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perthblue1960
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Firmware update HP DJ 800....not upgrading

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Hi...we have performed a lot of f/ware updates for our clients so they can fit new printheads...so the f/ware required is 5.01..and using the hp tool and usb connection we get the message saying firmware copied to printer. follow instructions on the printer...however nothing happens @ the printer and the f/ware remains at the earlier version...no error messages...seems to be with printers that have f/ware 4.02 or similar...any ideas/suggestions ?

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It's a computer-related problem for some reason update tool from your current laptop isn't working, try an update from a different computer WIN 7 or 10.




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Try a different computer to update firmware or OS, it's the something on the computer side that makes firmware update tool not working properly.




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Hi..thanks for your reply...we have performed many f/ware updates from this laptop without fail..and it only seems to be an issue if the current f/ware version is 4.02....all earlier versions upgrade ok

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Are you 100% sure you did manage to previously updated firmware 05.01 from that laptop to DJ800 ( not DJ500)?

 

I had the same problems updating firmware on 800 while not problems on 500 no matter what previous firmware was, and the problem was on the computer side.




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Hi..thanks fro your response..to be honest I am not 100% certain..I just know we have performed a lot of upgrades with just the odd failure..so I will try from a different pc...thanks

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Do you think it due to the version of windows on the pc?

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It's a computer-related problem for some reason update tool from your current laptop isn't working, try an update from a different computer WIN 7 or 10.




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Thanks Valsimot...used a different Laptop and worked first time....

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