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Lenovo E560 won't start after BIOS update

Q: Lenovo E560 won't start after BIOS update

Finally gave into the Lenovo nagging and updated the BIOS on my E560 - big mistake. It went through and installed fine, no issues with failures, etc (well none that appeared on the screen). The laptop restarted fine, it went through and updated the BIOS, restarted one final time and ...... nothing. At present I have popped the battery and the power, reset the unit (press pwr button for 15sec etc), removed all peripherals, etc, etc, googled for similar happenings and so no matter what I have done, the laptop is as dead as a brick. I have the small red power light on but that's about it. Nothing appears on the screen (so can't see UEFI/BIOS), no fans start and about the only thing that does work is the DVD drive can be opened. It's a relatively new laptop (less than 12 months old so still under warranty) but as a word of caution to other E560 owners - DO NOT INSTALL THE LATEST BIOS UPDATE. Well no unless you want an expensive paper-weight for your desk.

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Finally gave into the Lenovo nagging and updated the BIOS on my E560 - big mistake. It went through and installed fine, no issues with failures, etc (well none that appeared on the screen). The laptop restarted fine, it went through and updated the BIOS, restarted one final time and ...... nothing. At present I have popped the battery and the power, reset the unit (press pwr button for 15sec etc), removed all peripherals, etc, etc, googled for similar happenings and so no matter what I have done, the laptop is as dead as a brick. I have the small red power light on but that's about it. Nothing appears on the screen (so can't see UEFI/BIOS), no fans start and about the only thing that does work is the DVD drive can be opened. It's a relatively new laptop (less than 12 months old so still under warranty) but as a word of caution to other E560 owners - DO NOT INSTALL THE LATEST BIOS UPDATE. Well no unless you want an expensive paper-weight for your desk.

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Hi, I have just attempted to fix a minor problem I have been experiencing with my E560 Thinkpad where the display won't come back on after the laptop has been asleep, one of the fixes was a BIOS update. I downloaded multiple updates from the Lenovo support page and they all installed successfully except the BIOS update which prompted me not to power off while the update was in progress and told me to keep the battery charging, I accepted and my laptop instantly froze on the current screen that reads: "SCT flash utility for Lenovofor Windows V1.0.3.1 SecureFlash BIOS detectedRead BIOS image from fileInitialize Flash ModuleRead Current Bios" it made some mechanical noises and has simply been frozen like this for a few hours now with the keyboard and mousepad unresponsive. I realise now that you need a disk or usb with the BIOS update in order to flash the BIOS, so I'm wondering if I can just power off by holding the power button and turn back on or if this will corrupt my BIOS and "brick" my laptop. Thank you in advance for any offered solutions.

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The laptop in question on this post is a ThinkPad E560 with i5-6500U and R7 M370. Recently I updated my E560 BIOS to the latest version (1.19) from 1.12. Am I just imagining, or has someone else also noticed, that the fan would have got significantly noisier on newer BIOS versions? Version 1.17 states as one of the changes: - (New) Improved smart fan function. Especially when plugged in, simply scrolling web pages on Firefox often seems to cause the fan to ramp very quickly close to max speed and then quickly back down to low speed/off. When this happens CPU usage is at max approx 45% and CPU temperature reaches maximum of ~60C according to Core Temp. Personally I find this kind of rapid fan ramping up/down the most annoying kind there is. The gradual slow change up/down on my previous T60 was much more pleasant. I find it odd that a modern ULV CPU would need this kind of quick fan ramping, when an old T7200 with the hot X1300 GPU would manage to stay just fine and stable without constantly spinning the fan to max speed. To be honest I am not entirely pleased with the E560 to begin with as I'm coming from T-series laptop and this fan issue is making me even more displeased.  Anything that can be done to the fan behaviour? TPFanControl has long since been discontinued and unfortunately doesn't work for the E560. CPU cooling police is set to passive on power options, but that has never seemed to do anything on any computer that I've tried.

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

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Hello,Can anyone help with information ,   where i can find drivers for Lenovo E560 ,  to use with SCCM version 1602. maybe i can use drivers from any other model?? thank you!

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We need to purchase 3 notebooks for our company. We chose Lenovo Thinkpad E560. We want to know when the 2016 generation will be released in order to decide to wait for the 2016 generation or go ahead with the 2015 generation.

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Hello ,     My window is Win-7 pro . I found this problem that my battery show "Plugged in not charging" . I already tried the follwing instructions . It is not ok for me. Please help me . It is just only 2 days ago that I bought it.>Disconnect AC>Shutdown>Remove battery>Connect AC>Startup>In Device Manager, Under the Batteries category, right-click all of the Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery listings, and select Uninstall (it?s ok if you only have 1).>Shutdown>Disconnect AC>Insert battery>Connect AC>Startup

A:Lenovo E560 , plugged in not charging

Also have this problem, unacceptable for the brand new laptop!!!

