Updating your Huawei HG530 firmware will additionally adjust your router's settings. Almost all Huawei HG530 users have done so, although not all users have the same reasons. Some of the reasons would be: I got tired of seeing the dreaded yellow exclamation points where my DMZ ends up when I cam across that port. I was getting a bad connection with a specific firewalled server which was only accessible through this port. I am going to switch to using VPN to access the Internet. I want to learn how to use CSF (Computer Security Force) or firewalls. While such are all valid reasons, starting with a clean slate really helps if you're having difficulties isolating problems and wants to take your Huawei HG530 everywhere as a secure piece of gear. WARNING: rebooting router might wipe your existing settings! If you're getting ready to update your modem firmware, you probably don't need to reboot your router as well because you're locking yourself into the most current modem software. But if you're considering switching to a VPN, or CSF firewall, or need to del...eryou're wiping any existing settings, rebooting is your only option.
Updating the firmware is as easy as downloading it. Whenever you experience a problem, check your routers manual. x.x.x.x.x:809 stands for the IP address. If there is no port listed, try using any port other than that one.
Technical support for your Huawei is good on average, but you might have to phone into your ISP/telcom company, or Huawei. Most often, your ISP will have the correct forum or website. So before you leave this page, make sure you have made sure switching back to the original modem firmware is possible. If not it is an OS #...vable. d2c66b5586