How do I update the firmware on my DSL router?


Upgrading firmware (in most cases) will reset all settings backto defaults. This includes the login passwords, the IP address andInternet connection settings provided by your ISP. Please ensureyou have backed this information up before proceeding.

We recommend performing a reset to factory defaults after anyfirmware upgrade to avoid conflicts with prior configurations.

Do NOT upgrade firmware from a computerconnected wirelessly. Use a computer that connects to the routerusing an Ethernet cable. You may cause the router to becomeinoperable due to the wireless connection dropping while theupgrade is in process.

To upgrade the firmware of your router, you will first need todownload the required files from the D-Link Support page for thisrouter. After saving it to a local storage device (e.g. harddrive),you will have to unzip the file.

Once this is done, log in to the web configuration interface, goto the TOOLS or MAINTENANCE tab and click on the UPDATE FIRMWARE button on theleft-hand side. Click on Browse, browse to andselect the file that you saved before, then click on Update Firmware or Firmware.

The router will then copy the new firmware into its memory andperform the update, after which it will reboot. This will takeapproximately three minutes.


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