Multi-WAN Support

Enable Two internet connections to load balance your connectivity. Enjoy Flawless streaming netflix, youtube , hulu , roku etc without any interruption and take your network to a whole new level.

Extender mode

You can turn your router into a range extender and Give a massive Boost to your network coverage . Eliminate every Dead Zone at your residence with the help of dd-wrt extender mode.

VPN Service

Offer Faster connection and ability to hide your real identity . Get access to restricted sites around the world like youtube, netflix etc. Support Open VPN and any VPN service.


DD-WRT is a firmware that was developed by Sebastian Gottschall at New Media – Net based in Berliner Ring 101, 64625 Bensheim, Germany. It is a Linux and GNU based firmware for any Wireless Router or Access point, this firmware can enhance any wireless router with a great performance and many inbuilt features that can make a router work like super smart router.
This DD-WRT firmware was first released on 22nd January, 2005 for WRT54-G Router with Version V16. It is a replacement for any inbuilt firmware of a router by the manufacturer. There are few companies like; Buffalo Technology who have shipped the wireless Routers with inbuilt Customized version of DD-WRT.

DD-WRT is stable after  27th July, 2008 with the latest version of V24.

Requirement for DD-WRT update

All you need to make sure before updating the wireless router with the DD-WRT update is the compatibility of your router. So let’s say if the router is not compatible with DDWRT firmware it could land your router to dead router.

There is a list of some requirement below:

  • The DD-WRT requires a minimum of 4 Mb of flash memory for all the wireless routers.
  • The Micro version requires minimum of 2Mb of Flash Memory and 128 Kb CFE (Common Firmware Environment) storage space.
  • The latest version ATHEROS, RALINK requires at least 4Mb of flash memory or 8Mb for those users, who install large number of software’s to their routers and who runs a build compiled with additional Functionality.

For more information to see if your own router is not compatible with the DD-WRT firmware can go through

Features for DD-WRT update

There is a list of feature below that can make your router work like super smart router.

  • 13 languages
  • Client mode
  • Client mode with WPA
  • Hotspot Portal
  • IPv6 Connectivity Support
  • MMC/ SD Card Support
  • QoS bandwidth management
  • Static routing Entries and gateway (DGP, OSPF& RIP2)
  • Site Survey
  • Transmit Power Adjustment
  • VLAN
  • WPA2 for Xbox configuration

In last couple of years DD-WRT provides the VPN service for the users.

Update Instructions for DD-WRT

After you have verified that the router you are using is compatible for the DD-WRT update. follow the following instruction to do the firmware update for ddwrt :

  • Logon onto download the firmware to your computer and save it, as per to the supported Version you need.
  • Connect your ddwrt router to your computer wirelessly or maybe with a Ethernet cable.
  • You should have the default IP address for your router (For Example ; Linksys, Netgear, Tplink
  • In case you don’t know the IP address, you can find it by typing IPCONFIG in the command prompt of your windows computer you will see a default gateway address a number starting with 192.168 or 10.0.
  • Open a browser and at the top on the address bar type in the default IP address and hit enter.
  • Next you will see will be the Login Screen type in your credential if you don’t know it contact the manufacturer, look under the router for admin(istration) username and password or look at the user guide given by the manufacturer.
  • Now click firmware update under the wireless tab.
  • Click on choose a file, go to the location where you have saved the file for the DD-WRT firmware and upload it.
  • Your router will restart and update the firmware automatically.

The firmware update is complete here and you can enjoy the new mode of your old router.

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