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Walter Schulz [Get the right firmware version]
install [2022/05/18 14:46] (current)
names_are_hard [Step 2. Installation]
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   * Make sure you are running the right Canon firmware version, specified on the download page. Links to matching Canon firmware files are included in "Installation" and "Useful Links".   * Make sure you are running the right Canon firmware version, specified on the download page. Links to matching Canon firmware files are included in "Installation" and "Useful Links".
   * You can check your firmware version by setting your mode dial to **Manual (M)** and looking in the Canon menu.   * You can check your firmware version by setting your mode dial to **Manual (M)** and looking in the Canon menu.
-  * Nothing bad will happen if you try to run ML on a different firmware version. Magic Lantern checks firmware version before attempting to run. If there is a mismatch you will get an error message screen and you have to pull the battery to proceed.+  * Nothing bad will happen if you try to run ML on a different firmware version. Magic Lantern checks firmware version before attempting to run. If there is a mismatch you will get an error message screen and you have to pull the battery to proceed. With older (outdated) Magic Lantern versions you will get a blinking LED instead. You still have to pull the battery.
  
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   * Format the card **in the camera** (low-level format).   * Format the card **in the camera** (low-level format).
   * Unzip **all** of the files from Magic Lantern zip archive to the **root** of your card.   * Unzip **all** of the files from Magic Lantern zip archive to the **root** of your card.
-  * Launch the **Firmware Update** process and follow the messages on the screen.+  * Launch the **Firmware Update** process from the Canon menu and follow the messages on the screen.
   * Once you see the **green confirmation screen**, restart your camera. Done.   * Once you see the **green confirmation screen**, restart your camera. Done.
   * If anything goes wrong, **check the [[#Troubleshooting]] section**.   * If anything goes wrong, **check the [[#Troubleshooting]] section**.
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