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Bricked my Asus WL-520gu Router


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I decided to flash from DD-WRT to Tomato. I went into settings, backed everything up and flashed. Everything looks fine except now I can't access the router gui using 192.168.1.1 or 192.168.69.1 (what I used before). Firmware recovery seems to flash, but I still can't access it. Any ideas ?

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If it's anything like other ASUS routers their is software on the CD or that you can download that helps recover firmware when it gets borked.

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I tried the recovery software.....it flashes ok, but I can't access the gui still

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Have a look here and see if this helps.

Tomato

dd-wrt

Also here.

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Tried the instructions here.....

http://tomatousb.org/forum/t-314030

Tried flashing and I cant even get into recovery now....all the lan lights came on and the power and air lights just flash....i think its truely dead now

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Sometimes you can use TFTP to recover a "bricked" router. Not sure how to solve the original issue though.

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I think its dead....computer does even detect its plugged in now.... sigh.... time for a new router

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