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I have installed this firmware since I thought it'll be faster.
Sometimes it's just slower than it was, but for example now, even GMail fails to work.

Is it possible to recover/reinstall the original firmware? I have read steps about openwrt but not about DD-WRT. Should I just install openwrt? What to do? :-/

(Yes I know SU is about computers. HOWEVER, DD-WRT/openwrt/TR1043ND and anything in this question are... already like PCs. Simple firmware/linux wrangling. So I !think! that the question is okay for this site. If not, just delete/close it. Thank you.)

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You can download the latest "original" firmware from TP-Link's Download page.
A utility is included whose purpose is unclear - you might try and see if it helps.

The installation instruction at this article says:

WARNING: Only perform the dd action below if your original firmware has the word "boot" in it, for example, wr1043nv1_en_3_9_17_up_boot(091118).bin. Please do not dd your original firmware if it has no "boot" in its name, for example, wr1043nv1_en_3_11_5_up(100427).bin, because if you do, you will brick your router!

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Yepp.. but how to upload it to the router? If I just put it to firmware upgrade, it says I cant do it like that. SO FAR, I've found this guide:… >> - get the original, 'cut' firmware: >>mtd -r write filename linux .... << would this work? :/ – Shiki Oct 21 '10 at 15:20
Apparently not : see my edit. I would download the firmware and utility and see if it helps. You might need to connect the router thru a serial cable (?). Let me know how it goes. – harrymc Oct 21 '10 at 16:08
You have a particularly troublesome router. See…. Are you sure it won't be simpler to buy a new router? – harrymc Oct 21 '10 at 16:23
See also this : – harrymc Oct 21 '10 at 16:31
The one I have linked fixed the issue. First I used that "cut" firmware with ssh and pendrive, and then reflashed it again with the original one. Thank you. (the first what I linked and what you your new answer is. :)) – Shiki Oct 22 '10 at 21:09

Download The Stripper Firm From Here And Upload It Hope It Will Help You Because When I Load Openwrt firmware Then this Site Help Me To Restore My TP LINK Router To Default Setting.

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Maybe you should use less capital letters... – Dmitry Grigoryev Dec 15 '15 at 21:47

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