137 views on your post and nobody is debating ranger72's response; except you. he gave you the correct information for how your dashboard update may ALSO affect your dvd firmware.
i gave you a method for determining if the dvd firmware was in fact updated to retail.
yes, a manual update will work fine, but i would probably still suggest using the november release instead of either february release.
This post has been edited by STICKY_BUD: Feb 29 2012, 09:35 PM