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BIOS Update sp76205 Error Message: Can't update system bios ...

Question: BIOS Update sp76205 Error Message: Can't update system bios ...

I am receiving this message when I run sp76205: The system BIOS update file (c:\SWSetup\SP76205\hpqflash\ROM.CAB) is missing or corrupt. The system BIOS will not be updated." SP76205 was just released in June 2016 and I noticed other user are experiencing the same issue with it. Please provide a fix BIOS update or explain how to run this current update...

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Hi I am trying to update BIOS  F 64.Rev A, but getting error messege can't update system bios file due c:\SWSetup\SP77971\ROM.CAB missing please help me,,,,,,

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I've tried many times to install the latest critical BIOS update, using Lenovo System Update, and every time it attempts to, it fails after telling me in a popup that I need to turn the system off and make sure I have a fully charged battery. I rarely rely on battery power and use AC primarily, and I used Power Manager twice to do a full reset, just in case. I can't believe I would need to buy a new battery in order to install it, because the battery works just fine. I'm running Windows 7 (64-bit), and exhausted every other update or option, unless there's something else I'm not aware of. Is it just the software toying with me?

Answer:[T530] Battery error message won't allow BIOS update in System Update

Hello and welcomeDo not perform the BIOS update from within the TVSU. It's much safer to use CD/DVD and ISO image from the T530 support page.

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I recently bought a T430s (Type: 2352CTO) and thought I should try to update the BIOS from version 1.11 to 1.16.I downloaded g1uj07uc.iso and burned the BIOS CD. After restarting the computer with the CD, I get an error message:BIOS directory was not found. The process did not complete.I also tried the BIOS flash utility method and got the same error.Anyone have this problem recently? Any suggestions?Two year old messages about other computers suggest that the motherboard needs to be replaced.













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Answer:BIOS directory not found error message - update BIOS T430s

How did you burn the ISO? Using Windows or some other utility?

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I updated my Satellite A200-AH6 PSAE0C notebook (Bios and Graphic update) after installing Toshiba Power Saver.
I downloaded the BIOS update from the Toshiba Site, and flashed my BIOS.

Upon restart, and any restart/shutdown I do now, I get a black screen (bootup screen) with these details listed as well:

System Configuration Data updated
ERROR
0271: Check date and time settings
WARNING
0251: System CMOS checksum bad - default configuration used

Can somebody please help me?
If anything, I would just like to restore my old BIOS, if at all possible.

Please, someone help!

Answer:Satellite A200-AH6: Error message: System CMOS checksum bad after BIOS update

Hi

Did you try to access the BIOS and did you try to set it to default settings?
No? Do this!

Pressing the F2 button you would be able to access the BIOS. Set the BIOS back to default settings and save up.
Then boot again the notebook and check if the same notification would appear on the display.

Greets

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Hello,

I tried to update my BIOS, because I have the version 1.70 and the loudness off the fan decreases with 1.80-2.10. The problem is, I get an error: You have not given permission to execute the update. I started the program with the administrator-user so I do not know why this doesn't work. I know somebody else had that problem before, but they haven't searched for a solution.

I hope you can help me,
hblockx

Answer:Satellite R - BIOS update error message

Have you tried logging into Windows using Administrator?

Also try reinstalling the Toshiba Value Added Package.

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Dell Vostro 1510 laptop with Windows 7 Pro 64bit.

I noticed svchost.exe was using 100% of CPU.

I did the following that did NOTresolve the issue:

1. I installed a new hard drive (W7)

2. I went to task manager / processes / "show processes from all users" / and attempted to stop all the related services, approximately 8. 4 of them stopped and no improvement. The other 4 would not let me stop them.

3. I've been reading Dell, SevenForums.com and several other related sites, found many causes/solutions, tried them all but haven't resolved it.

4. I removed fan and cleaned out all dust. Fan runs fine. Thermal paste is good.

5. Installed CPUID HW MONITOR and cpu is not running hot. it's at 76 celsius (67 - 85 is the acceptable range)

6. Ran malwarebytes, custom scan. Nothing found.

7. Ran Avast boot time scan, nothing found.


*** The strangest thing is that my Bios version is A12. I downloaded A13 and A15 from Dell.com. When I attempt the Bios flash I get an error message that the "winphlash sw tool by phoenix tech cannot load driver. This driver has been blocked error code 1275. Confirm you have administrator priveledges". ***

- Therefore, is there a glitch/virus in the Bios causing this? Or is it unrelated and something else is causing it?

Thanks in advance!

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Okay I recently tried to update my bios on a GA-K8NS mobo. I used the bios update program that gigabyte has so I am pretty sure that I installed the correct update. After the install the system restarted and then said CMOS error press F10 to continue or DEL to enter setup. I entered setup and flashed the bios to the original settings (I made a copy to a floppy before update). The system restarted fine with the old bios. What is this error and how do I fix it?
Thanks

AMD Athlon 64 3000+
512MB PC 3200 Corsair XMS PRo
Creative Audigy sound card
old ATI 7000 64MB
WD 60GB hard drive
 

Answer:BIOS update CMOS error message....?

SYS FAN SPEED problem

OK....got the CMOS error fixed and BIOS is updated. I installed a hardware monitor that came with the mobo and it keeps saying "warning sys fan rpm."
I looked at the fan speeds and they are:
SYS FAN = 1739 RPM
CPU FAN = 3750 RPM
CPU temp = 40C
I am new at all of this and do not know what to do. Does everything look alright? Is the program just screwed up? If there is something wrong how should I fix it?
Thanks for all the help...
 

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Hi All ! Excuse my poor english because i'm french.

A friend gives me his Notebook (a Satellite 4090CDS exactly) because he had a probleme.
In fact, the problem is that when I switch on the computer, i have one and only one message(not even the red toshiba logo) which is "Ready for BIOS update. Place the BIOS update diskette in the drive, and press any key when ready to proceed."

So I go on french toshiba website, in the BIOS download, i find that i have to download this update: http://support.toshiba-tro.de/tools/bios/satellite/4030-4060-100/bios_820.zip

Ok, i download and unzip it to a diskette and i boot the notebook with the disjette, it said that the update was made successfully and automatically reboot.
This time, the red toshiba logo appears, but next i have a black screen with a message:

**** Bad check sum (CMOS) ****
Check system. Then press [F1] key.

And after that, i can't do anything, not even press F1. If i reboot the notebook, i meet myself one more time with the first message "Ready for BIOS update..." and it is still and still the same.

If anyone could help me to understand what is the problem, it would be very nice.
Thanks.

Bastien.

Answer:Satellite 4090 BIOS issue - "Ready for BIOS update..." message appears

It sounds as if your CMOS chip has a problem. It?s possible that the CMOS battery has failed and your BIOS settings are being lost.
Maybe the RTC battery is empty. In this case you should plug the AC adaptor to charge the RTC battery.
Please note that the RTC battery (CMOS battery) will charge after the notebook main battery was fully charged. In this case the charging procedure could take several hours.

But if after this long charging procedure this message appears again so I assume the battery is dead.
I suggest you contact your nearest ASP to get your notebook checked.

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Toshiba 5205 - Serviceman / Call Bios - Need some help.

I flashed my bio's and the laptop locked up in windows and didn't shut off after the flash.

Now when I turn the laptop on, I get no picture and the front of the laptop has a remote lcd display that says: Serviceman / Call BIOS.

I have already remove the laptop's battery and let it sit a full day to killthe bios, but I get the same error and still no picture.

How can I fix this? The bio's should be dead by now. Am just using the ac-power pack for power. I tryed plugging the battery pack back in and I have also put the bio's battery back in. and I get the samething error message on the remote lcd.

There must be a way to get around this, if anyone knows please let me know.

Answer:Satellite 5205 - After Bios update - Serviceman / Call Bios message

Hi Jim,

Unfortunately removing the battery will not reset your BIOS. The BIOS is maintained by a separate battery on your motherboard (the CMOS or RTC battery) and you will need to dismantle your notebook to access this battery. Even removing the CMOS battery will not reset your BIOS since it will be held in a non-volatile area of the CMOS chip.

You will need to take your notebook to a Toshiba Authorised Service Agent to have the chip reflashed with a new BIOS.

regards,

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Just tried to update BIOS and get the following error message:

Installing UEFI winflash 0.02

The programme will be closed

There is an error occured, please check below items
Bios version above 200
Battery capacity more than 20%
AC is attached

Anybody got any ideas?

Answer:Satellite A660 - BIOS update error message

HI ifw,

Can you post more details about this behavior? What BIOS version you are using at the moment and what BIOS update you try exactly?

BIOS update requires administrator privilegs so you should run the update as Administrator. Also unzip all files from zip archive before you start the update.

May I ask you *why* you want to update the BIOS?

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Hi,

I have a Satellite A500 PSAR3A-02U002 with BIOS version 1.9 installed.

After reading several forums, I discovered that there may be a BIOS update (v2.0) available to fix the ongoing issue these Satellites have with overheating/cooling/shutting down.

Excited, I tried installing the new BIOS - this is what I get:

'There is an error occurred, please check below items.
BIOS version above 200.
Battery capacity more than 10%.
AC is attached.'

Firstly, my BIOS version is 190, not above 200. Secondly, I find it extremely hard to believe the battery needs to be less than 10% to proceed. And thirdly, I fail to see what removing the power cord will do.

Please note that this BIOS update was found on Toshiba's European website, however the v2.0 claims to be a worldwide release. I then checked the Australian site and the BIOS for my model does not exist. I am not sure how to read this contradiction.

Please HELP!

