Netgear WNDR4500v2 WiFi Router Firmware Upgrade

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Date Added: October 30, 2014 / Release Date: October 27, 2014 / Publisher: Netgear / File Size: 11.5 MB
OS: Mac OS, Windows, Linux


Note: Please remember to do factory default after firmware upgrade. Enter "Backup Settings" in the web GUI and click "Erase" button of "Revert to factory default settings".

New Enhancements and Features:

  • Adds support for Spansion NAND flash.
  • Removes ReadySHARE cloud.
  • Updates NetUSB module.
  • Updates Paragon UFSD module.
  • Removes AP mode detection.
  • Port forwarding supports 64 entries.
  • Supports SOAP API 2.0 (or v2.01 for FXCN DB)(Includes access control, 5G WiFi support, and firmware update).
  • Includes the GPL statement in firmware.
  • Supports Bonjour Printing.
  • Removes the repeater function based on the wireless distribution system (WDS) from GUI.
  • Enables dynamic password for Telnet.

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixes the following IPv6 issues:
    • Fixes the IPv6 connection drop issue after 3 days in Comcast network.
    • Fixes IPv6 PPPoE (supports WAN Autoconfig + LAN IAPD).
    • Fixes the IPv6 firewall issue which it sometimes causes the router to hang (reported by William from NETGEAR).
  • Fixes the following IPv6 related issues found in Comcast:
    • When the LAN DHCPv4 and DHCPv6 server is ready, the LAN Ethernet link pulls down and up to force the LAN PC to renew the IPv4 and IPv6 address.
    • When IPv6 is enabled, the router sends IPv4 packets first before sending any IPv6 packets.
    • Fixes the IAPD change issue during DHCPv6 renew.
  • Fixes the 5G channel display problem.
  • Fixes the GUI page’s Help Center display problem.
  • Port forwarding still supports 20 rules.
  • Fixes the issue in which the device under test (Router) that is in bridge mode connects to the root AP through 2.4G and the link rate is always 0M bps.
  • Fixes the issue in which routing fails when the Router LAN IP changes.
  • Fixes the issue in which a "can not open page" message displays when the router is upgraded with invalid firmware.
  • Fixes the issue in which ReadySHARE Cloud cannot be registered using the administrative web GUI of a Router.
  • Fixes the following access control issues:
    • Access control does not work (QQ can still go out).
    • When access control is enabled, port forwarding of port 80 fails.

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