Automatic firmware updating
You can click on that message to check to see if new firmware is available and update your router’s firmware.
To check for new firmware and update your router: The router downloads the firmware and begins the update.
If you have, congratulations, you can stop reading this article right now, if not, read on.
Your router’s firmware is basically the operating system that is specifically designed to run on your specific make and model of router (unless you are using a multi-router compatible open source firmware such as DD-WRT).
Each router manufacturer uses different default addresses so check your specific router manufacturer’s website for details on which one your router may be using.Most modern routers use web browser based administration which means you basically type in the IP address of your router in order to access it’s administrative functions.This IP address is almost always a Private IP address which is usually accessed from inside your home network.Some routers may require that you first save the file to your computer and then select the firmware file via the administration console.Regardless of the method, make sure you are downloading directly from the manufacturer or from another trusted source (if using open source router firmware).