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Razer firmware update swapped keys on BlackWidow

Question: Razer firmware update swapped keys on BlackWidow

I have a Razer BlackWidow keyboard. Recently, I downloaded and installed the latest version of Razer's Synapse 2.0 to try and fix this issue I was having with my Naga. Lo and behold, my Naga issues were fixed, but another problem emerged.

The new version of Synapse added support for the BlackWidow and also upgraded the firmware. But after the upgrade, my Windows and Alt keys have been swapped, so when I press one, I get the other.

The only way I've been able to fix it so far is to use SharpKeys to switch the keys back around, but when I connect another keyboard, that keyboard now has its Windows and Alt keys swapped. It's not that big of a deal, but I do swap to a quieter keyboard late at night from time-to-time, and I would really prefer to have it fixed without having to rely on a workaround like this.

I've check around and I can't find any information about this issue and Razer's support website is completely useless as usual. Likewise, I haven't had any luck so far with downgrading the firmware, either.

Does anybody have any idea on what I could do, particularly other BlackWidow owners?

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Answer: Razer firmware update swapped keys on BlackWidow

Can't you just go into Synapse and assign the Windows key to the Alt key and vice versa? All the keys are programmable and hopefully this wouldn't affect your other keyboard.

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Since using Win 8 CP I have noticed my keyboard often misses the letter "e" and double types other letters randomly. I am not sure if it is a win 8 problem or coincidence that this has happened since using Win 8.

Answer:Razer Blackwidow Keyboard

Razer is completely notorious with drivers. Make sure you are using their latest and if you are already, complain to them.

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Hey,

As the title suggests, those two pieces of hardware are heavily conflicting. I don't know whether I'm just doing it wrong, or maybe it's a broken key, conflicting softwares, I don't know. The problem is that whenever I use caps lock (or any other key bound to caps lock), my headset disconnects and reconnects, then disconnects again and reconnects again, and so on.

For now, I have disabled the entire caps lock key, but sometime in the future I would like to be able to use it again. I have updated both Synapse 2.0 and Logitech Gaming Software. I can't find any similar issues on the internet, so I'm wondering if it's just a broken key in the keyboard and if this is fixable in some way that's not sending it back?

Any help on this issue is appreciated, otherwise I'm just going to RMA it and get another keyboard entirely.

Thanks!
~Marty
 

Answer:Razer BlackWidow and Logitech G35 conflicting

That is very odd, it sounds to me like there is a problem with the specific keyboard. Now im guessing this has happened multiple times so thats why you know it is the caps lock key causing this.

If your sure thats the problem, I would return the keyboard for a new one because I can't think of a way to fix something happening like that.
 

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I'm looking to purchase a mechanical keyboard in the near future. I play SC2 reguarly and will probably get D3 when it comes out. CS:GO is a must as well. I currently use a Gigabyte GM6800 media keyboard so anything is an upgrade at this point. I used a mechanical keyboard (Corsair Vengeance K60) for the first time a few days ago at my friend's house and IT FELT AMAZING. After doing some research on different Cherry switches, I think I would prefer Blue or Red.

My budget is under $100, preferably around $70 or $80.
As of right now, I can buy the Razer Blackwidow for about $67 at NCIX after price-matching to this link: Razer Keyboard RZ03-00390100-R3U1 BlackWidow Mechanical Gaming USB Black RetailCurrent - RAZER - Keyboards - Peripheral - Computer Parts - HookBag

I'd appreciate it if any Blackwidow or mechanical keyboard owners could provide input on their experience.

Answer:Razer Blackwidow vs. other mechanical keyboards

I don't have the Blackwidow, but I do have the Cooler Master CM Storm QuickFire Rapid.
Newegg.com - Cooler Master CM Storm QuickFire Rapid SGK-4000-GKCL1-US USB or PS/2 Wired Gaming Mechanical Cherry Blue Switches Keyboard

I am VERY happy with this keyboard so far. I wanted a decent keyboard w/o a numberpad so I could game more comfortably. This board fits the bill. Cherry blue switches feel sweet, plus it is nice and heavy.

It looks to be a little cheaper for Canada at NCIX:
Coolermaster Cmstorm Quick Fire Rapid Compact Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Black USB - COOLERMASTER - SGK-4000-GKCL1-US

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I'm trying to install my Razer Blackwidow Ultimate 1.04 drivers, and it
comes up with a CMD window displaying the following message.

"A:\Users\Cooper\AppData\Local\Temp>regini Lynn_64Bit.txt
A:\Users\Cooper\AppData\Local\Temp>del Lynn_64Bit.txt
A:\Users\Cooper\AppData\Local\Temp>del Lynn_64Bat.bat
Insert the diskette that contains the batch file
and press any key when ready."

I've even reinstalled a different OS (Windows 7 64Bit Professional) but still it doesn't work which makes me think its not OS related.
And i've been talking with razer support for longer than a month now with no success.
Some help would be appreciated.

Thanks.

Answer:Razer Blackwidow Ultimate - Please insert the Diskette

Hi -

Please make sure you downloaded the right driver -

http://www.razersupport.com/index.php?_m=downloads&_a=view&parentcategoryid=190&pcid=77&nav=0,77

Save it to Desktop.

RIGHT-click on the EXE file, select "Run as Administrator"

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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hello,
just got my new keyboard, [bought it in german], and as soon as i connect it, download all the drivers, and start playin, i found out there is another language in my pc, DE [german], and i cannot remove it, even not trow the control pannel and all..

hope someone can help..

if someone had this issue and fixed it, pls tell me..
cant do nothing with the german language

Answer:Razer blackwidow ultimate LANGUAGE PROBLEM

  
Quote: Originally Posted by yuval153


hello,
just got my new keyboard, [bought it in german], and as soon as i connect it, download all the drivers, and start playin, i found out there is another language in my pc, DE [german], and i cannot remove it, even not trow the control pannel and all..

hope someone can help..

if someone had this issue and fixed it, pls tell me..
cant do nothing with the german language


So it switched you pc's language as in the gui one to German? Or just the keyboard layout?

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hey
i brought a razer blackwidow chroma not to long ago but a few days ago i went off to work and when i came back my keyboard was on even though my pc was off.
i did not really take mucj notice to this as it may have just been providing power through one of the usb's.
Anyway i turned on my PC to find that my keyboard would not type and when i did press it, it would change from spectrum lighting to reactive but still does not type. it can still detect my device and that i am pressing keys though?
i have linked a video to show my problem in more detail.
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sending it back is not a option

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Hello anyone here using Imperator mouse? because am trying to updating the firmware but its not actually updating it just stuck on wait bootloader.

please help.

Answer:Razer Imperator Firmware Update

Mouses don't have firmware. Unless you meant drivers.

Do not update drivers unless you are having a problem.

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Hi everyone! Been a very long time since I've been on here, and I apologize, but here goes..

