Joined: 18 Mar 2014
|Posted: Sat Jan 29, 2022 7:28 Post subject:
|It is just as @eibgrad said.
You can upgrade via the GUI and use whatever VPN provider you want, nowadays it can be a good idea to choose a provider which also supports WireGuard, a new and much faster VPN.
Important: the R6700 has 3 versions which are different so make sure you flash for the right version.
As you are running a very old build it could be v1 you have?
As it is a very old build I would reset to defaults before the upgrade and after the upgrade.
Reset to defaults after the upgrade is the most important one.
Put settings in manually never restore from a backup to a different build.
See the forum guidelines with helpful pointers about how to research your router, where and what firmware to download, where and how to post and many other helpful tips:
Currently we are on build 48218.
Routers:Netgear R7800, R7000, R6400v1, R6400v2, Linksys EA8500, EA6900 (XvortexCFE), E2000, E1200v1, WRT54GS v1.
Install guide R6400v2, R6700v3,XR300:https://forum.dd-wrt.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=316399
Install guide R7800/XR500: https://forum.dd-wrt.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=320614
Forum Guide Lines (important read):https://forum.dd-wrt.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=324087