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Author Topic: TPLink TD-W9970N  (Read 2075 times)

neil

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TPLink TD-W9970N
« on: February 16, 2023, 05:50:09 PM »

I got a new VDSL modem tplink td-w9970 hardware version 2.0 and it came with ISP firmware. And I am using it in bridge mode with my router. I want to know if I should switch to TPlink firmware? Or stick with stock ISP firmware. I read tplink firmware doesn't have support for telnet.
With my ISP stock firmware, I can use dslstats and see all the details.
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Re: TPLink TD-W9970N
« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2023, 06:34:54 PM »

If it is working ok and has the features you need with the current firmware then as it's running in bridge mode I'd leave it as is.
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Re: TPLink TD-W9970N
« Reply #2 on: February 16, 2023, 06:38:37 PM »

As you are using the TD-W9970 in bridge mode and the existing firmware allows you to do that you require then I would suggest that you do not attempt to upgrade the firmware to vanilla TP-Link.
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Re: TPLink TD-W9970N
« Reply #3 on: February 17, 2023, 04:47:55 AM »

yes, isp firmware is much better compared to tplink firmware
 
https://emulator.tp-link.com/W9970V2_Emulator/index.htm
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Re: TPLink TD-W9970N
« Reply #4 on: February 17, 2023, 05:15:12 AM »

and is there any way to save an image of current firmware installed on the modem? If I decide to and go ahead with installing the tp link firmware. According to their website, it's five 6 years old firmware.

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TD-W9970(EU)_V2_170919

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Published Date: 2017-09-19 Language: English File Size: 8.14 MB
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Re: TPLink TD-W9970N
« Reply #5 on: February 17, 2023, 08:54:13 AM »

and is there any way to save an image of current firmware installed on the modem? If I decide to and go ahead with installing the tp link firmware. According to their website, it's five 6 years old firmware.


I suspect you'd be on a one-way trip if you installed the TP_Link firmware so I'd proceed with caution.
As you are running in Bridge mode I can't see any issue with leaving it as is if it is doing what you need.
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Re: TPLink TD-W9970N
« Reply #6 on: February 17, 2023, 09:22:43 AM »

and is there any way to save an image of current firmware installed on the modem? If I decide to and go ahead with installing the tp link firmware. According to their website, it's five 6 years old firmware.

Code: [Select]
TD-W9970(EU)_V2_170919

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Published Date: 2017-09-19 Language: English File Size: 8.14 MB

https://static.tp-link.com/2020/202003/20200310/TD-W9970(EU)_V2_200228.zip

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Published Date: 2020-03-10 Language: English File Size: 8.40 MB
Notes: 
Fix the bug of CWMP vulnerability.
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Re: TPLink TD-W9970N
« Reply #7 on: February 17, 2023, 11:11:18 AM »

I suspect you'd be on a one-way trip if you installed the TP_Link firmware so I'd proceed with caution.
As you are running in Bridge mode I can't see any issue with leaving it as is if it is doing what you need.
yes, i am using it in bridge mode. Ok I will keep the ISP firmware.
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neil

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Re: TPLink TD-W9970N
« Reply #8 on: February 17, 2023, 05:09:35 PM »

https://static.tp-link.com/2020/202003/20200310/TD-W9970(EU)_V2_200228.zip

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Published Date: 2020-03-10 Language: English File Size: 8.40 MB
Notes: 
Fix the bug of CWMP vulnerability.
thanks for sharing the latest firmware
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