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Looking for firmware for my WANSCAM

Question: Looking for firmware for my WANSCAM

So I bought this really nice outdoor camera by a company named WANSCAM. The thing works great, for about 2-3 hours, then it stops showing up in my ip camera list, and I can't connect to it. The only thing I can do is recycle the power, then it works perfectly for a few hours. I tried going to the manufacturers site, Chinese of course, for firmware, and there's nothing to be found. I sent an email to their support site, but I'm not holding my breath. The companies name is Shenzhen Qianguan Technologies LTD. Any ideas??

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Answer: Looking for firmware for my WANSCAM

Hi

Sadly many cameras from suspect branded Chinese makes are prone to faults and you have no recourse as the maker is from a factory city and not one like Canon, Nikon etc who you can find drivers and support from.

All I can suggest is to plug in the camera and then in Device Manager look for a USB device that matches the camera and uninstall it then unplug and replug in the camera and "maybe" Windows will re-install the driver again as sometimes some USB drivers become corrupt.

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Hello friends !

I have a Wanscam AJ C0WA-B116 which I have put in the wrong firmware. Ir diodes illuminate but do not get proper contact with the camera. Have tried various search tools and their contact with the camera with approx. 20 sec intervals. When I see the IP address on the screen for approx. 5 sec and is then gone again. It will take approx. 20 sec before I again get in touch. It continue like that all the time. Have tried pinging it's showed ip but get no reply. In a search program I pressured export when I saw it was in contact. Then I got up this: "1 AJ 169.78.32.56 00B8FB00EF3F". Have try to re-flash, but not any luck. Can anybody help me ? Thank you in advance for any help! Sorry for my bad English!

Regards from tdt58 in Norway.
 

Answer:Wanscam AJ C0WA-B116 help wrong firmware ??

Maybe this guide can help.. looks like you need to find the jumpers and upload the firmware directly...this is not your model but it may give you some idea.
http://www.gadgetvictims.com/2009/12/bring-your-fi8908w-paperweight-back-to.html
another place to look
http://www.openipcam.com/forum/index.php
 

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i have recently changed internet provider and my ip cams need changing too but i dont have the software on disc anymore so cant link my cams to the internet.
 
Anyone have the Wanscam software that comes on the disc that they could post so i can download?
or maybe just the search tool software?
 
thanks in advance
i have tried wanscam, got the pc client software but the search tool part isnt there, i have emailed them but have not got a reply

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i have recently changed internet provider and my ip cams need changing too but i dont have the software on disc anymore so cant link my cams to the internet.
 
Anyone have the Wanscam software that comes on the disc that they could post so i can download?
or maybe just the search tool software?
 
thanks in advance
i have tried wanscam, got the pc client software but the search tool part isnt there, i have emailed them but have not got a reply

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Anyone have some experience setting up on of these IP cameras? Got mine working up to the point of alarm settings and FTP. Perhaps setting up other brands would be of some help. As can be expected their manual and instructions can sometimes be difficult to interpet.

It sends pictures to my email address upon detecting motion but it's either too much or too little.
 

Answer:Wanscam security cameras

Well after much browsing, cussing and d/l several manuals I have most everything running. Should be able to access from any computer now. What I haven't mastered yet is FTP service.

Been quite an experience.
 

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I am trying to coble together two non-working Zen Xtras into a working one. I receive a message: "Firmware Problem," and am instructed to reload the firmware. When I attempt to do so, the firware does not recognize the device although the device shows up in My Computer as a Zen Xtra. I have reloaded the drivers. When I attempt to reinstall the firmware, it states that it cannot detect the device and please connect it now. How do I resolve this lack of recognition?
 

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Is it possible to replace a routers firmware w/ something other than the original firmware to update from wep encryption to wpa encryption and all the other features that these new routers have? If so is this hard to do and is there a big risk or really screwing things up?
 

Answer:Replacing router Firmware w/ third party Firmware?

nope its easy, and as long as your smart and follow the few basic guildlines very unlikely chance of damaging the router. Biggest suggestion is never do the update via wireless as if you loss signal or what not could loose a bit of data for the router update.
 

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I was prompted to update my Battery firmware I have a genuine battery in my Thinkpad edge E520 that is out of warrenty The firmware failed and disabled the battery so it is no longer operating How do i reverse this firmware or disable the battery bios check?

Answer:Battery firmware has just killed my battery. How do you justify pushing firmware that does this?

Hi, welcome to the forums.
 
Here it is the support site link for your model just in case.
 
I'm guessing that the computer is booting but the battery does not provide any charge, right?
 
I did not have that issue, but I'm just guessing, What will happen if you apply the battery firmware update again? You can download it manually from the support site: "Lenovo Battery Firmware Update Utility for Windows 10 (32-bit, 64-bit), 8.1 (32-bit, 64-bit), 8 (32-..."
 
This is what it cames to my mind right now, I hope it helps.
 
Regards

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Question: HDD firmware

I have a broken HDD and i'm trying to get parts,how do find out the firmware of the thing?Its a WD passport.It says nothing on the disc.

Answer:HDD firmware

Same drive?  http://www.computerhope.com/forum/index.php/topic,113665.msg761193.html#msg761193They are not repairable, where would you expect to find parts?

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I'm on DP 8.1.1. With the recent release of cyan for DP users, does any one know if doing the cyan update would take me back to 8.1? Or will it just slap on the firmware alone and still leave me on my current version?

