Same issue here, after the firmware update to 188.8.131.52.388 22237-g9120e16, tried to update to Firmware version 184.108.40.206.388.23012. This cause router to permanently reboot. Then add to go to factory reset and back to 220.127.116.11.388 22237-g9120e16, router recovered.
Now when attempting the update via web returns a error. Tried the manual update of Firmware version 18.104.22.168.388.22525, all seems to go as expected after the manual reboot when checking back the router is still on the firmware update to 22.214.171.124.388 22237-g9120e16.
It is working fine as far I can see but completely unaware if the security fixes are there or not, that is quite odd and unprofessional from asus.
Waiting for a new release and then will check if it is possible to update it.
Anyone else with this issue? Any solution found?
Well, I ran the 126.96.36.199.102.4856 for a while, then manually (no choice you have to as the 9 is seen as the latest vs 3) loaded 188.8.131.52.388.23012. Worked fine doing it stepwise this way. And yes I definitely see some issues connecting to the server somewhat often in the later BIOSes. Not sure if it’s an actual connecting issue or a bug in the BIOS, or both could be contributing…
I tried updating the firmware from the router ui, and it seemed to work, but when i checked the firmware version, it was the same as before.
So it didn't update the firmware.
Anyway, probably better to not try it again, i'm probably lucky that i can still connect to the internet.
Just for the record, i'm very unsatisfied with my ASUS ROG routers, as nothing seems to work as intended!
Last time i tried to update the firmware, it bricked my router and i had to send it back to amazon, and i was lucky that i could still exchange it!
Next router i buy won't be an ASUS for sure.
The reason i tried to update is because the wifi6e (6GHz) is not as fast as it should be. To my wifi6e (6GHz) pc it goes to about 500-600 Mbps, whereas it should get to mote than 1 Gbps.
Should i upload the firmware manually? But i'm worried that i might brick it AGAIN! Definitely NOT a user-friendly product!
loads of AXE16000 have this problem and there's no fix.
You will have to initiate an RMA if its still in warranty.
mostly its a problem going from a 386 to a 388,not heard of upgrading a 388 version problem
but then that just says the AXE16000 is not a good unit or asus have really frocked up on the FW scene