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EOS REBEL XS / 1000D Firmware Update Version 1.0.7

Firmware changes

Firmware Version 1.0.7 incorporates the following fixes.

1. Fixes a rare phenomenon in which "Cannot create folder" is displayed on the camera's LCD
monitor, after which shooting is no longer possible with the SD card in your camera.

The Version 1.0.7 firmware being released this time is for cameras with firmware up to Version
1.0.6. If the camera's firmware is already Version 1.0.7, it is not necessary to update the
firmware.

Before downloading the firmware update, please be sure to read the entire contents of this
page.

Precautions

A power failure during the firmware writing operation may disable the camera.

Use a fully charged Battery Pack or dedicated AC Adapter Kit (Optional) ACK-E5 for the
firmware update.

Do not shut off the power during the firmware writing operation.

Do not open the SD card slot cover during the firmware writing operation.

Do not press any camera buttons during the firmware writing operation.

Firmware Q&A

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What are the changes in Firmware Version 1.0.7?

The following fixes have been incorporated.

1. Fixes a rare phenomenon in which "Cannot create folder" is displayed on the


camera's LCD monitor, after which shooting is no longer possible with that SD card.
This phenomenon occurs in rare cases due to communication timing between the
camera and the lens or the SD card.

Are the previous versions of firmware included in version 1.0.7?

Yes, the following improvements from the previous version are included:

(Previous) Version 1.0.6 improvements:

Preparation for firmware update

The firmware update procedure is available in the PDF file at the end of this page. Please
download the PDF file and read the procedure carefully before updating the firmware.

Firmware update procedures

In the following instructions, X.X.X or xxx indicates either the current firmware version or the
firmware version for the update.

(1) Format the SD Card

Be sure to carefully review the contents of the SD card before formatting.

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Insert the SD card into the camera and turn the Power Switch <ON>.

Press the <MENU> button.

Press the Cross keys to select the [Format] item, and press the <SET> button.

Press the Cross keys to select [OK], and press the <SET> button.

Turn the camera <OFF> and remove the SD card from the camera.

(2) Download the firmware update file from this page

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Please download the compressed, self-extracting file that matches your computer's operating
system and create the following firmware update file.

Extracted Firmware Update File


File name : e6kr5107.fir

File size : 7,429,372 bytes

How to Extract the Firmware Update File

Windows

Double-click the downloaded file.

Clicking [OK] will cause the file's contents to be extracted and the firmware update file to be
created.

Macintosh

The downloaded file will automatically self-extract,creating the firmware update file.
In case the downloaded file does not automatically self-extract, double-click the downloaded
file.

How to Confirm the File Size

Windows

Right-click the icon of the firmware update file and select the [Properties] command from the
pop-up menu that appears.

Macintosh

Select the icon of the firmware update file, and then select the [Get Info] command from the
[File] menu.

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There are two ways to install the firmware update:

1. To install from the SD card, follow the procedures outlined in Step 3-1, then bypass Step
4-1 and continue to Step 5.

2. To install directly from a compatible computer, bypass Step 3-1 and follow the procedures
from Step 4-1 onward.

(3-1) Copy the firmware update file to the SD card.

Insert the SD card that has been formatted in the Camera into the SD card reader.
Copy the firmware update file to the first window that appears when the SD card is opened
(the root directory).
Remove the SD card from the card reader.

* When removing the SD card, be sure to do so as described in the documentation for the
computer or the card reader.
* If the firmware update file is placed in a subfolder of the SD card, the camera will not see it.

(3-2) Start the firmware update.

Rotate the Mode Dial to select <P> mode (or one of the other modes in the creative zone).

Insert the SD card with the firmware into the


> camera.

Turn the Power Switch <ON>, and then press


the <MENU> button to display the menu.

Press the Cross keys to select the "Firmware Ver.x.x.x" item at the
bottom of the "Set-up 3 (Yellow)", and then press the <SET>
button.

The firmware update screen will appear.

Press the Cross keys to select [OK], and then press the <SET>
(4-1) Connect the camera and the computer.
button. Follow the procedure from Step (5) onward.
Press the Cross keys to select <P> mode (or one of the other modes in the creative zone).
*If the firmware update screen does not appear on LCD monitor,
Insert an SD card that has been formatted in the camera into the camera.
the firmware update file may not have been properly copied to the
Connect the camera and the computer with the USB cable, and then set the camera's power
SD card, so please try again starting from Step (1).
switch to <ON>.

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(4-2) Start the firmware update.

Start EOS Utility.

Click the [Camera settings / Remote shooting] button.

Click < >,and then click the [Firmware Ver. X.X.X].

The firmware update will appear on the computer screen.


Click the [OK] button.

The firmware update file will be copied to the SD card by following the on-screen instructions to
select it.

The firmware version will appear on the computer screen.

Click the [OK] button.

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The firmware update will appear on the computer screen.

Click the [OK] button.

Follow the procedure from Step (5) onward on the camera.

(5) Update the firmware.

The screen shown on the left will appear on the camera's LCD
monitor.

If you press the <SET> button, a confirmation screen will appear,


so check the firmware update shown, press the Cross keys to select
[OK], and press the <SET> button again to start the firmware
update.

The message on the left will appear during the update.

(6) Complete the firmware update.

When the update is completed, the message on the left will appear
on the LCD monitor.

Complete the firmware update by pressing the <SET> button.

The firmware update is now completed.

When the firmware update operations are finished, turn the camera <OFF> and remove the
battery from the camera for at least two seconds. This will cause the new firmware to take

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effect after the battery has been reloaded and the camera is turned on.

Format the SD card before using it again.

If an ERROR message appears during the firmware update

If this screen appears, remove the battery and check to make sure
that there are no problems with the battery capacity or with the
firmware update file on the SD card.

If there are no problems,repeat the update operations again.

If you still have a problem, please contact the Canon Customer Support Center in your region.

End User License Agreement

IMPORTANT!

IMPORTANT- READ THIS AGREEMENT CAREFULLY BEFORE CLICKING "I Agree" AT THE
BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE!

This License Agreement (the "Agreement") is a legal agreement between you and Canon Inc.
("Canon") under which Canon is providing the software program for updating the firmware of
Canonʼs digital camera products "EOS REBEL XS / 1000D (the "Software"). BY CLICKING "I
Agree" AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE, YOU ARE DEEMED TO AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS AND
CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT, DO NOT DOWNLOAD THE SOFTWARE. IN SUCH EVENT,
YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO USE THE SOFTWARE

1. GRANT OF LICENSE:

Canon grants you a personal and non-exclusive license to install the Software directly or
through other medium such as a Secure Digital (SD) memory card and use it on Canonʼs
digital camera product "EOS REBEL XS / 1000D " which you own.

You shall not assign, sublicense, sell, rent, lease, loan, convey or otherwise transfer to
any third party, or copy, duplicate, translate or convert to another programming
language the Software, except as expressly provided herein.You shall not alter, modify,
disassemble, decompile or otherwise reverse engineer the Software and you also shall
not have any third party do so.You shall not modify, remove or delete a copyright notice
of Canon contained in the Software.

Except as expressly provided herein, no license or right, express or implied,is hereby

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