Tag: router

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

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

Wifi Standard 802.11ac

802.11ac is main stream as well as 802.11n. Because 802.11n has better distance and more power to pass-through wall. But 802.11ac is much fast than 802.11n. 802.11ac Technology Overview: 11n Specification: 2.4 and 5Ghz  Supported Wider channels 40MHz Better modulation 64QAM Additional streams up to 4 streams Beam forming Backwards compatibility, with 11a/b/g 11ac introduces:

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

Upgrade DIR-850L firmware to v1.09

My DIR-850L has firmware 1.06 now.  Yesterday, I saw 1.09 is released in September, 2013. I checked the release notes of it, below. Firmware:   v1.09   9/17/2013 NA and EU Region Revision Info: ¤ Block traffic between WAN and LAN ports during booting ¤ Fixed UPnP security issue ¤ Improved wireless IOT issue ¤ Enhanced direct access stability

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