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Lenovo firmware updates - how long are they created for

Q: Lenovo firmware updates - how long are they created for

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

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Preferred Solution: Lenovo firmware updates - how long are they created for

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

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Iam having a strange issue with keyboard on my msi ge62vr 6rf apache pro laptop, to solve issue i asked msi for support , they said to reset ec firmware and im doing it , but the problem is my laptop stuck at shutting down screen and its loading forever like 17 hours now , what do i do , ? Should i wait ?
 

A:How long will it take to reset ec firmware?

Power off then
 

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Hi guys, new to the forum but have lurked for a while. I don't know much about computers, just the basics. Anyways, I recently created two file folders to put some of my personal photos in. I gave the file folders long names, roughly 110 characters, to specify where the photos were taken, etc.

Now I can not access those folders, and one of them I literally created only 5 minutes ago. It won't let me rename it, delete it, open it, or anything really. When I right click on it, it only gives me 6 options, whereas functioning folders give me 19 options when I right click on them. I have folders in the same section that work perfectly, but they have shorter file names. I was thinking my long file names on the two non-working folders is causing me this problem. I don't want to delete them those folders, I really need to access them since I do not have a backup of those photos.

Anyone know how to gain access to these folders? I thought maybe I need to find a way to rename it, or maybe something else. Please help me, I will be forever grateful.

A:[SOLVED] New File Folder Created- Long Name- Now Can't Access It

Hi,

A rather old thread but I think the info still stands. See if it helps;

Windows XP won't recognize files with long file names

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Is there anyone that created Win Xp CD / DVD updates.

I would still like to put xp on computers for the eldery people in my building to use to install and play games. It would be better if I could find someone that has created a windows xp with the Microsoft windows updates from SP2 or SP3?

I wouldn't now how to manually individually google all microsoft windows updates

If anyone has or can create such a cd / dvd I would be interested in it.

A:Is there anyone that created Win Xp DVD updates

Hi you can find xp sp 1,2,3 here Service Pack and Update Center - Microsoft Windows
and here Latest Windows Service Packs & Updates (Updated June 2014)

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Hi guys,

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

A:Firmware updates

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

A:How are firmware updates delivered?

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

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

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

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

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


 

A:firmware updates trouble

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

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

A:BIOS and Firmware Updates

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

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Someone I know gave me their Lenovo G50-45 laptop to fix it. The issue it is having is that when it is powered, it takes a long time to get to the Lenovo logo screen. It was reported to take as long as 30 minutes or more. Interestingly, I opened it up to clean it up if needed and disconnected multiple parts. After reassemblying it properly (suprisingly not breaking or missing anything), I turned it on and it immediately showed the Lenovo logo screen. That suprised me. However, this did speed did not last. After multiple shutdowns and reboots, it has started to take longer and longer to get to the Lenovo logo screen. I also noticed that it seems to be restarting multiple times prior to it showing the Lenovo logo screen. I can tell by seeing the Power LED turning off every once in awhile and then turns on a second or so later. I haven't timed it yet to see if there is a definite pattern. But it does seem somewhat random in how many times it does this. With 8GB of RAM, it works fairly well after it gets to the Lenovo logo screen and it boots into Windows 10. Runs great except for getting to the Lenovo logo screen. I have run the Lenovo Diagnostics Tool, but running the Quick and Full Scans. Yet there were no issues that it could detect (except for Bluetooth not being connected to a device). At this point, I am certain it is either a hardware issue or a firmware issue. It can't be a software issue as this issue occurs before any software is loaded and lik... Read more

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

A:Firmware updates from printer not wanted.

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

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Hello,

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

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

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

Thanks,
Daniel.
 

A:Yamaha CD Writer - Firmware Updates

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

A:DANGER USING FIRMWARE UPDATES FOR HARDWARE

Do yourself a favor and purchase a DVD Burner.

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

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

A:ssd firmware updates wipe ssd drive?

