Improves the reliability of the WD TV Live firmware upgrade manager by incorporating a more robust method of upgrading firmware over the internet.In other words, 1.01.17 fixes the problem exposed by the now defunct 1.01.12 firmware update which bricked many owners' devices. FYI - I had no trouble downloading and installing the current update via Wi-Fi (as should be the case). Still no Netflix or Hulu...or any other new features for that matter, but at least WD has fixed a nearly catastrophic problem before all hell broke loose. Good luck and happy updating!
firmware debacle (if you missed it, than disregard that and be glad), news of the latest official firmware update - 1.01.17 - for the WD TV Live is music to WD TV Live owners' ears. According to the official release notes (PDF), the 1.01.17 update: