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How do I know what my firmware is?

I am trying to find out what my firmware is and what it is supposed to be. Also I have to make sure something is either 1 or 11. But I don't know what?? Sorry that's not a very good question but it's all I got.

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One way to find your current firmware installation is to login to your router using http://192.168.0.1 , then enter your username and password. (If you're not sure of these, check the label which should be on the base of the router.)

Click 'Maintenance' from the main menu, then 'System Status'. The firmware version should be under 'Router Status'.

Sorry, not sure what the 1 or 11 means...but you might need to know the version number of your router, so again check the label on the base of the router: you should see WGT624v2 or something similar.

When you know the version number, visit the Netgear website and select the Support Page for your version number:

http://kbserver.netgear.com/products/WGT624.asp

This will tell you the firmware available for your router.

If you need to upgrade firmware, it's best to proceed very carefully! Use a cabled connection, and take a backup of your settings, as advised in the manual. :)

Posted on Dec 01, 2008

  • eecom Dec 01, 2008

    PS: ....of course...'1 or 11' might refer to your router channel. If someone has suggested you change channels (if your wireless signal is dropping out, for example) the recommended channels to try are 1, 6, or 11.

    You can change these channels by logging into your router, as described above.

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