Learn why Linksys router shows Firmware Upgrade Failed error message
One of the best broadband Internet routers available today is Linksys router. It has a number of exceptional features that are useful when multiple servers require Internet connection. Linksys router comes with 3 devices. The first device is the wireless access point which permits wireless G and wireless B devices into one network. The second device found in this suite is the full duplex 10/100 switch with four ports to join wired Ethernet servers together. The last is the router that allows big network sharing with high speed web access. Routers from Linksys increase the rate of data and information to be transferred for personal purposes. Linksys routers come in several models and each of them has different configuration settings.
The following are about the problems due to which Linksys router shows Firmware Upgrade Failed error message:
- Error message
- Upgrading firmware
Linksys are always improving the firmware for their router models they have designed. Without this firmware, routers are not able to function as needed. Firmware is actually a small program that is stored electronically in the ROM similar to the BIOS on a computer system. Usually firmware upgrading improves the existing features of a wireless router and often times enhance performance problems such as crashed connections. Linksys routers do not alert you when a new firmware version is available. You must access the Linksys website to update the router.
One of the most common error messages that appear when you are trying to upgrade the firmware on Linksys router is the “upgrade action is not finished, upgrade failed”. This error message contains a continue button, which leads you back to the firmware upgrade page. This error may occur when trying to upgrade the firmware on Linksys router by using an older version of the firmware.
In order to upgrade your Linksys router firmware, first open the Linksys support page and type your router’s model number into the search bar and press enter. Then click on the get downloads tab and select the version of your router. Download the firmware files and extract the firmware files to your desktop. Navigate your web browser to 192.168.1.1 and select the firmware upgrade button. Choose your recently downloaded firmware file and click on the upgrade button to continue.
Annual Unlimited Subscription Plan
iYogi is the fastest growing online and remote tech support provider in the direct-to-consumers and small businesses sector. Our highly skilled and experienced tech experts available, 24x7x365 will provide the best issue resolution and customer satisfaction. Our award winning and low priced Annual Subscription covers the following services:
- Comprehensive support for fixing Firmware Upgrade Failed error message in Linksys router.
- Diagnostic & repair for your technologies.
- Troubleshoot software errors.
- Update drivers and security to protect against online threats.
- Connect to Internet, devices and peripherals.
- Optimize your computer’s speed and performance.
Unlimited access to great tech support, all year around! We promise the lowest wait-time and highest resolution rate in the industry.