Selecting System Tools > Firmware Upgrade allows you to upgrade the latest version of firmware for the device on the screen shown in Figure.
New firmware versions are posted at http://www.tp-link.com and can be downloaded for free.
Firmware Version – Here displays the current firmware version.
Hardware Version – Here displays the current hardware version. The hardware version of the upgrade file must accord with the current hardware version.
1 There is no need to upgrade the firmware unless the new firmware has a new feature you want to use.
However, when experiencing problems caused by the device itself, you can try to upgrade the firmware.
2 Before upgrading the device’s firmware, you should write down some of your customized settings to avoid losing important configuration settings of device.
To upgrade the device’s firmware, follow these instructions:
Download a more recent firmware upgrade file from the TP-LINK website (http://www.tp-link.com).
Enter the path name or click Browse… to select the downloaded file on the computer into the File blank.
Do not turn off the device or press the Reset button while the firmware is being upgraded.
The device will reboot after the Upgrading has been finished.
Please indicate the source reference, the original address: