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Author Topic: New DIR-685 in Chinese !  (Read 5219 times)


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New DIR-685 in Chinese !
« on: December 31, 2009, 06:54:08 PM »

I just purchased a new DIR-685 from the Taiwan computer center (Guang Hua Shang Chang).  When I tried to configure this with my Mac (using, the whole configuration page is in Chinese.

I downloaded the new firmware and tried to upgrade the firmware to an English version and it says the firmware file (.bin file) is bad.

HELP !!!


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Re: New DIR-685 in Chinese !
« Reply #1 on: January 28, 2010, 04:23:37 PM »


Did you try the firmware on the Swedish d-link site or the US or UK site, Australia?

I guess there is a reason that the US site has a new firmware but it says US only
and in Sweden the older version is available.....
So i don't dare to use the US version to upgrade my router!

Otherwise i guess you are stuck with that ch firmware or needs to hack some check
in the code to fool it to upgrade, i can't imagine it should be a diffrent HW......

Or maybe the .bin file is corrupt! Unzip it on a PC maybe?