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Router upgrade DD-WRT

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DD-WRT is an alternative firmware which is available for a variety of routers.  It is Linux based and adds features to low end routers normally only found on expensive units.  I have installed DD-WRT on a Linksys WRT54G and a Linksys (Cisco) WRT160NL, both  are inexpensive routers.  The upgrade is very simple and involves no more than finding your router on the router database and downloading the firmware file.  It is then a simple matter of using your routers standard firmware upgrade option.  This has to be one of the easiest hardware hacks I have ever come across.  If you perform this upgrade your router will now have features such as  Continue reading