Answer:Firmware only or Firmware with 8.1?

It will leave you at 8.1.1. It is simply a firmware update to Cyan for Lumia devices.

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Question: Firmware

I recently purchased an nVIDIA 6200AGP8x 350MHz Graphics Card with 512MB For an eight year old Dell Dimension 4600i (P4, 3G HT with a 128 card). As I didn?t think I was getting the full benefit of the new card I checked in BIOS. The maximum it goes to is 256 so I looked the Dell site and saw there were 4 updates, one being video, ok so I downloaded it, and then stopped. I have had a bad experience with firmware (a Plextor drive that refused to work after an update) as a result I am not sure whether to go ahead or not. Ok pathetic but please humour me, do the risks out way the benefits.
Oh, re. the HP on this PC, I noticed it is disabled in BIOS sorry better for a new thread perhaps.
Dave

Answer:Firmware

Now lets see if I understand. You have replaced the the original graphics card with a nVIDIA 6200AGP8x 350MHz Graphics Card.
From the Dell web site it only shows one update for the Bios but it does not state what it was for so should not be used.
Although it does have several driver updates for graphics cards these are not for the new card you have installed and should not be used. Go to the nVidia web site for new updated drivers.
From my memory the bios does not indicate how much memory the graphics card uses. I could be wrong.

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Question: What is firmware

I have recently had trouble with Genie-Soft backup software. They tell me I need to back up my firmware. I am not sure what they mean by this and their explanation hasn’t helped me.

I have Nero 5.5.10.9 installed on my computer and my CD-RW Burner is Imation. I used the Nero Info tool which showed [1.0] G:\CD-RW CDR 6S52 in the top left of the box and Type: CD-RW Recorder and Firmware Version: CDR 6S52.

I went on to the Nero site which states they will not accept responsibility for any firmware updates.

I haven’t a clue what I’m supposed to do now. It’s taken me ages to get this far and in all honesty, I don’t really know what I am doing. Is the firmware update supposed to be for Nero or Imation. Can anyone help me?

My OS is WinXP Pro

Joe
 

Answer:What is firmware

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Question: DVD Firmware

how do I find out what version of firmware is in use with my LiteOn DVD recorder?

Answer:DVD Firmware

DvdInfo tells you this and much more. click here

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Question: Firmware?

I saw the phrase firmware tossed about on a message. What exactly is it?
 

Answer:Firmware?

Firmware is half software, half hardware. Usually it is software embedded permanently into a piece of hardware. Such as the software that runs a digital camera, or drives a USB networking cable.
 

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Hello all,

I am looking for Firmware for DI-614+ wireless router. When I use WEP encryption, no wireless client (laptop) can connect. I have also tried the latest firmware I can get from D-Link. I hoping to use this with my TFCko box or as my access point for my laptop.

If I cannot use it as wireless access point. Is there a firmware hack to make it a wireless client or a repeater?

Thanks for any ideas

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TFCDealer
Looking for TFCko (Pinoy Channel) deals? Connect to http://www.TheFilipinoChannel.ca
 

Answer:Looking for Firmware for DI-614+

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Question: firmware

How do I find out what firmware my DVD rw has at the moment it's a Pioneer 112D running XP pro and would it be worth a firmware update.
 

Answer:firmware

XP is dead. Microsoft just killed it. So it depends on how long you plan to keep XP. From now on we can buy Vista or Vista. :cry
 

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Question: DVD firmware

How do I download a firmware update for my Liteon DVD drive.I purchased in Dec 03, it was manufactured Oct 03.

Answer:DVD firmware

click here

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Question: What is Firmware

Hi thereGoing through the list of drivers available on the Toshiba site for my computer, I found one called Firmware. It won't let me copy it, it wants to instantly install itself. What is Firmware and what does it do?

Answer:What is Firmware

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Question: WD 800 JB Firmware

I went to WD's website and was looking for a firmware update. Where is it on the webpage, don't trust other pages. My firmware on my WD800JB is 77.07w77 Just for the record. Please let me know if I have missed it or a safe site to get an update for it. Thanks Everyone
 

Answer:WD 800 JB Firmware

Plus I have a Pioneer DVD-117 Rom and looking for a firmware update.
 

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Question: firmware

i have a netgear dg834gt router how do i find out what version of firmware i have.xp pro.thanks.

Answer:firmware

I dont have that particular device so can only surmise it will be in the cfg pages somewhere,accessed by http:// IP address

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Question: Firmware

Please could somebody tell me which of these can be considered firmware. 1) 3.5" floppy disk 2)Hard Disk 3) Flash BIOS 4) Word Documents

Answer:Firmware

IMHO bios flash, the rest are counted as hardware, except the word doc which is a file.What is this a test???

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Question: firmware

I am fresh out of college, and seem to have found a job where I am in way over my head. My employer knows it though, and just expects me to try my best.... anyway heres the question, even though it seems dumb...
When using C, does a hexadecimal Number refer to the memory address (AKA a register or part of the the memory or a port), or does it simply refer to the number itself?

Eg:
ulData = ulMemPos + 0x20;
does this mean add the hexadecimal value of 20-- or to add twenty memory addressing to it?
 

Answer:firmware

just a number
 

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Question: Firmware for an AP

I have a couple of DLink 900AP's. One has the standard DLink firmware but the other has some specialist firmware for use with a commercial WiFi network.Does anyone know if it's possible to download the non-standard DLink firmware from the 900AP - so I can flash it to my other 900AP?

