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A firmware update can resolve issues that the previous firmware version may have and improve its current performance.

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IMPORTANT: To prevent upgrade failures, please read the following before proceeding with the upgrade process

  •  Please upgrade firmware from the local TP-Link official website of the purchase location for your TP-Link device, otherwise it will be against the warranty. Please click here to change site if necessary.
  • Please verify the hardware version of your device for the firmware version. Wrong firmware upgrade may damage your device and void the warranty. ( Normally V1.x=V1)
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  • Do NOT turn off the power during the upgrade process, as it may cause permanent damage to the product.
  • Do NOT upgrade the firmware through wireless connection unless there is no LAN/Ethernet port on the TP-link device. For LTE-MiFi, it is recommended to upgrade via USB port.
  • It's recommended that users stop all Internet applications on the computer, or simply disconnect Internet line from the device before the upgrade.
  • Use decompression software such as WinZIP or WinRAR to extract the file you download before the upgrade.
Archer C5_V1.20_150428
Published Date: 2015-04-28 Language: English File Size: 9.18 MB
Modifications and Bug Fixes

New Features/Enhancement:

1.Improved the Hardware NAT function;

 

Bug Fixed:

1.Fixed the security bug caused by overflowing of kcodes buffer;

2.Fixed the bug that special HTTP request may make web server down;

3.Fixed the bug that WDS scan cannot find the wireless single when there are more than 64 SSID around

 

Notes

For Archer C5_V1.20

Archer C5_V1.2_150317
Published Date: 2015-03-17 Language: English File Size: 9.19 MB
Modifications and Bug Fixes
New Features/Enhancement:
1.Enhanced the support for defencing XSS attack;
2.Improved the friendliness and stability with Tether;
3.Improved the IPv6 support function,and added the support for 48&56 bit prefix;
4.Optimized the schedule of Guest Network function;
Bug Fixed:
1.Fixed the directory traversal security bug;
2.Fixed the bug that assign DNS Server manually in Dynamic IP mode on web,but Tether displays the ISP's DNS;
3.Fixed the bug that can't login via Tether when set sepcial character in username on web;
4.Fixed the bug that can't see any file in FTP Server with null password;
5.Fixed the Access Control bug that can't unblock the clients synchronously in Allow mode; 
Notes
 For Archer C5  v1.20
Archer C5_V1.20_141126
Published Date: 2014-11-26 Language: English File Size: 9.17 MB
Modifications and Bug Fixes
  1. New Features/Enhancement:
    (1)Added the support of TP-LINK Tether v2.0;
    (2)Improved the compatibility with DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) devices and enhanced the overall performance;
    (3)Fixed the wireless compatibility issue with Apple Macbook Air, Macbook Pro, and Mac mini;
    (4)Added the IPTV option;
    (5)Added the SIP ALG;
    (6)Added a new login domain “tplinkwifi.net” for we b-based management and "tplinklogin.net" is still available;
    (7)Added the support for multiplayer online gaming with XBOX;
    (8)Improved security mechanism;
    (9)Improved the UPNP module function;
    (10)Improved the RTSP ALG function;
  2. Bug Fixed:
    (1)Users cannot login by remote management in PPPoE connection;
    (2)PS3 may not detect the router as a UPnP device;
    (3)DynDNS does not update properly occasionally;
    (4)Some minor issues with IPv6;
    (5)The USB Storage is not accessible when "Access shared storage with password" is enabled;
    (6)The sent packets of wireless statistics is always 0;
    (7)Dyndns will display "succeed"even with the wrong username and password.
Notes
For Archer C5 V1.20
(1)The router will reset after upgrading this firmware.
(2)The configure file of old firmware cannot be used in this firmware.

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Published Date
2017-07-13
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Published Date
2016-11-13
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File Size
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Note: To use Tether, please update your router’s firmware to the latest version.

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