Answer:Satellite A500 - Can't update the BIOS (error message)

Hi umm_excuse_me,

So I think the BIOS update is not available at the moment for you. European and Australian models have different model numbers so I doubt the BIOS update is always the same. Also the hardware parts can be different.

In your case I would wait until the BIOS was released on Australian page too.

By the way: Where did you read that this update was a world wide release?

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R630-11L (PT31LE) > driver download page shows new bios update available for this model
*release date*: 28/09/10
*version*:B1.60-EC1.40
*filename*: "bios-20100928154217.zip --> P007Bv160_EC73V140.exe"
*FTP-URL*: calleula.asp?ID=77071

After downloading the file and executing I am getting *" this computer is not supported"* error message.
I wonder to know if anyone achieve to install the bios update to this hardware?

Thanks.

Answer:Satellite R630-11L - BIOS update error message

Hi buddy,

Before you start the BIOS update, make sure that all files are extracted and you are logged in as Administrator. Then close all running programs also your AntiVirus and Firewall and then start the BIOS update.
Make also sure that the battery is fully charged and AC/DC adaptor is connected.

Furthermore it would be interesting to know from what OS you start the update.
Last but not least have you installed Value Added Package?

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Hi,

I downloaded the latest Bios update for the afforementioned laptop, and it isn't allowing me to update. It says that I need to make sure that: Bios isn't later than 210 (mine is 1.80), AC is plugged in (it is), and that the battery is above 10% charge (mine is at 100%).

I have tried everything I can think of (running update as admin, resetting the bios to defaults, removing all power from the laptop for half an hour etc) and I still get that error message?

Has anyone else had this issue?
Its got me stumped.

Thanks in advance for any help!

Cheers,
Craig

Answer:Satellite Pro L670-14P - Cannot update Bios - error message appears

Hi

Did you install VAP (value added package)?
If yes, uninstall and refresh this tool. Install it once again and reboot the notebook.
Then try to update the BIOS once again.


Good luck

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I have downloaded the updated BIOS but receive a message "ROM size is incorrect" when I try to run setup.

This, according to the web site, should be a simple process! I know I'm a beginner but.

I'm have a real struggle

Answer:Satellite Pro M70: Update Bios error message - ROM size is incorrect

Hi

On BIOS download page there are two M70 listed (PSMXX). Have you chosen the right one?

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Hello, I apologizie for my English, I know it's not the best...

I did a very stupit error, and now I can not use my new Satellite U940 -103.
I updated the BIOS, from version 1.2 to version 1.3.

Unfortunately I did not do any recovery support (I'm stupid, yes!).
When I turn on the ultrabook, it say:
"Your PC need to be repaired"
error 0x0000001
Does anybody know what I can do, please?
Thx

Answer:Satellite U940 starts with error message after BIOS update

Hmm? do you see a Toshiba Splash screen while booting?
Are you abele to access the BIOS?

If not, I guess something went wrong during the update and you will need to ask service in your country for fix.

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Hello,

I bought a second hand Satellite Pro M30. This one has the 1.30 Bios ... I would like to install the v1.70 bios.

I'm running Windows XP Pro SP3 and I tried first to update within Windows.
I got however the message "the user is not authorized to update BIOS".

This message is quite surprising since I have admnistrator privileges.

I read that one can use a diskette to update, but I don't have one ...

So, Is there a way to update the Bios with CD ?

Cheers,
R.S.

Answer:Satellite Pro M30 - Error message: User is not authorized to update BIOS

Hi

I checked the Toshiba European driver page and found the BIOS 1.7 WIN version in the ARCHIVE area.

As you can see it's a BIOS Windows version and not a traditional BIOS version (trad BIOS can be updated using the diskette).
This Win BIOS can be upgraded only from running Win OS.

Anyway, I see you have installed the SP3. This could have a bad influence on the BIOS update.
So maybe you should try to update the BIOS without installed SP3?

Remove the SP3, download the right BIOS, unzip it correctly and then try to execute the BIOS update file.


_PS: If you notebook runs trouble free then a BIOS update is not necessary!!!_

Regards

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Hi!

I bought my notebook last weekend and I can't seem to do the BIOS update (from 1.30 to 1.40). I am using Vista 32 Home Premium SP1 (which came pre-installed in the laptop) and after downloading, unpacking and running the file provided by the TOSHIBA website (PO10140M.exe) I get the following error message:


C:\Users\Dado\AppData\Local\Temp\iscA516tmp\insyde flash.exe could not be executed.


I am sure this is the right file, because this was the one mentioned, after filling every field in the BIOS update search screen.

I don't understand what is wrong, since the laptop is brand new.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Regards,
Ed.

Answer:Cannot update BIOS in Satellite A300-1ID (PSAGCE) 0 Error message displayed

Are you administrator?

Try right clicking the BIOS file and select "Run as Administrator"

Also disable your virus scanner, it may be blocking the BIOS update.

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Hi all,I am trying to update the CPU of my M55 (8807-93G) fromIntel Core 2 Duo E6300 (1.86Ghz) to Intel Core 2 Duo E7600 (3.06 GHz).The Bios does recognize the new CPU very well but when booting the system it stops with the error message:167 no processor bios update foundUnfortunately I didn't find the right solution on the internet. I flashed the BIOS to the last patch (12/12/08) but the message stays the same. Lenovo offers a BIOS patch from 16/01/09 but in the end it's from 12/12/08.Any Ideas? Can I use another BIOS? Regards,Calvin

Answer:M55 (8807-93G) CPU Upgrade Error Message: 167 no processor bios update found

E7xxx and E8xxx CPU are not supported.

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Hello All,
3 days ago I applied the latest bios update to my 1-year old XPS15, running latest and fully patched 64 bit Windows 10 public release.
Since then
A) plugin a rather simple USB-3 hub into the system prevents the laptop from Booting into BIOS, or if manages to do that
B) plugin said USB-3 hub after full windows boot, freezes both USB ports devices.  The unfreeze can be overcame by unplugging the hub and then other device and then re-pluging both
C) after step B, windows explorer becomes very unstable and does not even show all the folder contents to some programs "open file" function.
D) the system does not recover anymore from plain S3 sleep, triggering a windows hard reboot.
I'm afraid the bios option to roll-back the bios version was not active, so I'm stuck.
Finally, the latest Intel diver published at the same time does not install cleanly after the bios update (although I managed to get it to show in the "program files" section.
I always apply the latest updates for drivers and bios promptly as main security policy and so far the system has behaved very well (Maybe with the exception of Hibernation from sleep time out, which always has been a bit faulty)

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Hi, please i havve question today i after longer time look on Lenovo drivers website and I find one new item - BIOS Update for my laptop IdeaPad U430P with number 7CCN35WW. This was first bios update for my laptop. I read readme and all look good, is it for my system Windows 8.1 is it for my laptop number, so i download and open/install. But after this bios installer restart my computer but after restart my laptop not boot and only show black window with blue popup with message that flash update finish with error. So i must manual turnoff computer and again use turnon button. After this computer boot into windows but not show loggin window or desktop. But only blue wallpaper with grey popup with informations that windows login isnt good inicialization. So I must again turnoff and after use Nova button for start into OneKey boot option and completly reinstall my Windows. AND MY QUESTIION: WHY LENOVO RELEASE BIOS UPDATE WHEN ON LAPTOP THIS UPDATE NOT WORK AND USERS MUST AFTER COMPLETLY REINSTALL WINDOWS?! grrr All users with Lenovo IdeaPad U430p attention not update bios with BIOS Update 7CCN35WW.

Answer:IdeaPad U430p and BIOS Update 7CCN35WW - finish with Error message and Win not boot

I'm not sure if this will solve your problem. But for every installation of a bios update you must reset the bios. After the reset you change the settings to what you have before the update.

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I received "bad checksum A250"message on reboot after updating Bios on Equium A100-psaa4e WinXP home sp3.

Bios update installed-20070709121820 downloaded via this website.
I installed direct from the downloaded file.
System appears to be operating normally so have I messed anything up at all?

Answer:Bad checksum A250 error message aftetr Bios update on Equium A100

Hi

Does this message appear always during the boot procedure or it appeared only one time?

Usually "bad checksum" error appears if the CMOS battery does not work correctly.

But I?ve no idea why you get this message after the BIOS update... Anyway if the notebook runs properly after the BIOS update then you shouldn?t be worried.

Cheers

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When trying to install BIOS update I get error message: ROM file size incorrect. What can I do? Thanks.

Answer:Incorrect file size error message during BIOS update on Satellite M100

Hi

Today is your lucky day dude. Seems I found a solution :D
Pelase take a look into this forum thread:
http://forums.computers.toshiba-europe.com/forums/thread.jspa?threadID=19974&messageID=73284

The user JayJay has provided a link to the Toshiba document which helps to clear this issue.

This is the original document;
http://support.toshiba-tro.de/kb0/TSB59014X0000R01.htm

Please try it and post back if it was the key or not. Good luck

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BIOS updates to my ThinkPad T460p seem to have been fine, up until going from 2.19 to 2.20.  Upon trying to upgrade to 2.20, I get the following message:  I cannot boot from USB key, I get the same issue.  This includes attempting with an older BIOS like 2.18; the same error message occurs even when not in Windows. Is there a way to force-flash the BIOS to get it back on track or is there some option I can try?  I only have a few remaining days left on my warranty, so I don't have much time left to open a support case if there's nothing else I can do other than replace the mainboard.

Answer:T460p BIOS update fails; "The BIOS does not match this system"

Call support.  Whatever happens, you should get the issue documented while the system is under warranty.  In U.S., the number is 1-800-426-7378

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Hello all, this is my first time posting here so please forgive any mistakes/oversights. I've just updated my Samsung laptop's system BIOS via their software update program, and my Nvidia GPU (GT 650m DDR3) no longer seems to work. The Nvidia control panel is still there, and it still gives me the option to select which programs use the GPU, but there is no GPU actitivity showing up. Also,I've tried playing Skyrim (which auto-detects the PC's graphics cards) , and the game no longer seems to detect the Nvidia GPU (just the Intel integrated graphics).

