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About this download

About this upgrade (04/07/2011)

This file updates your TV set firmware to version 1.11, and provides the following benefits:

Improvements in this version

  • This software improves the performance of the unit and enhances the reception of some regional services.

Applicable models

  • KDL-32BX301
  • KDL-37BX401

Warning

  • Please follow the update instructions carefully. Failure to follow the instructions may interrupt the update process and may cause the TV set to be unresponsive or to require repair.
  • Do not power off the TV or disconnect it from the AC power outlet. Loss of power during the installation of the firmware update may cause the TV set to be unresponsive or to require repair.
  • Make sure you are about to download a TV firmware update which is suitable for your TV set by checking the country indication on the top of this page. TV firmware may be different for each country.

Common questions

  • How can I check my TV firmware version?
    1. Power on the TV set and press the HOME button on the Remote Commander to display the Menu.
    2. Navigate to the 'Settings' option and press OK to select it.
    3. Navigate to the 'Set-up' option and press OK to select it.
    4. Navigate to the 'Product information' option and press OK to select it.
  • Will my personal settings be deleted after the update?
    • All user settings will be kept.
  • Can I install an older version of Firmware?
    • Installation of older firmware is not supported to ensure your TV set remains at optimum performance.
  • During the update process, the TV turns off?
    • It is normal for the TV set to restart during the update process. You may experience the TV set taking a longer than normal time for it to restart as it is installing the new firmware.

Install

  1. You need to accept the disclaimer below before downloading the file.
    • Please read all the information carefully and thoroughly before downloading and installing any file. Failure to follow the instructions may cause the TV set to be unresponsive or to require repair.
    • After you have accepted the disclaimer, save the update file sony_tvupdate_2010_1110_eu_ibz.pkg to your computer Desktop.

  2. When the update download is complete, check that the file size is 6,263,184 bytes.
    • To do so, right click the file, select "properties" and check that the "General" tab displays the correct size information:



    • If the size information displayed on your computer is different, delete the downloaded file, clear your internet browser's cache and download it again.
  3. Open Windows explorer.
    • Copy sony_tvupdate_2010_1110_eu_ibz.pkg to the root of your USB device.

  4. Important notes:
    • The USB storage device must be reformatted to the FAT32 file system before you copy the update file to it.
    • Make sure that there is enough space on your USB device.
    • The update will not be performed if the file name is modified.

Firmware update procedure

  1. Turn on the TV.

  2. Insert the USB device containing the 'sony_tvupdate_2010_1110_eu_ibz.pkg' update file into the USB slot of the TV set.



  3. Press the 'MENU' key to enter the main menu.

  4. Select 'Settings' --> 'Set up' --> 'USB System Update'.

  5. When being asked "Do you want to start system update now?", press [OK].

  6. For a brief moment the message "Scanning" appears

  7. The message below appears. Confirm by pressing [OK].



  8. The update will start and take between 1 and 2 minutes, indicated by a progress bar on the screen and two green LEDs flashing.





  9. As soon as the update is finished, the below message appears:



  10. One green LED lights up again and the TV turns on automatically.

  11. Remove the USB device.

  • How can I check my TV firmware version?
    1. Power on the TV set and press the HOME button on the Remote Commander to display the Menu.
    2. Navigate to the 'Settings' option and press OK to select it.
    3. Navigate to the 'Set-up' option and press OK to select it.
    4. Navigate to the 'Product information' option and press OK to select it.
    5. Confirm the version number.
    6. If the version number shown on the bottom line is1.11.xxx*your TV set has been correctly updated.

      * "xxx" is for internal use only. It doesn't affect to TV performance.

PIC OFF/TIMER, STANDBY and POWER indicators are flashing amber, red and green respectively Please proceed with the following procedure:

  1. Verify your USB device is in good working order and follow the download process again.
  2. Turn off the TV by pressing the POWER button on the TV set.
  3. Press the POWER button again, and proceed with the installation process again.

File Info

File Name

  • sony_tvupdate_2010_1110_eu_ibz.pkg

File Size

  • -
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