Error code: 18005 Upgrade unsuccessfully because the version of the upgraded file was incorrect.

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Error code: 18005 Upgrade unsuccessfully because the version of the upgraded file was incorrect.
Error code: 18005 Upgrade unsuccessfully because the version of the upgraded file was incorrect.
2020-11-02 02:28:21 - last edited 2020-11-02 03:14:17
Model: Archer C7  
Hardware Version: V2
Firmware Version: 3.15.1 Build 160616 Rel.44182n
Firmware Version:

3.15.1 Build 160616 Rel.44182n

Hardware Version:

Archer C7 v2 00000000

 

Archer C7(US)_V2_160719
Archer C7(US)_V2_170525
Archer C7(US)_V2_180114

I've tried to update to all of the above firmware with no luck, I've read just about every forum post on this site with the same Error code: 18005 issue and no luck to update the firmware. Can you please? 

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Re:Error code: 18005 Upgrade unsuccessfully because the version of the upgraded file was incorrect.-Solution
2020-11-02 03:14:03 - last edited 2020-11-02 03:14:17

@GeeMoney 

 

Hello, may I know the region version of your Archer C7? Is it a CA version or US version?

 

If you encounter an issue flashing the latest firmware published on the local CA website for the model Archer C7(CA)_V2, it is suggested to refer to the below firmware recovery instructions to flash the correct firmware:
https://community.tp-link.com/en/home/stories/detail/582

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Re:Error code: 18005 Upgrade unsuccessfully because the version of the upgraded file was incorrect.-Solution
2020-11-02 03:14:03 - last edited 2020-11-02 03:14:17

@GeeMoney 

 

Hello, may I know the region version of your Archer C7? Is it a CA version or US version?

 

If you encounter an issue flashing the latest firmware published on the local CA website for the model Archer C7(CA)_V2, it is suggested to refer to the below firmware recovery instructions to flash the correct firmware:
https://community.tp-link.com/en/home/stories/detail/582

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2020-11-02 03:28:26

@Kevin_Z  I think it is a US version, how can I tell?

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Re:Error code: 18005 Upgrade unsuccessfully because the version of the upgraded file was incorrect.
2020-11-02 03:30:49
The firmware I downloaded was from the US site.
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