My firmware update on my Boxee messed up the device
The good news? This is the worst problem the Boxee has and won't cost you much of anything in terms of time.
The bad news? No bad news! The Boxee rules!
Your first step is to download the most recent firmware update from
the official Boxee website to your computer, saving it on your hard
drive. Following that, insert a USB flash drive, copy the file, and
power down your Boxee box while keeping it plugged in. Following that
procedure, press and hold the power button for 10 seconds until the
device turns on. You will then choose to enter Recovery Mode and select
"Update From USB" in order to download the most recent version of the
If that does not work, leave your device turned on,
enter the "Settings" menu, select "System", and go to "Advanced". From
there you will be able to clear the Media Info Database and resolve any
issues you may be encountering with scanning problems.
final (and least desirable) fix is to enter back into "Recovery Mode"
and perform a hard factory reset. To do this, you will select "Reset All
Settings" and then select "Factory Reset". This will wipe your Boxee of
all its data, forcing you to update the firmware via the USB flash
drive procedure we mentioned above.
Mar 13, 2012 |
D-Link Boxee Box