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BIOS prompting for update, even after upgrading to latest update available!

Question: BIOS prompting for update, even after upgrading to latest update available!

I have Thinkcentre A52-8113-Y7G and i have installed new 945 PentiumD but it is giving me messege after POST "processor BIOS update not found" although i have updated my bios with latest update available but still i am getting the same message i upgraded using winphlash provided on site but i have created the bootable CD using ISO image but that CD is not working at all!!! (i think there must be a problem in my creating processor) is there any way to solve this problem? any one help

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Greetings!

I have Acer Aspire 5750G. My current BIOS version is 1.07. The latest version is 1.12.

There are a few versions in between. Should I do incremental updates and reach 1.12 or should I just go direct to 1.12?

Many Thanks!

Answer:BIOS - Incremental updates to latest vrsn or direct update to latest?

Bios updates are cumulative, so you only need the latest.

You also don't need to update the bios unless there is a fix in it/them that fixes an issue you may be having. For the most part updating the bios is as easy as updating a driver, only if a bios update goes wrong you can't roll back to the old and you basically end up with a nice paperweight.

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Hello, i've recently updated my laptop to windows 10 creators update preview, everything works perfiectly but the data protection sensor driver got compability issue. is there any new update for my driver? i've searched the latest driver but not found. pls help me to fix this issue.  Regards,Sumesh

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My bios version is J01 V02.24 When I check on the HP bios downloads I see there is a v02.29 available. But when I try to download and install the install assistant says it may not have installed, try again. When I try again, I dont get a message at all. But if I check system bios is still shows v02.24 I dont understand how to flash the bios and am apprehensive about messing the bios up. Is there a utility that checks and updates or any other way for the novice to upgrade bios without blowing the computer up? Appeciate any help or advice on this. Below is my system bios settings, if that helps any. 

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intel Houston motherboard GA 6WMM7 bios update so my machine will run win 2000. I see from one of the posts the latest is 3 OY but the link goes to Acer computers

Answer:want the latest bios update mine is 3 OC

Why do you need a BIOS update to run Windows 2000?"intel Houston motherboard GA 6WMM7"The GA should be a dead giveaway. It's a Gigabyte board. Did it come out of a Packard Bell? If it did, do NOT use the Gigabyte BIOS.http://www.gigabyte.com/search/sear...http://www.uktsupport.co.uk/pb/mb/p...

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I'm reinstalling my operating system and would like update the whole laptop, but I cannot update my BIOS. I downloaded the latest release (B2.90-WIN-EC1.90) but it keeps telling me that this computer is not supported. What can I do?

I used the notebook detection tool on the website and 'm currently using Windows 7 Pro x86 with BIOS v2.30.
Toshiba Tecra A11-11J (PTSE1E-00E00EDU)

Answer:Re: Tecra A11 - Cannot update latest BIOS

Thread can be closed, I solved the problem by installing the Value Added Package. Which enabled the BIOS setup to execute.

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I keep getting the following error message when it is installing the Bios Update:  C2-Error:  Region is write protectedAnyone know how to fix this problem?

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hi, i'm new here.. n i'm planning to buy this netbook. i just wanna make sure one thing. is the latest bios update for s10-2(ver. 1ACN21WW) has SLIC 2.1 in it ? coz i want to reinstall it with win 7. i read in internet, win 7 needs SLIC 2.1 in it's bios. pls gimme feedbacks about it.. n pls, anyone who had managed reinstalling it with win 7 share ur experience here.. hopefully, like a tutorial.. thx.. EDIT:i'm asking about this, coz i think i have to update the bios, if i want to install win 7.

Answer:[ASK] S10-2 : SLIC ver. in latest bios update

Hi and welcome to lenovo forum,the latest BIOS for S10-2 machine is 21 thats correct ...i prefer to Backup before you install other OS if you want to go back to factory install,after this you can easy install all OS you want ... all works wellWindows 7, or  Vista (iam not really prefer)  ... Linux in many variations ... and naturally XP ... sincerely KalvinKlein-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Want more ? For further information to get the most of your S-Class machine Lenovo Energymanagement  Backup Windows 7   Install help Windows 7 Official Driver Clean XP Install XP Startup Small WebCam Guide Lenovo Easy Capture 

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Hello
 
i have the same notebook DV6700 entertainment....FF751EA#ABU
 
have windows 10 32 bit running ok....does the same caveat apply to windows 10 as 7 re bios update ?
 
andBIOS TypehoenixBIOS Date:March 22nd, 2011BIOS ID:F.34BIOS OEM:F.34Chipset:Athlon 1100 rev 0SuperIO:UnknownMake/Model:Quanta HP Pavilion dv6700 Notebook PC
 
Have F34 also, are there any newer updates, also can't find driver downloads for this notebook under vista..
 
thanks
 
if if I can and do decide to reflash the bios, is there an emergency USB boot I can make to reflash the orig bios in case it fails
 
 

Answer:Latest bios update help (dv6700)

Hi, @Reddwarf4ever : Yes, I would imagine if the BIOS update bricks the notebook on W7, the same would apply to W10 as well. You already have the latest BIOS installed which is F.34, so you don't have to be concerned. http://support.hp.com/us-en/drivers/selfservice/HP-Pavilion-dv6800-Entertainment-Notebook-PC-series/...  

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Which the last version of bios with ati?

My laptop
M40-231 ( PSM40E) ati x600.

Regards,
Michel Marinho

Answer:Need latest BIOS update for my Satellite M40

Hi

The Satellite M40-231 = PSM40E.
This number you should find at the bottom of the unit. Check the label.

For BIOS you should check this site:
http://www.toshiba-tro.de/subpage/bios.html

I have checked it and it?s a BIOS v1.7

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hi all i have an asus crosshair mother board and was told my bios is 2 years old i used the tool asus update but come up no bios updates.
bios at the moment is version asus crosshair acpi bios revision o5o2
just hope u can put my mind at rest
 

Answer:not a problem as such (latest bios update)

Check the Asus site for updated BIOS's. Or click here and click on BIOS. Note there are two newer BIOS's than your original one.
 

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Hello, I have recently upgraded my OS to Windows 7 on my Pavillion Notebook, which is a dv6700, with product number KW097EA#UUW, and with an AMD processor. Its bios version is F.34, and I would like to know if it's the latest bios. Unfortunately I cannot find my computer model on the website, so I'm needing your help. Also, will the latest bios allow me to install more ram? I currently have 2GB.













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Answer:Latest bios update help (dv6700)

Hi: Yes, F.34 is the latest BIOS version and if you have that installed, good. I am going to save you from having to strip your notebook for parts and tossing it in the trash if you try to flash the BIOS after you installed Windows 7. DON'T FLASH THE BIOS IF YOU HAVE INSTALLED WINDOWS 7. There will be a 100% chance of totally bricking your notebook if you do. Below is the link to the support and driver page for your specific notebook model. http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/product?product=3717145&cc=us&dlc=en&lc=en&os=228&query=KW097EA&sw_lang=&tool= As long as the BIOS in your PC is at F.27 or newer, there is no reason that you can't install 4 GB of memory in your notebook right now. I have a dv6810us with the same hardware as yours and I am running W7 64 bit with 4 GB of memory (2 x 2GB of PC2-6400), and it works just fine. If you ever need to flash the BIOS (which you shouldn't ever need to), you will need to reinstall Vista, flash it, and reinstall W7.

