DLINK DI-604 Factory Default Reflash Procedure

You don't have to worry about making a paper weight out of your DI-604 by flashing it with test firmware. It has a tiny flash program saved in the boot sector of the flash that cannot be overwritten. You can restore your flash by doing the following:

  1. Get firmware from DLINK website (of course, duh!)
  2. Power off the router
  3. Give your computer a static IP address of
  4. Push and hold the reset button down with a paper clip or something similar.
  5. While holding the reset button down plug the router back in and keep holding the reset button down for 10 seconds.
  6. Open a browser and go to

You should see a simple web page with and edit box, a browse button and a send button. Use this to flash your router with the DLink firmware and all should be well again.

Info from Chris Windibank, 01/Mar/04

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