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[title] Check your Firmware Version
[* blue] Windows users:
- [* red] After the COM port has been configured, send command "M115" to the Duet board.
+ [* red] After the COM port has been configured, send command ***M115*** to the Duet board.
[* yellow] The Duet will return the firmware version being used.
- [* black] If using firmware version 1.19 or later, continue to the next step.
- [* black] If using firmware version 1.18 or earlier, we recommend upgrading. See [[Installing and Updating Firmware#Section_Upgrading_to_DuetWiFiFirmware_1_Num_19|installing and upgrading firmware: Upgrading to DuetWiFiFirmware 1.19 here]].
-[* blue] Mac Users: you will not see characters appear on the screen as you type. For this reason, it is easiest to copy and paste the commands to ensure correct syntax. Copy ***M115*** and paste into terminal and then hit enter. You will see OK when a succesfull command is received. Wait a few moments and the firmware version will be displayed.
+[* blue] Mac users: You will not see characters appear on the screen as you type. For this reason, it is easiest to copy and paste the commands to ensure correct syntax.
+ [* black] Copy ***M115*** and paste into terminal and then hit enter. You will see OK when a succesful command is received. Wait a few moments and the firmware version will be displayed.
+[* black] Once you know the firmware version your Duet is using, check for the latest version of the firmware in our [https://github.com/dc42/RepRapFirmware/releases/|Github repository here]. Use the 'Latest release', not any 'pre-release', 'beta' or 'RC' version until you are familiar with Duet.
+[* black] If your Duet is using an old firmware version, we recommend upgrading. See [[Installing and Updating Firmware|Installing and Updating Firmware]] documentation.
[* icon_caution] ***Mac Users***: Any double quotation marks must be sent as straight double quotation marks. Curly double quotations will not work. To enable straight double quotation marks go to System Preferences > Keyboard > Text. Then under the Double Quotes drop down, select straight double quotations.