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i have bios version f.22 Rev.A already installed on my notebook. However i was wondering if i can install the latest verison provided by hp which is f. 63 Rev.A on my notebook. The supported version in drivers and download for my product is f.22 but i wanted to know if i can install the new bios on my notebook.  here is the link for the bios that i am talking about: http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/detail?swItemId=ob_169818_1#tab-history  

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I have a V5-122P with BIOS 2.02.  I would like to update the BIOS but must first update to version 2.06 but cannot find a file to download.  Any Suggestions as to where I can get version 2.06?

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Hello I would like to ask:I updated my BIOS last night to the latest version. I am on Windows 10, HP Envy x360. I updated it sucessfully and I am not facing any issues as of now. I wasn't facing one before I updated. Everything was going smoothly but I saw in the HP Support Assistant that I have numerous things to update so I clicked it all & updated. When the BIOS finished installing the computer restarted and I continued updating the others (which included the BIOS internal) but in the middle of the update, I stopped it. And it said it's not applicable anymore. I clicked to update again & the other 3 (there was 4 of them including the BIOS internal) updated succesfully. I even contacted support at that same night to let them do the manual update to give me a peace of mind. The technician said I updated it correctly. But what I read on everyp site on the internet that not to update the BIOS. So I am worrying & scared right now because my laptop might encounter problems that weren't there before the update. I am regretting my decision, I am not a techy person and I don't understand the computer world very well yet I decided to update without knowing first what it was. I am very scared of what might happen because of my carelessness.My questions are:1. Will updating the latest version of the BIOS without any problems in the hardware or anything (it was running smoothly, I just recently purchased it) harm the laptop or give problems to the laptop?2. What can I do to... Read more

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Right... So here I am trying to perform miracles with a XFX/NVidia board again. I'm running out of hair to pull out, but I can't afford to get another one right now.

I'm sure the whole world knows that XFX and NVidia aren't buddies anymore, and I know that XFX skimped on the processor TDP ratings to 'save money', but I'm not sure if this problem is a faulty BIOS from XFX or if my chip is failing.. Anybody else still running this board? Perhaps someone can give a second opinion here...

Currently I'm running the v1.6 BIOS, the latest is v1.7. My PC doesn't have any problems with 1.6, I was just trying to see if I could get a Phenom II 740 BE to work on this board. The BIOS flashes without any problems, no errors or warnings or suspicious beeps.. But then the two-digit diagnostic LED on the board goes haywire with 1.7, with 1.6 it shows normal alpha-numeric codes, but on 1.7 the lines are completely mixed up and don't make any legible numbers or letters.

I must admit, other than that, I haven't found any problems.. My 740 BE still didn't work, but I'm not sure if that was also because of the BIOS or not. Has anybody else perhaps tried this BIOS yet...? If not, and you're comfortable with it, could you try it and see? I had no issues flashing back to 1.6 after trying 1.7, so you don't have to worry about being stuck on it if you don't like it...

Answer:XFX 750a SLI - Latest BIOS Update

I just flashed my motherboard (xfx 750a sli) to latest version 1.7 and I am having the same problems with the LED. I also think that my SATA devices have been disabled. Only my IDE drives are recognized. I created a support ticket on MOBO site but no response yet. I was wondering if you could send me the 1.6 ISO so I can reflash my system. Thanks.

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Hi, can anybody tell me which is the latest possible BIOS version for Satellite L300 11M? The drivers page only gives me v.1.50 as an option, but I see that other L300 models have ver. 2.20. Can I use 2.20 for L300 11m or download some other version from somewhere?
The reason I ask is that I want to try to update my CPU. Yes, I know it's not recommended, but as long as it is possible, I want to try. However, I've been told that my laptop model BIOS will only recognize CPUs with up to 3MB cache. That's why I need more up to date BIOS.
Any ideas?

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I want to update my BIOS to the latest version but its soo complicated.

The Asus Update tool is the most disfunctional piece of crap i've ever come across and i've been to the Asus site and downloaded the updates ut dont know how to work them.

I havent got a clue how to do it.

Anyway, i've also had trouble determining my currrent BIOS version.

In my BIOS, it says...

Version: 08.00.09
Build Date: 08/03/04
ID: A0058002

It also says at the bottom...

V02.54 (C) Copyright 1985 - 2003, American Megatrends, Inc.

And in dxdiag window, it says...

BIOS: Rev2.00

Now for f*ck sake, what the bloody hell is that all about???

Anyway, could someone link me to the files I need to update my BIOS to the latest version and how?

Thanks in advance :slurp:



K8V SE Deluxe
Windows XP Pro
 

Answer:How do I update my K8V SE Deluxe BIOS to latest version???

not an answer but after this you'll feel better

I followed the complicated steps.

I'm pretty sure I had the right .rom file, And I'm pretty sure I did everything correctly.

Too bad that the system doesn't start at all...Oh the fans turn on. but screen stays blank.

Now I'm wondering is there anything more I can do...or should I just toss that mobo to trash...

Do-It-Yourself. Yay! :unch:
 

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Talk about confusing. I looked at the latest BIOS update documentation and this is what it says:
 Title: Dell XPS 15 9550 1.2.15 A16 System BIOS
 Subtitle: XPS 15 9550 1.2.18 BIOS
 Version: 01.02.17, 01.02.17
 File Name: XPS_9550_1.2.18.exe
I assume everything should say 18?
JohnD
 

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i wanted to reinstall  windows from an usb stick made on my computer but can not boot from usb i have tried setting up the bios first boot on efi USB  but even later of use the boot menu on novo  shortcut do not appear the booteable usb  on boot menu i have tried with 3  usb sticks and do not get the usb  boot and the most strange thing the set ups that  made on the boot  part on the bios do not get saved and     i link this glitch with the fact that recently i  reinstalled windows and also used the lenovo driver  update service which also contained an update for the bios . best regards Francisco

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I bought windows 8 .1 machine from factory. Then I had local shop install 8.1 on larger ssd. I just performed latest bios update and now machine will not boot. I am sure this is uefi related but I am not knowledgable in that area. The boot parameter returned to me by the shop was "legacy only" and secure boot was disabled.













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Answer:X240 will not boot after latest bios update

When you say "will not boot", can you let me know exactly what happens?
Does green LED on power button come on?
Do you see the ThinkPad logo screen?
Can you press F1 to enter BIOS setup?
 

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Hello,

My computer is a Satellite L10-PSL10E.
The Bios is Phoenix V1.60 dated 21/12/04.
There is a new Bios (v2.80-WIN dated 8/7/07) available on the Toshiba web site .
What is new in that version?
Does it allow to boot on an usb external hard disk or an usb key?

Is it recommanded to install updates if everything is working fine on the computer?

Answer:Need some info about latest Bios update for Satellite L10

If everything works well you don't need new BIOS. Be happy with well running operating system.

If you want to bootup from external HDD to use other operating system it will not work.

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After upgrading to the latest BIOS version FWKT86A provided here; https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/downloads/DS105487 I now recive the following error at every boot; (A7) Me FW Downgrade - Request MeSpiLock Failed  The boot process continues and Windows starts normally, but how do I fix this error message, I can not deploy this BIOS upgrade to all my systems with this error message present. Please provide me with a fix or an updated BIOS that fix this as we are rolling out updates to mitigate the "Spectre" and "Meltdown" issue. What I've tried so far;I've tried to downgrade to the previous BIOS version (FWKT7FA) that I was running before the upgrade, but the issue did not disapear.Upgraded to the latest version again, issue still there.Tried to re-apply latest Intel Management Engine Firmware (11.8.50.3425), issue still there.