My laptop model is NP550PC7, with 6 gig of ram, and an i7 quad core CPU, and the OS is Window 7 Home Premium 64bit.

I've tried looking in the BIOS but I can't seem to find anything related to the GPU or display options. Any help or avice is much appreciated.

Answer:Problems with Nvidia gpu post BIOS system BIOS update.

Hi,

Have you updated your GPU with the latest drivers?

http://www.geforce.co.uk/drivers

Please navigate to:

Start> Control panel> Swith to icon view> device manager.
Look under "Display Adapters"

Is the Nvidia GPU listed there? If so are there any yellow symbols etc?

Cheers

Dave

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Dell Update is showing that I need to update the bios. I have updated and MSCONFIG shows that I have the latest bios (A09 from 8/29/16). If I go to the system configuration page on Dell.com it shows that the current bios is A04 from May 2015. If I go to the drivers and downloads page on Dell.com it offers to let me download version A07 from 11/2015). Why is Dell so confused and how do I get Dell update to stop bugging me?

Answer:Dell Update showing that I need to update the bios--message won't go away.

I have been so scared of upgrading my dell pc. I have noticed its slow on booting.

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Hi everyone, I receive an error "BIOS directory cannot be found." when I try to update my W520 to 1.26 bios (trying to get rid of the cooler pulsing). I checked:http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/W-Series-ThinkPad-Laptops/Wrong-BIOS-installed-on-W500/td-p/172133/page/...But that doesn't seem to be my case. I can't find anything recent on such problem.  I downloaded and tried both: the windows update utility (version 10.11) and burned CD-ISO file - both return the same error: "BIOS directory cannot be found." Below is msinfo32 list in case someone has an idea. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!AC my system msinfo32:#########OS NameMicrosoft Windows 7 ProfessionalVersion6.1.7601 Service Pack 1 Build 7601Other OS Description Not AvailableOS ManufacturerMicrosoft CorporationSystem NameDCSystem ManufacturerLENOVOSystem Model4282W16System Typex64-based PCProcessorIntel(R) Core(TM) i7-2720QM CPU @ 2.20GHz, 2192 Mhz, 4 Core(s), 8 Logical Processor(s)BIOS Version/DateLENOVO 8BET44WW (1.24 ), 13/05/2011SMBIOS Version2.6Windows DirectoryC:\WindowsSystem DirectoryC:\Windows\system32Boot Device\Device\HarddiskVolume1LocaleUnited StatesHardware Abstraction LayerVersion = "6.1.7601.17514"User Namedc\DenTime ZoneW. Europe Daylight TimeInstalled Physical Memory (RAM)4.00 GBTotal Physical Memory3.89 GBAvailable Physical Memory1.86 GBTotal Virtual Memory7.78 GBAvailable Virtual Memory5.39 GBPage File Space3.89 GBPage FileC:\pagefile.sys#################... Read more

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In preparation for Win 10 key I updated the BIOS on an E520 using the Lenovo Service Bridge.  Os is Win 7 64-bit.  LSB showed old BIOS was backed up. Old bios   LENOVO 8HET30WW(1.12) New bios LENOVO 8HET44WW(1.26) Now bootup and windows start up are painfully slow.  Further there is a black screen in the middle of the wake up process. How can I undo the BIOS update to revert back to Old bios   LENOVO 8HET30WW(1.12)? Or can anything be tweaked to improve the bootup time?

Answer:E520 slows/black screen after BIOS update. Can I undo BIOS update?

Hello and welcome,
 
The older versions of the BIOS are located at the bottom of the download page:
 
http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/Laptops-and-netbooks/ThinkPad-Edge-laptops/ThinkPad-Edge-E5...
 
Z.

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Hey, I reinstalled Windows Vista Ultimate 32 bit and I was running the system update.  The BIOS portion failed on me (not responding) and I had to reboot my computer.  Now it seems like the computer turns on but the screen doesn't turn on. Help. 

Answer:Computer screen not turning on after BIOS update failed using System Update

Hello, if your dvd is spinning up, you could try to download your bios as an iso file, burn it to disc,and try to boot and flash from this cd.The last chance is to take out the battery, click power ten times, insert battery again and plug ac in. If nothing goes, call Lenovo support line, youŽll need a new system board.

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I've just acquired a second hand T43 (2668WZT) that is working fine with one exception. I cannot get it to recognise a game DVD that apparently has safedisc DRM encryption on it to prevent copying. The DVD works with no problem on my desktop system but I thought it would be useful to be able to run it on the Thinkpad as well when travelling. Does anybody have any ideas on what the problem might be? I'm on BIOS level 1.24 and the BIOS level is now up to 1.29 which raises the other slight mystery. I've installed the latest version of system update but that is not flagging any BIOS update as available so I'm a bit reluctant to download and install in case there is some pre-req missing. All advice on either issue gratefully received!

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I have had my Dell 8700 for little over a year and have had problems from the beginning.  I am 72 years old, and I am at my wits end!!!

A hard drive was replaced in the summer of 2015, but I have still had problems with the computer shutting down and my having to refresh it to factory setting.

I thought updating to Windows 10 would solve some problems, and I did this in October, 2015.  Everything was fine until a couple of months ago.  The end result was when I tried to refresh the computer to factory defaults, it went back to 8.0 or 8.1, and I evidently lost something in the process.
Now, I cannot update to Windows 10 and when I tried to resinstall the Dell Operating System, I get for both:  "WE COULDN'T UPDATE THE SYSTEM RESERVED PARTITION."
I DO HAVE A SYSTEM BACKUP ON 20 CDS (MADE WHEN I HAD WINDOWS 10).  Could I reinstall the system with these backupdisks?  How do I do that?  I also have a Dell 2 Boot USP stick, I have a recovery stick, too, but it semed that when I used this, I received a message that not all files were recovered
What should I do at this point? 

Answer:Error message when trying to update to Windows 10 or to reinstall operating system 8.1: We couldn't update the system reserved partition."

On MBR disk, Windows 10 requires a 500MB system reserved partition, while 100MB in Windows 7, so you can try to extend system reserved partition.
In disk management, you can only extend partition using the unallocated space next to its right side. so even if you shrink D: drive, the option to extend the efi partition is still grayed out. My suggestion is to use a third party software, AOMEI Partition Assistant, both the standard (free) or the Professional(paid) version can extend partition as long as there is unallocated space on that hard drive. to see more information read:
Fix "We Couldn?t Update the System Reserved Partition" Error
www.disk-partition.com/.../couldnt-update-system-reserved-partition-4348.html

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Greetings!
I have an Optiplex 9010 AIO. This morning I was trying to update the BIOS of my system, from A10 to A13. During the update process it showed an error: "ME FW Update Failed: Internal error: FWU_Buffer " - please see the photo below. Although the update failed on the Management Engine part, it still boots up and running OK. I tried couple of times to update the BIOS, and each time I got the same error. I tried to flash the A12 and A11 BIOS as well, A12 gives same error, and A11 has the same Management Engine version hence no use.
Any help on this is very much appreciated!

Answer:Optiplex 9010 AIO BIOS Update Error - ME FW Update Failed: Internal error: FWU_Buffer

Hi Stone3t,
Can you provide a screen shot showing the current BIOS version?

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I'm a new owner of a Flex 4-1570 Ideapad. I have a critical update awaiting install, however the window popup says it is for the YOGA not the Flex. Thus, I have not installed it. My question is, should I install it? If not, how do I turn the notification off? Thanks! 

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I have, or had a laptop purchased 9 months ago, therefore under warranty. Yesterday the ThinkVantage System Update recommended a BIOS update. After the traditional recommendations about what should not shut down the computer, the laptop is reset and started with the update.

During execution, displayed on a screen command, a message "ERROR XXXX. Press any key to continue." After press the key the laptop was freezedy was completely blocked. After an hour without seeing response and no sign of life, I decided to turn it off to confirm the disaster. The laptop was dead.

The laptop began to beep and would not start. Before the panic generated by the situation, I searched the forums where I found several cases that refer to the same problem and the insinuation that makes LENOVO about the customer's responsibility to avoid recognizing the warranty.

I was not looking for a BIOS update, it was recommended by ThinkVantage System Update, the software executed it and damage the equipment.

Besides being a damage caused by the ThinkVantage System Update, the situation gets worse when the answer given by support insinuates that the customer turn off the computer, so it is a CID (Customer Induced Damage) and therefore the guarantee does not cover it. I do not understand how LENOVO may imply that the responsibility of the customer. Really disastrous.

In conclusion, if you are not needing to make a BIOS update, it is preferable to omit the BIOS update messages given to ThinkVantage System... Read more

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I used System Update on my T530 today to update the BIOS.   On reboot, the T530 hung.   With help from Lenovo support, I rebooted the computer.   Now System Update says the bios update was successful to 2.54.1.11, but SystemInfo says that the current bios is BIOS Version: LENOVO G4ET93WW (2.53 ), 2/22/2013.    Lenovo support said that they only support the hardware and this is a software issue.   They had no idea who in Lenovo supported System Update.   They also advised to rarely if ever to update the bios "unless the system doesn't boot properly".   I have never heard that in 30 years of IT.    I would like to get System Update to be consistent with the bios level.   And I believe I want to update the bios.   Can anyone help with either of these two issues? ThanksBarry













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Answer:T530 System Update failed to update bios

'afternoon.
 