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

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i recently upgraded the hard drive in my computer, and copied over everything to create a new boot drive. 25% is fat32, the rest is nfts. i can install programs but when i go to update them or after i finish installing some of them i get read to memory error, and computer will randomly restart itself. upon restart scan disk runs and it reads inconsistency in one of the volumes, and truncates whatever was downloaded/installed, and proceeds with boot. this is frustraiting, so should i reformat and create another boot again or is there something else i could do. tia.
 

A:created new boot drive, get read mem error on updates

oh yeah i have xp pro w/ sp2 on drive
 

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

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

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

A:Dell Inspiron 13 5368 Firmware Updates

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

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Hello,

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

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

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

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

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

Thank you very much for your advice
Nicole Rosset

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

Hi NicoleRosset,

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

I hope I could help :)

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Hello, we have some T440p/T540p with Intel SSDSC2BF240A5L SSD. Firmwareversions are LT2i and LT6i.We would like to update these Firmwares to the latest version. FWSD48 (https://support.lenovo.com/ro/en/downloads/ds038904) seems to be the latest. For our SSDs the FW-Version (Reference Readme) is "LUSi" which seems to be newer than LT2i/LT6i.But the Tools says that no newer FW is avaiable neither for LT6i to LUSi nor LT2i to LUSi, even not for LT2i to LT6i. What can we do? Thank you in advance.Regards

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

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

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

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

Jerry

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


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


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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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HelloIn a couple of weeks I want to install fedora 24 on my Lenovo y50-70, but I don't want to have problems again with secureboot. The problem I had when I installed fedora 23 (or any other Linux) is that I can't put off secureboot, every time I disable secureboot in BIOS it automatically sets it back to enable (I save of course) so I installed fedora 23 with secureboot, the problems were slow start-ups and a lot of problems with virtualization (the problem is secureboot, I have enabled virtualization in BIOS). I know now how to fix virtualization with secureboot, so that's not my question.My question is could I flash the firmware to something different where secureboot is off or not there? Or anyone has a solution how I can put off secureboot completely?A second question is do I lose performance when I don't install my OS in UEFI? So in BIOS mode. I have read some articles some say not, some say it depends.Thank you for reading my postGreetingsGraham  

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I have received two updates from Windows Update in settings on Windows 10. They are for the Flex 4-1580 and they are Lenovo Firmware 2.22.0, which released on 2/23/2017,  which failed to install, and Lenovo Firmware 2.23.0, which released on 3/24/2017, which failed to install as well. I was wondering if anyone has faced the same issues, and if so, how you may have gone about to resolve it.   Thanks.

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Hi I have a T430 and yesterday (12 feb) it said that it needs to do a Lenovo firmware update. I ran through the installation and it finished and prompted me to reboot. I didn't think it at the time but I have never before seen a firmware update install unprompted (this was not a windows update it was a Lenovo Firmware Update and ran through some considerable command line output before finishing and then asking for a reboot). When it booted back up everything was fine but within a few hours I started to experience wifi problems. Connections would randomly drop and so on.  And I would get strange DNS errors such as DNS_FINISHED_NO_INTERNET. After a while the wifi became unusable. So I performed a windows restore to before the Lenovo firmware update and it fixed the wifi issues, the NIC connected again as normal. But then today the sound started to go crackily and jumpy.  This resolved itself on reboot however I am concerned that after having the laptop for about a year (refurbished) with no issues (except a keyboard issue which  I will write another post about) that I then have 2 hardware issues hours after the Lenovo firmware update.So my 2 questions are: Is the Lenovo firmware update legitimate? if so it known to have caused issues to anyone else? and depending on the answer to them questions is there any advice I should be following? Official or otherwise.ThanksDamian

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I have received two updates from Windows Update in settings on Windows 10. They are for the Flex 4-1580 and they are Lenovo Firmware 2.22.0, which released on 2/23/2017,  which failed to install, and Lenovo Firmware 2.23.0, which released on 3/24/2017, which failed to install as well. I was wondering if anyone has faced the same issues, and if so, how you may have gone about to resolve it.   Thanks.

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