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Hello all, The latest BIOS update looks like it is targeted for units with an i3 6006U cpu: Summary of changes==================General Information:1KCN28WW:1. PCR: new CPU(i3-6006U) support:(1) Fix S4 stress issue2. Checksum: 1KCN28WW.IMC -0x5465E40A- (by sum.exe) Now, since my unit has an i3-6100U, does anyone see any need for me to install this BIOS update? Thanks, newlaptop

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I am trying to upgrade the current bios (v1.60) to the latest (v2.10) I downloaded P0054v210.exe but when I try to run it I get the error 'BIOS update is not supported OS....' I have tried XP compatible mode but still no luck. I don't want to have to reinstall XP if possible.

I read elsewhere that installing the Value Added Pack would work but it was already installed. I have now unistalled the VAP and installed it again with no errors reported. Still can't run P0054V210.exe.

However, when I try to run HW Setup from the Toshiba Utilities folder on the Start menu I get "HCI Load Error!!" followed by "SCI Load Error!!" but it then puts up a Setup dialoge box with "General" tab with details of the current Bios version. I have uninstalled and re-installed twice and still get the same problem.

Is this a hardware problem?

Answer:Re: Tecra A9 cannot update to latest BIOS on Windows 7

Hi buddy,

Why you try updating the BIOS?

Is something not ok with your notebook?

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First of all why are there so many BIOS updates in a short time? I get my brand new L40-17S (20/05/08) with the BIOS 1.70, the Tempro software from Toshiba give me the warning to update it to 1.80 that works fine, after a few day's a new warning update it to 1.90 and now 2.00 in June! The problem is that I can't update anymore above 1.80, when I click on the winflash.exe only a short screen and then nothing.

Operating system Windows Vista 32 without SP1

I really want to have the latest BIOS before I install SP1.

Answer:It is impossible to update the latest BIOS for Satellite L40-17S

> First of all why are there so many BIOS updates in a short time?
Who knows? seems Toshiba releases the drivers and BIOS like the Microsoft own Windows patches? do you known a ?Microsoft patch day?? ;)
I think it?s something similar?

Another question;
Is there something wrong with your notebook?
If not, so why a BIOS update?

I?ve got a notebook which is about 3 years old and there are newest BIOS updates for my notebook but I have never done a BIOS update.
It?s not necessary because the machine runs troublefree

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I have an A660 (PSAW3A-07P00R) and am having trouble with later NVIDIA drivers under linux.

There has been some suggestion that the problem that I am having might be addressed by a BIOS update.
I currently have BIOS firmware version 1.9 Is there a later update for the A660 PSAW3A-07P00R?

If so, where might I obtain it?

Answer:Re: Need latest BIOS update for my Satellite A660

Latest BIOS updated are always offered on official Toshiba support page so if you cannot find it there probably it doesn?t exist.

As far as I know Toshiba doesn?t offer any kind of Linux support so all offered stuff is for Windows. All offered BIOS updates are WIN versions so it can be started under running Windows OS and I don?t know how you can do it using Linux.

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I recently updated the BIOS on my z30c pt263e as per advice from the toshiba update application installed on my PC.

Since that update, my LAN (wireless) and bluetooth have been behaving abnormally, including:
Connecting to various wireless networks, but not being able to access the internet. In order to do so, I have to do a wireless troubleshoot in windows, which resets the wifi adapter, then it works againIf I switch between networks (say a wireless, to a hotspot wireless on my phone) it does the same thing. Will connect to the network, but not access the internet, necessitating the same resetBluetooth has started to work abnormally at the same time, including saying my bluetooth keyboard is paired, but it won't recognise any input from my keyboard.

I've since downloaded and reinstalled both the LAN and Bluetooth drivers from the Toshiba website. This has NOT fixed the problem.

If toshiba is not aware or not going to do anything about this, can someone please post a link to the previous BIOS version (which isn't available when I search on the EU support site) so I can at least verify if it was the BIOS update causing the problem

Answer:Portege Z30-C Latest BIOS update causing LAN and BT problem

Could anyone post the immediate prior BIOS for z30c PT263E. The one recently released (24 January) seems to have resulted in me having new Wireless networking, and bluetooth problems.

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After successfully updating my BIOS with the latest from HP I completely borked the BIOS by fiddling around with the settings. Push 'power on' 6 long beeps no video. Then a thought came back from the dim recesses of my mind from the dawn of time...that is about 5 years ago. I carefully(!) pulled the side cover of the machine and extra carefully removed the CMOS Battery (CR2032) and let it sit for 5 minutes. Reassemble, power on, successful boot. Remember this trick so you can tell your great-grandchildren...no wait they'll be quantum computing by telepathy...hmm.

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Hello. I'm trying to update the vulnerable TPM firmware as described here:https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/product_security/LEN-15552using this package:https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/downloads/ds501051 I've already updated BIOS to the latest 1.87 version for now, but the TPM Firmware Update Utility still shows the following message: "Current BIOS does not support the TPM firmware update. You have to update BIOS to the latest version."The following message is also available in log file: [2017/10/18 19:22:55] TpmUpdt64.exe version 1.0.0.0OS = Windows 10 64bitChecking TPM status.TpmFwChk TpmStatus: 1TPM Manufacturer: InfineonCurrent TPM Firmware Version: 7.61Error : Current BIOS does not support TPM firwmare update. Error code = -4 Currenlty I'm using Windows 10 x64 Build 15063.674

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There's a BIOS update for my Yoga 720-15IKB, dated 01.08.2017, version 4MCN23WW: http://pcsupport.lenovo.com/de/de/products/laptops-and-netbooks/yoga-series/yoga-720-15ikb/downloads... The changelog says: 1. Update MCU to M2A906E9_0000005D_0000005E.
2. Modify SAMSUNG MZVLB512HAJQ-000L2 CTLE value.Can anybody tell me what that means? Would be much appreciated! 

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HI every one

i have laptop
Model A660-17M
Version PSAW3E-06P00WAR
Bios version 2.30

And every time i run bios agent plus program he show me that there is a newer bios update
and when i check Toshiba drivers he show me the same bios update that i run it now

Look to this photo i took it from bios agent web page
[http://store1.up-00.com/2014-08/1407327946181.png]

i hope you can give me the latest bios update

Answer:I need the latest BIOS update for Satellite A660 PSAW3E

>And every time i run bios agent plus program he show me that there is a newer bios update

The ?bios agent plus program? is an 3rd part software and not Toshiba certified application.

Furthermore the all latest BIOS updates for Toshiba EU notebook models can be downloaded from the Toshiba EU driver page.

I checked this page and the BIOS 2.30 is the latest BIOS released for this model and this means that your BIOS is already up to date.

Lat but not least Toshiba provide own sofware called Toshiba Service Station and this tool notifies you about the real latest updates

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hi, i have a lenovo b590 laptop (20208 type) with i3 3110m and nvidia gt720m and whenever i try to update the BIOS using the latest BIOS version available on the lenovo drivers download page , i get the following error: https://i.imgur.com/lKMLQV9.pnghttps://i.imgur.com/OkY9aQy.png this is the actual BIOS version on the laptop: https://i.imgur.com/1Tvib3d.jpg  how can i update the BIOS on it? i guess the problem is that the allready running BIOS is H1ETXXXX version and on the lenovo drivers download page is only the H9ETXXXX version which i guess isn't compatible with the 20208 version of the laptop and shows the "machine does not match with this bios" error. forgot to mention that my OS is windows 7 x64 on which i tried to run the bios update.  also will this laptop model gonna receive any new bios updates especially regarding the newly discovered intel security flaws or it's completely abandoned allready in terms of support?