I'll try and keep this as short as I can....
I done goofed, and my Black Widow Ultimate 2012 is kinda dead.I tried firmware downgrading to 1.05 via firmware updater and killed it. I can't be too sure, but I think the version it was when it was working was 2.03. 2.03 is not available online anywhere; I think it only comes with Razer SynapseWhen attempting to update the firmware (1.05, 1.07 and 1.08 I have tried it with) the only way it detects the keyboard is by pressing the Fn key. If I hold the Fn whilst updating, the update process will loop forever, and if I let go, it doesn't appear to do anything. It updates. or says it does, and then goes to the "congrats you updated" screen but the keyboard doesn't light up or respond in anyway, and the device will no longer be detected. Rebooting proves this, as the keyboard remains dead.The keyboard as it stands, can only be picked up by windows as a "razer bootloader", and that is when I press the Fn key. Otherwise it stays completely undetected. All existing driver software also do not pick up the keyboard at all (BWU 1.05 drivers, 1.03 drivers and Synapse 2.0)Upon reboot, devices screen either reads as Razer bootloader again, nothing, or an unknown USB device (Device Descriptor Request Failed) No fix for that, other than to unplug and replug the keyboard in again and let it go to the Razer bootloade... Read more

Answer:Razer Blackwidow Ultimate 2012 Bricked [Long post]

Just resolved this same issue today after 2+ hours of trying to find a solution. While I do not know if you will be able to successfully downgrade (still trying to work that bit out for myself) I found that reinstalling Razer_BlackWidow_Ultimate_FirmwareUpdater_v2.05.03 from Download Razer BlackWidow Ultimate Keyboard Firmware Updater 2.05.03 for Windows XP/Vista/7/8 x86/x64
fixed an otherwise bricked keyboard. Still have to put up with the razer software but its better than 200dollars down the drain.

*not trying to dig up a dead post just aiding other owners in their google searches*

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there are several dumpfiles, but i'll attach the latest one i guess?
Attachment 348129

Answer:Random BSOD, ever since i started using Razer Blackwidow Ultimate 2014

It appears to be a graphics failure ... but we need to see more data to say anything more.

Post it following the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions . Attach the data with your reply post.

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I've got a Razer deathadder and i'm trying to update the firmware to 1.27.
Everytime i try to run the firmware updater it just crashes.
I've tried it in XP, Vista and Windows 7 and no luck in any of them.

Any ideas?

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Gaming mouse-maker Razer hit with infected firmware

Answer:Razer hit with infected firmware

yeah. They had a disclaimer on their download page that they had been hacked over the weekend and to re-download anything that had been downloaded over the weekend.

Sort of dumb to target some place like Razer and not a site with a lot of traffic.

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I installed the drivers for the USB mouse Razer Copperhead but the Synapse controller doesn't pick it up and it says firmware: n/a i reinstalled the firmware like...3 times but no joy...it says install successful but i remove and plug back in, and restart the synapse but it keeps saying firmware n/a. Please help im at the end of my rope lol.
 

Answer:Razer Copperhead firmware not updating

What is a synapse? :/
 

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After rebooting my computer the fn key acts like it is pressed down at all times. I have to press it down to have it act like it is not pressed down. For example, before fn-f5 turned my keyboard back light on or off. f5 refreshed a webpage. But not now. Now f5 turns the backlight on or off while fn-f5 refreshes a web page. This is true of all the f# keys.

Answer:fn Keys are Swapped

Hi, See if you can change the default action as follows. Shut down the notebook.  Tap away at the esc key as you start the notebook to enter the Start-up Menu.  Select the Bios option ( f10 ), then make the change shown in the document on the following link. http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-c02035108&DocLang=en&docLocale=en_US&... Regards, DP-K

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Hi! I am new to the forums but I'll get to the point. I am getting a Razer Deathadder 3500 DPI Gaming Mouse for Christmas from amazon.com. I am really excited about it but heard it had driver and firmware issues that could totally break the mouse. What should I do when I receive the mouse? Should I use the CD Drivers, plug in the mouse and then update them from razerzone.com? Should I install the drivers, plug in the mouse, then install the firmware? Should I install the CD, plug in the mouse then install the drivers and firmware from razerzone? I have heard that you should install the drivers and then the firmware. There are just so many wrong ways to do it but could you please tell me the right way? I REALLY DON'T Want this mouse to break the first day. Oh and I don't even know if it comes with a CD

Answer:How do I install the Razer deathadder drivers + Firmware.

Install the latest drivers from Razer's website

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Im trying to update my copperhead's firmware and when i unplugged it and plugged back while holding the profile button like it told me to, when i plugged it back in it found new hardware and needs a driver for it. The guide on razer's site told me that this would happen and to just point it to my driver, but i dont know where that is. I tried pointing it to the folder where i extraxted the driver archive from razer. Im assuming that the hardware wizard is looking for an .inf and in the driver archive/folder from razer theres a setup.exe and Data1.cab Data2.cab and some other files. The CD that came with the mouse has the same files. The only other thing that I can think of is to go to the main windows "collection" of .inf driver files, but I dont know where that is. Any help would be appreciated.

Answer:Razer Copperhead Firmware, need drivers/location

Download the drivers again (or the first time). Install them like it says... just make sure to note the location it is to be installed to.

That way, you have the latest drivers and firmware, and you know where it is.

http://www.razersupport.com/

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Hi,
When I try and type an @ symbol the " appears and when I use the " an @ symbol appears.

I am working on an Acer laptop.

Does anyone know how to fix this?

Thanks
Amy
 

Answer:Keys swapped @ and "

Welcome to TSG!

Control Panel | Regional and Language Options
Select proper language on the Formats tab
Click the Keyboards and Languages tab
Click the Change keyboards... button
Select the correct language Keyboard.

English UK and English US have those two keys swapped. English US has the @ above the 2

HTH

Jerry
 

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Hi,

the " and the @ are in the wrong place. They are marked as 2 " and ' @ on the keys but perform 2 @ and ' " when I type, the second set indicating the SHIFT key being used...

how do i fix this minor but very frustrating problem please?!!

Many thanks,

Mark

Answer:Keys Are Swapped Round????

The way they work, is the way they are suppose to work.


the 2 key, is also the @ key


the ' key, is also the " key Change the labels.

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I occasionally use a laptop which has the " and @ keys swapped about from how they are marked on the (conventional) keyboard. I can't figure out how to swap them back - I have tried using CP > keyboard and CP > Regional and Language but have not found anything.

The OS is Windows XP

Can anybody help me to change this annoying property ??

Dumb_Question
11.May.2012
 

Answer:" and @ keys swapped !

UK = Shift+2 = "
US = Shift+2 = @
 

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I have purchase several Lenovo ThinkCentre E73 desktop computers for use in a work enviroment. The keyboard supplied has the function keys default set to multimedia instead of the standard F1-F12 operation. This does not work here, I have searched multiple different ways both in the computer and here online and cannot find a way to change this to the standard default, I can use some other keyboard and the f keys work proplerly. How can I fix this?

