AVM has released new lab firmware for the Fritz!Boxes 7590, 7590 AX, and 7530 for DSL, as well as the 6690, 6591, and 6660 Cable for testers who, like Fritz!Labor, are giving a sneak peek of the next big Fritz! OS 7.50 essential. The new version includes optimizations for wire guard and set up fax machines.
New Fritz lab! for cable and DSL routers
After a total of eight ADSL, VDSL and cable routers from the Fritz!Box series were equipped with the latest lab firmware, Fritz!Labor 7.39, AVM has released another update for six of these models, as well as a product update associated. It continues to operate under version 7.30.
The latest preview version of Fritz!OS 7.50, which will be released later this year, is now available for Fritz!Repeater 2400.
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According to the official release notes, the latest preview of AVM’s Router of the Future operating system includes the following innovations, optimizations, and bug fixes in the areas of system, interface, DSL, Internet, WLAN, and repeaters:
Fritz!OS 7.39 Release Notes
The Fritz!Box 6890 LTE and Fritz!Box 6850 LTE models, as well as the Fritz!Repeater 2400, will probably be updated with the latest firmware soon.
AVM has not yet answered conclusively whether other models for the final Fritz!OS 7.50, which according to the manufacturer should be released this year, will eventually be called into question.
Fritz!Labor is officially a beta version
Experienced users and users can, as usual, directly via the website of Fritz! laboratory get a first impression of the upcoming Fritz!OS 7.50.
A sure instinct and a bit of experience can’t hurt here either, and in a productive work environment a beta should only be used in the rarest of cases anyway.
If your own Fritz!Box is equipped with the latest stable Fritz!OS, for Fritz!Box 7590 AX it would be Fritz!OS 7.31, for example, you can start installing the current lab version according to the AVM instructions.
- Read and confirm the notice that is displayed.
- Click “Download” and save the file to your computer.
- Unzip the lab file (*.zip).
- Carry out the update via the FRITZ!Box user interface and select “View: Advanced” in the footer.
- Select “System / Update” from the menu.
- Select the “FRITZ!OS File” tab. Save the configuration of your FRITZ!Box.
- Then enter the name of the lab version and the path in the input field (eg C:\Documents and Settings\Username\Desktop\FRITZ!Box-Labor-xxxx.image).
- Click “Start Update”.
- Follow the instructions on the screen.
Instructions for installing Fritz! laboratory
The Fritz!OS Overview from the editorial team provides an overview of the current firmware status for all AVM routers.
- Fritz!OS: All current firmware versions at a glance
A new: Lab versions are always in beta status and have been tested by AVM in standard environments prior to release, but may possibly cause malfunctions.
The manufacturer expressly assumes no liability for damage resulting from the use of laboratory versions.
System → Update → Fritz!OS-Version users can switch back to the official Fritz!OS at any time.
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