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How are firmware updates delivered?

Q: How are firmware updates delivered?

Do peripheral manufacturers contract with Microsoft to deliver firmware updates via Windows updates? If not, then how are they delivered? Do people like Linksys just wait for customers to call them because their routers fail absent firmware updates?

Let's say I unplug my router for a long time and just run the data directly to my desktop from my cable modem. Wouldn't I miss firmware updates? Assuming I did, they wouldn't just load automatically when I plugged the data line back into the router, right? I would have to go to the Linksys site and download and install new firmware in the router, wouldn't I?

I hope I'm not asking too many questions, but I've rummaged around Wikipedia and run the keywords through this site and I'm still not sure about this.
Thanks for your time and consideration,
B

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Preferred Solution: How are firmware updates delivered?

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: How are firmware updates delivered?

Firmware is not updated automatically, it has to be downloaded and only if it addresses a problem you have
Rule of thumb with firmware is if your hardware is working correctly don't update the firmware.
If you install it incorrectly you can render your hardware useless,

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My main PC is up to date but I have two other PCs to update to the Windows anniversary edition, so I proceeded to do so using Windows Update. However I realised that the un-updated PC was downloading the update from the internet, even though both computers are set to transfer updates over the network. Both computers are connected to a router with gigabit ethernet so it should be much faster than downloading over the internet but that isn't happening.
Please help, I don't want to have to redownload the anniversary update twice more, especially since I have Australian internet.

A:Windows Updates not being delivered over LAN

You raise a good question. I do not know how the windows update works via other networked PCs and I have the same situation in my home. As far as I know all the PC's individually download the updates as required. Maybe this is a feature that W10 has not fully implemented yet. It is also possible that I would never know when it is happening as I do not turn off internet access or track data usage.

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Microsoft is planning to revamp their update delivery method in Windows 10 by implementing peer-to-peer (P2P) technology. Traditionally Windows updates have been delivered through Microsoft's servers only, but by switching to P2P, the load on their servers can be decreased...

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A:Windows 10 updates will be delivered using P2P technology

This can only be a good thing. I really struggle to get Windows updates during normal office hours, after 18H00 it's a breeze.
 

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I installed Win10 Pro from the Media Creation Tool with my valid Product Key and looks like I am running the latest build called Threshold-2. Please can someone verify this below?
10.0.10586 N/A Build 10586

My question is, whenever Microsoft releases a major update for Win10 like Service Packs or whatever its going to be called, will that be updated through the Windows Update section within my current build of Win10 or will MS be continuously updating the Windows 10 Media Creation Tool?

Here is a Scenario >>>

Lets say or suppose that MS will release Windows 10.1 in the future (who knows)...
If so, will I have to purchase another copy of a DVD with Windows 10.1 on it or will that also be updated through the Media Creation Tool or through Windows Updates?

So basically, I want to know how these new major updates or Service Pack releases be delivered when running Win10.

A:Win 10 / How will new Service Packs and Major Updates be Delivered?

For the time being..................
Insider Preview builds will be released to Insiders through Windows Update.
The current build is 11082.

For Windows 10 RTM version.....................
New Windows 10 version will be released via Windows Update and Media Creation Tool and also through Tench Bench.
The current version is 10586.36

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Seeing as W8.1 has "Flash Player" and a PDF reader as part of the OS I wondered how updates for these are delivered. Are they delivered via the normal Windows Update channel or are they as before (in W7/Vista) where the application/s are non OS related and updates are via the appropriate companies own update system ?

A:How are updates for Flash player and PDF reader delivered

I think Flash for Internet Explorer are through Windows Update.

Otherwise---

Adobe - Test Adobe Shockwave Player

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Lenovo, what is the ETA for the AMT/vPro vulnerability fixes as per recent news? INTEL-SA-00075 Detection Guidehttps://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/26755 Specifically, according to Intel:An unprivileged network attacker could gain system privileges to provisioned Intel manageability SKUs: Intel Active Management Technology (AMT) and Intel Standard Manageability (ISM).An unprivileged local attacker could provision manageability features gaining unprivileged network or local system privileges on Intel manageability SKUs: Intel Active Management Technology (AMT), Intel Standard Manageability (ISM), and Intel Small Business Technology (SBT).(from The Register) I see the 2nd gen X-Series just got a ME firmware update but it is the non-patched version as the build versions are less than 3000. For our 4th, 3rd and 2nd gen X-Series we're looking for this versions:     4-gen Core family / 2nd Gen X-Series: 9.5.61.3012 (current 9.5.60.1952)    5-gen Core family / 3rd Gen X-Series: 10.0.55.3000 (current 10.0.50.1004)    6-gen Core family / 4th Gen X-Series: 11.0.25.3001/11.6.27.3264 (current 11.6.25.1229) It is very encouraging that Lenovo still provides ME updates so hopefully we can get the above patched versions soon. Thanks! 

