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Q: Lenovo B590 BIOS update failure! BIOS FLASH! Black...

Hello everyone! I ama new user and i am coming up with this post as I couldn`t find any kind of solution for my problem.Recently I decided to do a reinstallation of my operating system, which also previously was Windows 7 Ultimate (x64). The installation went as usual, and after finishing it I went on to install all the latest drivers from the Lenovo site, for my product. When getting close to installing almost all the drivers i`ve needed, i stumbled upon a new version of the BIOS amnd the drivers and sfotware recommended for my laptop, by the producer. So i proceeded to install the upgrade, restarted the computer when it prompted me to do so, but after the so-called restart the laptop did not boot up as usual. At first it was telling me to not do anything as the BIOS is being flashed and then it was telling me something about some sort of image processing, things that i did not understand at the time (i have never encountered anything like that). After that my screen turned black. I have not done anything for a few couple of minutes as i thought it was supposed to be like that, but then i just force shut it down and unplugged the AC adapter. When trying to boot it all up again, the only thing i got was a black screen and nothing else.After doing a little bit of research it appears that, somehowm i`ve managed to corrupt the bios on my laptop or something, and nothing else would work at this point. I tried to remove the BIOS battery and the ram and then put them all back, tryed resetting the bios by taking out the battery but nothing would work. I would be really thankful if anyone would be kind enough to point me one way or another as i do not know what to do at all. Around the webz i found some way of creating a bootable usb flash drive where i would put a compatible version of BIOS from the site and then install it onto the laptop but i do not quite know how to do that properly either, as the software they are pointing me to (wincrisis) is not working by any means.

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Preferred Solution: Lenovo B590 BIOS update failure! BIOS FLASH! Black...

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.)

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Hello, i have a Lenovo B590 with Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2328M CPU @ 2.20GHz and NVIDIA GeForce 610M, can some1 help me with an information? I want to upgrade my laptop, so can someone tell me the best CPU and latest that fits my model? I want to change with an i5 or i7 if is possible, but i don't know what motherboard i have on this model, if i upgrade the laptop with a new, better motherboard, please tell me. And another thing, can someone tell me where i can find the upgrade for BIOS from 1.12 to a newer one for my Lenovo B590 but with WINDOWS 10 ?? I hope is there any1 who can answer my request with an valid one. Ty and have a nice Christmas !

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Hi everyone, Can someone tell me where i can find the upgrade BIOS from 1.12 to a newer one for my Lenovo B590 but with WINDOWS 10 ??

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hi

changed the hard drive from normal hdd to ssd on this lenovo
now a menu pops up asking for boot device but just flickers when i select dvd or usb
and i cant get into the bios via f1 or f2 or delete

i just give up with these new bios...they make me mad!!!
 

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hi I have a lenovo b590 with i5 3210m (model 6274) I recently upgraded to Windows 10, have the windows key 8 preinstalled on bios, is there any way to change it or to install a bios without keys? currently assembles the version 1.19 bios ,  I downloaded the file h9et92ww but do not know to install bios for this PC version.

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Hi I have changed boot order and also I have disabled UEFI in order to install linux on other partition(not done yet). as I always do on other laptops. But now after changing to legacy mode I cannot access BIOS anymore. I got pxe-e61 error. OK so I insert USB linux drive and it is working properly with live boot.  But I realy need to boot Windows, but it is not possible becoáuse of UEFI being turnd off. Also It is not possible to access bios, because BIOS was accessed from recovery windows menu, whitch doesnt load anymore. Also when it is booting up (lenovo logo) I press esc (no other keys are workind) which open menu where I "can" boot to BIOS. So I press F1 menu dissapears but I end up with same PXE-E61 error. Any advice how to enter BIOS and change it back to UEFI mode ? thanks

