Downgrade dd-wrt firmware from dd-wrt version 24461 to dd-wrt version 24160

Recently, there have been no upgrades to the dd-wrt firmware I use on my routers. Found that the last dd-wrt firmware version 24461, did not permit upgrades to newer firmware due to a bug in it. It also did not allow downgrades to a lower version of dd-wrt via the Web GUI interface or any … Continue reading Downgrade dd-wrt firmware from dd-wrt version 24461 to dd-wrt version 24160

Flashing dd-wrt on TP-Link WDR4300 router

The TP-Link WDR4300 wireless router comes with dual band and the default TP-Link firmware. This firmware is good for normal users but, if you install DD-WRT on the router, you can make it do a lot more. Download latest dd-wrt firmware for the WDR4300 from http://www.dd-wrt.com/site/support/router-database Remove internet cable from the router Do a 30/30/30 … Continue reading Flashing dd-wrt on TP-Link WDR4300 router

How to boost the wireless range of your WRT54G2 router

It is possible to safely boost the wireless range using the DD-WRT firmware. After you install the firmware, visit this link to figure out how this can be done. http://www.dd-wrt.com/wiki/index.php/Advanced_wireless_settings#TX_Power. Do not make this value very high, else you could end up with more error packets and performance degradation. A very high value could result … Continue reading How to boost the wireless range of your WRT54G2 router

Update Linksys WRT54G2 router to DD-WRT

The normal Cisco / Linksys provided firmware on the wireless router does not have as many features as the firmware upgrades that the DD-WRT has made. A short list of features from the DD-WRT include: Ability to support VPN for secure communication SSH support for managing the router over the web or a terminal Better … Continue reading Update Linksys WRT54G2 router to DD-WRT