INTERMEC Firmware Management Tool Version 1.01

README.HTM

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Welcome to the Intermec Firmware Management Tool readme. This file contains important information about these topics:

 

Hardware and Software Requirements

Installation

·         Installing the Application

·        Installing the Qualcomm Drivers

·        Activating the Intermec License

 

For information about how to use the Intermec Firmware Management Tool, see the online help.

 

Hardware and Software Requirements

To use the Intermec Firmware Management Tool, you need these items:

·         PC with:

·        Microsoft® Windows® XP

·        2 GHz processor (recommended)

·        2 GB RAM

·        CN50 or CS40 and an appropriate USB cable to connect to your PC

·        Microsoft ActiveSync®, available at no charge from the Microsoft web site at www.windowsmobile.com/getstarted

·        Intermec PX4i High Performance Printer (for CN50 radio conversion only)

 

Installation

When you order the Intermec Firmware Management Tool, you receive an e-mail message containing:

·         a link to download the application.

·        an Activation ID.

·        an e-mail address for requesting a User Name and Server (API) Key.

Before installing the Intermec Firmware Management Tool, you need to perform these tasks:

·         Send a request to the included e-mail address for a User Name and Server (API) Key. You will receive an e-mail message containing this information. Make sure you save this e-mail message.

Note: The Server (API) Key expires after 90 days of inactivity. To reactivate the Server (API) Key, forward your original request for a User Name and Server (API) Key to the indicated e-mail address.

·         Install Microsoft ActiveSync (Windows XP) on your PC. ActiveSync is available at no charge from the Microsoft web site at www.windowsmobile.com/getstarted. For help, see your computer user's manual.

·        If you are changing the CN50 cell phone radio configuration, set up and connect to an Intermec PX4i High Performance Printer. For more information, see the Intermec Firmware Management Tool online help.

To install the Intermec Firmware Management Tool

1.      Make sure that your PC has an active Internet connection.

2.      Download and install the application on your PC.

3.      Install the Qualcomm drivers on your PC.

4.      Activate the Intermec license.

 

Installing the Application

 

Note: The installation process can take up to 15 minutes to complete.

 

1.      In the e-mail message you received, click the link to the application.

2.      Save the .zip file to your PC.

3.      Unzip the file.

4.      Locate and run the setup.exe file.

During the initial installation, a message about Windows logo certification failing appears four times. Select Continue Anyway to continue with the installation.

 

Installing the Qualcomm Drivers

Before you can start using the Intermec Firmware Management Tool, you need to install two sets of Qualcomm® drivers on your PC:

·         HS-USB 9002:

·        Qualcomm HS-USB Diagnostics 9002 driver

·        Qualcomm HS-USB NMEA 9002 driver

·        Qualcomm HS-USB Modem 9002 driver

·        WinMobile 3200:

·        Qualcomm WinMobile Diagnostics 3200 driver

·        Qualcomm WinMobile NMEA 3200 driver

·        Qualcomm WinMobile Modem 3200 driver

To install the Qualcomm drivers on your PC

1.      Connect your mobile computer to your PC with a USB cable. For help, see the mobile computer user's manual.

Note: You only need to install these drivers once. Although you use a mobile computer to help install the drivers, the drivers are installed on your PC.

2.      Establish a Microsoft ActiveSync session. ActiveSync is available at no charge from the Microsoft web site at www.windowsmobile.com/getstarted. For help, see your computer user's manual.

3.      On your PC, locate the switchusb_umts_c2k.exe file and copy it to your mobile computer. The default location is C:\Flash\Drivers.

4.      On your mobile computer, run the switchusb_umts_c2k.exe file. The installation window appears.

5.      Select QC Composite -UMTS DUN, DIAG, NMEA and tap Done. A message box appears telling you to reset your computer.

6.      Tap OK.

7.      Reset your mobile computer:

a.       If your mobile computer is running Windows Mobile 6.5, tap Start > Shutdown.

If your mobile computer is running Windows Mobile 6.1, tap Start > Programs > Shutdown.

b.      If your computer is connected to a power supply, disconnect it.

c.       Remove the battery and wait 30 seconds.

d.      Install the battery.

e.       If you disconnected your computer from a power supply, you can reconnect it.

When your mobile computer restarts, the Found New Hardware Wizard appears on your PC, and you are prompted to let Windows Update search for software.

8.      Select No, not this time, and then click Next. The next screen displays one of the three HS-USB 9002 drivers being installed:

·        Qualcomm HS-USB Diagnostics 9002

·        Qualcomm HS-USB NMEA 9002

·        Qualcomm HS-USB Modem 9002

9.      Select Install the software automatically (Recommended), and click Next. A message about Windows logo testing appears.

10.  Select Continue Anyway.

11.  Click Finish. The Found New Hardware Wizard appears on your PC.

12.  Repeat Steps 8 through 11 two more times to install the Qualcomm HS-USB NMEA 9002 driver and the Qualcomm HS-USB Modem 9002 driver.

13.  On your mobile computer, run the switchusb_umts_c2k.exe file. The installation window appears.

14.  Select QC Composite -C2K DUN, DIAG, NMEA and tap Done. A message box appears telling you to reset your computer.

15.  Tap OK.

16.  Reset your mobile computer. When your mobile computer restarts, the Found New Hardware Wizard appears on your PC, and you are prompted to let Windows Update search for software.

17.  Select No, not this time, and then click Next. The next screen displays one of the three WinMobile 3200 drivers being installed:

·        Qualcomm WinMobile Diagnostics 3200

·        Qualcomm WinMobile NMEA 3200

·        Qualcomm WinMobile Modem 3200

18.  Select Install the software automatically (Recommended), and click Next. A message about Windows logo testing appears.

19.  Select Continue Anyway.

20.  Click Finish. The Found New Hardware Wizard appears on your PC.

21.  Repeat Steps 17 through 20 two more times to install the Qualcomm WinMobile NMEA 3200 driver and the Qualcomm WinMobile Modem 3200 driver.

22.  On your mobile computer, run the switchusb_umts_c2k.exe file. The installation window appears.

23.  Select Microsoft USBfn and tap Done. A message box appears telling you to reset your computer.

24.  Tap OK.

25.  Reset your mobile computer. All drivers are now installed on your PC.

 

Activating the Intermec License

The Intermec Firmware Management Tool requires a license. When you order the application, you should also receive an Activation ID. You use the Intermec License Utility to activate the application, as well as return the license so that you can run the application on a different PC. For more information on licensing, see the PDF document, Activating Licensed Intermec Software. For help using the Intermec License Utility, see the online help that ships with the application.

To activate the license for the Intermec Firmware Management Tool

1.      Make sure that your PC has an active Internet connection.

2.      On your PC, select Start > All Programs > Firmware Management Tool > Firmware Management Tool.

·        If a prompt appears for the Activation ID, continue with Step 4.

·        If a "No License" message box appears stating that the application is not licensed and that you will be prompted for a License Activation ID, continue with the next step.

3.      Click OK. The Intermec License Utility appears.

4.      Click Add. The Add a License box appears.

5.      Enter the Activation ID you received in the e-mail message with the application.

6.      Click OK to complete the activation process. Your license is added to the Intermec License Utility.

After you activate the Intermec license, you are ready to start using the Intermec Firmware Management Tool. For more information, see the Intermec Firmware Management Tool online help.