What is the procedure to manually upgrade the Core/Kernel of a MX7 device? How to manually upgrade the MX7 by means of its SD Card.
Windows CE 5
A PC to download the MX7 corefiles on.
An SD Card reader/writer, connected to that PC.
Obtain the zip file with the latest core files. The actual overview of all software versions for the Supply Chain devices can be found here
On a PC, unzip this file in a suitable location.
On the device, press the Power key to suspend that device.
Remove the main battery pack.
Lift the rubber barrier and pull the SD card out of the slot.
Place the SD Card in a card reader, connected to your PC.
From the SD card, delete all 'MX7xxx.bin', 'MX7xxx.nb0' and 'MX7xxx.bit' files.
Copy the content of the downloaded folder to the root directory of the SD card.
Place the SD flash card with the new image files into the SD slot.
Bring the MX7 out of suspend and Select 'Start' > 'Run' and type 'coldboot' (this is the command to reboot the MX7 in factory defaults).
Before the splash screen appears, press and hold down the special key to reflash the bootloader. (The bootloader will be reflashed automatically if the file 'REFLASH.TAG' is available in the root of the SD Card)
On a MX7 55key unit: Press and hold down the'A' key.
On a MX7 32key unit: Press and hold down the 'Alph' key.