Answer:E73 function keys need to be swapped

Do not worry about this, I kept hunting and finally found something close that I used as a guide to hunt in the computer and found a place to fix. I thought that in 4 hours I would have had some kind of a response but I guees no one is interested in helping a person out. 

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Windows 7 is working flawlessly on my laptop except for my @ and " keys. Whenever I try to type @ it will come up with " and vice versa, anyone experiencing this or know how I can fix it?

Answer:@ and " keys swapped

you've got your keyboard layout set wrong. This is usually found when a US keyboard layout is selected and its a UK keyboard in use or vice versa, try going into control panel / default location and checking that the country is set right. it might also be something similar in the setup of whichever program you are trying to type in.

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On the keyboard, the "End/Insert" key is labeld such that it looks like End should be the default behavior. ("End" is printed in the same size type as "Home" on the neighboring key, with "Insert" in smaller type.) I would expect that key to be the End key, and that with Fn held down it would become Insert. In fact, the opposite is true--Insert is the default behavior, and I have to hold down Fn to get End. This seems like a mistake, since it's not consistent with the labels, and in any event it's very inconvenient--I use the End key a lot, and Insert almost never. Is there a fix for this? Is it a problem anyone else is having? I have swapped my Fn and Ctrl keys in the BIOS, if that makes a difference.













Solved!

Go to Solution.

Answer:Helix End/Insert keys swapped

kmcrober wrote:On the keyboard, the "End/Insert" key is labeld such that it looks like End should be the default behavior. ("End" is printed in the same size type as "Home" on the neighboring key, with "Insert" in smaller type.) I would expect that key to be the End key, and that with Fn held down it would become Insert. In fact, the opposite is true--Insert is the default behavior, and I have to hold down Fn to get End. This seems like a mistake, since it's not consistent with the labels, and in any event it's very inconvenient--I use the End key a lot, and Insert almost never. Is there a fix for this? Is it a problem anyone else is having? I have swapped my Fn and Ctrl keys in the BIOS, if that makes a difference.I just noticed this behaviour too! It's very annoying and has to be bad coding because the key labelling definitely suggests End should be default!

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Hi, newbie here, first time post.

I am in UK, and have standard UK keyboard on my laptop,

I've been using windows 10 fine, all keys on keyboard working as they should.

However, I recently set up a separate log in for my son. Linked teh accounts with microsoft family filter etc. I've got everything working fine except that the @ key and the " key have swapped over! So I need to press 'shift' and '2' to get the @ sign.

I've tried to change everything I can find that is language or region based to UK, but it doesn't seem to make any difference.

This is driving me bonkers! Please can someone help?

Many thanks

Neale

Answer:@ and " keys swapped on my son's account - please help!

In the notification area do you have the Language Bar showing. It should appear as ENG.

If you click on that you may find that there is an extra US keyboard showing as well as the UK English input. If there is just delete it

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New Razer Lachesis Firmware, Driver Fixes Jumping Issues

TechPowerUp tells us that Razer has released updated drivers for owners of the Deathadder and Lachesis gaming mice. In addition, Lachesis owners get an updated firmware that reportedly fixes the jumping issues. Go forth and get your fix.

Deathadder owners may now download the new v1.9 drivers while Lachesis owners, me included, will be offered to download both the new Lachesis Driver v1.10 and firmware 1.91. The latest firmware for Lachesis improves the tracking performance and response time of the mouse.

Answer:New Razer Lachesis Firmware, Driver Fixes Jumping Issues

ive never had a jumping issue wtf?

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This has happened a few times since I upgraded to Windows 10 at the end of October

I will suddenly find that the @ key and the " key have swapped places. To get an ampersand I have to press Shift+quote (next to Enter key) and to get a double quote I have to press Shift+2.

If I logoff and logon the ampersand and double quote will be back where they belong..

I suspect I must occasionally hit a 'magic key sequence' that re-configures the keyboard somehow, but I've no idea what it would be, or what to look for and where to look for evidence of that. The KB is US English.

TIA

Answer:Weird keyboard problem - keys getting swapped

Do you have the language icon showing at the bottom right in the taskbar? You should be able to select this to quickly change from one keyboard type to another, the behaviour you are seeing is the difference between a US and a UK keyboard layout. Also have a look at your region and language settings, it maybe that you have more than one region/language installed - just remove the one you don't want.

One possible key combination which is doing this is Windows Key + space.

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This has happened a few times since I upgraded to Windows 10 at the end of October

I will suddenly find that the @ key and the " key have swapped places. To get an ampersand I have to press Shift+quote (next to Enter key) and to get a double quote I have to press Shift+2.

If I logoff and logon the ampersand and double quote will be back where they belong..

I suspect I must occasionally hit a 'magic key sequence' that re-configures the keyboard somehow, but I've no idea what it would be, or what to look for and where to look for evidence of that. The KB is US English.

TIA

Answer:Weird keyboard problem - keys getting swapped

Do you have the language icon showing at the bottom right in the taskbar? You should be able to select this to quickly change from one keyboard type to another, the behaviour you are seeing is the difference between a US and a UK keyboard layout. Also have a look at your region and language settings, it maybe that you have more than one region/language installed - just remove the one you don't want.

One possible key combination which is doing this is Windows Key + space.

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So I am about to throw my Razer Diamondback and a friggin wall. I already tried to get help in pc hardware and on another forum. I have tried setting in custom keys and in marcos and in all sorts of shit just so that the left side buttons 4 and 6 would go foreward (4) and backward (6). My MX510 which I hate could do this just fine. But can someone help me with what keys I have to use? Cause backspace I can set the one button as but what would take me forward?
 

Answer:Foreward and backward in a browser what keys!? F'in razer Diamondback

If you are using IE7, go to help, select the Index tab and type "keys, shortcut".

The key combinations for everything in IE are documented in the help file.

If you are using Firefox, the shortcut keys are listed on the GO menu. Wow, that was hard to find!

Go to the next page - ALT+RIGHT ARROW (same on Firefox)

Go to the previous page - ALT+LEFT ARROW or BACKSPACE (for Firefox ALT+LEFT ARROW)
 

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I wonder if anyone knows if DeathAdder and Tarantula going to function if I install Windows7 64bit?

Answer:Razer DeathAdder and Razer Tarantula Windows7 64bit

Here is an article from Razer. They state they will be offering windows 7 drivers before the Windows 7 launch on the 22nd. So I would have to say that they should work. The models you are inquiring about are on the list. Razer & Windows 7 | Razer - Windows 7 Updates

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i got updates through windows update even though i turned off device installation settings



and i got this in windows updates wtf?!

wtf to do... i have razer synapse

Answer:razer update driver

Hello Cromax,

If you have at least Windows 10 build 14328 or later instead, then you could use a new option in the tutorial below to disable drivers in Windows Update.