A:Lenovo B590 cannot access BIOS - UEFI disabled

I hope you meant to say Lenovo B590, because I cannot find any reference to a Lenovo G590 Not sure why, but others have reported that to regain access to the BIOS, you have to do the following. remove the battery and power, then remove the back panel.remove the BIOS battery.    See page 44, 45 and 52 of the Hardware Maintenance Manualleave it for a couple of minutes (I would say 5 minutes or more).replace the BIOS battery and the cover, then the battery and then the powerBoot up and use F1 / F2 to go into the bios Hardware Maintenance Manual Lenovo B590https://download.lenovo.com/pccbbs/mobiles_pdf/b590_hmm_en.pdf I hope it works for you too. Good Luck,

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Hi all,15 days ago I bought a lenovo W540 and during the upgrade bios and operation has failed ( Bios upgrade failure).after more than an hour, since the total system downtime, I removed the power to perform a reboot but nothing to do (black screen and beep beep ....).I contacted Lenovo Italy and they told me that ' update bios without their consent invalidate the warranty.This is Lenovo.......











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A:W540 Bios update failure and Lenovo warranty

Hi plorengo, welcome to the forums,
 
I would like to suggest that you contact support once more, and again request a fix under warranty, if on this occasion you also receive no satisfaction you should then simply state that you are not satisfied and wish to register a complaint, the CSR will be able to do this for you.
 
Please ensure that you note the name of the CSR you speak to and also request a call number, the call number will possibly be of help at a later date.
 
Please also see the following post from Mark_Lenovo;
 
http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/W-Series-ThinkPad-Laptops/Bios-Update-Fail-Under-Warranty-but-No-Support...
 
Please give it another go yourself before contacting Mark and please let us know how you get on.
 

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A few days ago I had some problems with my HDD so I brought a new one.  To install Windows in the new drive I plugged in the DVD drive that Lenovo ships with the laptop and tried to boot from it. That failed and BIOS got like "programmed" or stuck with configurations that doesn't let it recognise any boot media no matter if it is a USB stick or HDD, no matter if I try to change the configuration of the BIOS it would always get back to the initial state of not being able to boot I even tried to reset it by unplugging its battery and the laptop battery but the only thing that happens is system time starting from 0 while any other configuration stays the same.  I thought this could be fixed using crisis recovery mode, but the laptop doesn't recognise the BIOS loaded on the USB and never make any sort of beep or alert noises, the screen doesn't show anything either and fans just get to 100% I really need help to solve this problem, it's like the BIOS got stuck in the last configurations before plugging the DVD drive in. (The Boot menu still showing that there's a USB booteable device even when it is not plugged in).

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I updated my bios for the laptop and the laptop restarted and the screen was black but laptop was powered on. Also keyboard backlighting is on. I turned it off and then on hundreds of times and held the power button for 30 secs but still nothing.

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Hello, I recently bought a Lenovo z50-75. A few hours ago I wanted to update my bios. It was updating and suddenly the laptop restarted and there was just a black screen. I could hear the fans running, but the keyboard doesnt work because if I press Caps Lock the light won't turn on. I searched on google and there I found some solutions (with pressing keys, removing battery, etc.), but none seemed to work.I also found something about the CMOS battery. I opened my laptop but I couldn't seem to find it. What can I do now?  Best regards, Max

A:Lenovo Z50-75 bios update failed > black screen

Welcome to the Lenovo Community Max !
 
From viewing your model's Hardware Maintenance Manual there is a motherboard CMOS battery.  Unfortunately from the illustrations in the manual it would appear that the CMOS battery on the Z50-70 is soldered directly to the motherboard and can not be easily removed.  In that case try removing the main battery pack again and then press the power button for 60 seconds or longer.  Hopefully the CMOS battery will not be able to keep up with the power drain and will clear the CMOS.  Then reinstall the main battery pack and try powering it up. 
 
For your reference, here is a link to the Hardware Maintenance Manual......
 
https://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles_pub/lenovo_g_z_50_series_hmm.pdf
 
If that doesn't resolve the problem then I recommend you contact Lenovo Support for additional warranty service.
 
Lenovo Support  -  Netherlands
 

Dutch 0900-654-654-0 or Email: (? 1 per gesprek)
9:00 - 18:00 Monday - Friday

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Hi.  I have got a Lenovo z50-75 notebook. I made a bios update yesterday, but it failed and when turn on the screen black. How I solve This problem? Solutions? Thanks for everybody. 

