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    This is a discussion on lost cd need original firmware within the Sky Router forums, part of the Sky Broadband help category; is there any way of backing up my original firmware for the sky v1 router ive lost my cd nitricacid2k ...

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      lost cd need original firmware

      is there any way of backing up my original firmware for the sky v1 router

      ive lost my cd

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      Re: lost cd need original firmware

      You can either download the source code kit from Netgear which contains the original firmware, or you can download just the firmware from this unofficial link.

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      Re: lost cd need original firmware

      james is that the sky firmware mate or a netgear one?

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      Re: lost cd need original firmware

      It is the Sky one, Netgear did not release this version.

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      Re: lost cd need original firmware

      Erm, well they did release it, in the sense that they made it available, but the link I posted was indeed for the original Sky version - V1.02.28.

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      Re: lost cd need original firmware

      Sorry, I should have made it clear it was not included on their official list for the router, obviously they released it or it would not be available. Thanks to you James, it is easily accessible by us mere mortals.
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      Re: lost cd need original firmware

      When I say "available", I really did mean "available" as in "on their website". Admittedly, it's fairly well hidden, but it is listed on their GPL Open Source Code page, as model DG834GT-1SKUK.

      The problem there, though, is that it's a complete source code kit, but all you need from it is just the firmware image file (don't worry, you don't need to compile it or anything like that). Also, the kit is zipped up in a format which I'm guessing most Windows users would be struggling to cope with.

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      Re: lost cd need original firmware

      As I said James -
      Thanks to you James, it is easily accessible by us mere mortals.

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