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Brand new AC68U - Wifi Issues

Discussion in 'Asuswrt-Merlin' started by PSU_Dave, May 27, 2019.

  1. PSU_Dave

    PSU_Dave New Around Here

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    So I just picked up my new router and installed the Merlin 384.11_2 version as I read once the router updates its wifi with ASUS, it will no longer be changeable. I then went and copied my settings from my 68U over to my 86U but I'm having CONSTANT wifi issues on the new router. 2.4 and 5 are giving me no internet while I am able to use my ethernet internet just fine.

    I Read there are hits and misses with the router. Can anyone recommend a stable firmware version I can downgrade to while still getting both 2.4 and 5 signals stable?
    Thank you in advance
     
  2. ColinTaylor

    ColinTaylor Part of the Furniture

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    Your title says AC68U but the post says 86U, which is it?

    How did you copy your settings from the old router to the new? Did you do a factory reset after installing the Merlin firmware followed by manually entering your preferred settings?
     
  3. Smokindog

    Smokindog Regular Contributor

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    Copying setting files from the same router across firmware releases may not work and copying setting files from a different router is asking for issues.

    Do a complete reset and begin from scratch. Also, make sure you didn't accidentally hit the physical WiFi on/off switch on the router.