A:Lenovo z50-75 bios update failed, black screen

If you need to update your android mobile please check you internet speed, storage and update mb. Because if you internet speed is low your update will be failed.

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HiAfter unsuccessful BIOS update I made a brick from my G780. Maybe notfully. SYmptoms are below. When I pressing power ON button I hear a fan, HDD and DVD and led frompower, battery lights on, and led from hdd blinks one time. After thatnumlock's led is on. On screen I see nothing. It is just black. Even indark room when I'm flashing directly on it still see nothing. In thisstate Laptop react for pressing capslock or numlock buttons andchanging their state ON/OFF. I tried to do emergency BIOS flashing by unplugging AC, holding Fn-Band then power button. FAN is spinning on highest speed, pendrive thatI used blinks one time and after about 10 seconds starting flashingwith led for 20 or more seconds. I seems like reading bios QIWG5.binfile, but after those 20 seconds nothing happens. I read that G780should make one short beep, and after a while should start beeping ininterval several times. Instead of this is only silence and after a fewminutes shutting down without success. Symptoms are still like insecond paragraph. I tried every USB port, with or without battery, original BIOS that wasbefore update, this new bios. Pendrive is formatted in FAT16.Any suggestions about what else can I do?Best regards, Peter*sorry for my English I didn't use it since school)

A:Lenovo G780 after BIOS update brick with black scr...

Try hooking up an external monitor and see if it works. If it still does not work contact Lenovo by phone to set up hardware service.CB

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I'm on a fresh install of 64-bit windows 8.1, but the BIOS installer gives the following error message: "Your machine does not match with this BIOS. Update process will be halted." Why on earth is this? I googled the error message but this only seems to be a problem with people trying to upgrade the BIOS from win 10... but I'm definitely on 8.1, it even says Windows 8.1 Build 9600 in the corner. The only modification I made is that I upgraded the ram to 8 GB (from 4 GB), but the BIOS update fails even if I take the extra stick out.

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Hello,
I updated BIOS M5010A12, but after restart my computer is dead, no beeps, just power led is ON and DVD drive is checking for disk.
I browsed a lot and I just found steps for bios recovery for N5010, I have M5010.
I copied .rom and .hdr file extracted from bios to USB stick formated to FAT (256MB), 
removed battery, inserted USB to all connectors, put power cable while holding "End" button.
Laptop powered up, but nothing happened. Power LED is on, but screen is still black.
Please, help. Laptop is out of waranty and I don't want to spend money for programming flash via programmer.
Thanks folks!

A:Dell Inspiron M5010 BIOS update failure - black screen

If you've waited for 20-30 min to see if the recovery worked to no effect, you really don't have another option at this point.  It'll likely cost about what a replacement board does to have the BIOS chip unsoldered, flashed and resoldered.
www.parts-people.com/index.php
That said, $150 is a lot to spend on a system this old.  It may make more sense to replace the system.

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Hi...i have a lenovo B590...this laptop was a gift ...two days ago i power up and no boot...shows boot option menu but no option get charge the system, also cannot boot from the usb key or cd room...i tried remove the battery (the two) but still no boot and the bios supervisor password still appear... anybody know a solution?

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I own a B590 (20208) with Windows 10 (64 bit).I tried running "BIOS Update Utility for Windows 10 (64-bit), 8.1 (64-bit), 7 (64-bit) - Lenovo B490, B590" and got the following message: "This BIOS is only for Lenovo B490. Are you sure you want to update the BIOS on this machine ?" and "Your machine does not match with this BIOS. Update process will be halted." The readme attached to the .exe says Updated Date 2015/8/6
Software name H9ET92WW
Support models B490/B590
Operating Systems Microsoft Windows 7 64-bit
Microsoft Windows 8.1 64-bit
Microsoft Windows 10 64-bit 










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A:Newest B490/B590 BIOS update not working

Hello
Same issue here,I hoped that the bios upgrade should be solve the problem, but the "official" bios isn't working, nicely done again.
I need to renew my battery, thirdparty isn't available due to lenovo lockout ... right, I've bought a genuine lenovo but this isn't working too ... nicely done
https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/documents/ht073984
 
 
Moderator comment: Post edited to conform with the Community Rules. Keep it clean and keep it civil. Fair warning.
 

