How do I upgrade the firmware on my DWL-2000AP DWL-2000AP DWL-2100AP DWL-6000AP DWL-7000AP DWL-7100AP and DWL-900AP?

Please read before upgrading:

  • Upgrading firmware will reset the settings to default whichmeans you will lose all your settings.
  • Do NOT upgrade firmware over a wirelessconnection. You may damage the access point.

Step 1 Download the firmware and save the fileto your computer. You may want to save the file to your desktop. Donot try to run or launch the file - it will not work.

Step 2 If you are connecting the access pointdirectly to your pc you will need a cross-over cable. Connecting toa switch or router you will use a straight through cable.

WARNING: DO NOT upgrade the firmware with awireless connection. You may damage the access point.

Step 3 Open your web browser, enter the IP addressof your access point ( and clickOK.

Step 4 Enter your username (admin) and yourpassword (blank by default). Click OK to enter theweb configuration for the device.

Step 5 Click on the Tools tab andthen the Firmware button on the left side. Clickon the Browse button and browse to the .bin or.tfp file you extracted in Step 1. Highlight the file by clickingon it once and click Open. ClickApply. It will take a few seconds for the upgradeto complete. Click on the Continue button.

Step 6 After the access point reboots, close yourweb browser and reopen it. Enter to reconnect with theweb configuration. Enter username admin and again leave thepassword blank. Click OK. The firmware upgrade isnow complete.

Step 7 If you have problems with the webconfiguration at this point, unplug the power to the access point,wait 10 seconds, and plug back in. Repeat step 6. If this did nothelp, perform a hard reset on the access point. To perform a hardreset, use a paperclip and hold down the reset button on the backof the unit for 10 seconds while the device is powered on. Releaseit and the access point will reboot, the lights will blink, andthen stabilize. Repeat Step 6.

Step 8 You can now reconfigure the accesspoint.

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