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11-21-2012, 03:35 PM   #1
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Can someone post a sticky on firmware updates?

I finally found the download file, but I can't seem to follow the instructions to install it. There are no extra menu options in my setup->firmware info screen.

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11-21-2012, 03:59 PM   #2
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You've run the downloaded file to extract the .bin file? I think you have to have the .bin file in the root of the SD card for the upgrade option to appear. The first time, I think I made the mistake of putting it in the DCIM folder (just because I that's where I always go to grab pictures).
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It's in the root folder, I followed the instructions exactly, except for the part about waiting for a full battery at least.

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Could be the battery...

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Will it really not even show the menu if the battery is not fully charged?

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Dunno, but it will refuse to open the shutter for sensor cleaning if it doesn't see enough juice in the battery. Since the update is usually a "hidden" option, maybe they wrote the code to not show it unless all the prerequisites are met.

(Anyone who knows better, feel free to correct me!)
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I did my update a couple of nights ago, all went smoothly. My battery wasn't fully charged and I had no problems. All I did was dump the firmware in the SD card (not in any of the folders) and went to the firmware section and kept pressing the right directional keypad until I got the "Update firmware to 1.01" prompt. I don't recall anything out of the ordinary about it.
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Hrm, yeah, apparently I'm an idiot. I copied it into DCIM. Siiiiiigh.

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QuoteOriginally posted by ChopperCharles Quote
Hrm, yeah, apparently I'm an idiot. I copied it into DCIM. Siiiiiigh.

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Well I don't know your age or experience, but if you're young enough that you've never directly used a C:\> Prompt you may be excused for misunderstanding Root Directory.
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