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Hello guys, I have a big problem. Yesterday, my notebook started a bios update while starting. Unfortunately, the PC shutdown during the update process and now, everytime I start the pc, there is only a black screen and the fan spins heavy. Has anybody an idea how I can recover the CMOS/Bios? Taking out the CMOS-Battery and the Accu didn't work.  Thanks for your help, Olli

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

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Hi. I have a Lenovo B50-30 mode 80ES. It was set to require a password on startup starting with a capital "A". While experiencing charging problems, amongst other things, I updated the BIOS to 9CCN35WW, downloaded from the Lenovo support site. Since updating, the laptop no longer asks for a password on startup (No big deal, I applied a windows password), however, when pressing F2 to access the BIOS (which I need to do, the F keys are the wrong way round), it asks for a password, When pressing to strike a capital A, the laptop beeps and doesnt enter it. It wont accept capital letters anymore, therefore it wont accept the pre BIOS update password. I have referred the laptop to Lenovo service, including returning the laptop, and they have been nothing short of useless. They said they couldnt repair it under warranty because of "Marks, cracks, inappropriate treatment" and it would cost £255 for a replacement system board. I really couldnt see why I should pay for an issue created by their support system, so I asked them to return it unrepaired. Upon arrival, the laptop was immaculate, so I dont know what damage they were referring to. Is it possible to downgrade the BIOS to a pre update revision, to change the password and then reset it to one the new BIOS approves of? Thankyou in advance.

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Hi,my old BIOS IVKT06AUS I flash to new BIOS IVKT07A If i connect power adapter my computer automaticaly start without push the power button but start OK to Win.If i go to sleep mode and wake up with keyboard computer start to black screen and speaker starts beep 3x short beep 1x long beep :-(If i long push power button computer is off and i again short push power button computer start correctly (i see all running aplication as i wake up from sleep).From windows i switch off computer. Now if i disconnect power adapter and connect again i hear only beep and black screen (black screen and speaker starts beep 3x short beep 1x long beep)Again i must long press power and short press power and computer again working.I try change memory but same problem :-( Previous BIOS is OK withou this symptoms. I think is problem in new BIOS :-( Sorry for my English :-)Please help me.Thank You.   

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hi
i download file "61M29306.zip" from techspot.com/drivers/driver/file/information/12183/
and run this files "WinFlash.exe" to update my bios and my pc reboot but no boot at secend time plz help me
my mainboard is "ECS GeForce6100PM-M2(V2.0)"
 

A:BIOS flash failure

Unplug the PC. Pull the CMOS battery off the motherboard for a few minutes, then reinstall it and power on the computer...

Sometimes "BIOS flash failure" means that a new motherboard is in your future
 

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To make a long story short, I've been asked to help fix a friends mom's U410 laptop which wasnt activiting Windows 8.1 properly (Was Windows 8 OOB). After struggling with the activation for a few hours, I backed up the data and decided to just run the Lenovo one key recovery. During the recovery process, the installation had failed. When I attemped to reboot, no Lenovo splash screen was loading - just a black screen (although i can hear the cooling fan start, and hear the harddrive spin up. I tried to access the boot menu thru the novo button, and nothing would load; still a black screen. After researching for a few more hours, I had found multiple threads about bios updates required to be able to access bios with windows 8, and other threads about gpus on these units booting to a second screen (which i did test, and the second monitor does indicate a signal). None of the solutions on those threads have given positive results.   Basically, I've run out of options and am looking for some suggestions. The only thing that shows up on the display at anytime is the small blue novo menu when the button is pressed (normal start up, bios setup, boot menu, system recovery - all of which just leave a black screen). Thanks.