Answer:Firmware for an AP

No; I think you'd have to find it on the net. Search for whatever info you have even just its revision number. You can usually make backups of router/AP configurations, of course, but although the firwmare is sometimes saved along with it, it may not accept being ported across and you'd lose the other AP's settings in so doing.

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Question: firmware

my laptop has trouble with dvd playign.. do i need to get "firmware" its a dell inspiron the firm ware for this would be ud25 .. where do i get it from and what is this,, do u reckon this cud be why my lappy hates dvd playing.. yours confused craig..xx

Answer:firmware

Unlikely to be firmware, possibly a missing video codex, but difficult to say. What exactly happens when you try to play a DVD, my Inspiron plays them with the preloaded Cybercom PowerDVD player.

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Question: firmware

my grandson as a mp3 player he wants to upgrade with firmware i found the firmware for his model at the mpman site downloaded it in a zip file but there wasn't any instructions on the site or in the file on how to install can anyone advise Thank you Dave

Answer:firmware

If you have not unzipped it, do that now, there may/should be a file, normally called README.txt (if not look for any file with a .txt etention). Hopefully this file will have instructions on how to use it, if not, let us know the name of the mp3 player and someone prob can sort your prob.Hope this helps.

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Question: What is firmware?

Can someone explain firmware to me? Is that the OS that is downloaded and run on a phone, laptop etc? I see news articles about firmware, but gimme a break I'm a newbie. I need a definition lol

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Question: firmware

how do i tell what version of firmware is used for my msi cd-rw, help appreciated

Answer:firmware

You could try this click here direct link to download click here

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Question: what is firmware

what does firmware do

Answer:what is firmware

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I have a Intel 510 ssd and I looking to add another ssd. Can you have both if they have different firmware. I'm looking at several including Intel 320.
Will this confuse the motherboard bios or Windows 7?

Answer:2 SSD's 2 Different firmware?

I don't think it will give any problems just because of firmwares. After all, it's entirely internal to each device. As long as each one has the proper drivers and the motherboard recognizes each one, they should work.

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Question: DVD-RW firmware?

Hi,Just bought and installed an LG DVD-RW. Where do I find the firmware details in XP? Device manager? I have looked in all the places I know to look but cannot locate this.Can anyone help?Cheers!Tj_El

Answer:DVD-RW firmware?

Cheers crx1600. Nero infotool did the job. :-))Tj_El

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Question: Firmware

I was having trouble with my CD-RW, so I updated the firmware and it fixed the problem. However, when I updated the firmware - The CD-RW was on a different PC. So, now that I am moving it back into my PC... Will I have to update the firmware again? If I remember correctly... It saves it to the actual hardware. Correct me if I am wrong plz. Thx.

Answer:Firmware

You shouldnt have too...

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Question: ARC FIRMWARE

It would appear that each time on boot it attempts to boot from Floppy A:When I press F8 and go into the disk boot section and change it to boot from ST340014A [Hard drive] (40.02 GB) -- drive 0, s/n 5JX99PPP, rev 3.06, SMART Status: HealthyIt boots up OK then for that occasion but each time I reboot I have to follow the same procedure and change it from Floppy to HD.ST340014A Once I change it to the correct boot drive it should hold there until I change it but it is reverting back to Floppy A each time I reboot instead......regardless

Answer:ARC FIRMWARE

Have you tried resetting your boot device in the bios?Is your clock keeping good time?

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Question: which firmware ?

i have just fitted a dvd writer to my system which was oem how can i tell what firmware it is using...thanks

Answer:which firmware ?

Look in Device Manager, find the drive and click properties and settings.

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Hi, I have a sony cd-rw crx216E I've had it for about 2 years does it need to be upgraded with firmware the driver seems to be working ok, also can you tell me what on the fly means.
 

Answer:Do I need firmware?

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Question: What is Firmware ?

Answer:What is Firmware ?

on my startup (with my new MS6334 Motherboard) Iget the message ' NEW HARDWARE FOUND FIRMWARE 'do I need to load a driver for this? ( whatever it is) and does anybody know if its an importantpiece of kit that my computer cannot do without?I have found that my mouse pointer always has the egg timer next to it and I can't do a thing withmy computer, could this have anything to do withthis FIRM thing whatever it is? Please help.

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hi!

Can anyone tell me what is firmware?

Answer:what is a firmware?

Firmware - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia






Quote:
In electronic systems and computing, firmware is a term often used to denote the fixed, usually rather small, programs and/or data structures that internally control various electronic devices. Typical examples of devices containing firmware range from end-user products such as remote controls or calculators, through computer parts and devices like hard disks, keyboards, TFT screens or memory cards, all the way to scientific instrumentation and industrial robotics. Also more complex consumer devices, such as mobile phones, digital cameras, synthesizers, etc., contain firmware to enable the device's basic operation as well as implementing higher-level functions.


Better than I can explain it.
Click Wiki link above for more info.
Mike

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Question: firmware

Hican any of you bright people out there tell me how to save the original firmware of a drive before flashing with an updated one.

Answer:firmware

Most firmware updaters have the option to 'Save Old version' before flashing the new one.

