E46 Mk4 DVD Navigation Firmware

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Post by BarryM » Fri Aug 17, 2018 1:11 am

PerryGunn wrote:I've produced the ISO for you and put it on my FTP server - you have a PM with retrieval instructions
Hi Perry much appreciated, downloaded successfully and now I just have to find my old supply of writable discs and writer. Will post up an image when I've managed it. I have the same screen as Asim at the moment but this is a very nice upgrade!
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Post by scalesg » Fri Aug 17, 2018 8:41 am

PerryGunn wrote:
scalesg wrote:No way!!!

Can you do Alpina B3S #245
Like this...?

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Awesome PerryGunn, I have PMd you (I hope)

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Post by Metrics » Fri Aug 17, 2018 11:18 am

Stupid question: How do you upload it to the car?
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Post by PerryGunn » Fri Aug 17, 2018 5:14 pm

scalesg wrote:Awesome PerryGunn, I have PMd you (I hope)
I've produced the ISO for you and put it on my FTP server - you have a PM with retrieval instructions
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Post by PerryGunn » Fri Aug 17, 2018 5:43 pm

Metrics wrote:Stupid question: How do you upload it to the car?
I normally keep the drivers door open for this but I'm not sure if that's strictly necessary
- Key in ignition position 1
- Wait until nav system has booted up
- Eject maps DVD
- Insert firmware CD
- After a bit of whirring and clunking from the DVD drive a message appears (briefly) regarding the software update
- Screen goes blank
- Software Update screen appears with a progress bar
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- Once complete, it's followed by
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- Click [OK] using right hand knob
- CD is ejected automatically, nav system reboots with new spashscreen


NB you can only 'update' with a firmware version that's different to the one that's already installed so, if you need to install a modified version of the latest firmware that hasn't had its internal version number changed, you first need to install an old firmware version i.e. downgrade first, then repeat the process with the modified disc to upgrade

To find the current version go into the settings menu and you will see SW x-y/zz In the upper right hand corner and it should say something like SW 4-1/00

SW x-y/zz breaks down as

x should be 4 indicating that it's a MKIV nav
y shouild be 1 indicating that it's the full colour 'high' nav system

zz is your current firmware version
00 = v31 or v32 (latest official versions, released in 2008, BMW didn't update the number between releases)
91 = v29.1 or v30 (BMW didn't update the number between releases)
80 = v28
71 - v27.1
70 = v27
plus you'll find others that tend to be 0(something), these are usually a v32 firmware that has been modified - when I create custom ISOs I tend to modify the internal version number of the firmware to 1002 so it displays under settings as SW 4-1/02
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Post by Metrics » Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:49 pm

You're a top man Perry, thank you for sharing.
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Post by BarryM » Sat Aug 18, 2018 11:07 am

PerryGunn wrote:To find the current version go into the settings menu and you will see SW x-y/zz In the upper right hand corner and it should say something like SW 4-1/00
Good guess, I'm running SW 4-1/00 which has the plain Alpina s/screen (I uploaded it a few years ago). So if yours is SW 4-1/02 I should be able to just pop the newly burnt CD in and it will just add the new splash screen and I'll still keep the other features I have like the 3D view?
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Post by BarryM » Sun Aug 19, 2018 8:44 pm

Here we go:

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thanks Perry :)
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Post by Rav » Mon Aug 20, 2018 12:54 pm

I cant get this to work :?
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Post by BarryM » Tue Aug 21, 2018 6:27 pm

Rav wrote:I cant get this to work :?
Perry’s instructions are spot on so which bit won’t work?

You can’t burn the image or can’t get the update to install?
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Post by PerryGunn » Tue Aug 21, 2018 6:43 pm

BarryM wrote:
Rav wrote:I cant get this to work :?
Perry’s instructions are spot on so which bit won’t work?

You can’t burn the image or can’t get the update to install?
I've been discussing this with Rav via PM....

He's following the instructions but still has no joy with a CD I sent him that I first tested on my mkIV nav. He has, as mentioned in his first post, been having problems with his nav DVD unit and has ordered a replacement laser unit - we'll see what happens once it's repaired.
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Post by BarryM » Tue Aug 21, 2018 8:07 pm

PerryGunn wrote:He's following the instructions but still has no joy with a CD I sent him that I first tested on my mkIV nav. He has, as mentioned in his first post, been having problems with his nav DVD unit and has ordered a replacement laser unit - we'll see what happens once it's repaired.
Didn’t mean to interfere but your instructions were perfect for me :)
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Post by PerryGunn » Tue Aug 21, 2018 8:48 pm

BarryM wrote:
PerryGunn wrote:He's following the instructions but still has no joy with a CD I sent him that I first tested on my mkIV nav. He has, as mentioned in his first post, been having problems with his nav DVD unit and has ordered a replacement laser unit - we'll see what happens once it's repaired.
Didn’t mean to interfere but your instructions were perfect for me :)
No problem, feel free to jump in with advice - as my wife loves to remind me, I don't know everything... :lol:
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Post by Rav » Wed Aug 22, 2018 8:35 am

Perry - Its my laser and not your CD/DVD or perfect instructions! Thank you once again for sharing and helping me.

I am waiting for my new laser to be shipped from China and will update you all once it is here.
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Post by DogWagen » Fri Oct 12, 2018 8:30 pm

Hi Perry,

Would you be able to produce a splash screen for my B3s Convertible No 149?

Thanks in advance,

Mike

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