Checked your site and am downloading the V26 firmware for my mark 3 drive, thanks again !, i assume i just change the .mdf to .iso ( for us Mac users), i can then see the disk image. Will give it a go when i get a chance and let you know how it all goes.
I am getting tempted to eventually replace the whole box for a DVD unit and get the 3d perspective view, seem to be a few kicking around on ebay - is it any Mark IV box that will plug & play or a specific part e.g. PART NUMBER: 6590 9 154 053-01 ( BMW NAVIGATION DVD MK4 COMPUTER FOR E38/E39/E46/X5
Sorry for all the questions dude but checking this site you def seem to be the man!!.
The original file in that zip was created with a program called Alcohol 120. If you have problems with it, please let me know and I will create an ISO. More or less it is nothing more than a renamed ISO image and you should be able to get a good burn with your MAC.
As for the MK4, yes, it is a straight swap and a few folks have done it with no problems. The big thing to remember is to disconnect the battery BEFORE pulling the seat out and don't reconnect it until you are done or you might throw an airbag light that can only be turned off by the dealer.
Any MK4 (latest model would be the best) will work.
well that didn't go well
Anyone know how to get the sat nav back?, tried the v26 update on my Mark III drive but it didn't like it and has now left me with a blank screen...Help, tried various things to reset it but it won't have it - the only software i have is the map disk and various firmware updates ( V26 which i tried, V21 & V29..and the Key CD ) ...help much appreciated..
Freddie - in the sat nav darkness
No worries.... Sounds like you didn't burn it in mode 1. Also, burn at the lowest speed. Pop the CD in and turn the key to position two. What has happened is that the OS section on the firmware is toast, but the boot sector is not. It should boot the CD again and install the software.
Thanks, i was having kittens at the thought off having to visita Beemer service centre and the missus would not be too pleased either ( "gone and broken it already have you" ;-)
I'll hold off and hope that the other update works. It still lets me pop a CD in there and ejects with no problems so as you say, i dont think ( hope) its not fried it.
Thanks f - your a star
PS, burn't on a mac, and the files converted - methinks..also done at 1x speed on high quality disk.
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