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4...dows-10-a.html

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i got updates through windows update even though i turned off device installation settings



and i got this in windows updates wtf?!

wtf to do... i have razer synapse

Answer:razer update driver

Hello Cromax,

If you have at least Windows 10 build 14328 or later instead, then you could use a new option in the tutorial below to disable drivers in Windows Update.

Driver Updates in Windows Update - Enable or Disable in Windows 10

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hello forum please help, im having driver and windows update issues...
i have a razer deathstalker ultimate keyboard, it gave me problems in the past but nothing i couldn't fix,
but now for some reason the driver from the windows update for the deathstalker titled
(razer inc other hardware software update released in November, 2013 driver) keeps failing to install followed by a error code 800F0203....ive downloaded the latest update from the razer website installed it everything went fine except for the razer update found in the windows update section....it used to work before, never gave me an error installing it..can someone please help me, its just this one driver that needs to be installed from the windows update and the keyboard will work again....

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hello forum please help, im having driver and windows update issues...i have a razer deathstalker ultimate keyboard, it gave me problems in the past but nothing i couldn't fix,but now for some reason the driver from the windows update for the deathstalker titled (razer inc other hardware software update released in November, 2013 driver) keeps failing to install followed by a error code 800F0203....ive downloaded the latest update from the razer website installed it everything went fine except for the razer update found in the windows update section....it used to work before, never gave me an error automatically downloading and installing it..can someone please help me, its just this one driver that needs to be installed from the windows update and the keyboard will work again....

Answer:razer inc deathstalker update from windows keeps failing..please help

In device manager you can right click it and roll the driver back to previous. Try that.

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Hi. Got a new R61 with XP Pro last week. Did Systems Update and updated essentially all Thinkvantage stuff (mistake in hindsight). After this my Fn + F3,F7,F8,F9 keys and Thinkvantage keys no longer do anything though all the apps like Presentation Manager or Productivity Center still work if launched directly from Start menu. No luck with reinstalling Hotkey drivers. Not a big deal but annoying, from searches not a unique problem -  (http://forum.thinkpads.com/viewtopic.php?t=58827&sid=d4ca480355a8a4ed7cab9211d7f13b94) wonder if anyone can help. In future will be careful with updates.Update history from System Update.... stuff on April 2 was attempts to fix. Name                                                                                            Version         Date                        Status ThinkPad EasyEject Utility     ... Read more

Answer:Fn keys and Thinkvantage keys not working post system update XP R61

When you ran System Update and selected ThinkPad Power Manager 1.30, it should have also selected THinkPad Power Manager Driver 1.44 (which you have) AND ThinkPad Hotkeys Features Setup 2.07.1003.
 
Try running System Update again and see if this package is available, it should be. Install it and see if this helps.
 
If not, ge **bleep** by manual download and install --> http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?lndocid=MIGR-68000

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Can a Firmware Update and/or drivers on printers be reversed?I am new to BleepingComputer, so I do not know which Forum to post this to, as this issue involves multiple forums: Hardware (HP Printers), Software (Firmware & Drivers), Operating Systems running Windows 2000 and Windows XP.At my workplace, we have many HP Printers on the network. HP sent me a link promoting HP Easy Printer Care. I figured I would try it (big mistake) because I take care of all of the printers in our building. So this Easy Printer Care tells me that there is updated Firmware for my printers. So I get the firmware and install it. Of course, HP didn?t really explain how to install it. I had to look it up to actually do the install. After installing it, HP tells me that the Firmware Updates still need to be updated!?!Now the end users are having problems when they print. Multiple users are having the same and or different problems. The problem that has the most reports to me are: When someone is printing a document and they want to change it from portrait to landscape, they click on properties and receive an error message that reads:Function address 0x2e2a5aa caused a protection fault. (exception code 0xc0000005) Some or all property page(s) may not be displayed. Click OK.Then another windows pops up saying: Operation could not be completed. Click OK.The function address is always different (for different users or systems) The exception code is always the same. The User c... Read more

Answer:Can A Printer Firmware Update And/or Driver Update Be Reversed?

You can go to Device Manager and find the printer and in properties it gives you the option to "roll back" the driver to a previous version. A firmware update and driver update mean 2 different things, to me anyways. My understanding is a firmware update offers "improved" instructions to the onboard chip of the device. What does HP say about the problem?
Mark
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Win XP SP3 Hi AllFor quite some time now, on and off, I've been trying to update my Belkin Wireless firmware, but without success.I go to the site, it tells me my firmware version is: 7.00.23 and there is an update available (if I want it) which is 7.00.24. I download it and click update and it says 'I may go off line briefly' which I do, then it comes back on and again I run the version check and as ever it's still the same as it was?

Answer:Belkin Wireless Firmware Update ~ doesn't update

Mmm I've tried switching off my Firewall, AntiVirus and AntiSpyware, but it still won't do it. It does say that if you're not having any trouble you probably don't need it. But my system goes off line intermittently, mainly when I'm playing on line games.

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Hi, I'm facing issues with the bluetooth firmware update utility. Tried using the following : 7kbf02ww.exe     1,809,440     Bluetooth with Enhanced Data Rate Firmware update Version: 2.1.211.299 Release Date: 2007/01/26  However, during the updating process, it stalls at the screen for about 5 mins showing "reconfiguring bluetooth" , then gives an error msg that bluetooth firmware updating has failed and asks me to reboot and try again. Viscious cycle repeats. Any ideas ?  Thanks

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Question: BlackWidow?

While I was working with a person, he called and demanded that I look through me "sent" folder and my folder named for him, for documents. I could not find them and he kept insisting. Do I think he would poison my computer? Yes.
 
This was on my desktop hp p6550z, running Win7. This computer  started acting strangely, all the e-mails disappeared out of the person's named folder, the "sent" file was put into the named folder.
 
The computer started to behave strangely, I ended up doing a system recovery. I am now using a "ready boost" set up to help it work, but it will not stay on if I leave my desk for 10 minutes.
 
On my relatively new Lenovo Yoga II 8.1, I have a computer in my network called Black Widow. The 8.1 recently started to "curser spin" as if I am multi-tasking when I am not. Every time I boot up, there is a windows error that supposedly is due to updates, and the system catching up with new software, but every time?
 
The computer I mostly use, which seems mostly unaffected because it is so old, is the Vista.
 
I already use and run BitDefender. What else should I do to rid the box of offending programs?
 
jan5772
 
 

Answer:BlackWidow?

