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Old 01-29-2013, 02:25 PM
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Exclamation FW 3.0.0.4.270 at Asus download site

I just noticed that Asus has released fw 3.0.0.4.270 at their download site :

Version 3.0.0.4.270

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22,24 (MBytes) 2013.01.29 update

Nothing documented what is changed / updated or whatever.....

Perhaps someone wants to try it ?
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Old 01-29-2013, 02:37 PM
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I just noticed that Asus has released fw 3.0.0.4.270 at their download site :

Version 3.0.0.4.270

Description
File Size
22,24 (MBytes) 2013.01.29 update

Nothing documented what is changed / updated or whatever.....

Perhaps someone wants to try it ?
This is strange. There is no change log for this version. I am staying with Merlin's 266.23b-dw version for now.
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I am testing the Beta 3.0.0.4.321 so perhaps someone else is willing to try this firmware. I wonder why Asus has not written any change log for this one ?

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There is FW 3.0.0.4.270 for the RT-AC66U and the RT-N66U but neither have a changelog.
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In for a penny, in for a pound. I just upgraded mine from .266; we'll see what happens.
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Recently I suspect Asus changed the way they publish updates. The same thing happened to the RT-N56U, where the update appeared on the website, but the changelog was only added a day or two later.

And before someone asks... I don't know either what's changed, the GPL code usually takes a few more days before being available. I suspect it's just an interim update, while they still work on implementing the new wireless driver in the 3.0.0.4.3xx branch.

One thing that probably works in this build is the support for using your tethered phone as if it was a 3G modem. That was already working (but unannounced as they were still working on it) a few versions back, I suspect it will make an official debut in this build.
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Well , now there is a changelog :

Version 3.0.0.4.270

Description ASUS RT-AC66U Firmware Version 3.0.0.4.260 <---- !!!!!!
Fixed
1. Parental control time shift issue in GMT-8 time zone
2. Quick internet setting wizard connection issue in iOS platform
3. Quick internet setting wizard login issue when multiple device connect to router at the same time
4. Network place hyperlink issue on IE8 and IE9
5. Live update related bug.

Note that someone in the Asus company have problems related to which firmware version the changelog is related to....

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RT-N66U shows full change log now:

ASUS RT-N66U Firmware Version 3.0.0.4.270
Fixed
1. Parental control time shift issue in GMT-8 time zone
2. Quick internet setting wizard connection issue in iOS platform
3. Quick internet setting wizard login issue when multiple device connect to router at the same time
4. Network place hyperlink issue on IE8 and IE9
5. Live update related bug.

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1. Android phone USB Tethering suport. (For more information, please refer to http://support.asus.com/search.aspx?...20tethering%20)
2. Select all in parental control
3. Login password strength checker
4. Show lease time at log
5. Add hostname info for who is login
6. YES ISP support in Malaysia
7. More 3G /4G dongles support
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I loaded it last night I am glad that the parental control issue is fixed every thing seems to run just fine

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I loaded it last night I am glad that the parental control issue is fixed every thing seems to run just fine

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Does this mean that parental controls will now cut internet connection to already running applications like games and Skype as well?

Because that's the main flaw for me right now, that the router allows certain types of connections to continue to run, despite passing the set time frame (with firmware 3.0.0.4.260).
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