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Article ID: GXA1086 — Created: 14 Nov 2017 — Reviewed: 13 Jul 2018
How do I update the firmware in my uScope?
Generally, firmware updates are rarely required for the successful operation of the uScope.
However, there are cases where a firmware update is necessary to use the latest version of the uScope Navigator application. When a firmware update is required, you must request the update from our technical support team who will send the firmware file to you.
Firmware update files must be copied to the C:\ProgramData\Microscopes International\uScopeNavigator4\Firmware folder. By default, this folder does not exist. You must:
Be sure to exit the uScope Navigator application before copying the firmware update file(s) into the Firmware folder.
To successfully update the firmware on your uScope, you must...
The Device Setting page displays information about the uScope.
If a valid firmware update file is present in the firmware folder described above, the Firmware Updates section appears along with the Update Device Firmware button.
Click the Update Device Firmware button to open the Firmware Update dialog.
It is very important that the firmware update is performed immediately after powering on the uScope. Failure to follow this procedure may cause the firmware download to fail and render the uScope unusable.
Firmware updates for your uScope are downloaded from the Firmware Update dialog. Once this dialog opens, you may select the firmware version to download to the uScope. Generally, you will want to select the most recent firmware version. Follow these steps to download new firmware to the uScope...
You may view the Device Info page from the Device Settings to confirm that the firmware was updated.
Do not upgrade your firmware unless instructed to do so by Microscopes International.
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