Welcome aboard   Download Security Check from here or here and save it to your Desktop. Double-click SecurityCheck.exe Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box. A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.NOTE 1. If one of your security applications (e.g., third-party firewall) requests permission to allow DIG.EXE access the Internet, allow it to do so.NOTE 2. SecurityCheck may produce some false warning(s), so leave the results reading to me.NOTE 3. If you receive UNSUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM! ABORTED! message restart computer and Security Check should run Please download Farbar Service Scanner (FSS) and run it on the computer with the issue.Make sure the following options are checked:
Internet ServicesWindows FirewallSystem RestoreSecurity Center/Action CenterWindows UpdateWindows DefenderOther ServicesPress "Scan".It will create a log (FSS.txt) in the same directory the tool is run.Please copy and paste the log to your reply. Please download MiniToolBox and run it.Checkmark following boxes:Report IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Devices (do NOT change any settings here)List Users, Partitions and Memory sizeList Restore PointsClick Go and post the result. Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (MBAM) to your desktop.NOTE. If you already have MBAM 2.0 installed scr... Read more

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Question: Blackwidow Scanner

I Have a Black widow Scanner 9636 usbIt really is a great machine the only thing is I have upgraded my machine to win XP Pro and Devcom the people that made the scanner have gone bust & there are no xp drivers available.Anyone have any Ideas if I could use substitute another driver to get it working again.

Answer:Blackwidow Scanner

click here

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Question: blackwidow driver

Answer:blackwidow driver

Does anyone know of drivers for the Blackwidow 9636pp scanner. That will work with Widows XP.

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i have just bought a blackwidow 2448 pro and i am unable to run it in xp. The drivers do not seem to work ,but all the software loads perfectly please can you help.

Answer:blackwidow scanner

click here

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I have up graded to windows xp and my scanner will not work. This I knew about! but I aslo know that You can download patches-drivers from the Driverguide web site. my problem is how do i load the windows 2000 driver and them the xp driver that I have downloaded from driverguide. Xp will not load the windows 2000 from my blackwidow disk.Any help would be very welcome and then I wouldn't have to fork out for a new scanner.Malcolm

Answer:Blackwidow scanner and windows XP

click here is the driver here.If not have you tried removing the scanner software from Add/ Remove Programs...turn off the PC and unplug the scanner from the PC. Turn the PC on and ...shut down...attach the scanner and start the PC see if windows finds it.

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Can anybody direct me to a site that will give the right driver for my scanner running on WIN XP.Many Thanks

Answer:Drivers for Blackwidow 648 Home Scanner for XP

Try click here

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Okay I just bought refurbished Blackwidow ultimate off of eBay, but when I hooked it up neither of the shift buttons worked. When I type the shift key won't capitalize letters and when I play something like CoD and press shift I just stop moving. If it was just the left shift key or just the right I might just chock it up to the switches/dust/etc. but it's both. All of the other buttons work just fine, and the backlighting works as well so it doesn't seem to be excessive wear and tear (it looks brand new). So my question is, are there driver issues? Or something else that I could be missing?
Also I am sending it back I was just trying to see if this is a common problem or it's something that I may have derped on, because IMO I got it for a steal and I'd prefer not having to send it back if at all possible.

Answer:Blackwidow Ultimate shift key problems

Well, the fact that you stopped moving when you pushed the button tells me that there is a signal being sent.. Just not the right one What appears when you push the Shift key with this running?

Microsoft Applied Sciences Group

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I've got a BlackWidow 9636 EPP Scanner, but I require the XP drivers.

I just upgraded my system to XP, but didnt realise that BlackWidow had gone bust and no drivers for XP were released.

I've tried using the Windows 98 drivers, with some upgrade I downloaded, but have had no success - XP just crashed everytime I try to use the scanner.

If anyone has the drivers I need or can offer any assistance with my problem - could you email me at [email protected]

Thank you.
AJ

Please do NOT crosspost your questions across the forums. Thanks!===MicroBell

Answer:BlackWidow 9636 EPP Scanner - XP Drivers Required

I've got a BlackWidow 9636 EPP Scanner, but I require the XP drivers.

I just upgraded my system to XP, but didnt realise that BlackWidow had gone bust and no drivers for XP were released.

I've tried using the Windows 98 drivers, with some upgrade I downloaded, but have had no success - XP just crashed everytime I try to use the scanner.

If anyone has the drivers I need or can offer any assistance with my problem - could you email me at [email protected]

Thank you.
AJ

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I can't wait anymore for Lumia Denim Update and I am planning to use PFD for getting 8.1 Update. So after updating I will remove PFD and reset my device and sign in with a new Microsoft account. Will there any problem due to that?

Answer:Lumia Update: OS update + Firmware update

You can do that and I will also do that when denim goes naked..

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If you own a Razer laptop and plan to install the latest Windows 10 upgrade, you should read here first:

https://www.neowin.net/news/windows...eportedly-causes-major-issue-on-razer-laptops

http://www.techradar.com/news/razer...or-issue-with-windows-10-fall-creators-update

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When I install seagate hd firmware update it shows this error message how can I install this update????

Answer:how to update seagate hd firmware update

The error message did not come through; all is there is a grey triangle.  Post the message as text.

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HP-Update FIRMWARE update problem?
I got some critical update for my Seagate 320 gb hard drive?s firmware. I went to download an process the update, later it asked me to insert a blank disk. Well I don?t have a blank disk but I hit bootable cd anyway thinking it would create some file on the hard drive. Well obviously that?s not what it had in mind because my disk drive opened, I shut the disk drive and it started saying writing data to disk. HOW could it do that with no disk. I couldn?t close it. It then said installation succesfull. What the heck. I restarted my computer to see if I had screwed up my system and it seams to be running fine. Have I screwed up my hard drive? Did the dang update install? Can I delete these firmware updte files lying around on my desktop? Please help me????

Answer:HP UPDATE FIRMWARE update problem?

Originally Posted by GreatNate


HP-Update FIRMWARE update problem?
I got some critical update for my Seagate 320 gb hard drive’s firmware. I went to download an process the update, later it asked me to insert a blank disk. Well I don’t have a blank disk but I hit bootable cd anyway thinking it would create some file on the hard drive. Well obviously that’s not what it had in mind because my disk drive opened, I shut the disk drive and it started saying writing data to disk. HOW could it do that with no disk. I couldn’t close it. It then said installation succesfull. What the heck. I restarted my computer to see if I had screwed up my system and it seams to be running fine. Have I screwed up my hard drive? Did the dang update install? Can I delete these firmware updte files lying around on my desktop? Please help me????



It is ok.

I dont know what happened, but You HAVE to burn the bootable disk, and then boot into it after a restart in order to update the firmware.

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I don't know much about firmware updates as I never had to do it but my DRW-2014L1Tburners are giving me some coasters in vista x64. Not 1 coaster under Nero 6 in xp pro.

I got the driver update listing in the sticky, went to the asus site to check on a firmware update for my burner's for x64 vista and there are 3 hopefully that will eliminate the coasters.

My question is: If I get the updates for the 64-bit vista will that interfere with those drives when I use xp pro ?

thanks,
kevin

PS: I use swappable drives; switching between vista x64 and xp pro.
only keeping xp for gaming and Nero 6

Answer:cd/dvd firmware update ?

