Tag: D-Link

Upgrade D-Link DIR-880L Firmware

I have my D-Link DIR-880L router for almost one and half years. I flashed the firmware to use DD-WRT one. Later I flashed back to D-Link firmware. The latest version is 1.08 on D-Link Canadian website. I upgraded it long time ago. On the D-Link support forum, it shows an updated version of firmware is

DD-WRT vs Factory default ROM on D-link DIR-880L

I bought D-Link DIR-880L last year. One of the features of it is DD-WRT compatible. Three weeks ago, I downloaded the dd-wrt firmware and flashed it on the router. The version I downloaded is DD-WRT v3.0-r30432 std. Based on the forum, it said 30432 is the working version for DIR-880L. http://www.dd-wrt.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=268579&start=240

D-Link DIR-880L Router

I bought a new Router from Costco two months ago. D-Link DIR-880L Dual Band Router AC1900. It replaced my old DIR-850L. The most important reason, which makes me decide to buy it, is the price, $99.97. The current market price of it is $159.99 at NCIX or $189.99 at Dell.ca today. The second important reason

Upgrade Dir-850L router firmware to v1.13

It is time to upgrade router firmware. There is a alert notice on the support.dlink.ca Security Advisory: New firmware has been released that fixes the latest HNAP Privilege Escalation Vulnerability. Please ensure to upgrade your router to the latest firmware version. Click on on the Downloads tab below. What kind of vulnerability this time? Here

Upgrade firmware of D-Link DIR-850L

Now it is time to upgrade D-Link router 850L to new version, 1.12WW. Here is official download link Look at the release notes: Firmware: FW1.12.B05(Release) Hardware: A1 Date:2014/10/06 Note: 1. Update CN channel table 2. Support No-IP DDNS server Problems Resolved: 1. Fix gmx mail server issue. 2. Fix WAN/LAN IP conflict issue. 3. Fix

Got a D-Link DIR-850L to replace DIR-845L

Got DIR-850L at London Drugs. It is only $10 more than the one I got, DIR-845L at Costco. I did not see the benefits of SmartBeamTM Technology. So I spend $109 to get a new router with 802.11AC support. 802.11AC is a new standard. See new technologies data from Wiki. Extended channel binding Mandatory 80 MHz

AE2500 vs DWA-525 vs WUA 1340

Three network card or USB adapter. The oldest one is WUA1340, I got five years ago. DWA-525 just weeks ago. The LinksysAE2500 I got this week. WUA1340 is G only. DWA-525 and AE2500 support 802.11n network. Based on the theory, DWA-525 is 3 times faster than WUA1340, AE2500 is 2 times faster than DWA525. But,

DIR-845L vs DIR-826L

One of readers asked the difference between DIR-845L and DIR-826L. I did a lot of research online before purchasing my new Router. They have a similar shape. Not easy to distinguish them without look at the back. There are not many differences between these two router, but the difference are important. The following information are