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Cannot get files onto device from PC

Get an error message saying "bad or missing config.exe file..must update Lyra HD system files" Can anyone help?

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This unit is actually produced by RCA. If you go to their website you can download Firmware, and Software to update the unit. You can also try to do a "reset". There is a very small button on the bottom, if you press this with a pen and hold it for about 3 seconds it may start working again.

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