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1) Load Netboot,
If you are using windows XP or windows 2000 tick
the AUTO IP box as shown below.
2) If you are not using either version of
windows then you MUST set the IP to 192.168.100.10
yourself. Usually this can be done by loading
control panel, clicking on network and then open
the network adaptor connected to the modem. Just
scroll down the list until you find TCP/IP and
click on properties and input a manual IP (subnet
mask = 255.255.255.0)
3) Now set up like this:
Reset Modem before
SNMP Port: 161
Enable FTP Server:
Always run: NOT Ticked
(make sure you untick this)
Auto IP (2k/XP & newer
Adapter: Select the
network card connected to modem
FTP root path: Click on
the yellow folder button circled in
red below and select the
NOTE: Each model has own specific files so
ensure you use the correct ones
NOTE: Remember to type the location to the file
NOTE: Select the correct network interface if
you have more than one, its the one that connects
the computer to the modem.
4) When your ready click on boot over network,
and wait for your modem to reboot.
5) Open http://192.168.100.1/hack.html
6) Browse to your firmware and then click on
7) Wait, it can take up to 5 minutes. Your modem
will reboot if successful.
Modems from America or Japan
For anybody who has a modem that comes from
America or Japan, you will need to do the
1) Firstly flash your modem with Fibercoax
2) Reset to defaults and reboot your modem
3) Go to the internal web pages http://192.168.100.1
& click on the configuration tab.
4) Click on the dropdown menu and select
"European PAL I/B/G" & click save changes.
Your modem will permanently have this feature
available no matter what firmware you decide to
flash your modem with.
5) If you now decide you want to change the
firmware you've got installed you'll need to first
into your web browser
This will allow your modem to take updates, (as
Fibercoax disables updates by default).
6) Now just follow the tutorial again but in
Netboot change your SNMP port to 225 and flash your
new choice of firmware to the modem.