Updating firmware on dlink router

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As bugs are found and corrected, updated firmware is released.

Router manufacturers may also issue a firmware update to upgrade features such as outdated encryption modules or they might add entirely new security mechanisms that weren’t in previous versions of the firmware.

It is always recommended to install the latest available updates to keep your network safe and efficient.

Click the Download button to begin downloading the new firmware version, save it to your computer. Once the download is complete return to the D-Link router page and click the Choose File button. Locate and select the file you just downloaded and click Open. The firmware update will be uploaded to the router and the router will reboot.

Note: Before you continue with the upload make sure that you are using a computer that is connected directly to the router, no wireless connections please. After which you may see a page with a 15 second countdown.

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