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Lenovo ThinkPad T460s BIOS issue

Q: Lenovo ThinkPad T460s BIOS issue

Hello everybody, I purchased a some time ago a Thinkpad T460s laptop, which had a fried motherboard. "No problem" I thought and sent the machine to a non-Lenovo-authorized repair service. Few days ago I got the laptop back with a new working motherboard. However, not all was such smooth sailing. I installed Windows 8.1 to the laptop and noticed these issues: The BIOS would give me error codes 2200 and 2201, regarding a lack of serial number, machine type and UUIDSecure Boot doesn't activate Windows I think I can resolve the activation issue by just getting a new key and injecting it to the BIOS. However, I'd like to remove the BIOS errors as well. Is there anything I can do to fix these issues on my own? The machine doesn't have any warranty left, so I guess that bringing the machine to a Lenovo-approved service facility would cost a ton of money (which I don't currrently have). I have tried running AMIDEWIN utility (only got an SMBIOS error from it), the UEFI version of it threw me an incompatibility error If needed, I can pay a little to the chap who can help me out Cheers-S

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Preferred Solution: Lenovo ThinkPad T460s BIOS issue

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Hello!Installation of BIOS updates (1.37 and 1.39) fail with the following error:...BIOS is updated successfully.OpenService failed! Error = 1060 OpenService failed! Error = 1060 Intallation run via SCCM 2012 in silent mode (WINUPTP64.EXE -s ). OS: Windows 10 64-bit.Actually, the BIOS appears updated, but installation returned error code 1. So the questions: What does this error mean? Can it be ignored or not?





Best regards,Artem Shaturskyi

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I have a lenovo Thinkpad E530C laptop and sometimes the computer posts and sometimes not. I see others have this issue on the web but i tried all solutions and no luck. When the computer does post i tried to boot from a bios update cd and when the update is running i get this error. Memory cannot be allocated, and the process did not complete. I tried several versions of the bios and same issue. If i run the bios update from windows the lastest version the winphlash64.exe stops responding and the older versions of the bios error with can not read bios. I can enter the bios and default it. I reset the keys and same issue. I also tried different ram and same issue. Any one else have a solution.

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Hi all, Wondering if there are any others affected with the latest BIOS update? (BIOS version 2.46) Within our company we've had a bunch of Thinkpad T440s and T450s laptops continuosly BSOD, and the only connection I've found so far, which was from checking these forums, is the recent BIOS update. Any thoughts or experience with this would be appreciated.  Cheers, JasonS19

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I'm wondering how I can take off a key without damaging it and being able clean it.

A:How Can I Remove A Key From my lenovo Thinkpad t460s

You cannot do it reliably.  If you can get something flat under it, you can pop it off, but often one of the little plastic pieces breaks off so you cannot put it back.

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I have searched all forums including this one and have been unable to find a resolution to my issue.I have had my laptop (Thinkpad T460s) for just over a year now and use it for work daily. I was using it with no issue at lunch, but when I opened the lid around 3 hours later - the screen was black and the laptop seemed to be stuck in sleep mode. I tried a hard reset and now I can not even get the Lenovo post menu to show.If I press the power button, the keyboard momentarily turns on the backlighting and the power button stays illuminated, after about a minute the power button turns off. This entire time the laptop screen is completely black, I don't see the Lenovo post menu and therefore have no acces to the BIOS or OS.I have tried using the hardware reset button on the bottom of the laptop, removing the 2 discreet batteries, removing the CMOS battery, removing all batteries and resetting the RAM. None of this has gotten me any headway on resolving this issue. I am going to try contacting technical support but am hoping someone may help me find a quick and simple resolution to this issue. 

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Has anyone experience fan running at full speed after updating BIOS to newest version 1.30? According to changelog a fan issues should be fixed but from my experience they got worse - much worse. Previously full-speed-fan issue was happening once a month, now after each suspend it spins at full speed. Also suspending/resuming doesn't help like it used to. This is a bit clowny. Using loudy laptop is not very convinient. I'm using Linux btw, if that makes any difference. I've seen reports of similar problem on X270 too (on appropriate  sub-forum).

