Solved

Re-flashing the firmware of ADSL modem Auslinx AL-2007

Posted on 2013-01-30
6
550 Views
Last Modified: 2013-02-13
I have corrupted firmware of my modem. I have read that it's possible to re-flash the firmware and I found a clone of my modem Billion Bipac 711CE. Here is a link to download this re-flashing utility http://au.billion.com/downloads/711CE_reflash_utility.zip . What do I need now is putting my PC in DOS. I tried to use both Windows 98SE and Windows XP floppy boot disks created under those mentioned above operating systems but I couldn't reach the C:\FLASH to which I have copied the content of folder DOS Flash Utility. I really faced the problem where to find clear DOS with USB drivers and perhaps LAN support too, because although modem has to be flashed via USB, the manufacturer advises to plug the network cable as well. Please help me to find that DOS as well as instructions on how to install it on CD or HDD.
0
Comment
Question by:dmitrij75
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
  • 2
6 Comments
 
LVL 14

Expert Comment

by:ThomasMcA2
ID: 38837064
I thought the XP install program had a "recovery console" that opened a DOS prompt, which should let you do what you are trying to do.

The floppy versions don't contain all of the features of the CD version because of disk space limitations. So try downloading a CD version of XP, burn it to a CD, boot from the CD, then try again.
0
 
LVL 14

Expert Comment

by:Don Thomson
ID: 38840698
Why Would you not just run CMD  and go to the Dos Command Prompt for XP or Win7
0
 
LVL 14

Expert Comment

by:ThomasMcA2
ID: 38840743
@DTHConsulting: I think he's saying he did that, but then the C drive is not seen as an available drive.
0
Free Tool: SSL Checker

Scans your site and returns information about your SSL implementation and certificate. Helpful for debugging and validating your SSL configuration.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:dmitrij75
ID: 38855423
Above methods are not work. Recovery console can not run .bat files and re-flashing utility demands a clear DOS. So the question is open.
0
 
LVL 14

Accepted Solution

by:
ThomasMcA2 earned 500 total points
ID: 38856774
Try booting from an Ultimate Boot CD, and run your .bat file from there.
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:dmitrij75
ID: 38884652
Thanks Thomas, reflashed successfully!
0

Featured Post

On Demand Webinar - Networking for the Cloud Era

This webinar discusses:
-Common barriers companies experience when moving to the cloud
-How SD-WAN changes the way we look at networks
-Best practices customers should employ moving forward with cloud migration
-What happens behind the scenes of SteelConnect’s one-click button

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Being a system administrator some time we require to do things remotely, one of them is installing software. Here I am going to tell you how to install software through wmic (Windows management instrument console). I am not at all saying that this i…
Introduction: Recently, I got a requirement to zip all files individually with batch file script in Windows OS. I don't know much about scripting, but I searched Google and found a lot of examples and websites to complete my task. Finally, I was ab…
Exchange organizations may use the Journaling Agent of the Transport Service to archive messages going through Exchange. However, if the Transport Service is integrated with some email content management application (such as an antispam), the admini…
Attackers love to prey on accounts that have privileges. Reducing privileged accounts and protecting privileged accounts therefore is paramount. Users, groups, and service accounts need to be protected to help protect the entire Active Directory …

726 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question