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Hello.Past night i did some stupid configuration to the bios.. Some modification to the turbo boost processor and the graphic card (ram size and other things i don't remember .. After rebooting the screen went black and keeps rebooting.. I tried to disconnect the bios batter to clear cmos but nothing work at any method i read about.... Plzzzzzz any one help me tell me how i can fix it.. ((((

A:Lenovo y50-70 bios failure

I had exactly same problem here. I was change my bios with the modded one and after that changed some settings like yours graphics, ram size etc. There is only blank screen now and keyboard leds on, god knows I tried everything, tried to flash bios from USB, tried every combinations of bios file and recovery file names nothing happened, maybe I did irreversible damage to the motherboard, last thing I am going to replace bios chip and see, fingercrosed.

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

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I need to update the bios on my pcg-c1vp sony vaio netbook"PheonixPhlash Error File open failed on PLATFORM.BIN press any key to exit". The bios is the one that the sony vaio website links to "Phlash5.zip" containing "Phlash5.exe".

Maybe i need to run it outside of windows, but im updating the bios because it won't recognize any external boot formats. Its running windows xp pro at the moment and that is the only capacity that it will boot in.
 

A:Phoenix bios flash failure

Sony should have Bios Flashing instructions on their support website. Find them! Most of the time bios are flashed outside of Windows using a bootable floppy or CD/DVD disc
 

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Hi All,

I recently started experiencing BSOD's on my PC and in the process of trying to fix this I have decided to flash my BIOS.
I flashed it but now when I start my PC I get the message "disk boot failure, insert system disk..."
I suspect the problem is coming from the fact that I have a dual boot system that let me choose Vista or XP, and that for some reason, the new BIOS does not recognize it.
I have NO CLUE on how I could solve this.
XP was installed first on C drive, then Vista on a separate physical drive.
Please help!
 

A:Boot failure after BIOS flash

Was it the correct BIOS for your motherboard? Did you have a RAID setup? Go to the BIOS setup and make sure that your hard drive is recognised and listed in the boot order.
 

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The power failure during flash BIOS.Does anyone have any solution?













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A:M93P Flash BIOS failure solution

Downoad the Hardware Maintenance Manual for your system.   Look for a section titled:   Recovering from a POST/BIOS update failure.  

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Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro S/N YB03851970i7, 8GB, 256GB SSDWindows 10 Similar to another poster here, I experienced a BSOD, then on restart no drive was detected. Checked the connection and confirmed that the drive was firmly seated. A few threads online indicated that switching BIOS settings from UEFI to Legacy Support had worked for some people, however this was not the case in my situation. After figuring out the ssd part number using this tool: http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/ibasepartslookup I checked prices and found that an exact replacement was a bit on the pricey side for an mSATA drive. I found a faster unit for almost half the price through Crucial: https://www.amazon.com/Crucial-MX200-250GB-mSATA-Internal/dp/B00RQA6LFA Upon receiving the replacement drive I referred to these instructions for replacing the unit: https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/Lenovo+Yoga+2+Pro+SSD+Replacement/52424 Note that the fasteners on the bottom of the laptop are not Phillips #00 as indicated in that article, but are in fact Torx T5. If you're a normal person and don't have a bit that size, a good high quality option is Wiha: https://www.amazon.com/Wiha-75985-Handle-Storage-MicroBit/dp/B00XIPTG4A Get yourself a bootable USB (search Microsoft support), and you'll be on your way. Hope this will be helpful to someone else who runs into the same issue. Cheers!

A:Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro SSD failure: BIOS does not detec...

Were you able to recover any files off of the failed SSD? I have this exact issue and really would like to recover files. 

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Hello ! I tried to flash another Bios version wich killed my Bios-chips. I ordered to repair them besides an electronic company.They put new Chips in but flashed it with the wrong version of Bios: 3.70Before i started to flash the Bios it was 8.0 Version. After i got my Mainboard back today i re-assembled the Laptop and started it. I pressed "f2" to get into bios and to select boot option. I cant see any drives there, just UEFI Lan stuff. So i cant boot from Harddrives and the Laptop is useless atm.So it seems that this Windows 8 Version of the Laptop wont work with the 3.7 Version of the Bios, am i right ?Is it possible to flash the 8.0 Version without damaging the laptop again ? Please help me, i need the Laptop to work. Greetings and thank you in advanced Patrick