Originally Posted by kem


I don't know much about firmware updates as I never had to do it but my DRW-2014L1Tburners are giving me some coasters in vista x64. Not 1 coaster under Nero 6 in xp pro.

I got the driver update listing in the sticky, went to the asus site to check on a firmware update for my burner's for x64 vista and there are 3 hopefully that will eliminate the coasters.

My question is: If I get the updates for the 64-bit vista will that interfere with those drives when I use xp pro ?

thanks,
kevin

PS: I use swappable drives; switching between vista x64 and xp pro.
only keeping xp for gaming and Nero 6



no the firmware should be backwards compatible

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Laptop is a Dell Vostro 1000 with XP Home SP3. Just installed a Crucial SSD. Works great. Tried to install a firmware update; not so great. Following the instructions from the Crucial site, I downloaded the update (it's an ISO file) and burned it to a CD. In the BIOS, changed boot order to CD drive first. Restarted the laptop. No joy - Windows still boots to the desktop. What could be wrong? I know almost nothing about using ISO files. TIA.
 

Answer:SSD Firmware Update

CD-image ISO files have to be written to CD in a special way, if you just copied the ISO file to a CD like a normal file, that won't work. There's a free app for creating a CD from an ISO file, it's called IMGBurn: http://www.filehippo.com/download_imgburn/
 

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Trying to update firmware on blu-ray but frm file will not write in Vista says I need supported writing software. What exactly do I need to do this?

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I had a new Latitude E7480 laptop hang during a TPM firmware update today. I have updated several other laptops with the same USB drive created for the process. The update hung at the point where there was text on the screen that the TPM update was in progress and to not power off the computer. The progress meter never advanced past zero percent. I could not warm boot the laptop nor power off the laptop by holding the power button down. After several hours the laptop is still hung at that point. Any suggestions?

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Since, the PFD of Windows 10 is announced. So, any ideas about 2nd firmware update for Wp 8.1? When will it be launched?

Answer:2nd Firmware Update for WP 8.1

"Black" was announced a long time ago...

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Hi,

I have a Gigabyte CD-RW. model GO-R5232B. I downloaded a zipped Firmware of the same model from the Gigabyte website. Is it safe to update my hardware with this firmware even it has not encountered any problems for the past two years?

Tony
 

Answer:When to update Firmware?

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Question: update firmware

hi everyone. I would like to know if i should update the firmware on my ssd. It is not brand new, maybe 3 yrs old. ocz technology. I have neve done this. So i need to know how to figure out exactyly what i have and if i even need to.

any help would be much appreciated

Answer:update firmware

I don't see any harm in updating firmware. But please identify the firmware that you would like to update and what exactly are your doubts about doing it.

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ok ive checked a bunch of sites and i wanna get my routers firmware to 3.43 so that it'll be primed for halo 3 tommorow. the problem is when i try to download i end up with a 505 error message saying: failed to change directory

Can anyone help?
 

Answer:DI-614+ firmware update

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I have installed Open Wrt Bin file on my WR703N Mini portable wifi device. After that it doesn't broadcast WiFi Signals. But Through the LAN cable and using ftp i can connect the Flash memory. Please anyone can help me to Update to my Old Firmware version using FTP. I have my old firmware version's bin file. Pls help to me.
 

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Question: Firmware Update

Where can I find updates for my maxtor firmware?  300 GB DiamondMax Model # 6B300SO  Serial # B603FP5H Code BANC1870 K,G,B,A

Answer:Firmware Update

Why would you want to risk ruining a perfectly good HDD ? ?

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I have an Olympus Evolt-500 that won't update the firmware. I'm running XP pro with a DSL internet connection. I've talked to every tech support person Olympus has and they don't have a clue what's wrong.

It will recognize the camera and lenses but it will download from 50% to 83% of the firmware update, then a message pops up and says no connection to server and everything shuts off. They had me try the download with no firewall on and using just the modem no router. I've used Olympus Viewer, Olympus Master and Olympus Studio Trial version and they all download about the same amount before they shut down.

I'm open to suggestions at this point.
 

Answer:Can't update firmware

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Question: Firmware update

Dear Users,
Netgear WGR614 v7
Please advise on why I can't update the firmware. Every time I get the message that the upgrade has failed.

Arturo
 

Answer:Firmware update

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I got one of these wireless routers: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833124190 I followed the steps on this site: http://www.mandladventures.com/2007/04/12/how-to-flash-the-wrt54gl-with-dd-wrt-firmware/

And wow! This little router has some serious options! Need to run Cron on your router, yep, it does it. I don't know what that is, but I have it! I can boost the wireless power also. If you are in the market for a new wireless router, I highly recommend this.

Sorry if this is old news, I did a search and did not see it.

E
 

Answer:DD-WRT firmware update!

Old news at least to me. I prefer Tomato my self, better QoS. Bit of advice, with the don't go much above 84mW on the wireless with out extra cooling for the transmitter. DD-WRT support overclocking as well. Not sure if it supports it on the GL but I ran my WRT54G at 300MHz for months. After a small heatsink and fan mod obviously. :major Theres all kinds of fun mods for the WRT series, adding an SD card reader for example.
 

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I periodically check the website for my router to see if there are any new firmware updates. I checked it today and every time i try it says :
A New Version is Found. Do You Want to Upgrade to the New Version Now?

Firmware Version:
Current VersionV1.2.0.8 New VersionV1.2.3.7

I click Yes.
It then tells me that the update failed.
Any suggestions?

I am running an XP machine.
I have Verizon DSL.
I have a Westell model 2200 modem and a netgear wnr2000 router.

Any other information you need i will try my best to provide. Just ask.
Thanks
 

Answer:Can't Update Firmware

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Question: firmware update

how do i update my firmware
 

Answer:firmware update

Visit the manufacturer's website and see whether they have a firmware update for your device. Also, look for instructions on their website for updating firmware.
 

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Question: Firmware Update

O.K. when originally wanting to do an Upgrade to Windows 8 i used VM to check it out.When i decided after alot of research to do the upgrade i used Windows 8 upgrade assistant.The message i receved on compatibilty was only one problem.Your PC Firmware doesn't support secure boot so you won't be able to use it in Windows 8.Secure boot requires firmware that supports UEFI v2.3.1 Errata B and has the Microsoft Windows Certification Authority in the UEFI signature database.Sure anyone who has UEFI like me received this message using this upgrade assistant.Through many hour and days of research on internet and other forums nobody seems to know how i can update my firmware,neither ASUS could advise me or Microsoft.To me i figured it should be a BIOS update,but no new ones are available for my system.So since i had no answers i decided just to do an install of Windows 8 Pro 64 bit (clean install) works well,faster then Windows 7.So far i like it.Only clue i have at this point was a site i found.Knowing my BIOS is a American Megatrend http://www.ami.com/Products/BIOSandEFIFirmware/AptioV/  Not sure if this is an answer to be able to do a UEFI install of Windows 8 Pro again to get full use of secure boot,GPT Partitions,but this is closest clue i got.BIOS stuff and flashing it can always be risky,rendering the motherboard inoperable,causing major issues,that i do not want to do.If anyone knows anything on this and can help with it would be very much appreciated i am stumped on thi... Read more

