-N53 ASUS Router while I tried to flash the latest https://advancedtomato.com/downloads/router/rt-n53 firmware over the stock ASUS FW (3.0.0.4.376_3754) because it was unstable (every day I had to reset to get back my WiFi signal).

    Currently only the POWER LED is working and it's not possible to put the router into Recovery Mode.
    It doesn't do anything when I push the reset button and also nothing happens if I turn off + on and keep pushing the reset button for over 1 min. Only just the POWER LED is working and that's all.

    Do you have any ideas what to try? Is there any other method to put the stock firmware back?
     
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  3. Pierino

    Pierino Very Senior Member

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    Serial recovery.
     
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