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I have a Dell XPS 9550 laptop, and I've recently made two BIOS updates. The one 1.3.something, and now I have 1.4.0
They both had the same terrible issue.
It seems like the processor cooling policy is completely broken.
My laptop's fans never go to silent mode now. They always run, with pretty high speed and noise. Even when CPU is totally idle, or loaded on about 1-5%
Before these updates my Dell never ever turned on the fans with this kind of CPU load, staying completely silent.

If this is BIOS's issue, I'd like to ask Dell engineers to fix it and push new update.
If there is anything I can do myself to fix it, I would highly appreciate any help.
Thank you!

Answer:XPS 15, latest BIOS update ruined the cooling system.

Below are what those two BIOS addressed. I do not see anything specifically dealing with cooling.
XPS_9550_1.4.0.exe9/15/171. Fixes system defense with wireless parameter will cause ME failure2. System stability enhancements3. To prevent user update ME Firmware to blacklist 11.6 ME firmware 4. Correct error message in Excalibur5. Fix Bitlocker issue on Win7 ultimate/enterprise
XPS_9550_1.3.0.exe8/28/171. Enhance dock's audio performance
You can try to down flash to 1.2.29. But, the system may not let you. It might say you have a newer BIOS and not allow it. Give it a shot.
XPS_9550_1.2.29.exe8/1/171. Fixed a potential security issue with Bootguard code integrity chaining enforcement".2. Fixed a potential security issue with the Support Assist PreBoot feature3. Updated processor microcode4. Update Computrace 9575. Support Win10 RS2 Enterprise6. Enhance NVME support and reduce noise

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I started BIOS update from TEMPRO.
After 39% updateing it just froze for hours.
I rebooted and now i have black screen, no activity at all!
Keybord lights work and also powwer button, but nothing more!!
Anyone with same or similar problems?
I suspect my BIOS is crashed and i needv to reflash or re install somehow.
Can't find anything about recovery BIOS disk or some kind of help from INSYDE or TOSHIBA!
Anyone with same problem or similar that have some ideas what to do?
Thanks

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Hi everyone,I have a severe problem (I guess) after the latest BIOS Update. Windows 7 freezes during startup.I own a 64-bit Lenovo FLex 2 15D with AMD A6-6310 and R4, 4GB RAM and a SSHD (8GBSSH). I purchased it without OS and installed Windows 7 - which worked fine so far.I yesterday updated the BIOS with version 9FCN23WW (for Win7 and Win8), the latest BIOS update. A mistake, it seems.After Reboot, I first had to disable Secure Boot in the BIOS, because it would not let me boot at all. I figured out how to get into the BIOS-Setup to disable this (press Enter 2x, press Tab when in the Boot Menu to access the "Apps Menu", then "SETUP" - just in case this helps someone).Now Win7 begins to start up, but freezes during the startup process (the splash screen with the win flag freezes and looks a bit strange. I used the "protected mode" Windows Startup and saw that the process always hangs when loading "amdkmpfd.sys".That is basically it.I guess I have to find a way to re-install the previous version of the BIOS, but I have no idea how!Any idea?!.......Now about what I did to fix this (poor, but I tried):If I try to start from a Win7 installation CD-ROM (actually it is one for Dell PCs, but I guess that is not the problem) and press a key to boot from CD, Windows loads files, shows "Starting Windows"  and at a certain point again just freezes. When I -do not- press a key, WIndows Boot Manager shows up and mentions that "Windows failed to start (etc.)" "File: \EFI\Microsoft\Boo... Read more

Answer:Boot Fail after latest BIOS Update on Flex 2-15D

I found our the solution to my problem with the help of SebastianLenovo ... In the BIOS / Boot Mode, I switched back from "UEFI" to "Legacy". That's it. That simple. The BIOS Upgrade routine just did not transfer that setting from the old BIOS to the new. Given the fact that 1. I did not change that setting, so it is default and 2. it would have been easy to avoid, if the BIOS update routine would be well programmed to transfer the current BIOS settings to the new, upgraded BIOS ... Anyway a strange situation that a 64-bit system has a 32-bit BIOS. Actually no Linux distribution (except FatDog and rescue systems) are able to deal with it - Linux only running as a Virtual Machine under Windows. I think this is inappropriate and really taking away a part of the fun if you can not run this laptop as a dual boot system. Thanks to Sebastian and I hope this solution helps someone in the future... Regards, Tristam.

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I am wondering how to process clean instalation of Windows Vista after my bios is updated to 1.20-1.01.In the latest official graphic driver update manual it is wrtten to install graphic driver before updating the bios.During clean install in my case I will have to install this graphic driver over bios 1.20-1.01 what is against the previous manual.Any suggestions are welcome. 





W500, 4058 CTO, W7 x64 Clean Install, ATI CC 10.8, discrete graphics only, latest bios and drivers.

Answer:OS clean installation process after latest Bios update

Hi Northmilo,  Read this guide line by line until you understand it first.Then read the Clean Install Guide (Works for 32-bit or 64-bit) yet again then begin. By reading first you will learn how to walk before you can run, by implementing these processes.        I hope this helps youMessage Edited by Manuel_A on 01-29-2009 02:55 PMMessage Edited by Manuel_A on 01-29-2009 03:22 PMMessage Edited by Manuel_A on 01-29-2009 03:23 PM





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Hi,The same situation on three computers WITHOUT rear fan.After bios update to latest version (02.46 Rev.A) I reciving on every boot error 512-rear chassis fan not detected.So, the problem is definitely with bios, anybody have similar problem?

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Has anyone with this board tried this bios update? I believe the version # is 2205. Is it mainly important just for upgrading to the new 5th. Gen. processors or, is there benefits for the 4th. Gen. i7 4790k also? Thanks!

Answer:latest bios update for asus z97-a motherboard Questions

I own the Asus Z97-A motherboard and my instruction manual says not to upgrade the BIOS if my system is running smoothly. The manual clearly states to upgrade BIOS only when you have to, thus I have never upgraded my BIOS.

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Few months back I got a Lenovo ThinkPad P40, it has been working just fine untill the latest BIOS update from Lenovo Companion (R05ET72W 1.50).  Since I use it for work, it is connected to power all the time. I have disabled Sleep & hibernation when plugged-in. When I leave the workstation, I usually just lock the machine (Win + L), so that I can access the laptop from home.  After the latest BIOS update, when I get back to work in the morning, ThinkPad does not wake up no mater what button I press. Opening the lid, shows a black screen, does not respond to anything. The red light on the "ThinkPad" logo is lit.  All I can do is hold the power button for 5 sec and re-power. This is horrible, as it will sonner or later corrupt my Windows installation.  I've had to do this now 3 days in a row, after the BIOS update.  I've updated all drivers and ran Windows 10 update. The EventViewer shows only this:"The previous system shutdown at 5:56:01 AM on ?11/?5/?2017 was unexpected." But I ran the force shut-down at 8:30 AM...

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This post is primarily focused on Fruitbat because he posted the link which has taken me to this point in my saga but anyone is welcome to join in especially if they have a knowledge of Dos.
Fruitbat,
I followed the instructions in the link you posted and successfully booted from CD and while in Dos told the computer to open the BIOSUPDATE. EXE file. I then got a long list of type which appeared to be lots of instructions for example "update microcode". It finished with a list of four options the last one being: answer YES to any prompt. I presume these instructions were not meant for my immediate use but were part of the update. Then everything stopped. I did not know what to do next. How could I get those instructions up and running? After a while I tried typing 'yes' but it just moved to the next line: nothing happened. So what I need to know is what response do I need to give to make the programme execute all the instructions it listed?
When copying the files onto the boot disc I only copied BIOSUPDATE.EXE. I noticed there was an Autoexec batch file which I ignored. Should I have copied it to the boot disc as well. I just feel I am close to resolving the issue, it is just that I lack the final expertese.
Can you help, Fruitbat?

