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Froze Xe-2 after update from 1 to 4.1

Discussion in 'X-E1, X-E2, X-E2S, X-E3' started by Vivek Chivukula, Apr 17, 2018.

  1. Vivek Chivukula

    Vivek Chivukula New Member

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    I didn't read the warning and updated the software from version 1 to 4.1. Camera is now not showing anything on the screen. Do I need to send this back for repair?
     
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    What warning? What did you do wrong?
     
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    Shouldn't require repair. As I recall (without doing some research), there is something you can do to get things back to normal. The first idea that comes to mind is trying a reset.
     
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    There was an advisory on the Fuji site about the possibility of trouble if the X-E2 firmware update skipped over the 4.0 update, from an earlier version to 4.1. One of the few Fuji cases (maybe the only one?) where skipping a firmware update might cause problems.
     
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    Does not appear to be any advisories there now that I can see.

    Please login or register to view links
     
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    In red at this web post Please login or register to view links
     
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    Reading that warning, it appears your electronic viewfinder should still function? Just the LCD “frozen”. See if the electronic viewfinder works, and see if you can launch the menu while looking thru it, And follow the directions in the warning.
     
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    Have a look here Please login or register to view links

    However, it warns about updating from v1 to v4.0, not 4.1. The problem sounds the same though. I guess it should read "4.x" :confused:
     
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    @Goldingd sorry, you posted while I was looking for the same thing.
     
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    They seem to be very inconsistent about where they put their warnings. I got to the page I linked from from a Google Search for "Fuji X-E2 firmware". Surely if there is any sort of issue the warning about that issue should be on EVERY page that is related.

    Regardless it looks likes a couple of key presses may resolve the issue fir the OP.
     
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    Hi, yes I am able to to do the “set-up/reset” in the viewfinder as you said. The camera then appears to function normally,l until after clicking the shot the camera once again freezes.
     
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    All, thanks for the quick replies. I think I got the answer. After doing the update without reading the red warning to do a “set-up/ reset” before and after the update, I was able to do the reset using the viewfinder. The camera was still freezing after taking a picture. Finally, I also reset the screen. The camera is now operating normally.
     
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    "All's well that ends well." :)
     

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