If you're sure you want/need the BIOS update, you can download it from your Driver Matrix:
http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/research/hints-or-tips/detail.page?DocID=HT073832
I would recommend the Bootable CD version. I've never had a failed update with that method.
 
Regards.

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BIOS updates are rare enough that I forget to pause BitLocker before doing one. The result: Windows detects a hardware change and requires the BitLocker recovery key. Kind of a PITA to type a 48 digit code, let alone hunting it down.  PLEASE before running a BIOS update, prompt the user "This update will require your bitlocker recovery key on reboot unless you pause BitLocker encryption. Continue? (yes/no)". I'm sure it would save many users the occasional headache. 

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I've been getting the "Thread Stuck in Driver" BSOD when playing games for several months now and have just been trying to ignore it. However, it's gotten too bad to be ignored any longer. I've been trying to download a BIOS update (as another thread on this topic suggested) but the System Update program refuses to download the BIOS update it says I need every single time. I can provide more info on my system if necessary.  Thanks for the help.

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I had bios 1.25 I ran the thinkvangate toolbox and the update system, asking for lenovo updates.  It said there was a bios update, which I ran. Now I have 1.26. There are no more updates reported by the updater. Does anyone know:1) Is 1.3 a beta product?2) Is it not in the Lenovo update tool because they are very slow at adding updates (i.e. months late?)3) Is it safe to install Bios 1.3 manualy?  The only place I can find it is here - is this the correct source? The reason for wanting the update is that my CPU clock is fixed (wont go down on battery, and wont go up under heavy single core load), and also since installing the new power manager 3.62, the fan is stuck on permanently even on battery, idle and cold and the noise is driving me nuts.  There are no reported fixes in 1.3 for any of these issues, but people are reporting that it may fix them, so I guess the Lenovo developers might have sneaked some undocumented (but hopefully tested) changes in there. This machine is my livelyhood, so I cant afford on day downtime - so Bios udates are only done if desperatly needed and if no issues are reported. 

Answer:No Bios 1.3 update in Thinkvantage system update tool?

If it is your livelyhood and you aren't having any issues, I would not recommend updating manually or otherwise. There is a risk you will brick the machine.

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Hello to the BleepingComputer community,First of all I'm sorry I haven't finished some of the steps from the Preparation Guide. It's because these steps require a reboot (e.g. Step 6: Disable your CD Emulation Software - DeFogger will ask me to reboot the machine), and I have a bad feeling about the question if it is safe to reboot in my situation: I'm not sure if I have a type of malware which is ready to infect the BIOS - if it is so, then it could infect it much easier during the reboot process.- If there is a good way to find out what is the problem (and fix the BIOS threat part if it really is present) without rebooting / shutting down this PC, or at least without booting from this hard drive (which I feel is probably infected), then please tell me what should I do.- If you know a place / forum where I can get a specialized help for this (seemingly BIOS-malware related) situation, please tell me where I could go.- If there is no way to move forward, I'll go ahead and risk the reboot, and follow the other steps (steps 6 to 10) in the Preparation Guide, no problem.I kindly ask you to please read below the details of the problem as it occured to me, and the things I have tried so far.The PC is AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core BE-2350 2.1GHz, Motherboard Biostar TA690G AM2 (with AWARD BIOS), 4GB RAM, 200GB SATA HDD, and an ASUS EAH4870 card added a few years ago.It's with WinXP SP3, AVG Free 2012, (standard) Windows Firewall, and it's behind a router.I ... Read more

Answer:BIOS virus/rootkit? - Unknown threat by AVG - "Bios Update\Award" folders, BS_Flash.sys, BIOS.sys and a dozen of m...

Hi,Welcome to Bleeping Computer. My name is m0le and I will be helping you with your log.Please subscribe to this topic, if you haven't already. Click the Watch This Topic button at the top on the right.

Please avoid installing/uninstalling or updating any programs and attempting any unsupervised fixes or scans. This can make helping you impossible.

Please reply to this post so I know you are there.The forum is busy and we need to have replies as soon as possible. If I haven't had a reply after 3 days I will bump the topic and if you do not reply by the following day after that then I will close the topic.Once I receive a reply then I will return with your first instructions.Thanks

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System update says that my laptop SL500 does not need an update what is untrue due to new BIOS 1.21 (1.18 is installed). Anyone has the same problem? greso

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I have a ThinkCentre M92p 2992D9G and want to make sure everything is up to date before installing the Windows 10 upgrade. The Lenovo System Update (5.07.003) does not appear to be picking up the latest Bios for my system - the website is showing Bios 9SKT89A released 30 July which is clearly newer than 9SKT88AUS that is on mine, and the latest update check was on 31 July. I am also slightly concerned that there is no Bios for Windows 10 available. Whilst Microsoft have clearly decided that Windows 10 will run on my PC, I want to make sure that it will be fully functioning.













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Answer:System Update not recognising BIOS update

I'd just go ahead and run the 9SKT89A downloaded "BIOS flash utility file (flash from the operating system)" from the Lenovo web site.  You can do that yourself.  No need to rely on System Update to apply it.
 
When you run the utility yourself, you'll probably be prompted in a DOS command-prompt window for a response, rather than the utilty just running "silently" without requiring any response from you when System Update applies it for you.  The extra prompts are to ask you if you (a) want to change the machine product code, and (b) want to change the machine serial number.  You'll just reply "n" (without quotes of course) to both questions.  These are really for when installing a new replacement motherboard, not for when simply updating BIOS on an existing motherboard.
 
Anyway, the Lenovo databases which supply System Update vs. what the download web site shows are different, and sometimes there's a timing difference in terms of when they both show the same files available.  I wouldn't worry about it.  So either wait another few days and I'm sure System Update will then show the new BIOS availability, or just manually install it yourself from the downloaded file.

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I just restored my x61 to original settings due to a problem with blue screens, and decided to update the BIOS right afterwards.  I followed the directions precisely and it installed all 21 of the individual components for this model.  I then shut down the computer and turned it back on this morning to continue loading software.  The system started with the fan running at high speed and stopped at the ThinkPad Screen.  However, nothing happened after pressing the ThinkVantage button and F1 or any other button for that matter.  I left it for a couple hours, but finally determined that I could not turn it off or do anything with the machine.  It just hung there.  I did finally remove the battery and replace it, and now there is no power registering when the machine is plugged in and it won't start. Is there something I can do to recover the system?  I suspect the answer is a board replacement.  The BIOS update failed in conjunction with something on my computer.  I am just 2 years into the warranty period in the US, so if I need to replace the board, what are the best options? Thanks for your help and comments....this is a very frustrating turn of events, since it is my work machine.













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Answer:x61 BIOS update with BIOS Update Utility 7nuj21us.exe Failed

I forgot to add, this BIOS version 2.21 that came out on 11/4, and I downloaded it on the 6th.  Can there be a problem with the BIOS version?

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Hi there again!

Now with a new and weird matter.

We all know that old say... "If it is not break, don't fix it". And if you put it into more informatic terms, "specially if it is a BIOS".

Yes, we all know that the BIOS is something quite dellitate to handle. For some reason we normally feel like if we were handling something like nitro-glycerine, or some radioactive product. And this is because we all know what is being put in risk in that moment: our (or sometimes others) computer, the full system could end as dead as some pieces of metal, plastic, and wires.

Well. I passed through all of that more than ten times in my life, and only once it went wrong. But since that old motherboard was already dead, It was not important. But I allways was EXTREMELY care. I allways cross checked everything before doing anything, allways got a backup and a way to restore that backup... and allways did this in COMPAQ systems, that were prepared that way. Updating a BIOS was just about preparing a disk, turn on the PC with the disk in the diskette drive, and wait. And if you didn't like the results, you simply click "return to previus BIOS" and that was it... very nice. And easy.

Few days ago, a friend brought me a Toshiba Satellite 1410-604 to solve some issues that were driving him crazy. After removing an expired Norton Internet Security, install avast and scan, I found more than one hundred files infected with a wide variety of virus, malware, t... Read more

Answer:Satellite 1410-604 - BIOS update > Incorrect BIOS update in the web?

Hi Fenix,

wow... it tooked very long time to read your post....

Maybe I can help you.

The Bios in the Web is the right one. So you have downloaded the correct version of the Bios.

The Askiris you have used is from Toshiba America which has most times not the exact models as Toshiba Europe.
That should be the reason, why the readme does not contain the European modelname.

I would try to make a fresh Bios update using the traditional Bios update.

Copy the files to the diskette, put it into the FDD, press and hold the Tab key while power on the notebook.
After the notebook has shut down, press and hold the key on the left side of the space-bar while power on the notebook again and wait until it powers off again.

If your notebook does not power on anymore, maybe the RAM is defect?

So, if the use of the traditional Bios and/or changing the memory does not help and your notebook is still dead you should go to an ASP, but this will cost money.

I have my fourth Toshiba notebook now and I had never problems with the Bios updates.

The 1410 is very old I think, so before going to an ASP, I would buy a new one ;)

best regards,

Maurice

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My Samsung series 3 laptop has been sending out popup messages telling me I need a bios update, I go to the Samsung software update site and this bios update has been failing, I have made several calls and chats to techs at Samsung who tell me to do what I have already done, they tell to ask for tier 2 tech, who can go in my computer and fix it , When I finally got a tier 2 tech, they told me the same thing, I told him what I had been told about him and what he could do, He said, is it working , I said yes, but settings on computer change on their own,like wifi turns itself on and that concerns me. Anyway, He said that it didn't need a bios update,even the Samsung website said this computer needed a bios update. I posted this on hardware,firmware concerns, and they told me to post here, I was going to go to a site ,that had a download that checked drivers, I was told to stay away from this.

