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Old 01-08-2013, 11:19
bigtrev
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Hi all,

Ok im looking to transfer files from my laptop to my F5 box by usb stick but on my skybox when I go to tools then go down list to (upgrade by usb) its not highlighted so I cant use it.Does anyone know how I can enabled this function on the box.The usb stick is formatted to fat32 ok and does work ok.I have searched the net none stop but nothing.Thought heres the best place for an answer.

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Old 01-08-2013, 18:58
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Anybody?????
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Old 01-08-2013, 19:05
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From what I've read firmware updates by USB are disabled on some boxes to prevent damage.
If that's the case then upgrading via the COM port seems to be the solution
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Old 01-08-2013, 19:52
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From what I've read firmware updates by USB are disabled on some boxes to prevent damage.
If that's the case then upgrading via the COM port seems to be the solution
Ahh ok mate,,so does that mean using a null modem cable to flash it
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Old 02-08-2013, 10:15
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Basically, yes.
As I thought unwise to link to certain sites that may be able to help I've sent you a PM
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Old 03-08-2013, 14:56
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Basically, yes.
As I thought unwise to link to certain sites that may be able to help I've sent you a PM
Many thanks mate,,im all sorted now..It was simply a faulty usb stick..
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Old 03-08-2013, 16:58
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Pleased you're sorted
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