He has been published in The Gazette, DTR and ZCom.He holds a Bachelor of Arts in history and a Master of Fine Arts in writing.Remember each router is different, but upgrading the firmware is essentially the same process. Now that you’re logged into the router, view the firmware version currently on the router. Visit the Cisco Linksys support site and select you router’s model to see if there is an updated version. Make sure not to do anything else on your computer while the process is active. You won’t be able to access the Internet or network while it’s rebooting. 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.
Some modems or routers have special procedures you need to follow to update firmware.Upgrading the firmware improves performance, stability and wireless range. Every Linksys router I’ve seen in my career upgrades the same way.Because Cisco Linksys are the most common home router, this article shows the process on a Cisco E4200 wireless router. Keeping the router up-to-date is just as important as keeping your system’s hardware and software current.This tool will download and update the correct Linksys WRT54GS2 driver versions automatically, protecting you against installing the wrong WRT54GS2 drivers.About The Author: Jay Geater is the President and CEO of Solvusoft Corporation, a global software company focused on providing innovative utility software.Information about products not manufactured by Apple, or independent websites not controlled or tested by Apple, is provided without recommendation or endorsement.