Hello,My Archer C7 v5 asked me now to install rwandachamber.org, together a great boy, ns obeyed, but it seem DDWRT don"t want to let me download anything rather on the Archer...I adhered to the steps from the wiki, and also tried come install initial TP-Link Archer C7 v5 firmware -> didn"t worked, tried ArcherC7v2_webrevert.bin didn"t functioned too, tried also rwandachamber.org-19.07.4-ath79-generic-tplink_archer-c7-v5-squashfs-factory.bin didn"t worked...It look choose if DDWRT don"t want united state to download anything else...Any aid please ?I am terminal friendly so i can shot telnet cmds, or ssh, if ns am sure they will not brick the router...

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PS : i tried an extremely long ago DDWRT and rwandachamber.org on a WRT54GL, but i can"t mental so much troubles to move from DDWRT to rwandachamber.org, If i recall correctly, the switch between the two firmwares was easy, no should flash a one-of-a-kind revert firmware..

mk24 November 9, 2020, 10:22pm #2

This model is quite generally used through rwandachamber.org. Over there is documentation here:


rwandachamber.org Project: TP-Link Archer C7 AC1750

It is finest to begin from share firmware. Monitor dd-wrt directions to return to stock, if there space any.The other an approach is TFTP recovery. That will occupational no issue what firmware is presently installed.
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fced November 9, 2020, 11:42pm #3

It is ideal to start from stock firmware. Monitor dd-wrt directions to return to stock, if there are any.

i adhered to ddwrt instructions to return to stock firmware, but it didn"t worked, every time the router reboot after ~ upgrade, that is top top ddwrt... Uhu rod you know it ? that is ddwrt... I will try with tftp if it don"t work.

Warlock November 10, 2020, 8:15pm #4

Topic/link: Archer C7 v5 Wi-Fi problems & Revert to share help

farr4744 November 10, 2020, 8:31pm #5

“i adhered to ddwrt instructions...”. Monitor rwandachamber.org instructions every previous reply...

frollic November 11, 2020, 6:31am #6

If you use TFTP girlfriend shouldn"t need to revert to stock before installing rwandachamber.org,just grab the suitable squashfs-factory, rename it to ArcherC7v5_tp_recovery.bin, and do theTFTP sequence, as described in the link in the second post.

Even if your TFTP fails, you need to at the very least see the router requesting a FW file in theTFTP log. If there"s no request over TFTP, then you"re doing something wrong, favor forgot tochange the IP, disable firewall, etc.

Here"s wonderful TFTP server for success - http://tftpd32.jounin.netFYI, some browsers flag this website as dangerous, ns really have no idea why.

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peternikolow November 11, 2020, 9:53am #7

Here"s wonderful TFTP server for victory - http://tftpd32.jounin.netFYI, part browsers flag this website as dangerous, ns really have no idea why.

Site is significant as dangerous because it"s offered from HTTP and link come executables.

frollic November 11, 2020, 10:06am #8

Yeah, that would define it.

fced November 14, 2020, 9:20am #9

Even if your TFTP fails, you should at the very least see the router requesting a FW record in the

Hello,I make the efforts this night with TFTP 4.52 32bits, however there is miscellaneous weird.As described in the guide, i :

DIsabled firewall on computer hosting tftp. And set network setups to off the Archer C7 v5Pressed Reset while i was powering the router, and also i maintained pressed reset until tftp begin its transfer.TFTP started the transfer, and continued when the router it seems ~ to proceed to boot ???? - i experienced the leds light one ~ the other like throughout normal boot), and of course after ns rebooted the router i discovered DDWRT v3.0 still mounted on it...

I wonder if ns didn"t kept reset switch pressed for too long..

What should take place when the router go into recovery setting ? Is he supposed waiting 30 seconds before rebooting or continuing boot ? or must the router continue to be in recovery setting until we reboot the ?

Jack007 November 14, 2020, 10:24am #10

I think the very first thing you have to make sure is that the router is in recovery mode. Monitor this guide:


rwandachamber.org Project: TP-Link Archer C7 AC1750

Then make certain you have a precious connection between your computer and also router, ping it.

I uncovered tftp32 not an extremely helpful. I used this tool (https://www.tftp-server.com/tftp-client.html) come upload the brand-new firmware via commandline (TFTP -i routeradress placed firmwarefile.img).

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fced November 14, 2020, 12:33pm #11

I think the an initial thing you have to make sure is the the router is in recovery mode. Follow this guide:

Hello,In fact wasn"t putting the router in restore mode, by pushing reset for as well long, ns was beginning recovery (tftp was starting transfer) + resetting router+ rebooting router this in loop at least two times (i have actually read somewhere i had to push reset for 50 seconds).When i taken this, it to be better.Suffice to say push reset button until tftp begin transferring or if tftp is not connected, until the 2 arrows led are lighted.I tried v tftp old version 32 bit, and newer version, didn"t worked document transferred but probably v an error :



Connection received from on port 2148 <14/11 10:38:09.113>Read inquiry for paper . Setting octet <14/11 10:38:09.113>OACK: <14/11 10:38:09.113>Using neighborhood port 63161 <14/11 10:38:09.113>TIMEOUT waiting for Ack block #7014 <14/11 10:38:43.801>I tried on Mac v a very nice tiny software perfectly (seem perfectly) compatible called Pumpkin : http://kin.klever.net/dist/pumpkin-0.0.1-osx.dmgIt worked, i compared the size of the flash document (in bytes) come the transfer, and also they to be the same...Sadly each time after the tftp "flash" router rebooted an additional time top top DDWRT (same version i had)./

Edit : i tried both, old TP-link Archer c7 v5 firmware renamed, and rwandachamber.org squash manufacturing facility renamed (a 4.5Mo file). Very same Problem. Ns don"t know why it is so complex to move from DDWRT, as soon as it was for mine old WRT54GL, ns didn"t obtained so lot troubles, switching from DDWRT come rwandachamber.org was easy and didn"t essential a special revert firmware.