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Hi guys,

I have two dvd writers Pioneer 108 and a Pioneer 111d and I been told to update the firmware for better performance. How do I update the firmware and is it the ok to do. I heard once you update you cant go back.
 

A:Firmware updates

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In README, new firmware version is "W887904". But my SSD current firmware is "3887904"."W887904" and "3887904" are not same. But is it correct that "No new firmware found."? Or Levono utility program can't find firmware file? "No new firmware found." is too hard to understand. I think better, "No need to update firmware...".... Levono utility program can't find firmware file? "Solid State Drive Firmware Update Utility for Windows 10 (64-bit), 8.1 (64-bit), 8 (64-bit), 7 (32-bit, 64-bit) - ThinkPad FWSD48 19 Oct 2018" is not easy to use. 

A:X1 Carbon SSD Current Firmware 3887904, New Firmware is "None", "No new firmware found." is normal?

Welcome to the CommunityWhat's the laptop MTM code?What's the SSD p/n as well its FRU code on the drive sticker?Could you provide the SSD sticker photo?

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Hello,I understand that HP has not release drivers for Windows 10 for this Elitebook. I'm wondering if i can still use the BIOS and Firmware updates listed for Windows 7. I do not have a way to reinstall 7 and run the updates.If so, do I download and run BIOS update followed by the BIOS update UEFI?OS Name Microsoft Windows 10 HomeVersion 10.0.14393 Build 14393Other OS Description  Not AvailableOS Manufacturer Microsoft CorporationSystem Name DESKTOP-G2CEFSHSystem Manufacturer Hewlett-PackardSystem Model HP EliteBook 8460wSystem Type x64-based PCSystem SKU XU744AVProcessor Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2760QM CPU @ 2.40GHz, 2401 Mhz, 4 Core(s), 8 Logical Processor(s)BIOS Version/Date Hewlett-Packard 68SCF Ver. F.27, 6/14/2012SMBIOS Version 2.6Embedded Controller Version 151.75BIOS Mode LegacyBaseBoard Manufacturer Hewlett-PackardBaseBoard Model Not AvailableBaseBoard Name Base BoardPlatform Role MobileSecure Boot State UnsupportedPCR7 Configuration Binding Not PossibleWindows Directory C:\WindowsSystem Directory C:\Windows\system32Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume1Locale United StatesHardware Abstraction Layer Version = "10.0.14393.0"User Name DESKTOP-G2CEFSH\EliteBook 8460w-004Time Zone Pacific Daylight TimeInstalled Physical Memory (RAM) 8.00 GBTotal Physical Memory 7.95 GBAvailable Physical Memory 5.97 GBTotal Virtual Memory 9.8... Read more

A:BIOS and Firmware Updates

Yes you are definitely going to make a brick out of it.Please don't proceed.On running BIOS setup? file, an installation wizard asks you where to install it. So from here you tell it to put it in USB. That's how I do it.

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i have a cd burner that is having a lot of problems and i need a firmware update. (i checked and could not find one at the locations that i know of)

so heres the problem: it can burn on cd-rws, but has trouble reading them.
when i burn a cd-rw, then i load the cd up, the hard drive activity light will stay silig red for at least a minute before it even knows whats on the cd

and it is a new drive. had it for almost a month now.
and it i erase the cd and try to reuse it, i get a buffer underrun the second it starts burning.

and the cd is only readable in the cd burner no matter what i do, i tried all 15 burn settings
and went through quite a few cd-rws
i think i may need a firmware update


 

A:firmware updates trouble

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I'm running a T440s with two type A02 Ultra Docks. My OS is Linux Mint (currently 18.3, shortly to be 19.3). I have one dock (manufactured 14/06) with out of date firmware that I'd like to update to see if it resolves a problem (flickering display when laptop reconnects -- I've been using a KVM switch with two laptops). The newer dock is a replacement which hasn't exhibited the problem. It may be a hardware fault but would like to try a firmware upgrade. How can I do this? (ie., without re-installing Windows just to run this) My laptop doesn't undock properly -- I get a blank screen on both laptop and monitor. I know of but haven't tried the dockd solution available from github; I'll wait until I've tried a newer Linux kernel first. It would be helpful to know from now on what minimum kernel release is required for docking station functionality to work.

