Howto install the latest PLi® software image on my DM7025, DM800, DM500HD or DM8000

You will first of all need the following tools;
a. A windows PC, a Linux PC or a Mac
b Our latest image - You can download them from the homepage.

How to Flash using the http method
  1. Download our latest image - You can download them from the homepage...
  2. Shut down the dreambox into deep standby (use the menu or flip the power switch).
  3. Connect the dreambox and the PC to the network. You need a DHCP capable modem or server, or configure your PC to do so. If you're unsure, simply try if step 6 succeeds. If you connect the Dreambox directly to a PC, just enable the "internet sharing" function on the PC which will enable its DHCP function.
  4. Press and hold the "down" button to the left of the display. While holding the down button, press the power button or flip the switch to start it.
  5. Wait for the text "* * * STOP * * *" to appear in the display. Then you can release the down button.
  6. On the display, an IP address appears, usually in the form "". Start a browser on your PC and go to this address, e.g. "".
  7. You should get a web page for the dreambox. At the bottom is a link that says "Upgrade firmware", follow this link.
  8. Select the image .nfi file with the browse button, and press the "Flash" button.
  9. Also press the "reboot when finished" button, so that the box will restart once the update is ready.

Howto Flash via the DreamUP method
My preferred method - but up to you


How to flash a DM500HD using the webinterface.

To flash a DM 500 HD.
Shutdown your box, flip the switch on the back.
Switch on your TV.
Push and hold the powerbutton on the front and switch on your box.
Now, after a few seconds, a dos like screen will appear with all the network settings.
Type the ip-number on your TV screen into the adress bar your browser.
Flash your box using the webinterface.

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