Updating firmware for linksys router

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Important: Make sure you’ve got a hardwired connection to the router before attempting to upgrade the firmware. If there is a new version, download it to a convenient location on your system. Browse to the location of the latest drive you just downloaded.

Every router is different, but usually, they have a similar process for upgrading the router’s firmware.Usually, your router manufacturer will provide firmware updates for your specific make and model of router, via their website, or via a tool within the administrative console of your router (typically accessible via a web browser).There are many reasons you may want to consider updating your router’s firmware, here are several of them.Each router manufacturer uses different default addresses so check your specific router manufacturer’s website for details on which one your router may be using.Many routers use 192.168.1.1 as this address but it does vary.This IP address is almost always a Private IP address which is usually accessed from inside your home network.

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