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RT-AC68U Firmware update problems

Discussion in 'ASUS AC Routers & Adapters' started by Jim Eriksen, Feb 11, 2019.

  1. Jim Eriksen

    Jim Eriksen New Around Here

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    Hi guys.
    So i wanted to update my firmware. And as i see alot of people has strugled with just that. Im currently running 3.0.0.4.374_5517 , and i cant seem to get this updated. i'v tryed all the troubeshoot steps. I have downloaded the tools. etc etc. and nothing works.

    But then i came across something on this forum, that says i cant go from this firmware build to the newest. i have to do it in steps. So my question is. Where can i find all of the firmware updates so i can do this in steps. :) I can only find the newest firmware at asus's page.

    Thank you so much.

    Jim-
     
  2. OzarkEdge

    OzarkEdge Very Senior Member

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    Have you called and asked ASUS Tech Support?

    OE
     
  3. Jim Eriksen

    Jim Eriksen New Around Here

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    No havent. Tech support in my country is not all that good.
    But i want to try and update in steps. so if you can point me in the right direction :)
     
  4. OzarkEdge

    OzarkEdge Very Senior Member

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    I already did.

    Your OP likely answers your own question.

    I would contact ASUS to find the required firmware. Maybe you can call or e-mail ASUS Tech Support somewhere in the world that will link you up with a solution.

    Or wait here for a better solution. :)

    OE
     
  5. Pierino

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  6. Larsea-dk

    Larsea-dk New Around Here

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    I have exactly same issue with a ac68u with FW 3.0.0.4.374 which i want to use as node in aimesh with my other ac68u which is upgraded.

    I have contacted ASUS both by phone and by mail. Have tried all available fw from asus webpage including trying the rescue2000 tool. No luck. Asus said i could go back to retailer, but i have lost my bill so guess its dead end. Thought ASUS had greater service than that.

    They also didn’t have older fw versions, so i can’t try to update in smaller step i.e. 374->378->380 and then finally 384. My other ac68u had fw 378 initially.

    Any ideas or is there another solution i.e with cable between? Because of a surveillance system I need both router having same ip adress area 192.168.0.xxx
     
  7. Ronald Schwerer

    Ronald Schwerer Senior Member

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  8. RMerlin

    RMerlin Super Moderator

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    Another solution is to install version 378.55 of my firmware, then install the latest Asus firmware.
     
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  9. Larsea-dk

    Larsea-dk New Around Here

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    Great and fast help, thank you very much!! I couldn’t find the fw anywhere and were unsure if I could use your fw Merlin as a part of the update path.
    Strangely, ASUS support didn’t knew at all what to do. I just expected that I need to go in more steps..
    But again, thanks a lot!
     
  10. Jim Eriksen

    Jim Eriksen New Around Here

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    thank you !