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Published Date: 2009-12-10 Language: English File Size: 1.280 MB

Modifications and Bug Fixes:

  1. Fix a problem that when set a UDP virtual server, the router will not forward the reply packet of the server to the WAN port.
  2. Fix a problem that the WEB page will not jump to the main page after rebooting the router.
  3. Fix a problem that the PPPoE link maintenance function will not work after receiving the Echo-Request packet.
  4. Prohibiting Virtual Servers and Port Triggering from using ports 2048-2303(Which are reserved for the router).
  5. Fix a problem that the network mask will displayed as on status page and system log page after PPTP/PPPoE/L2TP connection is established.
  6. Fix a problem that the Service Name is of no effort in PPPoE mode.


For TL-R480T+ V2&V3


Published Date: 2009-10-08 Language: English File Size: 1.281 MB

Modifications and Bug Fixes:

  1. 1.New style of management page;
  2. 2.Modified Load Balance moudle;
  3. 3.Added No-IP support;
  4. 4.Added Black and White List in Domain Filtering function;
  5. 5.Added Diagnostic feature;
  6. 6.Removed WAN Speed Detect function.


for TL-R480T+ v2


Published Date: 2008-06-25 Language: English File Size: 1.313 MB

Modifications and Bug Fixes:

  1. Fixed some IP address input bugs of Balance Flow.
Note:After upgrade TL-R480T+ v2 from firmware version 070423 to 080625, all the configurations will be lost. Please back up the configurations before upgrading.


for TL-R480T+ v2

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