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Old 24 September 2016, 23:26   #1
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Gotek flashing without serial adapter

Just in case anyone is too cheap to spend the 0.99 for a serial adapter to flash your Gotek, and has a USB-A to USB-A cable lying around -

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Old 24 September 2016, 23:50   #2
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Great to know. But sadly I don't think there will be made any more cortex firmwares. But this is nice to know for people buying a Gotek with PC firmware on it and who wants to flash the Cortex firmware
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Old 25 September 2016, 00:39   #3
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cool first posting - thanks for sharing
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Old 25 September 2016, 18:40   #4
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Very nice, just had a drive arrive to flash for a friend... got this to work on Win10 x64, previously always had to revert to an old XP machine to flash with a serial adapter.
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Old 25 September 2016, 20:09   #5
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Thanks, it was a pain in the butt to do it with my serial adapter with WinXP.
My next Gotek will be done with your method.
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Old 26 September 2016, 21:32   #6
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Very Interesting.
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Old 25 January 2017, 07:27   #7
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Great to know. But sadly I don't think there will be made any more cortex firmwares. But this is nice to know for people buying a Gotek with PC firmware on it and who wants to flash the Cortex firmware
Doesn't matter. HxC now develop firmware for Gotek hardware as well.
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