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Question: Firmware update

Hi,I've just bought a new Dvd burner at christmas (LG GSA 4163B) and have been advised to update the firmware from A100 to A101. Can anyone advise me exactly how to do this, and what improvments this update will give me. Thanks in advance for any help

Answer:Firmware update

click hereis says improvement of dvd recording

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Question: cd firmware update

some slight problems with my old cd unit, to units on 2nd ide cd unit slave, exactly how do i do this? Execute "update v160D.bin" under real DOS mode. have the 160d zipped file

Answer:cd firmware update

Jimmer you obviously think that a firmware update will sort this problem you have,however can you post the exact problems you are having.Can you also post the make and model number of the cd drive.Have you tried reconnecting the ide cable to the drive or even swapping it around making it master to double check it works ok.Im assuming xp,this maybe worth a shot click here

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Hey guys I have a Samsung SH-S222L. Should I upgrade the firmware to SB02?
 

Answer:Should I update the firmware?

Are you having a problem the firmware upgrade corrects? If not, leave it alone.
 

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my internet connection is constantly crashing (about once every half and hour ) on my computer none of the other computers on the network seem to suffer from this ...i ran multiple spy/addware scans and scanned with nod32....nothing found tried highjackthis here are results...Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\devldr32.exe
C:\Program Files\AIM\aim.exe
C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\SpybotSD.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\conor watson\Desktop\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://google.com/
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\PROGRA~1\SPYBOT~1\SDHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {5C8B2A36-3DB1-42A4-A3CB-D426709BBFEB} - (no file)
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [SpybotSD TeaTimer] C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exe
O9 - Extra button: AIM - {AC9E2541-2814-11d5-BC6D-00B0D0A1DE45} - C:\Program Files\AIM\aim.exe
O16 - DPF: {6414512B-B978-451D-A0D8-FCFDF33E833C} (WUWebControl Class) - http://v5.windowsupdate.microsoft.c...ls/en/x86/client/wuweb_site.cab?1079917728718

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Answer:first firmware update

Firmware upgrade procedures for a router firmware upgrade should be thoroughly documented in your router's user manual and on the manufacturer's website.
 

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Hi, I have a firmware update for my Sony DVD-RW-DW-U50A Drive in my Quadra DTS Pro, This was sent to me from mobile support. However I don't know what to do with it and how to install it. Can anyone help please.Ta, DennisGrandad D

Answer:How to do a firmware update?

you need to be careful regarding firmware as other members on here have posted you can end up with a useless dvdrw

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Question: firmware update

hi again... does anyone know where to find a firmware update for this:DVD/CD RW DriveModel#16W1P161CManufacturer:  Philips & BenQ Digital Storage CorporationI can't seem to find a website site with the download.

Answer:firmware update

Something here might be of interest.Good luck.

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Could someone please tell me the manufacturing web site for MATSHITA CD-ROM CR-586 and OPTORITE CD-RW CW4802 so that I could do a firmware update??????????????????????????????????????????
 

Answer:Firmware Update

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I have a w510 running windows 7.  I have 2 - 9 cell battery packs.  Does the firmware update 1.13 update something on the battery or on the computer?  In other words do I run firmware update with each battery pack?  I updated one but when I insert the other pack system updater does not find any updates. thanks

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For those with any of the following, OCZ has issued a series of firmware updates for the OCZ Vertex 3, Vertex 3 Max IOPS, Agility 3, Solid 3 and RevoDrive 3 bringing the firmware towards version 2.22,

OCZ Technology

For those with Windows installed on it the USB stick method works very well (and easy to set up),

NEW! - Bootable tools for OCZ SSD's

List of resolved issues (as well as a direct download link) can be found here),

OCZ Vertex 3, Vertex 3 Max IOPS, Agility 3, Solid 3, RevoDrive 3 2.22

Answer:OCZ SSD Firmware update for...

Thanks! My Agility 3 will appreciate this.

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I can't find the firmware update for my DVD driver. I've been having problems making recovery disks on my laptop so I'm trying to see if it's my drive.
The model is: TSSTcorp CDDVDW TS-L633B SCSI

Anything will help =D.

Answer:Need firmware update...

SAMSUNG ODD SERVICE

How is your Korean?

Look at the bottom for the orange link to the TS-L633B_SC00.exe file

Props to the guys at cdfreaks.com
Post new firmware and tool ANNOUNCEMENTS here - Page 4 - Club CDFreaks - Knowledge is Power

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Okay I want to update my DVD-rom Driver due to it having a difficulty playing LOTR-FOTR Special Edition.
Here's a link to LG's site http://ca.lgservice.com/index_b2c.jsp Link doesn't work.Got to www.lgservice.com than to Canada,than to device driver,dvd-rom,scroll down to LOTR-FOTR Special edition.Will tell you there.
Now I know that I have to download the files from www.bootdisk.com for Dos. 6.0.After I do this do I double click on the files,from Bootdisk.com and send them to a floppy disk?Than after that the 2 files from LG's site I put on this Bootable Disk?
Restart the computer type in the command and let it go?
If I do this wrong is there anyway of screwing up my Bios,I have a Dell computer and don't want to screw anything.
The Lg Dvd-rom I bought seperatly and installed myself.
Someone help me on this or was the above correct??
 

Answer:Firmware update....

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I have Aspire E 14. Last night, I saw I have 1 critical update for firmware v1.17. When I clicked the update button it just says "updating" It just goes on and is not stopping. I closed the portal and a window appears saying reflashing. I saw it did reflash up to 100%, but why won't the critical update notification disappear on Acer Care Center portal? I also checked update history and the firmware is not yet included. I tried it again the next morning, clicked the update button, but still, it just says updating and can go on until you close the portal.  Any solution? Did my Aspire really did reflash? It seemed nothing has changed. Thanks in advance!

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Question: firmware update

Hi any ideas as to ware I can get a firmware update for a LG 4520B combi drive (OME product)I've tried the LG webb site but their update says it's the wrong drive. it's not. thanks.

