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FRITZ!WLAN Repeater 300E Serwis
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Restoring the FRITZ!OS of your FRITZ!Repeater

The recovery tool is used to restore your FRITZ!Repeater to working order. The recovery tool resets the repeater to its factory settings and deletes all of the settings that are preventing it from functioning properly.


  • Windows 10 / 8 / 7 is installed on the computer.

1 Downloading the recovery tool

  1. Call up in your web browser.
  2. Switch to the folder "x_misc" and then to the folder "deutsch" or "english".
  3. Download the recovery tool for your repeater to your computer. It has the file extension ".exe".

2 Connecting the computer with the repeater

  1. Use the network cable included with delivery to connect the computer directly to the LAN port on the repeater.
  2. Clear all other connections between your repeater and other network devices.

3 Disabling firewalls

ATTENTION!Only disable firewalls when running the recovery tool and reenable them before establishing an internet connection. This software protects your computer from attacks from the internet and prevents other threats (for example computer viruses) from being executed.

  1. Disconnect the computer from the internet and do not reconnect it until you have restarted your firewall.
  2. Configure all firewalls on your computer (e.g. ZoneAlarm, Norton Security) so that they are not automatically re-enabled when your computer restarts.
  3. Close any active firewall applications.
  4. Disable the Windows firewall:

    Windows 10

    1. Click "Start" and then "Settings" in the Windows task bar.
    2. Click "Network and Internet" and then "Windows Firewall" in the "Settings" menu.
    3. Disable the Windows firewall.

    Windows 8

    1. Press the keyboard shortcut Windows key + X and select "Control Panel" from the context menu.
    2. Click "System and Security" and then "Windows Firewall".
    3. Disable the Windows firewall.

    Windows 7

    1. Click "Start" and "Settings" (if available).
    2. Control Panel > (System and Security >) Windows Firewall
    3. Disable the Windows firewall.

4 Applying the recovery tool

  1. Run the file "fritz.wlan_repeater...recover-image.exe" and click "Next".
  2. Follow the instructions.
  3. If the tool displays an error message such as "Recovery failed due to an error", run it again. If recovery fails after several attempts, run the recovery tool on a different computer.
    • If the recovery tool displays the message "Complete - FRITZ!WLAN Repeater successfully restored!", then the recovery process was successful.

5 Error when running the recovery tool

If the recovery tool cannot find the repeater or it displays the error message "Could not determine the version!", proceed as follows:

Recovery tool cannot find the repeater

The recovery tool cannot find the repeater and keeps giving you the error message "Searching FRITZ!WLAN Repeater at: [IP address]".

  1. Do not click "Next," click "Cancel" twice instead.
  2. Close any active firewall applications again.
  3. Run the recovery tool again.

Error message "Could not determine the version!"

  1. Abort the recovery procedure.
  2. Press the keyboard shortcut Windows key + Pause key.
    • The window with basic information about your computer opens.
  3. Click "Device Manager".
  4. Under "Network adapters", double-click the LAN network adapter that is connected to the FRITZ!Repeater. Select the tab for the advanced settings (for example "Advanced" or "Advanced Settings").
  5. Select the property for setting the transmission rate (for example "Transmission Rate", "Connection Type", "Media Type").
  6. Select the value "10 Mbit/s, half-duplex" or similar and click "OK".
  7. Run the recovery tool again.