[bookport] Re: device no longer recongnizedafterfirmware upgrade

Have now done this and downgraded the firmware.  Unfortunately still 
doesn't recognise the bookport within the transfer software.
Upgraded back to 1.2 firmware and still no luck.

Dale.

At 09:12 PM 1/10/2004, you wrote:

>Dale:
>
>We forgot one detail. You have to rename the file on the card to the =
>following:
>
>bpfw._bb
>
>In other words, the version number info must be removed from the file =
>name. Sorry about that.
>
>Rob Meredith
>
> >>> n0oxy@xxxxxxxxxxx 09/30/04 08:22PM >>>
>Hi Larry, I think I tried the suggestion right, I downloaded the file, and
>since I can't use the book port with my home computer, I used my card =
>reader
>to transfer the file to the card, after changing the extension from .bin =
>to
>._bb. I then put the card in to the book port, and pressed the 4 keys
>together, 1, 3, star, and number sign. Nothing happened, I tried it =
>several
>times. Did I miss something?
>----- Original Message -----=20
>From: "LARRY SKUTCHAN" <lskutchan@xxxxxxx>
>To: <bookport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>Sent: Wednesday, September 29, 2004 9:57 AM
>Subject: [bookport] Re: device no longer recongnizedafterfirmware upgrade
>
>
> > Try www.aph.org/update/bpfw_1_0_5.bin=20
> >
> > Rename the .bin to ._bb, copy it to your card, then use 1+3+*+# to =3D
> > initiate the update.
> >
> >
> > >>> dale@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Wednesday, September 29, 2004 10:02:52 AM >>>
> > Where can I download the old versions of the firmware to try this?
> >  From memory it was version 1.5 that worked.
> >
> > I am using a 2.66GHz P4 processor with 1Gb of RAM.
> >
> > Dale.
> >
> > At 08:42 PM 29/09/2004, you wrote:
> >
> > >I need a little more information:
> > >
> > >What kind of processor are you running on your computer?
> > >
> > >Which version of the firmware worked on that machine?
> > >
> > >Can you backdate the firmware and make it work again?
> > >
> > >
> > > >>> n0oxy@xxxxxxxxxxx Tuesday, September 28, 2004 8:39:52 PM >>>
> > >I'm still having the same problem as well. I think the APH folks are =
>=3D
> > still
> > >looking in to it. I'm curious, when you disconnect your unit, does it =
>=3D
> > talk
> > >right away, or do you need to remove and reinstall the batteries to =
>reset
> > >it? Most of the time, mine locks up and I need to remove the battery =
>for
>=3D
> > a
> > >moment.
> > >----- Original Message -----=3D3D20
> > >From: "Dale Reardon" <dale@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > >To: <bookport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > >Sent: Tuesday, September 28, 2004 2:03 PM
> > >Subject: [bookport] Re: device no longer recongnizedafterfirmware =
>upgrade
> > >
> > >
> > > > Hi,
> > > > Has anyone solved this problem?
> > > >
> > > > My computer still won't recognise the bookport being plugged in =
>(well
>=3D
> > =3D3D
> > >the
> > > > software won't even though it works as an external drive).
> > > >
> > > > Very frustrating as can't transfer files to the machine.
> > > >
> > > > Dale.
> > > >
> > > > At 07:13 AM 24/09/2004, you wrote:
> > > >
> > > > >Can you copy the firmware directly on to the book port, if so, how =
>do
>=3D
> > =3D3D
> > >you
> > >do
> > > > >that? I believe I can also copy files outside of the software on my =
>=3D
> > =3D3D
> > >home
> > > > >computer, since the software does not recognize it, and, actually,
> > >kurzweil
> > > > >1000 doesn't either.
> > > > >----- Original Message -----
> > > > >From: "Dale Reardon" <dale@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > > >To: <bookport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > > >Sent: Thursday, September 23, 2004 9:26 AM
> > > > >Subject: [bookport] Re: device no longer recongnizedafterfirmware =
>=3D3D
> > >upgrade
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > > I tried this and upgraded the firmware to 1.2 - was previously =
>=3D
> > 1.1.7
> > >but
> > > > > > still the transfer software refuses to recognise the bookport as =
>=3D
> > =3D3D
> > >being
> > > > > > connected.
