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Firmware update for the HG556a

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Firmware update for the HG556a

by Frequent Poster kasper58 Frequent Poster
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What a royal run-around to get this modem working.

Started a ticket with Help Desk for issues with DDNS & Saving Settings. That was two months ago, and that has been escalated.

Have seen there is a ver 030 available in NZ, but can I find it.
Contacted the Help Desk and was pointed to the Irish firmware.
The Vodafone (NZ)firmware site is proported to be testvf.co.nz. nothing on this site.

Does anyone know where a functionng firmware for this modem is available.
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by Retired Staff Dylan Retired Staff
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kasper58, on 13 July 2011 - 03:07 PM, said:

What a royal run-around to get this modem working.

Started a ticket with Help Desk for issues with DDNS & Saving Settings. That was two months ago, and that has been escalated.

Have seen there is a ver 030 available in NZ, but can I find it.
Contacted the Help Desk and was pointed to the Irish firmware.
The Vodafone (NZ)firmware site is proported to be testvf.co.nz. nothing on this site.

Does anyone know where a functionng firmware for this modem is available.



Hi there,

We're still looking into the DynDNS issue. There is no difference of DynDNS functionality between versions of the hg556a firmware.

The New Zealand version of the HG556 firmware is now available again at this site;
testvf.co.nz/hg556a/


Cheers,

Dylan

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by Shindig Starter Poster
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The only available FW on that link above is the original one?

No links to B028, 29 or 30?

Any ideas where to download them from??

Thank you
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by Retired Staff Dylan Retired Staff
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Shindig, on 18 July 2011 - 08:57 AM, said:

The only available FW on that link above is the original one?

No links to B028, 29 or 30?

Any ideas where to download them from??

Thank you


The later versions have been removed for the time being. There should be no reason to update the firmware on the hg556a modem.
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by Shindig Starter Poster
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Oh right, So B028 is the latest?

What is this B029 I have seen mentioned?


regards
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by sgh77 Starter Poster
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Shindig, on 18 July 2011 - 08:25 AM, said:

Oh right, So B028 is the latest?

What is this B029 I have seen mentioned?


regards



Did you get it sorted? is HG556aV100R001C12B032SP01.bin 18-Oct-2011 16:23 10.0M the latest firmware?
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by Retired Staff Dylan Retired Staff
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sgh77, on 28 October 2011 - 11:36 AM, said:

is HG556aV100R001C12B032SP01.bin 18-Oct-2011 16:23 10.0M the latest firmware?

Yes.

The differences between versions are listed in testvf.co.nz/hg556a/NOTE%20ON%20FIRMWARE%20REVISION.txt
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by jackiewu85 Starter Poster
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Hi There,

I have recently signed up with vodafone, and just received my new modem. I cant find the update firmware tab on my HG556a control panel, so how can I update the firmwares?

Cheers


Dylan, on 01 November 2011 - 12:40 PM, said:

sgh77, on 28 October 2011 - 11:36 AM, said:

is HG556aV100R001C12B032SP01.bin 18-Oct-2011 16:23 10.0M the latest firmware?

Yes.

The differences between versions are listed in testvf.co.nz/hg556a/NOTE%20ON%20FIRMWARE%20REVISION.txt
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by recko Starter Poster
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Default Login doesn't show all settings etc...


Login into the Modem as :

user: advanced

pass: advanced
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by Retired Staff Nigelhu Retired Staff
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Hi All,

There is no benefit to upgrading the firmware on the HG556a to the latest version B032 as the only difference between B032 and B028 is that B032 enables the use of our Vodafone easy office product.

If you want to upgrade due to an issue you are experiencing with your device please post about the issue so we can help you fix it.

Best Regards,


Nigel

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