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  Reply # 650290 3-Jul-2012 21:45
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How are we getting on with this update?

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  Reply # 650389 4-Jul-2012 07:07
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Hi micsco,

It has been cleared for use but has not been automatically distributed to all devices yet. If you require the update urgently, please contact our customer service center. An agent would be able to help you download and install the new firmware. Make sure you mention to the agent that this is the new trial firmware that is not yet publicly available.





 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 660372 23-Jul-2012 13:53
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Has the update completed testing and has it been pushed out ?

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  Reply # 670287 9-Aug-2012 21:52
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So what's the progress on this? Do I still have to contact support to get this update?

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  Reply # 670357 10-Aug-2012 06:58
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Hi,

As I mentioned, the update is currently available on request. Please call our contact center and mention that you specifically want the update that fixes DNS issues.

I am not sure what the status on a global rollout is - I will find out from the Powers That Be and keep you posted.

Cheers,
Lon




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  Reply # 670473 10-Aug-2012 10:36
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Hi all,

We're approximately 5 weeks away from this update being made public and downloaded to all devices. In the meantime, if you do need the update and want to install the firmware yourself, you can download it HERE.

Cheers,
Lon





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  Reply # 672329 14-Aug-2012 16:10
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I've been using the firmware Lon posted above for a few days now and WOW it has fixed so many buggy issues I've been having with the router!
Webpages load on the first attempt every time, no Airplay dropouts and far less buffering in XBMC on my Apple TV (so far at least)

Its like I've got a whole new decent modem now
Thank you :D

I bet a lot of people with these Vodafone routers are going to notice the improvements when it is rolled out to everyone, even if they didn't realise they had a problem at all

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Reply # 672344 14-Aug-2012 16:31
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gurthang117: I've been using the firmware Lon posted above for a few days now and WOW it has fixed so many buggy issues I've been having with the router!
Webpages load on the first attempt every time, no Airplay dropouts and far less buffering in XBMC on my Apple TV (so far at least)

Its like I've got a whole new decent modem now
Thank you :D

I bet a lot of people with these Vodafone routers are going to notice the improvements when it is rolled out to everyone, even if they didn't realise they had a problem at all


I second this. Few glitchy issues I had are fixed and it's working smoothly now. Plus, it saved me nuking my hard drive.

Thanks VF!

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  Reply # 672668 15-Aug-2012 10:10
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That's really fantastic news guys, glad it's working as intended! Laughing




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  Reply # 674385 19-Aug-2012 20:59
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I too have noticed a difference since installing the firmware. I used to get disconnections from the internet and I would get a message page from the modem saying there is a problem with your modem or words to that effect. Since installing this firmware I have not seen this message since and it has been about 5 or 6 days since firmware was installed.

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  Reply # 674800 20-Aug-2012 21:13
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Slightly OT, but does the SIPs area still work after the firmware upgrade - Lon, can you confirm that this wont be locked down?

It's been too long since I've tinkered with the ol router - my fingers are getting twitchy!!! Have noticed that website loading hasn't been so flash recently...

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  Reply # 674804 20-Aug-2012 21:20
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tanivula: Slightly OT, but does the SIPs area still work after the firmware upgrade - Lon, can you confirm that this wont be locked down?

It's been too long since I've tinkered with the ol router - my fingers are getting twitchy!!! Have noticed that website loading hasn't been so flash recently...


I'm running the new firmware with SIP and it's fine.

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  Reply # 674906 21-Aug-2012 04:37
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tanivula: Slightly OT, but does the SIPs area still work after the firmware upgrade - Lon, can you confirm that this wont be locked down?

It's been too long since I've tinkered with the ol router - my fingers are getting twitchy!!! Have noticed that website loading hasn't been so flash recently...


I'm running the new firmware with SIP and it's fine.


+1 didn't affect sip side at all.

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  Reply # 674986 21-Aug-2012 09:48
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tanivula: Slightly OT, but does the SIPs area still work after the firmware upgrade - Lon, can you confirm that this wont be locked down?

It's been too long since I've tinkered with the ol router - my fingers are getting twitchy!!! Have noticed that website loading hasn't been so flash recently...




Sorry for the late reply, and thanks to previous posters who have already responded positively. Yep, this update plays nicely with SIP :)




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