Answer:trying to Update Bios without Floppy drive: the latest story

Anyone?

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Hi im trying to flash my bios, I need either the wps file or the iso file please help.

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Hello all,

Since the latest BIOS update fro few days ago my laptop stopped entering to sleep mode, before the latest BIOS update everything was excellent.
I will appreciate any help with this issue.

Thanks all...

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My original question was: "Is is absolutely necessary?"; however, see my predicated response below.  Sorry for the confusion.













Solved!

Go to Solution.

Answer:Latest BIOS Update for Lenovo 110-15ISK Type 80UD

Hello all, I actually was looking at an incorrect BIOS update whick was for a V110-15ISK (shown above); however, I actaully have the 110-15ISK Type 80UD laptop which has a different BIOS update available (dated 01/19/2017): Summary of changes
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General Information:

1TCN22WW
Added:
1. Update SATA EQ value of Seagate 2T and Hynix 128 SSD for HW request.

Modified:
1. Workaround disable ODT training Fix Hynix DDR4 4G can not power on issue form HW&Hynix solution. Now, from the description, it looks like this one may be necessary depending on the hard drive model and/or memory brand that is installed; however, I won't know for sure until my laptop is delivered. Sorry for the confusion. Cheers, newlaptop  

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Hi all, after installing the most recent BIOS update via ThinkVantage System Update, the DVI port in my T410s does not work anymore. Nvidia and Intel display drivers are in place, and I also checked the BIOS settings, but to no avail. It appears that the DVI port is no longer recognised by the system at all. Thanks and cheers!

Answer:DVI port not working anymore after latest BIOS update on T410s

Do you mean the DVI port on the docking station?

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Hello. I have ThinkCentre A70-7099-S3A. Flashed the BIOS to the latest from here : http://download.lenovo.com/ibmdl/pub/pc/pccbbs/thinkcentre_bios/9cjy11usa.exe Extract it and flashed it with AFUDOSthe command is : afudos IMAGE9C.ROM /p /b /n /c /x flashing donereboot and my pc beeping twice every boot up into first screen (black bios screen)and can't identify machine IDalso show "FFFFFFFF-FFFF-FFFF-FFFF-FFFFFFFFFFFF" on UID?? but its fine on entering windows 7 please help me bout thisdid i do something wrong on my flashing? regards.raditz.

Answer:ThinkCentre A70-7099 bios update latest, can't detect machine ID

I think your problem is twofold. You used a third-party non-supported flash utility, and you used the windows flash file. Download the CD rom image BIOs update from the Lenovo webstie, burn it to a disk and reflash your system. It will ask you if you want to update the machine type and serial number, answer yes and enter the information as it appears on the case of the A70.

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Hi

Due several problems encounter with update Satellite P100-221 (PSPA6E) Toshiba launch on internet second BIOS update. I download it and I solve problems with my video card and missing keyboard stroke. After a short period they put on drivers page 3 rd BIOS update.

I try to find what ever they change with this new update, but I didn???t found anything. So I decide to update my BIOS again. Now like result my system crash very often when I shut down & restart my computer (blue screen).

Microsoft advised me to reduce video acceleration from video setting.
Maybe someone can explain me why I have this issue?
I use same drivers and software same like in second update
Can I find previous BIOS to rewrite it again, because that one works great with my laptop?

Thanks!

Answer:After latest BIOS update Satellite P100 crashes with BSOD

Which one you uesd before, 1.7 or 2.1 version? I think you can down them in search engine. The lastest version is 2.4.

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I was unable to find any official BIOS update for Lenovo 3000 G410.Only eSupport offers BIOS update for my laptop but for USD 30, and I am not sure they dont request money for nothing.Is there any OFFICIAL BIOS update?  

Answer:Latest BIOS update for Lenovo 3000 G410 needed

A search on the lenovo site seems reveal that BIOS update is not available, see link below.   http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?sitestyle=lenovo&lndocid=MIGR-68891 If you have Phoenix BIOS, you can try the Phoenix official website if there is any BIOS update 

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I have been trying to update the bios on my m93 running Windows 10.  I tried manually doing the install, and the using the system update utility.  every time It crashes, saying "afuwin.exe has stopped working" The event log says the following:Faulting application name: afuwin.exe, version: 0.0.0.0, time stamp: 0x593922fbFaulting module name: afuwin.exe, version: 0.0.0.0, time stamp: 0x593922fbException code: 0xc0000005Fault offset: 0x000016daFaulting process id: 0x1e08Faulting application start time: 0x01d374e8ff406dd1Faulting application path: C:\PROGRA~3\Lenovo\SYSTEM~1\SESSIO~1\REPOSI~1\FBJYCL~1\afuwin.exeFaulting module path: C:\PROGRA~3\Lenovo\SYSTEM~1\SESSIO~1\REPOSI~1\FBJYCL~1\afuwin.exeReport Id: bd417305-c60a-49c9-9842-356df40e9ef8Faulting package full name:Faulting package-relative application ID: I've tried multiple times, restarting, etc, and it keeps crashing.  Any suggestions?

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When I push the mute button nothing happens (the little light doesn't turn on) and when I go into "Control Panel"/"Hardware and Sound" and click on "Lenovo - Microphone Mute" I get a message that says "Error - The service did not respond to the start or control request in a timely fashion." Any suggestions? Thanks.

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I updated the BIOS yesterday and after using it today, i realised that the laptop was heating up, even though i wasn't playing any games. Just watching some videos on youtube using Microsoft Edge. The bottom side of the laptop, the one below the keyboard, felt hotter than usual. Same for the part right above the fan, one where the power button is. Never had an issue before the update as it never used to get hot enough for me to feel it unless I was playing a heavy game. It only gets better if I use the extreme cooling feature, but that shouldn't be the case for regular browsing. Could this BIOS update be the reason for my laptop heating up? Please help. 

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Hi.About half a year ago, I bought the Lenovo ideapad 720S-14IKB. Since day 1, I noticed this problem where the mouse becomes invincible for a few seconds after I open a new tab in the webbrowser or start a new program. Here is a video of it: https://i.imgur.com/FSR05gs.mp4 Futhermore, after installing the latest BIOS update (4VCN41WW), the laptop has started to freeze for a couple of seconds on me every once in a while.  Are these, things that can be fixed by myself? Or should i talk to the store where i bought it about sending it to repair? I live in Denmark, so I have 2 years warrenty. 

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I just bought some ram for my computer, and I'm about to put it in, but crucial.com where I bought it from says it is necessary to update my BIOS first. Due to the complications this could cause, is it really necessary?

I'm about to put in a new video card too, do I need to update the BIOS for that too?

Thanks for any and all information.
 

Answer:Upgrading Ram, do I need to update my BIOS?

is the ram the same as what you have installed allready pc100, pc133, ddr2100 and so on?
 

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Working on a friend's Acer Aspire 5742Z and want to see if it will enjoy Windows 10.
Current BIOS is version 1.60.
Can't find the newest BIOS on Acer site.
Found. A 1.30 version?
But created 2012/11/13

Do you think I should upgrade the BIOS before I attempt a Windows 10 installation? Or should I keep the 1994 BIOS?

s.
 

Answer:Upgrading To Win 10 Should I Update The Bios

Since Acer offers NO drivers for Windows 10, I assume it is not supported on that model.
https://www.acer.com/ac/en/US/content/support-product/3279;-;Aspire+5742Z
https://www.acer.com/ac/en/GB/content/support-product/3279?b=1



As far as the BIOS update, if the computer is working fine, let it alone.