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Windows 10 Machine - was having an issue with touch pad so did firmware updates.  Of course there were 17 available because I hadn't done them in a year.  Started the updates and went to bed. Woke up the next morning and it no longer would boot to windows. When I start the machine can see the hard drive spins then goes through a repetitive cycle. https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1jx5MLJnR7uW66ij3CyO5oE-GJ-4DIRxp?usp=sharing One of the possible updates was an SSD update? Have no idea what to do now. Have some files I'd really like back......terrible mistake.Open to any ideas. I've even tried to do a data recover with Easeus but the drive won't initialize. 

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Hello,

Well, I have a Yamaha CRW2100E CD creator (16-10-40). I was very pleased when I had purchased it, some 5 months ago. About a month ago, however, it began displaying whimsical behavior - for starters, it wouldn't recognize Samsung blank CDs. It used to, but... now I have 25 Samsung coasters on my desk. Then, it began refusing to read disks just created with it, though they could be read by other CD ROMs (this happened only with blank CDs of a particular manufacturer).

I feel this is only the beginning. I went to the shop that sold it to me (#[email protected]#*&%^@!%[email protected]#$%!!!!). The guy there suggested that I go to Yamaha's site and install a Firmware update to my CD burner from there.

Now, as I understand, the potential for causing damage with Firmware upgrades is great. Guess it would be a good idea to try reinstalling the driver first, or installing a newer version of it, but say it failes, what do you guys have to say about Firmware updates? Recommended? Any caveats I should know about?

Thanks,
Daniel.
 

A:Yamaha CD Writer - Firmware Updates

Iíve never had problems nor do you hear of many from installing firmware. It isnít a very chancy operation if you follow the directions. I would do that first. Acer is the only manufacturer I have ever seen recommend not flashing the firmware unless you have a problem. Most recommend you keep up with the firmware updates even if you arenít having problems Ė an indication they consider it safe.

That burner isnít Yamahaís best effort. It has a smoke and mirrors fake burn-proof, it is the only 16X burner I know of that isnít true 16X and it is so noisy your neighbors probably know when you are using it. With their 20X they went to a true burn-proof, quieted it down and everyone had to go to zone-CLV by 20X.

I donít understand how it can make a Samsung coaster if it wonít recognize the CD. Firmware often fixes the sort of problems you are having though. Get the latest update for your software as well.
 

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I see updates for the Thunderbolt Controller and driver have been released. I see nothing about any "fixes" in the release notes, only "enhancements". This is a little disconcerting since there have been a number of issues with the Thunderbolt controller. A manufacturer of a new Thunderbolt 3 dock has discovered problems with it. Will this controller or any related BIOS settings be fixed?
JohnD

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If I understand this right, once a printer updates the firmware to a new version, then it is stored within the printers memory and can not be rolled back to a previous version. How do I insure that my printer can not install software updates. If I do not see the brand name, such as Cannon, listed in the items allowed through my Windows firewall is that good enough? Or could an update sneak through a program like Bonjour?
Can I just remove Bonjour? I think that I do not use it for anything?
Please advise if I have this thread in the wrong sub-forum. Thanks.
Carl

A:Firmware updates from printer not wanted.

What model printer, most will not update firmware without asking you unless its software/drivers have a component that is set to look and do it automatically and you can normally turn that off. Also you should mark your thread as unsolved unless it is.

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I have just pronounced my cd-re-writer as clinically dead.

It was not victim of impatience or bad temper, abuse or intentional neglect...but of a bad decision using a firmware update without any prior knowledge of the impact of the wrong firmware.

