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Level 1: Cadet

Nighthawk M1 Firmware update bricks device

I've just attempted the over the air update (8/8/17) as advised by email.
My device is now frozen "Updating device, please do not power off" and has been that way for over an hour.
I strongly recommend against doing the update. Tomorrow my device becomes a Telstra store's problem.

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Re: Nighthawk M1 Firmware update bricks device

There's always the risk of something going wrong with a firmware update on any device.

 

The update worked fine for me.

 

DId the Telstra store get you back up and running?

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Level 1: Cadet

Re: Nighthawk M1 Firmware update bricks device

Slow reply but why not!
Telstra took the device in, sent it to Netgear, just under 2 weeks later it was replaced.
New unit updated successfully!

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