Software/driver information

 

Firmware (FW) version QAAMN7.9 for SA15X

                                                                           

Benefits

 

The new firmware will fix the problem with language setting not being saved after unit switched to standby.

 

Compatibility

 

Please make sure that your PC is running on one of the following operating systems to perform the upgrade

·         Windows 98SE & ME

·         Windows 2000 – SP4 (or above) http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000/downloads/servicepacks/sp4/default.aspf

·         Windows XP (home or Professional) SP1 (or above) http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/downloads/updates/sp1/default.mspx

 

Do I need the software?

 

This information is available from your device.

·         Press the MENU key

·         Scroll down to Settings

·         Enter Settings by pressing the > key

·         Scroll down to Information

·         Enter Information by pressing the > key

·         You will see FW Vers : xxx, where xxx is the version

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How to download the software to your PC

 

You may either go onto the Philips support site to download the firmware .exe file directly or when you launch the firmware manager, it will also download the latest firmware from the server automatically.

 

Download firmware from the Philips support site.

1.       Launch the Internet Explorer

2.       Enter the Philips support site at url http://www.philips.com/support

3.       Select your resided country & language

4.       Enter the model number

5.       Click on Software under Product Support

6.       Double click your desired language under Firmware upgrade software to download the exe file to your PC.

7.       Download the file in a temp directory on your PC.

 

Download firmware from the firmware server with Firmware manager

1.       Make sure that you have your PC connected to the Internet, as the firmware manager will download the firmware from the firmware server, it is necessary that you have the PC online during the entire the process.

2.       Insert a fresh battery into the player, switch on the player and connect it with the PC.

3.       Run the application on your PC at Start->Programs->Philips Firmware Manager->Philips Firmware Manger

4.       The application will download the firmware automatically from the server.

 

How to upload the software to your device

 

If you have not already downloaded the firmware from the support site, follow the steps below to upgrade your device.

1.       Make sure that you have your PC connected to the Internet, as the firmware manager will download the firmware from the firmware server, it is necessary that you have the PC online during the entire the process.

2.       Insert a fresh battery into the player, switch on the player and connect it to the PC.

3.       Run the application on your PC at Start->Programs->Philips Firmware Manager->Philips Firmware Manger

4.       Click on the icon Check update, the application will download the firmware downloader exe file automatically from the server

5.       Once the downloading complete, the firmware downloader will launch automatically.

6.       Click the START button.

7.       The firmware will be uploaded to the device.

8.       Once the upgrade process is completed, click FINISH to close the application.

9.       You may now disconnect the GoGear Player from your PC.

 

If you have the firmware .exe file already downloaded in your computer, follow the steps below to upgrade your device.

1.       Insert a fresh battery into the player, switch on the player and connect it to the PC.

2.       Double click to run the downloaded .exe file in the computer.

3.       The firmware downloader will start the upgrade process after the player is detected in normal mode.

4.       Click the START button

5.       The firmware will be uploaded to the device.

6.       Once the upgrade process is completed, click FINISH to close the application.

7.       You may now disconnect the GoGear Player from your PC.

 

Upgrade History

 

QAAMN7.5        Initial launch