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I was trying to install dd-wrt on it but it didn't work well. So I'm trying to load the original D-link firmware... I can always get to the emergency firmware upload page after resetting the router but whenever I try uploading the firmware it hangs for a couple seconds and times out... doesn't respond to pings either. I've tried both ver 1.10 and 1.12 of the firmware here http://www.dlink.com/us/en/support/product/dir-330-ethernet-vpn-router-8-port-10-100-switch

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On the back of your router, there will be a little reset button. This thing:

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Stick a paperclip in there and it will reset to factory default. This will also reset the firmware.

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What do you mean by "reset the firmware"? I highly doubt a factory reset will do anything to the firmware. –  Darth Android Aug 21 '13 at 22:06
    
When you restore your router to factory default it restores to to exactly as it came from the factory. At least, when I did this to my router (a D-Link DIR-655) it did. –  Chipperyman Aug 21 '13 at 22:16
    
It resets the NVRAM (settings, etc.), but it does not reset the firmware back to the version shipped by the factory. If you flash it with a new firmware, you can reset it all you want but it'll still have the new firmware. –  Darth Android Aug 21 '13 at 22:25
    
did the 30/30/30 reset... held reset for 30 seconds while power on, unplugged while holding reset still for 30 seconds, then turned it back on with power on and held for another 30 seconds... also with power off held reset and plugged it in for another 10 seconds.. –  heri0n Aug 21 '13 at 22:29
    
On my router (also a D-Link) it works, guess it's model specific. Sorry. –  Chipperyman Aug 21 '13 at 23:01

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