Learn how to check the firmware version of your BlueCurve TV digital cable box using your remote control. Understand how the firmware upgrade process works.  What is firmware?  Firmware is programming that's written to the read-only memory (ROM) of a computing device to give permanent instructions to communicate with other devices and perform functions such as basic input/output tasks.

 

How to check the firmware version

Here is how you can check the firmware version of your BlueCurve TV digital box using your remote control. 

  1. Press the Shaw button
  2. Navigate to Settings icon, press OK
  3. Navigate down to About, and press OK
  4. The firmware will be listed on the screen, “STB Version”
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Firmware upgrade process

This section explains how the firmware upgrades for the BlueCurve TV PVR and the BlueCurve TV Player (XiD) will occur.

How it works

  1. The BlueCurve TV Digital Box (also referred to as Set-Top Box or STB) gets firmware and stores it on the digital box.
  2. The BlueCurve TV digital box reboots (nightly or forced)
  3. The BlueCurve TV digital box operates on downloaded firmware.

Device Initiated

There are two scenarios when the device is initiated to access the firmware:

  1. Upon boot-up
  2. Nightly “checker"

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