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Question: dd-wrt firmware

hi guys I was just wondering. What is dd-wrt? I keep hearing it coz my router supports dd-wrt firmware from a third party but i don't know what it is. I know I should not mess around with things i dnt know but i'm just wondering what it is. Thx
 

Answer:dd-wrt firmware

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Question: DVD+/-RW firmware

Hello all: does anyone have the latest firmware dowload link for a NEC ND-3530A HH 16X DVD+/-RW drive for my old dell 3000 desktop... I don't have any warranty left on it so I cannot download the latest firmware download from the site...
 

Answer:DVD+/-RW firmware

Here is a site for alternate - modified firmwares:
http://tdb.rpc1.org/
 

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Question: what is firmware?

So I fried my hard drive and I am looking for a replacement, I found several that are the same model except the firmware is different. What is firmware, mine says firmware: 3.64
Does the replacement have to be the same firmware? This is my master drive
 

Answer:what is firmware?

Lets start with http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Firmware
Basicly its a os for a device thats built in.
 

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Hi,I recently bought my first CD burner. It's a Sony Spessa USB Plus CRX100E/X2 drive. I found out that it can't quite burn an entire 80 min/700MB disk, but that there is supposedly a firmware update that fixes it. I downloaded a firmware update program from Sony's website (found here), and flashed the drive with the default firmware file (CDRW0008.BIN), but it didn't seem to do anything except change the driver to an EEPROM driver. I switched back to the original driver, and it was as if I had never done anything...The firmware program came with another BIN file, ZERO.BIN, so I tried flashing that. I guess that was a mistake, because now the drive doesn't work at all - it's recognized as a "non-specific QT processor with JG". I tried changing the driver back to the original again, but this time Windows won't use it. It just says that there are no compatible drivers for the device. I tried to flash the firmware with the program from Sony again, but now it doesn't recognize the drive as being compatible, so it won't flash it.I was hoping to get some support from Sony, but they informed me that I would have to pay more than I paid for the drive in the first place to get support. So, I hope someone here might have an idea of how I can fix it.

Answer:Is there any way to fix this firmware?

That is why the smarter people here do NOT recommend firmware or BIOS updates lightly. You can end up with a doorstop and no recourse. If the product is still under warranty and doesn't do what is advertised, take it back for a return or replacement with something that does.

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Question: DVD Firmware

I have been advised to update my DVD firmware but cannot find what make it is. Going into Device Manager tells me the model number (MT1316B BDV212B) but the manufacturere is 'standard CD-ROM drives'. Any ideas anyone?

Answer:DVD Firmware

Some info click here=

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Question: firmware?

I heard someone use the word firmware the other day and wondered what the heck it is. After checking out the definition on www.webopedia.com I am still a little confused on the subject. Anyone care to explain this to me? Please?

Answer:firmware?

well i understand it as a piece of software build into hardware. Examples of firmware are: bios's, video bios's etc.

There is a way of upgrading firmware in hardware like DVD burners to make them faster or burn dual layer.

Wayne

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Question: OEM DVD Firmware

Dvd disk drive won't run DVD's. Makes alot of clicking, spinning noises but wont read disks. Went to HKEY areas and changed some things recom by other forums. Didn't work. Told needed firmware upgrade. Unable to find firmware for Optiarc DVD RW AD-7530A ATA Device because as near as I can find it's an OEM Device. Went back to Gateway(Notebook Manufacturer) and they don't have. Any suggestions? Ifu can't fix, I guess u install a new DVD Device or a new Notebook.
Was also told by Gateway I needed a Codec upgrade.
 

Answer:OEM DVD Firmware

The codec pack is easy enough- Techspot has what you need here http://www.techspot.com/downloads/775-klite-codec-pack-full.html
Install and then try running the discs.

How does the drive show up in the Device Manager ? No exclamation mark in a yellow triangle?
What DVD's won't it run-commercial (retail) movies, or discs you are attempting to burn ? If the latter, what brand of discs.

If it definitely requires a firmware update then it seem's you're out of luck as there are none as far as I can tell.
 

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Question: firmware

i am thinkin off flashing my firemware on my dvd burner are there any risks involved

Answer:firmware

Only risk is that you might completely wreck the drive.Flashing of firmware is not for the faint hearted,or the unsure.You must be 100% certain the file you want (firmware) is definately for your particular model drive.

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Face it, CD/DVD/BLU-RAY all use firmware on their drives, digital cameras use it, USB uses it, video cards on computers use it; pretty much every different kind of hardware I can think of uses firmware.

Firmware is burned program code and data, so all hardware needs program code and data memory to execute.

Aside from programming for hardware directly, all hardware seems to have burned program code in one way or another.

Mice devices/point and click devices have firmware, keyboards, etc.

Is there any hardware that doesn't use firmware?
 

Answer:Does all hardware need firmware?

The speakers plugged into the computer (unless they are USB).

A basic desk lamp.
 

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Does anyone know where I can get a download firmware update for a Sonicwall Pro 320 - wbesides from going through the support.sonicwall.com.

Thanks!
 

Answer:Firmware for Sonicwall Pro 320

Why not go through the support.sonicwall.com site? Thats where I get my updates to my sonicwall.
 

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Should I get new firmware for my router? v1.02.5 build 002
Thanks!
 

Answer:New firmware for WRT54G?

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Hi folks!

