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Boxee Box Beta Firmware v1.2.1.20392 released

The Boxee team released another firmware update for the Boxee Box by D-Link. The beta firmware contains many fixes, mainly for the streaming issues from NFS and SMB shares.

Bug fixes

Networking & File Playback

  • Inconsistancy when trying to access a password protected share of Windows7 via SMB
  • SMB mount fails with Invalid argument error
  • Subtitles show up as “unknown” instead of the proper language with embedded subs in MKVs
  • MKV playback over UPnP drops out after ~ 48 minutes
  • Fail to access or create SMB password protected shares when the password contains special characters
  • Mounting SMB CIFS password protected share is missing the domain parameter (
  • SMB shares are only mounted to hosts which are found by boxee network discovery
  • Cannot seek in MKV videos on UPnP
  • SMB browsing into WORKGROUP fails
  • 2 channel FLAC always converted to 48 Khz PCM on HDMI interface
  • Subtitles timing problem causes overlay
  • Song title in upper OSD disappear only every second select click
  • Audio doesn’t play right away
  • Password protected SMB shares no longer mountable
  • All audio formats requiring decoding to PCM before output over HDMI are being down/upsampled to 48khz


  • UStream Lounge search/browse features stopped working
  • The Gymbox application not loading workouts
  • Accuweather App – hourly forecast is showing daily forecast data


  • After removing a channel via the channel filter it remains available in the channels list, but it’s TV episodes are no longer available
  • Marking a TV show as watched doesn’t work


  • Remove redundant video controls from Bloomberg video


  • Norwegian translation errors
  • Italian translation errors


  • Logitech keyboard controller K700 issues with boxee

Known limitations

  • Inconsistency in accessing SMB password protected shares

Firmware available here.

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