A:ThinkPad T460s, BIOS 1.30, "fan fix" actually worsen things

It seems that ACPI temperature rading stuck at 48 degrees: temp1:        +48.0C Reading from other board sensors reports temperature ~30 degrees: Core 0:        +30.0C  (high = +100.0C, crit = +100.0C)Core 1:        +29.0C  (high = +100.0C, crit = +100.0C)

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Hello, I recently at work got the possibilty to recieve a thunderbolt 3 docking station. But as you may know there is no port for thunderbolt on a T460S. My question is, is it possible to make it work through some sort of adapter? Thank you in advance!

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Hi, Laptop: lenovo ThinkPad T460sOS : Windows 10 64-bit(Upgraded from windows 7) fully updatedDrivers/BIOS/Firmware : Fully updated with Lenovo VantageWarranty/Support : Yes The Laptop screen goes off randomly. The Laptop is definitely on and only the display is off. I need to do a hard power off (keep pressing the power button) to to swithc off and on to get the display again. after each power off, windows eventlog ( System) will show ->The system has rebooted without cleanly shutting down first. This error could be caused if the system stopped responding, crashed, or lost power unexpectedly. Checked the system for any issues with Lenovo tools and all OK. Anybody facing this issue ? Any help is appreciated. The Latptop is with business support/warranty but I dont know what is cusing this issue or how to reproduce it if I log a case Catherine  

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Hello,I have a user here who has a T460s laptop who's batteries are no longer holding a sufficient charge. Pretty sure the laptop has 2 (internal) batteries. When the use takes the laptop out of the office, it's losing power afterabout an hour, maybe an hour and a half. After an hour, I was able to open a chat session with a tech, who said if we clicked on the battery icon down in the sys.tray, there'd be an indicator if the battery/batteries were bad. However, we did that and there is no such indicator oralert. Clicking on the same batttery icon and then clicking on Battery Settings, there are no notifications posted in the windowthat opens giving any indication of any issues with the batteries. Despite that, the batteries no longer retain the charge they once did. Is there any onboard diagnostic that can be run to determine which, or both batteries are bad?  Or any other locationwhere there might be helpI need to weigh the cost of replacing the batteries vs. having the user get a new laptop. Thanks very much! Jim

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After upgrading the BIOS, I am having an issue with my battery. I finally got around to troubleshooting an outstanding issue with my RAM (It was maxing out at 10 of my 20gb of RAM), I found that updating my BIOS resolved the issue. I purchased the laptop in May 2016, and this was the first time I had updated my BIOS. I used Lenovo Solution Center / Vantage to run the updates. I updated my BIOS to N1CET68W (6/20/18). While troubleshooting I ran battery report, and I don't think it is a coincidence that the date I updated the BIOS on is also the date at which one of my batteries stopped working - Attached with a line drawn for when I updated the BIOS. My battery now caps out at 62%. Battery 1: 68% and charging. Battery 2: 0%. Battery 2 will not charge any more. Battery 1: 00HW022, Sanyo. Design Capacity: 23510 mWh, full charge capacity: 17840mWh (Acceptable degradation for 2 year old battery)Battery 2: 01AV406, SMP. Design Capacity: 26060 mWh, full charge capacity: 1770mWh (Significant drop-off once BIOS updated). I have already performed laptop surgery and made sure both batteries are connected. Unplugged both of them, and hard reset my laptop (holding power button for ~2 minutes with batteries out). I tried uninstalling and reinstalling the drivers, and then updating them. Windows 10 x64.     

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So my wife's laptop got wet (water bottle leaked in her laptop bag) and I tried to dry it out as best possible, but after a few days of airing it out it would not turn on. Through online searching I discovered the remove batteries and ram, hold power button for 60 seconds, put ram back and plug in power cable etc and it worked! But now it seems if we shutdown the laptop and let it sit for an unknown amount of hours it will not turn on again and I have to repeat the above process again but it again will startup. I had her leave it in sleep mode while she wasn't using it which seemed to work but it appears that it may have shutoff on its own after being asleep for an extended period of time (not 100% sure if she accidentally shut it down on or put it into sleep mode.) Does anyone happen to know if there is something I can do beyond the above steps to possibly bring it back to normal? Any help is greatly appreciated!

