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

To Upgrade

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

  • 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 the device only has wireless connection.
  • 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_V2.0_150908
Published Date: 08/09/15 Language: English File Size: 9.97 MB
Modifications and Bug Fixes

Fixed a bug that WDS connection cannot be established when root device changed the encryption type.


For Archer C5_V2

Archer C5(UN)_V2_150515
Published Date: 15/05/15 Language: English File Size: 9.97 MB
Modifications and Bug Fixes

Bug Fixed:
1.Fixed the security bug caused by overflowing of Kcodes buffer.
2.Fixed the bug that you can access FTP Server from WAN port without password.


For Archer C5(UN) V2
1. Old firmware’s configuration file can be imported into this new firmware
2. Your device’s configuration won't be lost after upgrading, which means you need not to configure your device again

Archer C5_V2_150130
Published Date: 30/01/15 Language: English File Size: 10.03 MB
Modifications and Bug Fixes
  1. First firmware released
For Archer C5(UN) V2

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2.37 MB
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For MAC OS 10.11

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2.26 MB
Operating System

Print Server Utility for Archer C5 V2 which only supports from Mac OS 10.6 to 10.10 Yosemite

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9.72 MB
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Print Server Utility for Archer C5 V2


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T2700G-28TQ License Download
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