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02-01-2017, 04:43 PM   #1
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I have tried to update my K3 to the latest upgrade with no success. I download the software to an SD card and then install in my K3. I follow the procedure for turning on the camera for the upgrade and I don't get any message for firmware prompt I just get the normal display for the camera. I have upgraded firmware in the past with no problem what am I doing wrong on this upgrade/

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Obviously, Bscott, we're not watching you at your desk so don't know what you're doing wrong.

But here are some usual suspects:

1. Look at the SD card on the computer. Is it empty other than a file called fwdc220b.bin? It can't be a zip file.
2. Is the card in Slot 1?
3. Did you hold down the Menu button while powering on?
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4. the file must be in the root of the SD card, not in any directory
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QuoteOriginally posted by jatrax Quote
4. the file must be in the root of the SD card, not in any directory
Of course, #1 implies your #4, Jatrax.

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