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T470 update bios boot issue

Q: T470 update bios boot issue

After I have updated the Intel managemet Engine 11.8 My computer takes 60 secunds before I can hit Enter to enter the bios. Then another 20 sec to launch Windows. Therefore I have tryed to update my bios from 1.39 to 1.42 BUT when the computer tryes to reboot it enters hypernation mode or something. The led in the power buttom pluses slowly and I need to remove battery and hit the reset buttom to restart the computer. I the created a flashdrive to boot from but it is the same If I restart the computer from windows normaly - it reboots. How can I prevent the computer to enter hibernationmode on restart while updating the bios?

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As the title says, top right USB port on my T470 doesn't work after BIOS v1.42 update when device is plugged in on boot.  Non of devices power up when plugged into that port. Naturally there's nothing in dmesg. This is not OS-dependent since devices don't power up in BIOS screen as well. The other 2 ports still work as expected. Restarting doesn't help. After some cold boots the ports starts working again. This never happened with previous BIOS versions.

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Received a new T470 a couple of weeks ago, but having issues when running off battery (internal + 3 cell): 1. Power Bridge failure: sometimes if I unplug machine and run off batteries, then remove the external battery, the machine shuts off immediately rather than switching to the internal battery. This occurs 1/2 or 1/3 of the time. 2. When booting machine (if machine is unplugged, running on battery): sometimes it hangs indefinitely at Lenovo splash screen (i.e. with endlessly spinning icon). Only way out is to reset machine by punching reset button on the back. (Note: #2 occurs always after #1 occurs, and 1/2 or 1/3 of the time on a regular reboot). 3. However: boot hang never occurs if booting while machine is plugged in OR if external battery is removed (i.e. running with the internal battery only). Boot hang only occurs if booting off batteries and external battery is installed. I called Tech Support, they sent a new internal battery, but that makes no difference. They also said it might be a faulty system board, but I ran full Lenovo HW diagnostics and all tests passed successfully including mother board test. Also tried a complete factory reset (Windows 10 x64), loaded all latest updates & drivers incl. latet BIOS (1.30), which I reset to default values (F9). Problem still persists. Anybody else experiencing these issues?

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Hi All, Am I not paying attention to older BIOS of T470? Because I've noticed below: Evaluation Only?Is this correct info? And is this showing on older BIOS versions?  Thanks!


























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Hello,

I have problems with entering the BIOS and boot. My device requests a password, what can you do? Toshiba service centers in our city is not present. All I could do - press control, tab, control, enter, and the machine gave me PC Serial

Sorry for my English, I used Google translator.

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Hello

My last BIOS update has failed and now my laptop Satellite PrU400 PSU45E is out of order.
I want to use the Crisis Recovery Disk with an USB floppy drive but I don't know the key combination to run the boot-block.
Is anybody can help me?

Best regards

A:Satellite Pro U400 BIOS update failed - What is BIOS Boot-block access

Hi

I wondering what Crisis Recovery Disk do you have ?:|
In my experience the special disk is needed which is available only for ASP technician.
Therefore it?s necessary to contact the ASP in your country in order to reflash the BIOS.

In my opinion you shouldn?t not try any ?Crisis Recovery disks? which you fond in the net? this can lead to mobo damage?

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I created this topic because i need an update for bios for hp omen laptop. I hope developers will see this topic and will fix the problem in the new version of bios (F.09 Rev.A).I have had throttling at normal temperature, core frequency reached 0.8 ghz and fps in games dropped.  Here is the videos from other peope, who have the same problem with omen:https://youtu.be/W1ua6Tq0BCghttps://youtu.be/5tHDO3w4WuY Here is the topics in forum:https://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Gaming-Notebooks/HP-Omen-laptop-Model-17-w033dx/td-p/5683302http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Gaming-Notebooks/Freezing-Lagging-FPS-Drops-Workaround-Solution-HP-Omen... I installed F.05 Rev.A bios and it solved my problem. Please, make an update for bios to fix the problem. Thank you.

