firmware upgrade for linksys wrt54g
I just want to show you how to “firmware upgrade for linksys wrt54g ” upgrade the firmware on your Linksys router if you don’t want to go with dd-wrt and there’s a newer firmware version out there for your router, so normally what you do is you go to links Escom and you go to support and then it will ask you for your router model now your model number is on the bottom of the router itself it’s also displayed up here.
if you’re already at the page, but this one it’s a wrt54g it says that right below the links this logo on a sticker on the bottom and that’s important, it’ll ask you for that you enter that and then it’ll ask you for a version number the version number is usually following the model number, and is v8 standing for version 8 so that’s usually a drop-down box so you just select 8 and then you’ll be given a list of downloads and you download the firmware.
I’ve already done all that it’s that’s pretty straightforward so what you do is you go to your routers default IP address which I bartered done but I’ll do it again 192.168.1.1 ,and you’ll be presented with the basic setup page and you come over here to administration, then you choose firmware upgrade choose file,and then it’s gonna be this one most links most links is firmware files that you actually downloaded from Linksys are going to start with fw standing for firmware.
the model number and version number and then the firmware version number, so you select that click open and then you click upgrade and on chrome you can see down here your your percentage it’s saying it’s uploading it’s at 29% now and climbing ,so just wait for that and when it’s done it tells you you know upgrade is successful.
it’s rebooting you want to give it a good minute to two minutes or so and then you can go ahead and click continue and you’ll be returned back to the new basic setup page let’s see if it already takes us there not yet nope there it is and there you go and as you can see it is now 8.0 0.8 firmware version now why would you want to upgrade firmware well number one thing is bug fixes if you got problems you know with it crashing ,or something you know you have to reboot it a lot a firmware upgrade may or may not fix that that’s usually.
related to hardware ,but sometimes it’ll fix it or at least it’ll give you more time in between reboots also adding features you know adding 2 OS dynamic DNS you know numerous different features you know say they came out with a new wireless encryption mode you know that would show up in a firmware update usually.
If you do this firmware upgrade for linksys wrt54g, I mean there’s a lot of advantages ,and if you know you’re having problems with your router ,and you’re gonna in you know you call Linksys do this first cuz they’re gonna have you do it anyway, and you know it’s it’s a waste of time if you got them on the phone it’s not you wasting them their time it’s you having to listen to them longer so that’s that if you have any questions as always send us an email to helpfull tech vids it’s v ids at gmail.com and we’ll do our best to answer it thanks.
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