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I have set Trackpad to disabled in BIOS menu. This does not completely disable the Trackpad.The clickpad is disabled but I can still move my cursor with the Trackpad and tap to click.I want to completely disable the Trackpad. Thinkpad T460s - BIOS Update Version 1.22 - Ubuntu 16.10 Desktop

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I've been trying to contact Taiwan Lenovo's warranty registration team that sometime in the second week of June, someone suddenly placed a "Loaner Machine" warranty upgrade on my Thinkpad T460s (Upgrade type P2L) without my authorization. The description of the P2L upgrade is"This product is entitled to loaner machine support for up to 1 year in which actual support duration follows machine's base warranty. Loaner machine is available for customer with repair service exceed 3 business days turnaround time. This service is limited to in-warranty service claim and exclude out of warranty, customer induced damage or machine DOA. Any damage to the loaner machine will be charged to the customer." The laptop was purchased in March, so I was not happy about this mysterious upgrade that suddenly appears 2.5 months later. In fact, I can isolate its sudden appearance to be between 6/3 to 6/9.Additionally, this upgrade has been preventing my ability to purchase a warranty extension on Taiwan Lenovo's website.I contacted Lenovo Taiwan about this, and they said that this is a special favor for all Lenovo Taiwan customers starting from the beginning of the year. However, a friend of mine has a Thinkpad purchased from Lenovo Taiwan in February, and it doesn't have this mysterious upgrade that appears out of no where.In any case, Taiwan Lenovo refuses to remove this upgrade, saying that I could call them if I want to purchase warranty extensions. But I would prefer to purchase warr... Read more

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Hello ,I have a strange issue with the BlueTooth.The laptop is a T460s type 20FA-S66Y00 with Windows 8.1 x64.When I connect the BlueTooth mouse it operates with now issue for x minutes/hour then it stops.I have located that the BlueTooth device disappears and also a USB issue appears in device manager.    I have 2 more Lenovo T460s same type ,same OS ,same everything and tested the BlueTooth mouse and operates with no issues.I would send the system to the local Lenovo service but I'm defently sure they wont locate the issue as it might happen after x hours and If I reboot the system it some times start working again.Any recomendations???    

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I'm here to request Lenovo to update the bios to enable the M.2 2242 42mm for SSDs? This is really bad since our office PCs have been upgraded from T450s but it seems we are downgrading as we cannot use our originally bought M.2 2242 for the old T450s. Can you please update the bios to enable this the 2242 for SSDs? We need more diskspace to do some graphics and photo make ups on the road. The single 2280 is not enough since when we got the machines, only 512GB was available.

A:T460s - Request Lenovo to update the bios to enabl...

I don't believe that the PCI-e circuitry is still present for the WWAN card slot on the T460s so it's not as simple as a BIOS change to enable the previous functionality which was present in the T450s. There is a 1TB option for the T460s which is the PM961 SSD which could be installed in place of your 512gb SSD, but that may not be an option in your case.

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Problem:After updating to the latest BIOS firmware (1.26), I found that my T460s would hang at the red Lenovo splash screen when starting up whilst placed in my ThinkPad Pro 90W Dock (the dock was on the latest firmware (2.33)).  The spinning circle of dots would never appear.If I took the laptop off the dock and started it, there was no problem.If I removed the single USB cable from the back of the dock (which fed the USB ports on my Dell monitor), there was no problem.If the laptop was just asleep (rather than completely off), and I woke it up on the dock, there was no problem.The problem only arose when the laptop was on the dock, with the USB cable plugged in, being started from a complete shutdown. Notes:I have had this laptop going on a year now using the exact setup with no issueI also have a T440 work laptop that I use on the exact same setup and it has no issues (BIOS version 2.41)Just in case, I completely wiped my hard drive and installed a fresh version of Windows 10 (on the T460s).  The problem persisted.Steps taken to dianose the issue:I rolled back the BIOS, first to v1.22 (which I believe is the earliest version I could role back to).This was challenging.  For those interested, I had to extract the BIOS image from the Lenovo ISO using ISOBuster, then create a bootable USB to flash the image using Rufus USB tool.  Lenovo didn't make it easy!All the above problems disappeared.I then tried both v1.24 and 1.25 - both of these had the same ... Read more

