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Can I update firmware without an ethernet cable to my computer?

jmarch
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Can I update firmware without an ethernet cable to my computer?

Instructions for updating firmware state you must connect the router to your computer with an ethernet cable, that you cannot do it wirelessly. My husband and I both have relatively new laptops (one PC, one Mac) and neither one has a port to plug an ethernet cable into. Is there a way to update my firmware without this? I've been having some issues with my router and think it would help.

 

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Re: Can I update firmware without an ethernet cable to my computer?

it's not recommended, because there is no real way to determine when wifi will drop during the upgrade process. You could easily brick your router. Purchase a Ethernet dongle for your laptop. It's handy to have..

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