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Downloading the latest firmware from Linksys support site using an OS X® Mountain Lion 10.8 or 10.9 Mavericks computer

This article will provide instructions on how to download the latest firmware for your Linksys device using an OS X® 10.8 Mountain Lion or OS X® 10.9 Mavericks computer.
 
NOTE:  Make sure that your computer has an active Internet connection.  If your computer is plugged into the router and cannot get online, disconnect the computer from your router and plug it directly to your Cable or DSL modem.

 
Step 1:
Visit the Linksys Support Site.  Enter the model number of your product in the Search field and click the model number of the device you need help with from the drop-down list.  The product page of your device will then appear.
 
NOTE:  In this example, the Linksys Wi-Fi Router, E4200 is used.

 
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QUICK TIP:  If you don’t know the model number and the hardware version of your device, click the How do I find my model number? link.

Step 2:
Under the DOWNLOADS section, click Download Software.
 
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Step 3:
Click the hardware version of your device.

 
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Step 4:
Select the firmware for your device and click the  link.
 
NOTE:  You will be prompted with the End User License Agreement, click the AGREE button.

 
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Step 5:
Click Save File when a dialog box appears.

 
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Step 6:
Select a location for the file like the Desktop and click Save.

 
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NOTE:  It is highly recommended to save all downloaded items on your Desktop to help you easily locate the file whenever you need it.  You may also rename the file for easier identification.
 
Step 7:
A progress bar will appear, showing the status of your download.  When the download is complete, click Close.

 
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NOTE:  Once the download is complete, you may proceed with the driver or firmware update of your Linksys device.
 
For instructions on how to update the driver or firmware of your Linksys device, click either of the following links:
 
Upgrading the Linksys router’s firmware using the classic web-based setup page
Updating the Linksys network adapter’s driver
Upgrading the firmware of the Powerline Fast Ethernet Adapter
Upgrading the Linksys range extender's firmware

 

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