ExamReader firmware upgrade
NOTE: it is important that the steps below are followed and that compatibility is secured prior to making any upgrade.
AN UPGRADE CAN NOT BE REVERTED!
Check HERE for firmware history.
In order to upgrade you’ll need…
A micro-USB cable
A computer (MAC, Windows or Linux)
Current software version and serial number of your ExamReader
Go to Settings\System Information\Version and check Software version
Serial number is printed on the ExamReader box and on the back side of the ExamReader itself.
To get started, click on the tab below that shows your ExamReader’s current software version.
Congratulation. Your ExamReadr has the latest firmware.
If ExamReader serial number is 241531903xxxxxxx or higher, it can be updated to latest version (7.1.76).
NOTE: the same download file applies independent if using Windows, MAC or Linux – except that the included upgrade exe file is for Windows only.
To proceed, download THIS upgrade file.
Save the downloaded .zip file. This is a large file and it will take some time to download unless you have a really speedy internet connection.
Right click and Open the zip file to view the content. Check here for additional instructions or if you use MAC/Linux.
Right click and select Open the .exe file.
Select Extract all content.
In the new window, right click and Open ExamReaderFWUpgrade.exe to run it.
Follow instruction provided in the upgrade tool.
This video shows how to extract the downloaded zip and get the upgrade tool running.
Download firmware version 7.1.73.
Unzip and extract the file with .bin extension. Place it in a folder of your choice on your computer (e.g. in the Download folder or on the Desktop).
Copy the .bin file to the USB drive (“ExamReader drive”).
Right click on the portable “ExamReader drive” on the computer and select to Eject it.
Disconnect ExamReader from the computer.
Press OK button thre (3) times and accept (Yes) to upgrade.
The upgrade may take 10 minutes and ExamReader will reboot automatically when done.
These ExamReaders are unfortunately not upgradeable.