Updating firmware for linksys
So here we get to the problem: Hyperterminal, Advanced Serial Port Terminal and Pu TTY have not been able to successfully download the copy of firmware we downloaded from Cisco.
You should also stay away from the characters "/" and "\" in your passwords, keep the length under 39 characters, and do not use any spaces in the password (your browser will translate the space character to ' '). By default, the router is 192.168.1.1 as shown above.
Password- Enter the password you assigned the router. File- Click the triple button to browse for the that was part of the extracted file you downloaded.
At the time of writing the latest firmware was released 6.1.10 (001) dated – Filename SPA8000_6.1.10
To save time and trouble, we’ve also made the firmware available at our Cisco Downloads section.
The program is free for 30 days, after which you'll need to register. The V1.22 upgrade includes a Java-based upgrade page.