Philips TV Software Upgrade with Portable Memory
Philips offers software upgrade capability for your TV using USB portable memory. After you have
completed a software upgrade, your TV will typically perform better. What improvements are made depends
on the upgrade software you are using as well as the software your TV contained before the upgrade. You
can execute the software upgrade procedure yourself. Be aware that the content of this document is
addressing technical and software skilled users.
Preparing a portable memory for software upgrade
For the procedure you will require:
A personal computer with web browsing capability.
An archive utility that supports the ZIP-format (e.g. WinZip for Windows or Stufflt for Mac OS).
A preferably empty USB memory stick.
Note: Only FAT/DOS-formatted portable memory is supported.
New software can be obtained from your dealer or can be downloaded from the www.philips.com/support
. Go to www.philips.com/support using the web browser on your PC.
. Follow the procedure to find the information and the software related to your TV.
. Select the latest software upgrade file and download it to your PC.
. Decompress the ZIP-file and copy the “upgrade.pkg” to the root directory of the USB
Note: Only use software upgrades that can be found on the www.philips.com/support web site.
Verifying the version of the TV software
Before starting the software upgrade procedure, it is advised to check that what the current TV
1. Select Current Software Info in the Installation Menu
. Observe the version and the description of the current software
Automatic Software Upgrade Procedure
For automatic software upgrade copy the “upgrade.pkg” file in the root directory of the USB portable
. Power off your TV and remove all memory devices.
. Insert the USB portable memory that contains the
downloaded software upgrade.
3. Switch on your TV and at startup, the TV will scan
the USB portable memory until it finds the update
content. The TV will automatically go to the upgrade
mode. After a few seconds it will display the software
4. In the event where the USB is not detected upon
power up, remove USB stick from the TV and plug it
back again to the TV set. Wait for a few seconds and
the Software Upgrade application will be displayed.
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