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You want to upgrade the firmware of the router .
 
Firmware is the software of the router.
 
Some times we need to upgrade the firmware of the router.
First download the Firmware of the router from the manufacturer's web site.
Please select the proper model number and version number while downloading.
 
Save it on the computer ( location - desktop) .
Before upgrading the firmware, make sure that your computer is connected to the router with the Ethernet cable.
Do not upgrade the firmware on a wireless computer .
If there is no computer connected to the router then you will need take extra cable and connect the computer to the router.
 
Open the router set up page.
Click Here to know how to open the set up page.
 
OK, so you have downloaded the Firmware of the router and you have the set up page of the router opened.
 
Now you can upgrade the firmware of the router.
 
 
For Linksys router

You will find ADMINISTRATION tab in the upper right hand corner.
click on the administration tab. just below the administration tab you will find firmware upgrade sub tab. Click on Firmware upgrade.
Now on this window you will find browse option. click on the browse button and select the firmware file that you have downloaded on the computer. after selecting the proper file click Upgrade. The upgrade process will start.
It may take 2 to 5 minutes.
once you upgrade the firmware of the router, unplug the power cable of the router , wait for 5 seconds and plug it back in.
 
 
For Netgear router
# Click Maintenance > Router Upgrade
# Click Browse and find the file you just downloaded.
# Click Upload. Do not interrupt the upgrade while the router does this step.
It may take 2 to 5 minutes.
once you upgrade the firmware of the router, unplug the power cable of the router , wait for 5 seconds and plug it back in.
 
 
For Belkin router

 Open a web browser on the computer.
 In the address bar of the web browser, type http://192.168.2.1 and press Enter on your keyboard.
Click Login in the upper right-hand corner of the page.
The router does not ship with a password, so just click Submit.
Click on "Firmware Update" toward the bottom of the left-hand menu.
Now on this window you will find browse option. click on the browse button and select the firmware file that you have downloaded on the computer. after selecting the proper file click Upgrade. The upgrade process will start.
It may take 2 to 5 minutes.
once you upgrade the firmware of the router, unplug the power cable of the router , wait for 5 seconds and plug it back in.
 
 
 
For D-link Router

Open the web interface of the router.
Go to TOOLS
Under tools you will find FIRMWARE.
Now on this window you will find browse option. click on the browse button and select the firmware file that you have downloaded on the computer. after selecting the proper file click Upgrade. The upgrade process will start.
It may take 2 to 5 minutes.
once you upgrade the firmware of the router, unplug the power cable of the router , wait for 5 seconds and plug it back in.
 
 


Now you have upgraded the firmware.

The process to upgrade the firmware might be different for different routers.
 
It is recommended that once you upgrade the firmware of the router, you should reset the router and reconfigure the router. Once you reset the router, it will come back to factory default settings. Press the reset button on the router. Press it and hold it down for 30 seconds. Wait for 30 seconds. Unplug the power to the router and plug it back in. Wait for 30 seconds.
Now reconfigure the router.
You can use the Easy setup Guide to reconfigure the router manually.
 





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