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I would like to report a BIOS issue with the T460s with a Lenovo EM7345 4G LTE WWAN adapter. With the WWAN adapter installed the system hangs upon reboot. When the WWAN adapter is removed the issue does _not_ occur. When the WWAN adapter is installed in a T450s the issue does _not_ occur in the T450s. Symptoms:Upon a reboot, the T460s will hang in POST with a black screen for approximately 50 seconds before the Lenovo logo appears. After these 50 seconds, the T460s powers up fine except that the WWAN card will _not_ work. After a cold reboot (poweroff - poweron) the issue does not appear, i.e. the system does not hang and the WWAN card works normally. How to reproduce:Method 1: Power on the system, enter the BIOS, exit the BIOS -> hangsMethod 2: Boot into Windows, reboot the computer -> hangs System details:T460s, core-i7, NVMe-SSD, EM7345 4G LTE WWAN BIOS details:Vendor: LENOVOVersion: N1CET43W (1.11 )Release Date: 04/14/2016BIOS Revision: 1.11Firmware Revision: 1.9 With older BIOS versions (1.08, and 1.09) the same issue existed.

A:T460s with WWAN hangs at reboot - BIOS issue

http://psref.lenovo.com/syspool/Sys/PDF/ThinkPad/ThinkPad%20T460s/ThinkPad_T460s_Platform_Specificat... EM7345 is not supported in T460s, EM7455 is. It should report the BIOS error 1802 but is apparently does not work as expected. Lenovo has bugs even in such "core" BIOS features like WWAN whitelist I am sure they'll fix this issue very quickly, as everything that makes things worse for customers while real issues are left unnoticed. As for "Why ?" there is already long thread about it. Don't try to find any logic there.



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All three USB ports on my T460s have been working fine since the beginning (Feb 2017), but now (Jun 2017) one of them seems to have broken. I have a USB mouse and a USB keyboard, and both work just fine when plugged into the two good ports, and neither works when plugged into the bad port. Neither the light in the mouse nor in the keyboard turns on when plugged into the bad port. If I plug the keyboard into the bad port and boot into BIOS, I cannot use the keyboard to navigate the BIOS, and the numlock LED doesn't light up as it normally did. This tells me it's a hardware problem and not an OS problem. Has anyone else had such an issue? When I got my computer, luckily I ran the "sudo lsusb -v" command in Linux and captured the output in case something like this should happen. If I compare the output back then to the output now, the only important difference is as follows. Under "Hub Port Status", it used to say (when the keyboard was plugged in the port which is now bad):   Hub Port Status:
Port 1: 0000.0503 highspeed power enable connect
Port 2: 0000.0100 power
Port 3: 0000.0303 lowspeed power enable connect
Port 4: 0000.0100 power
Port 5: 0000.0103 power enable connect
Port 6: 0000.0100 power
Port 7: 0000.0103 power enable connect
Port 8: 0000.0503 highspeed power enable connect
Port 9: 0000.0100 power
Port 10: 0000.0100 power
Port 11: 0000.0100 power
Port 12: 0000.0100 power Now, it says: Hub P... Read more

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Hi Lenovo Devs,Coud you please update the BIOS?! I'm a developer. I need the combinations so muchs. I can not do much if they're miss.I googled so much and also researched on this forum of leveno. But not found any useful information. Lastest BIOS 1.42 on ThinkPad T460s did not support them.P/S: I checked that X1 Cardbon supported them. Thus, I think that it's not so difficult for copy.Please!

