Archer A9 Firmware Mixup

Hello Fellow OpenWrt community members can you please help?

I have attempted everything with trying to recover my system.

Here is what I did so far.

Originally the system ran at 120-200megabits per second
I installed OpenWrt to play with and it was only running at 32-54mbps when I ran speed tests, I left it running for a day as my Archer A9 only has support for 5ghz currently.
I went back OpenWrt GUI and attempted to install the factory Tp-Link firmware it said it was installing (I had to click the red box as the firmware was correct from the vendor)
after it would never reboot or do anything. I restarted it after about 5 mins the system boots up shows my direct connection to LAN1 as it was in AP mode I plug a laptop in and attempted to go to the GUI at 10.0.0.2 (this is what I had it set to originally) 192.168.0.1 (yes I set the interface to match the private network) interface of laptop was 192.168.0.2 for this
also changed it to match the 192.168.1.1 network I went to the GUI this shows a LuCI splash screen for a couple seconds and after does not connect.

I have attempted to run TFTP64 and reinstall OpenWrt and Tp_link fimware by way of holding the reset button and restarting the router the far right led turns on however no TFTP data is transmitted, I tried TFTP on a iMac, TFTP Windows 10 built in as well as (set the private IP on the interface to match)

I have attempted to SSH into it and it fails with Putty.

Does anyone else have any tips to get this guy going again, OpenWrt and or TP-Link firmware I do not mind I just want the router to run again.

Please help....

I have also placed firmware on a USB and reset the device hopping it would grab it automatically with the usb port. This also did not work.

The device will never do any auto-recovery via USB.

That said, did you follow the directions for TFTP from the git commit. Specially, you need to set your computer's IP address to 192.168.0.66/24 and activate the TFTP server with the correct filename available.

https://git.openwrt.org/?p=openwrt/openwrt.git;a=commit;h=9c335accfe57f3049850b8fdb684c9e7e5feea82

I have done the 192.168.0.66 also I will attempt it again with your links info,

Thanks for the reply. I am just going to leave OpenWrt on it, TP link has some weird consistent cloud connections if I get it going again.

Thanks with the correct file name it worked I got good transfers

That naming convention is really particular for the image it wants.

I have not used TFTP transfers since 2004 with Cisco's Netacad program. We used it in class also Xterm restoring images

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