Instead of using the original compaq firmware update I used one from a driver site that was for the BRAND of cd-RW. I followed the steps and now my cd-rom will not communicate with my computer....the chip has been damaged or corrupted from the firmware update...time to get my wallet out!!!!!!!!

Advise from experience
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!!!CAUTION!!! READ CAREFULLY !!!CAUTION!!!

IF YOUR COMPUTER IS AN OEM SUCH AS DELL, COMPAQ, HP ETC. GO TO THE OFFICIAL WEB SITE FOR YOUR MANUFACTURER AND CHECK THEIR SITE FOR FIRMWARE UPDATES. IF THEY DO NOT HAVE ONE IT IS UNLIKELY THAT ONE IS AVAILABLE FOR YOUR COMPUTER.

AVOID VISITING THIRD PARTY SITES FOR UPDATES AS THE DRIVERS ASSOCIATED WITH YOUR HARDWARE MAY SERIOUSLY DAMAGE THE DEVICE TO THE POINT OF REPLACMENT IF YOU GET IT WRONG.

MY CD ROM IS NON-OPERATIONAL DUE TO INCORRECT FIRMWARE DESPITE THE DRIVER COMING FROM THE SAME MANUFACTURER AS THE DEVICE AND THE EXACT SAME MODEL NUMBER OF THE DEVICE.

MY CD-ROM IS NOT RECOGNISED BY MY PC AT ANY STAGE OF THE START-UP PROCESS NOR IN WI... Read more

A:DANGER USING FIRMWARE UPDATES FOR HARDWARE

Do yourself a favor and purchase a DVD Burner.

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I'm just wondering if you update your firmware on your ssd drive does it wipe it?
 

A:ssd firmware updates wipe ssd drive?

In some cases it does wipe out all data on the drive. The notes/instructions for the firmware should inform you if it does.
 

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Hello,

My Satellite X200 was running Vista and I installed Win7 myself. I also installed Tempro.

Now Tempro offers me 4 firmware updates dating back from 2008. The readme text warns me to check the FW version first using Toshiba disk creator.

But I don't have this program installed any more and I don't know where to find the FW version without it.

Should I install Toshiba disk creator first (but I didn't find a Win7 version for my x200) ?

Or can I go ahead and install the updates without checking the FW version ?

Thank you very much for your advice
Nicole Rosset

A:Satellite X200 - Which firmware updates should I install ?

Hi NicoleRosset,

From my own experience I can say forget the firmware updates of CD/DVD drive. I never did such an update because it?s not necessary if the drive runs properly. So if you don?t have any problems with your CD/DVD drive, just ignore the TEMPRO message.

I hope I could help :)

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I'm trying to update my firmware on my laptop but whenever I open the .exe file and extract it, it opens to this. If I try to do anything I am prompted for a password.

A:Dell Inspiron 13 5368 Firmware Updates

Laptops rarely--almost never need firmware updates or driver updates. Any updates should come directly from Dell Support--sign up for notifications. Drivers are customized by Dell so only Dell drivers should be used.

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How long does Lenovo produce firmware updates for a specific model of laptop?  I have T570 and T580 series laptops.  Trying to determine what is the timeline at which I need to replace the hardware if there are no firmware updates to address security vulnerabilities. Certain cellphones for example will only produce firmware updates for three years after the product is introduced.  After that there will be no security related updates.

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710-14IKB with WIndows 10 Pro.I just wanted to post back on my experience with the update mess that accompanied this laptop release. Until 15 minutes ago, I was running on BIOS v2.01 but Windows showed that something wrong with the driver for 'Lenovo UEFI System Firmware 1.28' in device manager. Following Windows' suggestion I let it search for an update. It said the one currently installed is the best. In 'Devices and Printers' I let Windows 'troubleshoot' the laptop. It said the same thing but offered to reinstall the same drivers. After a reboot, I still got the same warning about the Firmware 1.28. Then I noticed that a newer BIOS version was available (v2.03). I installed the BIOS update and rebooted (with fingers crossed). After the reboot it STILL showed an issue with the Firmware 1.28 BUT after letting it reinstall again the error went away!!! So it looks like they are tied together. the Firmware reinstall didn't work until I had BIOS v2.03 installed. What do *I* take away from all of this?Lenovo really needs to work on its QA. Just booting up any one of these laptops with v2.00 or earlier BIOS would have shown anyone who isn't deaf that it's NOT ready to ship. Then we've got this firmware-BIOS-driver dance to get everything working properly without errors. My guess is that Lenovo performed little to no time testing when the new (IKB) versions came out, relying on the same drivers and firmware that worked for the old (ISK) model. Note, for those who are... Read more

