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Forced downgrade then upgrade

Rick WilliamsRick Williams Member
edited August 2019 in SmartSDR for Windows
I just cranked up my 6500 and was greeted with an update that when clicked on was a downgrade to then I cycled SDR and it then updated to  Anyone else have this happen?

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  • W9OYW9OY Alpha Team Member ✭✭
    edited January 2016
    Are you sure you clicked the right SSDR icon?  If you have an earlier and later SSDR icon on your desktop and click the version not loaded in the radio it will force a down or upgrade

    73  W9OY
  • Jay NationJay Nation Member
    edited May 2019
    This indicates that you still had 1.5.1 installed on that PC, and that you likely clicked the wrong shortcut to start SmartSDR. It might help you to find and delete any shortcuts to the earlier releases.

    73, Jay - NO5J
  • Jim GilliamJim Gilliam Member
    edited January 2016

    I had that happen when I inadverntely left the 1.5 icon on the desktop and clicked the wrong one. I would bet you did approximately the same thing.

    Jim, K6QE

  • Rick WilliamsRick Williams Member
    edited August 2019
    That would make sense except I only have one SDR icon in the folder I keep all my Ham programs in and there isn't another SDR icon anywhere on the desktop and it was 1.6....  Besides, it was a firmware downgrade/upgrade, not SDR.  
  • Jim GilliamJim Gilliam Member
    edited January 2016

    Something, somewhere, in your system told the Flex it was running 1.5.


  • Jim GilliamJim Gilliam Member
    edited January 2016

    Is 1.5 still loaded in your computer even though you don't have it displayed on an icon?

  • Scott N8UMWScott N8UMW Member
    edited February 2017
    The latest firmware is also a part of the latest smart sdr. I have yet to see a firmware only type of patch to come out. So if you downgrade smart sdr, you also downgrade the firmware and so on.

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