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Here's the problem hi...   im a pc tecnic and a customer give me an lenovo b590 with a boot problem....  in the boot, the screen of boot options appear the lan boot and the hdd, but any option won´t boot, i try to config. the bios boot options, change to UEFi for LEGACY but its has supervisor password. the customer won´t  remember the pass, the laptop is out of waranty and he´s take the desition of change the bios chip. after the bios change the options on the bios are avaliable and i change the options UEFI/LEGACY an the full features of config. in the bios, the problem is the hdd dissapear ..not detected...  i put the hdd in to another pc/laptop and it fine, also i replace the DVD and put an adapter to convert the DVD drive into a HDD (its a caddy for an optional HDD, or to have 2 hdd in the laptop)... after this the hdd its appear and says the diagnostic screen FIXED DISK and the info of my hdd, also i try to install a clean installation of WIN 7 the boot usb its correct, the installation menu show the disc, and copy all info in the disk, but again the boot fails, the diagnostic screen says fixed disk ..ok but NO BOOT...   any sugesstion?  i try wake up this laptop for 3 weeks but i can´t... Bios of lenovo B590 not detect HDD...also i buy a hdd caddy and put an other hdd in the CD/DVD reader so i have installed 2 hdd in mi lenovo...but bios can't detect...

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The laptop was fine. I chose to update BIOS from HP support site.  It appeared to download and proceed correctly, then restarted.  It never returned from black screen.  I Tried to boot bios recovery with windows key + "B".  No affect.  Boot process is power LED on, two while slow flashes on the caps lock key.  Also tried the windows + "V"  key.  Please help.  Below is the version and the URL location chosen for the BIOS upgrade. HP Notebook System BIOS Update (Intel Processors)       F.69 Rev.A          11.8 MB               Mar 13, 2017 http://support.hp.com/us-en/drivers/selfservice/HP-ENVY-17-Notebook-PC-series/6521474/model/6521475

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Maybe a long shot but does anyone know how i get back into my bios settings.Laptop: Lenovo G50-30When i boot into bios setup, i get black screen with a line in top left of screen.I had ubuntu installed but, i installed it in legacy mode instead of UEFI, I installed windows 10 on laptop and removed ubuntu, but i still have the ubuntu boot entry. It says " Ubuntu boot failed" when i boot my laptop and i still cannot get into bios to fix the issue.  Any help will be great.Already paid £50 to get it fixed but it never got sorted, they just did a fresh install of windows and i cannot flash bios as its on latest version for my laptopThank You

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All,
I have a Lenovo ThinkCentre M57 6072-AUF running Windows 7 64 bit. I got it for a song at a computer recycle center? It was originally a govt of Quebec system and the BIOS is in French. I want to flash the BIOS to update it and to also convert it to English. I went to the Lenovo site and burned the correct BIOS .iso to a disk. The old BIOS version is ?LENOVO 2RKT38AFR, 2/15/2008? the new version / .iso is ?2rj964a.iso?. However, there is no executable and even though I was able to stumble my way through the French BIOS set up and change the boot sequence to CD/DVD first, it will not boot on start up. The flash from within Windows BIOS version on the Lenovo site is an executable, but only supports a 32 bit OS. Is there a separate flash utility that I can use that will allow me to drive the new BIOS flash from inside Windows 7 64 bit? Basic steps would be good, I could never be accused of being a technical all-star. Thanks

A:BIOS Flash Question Lenovo ThinkCentre M57 6072-AUF

Hi Welcome to Seven Forums .. There is no executable for the 64 Bit OS .. Try tapping F1 or F2 at start up .. That should give you bootable Options ..

