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Norton Core Firmware Update - Release Notes

Hi everyone,

From time-to-time, the Norton Core team releases firmware updates to your Norton Core router. This thread will list the Release Notes of the latest updates released by the Norton Core team.

To check if you have a new firmware update available, please follow the below procedure:

  1. Launch the Norton Core app.

  2. On the top-left corner, tap the menu icon.

  3. Tap Settings.

  4. Scroll down the Settings menu and tap About.

  5. Under Firmware Version, tap Update Available. (If your firmware is current it will say Up to date.)

    You may be prompted to reset the Norton Core router to update the firmware.

  6. In the confirmation screen, tap Yes.

  7. Follow the on-screen instructions.

    After the firmware update is complete, you are prompted to sign in with your Norton account credentials.

or see the knowledge base article:
https://support.norton.com/sp/en/us/norton-core-security/current/solutio...

To receive automatic notifications of firmware updates, Please subscribe to this post.

 - Click on the Subscribe button below this original post, which will sign you up for email notifications every time we post an announcement.

Mohanakrishnan G | Norton Forums Administrator | Symantec Corporation

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Re: Norton Core Firmware Update - Release Notes

Firmware update v164 is now available - Published on August 21, 2017:

Release notes for v164

  • Corrected an error in parental control filtering where the “cult” category accidentally included the “religion” category
  • Added logic to prevent a continuous restart loop in the rare event a firmware update is corrupted when stored
Mohanakrishnan G | Norton Forums Administrator | Symantec Corporation
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Re: Norton Core Firmware Update - Release Notes

Firmware update v180 is now available - Published on September 22, 2017

Release notes for v180

  • Improved ability to recognize trustworthy sites, including speed testing
  • Improvements to device priority feature — more accurate bandwidth allocation, no longer necessary to restart the network when a priority device time has changed or expired
  • Improvements to device quarantine feature — prevent these devices from setting up UPnP port forwarding
  • Fix for an issue occasionally causing the router to restart
  • Fix for an issue where duplicate IP addresses could be distributed after a router restart
  • Miscellaneous additional bug fixes and performance improvements
  • Device Priority improvements: No reboot required after time has elapsed
  • Live Update improvements 
Gayathri R | Norton Forums Administrator | Symantec Corporation
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Re: Norton Core Firmware Update - Release Notes

Firmware update v191 is now available - Published on September 27, 2017

Release notes for v191

  • Improved the stability of Firmware updates and internet connectivity
Tony Weiss | Norton Forums Global Community Manager | Symantec Corporation
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Re: Norton Core Firmware Update - Release Notes

Firmware update v193 is now available - Published on October 10, 2017

Release notes for v193:

  • Improvements made to firmware stability 
  • Changes to Factory Reset timer – triggers reset after a minimum 10 sec button press
  • Improvements made to Onboarding process
  • Other fixes and changes to improve overall performance
Gayathri R | Norton Forums Administrator | Symantec Corporation
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Re: Norton Core Firmware Update - Release Notes

Firmware update v202 is now available - Published on November 07, 2017

Release notes for v202:

  • Improvements made to firmware stability and overall performance
  • Corrected an issue where corrected firmware version is not displayed
  • Corrected an issue where speed test is autorun after reboot
Gayathri R | Norton Forums Administrator | Symantec Corporation
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Re: Norton Core Firmware Update - Release Notes

Firmware update v207 is now available - Published on November 21, 2017

Release notes for v207:

  • Made changes to ensure LAN to LAN communication is seamless
  • Corrected an issue where speed test is autorun during on-boarding
  • Other changes to enhance performance
Gayathri R | Norton Forums Administrator | Symantec Corporation
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Re: Norton Core Firmware Update - Release Notes

Firmware update v213 is now available - Published on December 1, 2017

Release notes for v213:

  • Fixed an instability issue causing internet connection to drop frequently
Gayathri R | Norton Forums Administrator | Symantec Corporation
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Re: Norton Core Firmware Update - Release Notes

Firmware update v223 is now available - Published on December 19, 2017

Release notes for v223:

  • Corrects a memory corruption issue that can cause the Core to restart
  • Other changes to enhance performance
Gayathri R | Norton Forums Administrator | Symantec Corporation
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Re: Norton Core Firmware Update - Release Notes

Firmware update v226 is now available - Published on January 17, 2018

Release notes for v226:

  • Minor stability improvement which addresses an issue where the router can occasionally lose connectivity and display an amber light ring.
Gayathri R | Norton Forums Administrator | Symantec Corporation
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Re: Norton Core Firmware Update - Release Notes

Firmware update v229 is now available - Published on February 23, 2018

Release notes for v229:

  • Minor improvement to automatic firmware update mechanism
  • Additional diagnostics to better monitor router stability
Gayathri R | Norton Forums Administrator | Symantec Corporation
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Re: Norton Core Firmware Update - Release Notes

Update: This Firmware update is now available to all customers.

Firmware update v237 is now available - Published on March 29, 2018

Release notes for v237:

  • Improves overall router performance
    • Delivers stability improvements to prevent loss of internet connectivity
    • Reduces the number of router restarts
  • Enhances security from possible port scans and attacks
  • Improves blocked devices status reporting
  • Prevents duplicate device IP addresses

Note: This firmware update is currently deployed to a limited audience, before being made fully available.

Gayathri R | Norton Forums Administrator | Symantec Corporation

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