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I hope someone can help me.  I am having an issue with connecting my Lenovo ThinkPad X380 Yoga to a USB-C Dock.  I have installed all of the drivers and enabled Thunderbold 3 within BIOS, however only the USB, LAN connections work when I plug the dock into the Laptop.  The two displays that are plugged into the dock via Display Port do not work and the laptop seems not able to detect the displays.  Things I have tried: Plugged in only one monitor using both VGA and DP but still nothing.Uninstalled and reinstralled the drivers.Ran the Lenovo support tool to make sure all drivers on the laptop are up to date.Power cycled both the laptop and dock. As I said the USB devices plugged into the dock seem to work fine as does the LAN.  I have tried to update the firmware on the dock however I keep getting the following message: ThinkPad USB-C DP Hub version can't be checked!Please power cycle the Dock to try again. I have powercycled but still have the same message.  I am all out of ideas as to why the displays do not work.   Any ideas? 

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I got a Lenovo thinkpad laptop and its keep on going into the bios system and I forgot the password to go into everything else how do I get around it and sort it out thanks alex

A:need help lenovo thinkpad bios

There is no backdoor password.  You need to remember the password or replace the motherboard.  Sorry.

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Hi guys, I have no idea what's happening with my Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga S1 (it's about 3.5 years old, its warranty just expired). Every time I reboot, I get this weird message saying "Configuration changed, please reboot the machine...". I then proceed to reboot the machine and everything works but the bios options are always resetted! This makes the laptop extremely unusable for me as I always swap the fn/ctrl keys so that I don't have to learn a new keyboard every time I switch computers. If I go back and change the option, it works fine, but the next reboot it does the same message again and I have to reconfigure the bios at EVERY boot. I'm lucky this option is the only one I changed, otherwise someone that would have changed the boot order/graphics settings/passwords etc. would be in a much worst situation than me...At first this seemed like a typical bios battery being out of juice so that the config can't stay saved, but I've now changed the bios battery twice with new ones and this doesn't change anything... It's been working perfectly for 3 years but now it just suddenly stopped working for that reason (by not working I mean the bios that keeps resetting itself, I can still boot to my main OS just fine after).If anybody has any suggestion that would be greatly appreciated. I thought about flashing the bios but afaik it's the latest one, and anyway as I'm only running GNU/Linux I can't run the .exe tool to update it (off-topic but please lenovo have another way to u... Read more

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Hello,I have a little problem. I was trying to install win 7 to new Lenovo Thinkpad 330-15IGM, but I have been recieving "blue screen". My BIOS current version is 7XCN24WW and I found information that i need to updato BIOS to 7XCN30WW, so I can edit more settings for installation win 7. However I can't update update BIOS because on support.lenovo.com I found only .exe file of new BIOS - which I can't use because I don't have windows on my lenovo yet.https://support.lenovo.com/sk/sk/downloads/ds503429How can I update BIOS to this version?

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I have a brand new Lenovo W541.  It has Windows 10 installed.  I am trying to access the BIOS to make some changes in the settings in BIOS.  However when I pressthe F1 key during boot, it just ignores it and continues on with the normal boot process.  I have tried to use Fn+F1 and just the F1 key and neither work.  Is there any other way to get into the BIOS if that key combination does not work?  Any help will be appreciated.

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I have a ThinkPad T430i running Windows 10. I want to enable virtualization, so I need to access the BIOS to enable the feature.When I reboot my laptop it asks me to press Enter to interrupt the booting and once I do it asks me to press F1 to enter the BIOS setup. However, when I press F1 it just shows me a blank screen.I tried updating my BIOS to the latest version (from https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/nz/en/downloads/ds029252) but it still does the same thing.How do I get access to the BIOS or how do I enable virtualization without going into the BIOS?

