[maemo-users] Please help, I need a flash image

From: Pete Black theblackpeter at gmail.com
Date: Thu Oct 30 08:48:15 EET 2008

Been there, done that. And it sucks that Nokia is unwilling/incompetent
in helping out. Good news is that there is a workaround. Have a look at
this thread:


Basically you need to figure out how to use a tool like Webscarab or
wait until someone fixes that bug[1].

Good luck!

Tim Ashman wrote:
> Hopefully someone can help me.  Nokia's phone support wants me to send the 
> unit in and I'm just not going to do that.  Here is my problem.
> Last night I nuked the ability of my n810 to boot.  I came in this morning 
> downloaded the windows flasher utility and proceeded to try and reflash the 
> unit.  After the wizard sees my unit I click next and it reports that my 
> computers clock is wrong and that it can't continue because it can't 
> authenicate.  Huh, besides the fact that I have no idea why it would care I 
> was stuck.  so...
> I tried the linux manual way.  I went to my other computer downloaded the 
> flash command utility and proceeded to the "get the image" page.  I entered 
> in my WLAN ID and the page reports that it is not a valid product.  Great.
> So I called nokia to say I'm sadly disappointed with them is an 
> understatement.  Not only did the support rep not understand the problem, he 
> kept asking me to do things on the tablet after several times of me telling 
> him the unit would not reach the home screen and was in an endless loop I 
> asked for his supervisor.  After 5 minutes he came on and simply told me I 
> had to send the unit in. 
> So I'm asking if anyone can send me or make available the latest or even any 
> version of the diablo firmware so that I can try and flash my unit manually I 
> would really appriecate it.  The real problem appears to be with the windows 
> wizard software and the fact that right now we are in the two week period 
> where the US use to change to daylight savings, but now it is not for two 
> weeks.  I've tried setting my clock backwards and forwards, etc to no avail.
> If someone knows that this is a problem with my actual windows pc, maybe there 
> is some weird patch, I don't know but this forum is my last hope.  If nobody 
> here can help I will not be purchasing another nokia device and will take a 
> look at android or one of the netbooks running linux.
> Please help I like my nokia and sending the unit in when in probably two weeks 
> the problem will fix itself is just stupid.  Not to mention that nokia 
> support was completely unwilling to help by sending me the flash image or 
> even entertaining the idea that something might be wrong on their end.
> Hopeful
> tim
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