Current BIOS is version 1.60Click to expand...

How did you determine that?
Aside from avoiding BIOS updates unless absolutely necessary, I'd never install a BIOS that was not listed at the manufacturer's site for that model of computer.
 

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Hello, dear Lenovo users. Today, a few hours ago, I decided to update my bios via the following:http://mobilesupport.lenovo.com/in/hi/products/laptops-and-netbooks/ideapad-z-series-laptops/ideapad... After updating, the computer restarted and then suddenly something very unusual displayed on the screen: "Loading files.." with a progressbar, then afterwards the Lenovo logo showed up trying to boot into OneKey Recovery. I assure you that I had all the programs closed, and encountered no issues when I first ran this update. It automatically caused me to restart and began updating. How do I fix this issue? I have really important files in this laptop and I do not want to restore my data to its initial state. I do not mind restoring everything to the very beginning but I need my data for work.

Answer:Z510 - Latest Bios update caused automatic booting to OneKey Recovery

Oh dear. I managed to access the bios by spamming my F2 key, changing the boot mode from UEFI to Legacy, exiting saving changes and then it stopped looping into OneKey Recovery. Afterwards I restarted my computer and entered the bios, changed the boot mode back to UEFI and it still worked. Unusual, but at least it worked. Just incase if anyone encounters this issue as I did, this might help solve it.

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Hi, After updating the Bios to the latest version (30CN71WW), Im facing issues with the Laptop. Most of the time, it will stuckup with the Bios Flash Screen. I need to press and hold the power button for few seconds and turn it off. Then It will stuck up with Windows Loading screen. Again I need to press and hold power button for few seconds. It will load windows correctly on the 3rd attempt. It is happening for few days after updating the bios. Request your help to resolve the issue.  Note: Laptop is still under warranty.Model Number: 59-051028 Thanks

Answer:Boot issue after installing Latest Bios Update(30CN71WW - Version 71) - Y560

latest bios is 71. re-flash the bios update.http://consumersupport.lenovo.com/us/en/DriversDownloads/drivers_list.aspx?CategoryID=661448

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Hello, my computer (HP 4-1105dx) has been giving me some issues and I wish to update the BIOS (the current BIOS is Insyde F.13, 9/4/2012). The only problem is, I recently upgraded from  Windows 8.1 to Windows 10. And HP does not seem to have BIOS updates for this particular computer for Windows 10. Is the BIOS update for Windows 10 anywhere? Could I reliably use the Windows 8.1 download?

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I was getting a system crash with my new GTX 770 when I had a 600w PSU with 34amps on the rail.

So I upgraded my PSU to 750w (CX750M) with 62amps on the rail. The GTX 770 requires that it has 42amps. So my 62amps is enough.

But I'm still getting system crashes when playing a game.

Any solution?
Thank you

Answer:Do I need to download driver or update Bios after upgrading new PSU?

Power supplies do not require a driver and are not affected by the BIOS version.

You may have a different problem. If you can post the error messages from the crash here that may provide some clues, or you could post in the BSOD Help and Support Forum. Follow their posting instructions to get the best help.

Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions

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My friend's Win8 upgrade ( no, really! It was MY FRIEND'S machine, I swear!) halted on an error with an Intel driver issue. The solution was simple, he just needed to update his drivers from the mobo website BEFORE trying to upgrade to Win8. Untold hours of misery trying to track down the error rather than the few minutes of updating his drivers.

Answer:Update your drivers and BIOS BEFORE upgrading to Win8

Things like this are why a clean install is generally recommended.
Sent from my Nokia Lumia 920 using Board Express

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Ever since updating my BIOS I have had issues with all my USB connected Diskdrives, these include thumb drives IOMEGA devices as well as a SSD in a drive toasted. ALl worked before the updates BTW, all of these device work in other machines also. I have tried different ports I have connected them to the ports on the docking station as well as the PC. THe USB ports work they just do not like disk drives at this time. I have tried all of the following: WIthin Device manager delete all of the USB devices , reboot and let them get re built. Witihin device manager do as above then delelte infcache.1 file from windows/system32/driverstore and then reboot, this requils the infcache driver still no good. Now I am considering usinag a older USB driver from the Lenovo webbiste. Mabe someone on this board can offer some additional suggestions, one that is not a option is re-install windows.  

Answer:W530 latest BIOS and other driver update issues specifically Error COde 10 on all USB disk drives

Try checking in a bootable Linux environment to see if it happens there. If it does, it's probably the BIOS, which you can revert to an earlier version. If it doesn't happen, try installing the latest Intel chipset package as found from Intel's Download Center.

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Hi everyone, my setup - Windows 8.1, Intel Dual Band Wireless AC 7260 with Bluetooth integrated.After installing latest Bluetooth package from Intel (via Lenovo System Update), I lost Bluetooth permanently. - I tried to uninstall the driver update, nothing changed.- I tried to restore via Windows Restore Point (I made a fresh restore point before installing these updates), no success... I have noticed that: - When this happened, the fingerprint reader behaved strange - it didn't light up (with green light) at the Windows start, and Windows was asking me for a password instead of fingerprint.- In device manager. Bluetooth category disappeared (I was there before the upgrade - for sure.). but I saw a new unrecognized device which name ended with something like "(Device Enumeration failed)" - this could propably be the Bluetooth card.- The tray icon for Bluetooth disappeared.- The Bluetooth submenu of the System and Devices option in Windows Settings disappeared (and it was there before). - Searching for Bluetooth in Windows 8.1 setting (with Win + W hotkey) athough returned "Configure Bluetooth Devices" or similar, but when I clicked it, it couldn't navigate to that option - just took me to the main settings screen. I had to do a system restore using Linux (fortunately made a full HD image backup of both HDD and SSD drives using Clonezilla - that was the only way to repair this actually - instead of full reinstall of Windows). The only driver that ... Read more

Answer:T440s lost Bluetooth after installing latest update via Lenovo System Update

Noone?

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Hi there

I have a decent FAST internet -- but latest update (only a security update) seems to be taking LONGER than the ENTIRE update I did going from 10162 to 10240.

15 mins and STILL only at 6% ??? for a small security update.

I know my ISP is OK so what gives --anybody else got problems with this update.

Cheers
jimbo

Answer:10240 latest update - longer to download than ENTIRE update from 10162

jimbo45 said:

Hi there

I have a decent FAST internet -- but latest update (only a security update) seems to be taking LONGER than the ENTIRE update I did going from 10162 to 10240.

15 mins and STILL only at 6% ??? for a small security update.

I know my ISP is OK so what gives --anybody else got problems with this update.

Cheers
jimbo



Morning, Jimbo! Did you just do that? Sometimes, this hour of the day, there is a lot of server maintenance going on, and you could have been just caught up in the traffic.

Mine went fast, but that was last night ~ 10:00pm

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Hi, i wanted to know if there is any other way to update windows 7 to latest-present updates via offline / download standalone update installer ?

currently i'm using "monthly roll-up updates " which i understand that i've to install it one after another?
but some, day i've to taken care of many computer (clean install) it's taken too much time by doing so.
is there any install package to update windows 7 to the latest updates to make it 'present' as possible without using windows update (online check for update).

thanks

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I googled the issue and found that this could mean my system reserved partition is full and indeed that is what I found. My C: drive is a 500 GB SSD but the system partition is only 100 MB of which only 3 MB is free.