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So I jumped out to the T470 20HD downloads and noticed BIOS version available is now 1.43. I currently have in my downloads version 1.44, I've searched and have not found a reason for this. Does anybody know why this was pulled? DETAILS1.44      (N1QUJ13W)  1.44 (N1QET69W)      1.30 (N1QHT48W)   01    2017/12/25<1.44> UEFI: 1.44 / ECP: 1.30- [Important] Enhancement to address CVE-2017-5715.- (Fix) Fix an issue where user cannot enter Bitlocker Pin code by using Bloomberg 4 keyboard.- (Fix) Fix an issue where system cannot boot with USB 3.0 Ethernet adapter or ThinkPad Docks        with USB Ethernet device.- (Fix) Fix an issue where Operating System cannot recognize custom ACPI Table.- (Fix) Fix an issue where Wireless LAN connection is not recovered after restart or        hibernation when Wireless Auto Disconnection is set to Enabled.- (Fix) Fix an issue where system does not boot from LAN by Intel AMT. Thanks,Bob













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A:T470 20HD BIOS Recalled?

Update was pulled on Intel's request, as new CPU microcode make system unstable. More information below:https://support.lenovo.com/uu/en/solutions/len-18282

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Hi all, we've received T470 and x270 which are delivered by default with SecureBoot enabeld.I found out that it isn't possible to set SecureBoot to disable by WMI. But we have to deploy Win7 and this is not working with Secureboot enabled and CSM disabled.Does anyone has an idea how this can be solved on a WinPE x64 environment?I also don't understand why it is possible to change the Secureboot option by WMI on M710q but not on ThinkPads. Thanks for your help. Best regards

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Just bought a T470 and it seems like it keeps scaling its performance regardless of the settings in Bios or WIN10, or whatsoever.  Someone could please tell me how to make this laptop perform always at 100%? We are using it for audio applications and these unexpected glitches when CPU is dropping to eg 0.79GHz is just too painful. This laptop seems to have no idea how to handle performance or i just don't know how to set it up properly. thanks!

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Hi I updated my Lenovo ThinkCentre m92p tiny 3237-A1G to the BIOS version 9SKT59A.I use an OCZ SSD with GRUB2 and Linux/Win7 dual boot (GPT/UEFI) without any problem.After the BIOS update there was SecureBoot enabled and I couldn't obviously boot GRUB2.Then I disabled SecureBoot and changed the Boot order, but when I try to include the SSD with x it disappears in the list of the excluded boot devices but don't appear in the included devices. Now I am only able to boot via USB stick where a grub2 is also installed. I am pretty sure this is a BIOS bug!Anyone else can confirm that or solved such a probem? Cheersmijenix













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A:M92p Tiny - no Disk boot after update BIOS to 9SKT59A (dual boot Linux/Win7) GPT/EFI

Hello, I also have same problem on Lenovo M92p 3212-BL3 with BIOS version 9SKT39A. I use an OCZ SDD Vertex 2 with Windows 7 x64 only. The SSD disappears from the list on included and excluded boot SATA devices. The SATA ports still appears but with empty device.  It seems BIOS issue, hope Lenovo will fix this issue ASAP. 

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Hello im using ideapad 320 14ikb. And recently have updated the bios from this official sitebut later on got a message says default boot drive missing etc.... found only the solution is to change boot mode to legacy and it worked but the laptop started acting weird.  The fan runs fast and continuously, laptop started to get hot and can hear a noise coming out of it  note: I have repartitioned the hard drive previously and I don't know the previous version installed in my computer what is the solution ?  

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first when i bought my laptop i started updating the drivers from the hp support assistant one of the updates was the bios so when the pc restarted to configure the update i got a block error on the bios update and it freeze on 0% for about an hour so i had to restore the bios image so until now i'm scared to update it

A:bios update issue

Try to download the BIOS update directly from the HP website. Also make sure you disable any Anti-Virus programs from attempting to run the installer.

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Hi guys. I'm having a bit of a problem updating my BIOS. I have a MSI P45 Platinum MB. I have downloaded the new BIOS, but the files dont seem to fit the programs i use. The files i download are files that have extensions equal to their version number, for instance; A7512IMS.110, where "110" is the extension as well as the version number. The update programs on the other hand, seems to want to get a hold of *.rom-files. I've googled my *** off, but cant find any good explanations. I cant seem to get an understanding of what these *.rom-files even are.

I expect people to recommend MSI Live Update 3 etc, but I'm having problems installing the application. When trying to exec "Liveupdate.exe", I see a bar, and when it is finished, my mouse cursor turns into an hourglass for about 5 sec, and nothing more happens. I even unpacked the *.exe-file which is an archive, and tried to execute the setup.exe, but still nothing.