A:Can't access the BIOS in a Lenovo ThinkPad T430i

This is what the user guide states:To start ThinkPad Setup, do the following:1. Turn on the computer. When the logo screen is displayed, press the F1 key. The ThinkPad Setupprogram main menu opens.Note: If you have set a supervisor password, the ThinkPad Setup program main menu will be displayedafter you enter the password. You can start ThinkPad Setup by pressing Enter instead of entering thesupervisor password. However, you cannot change the parameters that are protected by the supervisorpassword.

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Good afternoon all,

I'm trying to help a friend out with the above laptop. The issue he has is that when he powers it on, it loads all the way through to the desktop screen, but he's left with a black screen and cursor.

Everything else up to that point works, he gets the Windows 7 loading screen, when it has gone to the black screen - pressing ctrl, Alt and Delete brings up task manager etc, as it should do, but there's just nothing displayed for the desktop.

Can anyone give me any advice on what to look for? I'd have thought it would be a screen problem, but as I said everything else works normally.

Incidentally, booting into safe mode, it does the same thing. You get the white text in the 4 corners saying 'safe mode' and also the current build of windows text.

Thanks in advance
 

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hi i bought a brand new lenovo thinkpad t580....everything is great works fine but i have one problem....i cant access in bios settings there is a password....i never put a password...i dont put password its only read mode i cant change nothing there is any default password?why my laptop came lock?
 
Moderator edit: Added detail to Subject.

A:lenovo thinkpad t580 bios settings password

Hello,
Welcome to Lenovo Community. Just so the helpers here have all details, did you purchase the T480 directly from Lenovo or from another vendor?

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Hi, I was wondering if you could help me, I want to upgrade the BIOS of the L560 from 1.18 to 1.43. Each time I try this, it boots into the bios system, I select bios update and follow the steps until the screen says that it will reboot, but it never does. (see screenshot) Frozen at this screenAfter hours of waiting, trying to long press (20 sec) the power button shuts down the computer. Afterwards the computer boots but displays "Secure Flash Authentication failed!"After forced rebootAfter that I have to long press (20 sec) the power button again to restart the computer and it boots back into the 1.18 (I have also tried to update to version 1.22 or 1.17 (downgrade), with the same results)And also tried to "upgrade" to the same version 1.18 as well, which doesn't work because the system says that there is no new version. Do you have any tips how to upgrade the BIOS on the L560? Kind RegardsOlaf

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Please Help! I ran the Lenovo BIOS Upgrade for Thinkpad E540 for Windows 7; it didn?t work. (?Failure to Read BIOS?) So I downloaded the ISO version, and burned it to a CD. My laptop boots up ONLY from the CD. Now exactly what do I do now, in simple instructions, to upgrade from the ISO CD to the new updated BIOS so that it would be on my laptop (instead of having to boot from the CD every time)? Thanks!

A:How do I Lenovo BIOS Upgrade for Thinkpad E540 for Windows 7 from ISO CD?

Welcome to the forum!
 
If you boot from the CD (and the ISO was correctly burned on the CD), you only need to follow the instructions on the screen. If I remember correctly you need to press Enter once, (eventually confirm by pressing the "Y" key) and then the BIOS will be updated. After that you can remove the CD and boot normally.
 
You need to be connected to the AC and have a full charged battery before the update.
 
Hope this helps...
 
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Hello Guys. My name is Marius, and i have a question for you. I recently bought a Lenovo Thinkpad T440p online, and i noticed it has a supervisor password that i don't know, and neither the seller doesn't. My question is, can i update the Bios ( cause i have 2.24 version now ) without having this password? Or will it crash ? I need a 100% sure answer, as i don't want to brick my laptop. Thank you

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Hello there, I would like to buy Lenovo Thinkpad P1 - but I found tihs https://www.notebookcheck.net/Some-recent-ThinkPads-can-be-bricked-by-changing-a-UEFI-BIOS-setting.3... It seems there is a solution(very difficvult) through raspberry pi - but the details are not described  ... https://www.notebookcheck.net/ThinkPad-UEFI-failure-Experienced-users-can-repair-their-laptops-with-...  Do you know guys is it actually or no?There is any bios update which can fix this issue?  Thank you very much.