I have a Sony VAIO computer with a DVR-108 DVD burner installed. The current firmware available is 1.19, but the firmware on my drive is 1.10. For some reason, I am unable to upgrade the firmware using the firmware installer software. Normally I wouldn't worry too much about it, but my drive supports burning at 16X speeds with DVD+R discs, and I am only getting 4X burn speeds with the 16X discs I bought! (and yeah, they are good quality media!)

I actually get 12X speeds with my 8X discs, but am getting 4X speeds with 16X discs! what a mess!

I have done my share of googling to figure out how to flash the firmware, but nothing seems to help - it's a little overly complicated for me! When I run the installer, it tells me that the device is not found. Argh!

does anyone have anything to offer that might help?

thanks in advance!

David in Athens, Ohio
 

Answer:Cannot flash my DVR-108 to 1.19 firmware!

Are you sure you're using the correct firmware? There are several flavors...
 

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Question: Router Firmware

I am wondering what firmware I can flash on my new Hitrontech modem for extra security.
 

Answer:Router Firmware

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Question: firmware upgrade

i've downloaded a firmware upgrade from the pioneer site, but when i run it, it says 'Available target is not found'.

Any ideas please.

Thanks for reading...
 

Answer:firmware upgrade

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Question: Linksys Firmware

Hey All,

I have a linksys WRT54G router and was wondering what your thoughts were on firmware that could keep all the normal functionality of the Linksys firmware and all the possibility of assigning public ip's to different ports.

DSL Extreme gives me 5 ips and currently I connect to the DSL Extreme service through the Static IP option on my router, but I would like to have each computer in my home connect from a different IP so they can each server different purposes. I prefer one of the free firmwares, but if a paid one is that much better, than why not.

TIA
 

Answer:Linksys Firmware

The router isn't going to assign public IP addresses to your machines. The only way to do that would be to connect each machine to the Internet directly, obviously not the best choice.

Alternatively you could connect your Internet connection to a LAN port on the router and just use it as a switch, but that would be the same as hooking each PC to the Internet directly.

To do 1 to 1 NAT, what you want to do I assume, requires a router with a bit more intelligence, like a Cisco 800 series.
 

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I have just noticed a reference where a person needs to update his DVD-RW firmware to a more recent version in order to be able to burn a specific type of disk. I think I am right in thinking that the firmware is burned into the device itself, in this case a DVD writer? Anyway assuming I am right, if you were to download a firmware update in the form of a zip file, when you extract it how would the data know where to go? In other words when you normally extract a zip file you are given the option of installing it to a specific part of your hard drive like your download folder for example. Just out of curiosity, would the firmware data know that it has to go on the DVD-RW EPROM chip? I assume it's an EPROM chip?I have never had the need to do this myself but I am intrigued by the method of how it is actually achieved! Anyone out there who has ever updated their firmware and if so is it an easy thing to do or do you have to be technically minded? I appreciate your help.

Answer:Updating CD/DVD ROM firmware

You will need to download not just the firmware update but also a small program to run it.The update run program is usually also on the manufacturers site.I did this for My BTC DVD burner in my old computer.Rember the old adage."IF IT AINT BROKE DONT TRY AND FIX IT".A failed firware uodate can render the equipment useless.

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I have Aspire E 14. Last night, I saw I have 1 critical update for firmware v1.17. When I clicked the update button it just says "updating" It just goes on and is not stopping. I closed the portal and a window appears saying reflashing. I saw it did reflash up to 100%, but why won't the critical update notification disappear on Acer Care Center portal? I also checked update history and the firmware is not yet included. I tried it again the next morning, clicked the update button, but still, it just says updating and can go on until you close the portal.  Any solution? Did my Aspire really did reflash? It seemed nothing has changed. Thanks in advance!

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I received my router with the 1.11 firmware. Has anyone had any experience with later firmware versions? D-Link just released v 1.22. Is it worth flashing to the newer versions? Any benefits over the older version? Any problems with SecureSpot?

Thanks for the insight.
 

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i need to downgrade my firmware for my linksys befsr41 to 1.39, i have the most current firmware at the momentr and it sucks . Can anyone enlighten me on how i should go about this?
 

Answer:how do i downgrade my firmware?

Here are the instructions from linksys
 

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A friend of mine with a laptop installed Firmware on her DVD-ROM drive, and tried to copy something, and now her whole computer is out of whack. It has trouble loading up, and it doesn't recognize her DVD-ROM drive. I tried doing an upgrade install, but that didn't help-the only other thing I can think of is to do a fresh install of Windows, but even that might not work. Otherwise, we'd have to send in the computer and have them remove the drive and install a new one (it's not removable, it's fixed). It's a Gateway computer running XP PRO

Any ideas on what to do? thanks
 

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Just got a new LG4163b. How essential is it to update the firmware, mine has a102, latest is a105, but the LG web site says if you don't do it right you can trash the unit. any views on this appreciated.

Answer:DVD writer firmware

you do not normally have to update the firmware unless you are having problems as it says you can definately trash your drive if you do not do it righr

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I have a qsi cdrw/dvd sbw-241 in a hp pavilion laptop - XP. I cant burn anything anymore. This happened before and customer service had me reformat from the recovery disks, which i dont want to repeat. I have found a patch which i need to run from dos after using a boot disk. I made a boot diskette then transferred it to CDr on another computer so i could run it on my computer. Changed the boot order to CD first in bios but windows still loads. I tried a USB floppy drive with the boot disk itself (boot disk worked on another computer) and it tried to work but gave me a i/o error message.

