LeapFrog Pollux Platform: Extract Archives

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The LeapFrog Pollux Platform of devices is updated by the LFConnect program retrieving archive files off a central server. Of note the firmware file system image comes contained in one of these archives. It can be useful to extract the image, and mount it on your PC to inspect its contents.

  • Types of LeapFrog archives
    • lfp - Zip archives
    • lf2 - bzip2 archives

Software Needed

Archive tool, 7zip can handle both types.

How To

The archive files can be found under the C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Leapfrog\LeapFrog Connect\ folder after installing LFConnect. Once in possession of the desired archive file. These commands can be used to extract the contents.


$ 7z x -tzip LST3-0x00170029-000000.lfp


$ 7z x -tbzip2 LST3-0x00170030-000001.lf2