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How to Backup and Install an Image on Mutant HD51 4K

HOW TO BACKUP YOUR CURRENT IMAGE AND REINSTALL IT, OR INSTALL A CUSTOM IMAGE ON THE 

MUTANT HD51 4K RECEIVER

This tutorial is based on the OPENATV image.

Quite a few people have experienced problems when trying to load the E2 Community image on the Mutant HD51, here is a tutorial on how to backup your image and how to install a custom image.

 

HOW TO BACKUP YOUR IMAGE

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1.) PRESS MENU AND GOTO SETUP AND PRESS ENTER
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2.) SCROLL DOWN TO SOFTWARE MANAGEMENT AND PRESS ENTER

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3.) SCROLL DOWN TO BACKUP IMAGE AND PRESS ENTER

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4.) PRESS YELLOW

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5.) PRESS YELLOW AGAIN

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6.) MAKE SURE NEXT TO YELLOW IT SAYS RECOVERY AND PRESS RED

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7.) LET THE MAGIC BEGIN MAKING YOUR BACKUP IMAGE

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8.)  THE BACKUP IMAGE IS COMPLETE

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9.) IT WILL CREATE A FOLDER LIKE THIS, THIS IS NOT THE IMAGE. OPEN IT.

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10.) INSIDE THE fullback_mutant51 FOLDER, THERE WILL BE ANOTHER FOLDER WITH THE DATE AND TIME OF THE BACKUP. THIS ISN’T THE BACKUP EITHER, OPEN IT! 

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11.) THIS IS THE BACKUP FOLDER, WHEN RESTORING THIS IS THE FOLDER THAT GOES ON USB!

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12.) THE BACKUP FOLDER SHOULD BE AROUND THE 1GB MARK.

 

HOW TO RESTORE THE IMAGE

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13.) COPY THE HD51 FOLDER TO USB STICK

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14.) IF YOU COPIED THE FULL BACKUP FOLDER MAKE SURE YOU EXTRACT THE HD51 FOLDER TO THE ROOT OF USB, LIKE THIS!

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15.) DOWN POWER THE BOX COMPLETELY, PUT THE USB STICK IN THE USB SLOT ON THE BOX AND HOLD THE POWER BUTTON ON THE FRONT AND REAPPLY POWER, WHEN DISPLAY SHOWS ‘flashing’ TAKE YOUR FINGER OFF THE POWER BUTTON.

 

JOB DONE!

Community images can be downloaded from the GETRPI repo at http://downloads.getrpi.co.uk

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