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Old 10-18-2018, 01:44 AM   #1
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I've just bought a new tv and i wish to update the firmware which i can do via a USB stick.
I've downloaded the firmware which turns out to be a zip file. I clicked on it and went to a screen where i can extract the files.
I highlighted the file and clicked on 'extract.'
Apparently the files were extracted so i clicked on 'show me the files.'
The screen went to my 'downloads' folder and show a single file, still identified as a zip file.
I put it on the USB stick, put it in the tv, but the message it get is there are no downloadable files on the stick.
Have i done something wrong?
Should there be more than one file in the downloads folder, and were the files actually extracted?

Thanks.
 
Old 10-18-2018, 01:55 AM   #2
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I am assuming that your originally downloaded firmware file is indeed doubly zipped (zip over zip)..

Did you try to extract from the second zip file ? (The one into your "Download" directory)

Also, please run the following command from a terminal, it should list contents of the zipped file without actually extracting it.

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unzip -l /PATH/TO/ZippedFile
 
Old 10-18-2018, 02:26 AM   #3
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I'm not really sure you need to unzip it at all. Please read the documentation of your TV about how the firmware update should work.
Usually you need to download a file and put it into a specific folder on your pendrive (otherwise the TV will not find it). You will get a menu (on your TV) on how to proceed automatically.
 
  


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