How to run a recovery on a Firstline DVX DVR.

NOTICE

POTENTIAL FOR DATA LOSS.
The steps detailed in the resolution of this article may result in a loss of critical data if not performed properly. Before beginning these steps, make sure all important data is backed up in the event of data loss. If you are unsure, please contact Product Support Services prior to attempting the procedure below.

NOTICE

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Issue

The Firstline DVX DVR is obsolete and can only run specific version of software.

Product Line

Pelco Video Management

Environment

Firstline DVX 3.0 or higher

Cause

The Firstline DVX DVR is obsolete and can only run specific version of software. 

Resolution

To run the recovery on your Firstline DVX recorder, perform the following.

1.) Download both disks of the Firstline DVX 3.1F recovery set by using this link.
2.) Burn both ISO files to CD-R. 
3.) Boot the Firstline DVR off of Disk 1.
4.) Follow the steps on the screen for recovery.
5.) After recovery enter in the license key on the Setup Screen to complete the recovery.

NOTE: The License key can be located in the inside of the DVRs front door. If you do not have a license key, please refer to the following Knowledge Base Article LL#15053

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