Answer:firmware update

Did you follow this instructionsGCC-4520B Version 101 Firmware UpdateTo update the firmware of the GCC-4520B please refer to the following instructions:Note: Not following the subsequent update instructions explicitly will result in permanent damage to your drive, for which LG will not be responsible.This firmware update is for drives with original firmware versions below 100.The drives must be original LG branded drives with the Combo Drive model number GCC-4520B (no OEM units). If you have an OEM unit, branded with another manufacturers name, please contact that manufacturer for support and firmware updates.This firmware update is for use only on PC¡¯s with Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Millennium Edition (ME), or Windows 98.Critical Instructions: (to be followed carefully)1. Connect the drive as ¡°master¡± by it self, on the secondary IDE controller with no other device on the same IDE cable, making note to set the jumper on the back of the drive to the ¡°master¡± position.2. Download the file GCC-4520B101(EW).ZIP to a folder of your choice. This download includes this ¡°Readme¡± text file, as well as the GCC-4520B101(E).EXE program, which will auto-update your drive¡¯s firmware.3. Close all other programs including: screen saver, antivirus and/or power-down programs. (If these programs are not closed, they will try to engage the PC, during the update process, thus interrupting the update and damaging the drive).4. Check the drive to ensure that there i... Read more

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Question: Firmware update

Hello, I have recently purchased an "Onyx Portable Media Player" by "Mach Speed Technologies". I installed the included drivers and software and am currently upgrading the firmware. The update window says "SigmaTel MSCN Firmware", so I'm assuming it's licensed by SigmaTel. It's updating from version 000.000.000 to 880.282.433. The window's progress bar seems to be stuck at "Initializing", with no advances made in the main progress bar but the smaller one constantly filling and then refilling. Is this just going to take a long time or is there something wrong?

I can provide a screenshot if needed.
 

Answer:Firmware update

Is this the media player firmware or motherboard?
Why did you feel the need to upgrade the firmware?
 

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I have Aspire E 14. Last night, I saw I have 1 critical update for firmware v1.17. When I clicked the update button it just says "updating" It just goes on and is not stopping. I closed the portal and a window appears saying reflashing. I saw it did reflash up to 100%, but why won't the critical update notification disappear on Acer Care Center portal? I also checked update history and the firmware is not yet included. I tried it again the next morning, clicked the update button, but still, it just says updating and can go on until you close the portal.  Any solution? Did my Aspire really did reflash? It seemed nothing has changed. Thanks in advance!

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I have a sony 16x Dual format dvdrw. Can I know how I can update its firmware?

Answer:Update DVD-RW firmware

I wouldnt bother trying unless your having problems with it.

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Hello, on my R61 (7733-3GG) I have BIOS version 2.25 and EC firmware 1.08 factory-installed. On the support pages, I find version 2.27 - 1.08 (7kuj26uc.iso) for download for my model. However, the corresponding readme (7kuj26uc.txt) list only 14.1 inch models without firewire - the 3GG (which has firewire) is missing!!So there is an obvious inconsistency.Does anybody know whether or not 2.27 is a recommended update for the 3GG? RegardsOliver 

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Im not sure how to update my firmware. Im having trouble burning CD-Rs with nero 7.0 because it keeps coming up with this calibration error. I posted that thread in this same forum ( http://forums.techguy.org/multimedia/453562-nero-issues-data-disks.html)
but it just leads to this new question about updating my firmware because it might be a possibility. Im also running SP1.

I went to this page called "the firmware page" link- (http://forum.rpc1.org/dl_all.php) and searched for my Disk Drive but had no luck in finding it. Even if I were to find it, how would I go about updating it, and how can I tell if its up to date?

Im running win XP and it is a Toshiba Qosimo laptop e15-av101
I looked in my computer/cd drive/ properties to see the name of my drive and hopfully I have the right one, it is a

MATSHITA dvd-ram UJ-830s.
 

Answer:How do I update my firmware?

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Question: Firmware update

My laptop went off  and when i started it ask forr firmware update  and i updated it
Now after 4-5 days same problem happened
To start laptop we have to first remove and plug the battery then it gets start
Please help

Answer:Firmware update

Please list Dell model number and version of windows: Ex: Dell Inspiron 3543, windows 10
If you don't know it, type msinfo32 onto the search box, and look for system model....
By the way, do you remember the firmware update? If yes, please post....

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Hi allI have a Netgear DG834G router and Sky is my ISP. not sure what version it is as I cant sem to find any info? My question is, 1-Will this router work with Windows7 64bit or do I need to update the firmware? 2-If I do need to update the firmware, how do I do it?Thanks in advance

Answer:Update router Firmware?

As far as I am aware, routers are not OS dependent - in other words they should work regardless of which OS is being used.

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I see there's a firmware update out for the C50-30 with security updates noted in the changelog. Has anyone updated the firmware on a C50-30? Did it all go according to plan and the enclosed instructions? More importantly -- if it went wrong, how easy was it to recover?

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Hi, i bought this network attached storage drive from Maplin Dual SATA Network Enclosure : Network Enclosures : Maplin

I tryed updating the firmware and got some message in German about how if i updated the firmware the network connection would be lost. i clicked ok and now after rebooting my drive cannot access it. i have reset it and cannot try to update the firmware again as there is not USB Port on the drive to access it directly from the computer.

Anybody have any ideas on what to do??

Answer:Firmware update gone wrong

Newer BIOS chips have what is called a boot block sector. When flashing the BIOS this part is not flashed. Basically all it does is run the floppy drive, and if you are lucky you will also get basic video. I have re-flashed a "dead" BIOS with this. The MB was manufactured in 1998. The first attempt at flashing failed-nothing but beeps on restart. I downloaded the correct Bios update, made a new floppy to flash the BIOS and reran the flash program. There was nothing on the monitor, just a black screen, but I could hear the floppy drive being accessed. Follow the flash utility instructions and let it do its' thing. It took several long minutes, but it worked.

I'm providing this link below. Do not hold me or vistax64 responsible.
Wim's BIOS Page: BIOS Upgrades, Motherboard identification and more...

Finally, you can approach your manufacturer of your PC or bios to purchase a replacement.

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Hi, I have a problem with OneLink+, where DP is not working. I believe a firmware update should fix this. The update.log which is returned from tp_onelinkplus_dock_fw.exe is: Version: 0.00.000Update result: 255Error description: Can't connect to Synaptics VMMxxxx DP hub IC The paradox is that I am trying to update the firmware to fix the DP and firmware won't update unless you have a DP already connected.  In my quest to fix this, I have downloaded many files some of those where for an incorrect model, pressumably the other OneLink. I am now wondering if I have overwritten the firmware of OneLink+ with that of OneLink. Is that possbile?  Is there any other way to fix this?

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Hi, I downloaded the firmware file and try to create a Bootable USB memory stick to upgrade the SDD.I was not successful as the ISO file did not create a bootable USB media.What is the process to follow as the X1 is not having any DVD/CD to boot from. thanks 

Answer:X1 Carbon SSD firmware update

Here is he answer... Bought an external DVD/CD reader and was able to boot on the created CD using the ISO format.Worked like a charm.  

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Hi,How can I update firmware of HDD. My HDD ST1000LM014-1EJ164 become noise with seek so I would like new firmware, but Seagate says that you must have firmware SM11 or SM14. My HDD has LVD1. So what can I do? Will it work? It's SM15 update. Thanks.Or does Lenovo has their own firmware? Is there anyway how can I reset firmware? Moderator Note; link to unknown download removed

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