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Firmware

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 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)
    How to find the hardware version on a TP-Link device?
  • 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.
TD-W8980_V1_150514
Published Date: 2015-05-14 Language: English File Size: 7.55 MB
Modifications and Bug Fixes

Bug Fixed:
1.Fixed the bug that MAC CLONE didn't take effect after a reboot.
2.Fixed the bug that time page is wrongly displayed on WIN8 operating system.
3.Fixed the kcodes security bug.
4.Fixed the bug that sometimes USB sharing function didn't work properly when using IE8.

Notes

Notes: 
1. For TD-W8980 V1
2. Old firmware’s configuration file can be imported into this new firmware.
3. Your device’s configuration won't be lost after upgrading, which means you needn't to configure your device again after upgrading.

TD-W8980_V1_140919
Published Date: 2014-09-19 Language: English File Size: 7.55 MB
Modifications and Bug Fixes
  1. Update boot file,solve the problem in startup process.
  2. Fixed the issue of inconformity between MAC and SSID.
  3. Fixed the issue that capital letters are invalid in parent control URL.
Notes
For TD-W8980N(UN)_V1
TD-W8980_V1_140619
Published Date: 2014-06-19 Language: English File Size: 7.54 MB
Modifications and Bug Fixes
  1. Fixed the issue unable to open port 65535 in virtual server
  2. Fixed the issue two LAN devices in different Interface Groups can communicate with each other
  3. Changed the MTU range in PPPOA to 576-1500
  4. Fixed the issue that in some regions, router can’t connect to Internet automatically after rebooting
  5. Fixed issue unable to dial if the PPP password is empty
  6. Fixed the SNMP issue
  7. Fixed the issue wireless clients in 2.4GHz can’t communicate with wireless devices in 5GHz
  8. Updated 5GHz WiFi driver, solved 5GHz wireless dropping issues in some regions
  9. Fixed other bugs and issues
Notes
This is a beta firmware to fix some bugs, if you don’t have issue with current firmware, please don’t upgrade

To Use Third Party Firmware In TP-Link Products

Some official firmware of TP-Link products can be replaced by the third party firmware such as DD-WRT. TP-Link is not obligated to provide any maintenance or support for it, 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.

Open Source Code For Programmers (GPL)

Please note: The products of TP-Link partly contain software code developed by third parties, including software code subject to the GNU General Public Licence (“GPL“), Version 1/Version 2/Version 3 or GNU Lesser General Public License ("LGPL"). You may use the respective software condition to following the GPL licence terms.

You can review, print and download the respective GPL licence terms here. You receive the GPL source codes of the respective software used in TP-Link products for direct download and further information, including a list of TP-Link software that contain GPL software code under GPL Code Center.

The respective programs are distributed WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the respective GNU General Public License for more details.

Utility

Published Date
2017-07-13
Language
English
File Size
2.45 MB
Operating System
Mac OS 10.9-10.13
Published Date
2013-03-29
Language
English
File Size
9.88 MB
Operating System
WinXP/Vista/7/8
Published Date
2013-03-12
Language
English
File Size
7.29 MB
Operating System
WinXP/2003/Vista/7/8/8.1/10
Notes
For TD-W8980 v1
Published Date
2013-03-12
Language
English
File Size
10.02 MB
Operating System
WinXP/2003/Vista/7/8
Notes
For TD-W8980 v1

GPL Code

Emulators

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