I'm running WinXP Sp3. I dont have a floppy-station as this is a brand new computer, and im not sure if I can get a hold of a bootable USB-device.

Cheers!
 

A:P45 BIOS update issue

I realize that the machine probably doesn't have a floppy drive installed., but have you checked to see if the board itself has a FDD socket? The P-45 chipset is enabled for FDD, but I'm not familiar with your particular board to know if it's been implemented.

If it is, it's an easy (and reasonably inexpensive matter) to buy a floppy drive, take the side off the computer and flash your BIOS to your heart's content.

FDDs (all brands) run about eight bucks at Newegg. Annoyingly, the shipping charges are about the same. Here's a Sony; http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16821103116

BIOS updates can be risky and aren't really suggested if they're not absolutely necessary. So, is this one necessary?
 

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I wish to update my BIOS, as I am facing some issues with Windows 10 login after the anniversary update. I downloaded the corresponding BIOS update, but when I run it, I cannot update it, as it tells me "This update is not compatible with this device". I found the driver update (sp76953) by entering my exact product number, so I do not understand how it is incompatible.

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I have a T470 laptop.  2 fingers scrolling using the touchpad is very erratic.  Sometime the scrolling seems to work very well.  All of a sudden, it will be very unresponsive.  Sometime, it thought 2 finger scrolling as right clicking or highlighting text.  I tried all the different sensitivity levels, turn off pinch to zoom and disable the trackpoint.  Nothing works.  This is very frustrating. Also, the touchpad just seems like it does not handle very fine pointer movement.  Most other laptop I used, you can move the pointer with a little bit of finger movement to place the pointer precisely where you want.  The pointer just does not do anything on the T470.  This is especially true the when you try to move the pointer up or to the left (right handed user).  Could be a texture thing. I have the latest synaptics driver 19.3.4.99.  Is this the norm for thinkpad or this could be a hardware or driver issue?  Coming from a Microsoft surface pro 4, this touchpad is basically unusable even for the most basic task.  I would not have thought this could still be a problem for a 2017 laptop that cost $1200 and up. 

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We are upgrading our Intel FW upgrade in T470 machine and facing the issue while rebooting the machine. While rebooting we are getting " (A7) Me FW Downgrade-Request MeSpiLock Failed" error on BIOS screen. But when we check the FW version in BIOS it is showing empty in that. Please suggest any resolution on this issue

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Hi, Yesterday, I did all available updates including BIOS pertaining to T470, thereafer T470 is unable to detect the Transcend M.2 SSD 2242. The M.2 SSD 2242 was working fine prior to the updates. Anyone can advise? Thank you. 

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Hello,I just got my new laptop T470,and I found there is no TPM config page in bios setting,but for experiment I need to open it ,so could you send me one TPM Enabled bios setting config backup file if you have T470?,appeciate so much if you can help!
 
for get a backup of bios settings,please use SRSETUPWIN tool to backup a bios config file,you can download it from lenovo's offical site which url is
https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/LAPTOPS-AND-NETBOOKS/THINKPAD-T-SERIES-LAPTOPS/THINKPAD-...
 
and,simple unzip it type "srsetupwin64.exe config.bak /C" in the command console

then you get a config.bak file in current dir,Really very appeciate if you can send me this file!!
 
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A:Chinese sale version of T470, no TPM config page in bios

Hi balabalabalaboo, and welcome to the Lenovo User Community!
 
What kind of experiment are you hoping to do?

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Hi,
I have an issue when trying to update the BIOS of my Z30-A-12R.
I have installed currently the bios version 2.6. My computer had to be reformatted and all the programs re-installed. When reinstalling utilities the ECO utility could not be installed due to the incompatibility with the bios version I am using.
When trying to update the bios, the new version is 4.2 but when trying to download it and apply it, it says that my computer is not supported.
Is there any way to update the bios? Why do I have a problem with the new version?
Thanks for your help.

A:BIOS Update Issue on Satellite Z30-A-12R

If you have Win7: Install Toshiba Value Added Package.
If you have Win8/10: install Toshiba System Driver and System Settings.