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Hello, I received the mail from Lenovo about the Thunderbolt Software and Firmware updates but from the documentation[1], I see the software update is only available for Windows 10. Is Linux affected? Should I update only the firmware? [1] https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/it/en/solutions/ht508988

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Hi I cant seem to locate a fix for my lenovo t480. I cannot get any usb ports to register through the dock. I have tried reinstalling usb drivers through device manger, updating dock firmware, updating all lenovo system drivers , changing power adaptor through the dock and re seating it multiple times. I have other t480's that work on this dock. The usb's work fine on the actual laptop just not the dock. Any help would be apreciated. Thank you!

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Have searched and searched for this writer info but found nothing. This is a burner in a T3302 E Machines tower. About 3 months ago I burned a backup of her hard drive to CDs using an older Acronis TI version. I have now acquired and installed Acronis TrueImage 9.0.0.3677 and tried to burn to DVD media. Won't do it so I tried to find any firmware updates; can't even find the burner on the web; which is IDE\CDRom HL-DT-ST RW/DVD GCC44828. Any help anyone? As usual TIA.
Oh, and I tried 2 different media; including TDK.
She runs WinXP Pro SP2 also.
 

A:FIRMWARE updates for DVD/CDRW in wife's T3302 tower

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I've updated the bios on motherboards and dvd burners but, I'm not sure if I have the most up to date firmware/drivers and am not sure how to go about doing it on this ssd any help will be appreciated Thanks! SAMSUNG 840 Series MZ-7TD120BW 2.5" 120GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) - Newegg.com

A:latest firmware/driver updates for my Samsung 840 120GB SSD

How long ago did you buy this drive? I bought the exact same thing about three months ago and it has the most up-to-date firmware available.

Jerry

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ROCA (CVE-2017-15361) has been out for some time and yet I have not seen, unlike most all other major PC manufacturers, ANYTHING on any MS website concerning a firmware patch for ROCA.


No updates, ETAs, We're working on it, etc.  It seems to me that they hope it just stay quiet.


I did, however, open a ticket with MS Support and was told by the Escalation tech that ROCA and the Intel J-Tag vulnerabilities were considered to be LOW RISK and would be patched eventually, no ETA.  This was after the various front line staff I spoke
with had no idea what I was talking about.


I'm hoping someone on here has heard or read something from Microsoft to help restore some confidence in the brand.  I'm definitely considering a strong suggestion to stay away from MS hardware.

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Our organisation is ready to update Critical Intel Thunderbolt Software and Firmware Updates for Thinkpads with Vantage and Update retriever from local repository.  We downloaded everything releaded TB3 for X and T series. We put them Active from Test-status.  Thinkpads have Vantage versio 4 or 20, mostly 20 (Enterprise versio). Vantage do not show this TB3 fw update for any model we have. UEFI fw is showing like drivers we have Active-status. Why TB3 fw is not showing? How to fix this?

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I've been asked to bring the below linked to service tip to peoples' attention; the updates are being distributed through Lenovo Vantage but we do know there are systems which may not have Vantage installed through choice or corporate image policies.If you own / use a ThinkPad with USB-C or Thunderbolt controllers please visit this service tip:https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/sk/en/solutions/ht508988

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I run Ubuntu on my X1 tablet, and in general it's been great. (I completed removed Windows). However the digitizer pen jumps around in one particular part of my screen, and the touchscreen works only intermittently. I thought from another thread that this was perhaps a firmware issue, and decided it was a good idea to update my firmware anyway. So I made a USB stick with Windows PE on it (I also tried Windows Recovery), booted into it, and went to run the executables I downloaded here. But when I try to run them (from the Windows command line, which is my only option) I get, for example: This version of C:\Updates\n17wn01w.exe is not compatible with the version of Windows you're running. Check your computer's system information and then contact the software publisher. Only one executable ran, and it was the TPM Firmware Update utility, in particular "TpmFlash64.exe". It told me there was nothing for it to update.I get the following from running ``ver``: Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.17134.1] So I don't understand why the executables labeled Windows 10 on the Lenovo website won't run. My last idea was to build a x86 instead of amd64 Windows flash drive, in hopes that that would somehow fix things, but the X1 Tablet can't boot in Legacy mode, so I can't even get that to run. Any input would be greatly appreciated! I'm pretty disappointed that my touchscreen isn't working correctly. In any case it seems like a good idea to be able to update my firmware... Read more

