How do I update my WDTV HD Media Player?

How do I update my WDTV HD Media Player?


  1. Download the latest firmware update compressed file for your WD TV Live Plus HD media player.
  2. Extract the three files (.
  3. Connect the USB drive to the WD TV Live Plus Media Player’s USB port.
  4. Press HOME, and then select the Settings bar.
  5. Select the firmware upgrade icon, and then press ENTER.

What is WD TV Live streaming media player?

The WD TV Live HD Media Player from Western Digital is a digital media player for TVs or HDTVs. It can be used to play back video, audio, and pictures over your home network or from any USB hard drive or storage device.

What’s the latest firmware for WD TV Live Plus?

This update is for WD TV Live Plus (model WDBABX0000). We’re pleased to offer the following updates for your WD TV Live Plus HD media player. Updating your media player is simple. Just follow the instructions below, grab your remote and enjoy the show! What’s in this update?

Is the WD TV live media server stable?

The mantra at WD is to “Roll Back to an earlier “more stable” version. They’ve no intention of actually fixing any of the infirmities they created in firmware updates. I just finished giving WD a glowing review on Amazon because, for the most part I prefer my WD TV Live Media Server over pretty much everything else I have…

Why is my WD TV live not working?

Whole movie collections can get corrupted. There are LINEX fixes, in terms of recovering the corrupted files, but the WD will just keep corrupting them over time. WD TV Live doesn’t do it with media it’s streaming from wi-fi or direct Ethernet.

Which is WDTV Live media player Generation 1?

They are different hardware generations with different SoC (System On Chip) and different features and almost certainly using different kernals. WDTV Live HD Media Player (Gen 1, FW 1.06.43_V) SoC Sigma Designs SMP8655