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Router software updates

We have a Belkin wireless G Plus router. Occasionally we can't access the internet and when I call the cable company, they say it's the router. After unplugging the router for a minute then plugging it back in, the internet works fine. The tech at the cable company says that the router needs updated software and that I should go to your website and download the upgraded software. Is this true? where would I find this software?

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"Update your router software(firmware)" is a common solution that is suggested for fixing router problems...whether there is a good reason to do it or not. It is possible that your router has a software problem...so it won't hurt anything to upgrade it...and it might help! This Belkin web site has instructions and downloadable firmware files.

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