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Topic # 146581 22-May-2014 12:37
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I've been trying to downgrade from 5.51 to 5.22/23 using the link from VDSL Performance & Tuning, the Fritz Downgrading Guide and from reading some forum posts here.

My issue is that no matter what firmware i use i am being prompted after the update has failed saying that the firmware is older than what is currently in use.  Do i need to modify the .image file before trying to update?

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  Reply # 1051368 22-May-2014 20:52
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It can't be done.




 

 

 


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  Reply # 1051439 22-May-2014 23:00
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cjmchch: It can't be done.


for the most part, this. AVM upgraded the bootloader, it could be manually downgraded, but clearly rather.. risky...


give the 5.23 firmware a try, i have heard some recent success storys with it. (its 5.22 with the patch for the security flaw)


ftp://service.avm.de/Downgrade/FRITZ!Box_7390/english/7390_5.23/FRITZ.Box_7390.Int.84.05.23.image





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  Reply # 1051491 23-May-2014 06:04
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AVM sent me a link (here) to downgrade my 7390 back to version 5.23 for the purposes of restoring SMB which they removed with 6.01. So this is an officially sanctioned downgrade. I haven't tried it yet but see no reason why it shouldn't work.

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  Reply # 1051492 23-May-2014 06:05
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steve98: AVM sent me a link (here) to downgrade my 7390 back to version 5.23 for the purposes of restoring SMB which they removed with 6.01. So this is an officially sanctioned downgrade. I haven't tried it yet but see no reason why it shouldn't work.


as per i linked ;)

they backported due to the push for SMB.




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  Reply # 1051533 23-May-2014 08:47
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Thanks for the responses.

I have tried using 5.23 from the same links you have provided but am still encountering the same problem.  Guess im stuck on 5.51


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  Reply # 1053473 26-May-2014 11:49
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EvolvedKiwi: Thanks for the responses.

I have tried using 5.23 from the same links you have provided but am still encountering the same problem.  Guess im stuck on 5.51



How about upgrade to 6.xx and then downgrade to 5.23?

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  Reply # 1054051 27-May-2014 08:10
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Hmm, where's the edit button gone?

I tried the downgrade from 6.03 (I think that's what I'm on) to 5.23 and it wouldn't let me. Hmmm odd.

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  Reply # 1054290 27-May-2014 13:02
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I was able to downgrade my Fritz 7340 from 6.01 to 5.23, glad I was cheap and got the low cost option :P




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  Reply # 1054544 27-May-2014 19:16
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So i upgraded my firmware and tried then to downgrade from 6.0.3 ..... nope, now im stuck on 6.0.3

/facepalm

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  Reply # 1054671 27-May-2014 23:27
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Does 6.06 fix the problems you have with 6.03?



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  Reply # 1054746 28-May-2014 08:45
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Have just upgraded to 6.0.6 and still the same problem.

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