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Old 03-12-2010, 10:18 AM   #1
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New firmware

Neue Firmwareversion für PB360°
http://pocketbook-global.com/downloa...e_ws_v15_1.zip
Neue Firmwareversion für PB301+
http://pocketbook-global.com/downloa...e_ws_v15_1.zip

Both versions feature an improved Adobe Viewer version. Complete changelog coming up later today.

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Old 03-12-2010, 10:46 AM   #2
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Sorry, something wrong with both links.
They error out.
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Old 03-12-2010, 10:47 AM   #3
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Do not forget to read the thread on How to upgrade firmware
http://www.mobileread.com/forums/showthread.php?t=62973
... and do not forget to backup your installed dictionaries, themes, fonts, translations, applications, logos, notes, books and whatever else you might have on your reader. Better safe than sorry ;-)
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Old 03-12-2010, 01:21 PM   #4
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New Firmware version for PB301+
http://pocketbook-global.com/downloa...de_ws_v15_1.7z

New Firmware version for PB360°
http://pocketbook-global.com/downloa...de_ws_v15_1.7z

Both versions feature an improved Adobe Viewer version. Complete changelog coming up later today.
The above links do not work.
Firmware for 301
http://pocketbook-global.com/downloa...de_ws_v15_1.7z

Firmware for 360
http://pocketbook-global.com/downloa...de_ws_v15_1.7z
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Old 03-12-2010, 01:26 PM   #5
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Sorry, I corrected the links. Working now!
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Old 03-12-2010, 01:30 PM   #6
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I'm afraid they still don't work for me. Just display as binary junk. If I right click and do a "Save As...", what should the file extension be? It doesn't work as a ZIP file!
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Old 03-12-2010, 01:36 PM   #7
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Odd, both links worked for me.
And WinRar extracts them cleanly.
Not going to update right away since I want to do a full charge first...
(And to wait for the changelog.)
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Old 03-12-2010, 01:37 PM   #8
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I'm afraid they still don't work for me. Just display as binary junk. If I right click and do a "Save As...", what should the file extension be? It doesn't work as a ZIP file!
It's 7z, that's a free compression format that can be extracted with the free 7zip software. I don't know why they're using that, honestly.
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Old 03-12-2010, 01:41 PM   #9
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Downloads OK with IE8 - looks like a Firefox "funny". So I need to install "7zip" to unzip it?
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Old 03-12-2010, 01:48 PM   #10
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Downloads OK with IE8 - looks like a Firefox "funny". So I need to install "7zip" to unzip it?
Not sure. i have 7zip here and haven't any win installed, so I can't know.
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Old 03-12-2010, 01:51 PM   #11
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The built-in "unzipper" in Windows doesn't like it, and neither does my rather old version of WinRAR. Looks like it's time to upgrade to the latest version of WinRAR - it can (according to the website) handle ".7z" archives, as fjtorres confirms.

Could you try to persuade PB to re-upload them as ZIP files? It would make life a LOT easier for people .
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Old 03-12-2010, 01:53 PM   #12
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I use 7-zip. Main reason is it can do Rar as well as Zip files and its free.
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Old 03-12-2010, 01:59 PM   #13
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It's not a problem for "techies" like us. It's "Joe Public" who's going to have a significant issue with this. It seems madness to release a firmware upgrade in an obscure compression format that the popular operating systems can't handle natively.
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I'm afraid they still don't work for me. Just display as binary junk. If I right click and do a "Save As...", what should the file extension be? It doesn't work as a ZIP file!
It should be .7z
I have even managed to unpack it under Linux, after right click and selecting "save link target as" from menu
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Made the update.
I see a change at long books names

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