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Hello, As informed, Critical Intel Thunderbolt Software and Firmware Updates - ThinkPad, were released, but only the software was put into the third party catalog in SCCM. Is there a reason for this? Can it be expected the firmware piece will not be added to the third party catalog? it seems odd only half the solution would be added. ie: n22th06w.exeThunderbolt Firmware Update UtilityVersion:17.0.0.3-N22TF16W please confirm? thanks in advance,Sean

A:Critical Intel Thunderbolt Firmware Updates not available in 3rd party catalog

just to add more info. It would appear the driver availability is sporadic at best based on the article ID's listed for each model in the 3rd party catalog   Can we expect this to be cleaned up? https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/sk/en/solutions/ht508988 Thanks,Sean

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I've been asked to bring the below linked to service tip to peoples' attention; the updates are being distributed through Lenovo Vantage but we do know there are systems which may not have Vantage installed through choice or corporate image policies.If you own / use a ThinkPad with USB-C or Thunderbolt controllers please visit this service tip:https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/sk/en/solutions/ht508988

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I've been asked to bring the below linked to service tip to peoples' attention; the updates are being distributed through Lenovo Vantage but we do know there are systems which may not have Vantage installed through choice or corporate image policies.
 
If you own / use a ThinkPad with USB-C or Thunderbolt controllers please visit this service tip:https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/sk/en/solutions/ht508988
 
 

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This is a critical updates and I would like to integrate into my SCCM OSD task sequence and wondering if anyone else has done this step if so please share, not sure if it requires a restart for both driver and firmware. https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/ht508988 Thank you, Bob

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I've been asked to bring the below linked to service tip to peoples' attention; the updates are being distributed through Lenovo Vantage but we do know there are systems which may not have Vantage installed through choice or corporate image policies.If you own / use a ThinkPad with USB-C or Thunderbolt controllers please visit this service tip:https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/sk/en/solutions/ht508988

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I've been asked to bring the below linked to service tip to peoples' attention; the updates are being distributed through Lenovo Vantage but we do know there are systems which may not have Vantage installed through choice or corporate image policies.If you own / use a ThinkPad with USB-C or Thunderbolt controllers please visit this service tip:https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/sk/en/solutions/ht508988

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Thank you all in advance who decide to help me or even just read my posts, I must preface my request for help with the following disclaimer. I at one time was fairly competent with computers but after several head traumas and other injuries have taken their toll and I get frustrated and confused at times over the most simple of issues yet breeze through more complex ones.

My system spec page is current as of yesterday. Now onto my current issues.

Recent Changes by me in the last week
--- Installed NVIDIA Graphics Driver 347.88 on Thu 19Mar14 (successfully)
--- Installed HD Audio Driver 1.3.33.0 on Thu 19Mar14 (successfully)
--- Uninstalled Kaspersky 3.0 on Thu 19Mar14 (unknown success)
--- Attempted to update and/or reinstall Firmware and driver files from Gigabyte website.
-- 1st recent attempt on Thu 19Mar14
-- 2nd recent attempt on Fri 20Mar14 -
-VIA Envy HD Audio driver -- Successfully
-Intel Management Engine Interface -- Questionable Success
-Intel INF Instalation -- Failure to install Failure to rollback
-Atheros LAN driver -- Failed install failed reboot until Win7 USB drive used
--- Reinstalled with dubious success Kaspersky 3.0 Pure on Sun 22Mar14 after system booted 'normally'
System then crashed and rebooted to a CHKDSK with multiple errors.
--- Boot Memory check with enhanced settings, cache on and 3 passes claim no errors.

Major recurring or major interment issues since Thu 19Mar14
--- Windows Installer Inoperable
-- Unable t... Read more

A:Multiple Issues, Win Installer Inoperable. Recent firmware updates.

