System Not Booting For First Time

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System Not Booting For First Time

Postby kygly » May 25th, 2016, 6:44 pm

Hi all,

This seems like the best forum for RetroFreak owners so I figured I'd ask this question here. I just received by unit yesterday and it won't boot out of the main splash screen. Worse comes to worse I'll return it, but I figured I'd try to update it before I send it back.

The only issue I'm having is that I can't get the "retrofreak-update-request.dat" file to try and do the update. Is anyone willing to send me that file so I can try this out? If not, I'll just return.

Good luck everyone!
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Re: System Not Booting For First Time

Postby R9delta » May 25th, 2016, 7:06 pm

The request file is specific has to be the specific one to your Retro Freak. No one else's will work
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Re: System Not Booting For First Time

Postby fragems » June 6th, 2016, 1:45 pm

So basically is the unit a brick if it fails to load past the title screen? Having the same problem and just need to see if there is anything worth trying before sending it back :P.
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Re: System Not Booting For First Time

Postby mythosx » June 20th, 2016, 4:51 am

I just updated to v1.5 and after the unit restarted, I end up at the title loading screen. I can't seem to get past it. Does anyone know anything I can try?
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Re: System Not Booting For First Time

Postby ikashiru » December 21st, 2017, 2:09 pm

Mine failed on the update, got stuck on the accept this agreement screen - crazy that it would only let me select decline. Went to black screen, then stuck on splash screen ever since!

Not hardware error, poor quality firmware / firmware process. Now have a paperweight?!
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