[Solved] OpenWrt installation on TP-Link Archer C7 AC1750 v4 EU


I have a TP-Link Archer C7 AC1750 v4 with a factory version.
In the Techdata, there is:

-Firmware OpenWrt Install URL:
-Firmware OpenWrt Upgrade URL:
-Firmware OpenWrt Snapshot Install URL:
-Firmware OpenWrt snapshot Upgrade URL:

Once I have installed the "OpenWrt Snapshot Install URL Firmware", do I install the "OpenWrt snapshot Upgrade URL Firmware" and then the "OpenWrt Install URL Firmware".

Thank you for your answers

No need to install anything else. The factory image is for first installation of Openwrt over the vendor firmware. The sysupgrade firmware is used for all the other upgrades from Openwrt to another Openwrt.
Careful however as the snapshot is not a stable version, does not have Luci by default (you'll have to login with SSH and install it), and once a new snapshot is released you won't be able to install packages due to broken dependencies. So if there is no specific reason, prefer a stable release.

Thank you for this very clear answer

Suppose I want to go back to the factory version of Tp-link. Then flash the Tp-Link Oem from OpenWrt Luci?
Bests regards

To revert to stock, you would need a stripped version of OEM firmware. The device page on OpenWrt wiki talks about that

Can I flash it with web Luci?

Here it says you can, but sysupgrade is mentioned as safer.

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If supported, TFTP recovery is usually the best way to go back to stock.

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Anyway, as you see there are more than one way to revert to stock without having to open the case, if this is your concern. Serial connection remains the last resort.

Thank you all for your valuable advice, because my knowledge of Linux is nonexistent, I am a Windows user. You make this forum a mine of information.
Bests regards

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