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So the situation is like this, I have b590 20206 I was using partition editing software, so needed to disable some security settings to boot from USB, I switched as the guide from uefi to legacy and bang, the screen is no longer doing anything. I tried to download the official bios and flashing H9ET75WW by renaming it to BIOS.cap then using fn+r usb keeps blinking for a bit and it reboots but nothing comes up. Reading this forum yesterday, I managed to flash this one H9ET92WW, this one is the only one that makes the laptop light up again, I see the lenovo splash screen only with this one, but then it says realtime clock error, configuration changed restarting the system then back to black. Could you please advise what is it that I am missing? Thank you 

A:B590 dead BIOS

Could you please advise what is it that I am missing? Thank you 

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Hi  is there anyway i can get my bios working again I had linux installed on my laptop and after updating it, i could no longer access my BIOS.When i use the nova button on the side and click BIOS setup i get a black screen with a white line in top left. I have tried booting into BIOS without the HDD in and no luck. :/I also tryied updating bios but it just says it has latest version installed. Thanks

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Hello, I have an Acer Aspire Timeline X 5820TG, with the black screen of death. This happened a few starts after cleaning some virus with MS defender.
I have read that it is most likely a corrupted bios. I have also since ruled out the screen and the cmos battery and clearing the static without the battery.
Apparently after downloading the latest bios upgrade file (ZQ1_122W.executive) Acer support onto a flash drive, I used FN + Esc then the Power button to install the above bios file.
After this failed, I added a notepad with Autorun in brackets and then ( open = the bios e x e )file , as well and saved it as an I N F file, along with the executive bios file and retried. (This is the absolute extent of my coding knowledge).
But so far I have been unsuccessful.
I suspect I am trying to install the wrong bios file, and also installing it the wrong way as well.
The computer shops are just keen to sell me a new expensive replacement laptop, and so not much help there either.
Please, if anyone can help me I would be so appreciative and thankful.
 
John

A:Acer Aspire Black screen. Help with bios flash please

I doubt if this is a BIOS issue but it's possible the computer was bricked after a bad flash that you said failed.
 
What happens when you tap F8 at boot? Do you get the Advanced Boot Options. I am assuming this is Windows 7. You cannot access Safe Mode with Windows 8 or 10 using F8.
 
Do you need any data on the hard drive? If not, would you be willing to do a factory reset? If you do need the data would you be willing to do a factory reset after recovering the data?
 
What was the OS that came with this computer?  Was it upgraded to Windows 10?
 
Do you have another computer you can burn an iso file to CD? I am hoping you can boot a CD or USB flash drive on this computer.

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Hello,This morning i try to flash original 2.07 BIOS on my Thinkpad Edge E145 => flash procedure OK but black screen after reboot :'(Does anyone can help me ? PS : i already try to take off during 1 hour the cmos batteryHelp me please

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I have a huge problem with a B590 Notebook: I replaced the harddisk for a test installation of windows 10. This was already quite a pain in the youknowwhat, since it didn't want to boot from USB-stick. I was able to solve that by changing a boot-option in the BIOS to 'legacy' and changing the boot-order and could continue with the windows 10-installation. Then I wanted to reinstall the old harddrive and run the original windows 8 again. Unfortunately the computer doesn't seem to recognize the original harddrive a boot-device anymore. Instead it seems to search for a boot-device on the network (in an endless loop).The problem now is, that I can't access the BIOS anymore. Pressing F1 as stated on the boot screen has no effect (just like pressing F2, F10, F12, ESC, Enter, AnyKey).My next idea was entering the BIOS from the still running windows 10 installation (By pressing Shift+Restartbutton.) Strangely there is no 'UEFI Firmware settings'-option So how can I enter the BIOS to check the boot-settings/order on this notebook? Thanks!




--Thinkpad Edge E330 (3354), i5-3210M, 4GB, HDD 750GB, SSD 16GB, Win8 64

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My c drive is caught up in network drive, how can i fix this? im not able to reinstall, etc. what will be the default for built in directoriesand boot order?. I need explicit directions fro using the four disks that came with my laptop.  i have a b590 laptop running 8.1.  thank you

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Hello everyone! I have recently ungraded the motherboard of my B590 to HM77 so that I could use it with an Iintel core i5. My question is, is the latest BIOS for Lenovo B590 for both versions of these laptops? I mean, does it support HM77 chip? The current BIOS of the board is very old (2013) and Windows won't switch to Nvida GPU despite it's presense in the device mangager. Thanks and I really appreacite your support! 
 
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A:B590 - Is the latest BIOS OK for HM77?

