450Mbps Wireless N Gigabit Router

Download for TL-WR1043ND V3

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Product Overview


  1. [1077] What should I do if internet speed is slow when the device is connected to the router’s wireless network
  2. [0785] Why port forwarding feature is not working on my router?
  3. [0744] How to setup and share a printer on your local network with Print Server feature on the TP-LINK device? (MAC OS)
  4. [0704] How to setup TP-LINK wireless router with Unifi?
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  6. [0688] How to Upgrade the firmware version of TP-LINK Wireless Router?
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  8. [0609] How do I install TP-LINK wireless router to work with a Modem (Static IP)?
  9. [0608] How do I install TP-LINK router to work with a Cable Modem?
  10. [0607] How do I install a TP-LINK router to work with a DSL modem (Dynamic IP)?
  11. [0606] Application Requirement/Choose WAN Connection Type on my TP-LINK router
  12. [0596] How to do troubleshooting from the system log when PPPoE connection fails?
  13. [0573] How to protect your TP-LINK network devices from potential attacks?
  14. [0562] Application Requirement/ Parental Control
  15. [0561] Application Requirement/Internet Access Control
  16. [0560] How to configure Static Routing on wireless routers?
  17. [0557] How to use bandwidth control on TP-LINK wireless router?
  18. [0497] How to reset TP-LINK products with WPS/RESET button to factory defaults
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  20. [0468] How to improve my wireless speed or range?
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  22. [0446] What can I do if my USB print server does not work?
  23. [0430] Why cannot I access the Internet after successfully connected to the TP-LINK router's wireless network(MAC OS)?
  24. [0429] Why cannot I connect to the secured wireless network?
  25. [0428] Why cannot I access the Internet after successfully connected to the TP-LINK router’s wireless network(Windows OS)?
  26. [0426] What can I do if I forget the login password of TP-LINK Wireless Router?
  27. [0420] How to Use the Local Storage Sharing Feature
  28. [0419] How to Setup DDNS (No-IP) on TP-LINK Wireless Router?
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  31. [0399] How to find or change the wireless password on the TP-LINK products
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  35. [0355] How to find the wireless key on the 11N router?
  36. [0350] How to use Parental Control function on Wireless N router?
  37. [0341] How to setup and use the FTP Server Function on TP-LINK wireless routers?
  38. [0340] How to setup and use the Media Server feature on the TP-LINK wireless routers to share media files?
  39. [0325] How to open the network shared folder with TP-LINK wireless routers on Windows computer?
  40. [0324] How to configure Wireless MAC address filter on wireless router?
  41. [0297] How to Setup DDNS(DynDNS) on Wireless Router?
  42. [0279] How to access my USB NAS device on the TP-LINK wireless routers from my Mac computer?
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  47. [0254] How to change the Network Sharing Settings on TP-LINK wireless routers?
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  49. [0227] How to configure WDS function on TP-LINK Wireless Routers(green UI)
  50. [0224] How to confirm whether the router is connected to internet through Diagnostic function?
  51. [0182] How to configure Address Reservation on TP-LINK wireless router
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  54. [0087] How do I log into the web-based Utility (Management Page) of TP-LINK wireless router?
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  56. [0073] How do I change the administrative username or password of TP-LINK Wireless Routers?
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  63. [0066] How do I configure Remote Management for my TP-LINK Wireless Router?


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  • 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)
  • Do NOT turn off the power during upgrade.
  • 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 upgrade.
  • Use decompression software such as WinZIP or WinRAR to extract the file you download before upgrade.
File Size
5.03 MB
Modifications and Bug Fixes

New Features/Enhancement:
1.Improved the stability of the management web server.
Bug Fixed:
1.Fixed the security bug caused by overflowing of kcodes buffer;
2.Fixed the bug that some special HTTP request may make web server down;
3. Fixed the bug that Comexe will display "succeed"even with the wrong username and password.


For TL-WR1043ND_V3

File Size
4.79 MB
Modifications and Bug Fixes

First firmware released.


For TL-WR1043ND(UN)3.0

Some official firmware of TP-LINK products can be replaced by the third party firmware such as DD-WRT. TP-LINK does not provide technical support and does not guarantee the performance and stability of third party firmware. Damage to the product as a result of using third party firmware will void the product's warranty.


File Size
2.26 MB
Operating System
MAC(Not suitable for Mac OS 10.11)
File Size
9.63 MB
Operating System


TP-LINK Tether
TP-LINK Tether provides the easiest way to access and manage your network with your iOS or Android devices. Learn more about TP-LINK Tether and Compatible Devices.

Note: To use Tether, please update your router’s firmware to the latest version.

GPL Code


Firmware Version
Working Mode