My question is should i get a new floppy, is there something i can do to make a CD work as a boot disk, should i reformat, should i get a new cd drive or what? Thanks in advance for the help.
 

Answer:Unable to fix my CR-R firmware

the patch is at etna.rpc1.org/qsi/index.html
 

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Question: Updating firmware

I bought a dell xps 13 and got it one week ago. Tonight i got a message that dell updates had to be installed.
The computer restarted and started a EC BIOS update. After a short while it froze while updating the firmware.
It's been frozen for about 2 hours. I don't seem to be able to do anything. Please help

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basically

i have 2 Samsung EVO 840 in RAID '0' - this prevents me from upgrading the firmware (there is a new one)

but worst off all SFC / SCANNOW (both in windows 7 x64 and safe mode) say that it found problems but could not fix them?

ive been told that the SSD(s) could be on their way out - the computer seems to work fine and AS SSD reports 1020MB/s / 780MB/s / 160,000IOPS

im just concerned about this SFC issue and not being able to upgrade the firmware (as its RAID and not recognized)

can any one help

thanks
 

Answer:SSD issue with new firmware and SFC

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my internet connection is constantly crashing (about once every half and hour ) on my computer none of the other computers on the network seem to suffer from this ...i ran multiple spy/addware scans and scanned with nod32....nothing found tried highjackthis here are results...Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\devldr32.exe
C:\Program Files\AIM\aim.exe
C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\SpybotSD.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\conor watson\Desktop\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://google.com/
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\PROGRA~1\SPYBOT~1\SDHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {5C8B2A36-3DB1-42A4-A3CB-D426709BBFEB} - (no file)
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [SpybotSD TeaTimer] C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exe
O9 - Extra button: AIM - {AC9E2541-2814-11d5-BC6D-00B0D0A1DE45} - C:\Program Files\AIM\aim.exe
O16 - DPF: {6414512B-B978-451D-A0D8-FCFDF33E833C} (WUWebControl Class) - http://v5.windowsupdate.microsoft.c...ls/en/x86/client/wuweb_site.cab?1079917728718

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Answer:first firmware update

Firmware upgrade procedures for a router firmware upgrade should be thoroughly documented in your router's user manual and on the manufacturer's website.
 

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Question: firmware reverse??

running XP w/ sp3
Lite -on DVDrw sohw 1633s

I had intermittent problem so update firmware from BSOC to BSOY from Lite-on webpage now dvd will only burn 726MB??? Can I undo firmware or is this something else??
 

Answer:firmware reverse??

You typically cannot downgrade a firmware installation. Some installers offer an option to save the original firmware, and can downgrade, but most do not.

In any case, partially burning wouldn't be a firmware issue. Faulty drive, media, or a burning application issue.
 

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I have Aspire E 14. Last night, I saw I have 1 critical update for firmware v1.17. When I clicked the update button it just says "updating" It just goes on and is not stopping. I closed the portal and a window appears saying reflashing. I saw it did reflash up to 100%, but why won't the critical update notification disappear on Acer Care Center portal? I also checked update history and the firmware is not yet included. I tried it again the next morning, clicked the update button, but still, it just says updating and can go on until you close the portal.  Any solution? Did my Aspire really did reflash? It seemed nothing has changed. Thanks in advance!

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I have tried to install a game from dvd rom but disc wont load and is not recognised,it just clicks.Its done this with two seperate versions of the game.All other cds and dvds work perfectly.I have tried with Dma switched on and off and various other settings,but it makes no difference.Drive is LG GDR-8161Bd about three years old.I have looked for more updated firmware for this,but with no success,though I am not sure if this is the solution.Anyone any idees?

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Anyone have any suggestions?

I want to take advantage of the untapped capabilities of my Linksys wrt54g, but can't get a decent opinion of either DD-WRT or HyperWRT. (much less any of the other 3rd party firmware avaliable...)

Any Google search or forum search tells me what people use or recommend, but not really why.

Just tapping the communitiy for any practical experiences.
 

Answer:Which wrt54g firmware?

so far I've liked the sveasoft firmwares... but his blatantly anti-GPL practices put me off.
 

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How do i check what firmware my LG 4160B has and also how do i update it?

Thanks for any help
 

Answer:How can I upgrade firmware?

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Well, I decided to take a look at my dad's router settings to see if I could improve them in any way shape or form. And I found out his Firmware was grossly out of date (2003!) so I decided to update the firmware. Well I can't, for the life of me find the MFing firmware update for this thing! I search it on Microsoft's website and all the links lead to their 404 page. A little help pelase?
 

Answer:Microsoft MN-500 Firmware...

I believe microsoft stopped supporting their networking equipment. I have that same router and my firmware is from october of 2003.
 

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Question: Firmware Update

Could someone please tell me the manufacturing web site for MATSHITA CD-ROM CR-586 and OPTORITE CD-RW CW4802 so that I could do a firmware update??????????????????????????????????????????
 

Answer:Firmware Update

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Question: netgear firmware

I have the Netgear MR814 (v1) router, and it's not working like it used to. The IP Reservation interface has become messed up, so that now I can't use it... the port forwarding is messed up, too. Also, it won't allow my xbox to log on to xbox live, like it used to, unless I fiddle with the settings every time I use it.
I've got the latest firmware installed. I just went and checked to make sure.