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I tried to update the BIOS from our Latitude E5450 systems from A12 to A13 with a command line, distributed by our SCCM, but it does not install the BIOS, though I get a 'succeeded'  return message.
On shutdown and a boot later on, it still says 'A12'.When trying to do a reboot aftwerwards, still no effect.On immediate* reboot after the Install, it installs the 'A13' update.(*immediately: being the first shutdown/reboot action after the BIOS installation)
I though it could be a Windows 10 'fastboot' issue so I disabled that option, but still, when choosing 'shut down' after the succesfull BIOS update, it does not update the BIOS on the next boot.

The command line I use is:A13.exe /s /f /p=xxxxx /l="C:\Temp\BIOS.txt" /forceit
The bios.txt logfile says:
***BIOS flash started on 7/5/2016 at 16:41:46***Command: \\xxxxxxxxxxxxxx\A13.exe /s /f /p= /l="C:\temp\bios.txt" /forceit
A12 INSTALLED (Dell System Latitude E5450)- Gigabit Ethernet : X01- System BIOS with BIOS Guard : A12- Embedded Controller : A06- Intel Management Engine (VPro) Update : 10.0.47.1006
A13 UPDATE (Dell System Latitude E5450)- System BIOS with BIOS Guard : A13- Embedded Controller : A06- Gigabit Ethernet : X01- Legacy Video OROM : 1039.V.18- Legacy N15SGM OROM : 82.8.18.42- Legacy N15SGT OROM : 82.8.18.43- Legacy RAID OROM : 13.2.2.2224- Intel Management Engine (VPro) Update : 10.0.47.1006- Intel Management Engine (Non-VPro) Update... Read more

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Hello
 
im using ideapad 320 14ikb. And recently have updated the bios from this official site
but later on got a message says default boot drive missing etc....
 
found only the solution is to change boot mode to legacy and it worked but the laptop started acting weird.  The fan runs fast and continuously, laptop started to get hot and can hear a noise coming out of it 
 
note: I have repartitioned the hard drive previously and I don't know the previous version installed in my computer
 
what is the solution ?
 
 Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.

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I have a Lenovo ideapad 100S 11IBY, and today I could not log in to windows 10 after its BIOS update (to the latest version) It just keeps wanting me to input bitlocker recovery key, but I could not find it on my microsoft account website, and actually even I don't remember whether I did set up my bitlocker recovery key or not. I'd been to 'windows.microsoft.com/recoverykeyfaq' as intructed on the screen and followed all directions, also had been to the BestBuy that I'd purchased it but nothing helps. I love my laptop and I have done my best to keep the device good. I feel very sad that I cannot use my PC during this weekend. I don't want to reset my laptop.  Anyone knows how to solve this problem ??  

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From the UK Lenovo's system has let me order the above battery twice, then a few days later sent me an email cancelling the order.  Now the item has vanished from the website, as if it never existed. I'm annoyed with myself that I chose the flush fitting 61 3cell battery when ordering the machine, adding the 61++ as an additional item.   One of the reasons for choosing T470 was its long run-time on battery. Anyine know what's going on with this battery?  I've asked Lenovo without anything more illuminating that "it's not available".  Yet it's on Lenovo's US website - delivery 1-3 days! 

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I have a new T470 20HD type laptop and have purchased identical 16GB RAM to replace the original 8GB pair. I have replaced the RAM but in the BIOS and on the operating system it only shows 24GB? I have checked the processor and it is able to handle a pair of 16GB RAM modules uptp 32GB and I have also checked the lenovo website and the motherboard/configuration can handle 32GB RAM max. Any on egot any ideas why it only shows 24GB?? OS: Windows 10 ProIntel i7-7500U - 7th Generationintegral 16GB Module x2

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Recently installed the latest BIOS update with the Intel security patch and now I'm unable to use bitlocker to encrypt the drive as it states "The TPM on this computer does not work with the current BIOS. Contact the computer manufacturer for BIOS upgrade instructions". 
Bios version 1.14.4.00
Another laptop with the previous release, also a E5570, is able to use bitlocker with no issues. Several different E5570's we have with the new BIOS version cannot be encrypted. Please advise.

A:Latitude E5570 TPM Issue with new BIOS Update

Hi cklein593,
Thank you for writing to Dell Community Forum.
Please downgrade the BIOS to the previous version and check if the TPM works.
Please click my DELL-username and send me a Private Message with the Dell Service Tag number and your email address.

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Good afternoon,
 
It would appear that my BIOS update has stalled on the screen below...
 

 
I've gone to the drivers for my computer to download the newest version of BIOS for my computer.  When I download the files to a USB, the instruction manual indicated .exe file for install does not download. 
 
