My flex 6500 keeps downgrading

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Install las test version,everything ok for a week or so,but now the 6500 keeps saying update required,then it downgrades.
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You are probably opening the wrong SmartSDR.exe

Make sure you start SmartSDR with the correct Quick Link

Better yet, delete the Shortcut to the previous version.
SmartSDR will always refer as UPGRADE to a change in versiĆ³n. So if I open SmartSDR v1.7.30 it will present me with a yellow UPGRADE option.

And here you can see that if I start SmartSDR v1.7.30 the HW Version (meaning the version inside of the radio) is v1.8.4.84 and therefore the need for an UPGRADE.

I hope this makes sense.