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Nokia 770 Internet Tablet OS 2006 Release Review

Nokia's Tablet OS 2006 update was released July 1st. I've been waiting for the final release since upgrading to the beta release. As with all other upgrades to the Nokia 770's software, you have to replace the executable image that's on the 770. This is everything; the operating system, applications, and default data. In the process any installed applications or downloaded data are wiped.

Upgrade

To start the tablet upgrade I downloaded and installed the latest Nokia Windows upgrade wizard. After going through the upgrade process twice, this upgrade was the best to date. Nokia has improved the process to the point where it's short, clear, and error-free.


The first screen of the wizard is a simple introduction.


The next step gives simple directions. Differences I made: my tablet was plugged into the charger, and I made no backup. I had nothing to save.


As noted above I did not have the charger disconnected. Never-the-less it found the tablet when connected and switched o…