I'm stuck at this point in trying to find a way to give my computer the latest BIOS update.
 
Model: E1P05AV
[personal information removed]
BIOS Version: Insyde F.65, 11/20/2014
Processor: Intel Core i7
 
PLEASE SEND HELP!
 
Thanks!
 
Jake

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We deployed ~50 HP ProDesk 600 G1's in the enterprise environment I work at.  We have them set to auto-update the BIOS and we deployed a BIOS password.  Every time there is a BIOS update pushed by HP when the machines reboot they appear like they are trying to PXI boot and hang.  Are there any ways to allow the auto-update without providing the password or to just boot normally?

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I've been having USB errors as well as the internal cardreader appearing and disappearing from being recognized by my system so I thought I'd update the BIOS.  I currenlty have BIOS P01-A2 and was trying to upgrade to P03-A3. I tried both Windows method as well as from DOS but both fail to update the BIOS.  I've updated BIOS in the past for multiple different types of motherboards and have never had any issues with simple bios updates.  Someone please advise.  Thanks!










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A:DX4860-US20P BIOS update issue

Are you sure that your desktop has an Ivy Bridge CPU and USB3.0?BIOS (for device with Ivy Bridge & USB 3.0 Supported) if not, you can't use this BIOS to update your PC.

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I am trying to upgrade the BIOS on a Z220 Workstation but am encountering issues. When I run the HPQFlash Wizard I get a window pop up saying "Failed to extract internal DLL from resource." It is currently on BIOS version 1.64 and I am trying to upgrade to 1.80. This show up in the .txt document in the software folder: --- START NEW HPQFLASH SESSION, HPQFLASH version 4.40.1.1 Command line = Fail to extract FlashDLL.DLL. Program will stop Exit hpqFlash: Return Code = 0xf9 --- END HPQFLASH SESSION ---

A:Z220 Workstation BIOS update issue

The instructions includea choice of ways to install the BIOS update:This SoftPaq includes the following methods for changing the BIOS version:- Use HPQFlash to upgrade the BIOS directly in a Microsoft Windows environment.- Use the utilities in this package to flash the BIOS in a DOS environment from bootable media.- Use the ROM images in this package with the Computer Setup Utility (F10) to flash the BIOS from a USB flash drive or CD-ROM drive.  I assume you are trying this update:http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/detail?swItemId=wk-144803-1#tab2

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I have done a clean install of Windows 10 Pro on a Precision 3600 and everything works great except the bios will not update. I have tried by just installing the file, using Dell precision optimizer, and all gets stuck on the restart phase. Is there any suggestion on getting the PC to update the BIOS ?

Thank you.

A:Precision T3600, BIOS Update issue

What BIOS version is currently installed? What BIOS version are you trying to install? You should install them in order, oldest to newest.

Note, I only update the BIOS to fix a specific issue. I never update the BIOS just because there is a new one listed.
Desktop Instructions =- Disconnect all peripherals from the desktop except for monitor, mouse, and keyboard- Close all unnecessary applications- Download the BIOS to the windows desktop- Run the BIOS- You must allow the BIOS itself to restart the computer. Do NOT force a restart manually. This could break the motherboard

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I've been having USB errors as well as the internal cardreader appearing and disappearing from being recognized by my system so I thought I'd update the BIOS.  I currenlty have BIOS P01-A2 and was trying to upgrade to P03-A3. I tried both Windows method as well as from DOS but both fail to update the BIOS.  I've updated BIOS in the past for multiple different types of motherboards and have never had any issues with simple bios updates.  Someone please advise.  Thanks!










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A:DX4860-US20P BIOS update issue

Are you sure that your desktop has an Ivy Bridge CPU and USB3.0?BIOS (for device with Ivy Bridge & USB 3.0 Supported) if not, you can't use this BIOS to update your PC.

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We deployed ~50 HP ProDesk 600 G1's in the enterprise environment I work at.  We have them set to auto-update the BIOS and we deployed a BIOS password.  Every time there is a BIOS update pushed by HP when the machines reboot they appear like they are trying to PXI boot and hang.  Are there any ways to allow the auto-update without providing the password or to just boot normally?

