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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.
TD-W8968_V1_131226
Published Date: 2013-12-26 Language: English File Size: 6.26 MB

Modifications and Bug Fixes:

  1. Fixed the compatibility problem between media server and PlayStation 3.
  2. Fixed a bug when adding virtual server items on 3G interface, the items cannnot be displayed.
  3. Fixed a bug when leaving the internal port blank,the virtual server item cannot be saved.
  4. Fixed a bug when unchecked anonymous access, file server cannot be accessed by some Android smb apps.
  5. Fixed a bug when opening the Firewall and selecting Deny as Default Filtering Rules, lan devices cannot communicate with each other.
  6. Improved security working mechanism.

Notes:

After upgrading this firmware, the device will be restored to factory defaults, and cannot be restored from the previous backuped configuration settings.
Firmware cannot be downgraded after this firmware.

TD-W8968_V1_130217
Published Date: 2013-02-17 Language: English File Size: 5.29 MB

Modifications and Bug Fixes:

  1. Fixed the problem that you can't change the subnet mask of LAN.
  2. Fixed the problem that this modem is not fully compatible with bonjour.
  3. Fixed the problem that you can't input more than 15 characters in NTP input field.
  4. Fixed the problem that sometimes you can't enable IPv6 in WAN.
  5. Added no-ip choice in DDNS.
  6. Added the function of NAT loopback.

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TD-W8968_V1_120926
Published Date: 2012-09-26 Language: English File Size: 5.29 MB

Modifications and Bug Fixes:

  1. Added IPv6 function;
  2. Added 3G connection .
  3. Improved print server funtion.
  4. Improved wireless performance.
  5. Added WPA-Enterprise Encryption type.

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Published Date: 2018-05-03 Language: English File Size: 2.53 MB
Operating System: Mac OS 10.9-10.13
Published Date: 2017-02-20 Language: English File Size: 14.26MB
Operating System: Win2000/XP/2003/Vista/7/8/8.1/10
Published Date: 2012-11-27 Language: English File Size: 10.29 MB
Operating System: WinXP/Vista/7/8

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