> > > > > > The program didn't automatically update / refresh the firmware =
>for
> > >me -
> > > > > > though that has never worked for me.  I unzipped the archive and
> > >copied
> > > > >the
> > > > > > files across which is the way I always have to do it, but it =
>does
> > >always
> > > > > > work that way.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Dale.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > At 08:40 PM 23/09/2004, you wrote:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > >OK, what I'd like to try is two-fold.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >First, grab www.aph.org/tech/bpfw_setup.exe , connect your =3D
> > device,
> > >and
> > > > >run =3D3D3D
> > > > > > >this program to refresh the firmware.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >If that still does not work, I'd like to send you a loaner =
>device
>=3D
> > =3D3D
> > >to
> > >see
> > > > >=3D3D3D
> > > > > > >if it exhibits the same issues.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >>> n0oxy@xxxxxxxxxxx Wednesday, September 22, 2004 9:03:29 PM =
>=3D
> > >>>
> > > > > > >You might be right on that one, Larry. The only problem is, I =
>=3D
> > work
> > >during
> > > > > > >the day too, and my work computer works great with the book =
>port.
>=3D
> > I
> > >don't
> > > > > > >know if it would be possible to contact you in the evening,
> > >unfortunately
> > > > > > >that's the only time I have access to my home computers. By the =
>=3D
> > =3D3D
> > >way,
> > > > >tried
> > > > > > >it on my other computer with the exact same results.
> > > > > > >----- Original Message -----=3D3D3D20
> > > > > > >From: "LARRY SKUTCHAN" <lskutchan@xxxxxxx>
> > > > > > >To: <bookport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > > > > >Sent: Wednesday, September 22, 2004 6:29 AM
> > > > > > >Subject: [bookport] Re: device no longer recongnizedafterfirmwar=
>e
> > >upgrade
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Perhaps a call is in order here.  My number is 502-899-2314.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > >>> n0oxy@xxxxxxxxxxx Tuesday, September 21, 2004 8:48:07 PM =
>=3D
> > >>>
> > > > > > > > Hi there Larry, yep tried that too. Actually, I tried it =
>both
>=3D
> > =3D3D
> > >with
> > >and
> > > > > > > > without the bpl.exe utility running in the background, no =
>luck
> > >either
> > > > >=3D3D3D
> > > > > > >way.
> > > > > > > > ----- Original Message -----=3D3D3D3D20
> > > > > > > > From: "LARRY SKUTCHAN" <lskutchan@xxxxxxx>
> > > > > > > > To: <bookport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > > > > > > Sent: Tuesday, September 21, 2004 6:36 AM
> > > > > > > > Subject: [bookport] Re: device no longer recongnized
>afterfirmw=3D
> > ar=3D3D
> > >e
> > >=3D3D3D
> > > > > > >upgrade
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > Have you tried running the software manually after
>connecting=3D
> >
> > >the
> > > > >=3D3D3D3D
> > > > > > > > device?
> > > > > > > > =3D3D3D3D3D
> > > > > > > > > Let's see what you get that way.
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > >>> n0oxy@xxxxxxxxxxx Tuesday, September 21, 2004 12:21:02 =
>=3D
> > AM
> > > >>>
> > > > > > > > > I just received my book port today, and I'm having the =
>exact
> > >same
> > > > >=3D3D3D3D
> > > > > > > > problem.
> > > > > > > > > Originally, the book port was 1.05. I installed the =3D
> > software,
> > >and =3D3D3D
> > > > > > >=3D3D3D3D3D
> > > > > > > > > restarted
> > > > > > > > > the computer. I plugged in the book port, and the system =
>=3D
> > asked
> > >for
> > > > >the
> > > > > > > > > windows 2000 cd which I supplied, once the drive was =3D
> > installed,=3D3D
> > >
> > >I
> > > > >ran =3D3D3D
> > > > > > >=3D3D3D3D
> > > > > > > > the
> > > > > > > > > book port transfer software. It said that a new version of =
>=3D
> > the
> > >firm
> > > > >=3D3D3D
> > > > > > >ware
> > > > > > >=3D3D3D3D
> > > > > > > > =3D3D3D3D3D
> > > > > > > > > was
> > > > > > > > > required in order to transfer files with this version of =
>the
> > > > >transfer
> > > > > > > > > software. The firmware upgrade worked fine, and when I
> > >disconnected
> > > > >=3D3D3D
> > > > > > >the
> > > > > > >=3D3D3D3D
> > > > > > > > =3D3D3D3D3D
> > > > > > > > > book
> > > > > > > > > port, after a moment, I believe it said 1.20 ready or =
>=3D3D
> > >something
> > >like
> > > > >=3D3D3D
> > > > > > >=3D3D3D3D
> > > > > > > > that.
> > > > > > > > > ever since then, whenever I connect it, it always shows up =
>=3D
> > as =3D3D
> > >a
> > > > >drive
> > > > > > > > > letter, which has no conflicts, but the software does not =
>=3D
> > see
> > >it. I
> > > > >=3D3D3D
> > > > > > >even
> > > > > > > > > connected it to several usb ports with the same result. =
>Nice
>=3D
> > =3D3D
> > >to
> > >know
> > > > >=3D3D3D
> > > > > > >I'm
> > > > > > >=3D3D3D3D
> > > > > > > > =3D3D3D3D3D
> > > > > > > > > not
> > > > > > > > > the only one having this problem.