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Hi, I have an issue to update BIOS of my M96p Desktops by an USB Key, I create a DOS Bootable USB Key with the software Rufus (FreeDos) and I copy all files of the flash update program in FBJTxxUSA.ZIP to my DOS bootable memory key. I powered up the system and made sure that my device with the flash program is selected as a boot device.  When I ran the Bios update, I have this error message :I tried with the Bios update by Bootable CD, I have the same issue. Could you help me to find a solution, I can not use the Windows Flash tool, I must use an USB Bios update. Thank you for your help.

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Hi, I have an issue to update BIOS of my M93p Desktops by an USB Key, I create a DOS Bootable USB Key with the software Rufus (FreeDos) and I copy all files of the flash update program in FBJTxxUSA.ZIP to my DOS bootable memory key. I powered up the system and made sure that my device with the flash program is selected as a boot device.  When I ran the Bios update, I have this error message :I tried with the Bios update by Bootable CD, I have the same issue. Could you help me to find a solution, I can not use the Windows Flash tool, I must use an USB Bios update. Thank you for your help.

A:Issue to update BIOS of my M93p Desktops by USB Key

At the very bottom of the BIOS support page for your system are links to the previous version, try upgrading to it, then to the latest. 
 
Also, please check your model number, there is no M96p. 

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I've been having USB errors as well as the internal cardreader appearing and disappearing from being recognized by my system so I thought I'd update the BIOS.  I currenlty have BIOS P01-A2 and was trying to upgrade to P03-A3. I tried both Windows method as well as from DOS but both fail to update the BIOS.  I've updated BIOS in the past for multiple different types of motherboards and have never had any issues with simple bios updates.  Someone please advise.  Thanks!











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A:DX4860-US20P BIOS update issue

Are you sure that your desktop has an Ivy Bridge CPU and USB3.0?BIOS (for device with Ivy Bridge & USB 3.0 Supported) if not, you can't use this BIOS to update your PC.

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Hello Everyone,
I updated my P3620 bios yesterday to v2.3.0 and since my SATA PowerVault RD1000 has quit working.  I can see it in the bios as a "Dell" drive, but Windows 10 can't detect it.  It may be being caused by the bios drive controller being set to "RAID ON" instead of AHCI.  I can't remember if it originally was set to AHCI, or not.  If I try to change to AHCI, windows won't load and tries to go into repair mode.  Switching back to RAID ON, and system boots fine, but no RD1000.
Just to rule out a freak hardware issue, I have swapped out the SATA cable and RD1000 with spares, but no joy.  External USB RD1000 works fine.
So, any ideas?  Is there a way to roll the BIOS back?  Should I switch to a gluten-free diet?  Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks in Advance,
Steve 

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Hi,I have a Pavilion HPE h8-1330z with an Angelica2 motherboard, AMD FX-8120 CPU, 16GB RAM, and An2_705 BIOS. I recently upgraded the power supply to a 600W model to accomodate a replacement upgraded graphics card for my original ATI Radeon HD 7570.So far I have tried a Sapphire Nitro R7-360 (2GB GDDR5) and an XFX R7-360 (2GB GDDR5) and when I install either card, I get no video out to either monitor when I boot; no BIOS message, nothing. However, if I put the HD 7570 back in, it works perfectly. Tech Support for both companies have no idea what is going on.I highly doubt 2 cards from 2 different manufacturers and sources could be dead out of the box.  I can only surmize that maybe a BIOS update might be requiired.If anyone has any ideas, I am listening.

A:Is there a BIOS update that might fix my graphics card issue...

Jenny, welcome to the forum. I believe you absolutely correct.  The video cards are not dead out of the box.  They simply require UEFI in the motherboard instead of a standard BIOS.  HP didn't begin using UEFI until mid-October, 2012.  There is no way to upgrade a standard BIOS to UEFI.  I am surprised that Tech Support for both companies weren't aware of this situation.  I suggest contacting EVGA Tech Support (1-888-881-3842) to see which of their cards will work with your motherboard.  They have always been very helpful when I have contacted them for help. Please click the Thumbs up + button if I have helped you and click Accept as Solution if your problem is solved.