Thanks,
Jim

Answer:Samsung Bios software update for bios,update fails

Are you getting a direct link from the notification update? Can you post the link/site next time?

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My new HP Pavilion came with Windows 10 (factory Installed) and has been working fine.   Now I have received an "Important" message from HP to install a PC BIOS update (see below).   It states that I must have a Windows 8, or 8.1 operating system and that I will not be able to go back to the previos installation (Windows 10).  Should I install this update, or not?  (I certainly don't want to lose Windows 10). TITLE: HP Consumer Desktop PC BIOS Update (ROM Family SSID 2B4F)VERSION: A009DESCRIPTION:This package provides an update to the HP Consumer Desktop PC BIOS Update (ROM Family SSID 2B4F) for supported models running a supported operating system.PURPOSE: RoutineSoftPaq NUMBER: SP74951SUPERSEDES:None,NoneEFFECTIVE DATE: 3/3/2016CATEGORY: BIOSSSM SUPPORTED: YesLANGUAGE(S):EnglishENHANCEMENTS:-Improved security of UEFI code and variables. HP strongly recommends promptly transitioning to this updated BIOS version which supersedes all previous releases.NOTE: Due to security changes, after this BIOS update is installed, previous versions cannot be reinstalled.HOW TO USE:- You must be logged on as an administrator to install this update.- You must have a Microsoft Windows 8 or 8.1 operating system.Copyright (c) 2016 HP Development Company, L.P. 

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I got the message to update my BIOS. It was dated in May 2016. The latest on the website was August (8/11/2016). I updated it and the computer shows the new version but still says it needs to be updated and tried everytime on a reboot. 

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I'm not sure what to make of this messag  and when I called Lenovo Priority Support, they weren't sure either. Perhaps it can be clarified in the next BIOS update release: I used the 'bootable CD' (really a DVD) to update the BIOS (see below for details). To reproduce the problem: Boot from the Bootable Update CDThe Bootable Update CD displays the update utility; start the updateAFter running for maybe a minute, the update utility displays the following message:Information

System program updates is continued by
BIOS at the next reboot. Do not power
off the system during the process.

Do not remove the CD, press Enter to
restart the system, then power off the
system after the CD shows this screen
again.

Or remove the CD, then press Enter to
restart the system and allow it to boot
from other devices.

EnterThose options are confusing, and the message doesn't tell the user what to do. Is the CD necesssary to continue with the update? If so, why would I want to "remove the CD"? If not, why would I want to leave the CD in? If I leave in the CD, do I have to select it from the boot device utility (F12) in order to boot from it? What will the different options do? Everyone who is familiar with BIOS updates knows that an incomplete update can brick the computer, requiring replacement of the system board, so the user is in a position where they have to choose carefully without understanding  the consquences. As I mentioned, Lenovo Priority Support didn't und... Read more

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Hi everyone.So I got a pop-up telling me there's a new Lenovo update I'd be required to install. So I followed the instructions, it contained a BIOS update, all fine, I finish the installation and afterwards, everything runs fine except that in the bottom task bar, my battery icon shows an empty battery with the power supply icon. When mouse hovering over it, it tells me "plugged in, not charging". When unplugging the AC, the laptop immediately shuts down. In the energy options, however, it says 100% charged.I searched for this topic and found none with the exact same problem, fixes where I can switch the battery preserve mode on and off only apply to anything up to windows 8.1 whereas I have windows 10 and everyone with windows 10 only seemed to be wondering what the message was without having the problem that it does not load an empty (or perceived as empty) battery.So, as I would like to rely on the battery and not only on constant power supply from time to time...Help please?

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hi , I have Lenovo v570 and try update by Dos , becouse no windows on my device , I download my ROM and files from downloader here , when i try from dos this message showed :invalid flashint.bin  , what I should to do ?

Answer:when i update BIOS message show me invalid flashint.bin

The V570 BIOS update is to be flashed under windows 7 32, 764, XP, you can "NOT" update BIOS in DOS





Lets make 2015 the year of the #DODid I or someone help you today? Press the star on the left to thank them with a Kudo!

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When i'm trying to install the bios update, i receive the following message: this computer is not supported.
I use win xp pro sp2 and the Bios update I've downloaded from the Toshiba Bios update section.

Answer:Qosmio G30-126 - Bios update message: this computer is not supported

You try to update the BIOS which was not designed for this notebook!
If you want to perform a BIOS update then you should ensure that the BIOS is right and fully compatible with your notebook series!!!

Note; wrong BIOS or wrong BIOS update procedure can damage the ROM module!!!

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Hi,

I have updated my Satellite P500 with the BIOS update to Version 3.10 from the support site.
Now I get the error message "No Items to select" after the laptop has rebooted. Has anyone an idea, how I can solve that problem?

best regards and many thanks in advance
Ralf

Answer:Satellite P500: message "No Items to select" after BIOS 3.1 update

Hi

Never seen such message and to be honest I have no idea what items should be selected?.
Go to BIOS settings and set it again to default settings.
The save the change and reboot the unit.

Check it!

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Hi, I try to install recommended update by Lenovo ThinkPad BIOS Update - 7  However, I'm not sure which to choose when comes to installation step. I don't want to mess up with my BIOS  Update ThinkPad BIOSUpdate model number Thank you.

Answer:ThinkPad BIOS Update - 7 - Update ThinkPad BIOS or Update model number

dont worry just go next..with update ThinkPad bios...and all will be installed automaticly..the computer will reboot and you are finish..best regards..

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I have compaq cq60 laptop and using windows 7 ultimate 32bit. Well I have checked hp drivers & software support website and there is update available. Well now BIOS version F.32 and F.65 is now available. I want to know If I updates so wouldn't it harm or damage my windows file and personal. What will be changes made after this. Anxiously waiting for the response.

thanks.

Answer:System BIOS update is available.

BEFORE you make any changes, you should look through the BIOS utilities and confirm there is a way to (1) save off the current working BIOS, and (2) restore from that saved BIOS if the update goes badly. Updating a BIOS is always risky -- as I found out when I did a routine update to my Gigabyte board and it crashed. Since I was able to restore it from the saved BIOS, I was OK.

The BIOS won't do anything to Windows or any of its files, but if it fails for some reason, you will not be able boot your PC at all. So, it's very important to check the stuff I mentioned above.

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I'm keen to always keep up-to-date on all drivers/firmware on all of my machines.  I just picked up this notebook on cyber monday and let all the automatic updates go on and noticed that bios is currently 1.2.0 while 1.2.4 is available.  When I try to install it, I get a "Running on an unsupported system" message.  I went and downloaded each of the other bios(1.2.1 etc) to see if it required the previous one to upgrade from, but even 1.2.1 gives me the same error.
The service tag is correct for the download page(at least looking at system configuration everything is what I purchased).  What can I do to get current?  Considering "system stability" is the primary listing for the bios updates, I kind of want them.
Apparently, there will be a new update on 1/2/2018, but I'm going to have to assume it'll have the same issue since all of the updates give the same error.
Inspiron 15 7559 i7 7700HQ, 16GB ram, GTX 1060(MaxQ) 256GB SSD, 1TB HHD, FHD display, Windows 10 Home 16299.125. if it makes any difference.
Oh, and of course, I did run the "40 min" diagnostic test with zero problems.

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When i'm trying to install the bios update 12/09/12,3.90-WIN(EC_KBC1.60) i receive the following message: this computer is not supported.
Bios update I've downloaded from the Toshiba Bios update section for Tecra R840-PT429E ,windows7-64Bit.

Answer:Tecra R840-PT429E - Bios update message: this computer is not supported

Hi

Is the a reason to update the BIOS or do you want to update the BIOS just because new BIOS is available?
Do you have an serious issues with the notebook?

I did not update the BIOS even if new BIOS is available for my notebook because I?ve got no issues.

However, the BIOS requires the VAP (value added package).
This package can be downloaded from Toshiba EU driver page?
If there is some problem with VAP, the BIOS update would not start.

So reinstall this VAP to check if this helps?

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On attempting to update my Bios via windows, on unpacking the zipped file my anti virus (f-secure) flashed a warning.

The warning claimed that the file contained a trojan and that it had been deleted to protect my computer.
A microsoft warning also stated that access to these files had been blocked to protect your system.

Is it possible that this update, downloaded from Toshiba really did contain malware or could there be some other reason for this occurrence?

Any help advice would be appreciated

Message was edited by: james7dean i have a satellite pro a100 O/S windows xp pro

Answer:Satellite Pro A100: Trojan warning message during BIOS windows update

Hi james

Don't get panicky! You BIOS is not affected by any Trojans, Malware or Virus.
Mostly such BIOS files are not known to the AntiVirus applications and therefore the anti virus software reports and notifies a virus.

Before you will start the BIOS update you should disable the virus auto protection!

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I have tried countless times to update my BIOS.

I have created boot discs, both floppy and cd, but DOS cant run the BIOS update exe.

I go into administrator in safe mode, but i have been met with the error "Unable to update system BIOS (16)."

My computer is a Compaq SR1730T. I have downloaded the most current BIOS installer, and this is where I am. I have to be in Administrator to update the bios. Before, it gave me an error saying that I needed to be Administrator even though I was in Administrator. Now, It recognizes that I am, but has given me this error.

Please help. Thanks

Answer:Unable to update system BIOS (16)

If you are in vista right click and use the Run as Admin option.

If not you will have to go to Compaq's site and find out what they have for that error code.

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Hello,yesterday i update BIOS (current version Insyde F.80) but now startup is slow, How is it possible?I would like to return to the restore point saved yesterday with hp recovery manager. I can proceed or you have other solutions to speed startup?

