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Firmware Updates Via USB

by jeskickin / October 15, 2009 2:36 AM PDT

For some reason, my UN46B8000 will never accept a a firmware update through the USB port. I follow the online directions verbatim, yet it says no software is ever found. It has been this way with all versions.

Also, upgrades are always available by download through Samsung's website way before the TV will find it online via the Ethernet connection.

Any answers?

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USB Update
by CrotalusHH / October 15, 2009 2:48 AM PDT

Is the update the only file on the thumb drive?

If you have a lot of other files on there the TV can get confused and not find the file.

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Firmware Updates Via USB
by Samsung_HD_Tech Samsung staff / October 15, 2009 6:35 AM PDT


Did you unzip the files and install them on the thumbdrive, or did you copy the file over to the thumbdrive?


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Firmware Updates Via USB
by jeskickin / October 18, 2009 6:03 AM PDT

I have tried everything. I unzipped them to the drive, I copied to the drive -everything.

Also note, that there are no other files on the zip drive, as that was my first thought as well.

Again, why does the Samsung site have the latest update, yet it takes forever for the TV to find the new file through the Ethernet connection?

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