How To Flash Or Upgrade Openbox S9/S10 HD PVR Using USB Thumb Drive

If you are looking for way to re-flash or upgrade Openbox S9/S10 HD PVR, below are some simple steps that you can follow to get it done.


  1. First, you need to get the updated Image File (Ex: HDS2_DUMP.abs) and store it into a USB thumb drive (in FAT32 format).
  2. Then, plug in the thumb drive into USB 2.0 host port of Openbox S9/S10 satellite decoder.
  3. From remote control, go to Menu -> Tools -> choose Upgrade By USB, select Upgrade Mode as Image File (*.abs) or Misc Files (to restore back previous channels and settings) and browse to the new *.abs file (in this case HDS2_DUMP.abs). Scroll to Start button to start updating the image file. When it asked to burn flash, click yes and a message “Burnflash…do not power off.” will appear on the screen.
  4. Wait until the status bar progress and complete, power cycle the decoder and you are done.

By now, you should have the latest version of upgraded firmware, which could be useful for bug fixes or new feature enhancements to your existing Openbox satellite decoder.


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