MS web page has a long convoluted command line "fix" for this (https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3086249) but I was wondering why I couldn't just "shrink" the main C: drive partition and then "extend" the system partition using diskmgmt.msc.

Or is there a better way?

Answer:latest update failed - can't update system reserved partition

Hello Ray Lo,

Yes, potentially you can do this... But I would suggest backup of your SSD, before you try to do anything as such... WRT shrinking and moving partitions! Just in case!

One extra step enforcing security does no hurt, does it?

_nobody_

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This is not such a big deal, but it's getting to be a real annoyance.

Windows 7 keeps prompting me to install the security update for SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 3 (KB970892)

According to my update history, it has been installed successfully 5 times now. Yet every time I start the computer I am notified of an important update and it's always the same one.

What's the deal here? Is there something I can do to stop this. I still want to be notified of future updates.

I'm running W7 64-bit on a new Dell Studio 1555.

Thanks in advance for any advice.

Answer:Win update keeps prompting the same update...

  
Quote: Originally Posted by John Horne


This is not such a big deal, but it's getting to be a real annoyance.

Windows 7 keeps prompting me to install the security update for SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 3 (KB970892)

According to my update history, it has been installed successfully 5 times now. Yet every time I start the computer I am notified of an important update and it's always the same one.

What's the deal here? Is there something I can do to stop this. I still want to be notified of future updates.

I'm running W7 64-bit on a new Dell Studio 1555.

Thanks in advance for any advice.



Hi and welcome

there sure is. when you are logged onto the upgrade site highlight the update and check hide it. it will not be downloaded again

kwen J+

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Not sure when the latest store app update came through, sometime this week but only jus back from hols. Noticed that when checking for updates it now always has a 1 next to the arrow indicating one is available for some app. But there is nothing showing, anyone else notice this? If you manually check get updates and then wait for cycle to finish. Then click on another tab in the app such as home and it'll then always appear. But clicking on it yields no pending updates or updates in motion

Seen this on both our machines across all user accounts

Answer:Latest store update always has 1 next to arrow but no update availble

Same thing is occurring on my machine as well. Just started recently. Can make the "1" disappear by resetting the Store App, but it always keeps coming back.

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Hello everyone I have a problem updating my windows to version 1703 (Currently on 1607). What happened was on my PC there was an update available and decided to update after it restarted I got the screen "working on updates" So I decided to leave it there for a while and did something else when I came back all I saw was a black screen the PC wasn't like restarting or anything. I waited 30 minutes and nothing has changed just black screen so I decided to force turn off my PC and turn it on again my PC was checking for repairs then went back to updating when it got to 87% the update just froze like nothing was moving at all not even the loading thing it's just literally froze I waited an hour and nothing so unfortunately I forced turned off my PC and it restored back to the previous version I look through the update history it says I have updated the windows 10 creators update privacy settings? which was the one I failed and I looked at the version I was and it's still 1607 (screenshots below) and when I try to update it says it's up to date. I am kinda panicking a little and was wondering why is this happening to my gaming computer.

Oh by the way I went to troubleshooting and this is what I got a lot of errors

Update:I ran troubleshooter again and got the same thing "Repair Windows Update Database Corruption" Dang this makes me more panicking. Honestly, I hope this really gets fixed

Answer:Windows Update Failed To Install Latest Update

Hi, just a note on that most recent update:
Upgrading to Creators Update requires installing KB4013214

It seems like the download failed.

Given your repairs, an excellent start, I'd suggest you do this by way of basic checks:
From an admin command prompt
[Windows key + X, click command prompt (admin)]
chkdsk C: /F
Your PC will need to restart.
Post back the result, which you can get after a restart as follows:
How do I see the results of a CHKDSK that ran on boot? - Ask Leo!
Make sure the result is clear or fixed- else do not proceed.

Then from an admin prompt run
sfc /scannow

and post the result (not the whole log).

I would recommend you MANUALLY download the Creator's Upgrade.

Why?
- it lets you create a useful bootable medium with some repair features
- you can use it to do a future clean install or in-place upgrade
- if the upgrade fails, you can repeat it without downloading again.
Download Windows 10 ISO File - Windows 10 Installation Upgrade Tutorials

Now, once you are happy with your disk and integrity of your Windows, please take this precautionary step:
Download and use Macrium Reflect (free) + its boot disk - and you will need a large external disk or similar
and create a disk image (in particular, option Windows Backup).

Then do the upgrade using the iso you have downloaded.
When you upgrade, disconnect any unnecessary peripherals, esp. wireless mouse.

If you end up with an unbootable PC you can then restore it exactly as it was.
Everyone who contribut... Read more

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Please be aware that if you use lenovo update software updating the latest ATI catalyst driver, you may get blue screen crash constantly on windows xp sp2 platform.I recently had encountered this problem on my Thinkpad T60  (X1400 graphic), after several blue screens, I did a fresh system resotre to manufacture state, run all patches and still got the same error.  I finally decided to caputre the whole memory dump and used the windows debugger to trace the file, this is the error message I got in the debuggerBUCKET_ID: 0x7f_d_ati2mtag+102550?I immediately realize that this is cauesd by my latest update from lenovo a week ago. I uninstalled all ATI entries in ADD/Remove software, and restart the windows in normal mode. When windows find new hardware just let windows download the driver from web, so far it solved the problem.Lenovo should do a better job than just shove a copy of ATI driver to the update repository without test it.Also, if you use lenovo system update software updating any one or any combination of the following software: wireless card driver/hot key driver/access connection software, please do not expect it will work right after you run the update. In most castes, your fn+f5 is gonna to break or your access connection cannot load. If you need to update those, just uninstall all of the above components first , restart and use system update to update all of the above in one batch..This problem almost exists from the day one i got my thinkpad, an... Read more

Answer:DO NOT UPDATE THE LATEST ATI DRIVER 8.3 BY LENOVO SYSTEM UPDATE

Hello,first, no :  my book with X1400 works with Ati driver 8.442.3, no crashes so far. Works like a charm.                There must be something wrong with your software installation.second, yes : wlan, access connections and hotkey driver have to be installed in a specific order.But this is explainend on the Lenovo driver side. Though system update often donīt install them in this way.Message Edited by Agotthelf on 03-28-2008 04:02 AM

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I downloaded an optional update for my laptop wireless connection this morning (there seems to be one every month for the Realtek Wirless LAN). My wireless connection now no longer works despite everything. I assume the best thing to do is use the pre installation system restore point?

Answer:Latest Realtek Wireless Update via Windows update

Yes, Realtek are not great @ writing drivers. Good hardware requires good code. They have the same issues with the high def. sound drivers.

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I had upgrading BIOS to latest version (3.00) when I installed linux like mbr method (non uefi). Linux can't be loaded. I can watch something like this:Loading Linux 3.13.0-24-generic ...Loading initial ramdisk ...Can I install BIOS previous version?

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This is really bothering me.

When I'm online, Adobe feels free to launch a popup through the program prompting me to update Acrobat Reader. I choose Cancel (I don't even use the program very often anyways) and then kill AcroRd32.exe in the task manager. But later, it'll popup again (sometimes really soon after) and the cycle continues.

Can I choose to somehow disable this annoying prompt? I don't want to update right now.
 

Answer:Solved: Adobe popup prompting me to update

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I'm staying on IE 8 because of IE 9's lack of a search box. The problem I'm having is that every time I bring up my machine, I get a Windows Update message informing me that I have a critical update to install - the update is IE 9. Each day I uncheck the selection and don't install IE 9. How do I get Windows Update to stop prompting me to install IE 9. Thanks.

