Router switched mode automatically

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by MacBH928, Apr 14, 2018.

  1. MacBH928 macrumors 68030


    May 17, 2008
    I have a Netgear router that I use in router mode. For some odd reason I logged on admin page and found it to be operating in Access Point mode.

    Is this bug/error is normal behaviour by routers or have been someone tinkering with my router?
    Only I have the pass for the admin page.

    I did a factory reset and changed the password
  2. chscag macrumors 68030


    Feb 17, 2008
    Fort Worth, Texas
    Not normal behavior. It's possible the router had a firmware update that you may not have been aware of but that's unlikely. Might be time to consider buying another router if that one is getting along in years.
  3. MacBH928 thread starter macrumors 68030


    May 17, 2008
    This one is only 2years old, it functions as advertised, and I did update the firmware but I also reset it and set it up all again. I noticed this first when I tried and the admin page wouldn't load up.

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