My question is: Will reinstalling the firmware do anything? Also, are there any 3rd party firmwares out there for this router?
 

Answer:netgear firmware

My only suggesting would be to grab the manual for it and find out how to reset it completely. If nothing has changed then Firmware upgrades will not likely do anything.
 

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Question: Lite-On Firmware

I've just this day got my lovely new Lite-ON SOHW-1673S. So I bought myself some Memorex DVD-R's to burn some stuff off, & to my suprise, the disc's are supported. Sorry, the brand's -R discs aren't supported. I have a Memorex DVD+R which has been burnt onto by a friend (who also has a Lite-On drive, be a earlier drive) and that worked fine.But my reason for asking for guidence is that I went onto the LiteOn website for the firmware update so my drive would support more media, but I can't seem to download the update. The link for the .zip file just send you in a loop! The link is...click hereI don't understand what Im doing wrong. So if anyone knows of anywhere else I can get this update, I'd be most greatful! Thank You

Answer:Lite-On Firmware

LiteOn firware upgrade is very easy

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Question: WRT54G Firmware

Hey guys.
After some thinking on the matter, I've come to the decision that I'll at least TRY to keep my wrt54g and get it working. However, I've heard a bunch of talk about using aftermarket firmware. I was wondering what one you guys would recommend. I've seen stuff about both Sveasoft firmwares, as well as several others. I'm in the dark as to what to go with.

Any advice?
-Ghent
 

Answer:WRT54G Firmware

Sveasoft - if you want a lot of features and a fruity GUI
OpenWRT - if you want even more feature but a command line interface (unix users tend to like this one)
HyperWRT - if you only want increased TX power over the stock firmware
DD-WRT - if you like the Sveasoft firmware but think the guy that runs the company is an ass (he is)

Also, if you have a version 4 unit, you're pretty much stuck with openwrt.
 

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I have a SpeedTouch 530 modem router and have just downloaded new firmware (version 4.2.5, as it happens). It is a .bin file. Stupid question: what do I do now? Is there a Windows file I should be pasting it into? Am I supposed to open it? - but when clicked the file doesn't open because there is no program available to do it. There is no guidance in the manual. Ideas welcome.

Answer:Installing firmware

This may help click here

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Anyone have the older firmware for a Linksys WRT150N? The current one is 1.01.9 but it's giving me all sorts of problems.
 

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i reformatted my computer with Windows XP Professional a few nights ago. i've been slowly reinstalling my programs and making sure everything else worked right. found out this morning that my Optorite DVD RW DD0405 won't play DVDs at all. i've looked all over the net for the firmware and can't find it. the places i have found links to download it take me to the Optorite site and apparently it's not up anymore. anybody got any ideas where i can find it?

also, i read that most people that updated the firmware from 150E to 160E had major problems afterward. anybody had this problem?
 

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Question: Firmware update

Hello, I have recently purchased an "Onyx Portable Media Player" by "Mach Speed Technologies". I installed the included drivers and software and am currently upgrading the firmware. The update window says "SigmaTel MSCN Firmware", so I'm assuming it's licensed by SigmaTel. It's updating from version 000.000.000 to 880.282.433. The window's progress bar seems to be stuck at "Initializing", with no advances made in the main progress bar but the smaller one constantly filling and then refilling. Is this just going to take a long time or is there something wrong?

I can provide a screenshot if needed.
 

Answer:Firmware update

Is this the media player firmware or motherboard?
Why did you feel the need to upgrade the firmware?
 

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Question: Hitachi Firmware

Can anyone help, I need to download the latest firmware drivers for my Hitachi GD-8000 CD/DVD Rom drive. I have tried Hitachi?s web site without success. Thanks

Answer:Hitachi Firmware

click here And look for the 0010

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Tomato v1.08 was released yesterday, quickly followed by v1.09 to fix a bug.

http://www.polarcloud.com/tomato/
 

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I'm now in the market rolleyes for a new access point ( or wireless router) but I want something that is good with custom firmware. Wireless N would be nice but not necessary, what do you guys recommend?
 

Answer:Best WAP for custom firmware

I am sure that someone will link to the consumer router sticky, but

WRT54GL : http://www.newegg.com/product/produ...words&cm_mmc=KNC-GoogleAdwords-_-NA-_-NA-_-NA
 

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I recently bought a USB3.0 Expansion Card for my DC7800 CMT.  Even though I boot up from the Usual places (On board USB 2.0, CD, HD) I can't boot from the USB 3 card.  Is there a Setting like "Secure Boot" that I have to adjust, or is there an Option Rom I have to get, or is it something in MEBx I have to do to get this working?I have an Intel Core2Quad installed, and the full 8G of Ram, and I am using a ATI Radeon Expansion Video Card in the PCI-E 16x Slot. The Card in Question that I cannot boot from (but once booted from the other places, it works fine (I think as USB3?)) is a 5 Port USB 3.0 to PCI-E PCI Express Card Adapter w/ Motherboard 19/20 pin. I'm pretty sure its an InaTeck brand, but....there has to be a way for my Box to boot from an expansion card, all the same! Any hope...or Nope?   

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Question: firmware updates?