Answer:How do I get Windows Update to stop prompting me to install IE9 ?

egertz

Here you go.> Windows Update - Hide or Restore Hidden Updates

Step by step instructions with pictures.
If you decide to install IE9 later you just restore.

Mike

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Hello all,

I'm running Windows 7 Ult x64 and I continue to receive this notification upon startup:

Showing more details:
Any ideas on how to remove? It's quite annoying. Choosing "Hide Update" doesn't work.

Thanks!

Answer:Windows Update Prompting an Upgrade to Tech Preview

See here:

Removing Windows Technical Preview from Windows Update - Super User

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Microsoft has released a package of several updates ,some of them 15 M.B.'s in size ! They where not released as criticial updates however as important updates . Iam still on a dial up internet service and there is no way I can sucessfully download anything over 4-5 MB's without the download not completeing or being corrupt ! For now I have hidden all of the latest updates released . Also Iam having trouble with update KB979909 a 1 M.B. update that downloaded to my system howefever it will not install . How do I remove this update from trying to install everytime I shut down my PC ? Thanks in Advance to All,
NicRic

Answer:Windows Update latest update package ?

Also Iam having trouble with update KB979909KB979909 or KB979906 (.NET Framework update)?

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About an hour ago, my computer updated.However, when I check update history, it only lists previous updates, some a month or more old. I was just curious about what was included in the update.

Answer:Update History Not Displaying Latest Update

If nothing shows in update history, try clicking on 'uninstall updates'. Sometimes this list is more complete. Having said that, I have nothing new in either list.

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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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Hi everyone

Recently I have not been able to access YouTube, Google and Facebook on any of my computers and smartphones.
I tried Malwarebytes but its not picking up anything.
Every time I try to open YouTube, Google or Facebook this is what i get (screenshots attached).
Any other websites apart from the ones above are working as normal.
My pc is running windows XP
Laptop with Windows 7
and 2 Android phones.
Thank You
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 2, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E6550 @ 2.33GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 11
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2035 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) G33/G31 Express Chipset Family, 128 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 715394 MB, Free - 687998 MB;
Motherboard: ,
Antivirus: avast! Antivirus, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 7:26:02 PM, on 5/25/2014
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Sygate\SPF\smc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Ava... Read more

Answer:Network Breach-Prompting IE update, Cant open YouTube and Google

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Hi all,
I head to this section on advise by a Moderator from the Virus/trojan/Spyware Help section.
After cleaning the machine from a rootkit I have this issue:
I removed and then reinstalled SP3 (twice) and after downoading the updates now my pc prompts me to install updates that appear to be already in the system.
The last update haunting me is KB2633952 (before it was KB981793).
After every reboot I have the yellow update icon on the toolbar (down on the left, close to the clock). If start the installation procedure it ends telling me it is impossible to install. I tried to download it directly from Microsoft download center and the result is an installation error: "update cannot be installed as a newer or same timezone has already been installed on the System".
If I search the system I find the update in these directories:
1) C:\Windows\System32\CatRoot\{F750E6C3-38EE-11D1-85E5-00C04FC295EE}
2) C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download\be9e26e54f7a2d73396715001d0e1e17\update
3) C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download.old\be9e26e54f7a2d73396715001d0e1e17\update
4)C:\Windows\Prefetch

Please note that the system now appears to be cleared from malware.

Answer:[SOLVED] Windows update prompting to install updates already installed

Go to Control Panel/Date and Time make sure that your computer is in the Right time zone for your area, and the check box for automatically update for Daylight Savings time is checked. Then go to the Internet Time tab and update your time to the current time. then you can try the Update again.

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To be clear, this is my fault, but I dunno what I broke or how to fix it.
I DLed a program that claimed it could improve my system performance from a trusted source (wasn't malware/spyware) and one of the things it did was turn off automatic updates.  After I while I didn't see any real improvement so I told the program to
undo what it changed then I uninstalled it.  Well, I'm pretty sure it didn't fix this Windows Update thing.  I just wanna know how I can get it working properly again, because every time I restart my computer, it has been turned off again.
I'm using Windows 7.

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Hi folks,
When windows 10 was first released I downloaded it and burned to DVD using the media creation tool from Microsoft.
As windows 10 has now had a major update, and I want to create a DVD with that update on it, without having to reinstall it later, as I have other partitions on my computer to update to 10 as well.
So my query is, does anyone know if I was to download windows 10 32 bit from Microsoft again (using the media creation tool from Microsoft) will it include the latest major update to 10?
Thanks for any help

Answer:Is windows 10 latest big update included in latest media creation tool

Microsoft has made available a download able iso for win 10 1511. If you don't see download link on win pc then try on some other device.. like an android phone or tablet. That's how I got it downloaded and had clean installed. Hope this helps.

EDIT link: Windows 10 ISO

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Hi folks,
When windows 10 was first released I downloaded it and burned to DVD using the media creation tool from Microsoft.
As windows 10 has now had a major update, and I want to create a DVD with that update on it, without having to reinstall it later, as I have other partitions on my computer to update to 10 as well.
So my query is, does anyone know if I was to download windows 10 32 bit from Microsoft again (using the media creation tool from Microsoft) will it include the latest major update to 10?
Thanks for any help

Answer:Is windows 10 latest big update included in latest media creation tool

Microsoft has made available a download able iso for win 10 1511. If you don't see download link on win pc then try on some other device.. like an android phone or tablet. That's how I got it downloaded and had clean installed. Hope this helps.

EDIT link: Windows 10 ISO

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The latest bios update of X1 Tablet (Model:20GG) breaks the sleep (or hibernation) function. I found the tablet sometimes cannot be waken up by pressing the power button after entering connected standby. The version of the flawed BIOS is1.68-1.21 (N1LUJ30W) After rolling the embedded controller version back to 1.20 (N1LUJ29W), the problem no longer exists.

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 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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Lenovo Y580 Bios NOT updating. Stuck on version 2. Latest update on Y580 driver support page - 4.0.
 
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Answer:Lenovo Y580 Bios NOT updating. Stuck on version 2. Latest update on Y580 driver support page - 4.0.

What can I do to resolve this issue?

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I download bios my elitebook 2570p which running windows 10 64bit on this link http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/detail?sp4ts.oid=5284308&swItemId=ob_166366_1&swEnvOid=419...I run the installer, follow the wizzard guide, until the reboot button appeared. after i press the button, the notebook reboot but screen not lit up, just the keyboard leds were lit up.I pressed win + b button but with no luck, caps lock blinking, sometimes numlock also blinking.then i hard reset by removing battery and press the power button for 15 seconds, it become worse because when i plugin the charger, no sign of light charging.  Any help would be appreciated? Thank you very much

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Hi,

My latest windows update won't seem to update properly - it starts then stops and comes up with the following message

Updates were unable to be successfully installed

The following updates were not installed

Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework, Version 1.1 Service Pack 1 (KB886903)

Cheers
 

Answer:Windows XP SP2 won't update the latest update

I didn't try that one, but I had the same thing happen last night when I tried to install a different update. Maybe there's a problem with the updates themselves?
 

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I spent almost an hour updating my phone, it resets and the only thing it shows me is my internet symbols, battery, back arrow, home button, and search button. The rest of the screen is black, no apps no wallpaper. my lock screen wont even work. tried to factory reset and that didnt even work, and whats worse is windows mobile support is for some reason closed on weekends, any ideas, at, all?

Answer:The latest Windows Nokia Lumia update (I assume the windows 10 update) broke my phone, how can I fix it?

Which model? What instance of OS you were running before update? Do U have installed insider app? Are U on slow or fast ring?
However you should Install WPRT and rollback to 8.1?

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