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To troubleshoot, see the WNR854T Support Page. Recent articles include:

Common Questions about the Router

Don't Leave Your Router with Default Security Settings!

Improving Wireless Range

WNR854T RangeMax Next Router -
Firmware Version 1.4.19 (for North America Only)

Published: May 17, 2007.

  • WN511T and WN311T users must update their driver to be interoperable at 802.11n mode with this version of firmware.

You MUST Reset the router to default settings after upgrading the firmware

Note: Do not upgrade the firmware using a wireless connection. Please perform firmware upgrade with “wired” or Ethernet connection only.

New Features / Bug Fixes:

  • 802.11n Draft 2.0 Compatible
  • Fixed router hang issue when connecting with Broadcom clients under specific conditions.
  • Fixed MTU issues.

To Install

Note: Do not upgrade the firmware using a wireless connection. Please perform firmware upgrade with “wired” or Ethernet connection only.

  1. Write down all the settings which you changed from the default values, since you may need to reenter them manually.
  2. Download using the button below to a convenient place such as your desktop.

    Version 1.4.19 for North America Only:

    6.00 MB

  3. Log in to the router using a Web broswer. The URL is http://192.168.1.1 ( if you did not change the router’s IP address ).
  4. Click Maintenance > Router Upgrade
  5. Click Browse and find the file you just downloaded.
  6. Click Upload. Do not interrupt the upgrade while the router does this step. The router reboots when the upgrade is done.
  7. After the router boots up, log in the router again.
    You MUST Reset the router to default settings after upgrading the firmware
  8. Click Maintenance > Backup Settings
  9. Click Erase. The router reboots when the Erase operation is done.
  10. If you would like to check that the upgrade was successful, log in to the router again at http://192.168.1.1, and check the firmware version.
  11. Re-configure the router with the settings you saved in step 1. Optionally, You can use the Smart Wizard configuration assistant on the CD to reconfigure the router.

 

 

Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE Standard 802.11 specifications. Actual data throughput will vary. Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network traffic, building materials and construction, and network overhead, lower actual data throughput rate.

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