Belkin has announced a new firmware upgrade for the Belkin Play Max Wireless Router which was reviewed by us months back. We had also written articles on securing wireless router following by Creating Guest WiFi Network. In this article we will show you how to upgrade your Wireless Router to the latest firmware.
- Improvements in overall networking speed and performance
- Resolutions for intermittent wireless connectivity
- Improvements in overall ISP compatibility
- Enhancements to connectivity troubleshooting
- Enhancements for managing custom settings.
- Improvements in PPPOE power handling and connections after power surges
- Fixed incompatibilities between devices like PS3 and Windows7 clients preventing users from detecting devices connected to the LAN port of the router
- Resolved issues associated with wireless access and USB functions after router reboots, port forwarding, and PPTP incompatibilities
- Added several enhancements to improve overall DLNA reliability and simultaneous throughput on dual bands.
- Miscellaneous bug fixes.
Once you connect to the Internet you will be shown with a notification which would ask you to immediately upgrade your Routers firmware and also allow you to Remind in 7days, though its recommended to go ahead with the update for better performance.
The next step would be to going ahead with the update which will display you a status on the ‘Downloading F7D4301 Router Firmware 1.00.25 which will download a 7mb file to your computer and go ahead with the installation.
Next the Belkin Router Monitor 188.8.131.5206 would be downloaded.
USB Print & Storage Center would be downloaded & installed followed by which the software will uninstall the previous version of Belkin software and then install the newer version on your computer.