I HAVE A MEDION TITANIUM WITH A 2X DVD WRITER, I HAVE BEEN LOOKING ON THE WEB FOR BLANK DVD'S FOR THIS AND MOST SITES SELL ONLY 4X AND AVISE PEOPLE WITH 2X WRITERS TO CHECK FOR FIRMWARE UPDATES. WHAT ARE FIRMWARE UPDATES AND IF I FIND ONE FOR MY PC, WILL IT UPDATE IT TO A 4X WRITTER? ANY HELP WOULD BE WELCOME.

Answer:firmware updates?

DVDROMs have a controller in much the same way as a Hard drive or a CD-RW. This controller is run by the firmware (a programme or data stored in non-volatile Memory such as EEPROM). Updating the firmaware is done for various reasons. The DVDROM may not be able to read/write 4X DVDRs properly without an upgrade. It's unlikely (though not impossible) that you'll get 4X speed from a firmware update.A firmware update, if available, will be specifically for your DVDROM and you will have to visit the manufacturer's site to find it.BTW Please don't write in capitals, it's the same as shouting at people.

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Hey guys I have a Samsung SH-S222L. Should I upgrade the firmware to SB02?
 

Answer:Should I update the firmware?

Are you having a problem the firmware upgrade corrects? If not, leave it alone.
 

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I have downloaded a firmware upgrade for my CD-RW, but am not sure how to apply it. Is it as simple as double clicking the exe file?

Answer:Firmware upgrade for CD-RW

Is there something wrong with your CD-RW?Whats the reason for applying new firmware?

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Question: Firmware flashing

I have an external firewire dvd writer that I wanted to flash upgrade,unfortunately the fashing program only works over an IDE interface.Short of removing the drive from the case and connecting the drive to an IDE channel (which would invalidate the warantee)is there any way of flashing over a firewire connection?

Answer:Firmware flashing

Ask yourself three questions......a) will flashing the firmware make any noticeable difference, b) will it cure any problems that I am having, c) do I really need to and will it make my life better.If you answer no to any one then forget it. If it will make a difference save the exe file to the ext HD and run the flash update, it will automatically find the writer as it should do if you run it from the HD. I would turn off your AV assuming that the file is from a reputable source.G

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Hi, I have a firmware update for my Sony DVD-RW-DW-U50A Drive in my Quadra DTS Pro, This was sent to me from mobile support. However I don't know what to do with it and how to install it. Can anyone help please.Ta, DennisGrandad D

Answer:How to do a firmware update?

you need to be careful regarding firmware as other members on here have posted you can end up with a useless dvdrw

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Question: firmware update

Hi any ideas as to ware I can get a firmware update for a LG 4520B combi drive (OME product)I've tried the LG webb site but their update says it's the wrong drive. it's not. thanks.

Answer:firmware update

Did you follow this instructionsGCC-4520B Version 101 Firmware UpdateTo update the firmware of the GCC-4520B please refer to the following instructions:Note: Not following the subsequent update instructions explicitly will result in permanent damage to your drive, for which LG will not be responsible.This firmware update is for drives with original firmware versions below 100.The drives must be original LG branded drives with the Combo Drive model number GCC-4520B (no OEM units). If you have an OEM unit, branded with another manufacturers name, please contact that manufacturer for support and firmware updates.This firmware update is for use only on PC¡¯s with Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Millennium Edition (ME), or Windows 98.Critical Instructions: (to be followed carefully)1. Connect the drive as ¡°master¡± by it self, on the secondary IDE controller with no other device on the same IDE cable, making note to set the jumper on the back of the drive to the ¡°master¡± position.2. Download the file GCC-4520B101(EW).ZIP to a folder of your choice. This download includes this ¡°Readme¡± text file, as well as the GCC-4520B101(E).EXE program, which will auto-update your drive¡¯s firmware.3. Close all other programs including: screen saver, antivirus and/or power-down programs. (If these programs are not closed, they will try to engage the PC, during the update process, thus interrupting the update and damaging the drive).4. Check the drive to ensure that there i... Read more

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I have a linksys wrt54g router and I need a hacked firmware that can do the following thing.

I need more advanced logging of incoming and outgoing. I would also like it if it would automatically resolve dns addresses. Could someone point me to some good firmware that can do this?

Thanks
 

Answer:Need WRT54G Firmware

Take random text from your request:


"wrt54g router and I need a hacked firmware"


Use it as a search term on google.com

http://www.google.com/search?lr=&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&q=wrt54g router and I need a hacked firmware

Find multiple hits on the first page, or if you want to actually work a bit try searching for "wrt54g firmware"
 

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Hi there
Just wondering if anyone out there has one of these. Today i bought one,already have sent mp3 across and works fine.
Small and jazzy size of an oxo cube.
But on reading manual it says that there is a fm radio option,is this true? the web site is poor,to say the least. Also the supplied disc is a 2.5" affair which wont enter my acer slot drive but on trying elsewhere its only win98drivers.
q-eb.net is the home site
cheers
inch

Acer Aspire2026wlmi
 

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I'm quite content with the features of the stock firmware that the WRT54G v2 has but theres one thing in particular I was wondering if an open source firmware could provide. I'm wondering if there is a firmware out there that boosts the power to the antenna. my router is upstairs and downstairs the signal is spotty at best. I'm considering buying an external antenna but I was thinking that just boosting the power maybe enough. Does anyone have any knowledge on WRT54G firmwares? Any help would be much appreciated.
 

Answer:best WRT54G firmware?

http://www.sveasoft.com/ is one of the more popular firmware versions out there. This one will allow you to boost your signal like you wanted to.
 

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