After I got off work yesterday I tried to access myspace.com. It would hardly load (take around 5 minutes to do so), and then I could not log in. I wrote this off as a problem with MySpace and forgot about it. Later that night I found out everyone I knew could access it with no problem what so ever. I could access it on my phone as well. I figured it was a problem with my computer so I ran virus scans, cleared the cache, the works. Still nothing. In the morning I talked to my mother, who uses another computer in the house, and she told me she couldn't access certain websites either. I tried the websites I couldn't access on her computer and sure enough they didn't work on hers either. I connected my computer directly to my modem, and the websites came up just as quickly as any other. So that's how I figured out it was my router.
I'm 99% positive I need to update the firmware. I called Linksys, and because my router was out of warranty they wanted to connect me to another department and charge me $29.99 just to talk to them. Yep, no thanks!
So that's when I come to you guys. Everywhere I look about updating the firmware tells me that I'll download a .zip file from Linksys, but the file that I get when clicking on the firmware update is a .bin file! Could someone please guide me in the right direction?
I have Windows Vista, my mother has Windows XP.
Our router is a Linksys Wireless-G Broadband Router. WRT54G version 8
Anything else you need to know, just let me know. Thank you so much!
Edited by Trazi_Kitana, 15 July 2008 - 03:54 PM.