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Updated Canadian firmware

Trying to find updated Canadian firmware for this router. Since I have a WRT54GS-CA the US update doesn't seem right. The Canadian site is useless for this. Router keeps dropping off line without cause so I'm hoping an update might fix that.

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  • kayne1 Feb 21, 2008

    Thanks. I did solve the prob when I got to the correct Canadian site. which is www.ca.linksys.com/.....The incorrect one is www.linksys.ca which has only links to commercial sites.

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Check the exact model of your router with the version number.. it can be found underneath the device itself.. you could also check the firmware on the router's page by accessing it, then go to the status tab.. on that kind of routers, if the firmware ranges from 1.50.0-1.51.2 you need to upgrade that because it gives you a problem.. the latest version is 1.52.2.. those are routers of version 5 and 6.. you can download the firmware at www.linksys.com/downloads.. select NA and usa first then type your model number and select your version number.

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