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Hi All,in the last days i performed a bios upgrade for an issue that now is solved: sometime when i powered on my Yoga 260 only with battery - fully charged - it didn't switch on.....it needed to feel the AC plugged in just for a minute (and than plugged it off), to let me switch on the laptop with battery.  After the Bios Upgrade (N1GET84W 1.63 - 21/12/2017), everythings seems to work properly except for Touchpad/Trackpad: Uefi Bios is correctly configured with the two field of Touchpad and Trackpoint "Enabled"I upgraded all driver of my laptop from Windows Update and from Lenovo Support web page (also checked from Lenovo Vantage app)Under "Mouse Settings" the Touchpad/Trackpoint settings are enabledMouse Settings                    My O.S.: Windows 10 Pro - Versione: 10.0.16299 - Build: 16299 I searched on forum and on internet but i found similar issues with no solutions that worked for me. Any idea about it? Best regards to all and Happy New Year!

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My computer is a year old. It was completely fine until I noticed it had stopped charging the battery. After some googling I found there might be a BIOS update I had missed. When trying to install the BIOS update I get a message saying I have to plug in my computer first (which it always is as the batter doesn't have a charge).

The BIOS update program says it wants to upgrade as follows:

BIOS Version : Current Ver.2.60 --> Updated Ver.3.20
EC Version : Current Ver.1.80 --> Updated Ver.1.90

OS: Windows 7
BIOS file I downloaded: bios-20110714132558

Is this a known issue with a fix available?

A:Tecra S11-119 won't recharge battery - BIOS update issue too!

Hi

Are you sure that you have downloaded and used the right BIOS version!?
I read about the similar error message and finally the user used not compatible BIOS.

Furthermore the VAP (value added package) should be installed in order to update the BIOS!!! In you case I would recommend reinstalling this tool too.

But I?m not quite sure if BIOS update will help you to fix the battery issue?
Maybe you need to replace the battery?

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I decided to update my drivers and BIOS this morning. My laptop encountered an error during BIOS update and I was stuck in Automatic Repair.

1. I tried restarting the laptop several times.
2. I tried system restore which worked after my second try. The problem is Windows applications like Calendar, Mail, Cortana are not working. It doesn't run and the application is grayed out.
3. So I tried resetting Windows, remove everything which was not successful. Problem got worse, I got stuck on the Dell logo.
4. I ran Diagnostic. No hardware issue found.
5. I tried booting from my bootable USB which contains Windows OS. But my laptop is unable to detect it in BIOS.
5. I read some forums and learned about Legacy vs UEFI and Secure Boot. I disabled the Secure Boot and enabled Legacy ROMS. My laptop was able to boot from the USB and I was able to reinstall Windows 10.

Now, the problem is I want to change it back to UEFI with Secured Boot.
From what I gather, I should do the following:
1. Download Windows OS
2. Make a bootable USB in UEFI mode and GTP partition
3. Change laptop to UEFI mode while Secure Boot is disabled.
4. Re install Windows 10

Am I going in the right direction? Please help me.

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I recently updated my Inspiron 3451 bios from A00 to A05, and the update finished successfully, no errors or interruption during the update. But here is the problem, when the laptop was still in bios version A00, it load the windows quickly after i switched on the laptop, and after it updated to version A05, i have to stuck on the dell logo for about 8-10 seconds, waiting, without windows loading animation or any harddrive activity (from fn+h combination), but after that, the windows loading animation comes up and system start quickly.
i have tried everything, resetting the bios, updating the drivers and windows, and even reinstalling the windows, but still. It's truly annoying to wait for that long, although the laptop works well for daily use. Is there any workaround for this problem? i'm thinking about downgrading the bios to A00.

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Just got my HP Envy 15 x360, I have to say its really great. However, when I noticed there's a light being emmitted (leaked) on the top left corner of the screen. It's very noticeable during bootup because the background is black. I then searched the HP site to search for answers and after looking at the driver/software section for this device, I saw a BIOS update with the description "Fixes an issue which causes which causes light to be emitted (leak) from the corner of the display panel". After installing it, the light leak still shows. The BIOS version on my laptop shows F.21. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Here's the link to the BIOS update

A:BIOS update did not fix screen light leak issue

Hi, This is a Hardware problem software cannot fix this, Such as a Bios Update. When you bought the Laptop/Notebook did it have this problem?

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In my 5175 (Windows 10 + Creators Update + all updates) the bitlocker was enabled and I updated the BIOS many times without problems. But after upgrading from version 1.0.20 to version 1.0.24, I've got "Preparing BitLocker Recover" and I need to enter a recovery key. I made a downgrade to 1.0.20 but the problem was not solved. I reset the BIOS settings, but it also did not solve the problem.

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