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Topic # 28670 8-Dec-2008 11:32
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Recently I joined Xtra on the pro Plan, and got a Thompson router I don't need.I thought that since it's dual voltage, I could give it to my in-laws who live in the US when I visit, but in checking the UI briefly, it looks like it's running Telecom-specific firmware.Does anyone know if I can obtain a more generic version of the firmware for this router?




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  Reply # 182712 8-Dec-2008 11:53
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  Reply # 182714 8-Dec-2008 11:59
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TG585V7?
This is the only one i can find, seems to be a scarce resource: http://www.thomson.net/GlobalEnglish/customer-service/SpeedTouchDocuments/firmware_UK_gen_TG585v7_en_7-4-4-7.zip
It's a UK version however. *disclaimer goes here*

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  Reply # 182717 8-Dec-2008 12:03
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Mine is an ST5x6v6

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  Reply # 182995 9-Dec-2008 14:20
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Non-standard firmware for these modems will be difficult to find, as they're updated automatically (without customer interaction) via the Telecom ACS server and you'd probably be really likely to brick your router. This is the same as the 2wire Business routers.

They can be unlocked, however it's hardly a walk in the park.




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