You must have had a blackout, please post your problems, we advise 1 problem per thread in the proper forum

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Regarding the nice note pinned on Thunderbolt. I ran System Update on my P51 and no driver was offered, is there a delay to the roll out? I have had USB-C thunderbolt issues on my E570, can I expect similar updates on E570? It was not in the page but share the same controller? Can we expect any update on P50 as well?  

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I've been asked to bring the below linked to service tip to peoples' attention; the updates are being distributed through Lenovo Vantage but we do know there are systems which may not have Vantage installed through choice or corporate image policies.If you own / use a ThinkPad with USB-C or Thunderbolt controllers please visit this service tip:https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/sk/en/solutions/ht508988

A:Updated! - Critical Intel Thunderbolt Software and Firmware Updates - ThinkPad

The above document was updated on 2019-11-05 with some addition ThinkPad types. If you have previously checked the document, and your system was not listed, please check again. Thank you

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I've been asked to bring the below linked to service tip to peoples' attention; the updates are being distributed through Lenovo Vantage but we do know there are systems which may not have Vantage installed through choice or corporate image policies.If you own / use a ThinkPad with USB-C or Thunderbolt controllers please visit this service tip:https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/sk/en/solutions/ht508988

A:Updated! - Critical Intel Thunderbolt Software and Firmware Updates - ThinkPad

The above document was updated on 2019-11-05 with some addition ThinkPad types. If you have previously checked the document, and your system was not listed, please check again. Thank you

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RELEVANCY SCORE 47.2

I've been asked to bring the below linked to service tip to peoples' attention; the updates are being distributed through Lenovo Vantage but we do know there are systems which may not have Vantage installed through choice or corporate image policies.If you own / use a ThinkPad with USB-C or Thunderbolt controllers please visit this service tip:https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/sk/en/solutions/ht508988

A:Updated! - Critical Intel Thunderbolt Software and Firmware Updates - ThinkPad

The above document was updated on 2019-11-05 with some addition ThinkPad types. If you have previously checked the document, and your system was not listed, please check again. Thank you

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RELEVANCY SCORE 47.2

I've been asked to bring the below linked to service tip to peoples' attention; the updates are being distributed through Lenovo Vantage but we do know there are systems which may not have Vantage installed through choice or corporate image policies.
 
If you own / use a ThinkPad with USB-C or Thunderbolt controllers please visit this service tip:https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/sk/en/solutions/ht508988
 
 

A:Updated! - Critical Intel Thunderbolt Software and Firmware Updates - ThinkPad

The above document was updated on 2019-11-05 with some addition ThinkPad types. If you have previously checked the document, and your system was not listed, please check again. Thank you

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RELEVANCY SCORE 47.2

I've been asked to bring the below linked to service tip to peoples' attention; the updates are being distributed through Lenovo Vantage but we do know there are systems which may not have Vantage installed through choice or corporate image policies.If you own / use a ThinkPad with USB-C or Thunderbolt controllers please visit this service tip:https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/sk/en/solutions/ht508988

A:Updated! - Critical Intel Thunderbolt Software and Firmware Updates - ThinkPad

The above document was updated on 2019-11-05 with some addition ThinkPad types. If you have previously checked the document, and your system was not listed, please check again. Thank you

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RELEVANCY SCORE 42.8

I was updating my drivers for my new Lenovo Yoga 920 laptop and I tried to use this driver: https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/no/en/products/LAPTOPS-AND-NETBOOKS/YOGA-SERIES/YOGA-920-13IKB-GLASS/do... However, the update keeps failing and the Type C ports do not work now. I can't charge my laptop. Luckely I am at 75%, so I have about 3-4 hours to fix this before I'm forced to take it to service. I tried this solution: https://www.gfisk.com/lenovo-yoga-pd-firmware-update-failure-ccg4-two-port-usb-c-controller/but it doesn't work for me. I'm getting desperate I'm supposed to press the power button for 8 seconds and the powering should be back on, but for me the lap top goes off after 3 seconds of holding the power button. I keep pressing the button of course to see what happens. But, when I turn back on, the battery still won't charge. And the firmware update keeps failing. I tried everything according to instructions, but with no avail. Please help! My laptop is off now, so I will wait for solutions here before I turn it back on.

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