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    TD-W8960N latest firmware

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    Hi all,
    I have recently purchased on Amazon one brand new TD-W8960N (V5 0x00000001). When I logged in to change settings and, possibly, update its firmware I've found it is running "1.2.1 Build 151228 Rel.33457".

    I'm puzzled and slightly alarmed by the fact that TP-Link website reports the latest version as dated (build?) 141107, version (as far as I can tell from the file name, "
    TD-W8960Nv5_un_1_1_1_141107R34856.bin") is 1.1.1.

    The long and the short of it is that the naming scheme is unclear to me. Can anyone shed some light?

    Any advice is appreciated!


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    Yes, 141107 is the Firmware version, and it's the Published Date. Hmm....141107 is the latest firmware on the website for Hardware V5, but seems you have a newer firmware. Did you check the Hardware and Firmware on the web interface page? What's the Hardware shows on the label at the back of the modem?

  3. #3
    Hi Anton, and many thanks for replying.
    As I recall the label says V5 thus "TD-W8960N (V5 0x00000001)", which is printed on the main page, didn't surprise me. I don't have the router handy right now but I will double-check and, possibly, attach a picture.
    I was thinking of "downgrading" the firmware as I don't trust this software version. I just need to find the time to make sure I backup (and write down) the settings.

    How could this happen? Anyone has ever reported a similar issue?

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    yeah, better to double check the label, will wait for your picture.


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