Updating firmware on wrt54g
In this example we will replace the firmware on a Linksys WRT54GL .
If you have a different router, find your solution here to replace the factory default firmware with DD-WRT.
After the 2 minutes is up, if you notice a dialog asking you to reboot the router, do so by unplugging the power cord and plugging it back in again.
If you don’t get a message telling you to reboot the router, wait another 3-4 minutes and then reboot the router.
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Leave your router's installation CD in the box, you won't need it. Connect your PC to the LAN of your hotspot router (do not connect it to the internet port, because you have to connect your existing netowork to the internet port). Browse to the MINI firware which you have previously downloaded, then press UPGRADE.
Be sure your computer obtains IP addresses automatically from your existing router or network via DHCP. Open a browser and type (login: admin, passwd: admin) 3. (In case of upgrading the original Linksys firmware, you MUST upgrade to the mini version of DD-WRT first). After the successful firmware upgrade, reset your router by pressing the reset button for at least 5 sec.
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