How to flash a DIR router?
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For any routers periodically go outFirmware updates designed to improve stability or add new features. D-Link's DIR series routers are no exception in this regard. How to reflash the DIR router with your own hands, you will learn from this article. Also you may be interested in articles How to flash DIR-300 and How to configure the D-link Dir-615 router.
Selecting the firmware version of D-Link DIR
Before installing on your router a newfirmware, you need to find out not only the name of the model, but also its revision: the fact is that the manufacturer periodically releases improved versions of the same model, differing in technical stuffing. It is very important to install the firmware for the model and revision that you have, otherwise you will simply disable the router.
Information about the model version is written on the labelon the bottom of the router - as a rule, this number is in the column "H / W Ver". For example, there are revisions DIR-615 K1 and DIR-615 K2 or DIR-300 NRU B1, DIR-300 NRU B2, etc. You can download the corresponding firmware from the official FTP server D-Link or from the site on the page dedicated to the specific model.
How to flash a DIR router: instruction
To flash a DIR router with downloaded firmware,disconnect from it all wireless devices and network cables except one - the one that the router is connected to the computer. Go to the web interface at http://192.168.0.1. If you have not been there yet, then login and password for the login is admin.
Open the "System - Software Update" section or"Maintenance - Firmware update". In some models, you need to open the "Advanced Settings" section and next to "System" press the green arrow, and then - "Software Update".
In any case, in the next step you need to pressClick the "Browse" button and select the downloaded firmware file. Then click "Update" or "Upload". The process of reflashing will begin. It is very important to wait patiently for its completion and in no case to disconnect the power of the router, otherwise it will fail.