Nov 20

If you are experiencing router reboots, try using the crash recovery method and reflashing an earlier firmware.

Use the following steps to crash recover your D-Link DIR-450:

Step 1 Download the firmware you wish to use from our support site.

Step 2 Unplug the power from the router. Hold in the reset button and plug the power back in. Continue holding for 10 seconds and then release.

Step 3 Statically assign an IP address to your computer in the same IP subnet range: 192.168.0.x (where x is any number between 2 and 254). Your Subnet Mask should be

Step 4 Open a web browser such as Internet Explorer or Netscape and enter the IP address of the DIR-450 (

Step 5 You should see the crash recovery page. Browse to the location of the firmware on your hard-drive and click the Send button.

Your D-Link router should now be stable and ready to configure.

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