> > > > > > > > > ----- Original Message -----=3D3D3D3D3D20
> > > > > > > > > From: "consumer" <consumer@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > > > > > > > To: <bookport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > > > > > > > Sent: Monday, September 20, 2004 10:20 PM
> > > > > > > > > Subject: [bookport] Re: device no longer recongnized after
> > >firmware
> > > > >=3D3D3D
> > > > > > >=3D3D3D3D3D
> > > > > > > > > upgrade
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > I removed the device and plugged it back in.  Plug and =
>=3D
> > play
> > >wizard
> > > > > > > > > > initializes and attempts to install Book Port.  It comes =
>=3D
> > up =3D3D
> > >as
> > >=3D3D3D
> > > > > > >unknown
> > > > > > > > > > device and the problem starts again. There is no =
>conflict
>=3D
> > =3D3D
> > >with
> > >=3D3D3D
> > > > > > >another
> > > > > > > > > > drive.  It is obviously a problem with the firmware =3D
> > upgrade.
> > > > >Since =3D3D3D
> > > > > > >=3D3D3D3D
> > > > > > > > the
> > > > > > > > > > upgrade the OS does not recognize the device as a book =
>=3D
> > port
> > > > >anymore.
> > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > any other ideas anyone?
> > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > thanks,
> > > > > > > > > > Mark
> > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > LARRY SKUTCHAN wrote:
> > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > >Try removing that device, then plugging in the Book =
>Port
> > >again.
> > > > >=3D3D3D
> > > > > > >=3D3D3D3D
> > > > > > > > Also,
> > > > > > > > =3D3D3D3D3D
> > > > > > > > > be
> > > > > > > > > =3D3D3D3D3D3D
> > > > > > > > > > >aware that if you are on a network, it is possible that
> > >network
> > > > >=3D3D3D3D
> > > > > > > > drives
> > > > > > > > =3D3D3D3D3D
> > > > > > > > > =3D3D3D3D3D3D
> > > > > > > > > > >conflict with external USB devices (like Book Port).  =
>=3D
> > Check =3D3D
> > >=3D3D3D
> > > > > > >Appendix
> > > > > > >=3D3D3D3D
> > > > > > > > A
> > > > > > > > > for =3D3D3D3D3D3D
> > > > > > > > > > >instructions on re-mapping the drive if this is a =3D
> > problem.
> > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > >>>>consumer@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Saturday, September 18, 2004
> > >4:20:24 PM
> > > > >=3D3D3D
> > > > > > > >>>
> > > > > > > > > > >>>>
> > > > > > > > > > >>>>
> > > > > > > > > > >Hello,
> > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > >I have a Book Port.  After installation of software I =
>was
> > > > >prompted =3D3D3D
> > > > > > >=3D3D3D3D
> > > > > > > > =3D3D3D3D3D
> > > > > > > > > by=3D3D3D3D3D3D20
> > > > > > > > > > >dialog box to upgrade Book Transfer software.  Then I =
>was
> > > > >prompted =3D3D3D
> > > > > > >=3D3D3D3D
> > > > > > > > =3D3D3D3D3D
> > > > > > > > > to=3D3D3D3D3D3D20
> > > > > > > > > > >upgrade the firmware of the Book Port.  A dialog box
> > >instructing
> > > > >me =3D3D3D
> > > > > > >=3D3D3D3D
> > > > > > > > =3D3D3D3D3D
> > > > > > > > > to=3D3D3D3D3D3D20
> > > > > > > > > > >disconnect the device to install upgrade appeared.  =
>After
> > > > >clearing =3D3D3D
> > > > > > >=3D3D3D3D
> > > > > > > > =3D3D3D3D3D
> > > > > > > > > the=3D3D3D3D3D3D20
> > > > > > > > > > >dialog and disconnecting the device, the device was no =
>=3D
> > =3D3D
> > >longer
> > > > > > > > > recognized=3D3D3D3D3D3D20=3D3D3D3D3D3D
> > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > >as the Book Port mp3 text reader.  It is only recognized=
>
>=3D
> > as =3D3D
> > >a
> > > > > > > > generic=3D3D3D3D3D3D=3D3D3D3D3D
> > > > > > > > > 20
> > > > > > > > > > >USB device.  The Book Transfer software will no longer
> > >recognize
> > > > >=3D3D3D
> > > > > > >=3D3D3D3D3D
> > > > > > > > > the=3D3D3D3D3D3D20
> > > > > > > > > > >device as being plugged in.  Can anyone help?
> > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > >Thanks,
> > > > > > > > > > >Mark Sadecki
> > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > >
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> > > > > >
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