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FlashScan V2 Firmware and Boot Block

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Follow these steps to find and/or update FlashScan V2 Firmware using the EFILive V8 Scan and Tune software.

  1. Ensure you have downloaded and installed the latest version  of EFILive V8 Scan and Tune software, available here.
  2. Connect your FlashScan V2 device to your PC.
  3. Start the EFILive V8 Scan and Tune application.
  4. Click the [Check Firmware] button at the top of the window.
  5. Boot Block and Firmware versions, along with Configuration files are displayed.

  6. If a boot block update is available then the [Update Boot Block] button will be visible.  You should click that button to update the firmware in the connected device.
  7. If a firmware update is available then an [Update Firmware] button will be visible. You should click that button to update the firmware in the connected device.
    Note: If both the [Update Boot Block] and  [Update Firmware] buttons are visible, then click the [Update Boot Block] button first unless advised otherwise by EFILive Support.
  8. If updated configuration files are available then an [Update Files] button will be visible. You should click that button to update the configuration files in the connected device.
  9. If the information displayed in the window appears incomplete or if you have connected the device (or connected a different device) after opening the "Update Firmware and Configuration Files" window, then click the [Refresh] button to reload the information from the connected device.
  10. Click the [OK] button to close the Check Firmware window.

FlashScan V2 Device

Follow these steps to obtain the FlashScan V2 Boot Block and Firmware versions using the FlashScan V2 device keypad.

NOTE: Firmware and Boot Block can only be updated using EFILive V8 Scan and Tune software. 

  1. Connect your FlashScan V2 device to your PC or vehicle (as a power source).
  2. Press the [F4 Options] key on the keypad.
  3. Press the [F3 About...] key on the keypad.
  4. Press the [F1 Firmware Details] key on the keypad.
  5. Scroll down the display using the Down Arrow key on the keypad until you get to the FIRMWARE section.
  6. The firmware version is shown in the Ver: field.
  7. Continue to scroll down the display using the Down Arrow key on the keypad until you get to the BOOT BLOCK section.
  8. The Boot Block version is shown in the Ver: field.

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