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Upgrading Firmware; Upgrading Method; Upgrading Using Fut (firmware Update Tool); Upgrading Using L Printer Service Tool - Canon iPF9000S Troubleshooting Manual

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2. Upgrading Firmware

(1) Upgrading method

In most situations, the firmware can be upgraded by using imagePROGRAF Firmware Update Tool
(hereinafter "FUT").
FUT is a firmware and installer package, allowing you to only upgrade the preinstalled version of
firmware in the FUT.
The firmware can also be upgraded using L Printer Service tool. With this tool, it can be downgraded as
※ Upgrading by FUT won't work if the printer has an error, in which case use L Printer Service Tool to
upgrade the firmware.

(2) Upgrading using FUT (Firmware Update Tool)

Download the latest release of firmware (FUT) from the software download page at the Canon Web site.
Unzip the compressed file downloaded and click "setup.exe" in the resultant folder.
As the window shown below opens, start the FUT setup process.
Once FUT is set up, proceed to upgrade the firmware as directed by FUT.

(3) Upgrading using L Printer Service Tool

1) Install L Printer Service Tool on the PC.
2) Identify the firmware version and copy the firmware to a specified folder on the tooling PC.
(Default destination directory: C: \Program Files\L Printer Service Tool\Data)
3) Start the printer in Download Mode.
4) Launch L Printer Service Tool.
5) Connect to the printer, choose the firmware you want to upgrade from L Printer Service Tool and
click Transfer Firmware to start a transfer.
6) When the transfer completes, switch off the printer to restart it.
(4) Relationship with MCT (imagePROGRAF Media
Configuration Tool)
imagePROGRAF Media Configuration Tool for x64 (hereinafter "MCT") manages the media list saved
as printer internal data.
At setup installation, MCT will install la country-specific media list automatically on the main unit
MCT is available from the Canon Website as an independent utility program. Download MCT to register
paper types with your printer and associated software to your preference.
※ Additional paper types that are registered with MCT are saved even after the firmware is upgraded,
but some information may be lost.
After the firmware has been upgraded, browse through Print Inf to view the MCT registration count
"COUNTER>DETAIL-CNT>PAPERCONFIG-CNT." If the count does not equal 0, update the paper
information with MCT.
Chapter 6 Miscellaneous Information


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    Message on printer is The ink pad is almost fuff