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Hello, I have just bought for my father lenovo thinkpad sl500.This model has got 2 graphic chips - integrated Intel GMA X4500, NVIDIA GeForce 9300M GS.I switched the HDD for 500 gig one and installed  fresh windows.1. issue - I cannot find drivers for 500sl - 404 - File or directory not found so i had to download them via switching between sl400,300,500C2. I cannot switch to integrated Intel GMA X4500, laptop runs automatically on NVIDIA GeForce 9300M GS.I would like to use only gma x4500 for longer battery life.OS win 7. Thank you. 

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Hi all, I have seen similar issues on the forum but not one like this. Here is my situation when powering on I get the ERROR 0199: System Security Security password retry count exceeded. It immediately goes into BIOS and then the computer freezes. My keyboard does not respond so I can not save/edit any bios settings and am stuck. I have tried using a USB keyboard but this also does not work. I have also tried a different hard drive but the same issue happens. And help would be appreciated!
 

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Hey folks,

New user here. Just updated my laptop, a Lenovo ThinkPad Carbon, to 1.26/1.19 bioses, from the Lenovo website. After the BIOS updated, my PC rebooted and immediately BSODed with 0x0000009C (0x0000000000000006, 0xFFFFF880009EEB30, 0x00000000FE000000, 0x0000000000801136).

I am unable to do anything- system repair, safe mode, etc. I also do not have a CD drive on this machine so no OEM repair either! I am typing this from my phone.. Also got a new job where I need this baby and majorly worried now. If anyone can please help, I would be greatly appreciative.
Thanks in advance.

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I've just changed the ssd (harddisk) of my Lenovo ThinkPas T440s, then installing Window 8.1 Pro on the new ssd.To do that, I first changed the bios settings, allowing for legacy boot. Then I powered-off the machine from the bios (Disable Built-in Battery), so as to change the ssd.Eventually, there was some problem with the bios, so I disconnected manually the internal battery.Bios: LENOVO GJET89WW (2.39 ) 04/12/2016Boot Mode: Legacy BIOS in UEFI[ This is the lastest bios, obtained here: support.lenovo.com/fr/fr/products/Laptops-and-netbooks/ThinkPad-T-Series-laptops/ThinkPad-T440s/20AQ/CTO1WW/downloads/DS035965 ]Now, when I enter the bios, I cannot change any setting. How can I fix that?

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Hello,
I am having trouble getting the built-in wireless adapter on this laptop to get connected to the internet. I have installed the following driver:
http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/downloads/migr-73611
but have had no luck. there are no available wireless connections I can connect to.
I have also tried to use USB wireless adapter TP-LINK TL-WN725N to connect to internet. It is able to find available connections but when it tries to connect it says unable to connect and give options to troubleshoot. Once troubleshoot is complete it says to investigate router or access point issues. I have reset the router many times. Other devices are working fine with the internet just not this laptop.
I am running windows 7 64Bit.
Please help.
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A:Lenovo Thinkpad T410 wireless issue

Can you connect the laptop to the router using a cable at all ?

using just the laptop wireless adapter
unlikely to be this as it is reporting NO networks available - but check anyway please
Check the wireless is switched ON
theres often a physical switch or a combination of the FN and one of the F keys to toggle the wireless on/off
often F2 is used - but note , not always - look for a symbol that looks a little like (( i ))

is the wireless on?

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can we see an ipconfig /all - see how below
do a tcp/ip reset - see how below
post a screen shot of xirrus please - see how below

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ipconfig /all

We would like to see the results from an ipconfig /all - post back the results in a reply here.

If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to paste the results into something like notepad and then copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post the results in a reply here.
Save the file to a USB flash drive or other removable media. Plug it into the working computer with internet access and copy the file and paste here.

If you do not have another PC - do you have a phone connected to the internet - can you photograph the result and post the image in a reply
Note: you will see entries named Tunnel adapter Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface: we dont need to see that information - JUST the information above ... Read more

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