JAF Box is a popular tool for flashing and unlocking Nokia phones. However, many users face difficulties in installing JAF Box on Windows 7 64-bit operating system. This article will guide you through the steps to install JAF Box on Windows 7 64-bit successfully.
Step 1: Download JAF Setup and Emulator
You will need to download two files: JAF Setup and JAF Emulator. JAF Setup is the installer for JAF Box software, and JAF Emulator is a program that allows JAF Box to work on Windows 7 64-bit. You can download these files from the links below:
After downloading JAF Setup, run the file and follow the instructions to install JAF Box software on your computer. You may need to restart your computer after the installation.
Step 3: Install JAF Emulator
After installing JAF Setup, you will need to install JAF Emulator to make JAF Box work on Windows 7 64-bit. To do this, follow these steps:
Extract the JAF Emulator file that you downloaded and copy the folder to C:\\Program Files\\ODEON\\JAF.
Right-click on the file JAF_EMULATOR.exe and select Properties.
Go to Compatibility tab and check Run this program in compatibility mode for: and select Windows XP (Service Pack 3).
Click OK and run the file JAF_EMULATOR.exe as administrator.
A window will pop up with a message \"Box driver not installed\". Click OK.
Another window will pop up with a message \"Searching for JAF box ...\". Click OK.
A third window will pop up with a message \"JAF box detected\". Click OK.
A fourth window will pop up with a message \"JAF box firmware version: xx\". Click OK.
A fifth window will pop up with a message \"JAF box ready\". Click OK.
A sixth window will pop up with a message \"J.A.F. version 1.98.62\". Click OK.
Step 4: Enjoy JAF Box on Windows 7 64-bit
Congratulations! You have successfully installed JAF Box on Windows 7 64-bit. You can now use JAF Box to flash and unlock Nokia phones. To launch JAF Box, run the file J.A.F.exe from C:\\Program Files\\ODEON\\JAF folder.
Note: You will need to repeat Step 3 every time you want to use JAF Box on Windows 7 64-bit.
How to Flash Nokia Phones with JAF Box
JAF Box can flash Nokia phones with different platforms, such as DCT4, BB5, and Infineon. Flashing means updating or changing the firmware of the phone, which can fix software issues, unlock network locks, or change language packs. To flash Nokia phones with JAF Box, you will need to follow these steps:
Step 1: Download Firmware Files
You will need to download the firmware files for your Nokia phone model. You can find these files on various websites, such as GSM Softs or GSM Forum. Make sure you download the correct files for your phone model and region.
Step 2: Copy Firmware Files to JAF Folder
After downloading the firmware files, you will need to copy them to the JAF folder on your computer. The JAF folder is usually located at C:\\Program Files\\ODEON\\JAF. You will need to create a subfolder with the name of your phone model inside the JAF folder and paste the firmware files there.
Step 3: Connect Phone to JAF Box
You will need to connect your Nokia phone to JAF Box using a compatible cable. You can find the cable compatibility list on GSM Softs. Make sure you turn off your phone before connecting it to JAF Box.
Step 4: Launch JAF Software
You will need to launch JAF software from C:\\Program Files\\ODEON\\JAF folder by running the file J.A.F.exe. You will see a window with various options and tabs. You will need to select the correct platform for your phone model, such as DCT4 or BB5.
Step 5: Select Firmware Files
You will need to select the firmware files that you copied to the JAF folder in Step 2. You can do this by clicking on the MCU button and browsing for the MCU file, clicking on the PPM button and browsing for the PPM file, and clicking on the CNT button and browsing for the CNT file. You can also select other options, such as Dead USB or Manual Flash, depending on your needs.
Step 6: Start Flashing
You will need to start flashing by clicking on the Flash button at the bottom of the window. You will see a progress bar and some messages on the screen. Wait until the flashing process is completed and do not disconnect your phone or turn off your computer during this time.
Step 7: Enjoy Your Flashed Phone
Congratulations! You have successfully flashed your Nokia phone with JAF Box. You can now turn on your phone and check if everything is working properly. You can also change settings, install applications, or customize your phone as you wish.