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I need help quickly on updating my system bios for installing a new Siemens 10/100 1019 ethernet card. I have a Gateway GP6-450 450 mhz PII mmx, 128 mb/ram, Windows 98 1st edition, cable modem.

Can someone please help me, I need to install my ethernet card drivers and it won't let me. Thanks
 

Answer:[Resolved] how do I update my system bios?

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Helo,
I have a HP-dv6258se pavilion notebook with AMD processor and vista 32 bit running on it. I was recently trying to update my BIOS as my notebook was producing lot of heat. I looked in HP.com and there was a thread which requested customers to update BIOS to resolve this issue.

So I downloaded the BIOS software and tried to update when suddenly the screen went blank in the middle of the process. I waited for around 30mins and nothing happened . I tried to restart and after that there was no display. The LED lights on the notebook are on now but nothing else seems to work.

Could you help me in this? I tried looking in other threads but could not find any solution?

Thanks in Advance
 

Answer:System froze during BIOS update

Unless your unit has the BIOS recovery option [which not many do] you will probably have to send it in to get the BIOS chip reprogrammed.

The only other option is if there is a DOS based flash utility you could make a Windows 98 boot disk & try reflashing IF it will boot off of the floppy doesk which is highly doubtfull
 

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 I have an HP Pavilion dv6 7080ee and i ran into an incident where the BIOS got corrupted. I have been trying to recover the BIOS for a while and HP has added a new BIOS Utility F.2D Rev.A but when the utility is launched, all the options are grayed out. And Is there any other way to recover the bios? Kindly advice.   

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If you get infamous error when updating HP Portables (laptops/notebooks/ netbooks) BIOS within Windows:"SYSTEM DOES NOT CONTAIN THE NECESSARY WMI SUPPORT FOR THIS VERSION OF HPQFLASH":-------- I am posting a solution found for own business laptop (HP 8540W & 8760W) so WebSearch engines index/register it in a few days - future sufferers come here and get a SOLUTION, finally.  Disreagrd previous "experts" advises, they don't work 100% & pity on TechSupport folks who get HP paychecks yet don't know products their co. designs/manufactures (on deep Technical level):Below is a SOLUTION (WORKING) ! Go into Services (Run "services.msc" or get there thru ControlPanel-->AdminTools-->), find following 2 services ==> make sure they're running, chances are they're NOT (as in my case I keep them disabled unless need running):1) "HP Software Framework"2) "HP Service" [no typo - a real plain name]If not running, set Properties-->Manual and click "Start", make sure both are running.Rerun BIOS updater, choose option for "Within Windows" or something to that effect (using HPQ/ROMpaq updater), rather than "create USB BootDisk on Key", this time it should work without the hassle of a BootDisk creation.Should work from within Windows environment. Notes:a) Likely only one (1) service is responsible - namely "HP Software Framework" for HPQ Updater to fail, but doesn't hurt to reenable/restart both services.I in fact am responding to other customers who el... Read more

Answer:SOLVED - BIOS UPDATE "SYSTEM DOES NOT CONTAIN the NECESSARY ...

Thank you for the post.  This helped me.  I would also like to add that if you decide to uninstall all the HP junk that's preloaded, you'll also run into this issue and will have to do BIOS updates via the DOS Flash utility.  So for all you IT houses dealing with HP, do a BIOS update FIRST before uninstalling all that stuff.  Lesson hard learned.

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When attempting to complete a BIOS update on my desktop (Inspiron io2330) today the update got to 44% then froze up followed by my system crashing and rebooting.  Now it is in a cycle of attempting to start up then stopping theN attempting to start again.  The fan starts and my screen comes on but never even gets to the Dell logo before shutting down then restarting and going through the same process again.   I am looking for any help I can get but am worried I have a big problem.

Answer:System Crash During BIOS update

Hi Horn96,
After the BIOS update if the system is not booting up it may be due to many reasons. Before updating the BIOS we need to keep in mind that we are updating the correct BIOS for the particular system model. Secondly if the system turns off during the BIOS update you will face this issue. The only way to fix the problem is to replace the system board.
Depending on the warranty status we can help you further, please use the link below to check the warranty status.
http://dell.to/18r60nI
Please punch in the system service tag or express service code. In case your system warranty has expired please contact the Out of Warranty department 1-800-288-4410 (U.S.Customer only). In case your system is under warranty please send me the system service tag or express service code through a private chat, so that I can help you further. 
Click on my username select start a private conversation and send me the details.

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After numerous startup failures (see posts in Boot forum) I was advised to update drivers etc. Did that, using the HP assistant, one of the updates was the System BIOS. That is the last thing I did on that machine, I am now using a borrowed laptop. The BIOS update seemed to go okay, installed, then verified, the re-booted. But it didn't re-boot. "No operating system found......." Thank you very much HP. I specified Win 7 Pro when I ordered this machine instead of the pathetic Win 8, so I do not want to restore it to factory defaults. Now how do I get out of this hole? David

Answer:No operating system after BIOS update

3 things I would try in this situation- in the order I would do them if no success on first. 1-Immediately after powering on start tapping the F10 key to enter BIOS. (You may need to tap Esc key then choose F10 from menu options) Once in tap F9 to reset to Default settings. Then tap F10 to Save & Exit. 2-No joy? Try a hard reset.Disconnect all external devices first.1-remove power cord and battery2-press power button for 30 seconds3-reinstall only power cord for first startup.4-power on 3-Still no joy?try rolling back to previous BIOS. 1-Immediately after powering on hold/tap the Esc key. 2-When the menu appears, tap F2 for System Diagnostics. 3-In the list of items will be BIOS or Firmware Management.Use the arrow key to move down & highlight it.Press Enter key. 4-You should now have a Rollback BIOS option.Use arrow key again to highlight and press Enter key.  

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I apologize in advance if I posted this in the wrong forum but, I?m at wits end. I recently put a new system together basically from the ground up. The initial start up was fine, installed windows and got to installing system drivers in windows no problem. Here is where I think I screwed up, I went and updated the BIOS, the system restarted, but no video. I got a amber light on the monitor, hard drive and the whole nine in the case are working/running. Try restarting multiple times, same thing. So, disconnect the power and took the BIOS/CMOS battery out and waited about an hour. I reinstalled the battery, started it back up, I get, ?CMOS CHECKSUM BAD? and gives two options, ?PRESS F-1 TO ENTER SET UP? or ?F-2 TO LOAD DEFAULTS AND COUTINUE?. You press F-1 and it opens the BIOS menu, when I get that far, I?ve tried ?USE DEFAULT? or ?OPTIMISE?, same outcome. I hit F-2 and it loads defaults but I have a 1 in 10 chance of getting to windows or even the safe mode screen. But after a bit, the screen goes black, and I?m back at no video. All my parts are fresh out of the box and to my knowledge there shouldn?t be conflicts. A friend of mine I work with is having a similar issue, and I?m 99% sure his set up is different from mine.

System specs:
MoBo: MSI K9N Diamond AM2 (NVIDIA n-Force 590 SLI)
CPU: AMD 64 X2 4200
Vid. Card: HIS Radeon x1650 512mb PCI Express
H/D: Hitachi Deskstar 7k160 160gb 7200rpm
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Answer:New System, no Video after BIOS Update.

By the way, I'm using a 500 watt power supply.
 

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Dell 4700c prompted to update bios. Downloaded 4700CA07.EXE (493.95 KB) installed and restarted computer. No problem. Shut down computer and pushed start button. Error message reads, Alert! Incompatible processor detected. System halted!
Thank you

Answer:System halted after BIOS update

I doubt that a new bios would be issued for the old computer. Recheck dell downloads for your model. A failed bios update will require a motherboard replacement. That would be a waste of money. Where did you get the bios file?

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I have been having some problesm with a HP280G1 machine rebooting on  it own. SO I updated tghe boies on the machine.  When the sytem did it reboot it never boots up correctly sat all.I cannot get nto the BIOS by hitting the excape key or the F10 key.  All i get is a blank screen. Is ther any way I can recover this system? -Mike Bartfield

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I receive an update failed error when trying to imstall the following update:HP Notebook System Bios System Update (Intel Processors) Failed to update Is there a way to succesfully update this? Is this a critical update? ThanksAnthony











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Answer:HP Notebook System Bios System Update (Intel Processors) Fai...

Hi @WildFan?, Thanks for getting back to me. Yes, I can give you the links to the downloads. HP Notebook System BIOS Update (Intel Processors)Intel Chipset Installation Utility and Driver  Hope the helps.

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This is not a critical issue for me, I am just a little OCD. My system is an 8305-N9U. About one year ago, I flashed my BIOS to "24KT55AUS". Now my serial number and system type are shown as invalid. The box is currently working fine under UBUNTU 8.04 but I just do not like seeing error messages, hence the UBUNTU versus Windows. Is there a convenient method of flashing BIOS or updating this information under LINUX? Thank you in advance for your time and efforts. Robert













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Answer:System Info blank after BIOS update.

My fault everybody.  I just wasn't thinking.  I completed this task via the command line options.  

