Ambit 250 and 255 COMPLETE

Haxorware tutorial step by step
Step 1
In Windows Networking, set your network adaptor tooIP Address: 192.168.100.10
Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0
Gateway: 192.168.100.1
Leave any other settings alone and hit OK.

Step 2

Start Tftpd32 and make sure it says 192.168.100.10 in the Server Interfaces
part,

if it does not say it then close down Tftpd32, and attach the modem you
are hacking to the Ethernet lead and power supply, wait 5 seconds and start
Tftpd32 again, it should now say 192.168.100.10, remove the power from the
modem again as its not time to have it on yet.
Browse to the dir where you put the haxorware10rc3_Ambit250_fullflash highlight it and
click ok.
Then click on show dir.

haxorware10rc3_Ambit250_fullflash.bin file and click ok.
Once that is done minimise tftpserver.

Step 3

Now start hyperterminal and make a new connection.
Use the com port that your serial is connected to on your PC using these settings:
Bits per second: 115200
Data bits: 8
Parity: None
Stop bits: 1
Flow control: None
Power the modem up.(without the cable feed in)

Code:

Enter '1', '2', or 'p' within 2 seconds or take default...
quickly Choose option P then enter your board IP address as shown below.

Code:

Board IP Address [0.0.0.0]: 192.168.100.1
(press enter)
Board IP Mask [255.255.255.0]: (leave blank press enter)
Board IP Gateway [0.0.0.0]: (leave blank press enter)
Board MAC Address [00:10:18:ff:ff:ff]: (leave blank press enter)
Internal/External phy? (i/e)[i]
(leave blank press enter)
Now you should get the main menu...

Code:

Main Menu:
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d) Download and save to flash
g) Download and run from RAM
c) Store icePROM bootloader to flash
b) Boot from flash
e) Erase flash sector
m) Set mode
s) Store bootloader parameters to flash
i) Re-init ethernet
r) Read memory
w) Write memory
Choose option D and enter the text as below

Code:

Board TFTP Server IP Address [0.0.0.0]: 192.168.100.10 (press enter)
Enter TFTP filename []:haxorware10rc3_Ambit250_fullflash.bin (press enter)
You should now see the following appear:
Code:

Free store: a0500000
Starting TFTP of haxorware10rc3_Ambit250_fullflash.bin from 192.168.100.10
Getting haxorware10rc3_Ambit250_fullflash.bin using octet mode
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Tftp
complete
Received 2097152 bytes
HCS failed on Image 0 Program Header
Next you should get:
Code:

Image does not have standard header. Do you wish to store it? [n] Y
(press enter)
Programming 2097152 bytes
Enter sector to start store: 0
(type 0 press enter)
The modem will now write the new firmware to the flash.

Code:

Store parameters to flash ? [n]

(press enter)

Now you should get the main menu again.
The modem is now flashed and you can close your copy of HyperTerminal and disconnect
your MAX232 lead. (Make sure you power off the modem before you remove your
max lead)

CLOSE TFTP SERVER DOWN
Now reboot the modem.(still no cable feed yet) Give it a minute to power up.
Step 4

Now load INTERNET EXPLORER and press 192.168.100.1 in the address bar and it
Should take you to the Haxorware page to sort out the settings, cool well the
settings are as follows-

Press Save

Preferred DS Freq 1 – 402750000 this is for NTL, TW is 331000000 and others are
different

Press Save

Press save
Next you need to set your config file for your speed.
If you want to force the 20mb option, then use cmreg-ntlhm250-rts22.cm for
NTL area, And
cm-cpe2-20480-768 for TW area.

Press save

Press save
Step 5
Now put your IP options back to - Obtain IP address Automatically and attach
your cable feed then reboot your modem.
And that is that, that should be everything done and you should now be able to
get online.
I hope this tutorial will help
Thanks to PokerPlayer where i got most of this tut from. I have only rewritten it
and added pictures
Good luck
WDC8Ball

DISCLAIMER: Hacking is bad. don't do it.