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Upgrade Linksys WRT54G2 firmware failed.

I downlaod lastest firmware from Linksys.com. When I upgrade firmware to WRT54G2, I recieved a message'' Update are failed''. I don't know why, please help me.

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There are 3 variants of the WRT54G2 , v1, v3 and v5 ensure that you choose the right firmware for the variant(its on the bottom of the router)
Go to the US site as this has more uptodate versions of the firmware.
For example v1 in the UK is at 1.0.0.0 dated 2008
v1 from the US site is 1.0.0.4 dated 2009

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Completely uninstall the software and install the Updated drivers

Click on the following link

http://www.linksysbycisco.com/US/en/support/WRT54G2


that will solve the problem from the ROOT

take care

Posted on Jan 25, 2010

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Hello,
I install Linksys routers all the time. Usually the first thing I do, is update the routers firmware. Many times I find that if the Linksys router doesn't automatically get a connection from DHCP, updating the firmware usually solves it.

To update the firmware:
Connect just to the cable box so you have an active internet connection.
1. Go to: http://homesupport.cisco.com/en-us/wireless/lbc/WRT54G2/download
2. Select your router version (can be found on the sticker near the model number) and download the latest firmware to a spot you will remember.
3. Now connect the router to your cable modem and computer.
4. Access your routers configuration page (If you don't know the address try: http://192.168.1.1 or http://192.168.0.1).
5. Log-in - if you haven't changed the username/password the default should be a blank username with the password "admin".
6. Click "Administration"
7. Click "Firmware Upgrade"
8. Click "Browse" and choose the firmware file you downloaded in step 2.
10. Click Upgrade. Be patient and let it do its thing.

See if you connect after that. If not, let me know and I will walk you through the next steps.

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After turning the power off for about 1 hour I am unable to connect via my wirless router. I can by pass the router to connect to the internet.


Make sure you update your wireless router firmware..
Use link below to update

http://homesupport.cisco.com/en-ca/wireless/lbc/WRT54G2

Please note:

Linksys is known for alot of problems with there firmwares causing tons for problems ..

I use a linksys wireless router my self & had to unplug the router every 2 to 4 days because it would stop any computers to go on the internet.
I flashed my firmware and put in a 3rd party firmware that has never caused any problems and it gave me tons of features that your linksys firmware did not.

If you are a advanced user you can flash your firmware and put in non-linksys firmware. Not all routers can accept this firmware but you can search up your router model and version to see. Make sure you read all the how to install and all the warnings .. Keep in mind there is a chance no matter if you followed the instructions exactly that it could destroy your router. But the chance is low.

Check out this site http://www.dd-wrt.com/site/index

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This is the direct link to the Firmware update simply scroll down and under Firmware click download.
http://homesupport.cisco.com/en-us/wireless/lbc/WRT54G
copy and paste into address bar.

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My Linksys router (wrt54g2 version 1) disconnects periodically so I have to unplug and plug it back in to reconnect. I recorded all the times and dates my Linksys router lost connection: March 22 6:37pm...


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http://www.fixya.com/support/r3810070-upgrade_firmware_linksys_routers

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Whenever I try to upgrade my firmware it keeps saying upgrade failed. What can I do?


Reset the router to factory defaults and try again. It probably has a small reset button in a hole that you have to press using a pen or paperclip etc.

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Power led is blinking after I upgrade firmware


Something went wrong during the upgrade of your firmware. If you were upgrading the firmware from Linksys website you need to call their tech support and have them replace it for you. If you were trying to hack it with a 3rd party firmware you probably need to go buy another one and maybe consider using the firmware it comes with. You cannot restore the device because the flash killed the restore function. Your device is cooked. Put some BBQ sauce on it and serve it for dinner.

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A friend gave me a WRT54G2 without firmware


Are you able to get to the gui of the router?
If you are able to get inside the routers Gui then that would be a good sign.
Do the following:
1. Go to this site http://www.linksysbycisco.com/US/en/support/WRT54G2/download and select the version. I would suggest you to get the latest.
2. Save it to your desktop. Then extract the file.
3. launch into the router gui
4. Click on Administration then select Upgrade firmware
5. Click on the Browse button and then select desktop then chose the extracted file.
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Seems like this is a problem with this model, try the following: Upgrade the firmware of your router: ► you may find the exact model number and version number underneath the router itself on one of the stickers. If it's a WRT54G v5 upgrade the firmware, make sure the firmware version is 1.00.9 and above. To find the firmware version: ► open up internet explorer ► on the address bar type in the numbers 192.168.1.1 ( username just leave it blank, password as a default is admin) ► go to the status page: look for the firmware version To download the firmware: ► go to www.linksys.com/downloads ► search for your product model number and version the list ► click on downloads for this product ► firmware ► download firmware ► usually the file you download is a zip file so extract the contents 1st To upgrade the firmware: ► go back to the 192.168.1.1 page ► go to administration ► firmware upgrade ► browse for the files you extracted and use the file that ends with a us_code.bin ► and then just upgrade Then reset the router for 30 seconds and voila ur done with the upgrade! here is Linksys' 2nd level T/S phone# 18668705819 If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
Thanks, Joe

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  2. Then enable WEP again. If the same problem happens, upgrade the firmware of your router.
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http://www.linksys.com/servlet/Satellite?c=L_CASupport_C2&childpagename=US%2FLayout&cid=1175242897803&pagename=Linksys%2FCommon%2FVisitorWrapper&displaypage=nodata#versiondetail

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