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Hi, i purchased the HP Pavilion 15-ab150sa last weekend and have had lots of problems since getting it. Kept freezing and dropping WI-FI connection shortly after logging on. I found there were 6 updates needing running that wern't automatically showing until i scanned for them in HPSA. Its taken me 4 days to get most of the updates to actually complete and it seems to be working much better now however, I have one update for HP Notebook System NIOS Update (AND Processors) that keeps failing... Any ideas? Please keep it simple i'm not very good with technical info. :-) Greg 











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Answer:HP Notebook System BIOS Update (And Processors)

Hi Greg, Try the following. If the bios update is still running in HPSA, click the Stop button. Close HPSA, restart the notebook, then download the Bios Update from the link below and save it to your Downloads folder. http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp75001-75500/sp75199.exe When the download has completed, close any other open windows and programs, then open your Downloads folder and double-tap the installer to start the process.  The actual flash will occur when the machine restarts - do not interrupt this in any way, even if nothing appears to be happening for a while - when it has completed, the machine will load into Windows as usual. Note:  If the option to Update shows as being 'blocked on this device', you will need to Contact HP regarding this. Regards, DP-K

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I updated my bios on xp using the vista installer (probably a bad idea). Right after I updated, on start-up the system halts. Saying: Unsupported wireless network device detected. System Halted. Right now I can't do anything on it. Some help would be greatly appreciated.













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Answer:System halted after bios update (Y510)

This thread discussed the problem you are experiencing and provides a solution. http://forums.lenovo.com/lnv/board/message?board.id=ideaPad&thread.id=2215

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Hello,

Have a Dell desktop, XPS 8900.

A pop up presumably from Dell says it wants to "update" my System BIOS.

Sounds scary.

Isn't the BIOS the complete "guts" of the OS ?
Whys should an update be necessary ?

Should I do it ?

Thanks,
Bob

Answer:DELL Wants To Update My System BIOS: Questions On, Please ?

The BIOS (Basic Input Output System) is the chip that controls your system during boot up until it is "transferred" to the OS itself.
(That's a nutshell description, but should suffice here).

It is not the OS, but the SW "Guts" of your computer (Motherboard).

Whether or not to upgrade:

First, what does the update correct? They should list that info, or link to it.

In general, I'm the type to always update the BIOS if a new firmware is released, that said though, my mainboard has three separate BIOS's that I can switch to, so if one is borked by an update, or changes I make, I can go back to the original (I leave one on the original for that purpose).

If all is well on your system, you do not have to perform the update at all, and that may be the best advice I can give you, especially if you are questioning it to begin with, but if you are willing to do it, depending on what it may change for your system, it may be worthwhile.

I'll review it and post later, or others may chime in as they see fit.

UPDATE: I checked the Dell site for your system, but don't see an update for today, that's not to say anything malicious is going on, but can you give more details on the pop up?

What version it wants to update you to? Etc.
You could also boot into your BIOS and give us the version you are on, if you are several versions "behind" the most current one, it may also be beneficial to do it, again depending on what I outlined above.

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Hello,

Have a Dell desktop, XPS 8900.

A pop up presumably from Dell says it wants to "update" my System BIOS.

Sounds scary.

Isn't the BIOS the complete "guts" of the OS ?
Whys should an update be necessary ?

Should I do it ?

Thanks,
Bob

Answer:DELL Wants To Update My System BIOS: Questions On, Please ?

The BIOS (Basic Input Output System) is the chip that controls your system during boot up until it is "transferred" to the OS itself.
(That's a nutshell description, but should suffice here).

It is not the OS, but the SW "Guts" of your computer (Motherboard).

Whether or not to upgrade:

First, what does the update correct? They should list that info, or link to it.

In general, I'm the type to always update the BIOS if a new firmware is released, that said though, my mainboard has three separate BIOS's that I can switch to, so if one is borked by an update, or changes I make, I can go back to the original (I leave one on the original for that purpose).

If all is well on your system, you do not have to perform the update at all, and that may be the best advice I can give you, especially if you are questioning it to begin with, but if you are willing to do it, depending on what it may change for your system, it may be worthwhile.

I'll review it and post later, or others may chime in as they see fit.

UPDATE: I checked the Dell site for your system, but don't see an update for today, that's not to say anything malicious is going on, but can you give more details on the pop up?

What version it wants to update you to? Etc.
You could also boot into your BIOS and give us the version you are on, if you are several versions "behind" the most current one, it may also be beneficial to do it, again depending on what I outlined above.

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Hi all, I'm in a bind. I did a clean install of Vista, and then I ran ThinkVantage System Update. It pulled up the BIOS update as a critical issue (among others) and so I consented to install it. The problem is, halfway through the update process, it stopped responding. I gave it two hours, then, thinking that it might be okay (the updater hadn't gotten to "erasing old BIOS" or whatever...) I rebooted it.Four beeps and then nothing. Nothing. I took it to my university's ITS department, and they recommend a system board replacement. I can't afford that.I was wondering if there was a way that I could reflash the BIOS myself, or if I had to send it to depot, what sort of time and cost I am looking at. Can anyone advise me on what I should do?

Answer:Lenovo System Update fried my BIOS... What can I do?

Hello youŽre not alone, seems there are common problems with new bios update.Please look here RegardsAndreas

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Once I got it booting I did some Windows updates, then did the Thinkpad System Update to update drivers as per what Lenovo was saying needed updating. It included a BIOS update which along with the drivers was done. Now the notebook will not boot. It will turn on, the AC, battery and Power lights come on and thats it, the screen stays black and there is no post.What can I do to make this notebook work again?

Answer:R60 died after run BIOS Thinkpad System Update

Hi Yusufbalash,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
As per the query we understood that you are facing issue with No POST on your ThinkPad R60.
 
Have you checked with performing power drain by removing the power adapter and battery from the system, hold the power button for 15 to 20 seconds do this process for 2 to 3 times and connect only power adapter and check.
 
If you find the issue still persists, then I suggest you to contacts Lenovo technical support of your region and if the system is under warranty please approach any nearby service center.
 
Please click here to contact Lenovo customer support for your region to get the detail of service centers.
 
Hope this helps.
 
Best regards,
Hemanth Kumar





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I am using a Acer Swift 3 Laptop which had a preinstalled coomandline Linux installed.I thought perfect. There ll be no problems at all and i dont have to do any further research.HAHA, the worst laptop i ever bought. I only had problems installing ubuntu. After a long time i found a solution.But that solutions is still crap. Laptop freezes. Mouse suddenly not working and much more problems.Now i thought I give it a try with a bios update to 1.8But what do i see the update is a bloody Windows exe file. Sry i dont use windows and the laptop had a preinstalled linux.So why offer it only for windows?????????I am really really disappointed. The laptop is for my wives business and she makes hell on earth for me.The time I invested already I could easily buy a new laptop.Any help appreciated. Thank you.

Answer:Swift 3 - How Update Bios on Linux System

BIOS flasher is only for windows enviroment, i read someone was able to flash it using a Windows To Go USB flash drive.give it a try:https://www.howtogeek.com/196817/how-to-create-a-windows-to-go-usb-drive-without-the-enterprise-edit... i don't have direct experience, to be honest.

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Received notification from HP Support that there were two uodates to install. First one installed ok but the second updateHP Notebook System Bios (INTEL processors) jusy says installing and has failed to complete after four hours. Notebook is HP 250 G4 Can you assist Best Regads

Answer:HP NOTEBOOK SYSTEM BIOS UPDATE NOT INSTALLING AFTER SEVERAL ...

Hi,Just out of curiosity, why do you want to update BIOS?I wouldn't update BIOS unless it correct some fault present in my machine which can be corrected by the specific update or if new version improves, add new features in to my notebook.Secondly, I'll not update BIOS through HP support assistant software at all.I would do it by downloading directly from HP support page.RegardsVisruth

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I downloaded the F.43 bios update from the support page, but in Firmware management, my board ID is not listed. System ID is 2290, but the update folder only has 0227D, 02291, 0227A, 02299, and 02292. My current version is F.34.

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BIOS update froze for more than an hour, So I foolishly pulled out the battery after trying hard reboot and that didn't work. I think I should try HP system bios update utility, the problem is that I've searched the whole of HP site and I can't find the software in this video: " https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=t3S3KgcT-Ao ". Please where can I find this software for HP 655 e1

Answer:Can't find HP system BIOS update utility for

Hi @zavorfang Welcome to the HP Support forum. Thank you for your post.   Personally, I do not recommend you update the BIOS unless you experience some issues with your existing BIOS and you are sure that the new BIOS will fix it. General recommendation I provide to users/customers is NOT to upgrade BIOS/UEFI unless they experience any kind of specific BIOS/UEFI issue. Updating just for updaing and just for using the latest verson is not solution. Any kind of update (no matter for what and who relesed it) can fix 2 issues but may introduce 10 more issues. Additionally, upgrading the BIOS (for any vendor) poses more risks because BIOS recovery is not that easy as compared to typical software updates IF something goes wrong. Same applies for Windows Updates, OS update, drivers updates, etc - upgrade/update IF you have issues which you know are fixed in the newer version or for some severe security issues. Otherwise, keep the existing version as long as possible.  With regards to the specific question and if you do insist on updating the BIOS and if you really need to do it, please follow these instructions in the official article >>> http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00042629Follow the method "when Windows does not start" >> http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00042629#AbT1 The particular file that you show a video of can be downloaded (product specific) from HP servers/web site >> http://sup... Read more

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Hi,  The BIOS update using HP Support Assistant fails.  When I try to install the update manually, it crashes, and killed my HDMI port. It appears that the Bios is locked, and the option to selsct that option is greyed out. As such, I can't iupdate the BIOS - and CPU performance has been an issue I was concerned about.  It'd be GREAT to install this update. Any ideas?   Thanks! - MT

Answer:HP Notebook System BIOS Update (F.35Ap1)

Hello @elixirrr, Thank you for posting on the HP Forums! I came across your post and want to help you update the BIOS for your HP Envy m7.  Before attempting the update again, try restoring the BIOS. HP Notebook PCs - Restoring the BIOS After the BIOS is restored perform Windows updates and then try the BIOS update through the HP Support Assistant as you were. Microsoft - Windows Update Troubleshooter Please post back with the results! If this information has helped you, click the thumbs up!