I'm not clear on whether you have a B90 or a B590.   It would be helpful to get the full model number (from where the serial number is), and a screenshot of a 'sys info'.   Thx. 

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Hi. I am trying to update my BIOS using download SP75637, but the update always fails.  I download the file and launch it and it tells me the process completed successfully, but when I restart the PC via the update process, the update fails.  The system states that there is a missing BIN file.  It also states that the file should be located in" C:\Hewlett-Packard\BIOS\New", but the update process doesn't even create this folder.  What is the problem? BTW, I am a retired IT professional and have perfomed BIOS/SW updates for 20+ years.  Why dosen't the update process create the necessary folders? TIA...JL

A:BIOS Update Failure

I have had a similar problem with this BIOS update this morning as well.  In my case, the update causes the system to reboot in an endless loop. HP Support -- Please, please pull this BIOS update and fix it before more users have this problem!  Thank you!!

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I have a XPS 8700 that was running BIOS 10.0 from 2014/2015.  Today 6/26/17,  my manual update to BIOS 11 is hung up at 99% on the ME.  This has persisted 3 hours now.  Is it safe to reboot and try to recover the bios?  I have downloaded to USBs one copy of versions 10 and 11.  What is the safest?  What is the easiest way to get out of this situation?  PC has been working flawlessly until now.

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Hello, I have an ENVY 17-J006ED Notebook; Bought in december 2014. On the HP website there was the advice to update the BIOS. I downloaded file SP76843.exe. I run the app directly from Windows; so I did not create an USB-drive. I had the idea that the update went well. The computer restarted, but I got a black screen. Some times the light of the Caps Lock key blinks two times. In this forum I found the following solution: So what I did was I formatted a USB as fat32 and named it HP_TOOLS and downloaded latest bios installation exe file. Drag the .fd file you want to the download exe file. Click next and there will be 3 options. Select the one with install to USB device (removeable media) the continue with it. It will create subfolders and insert the bios file in right place. It will be converted to a different format (bios file will be decrypted). The mentioned steps were done by a different computer. Take battery out of the corrupted laptop and hold down power button for 10 or more seconds. This will reset any active voltages. Don't replace the battery but plug the USB in and plug it in to the power. Now hold down Windows key and 'B' key together and the power button. Keep holding the three buttons until the CAPS lock led blinks once. Release power button and keep holding Windows + B keys together until CAPS lock led starts blinking consistently. Wait few seconds and it will automatically bootup via USB into bios recovery screen. I fol... Read more

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Just purchased this new laptop last week. Got all my Win8.1 updates, installed my Office program, got that updated and went to update the BIOS as a last step. I followed the instructions on the Lenovo site, but when the last message came up on the flash utility, it did not reboot even after 1 hour - then the screen went black and has stayed that way! Followed the 'recover' instructions - I have pressed the novo button, but nothing shows up on the screen.. just black. I have a G50-70 which uses the "InsydeH2O" BIOS. Has anyone successfully restored the BIOS using a USB drive or other method? Should I open a ticket with Lenovo support? Feeling helpless here.. my new laptop seems dead. Thanks for any suggestions

A:Any way to fix BIOS update failure (G50-70)

Sorry, don't know why that post above showed up as a wall of text.I had spaces in there!  lol   So, from what I've read, you can't 'fix' a bad BIOS flash with the new Insyde manufacturer.(Some forum had really complicated instructions and a marginal sucess rate...) Oh well, was worth a try!

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hi, i have a toshiba qosmio x70 and while i was playing games on it the " toshiba service station " recommended an update called " bios update version 1.50 for qosmio x70/75 " and they said it is recommended so i did download and he said dont remove the cord or anything so i did that and installed it and everything was going smoothly but when he finished the update and was restarting it shut down and didnt boot up again. whenever i click the power button the keyboards and power button lits up for a second and then the laptop shuts down i really need help here. i bought the laptop from USA and the warranty is only in usa and i am in egypt atm and my friends are telling me to get a new motherboard and i really cant afford one the update was recommended by them toshiba its not like my fault. i tried all the solutions recommended in websites and stuff someone help me please . it is windows 8 and it does not boot up for me to go into the bios menu
 

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