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Hi was wired i did a system bios update as my old bios was severely outdated i went to dell site they had a new version it did a 2 step process of flashing to one bios then another to update itself as mine was pretty outdated. upon reboot i got 4 or 5 beeps and then shut down. i called dell who helped me fix that it was some setting that was off. it then rebooted to windows but hung and rebooted itself and i got a bug screen check. i clicked reboot and it load ok. here is the files you requested.

Answer:Windows BSOD after system bios update?

Your mini-dump is pointing to the driver: nvlddmkm.sys which is your nVidia Videocard Drivers: Driver Reference Table

Please un-install your nVidia drivers via the control panel/un-install and then download Driver Fusion to get rid of any remaining traces (nVidia Display). You may have to use Driver Fusion twice or more to remove all traces if you're using the trial version:

Driver Fusion - The Complete Driver Solution

The please re-install your nVidia drivers from here (auto-detect GPU):

Drivers | GeForce

I found some drivers/programs on your system which you should update or un-install/remove if they are un-needed:

PxHlpa64.sys - Sonic CD/DVD driver (used by many different CD/DVD programs): Driver Reference Table
ArcSec.sys - ArcSoft TotalMedia Theatre 5: Driver Reference Table
NTIOLib_X64.sys - MSI Afterburner: Driver Reference Table (Please un-install this, it's a known BSOD maker)
psi_mf.sys - Secunia PSI (Personal Software Inspector) driver: Driver Reference Table

You might want to also update drivers to the latest Windows 8 64bit versions from your PC manufacturers website:

Drivers & Downloads | Dell United States

Please also make sure you have all the Windows 8 updates if you have not done so already.

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I have a 810-170st -  Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4930K CPU @ 3.40GHz, 3401 Mhz, 6 Core(s), 12 Logical Processor(s)desktop that will not recover from sleep mode. From a cold start everything is fine.When it goes to sleep fan runs at full speed intermittenly and monitor will not start back up. With NVIDIA we tried numerous things including updating to the latest driver for Adapter Type    GeForce GTX 770, NVIDIA compatibleI am running Win 10 and have a 4K monitor with display port cable The last suggestion tech at Nvidia had was to update Bios The last published Bios update was for Windows 8 Is there any new one for 10?  

Answer:System Model 810-170st BIOS Update

john_jcb Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums! Sorry, no -- HP only produces Win10 BIOS updates for PC that come preloaded with Win10, and your model did not. One thing that happens a lot to cause this in Win10 is that FastStartup (not to be confused with Fast Boot, which is different) comes ENABLED, and while this new Hibernation option CAN speed up reboots, it can also cause havoc with hybrid sleep and hibernation on some PCs. My suggestion is to check on your PC to see if FastStartup is enabled, and if so Disable it -- and see if that makes a different. There are two ways to disable FastStartup in Win8/10; (1) through the Control Panel, and (2) through an elevated command prompt.Control Panel - Open Control Panel --> Power Options.Select "Choose what the power buttons do"Select "Change settings that are currently unavailable"At the bottom of the Window, under Shutdown settings, uncheck the box regarding fast startupElevated command prompt - run the following command:REG ADD "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\Power" /V HiberbootEnabled /T REG_dWORD /D 0 /FIn both cases, reboot Windows.NOW, FastStartup is disabled.Good Luck

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Hi Folks,I am an absolute beginner to this, so please bear with me.I allowed a relative to upgrade my bios and now my ageing Athlon 2100+ (1.7 GHz, I think it was) is now reported under system info as an Athlon 1500+ 1.3GHzI'm not sure what exactly was done with this upgrade and (relative is now on a gap year round the world trip)Any ideas as to what to do in order to have my pc recognise the correct CPU.Do you need further information - if so what - I have a copy of everest home - which lists a whole pile of system info, which really means nothing to me - if that will help any.Cheers

Answer:Bios Update - System now reports lesser CPU

The most likely cause is that the fsb of the motherboard is running at it's lowest, basic setting. i.e. 100Mhz This would happen after a bios flash and it is usuall to reset it.You would need to go into the bios and change the setting to 133Mhz.If you can post the make and model of the motherboard, via everest. It should be easy to do.

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hello ,
i maya new user for this forum and launching m 1st question on my 1st day it self. i had p4 -845 ASUS mother board(bios ver 1.0), i worngly upated he bios till that system was n't boot. i tryed all options for restore but not succed, kindly help in resoring my desktop to previous worikng condition.

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 I have a Lenovo thinkpad E40 laptop, the mode number is 0578-CTO. About a week ago I tried to installed some driver from lenovo official website, afterward it started to have a boot-up issue--for ~90% chance, the laptop froze at the first screen which displays the big logo "Thinkpad" . It never get beyond this point to the operation system. I installed several drivers but I think it must due to the "ThinkVantage System Update 4.03" since it's the only one has something to do with BIOS, and I never had this problem before. For about 10% chance the laptop was able to get beyond the frozen screen, boot Windows and everything works just fine, all programs, all my files are all functioning appropriately like the laptop has no problem at all. The situation becomes worse and worse with time, and it finally doesn't boot at all today. (After more than 10 hours of trying, finally I got it turned on and I'm not turning it off again) I called Lenovo custome service and they said I need to replace my whole motherboard and it cost at least $575 which is almost the price of this laptop. I think it must be a software issue--the update screwed BIOS somehow. I don't know why thinkcentre post such a software making people incautiously update their BIOS and screw it up. I even want to buy a BIOS chip and replace it myself. So, is their any solution to it? The simplest one I can think of it to install a old-version system update to change my BIOS setting back, but I cann... Read more

Answer:BIOS is screwed by ThinkVantage System Update 4.03

Have you tried reverting back to an earlier restore point?  Here are the steps to do that if you need them:
 
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Restore-system-files-and-settings
 
Let me know if this helps.





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When starting up my computer after shutdown it came up running BIOS update and after completion I no longer have internet or wirelss connection.  Wireless is working for other devices in my home.   Please help!   Thank you.HP Notebook 11085980 - EliteBook 8570pCore i5 3230M / 2.6 GHz - Windows 7 Pro 64-bit / 8 Pro downgrade - pre-installed

Answer:System shutdown came up w/ BIOS Update running and now won't...

Hi!, @mllowry: Welcome, to HP Forum !.  Try with actualization the driver's, from ... http://support.hp.com/us-en/drivers/selfservice/hp-elitebook-8570p-notebook-pc/5212912 For Wireless interfase driver, is necessary what you indicate the P/N (Product Number). You can see, in one tag, in the rear case.

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Hi, we just changed the Systemboard on a T61. After bootup Windows XP we would like to run ThinkVantage SystemUpdate,bit it cannot identify the T61 correctly because the System-Type is not correct in the BIOS. In the past, we were able to update there parameters for example on X-Series Server by booting with an BIOS Update-Disketteand typing in the correct Values. How do we change them on a T61? Thanks in advance Greets Chakoe













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Answer:How to update System-Model and Serialnumber in BIOS on T61

You will need the maintenance disk. It is only available to our field technicians, depot technicians, and IBM/Lenvo business partners. We are NOT allowed to discuss this for security reasons. Hope you understand. If you are a business partner, you're more than welcome to go to the Lenovo business partners website or contact them by phone to assist with that issue. Regards,Mark  





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Hi,I have little problem with my the PC.I want update BIOS.My problem is version System Borad ID.I can not find version bios s 2213.Manual says should be equal System Board IDhttp://support.hp.com/sk-en/document/c00042629http://support.hp.com/cz-cs/drivers/selfservice/hp-15-r000-notebook-pc-series/6875200/model/7185648#...Only exist version System Borad ID0220DO220F0226C02334Where can I look for my version for my Bios.?????Thank you very much for your answer

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biosupdate 3JCN23WW (28.11.2016) for ideapad 510-15IKB ends with "Mount the EFI System Partition fail", if the hdd is formatted with mbr. but it should be possible... or in dos (h2offt.d.exe).

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Hello! My wifi stoped working and I updated all drivers and it didn't work. Then for the last thing I've updated the bios from 9acn28ww to 9acn32ww from the site. It went OK, but now that I try to acess the setup I'm prompted by a system password I didn't set earlier, it was empty. It came with Windows 8 installed, but I was using Windows 7 with MBR partition and now I can't configure to Legacy and nothing... Is there any default password like "password" ? Thanks in advance!

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I have a HP zBook Studio G3 that had the Motherboard replaced and BIOS Updated to N82 01.15.There is an issue with Fans coming at full speed on when you start SolidWorks that was not there beforehand.I had the Fans swapped out by HP but the problem is still there.To eliminate the software I re-imaged the laptop and issue is still there. My customer said the issue was not there before motherboard was replaced. I compared Laptops and the only main difference i can see is BIOS versions.I want to roll it back to N82 01.07 but it won't let me because I get the BIOS Update Denied by System Policy message.I restored the BIOS Settings to Factory Default.Still could not go back to N82 01.07. so I decide to go to the next lowest one.I was able to rollback to N82 01.14 so if I can do that you would imagine the policy at least allows you to go backwards.I went to rollback to N82 01.12 but got denied that to because of system policy.  (There is no 01.13 online)I copied the BIOS Settings from a zBook with the 01.07 version in the hope that all the settings would be the same.The "Lock BIOS Version" is unticked and the "BIOS Roll back Policy" is set to Unrestricted Rollback to older BIOS.When I select "Restricted Rollback to older BIOS" I can set the "Minimum BIOS Version" which I set to 01.07This still would not let me rollback due to the System Policy so I reverted back to  Unrestricted Rollback to older BIOS.In desperation I tried going all the way back to 01.05 but still n... Read more

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