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Hi,

This is regarding lenovo E560 which getting mathematical error with result code : WVC007002-UL7W8G.
I tried to update the display driver but still not resolved. This machine is running on Windows 10 64 bit. Kindly assist
 

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HiI have a problem with my laptop's amd video card.When I remove battery from my laptop and only use the ac adaptor, the FPS of pes 2016 drops to around 30 fps but when I use my battery(whether ac adaptor is connected or not) it is 60 fps!!!why should it be like that?why is my laptop so dependent on the battery? what is wrong with my laptop?I have updated the bios to the latest version from the lenovo website! I did a test with and without battery and I have these results using gpuz:when using battery while playing Pes 2016 for some time:?and here without battery and only with ac power:?? as you see GPU Load is fully loaded when no battery inserted while other conditions were the same!I tried every mix possible to work around the poblem but had no success to fix this!I tried to change the power options and also changed bios settings as far as I could but still no success to fix the issue!Why should my laptop be so dependant on the battery?I have:ram: 16 GBcpu: i7 - 6500UHDD 1GBamd r7 m370 video cardintel hd 520 video onboard ac adaptor outpot: 20 V with 3.25 A

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hello guys, am new here can i replace my wifi card? And change it from intel to broadcom?mine is "? Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165, 1x1, Wi-Fi + BT combo adapter, M.2 Card"and i want to replace it with Broadcom BCM4352can i replace it with any kind and model of broadcom or there are just 2-3 types that support my laptop :/please someone answerthanks i really appreciate your works guys

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The following Link for Intel 8260 Wireless Software for Bluetooth doesn't work since 29th August 2016. http://support.lenovo.com/de/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/thinkpad-edge-laptops/thinkpad-e560/do... Spoiler (Highlight to read)404 - File or directory not found. The resource you are looking for might have been removed, had its name changed, or is temporarily unavailable.404 - File or directory not found. The resource you are looking for might have been removed, had its name changed, or is temporarily unavailable. Please fix this issue. No correction after using the Feedback-Button on the webpage so far.

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I can't install driver of AMD Graphic in windows 7 X64. after install driver, it shows below error in device manager: "Windows cannot verify the digital signature for the drivers required for this device. A recent hardware or software change might have installed a file that is signed incorrectly or damaged, or that might be malicious software from an unknown source. (Code 52)" please help me , How can i install this driver ...?

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I am new to the Lenovo brand. My old HP would not upgrade to Win 10, so I ordered an E560 from my usual source a couple of weeks back. I received that, and did the free upgrade to Win 10. All was working well with that. I then checked the Lenovo site for upgrades, and there was a Bios update. I was using the autodetect feature, so pretty sure it was the right file! It downloaded, started the install, and never rebooted. Battery was fully charged, AC was connected. I contacted support, and they suggested after some troubleshooting that I contact the vendor for a new one. I'd only had it a week. I now have the new one. Question 1: The free Win 10 upgrade date has passed. This laptop is licensed for 10, but I can't find/figure out where to get it, how to install it. Question 2: I assume that at some point in the update process, the bios update will come back onto the list. Are they normally safe to do? I've never bricked a computer before, so I'm a bit concerned about doing the same thing again. Any help would be greatly appreciated! RegardsJohn

A:E560 Bios and OS

Windows 10 license is tied to the hardware it is installed on and can't be transfered.New laptop require now purchasing Windows 10.You still can get free Windows 10 if you declare that you use assistive technologies (something Microsoft can't check).https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/accessibility/windows10upgrade

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So the computer I have right now takes at least 3-7 minutes to do a shut down. Which is kinda ridiculous, I have made sure all drivers are up to date even the BIOS, all windows updates installed, and also tried clean boot by disabling all startup items, and all services except Microsoft, I also tried the normal boot option and that did not work,

any ideas guys?

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yes it is windows 7 64 bit

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i also tried this and it did not work Shut Down -Speed Up

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Hi so i tried to create a recovery disk, but i failed because the usb drive that i was copying was apperenty too small (its 16gb) and after it failed it seem the program or something deleted the q partion. Not excacly sure how it happend, but is there anyway to get the partion back and/or get a recovery disk?

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bought this recently, and must say that i am pretty pissed. i did installation of windows 7 on it and it worked fine for some 10 days till it got BSOD cause of bad system info and couldnt even load into windows. only solution was to reinstall. i did fresh install and i got BSOD with fresh install after only few days. checked internet for solution and saw that you could select windows 7 os in bios for optimized settings that should prevent BSOD. but no option for windows 7 in bios. only for win 8 and other OS. i thought ok, i will just download latest bios and flash it. but what happened when i downloaded bios (a2cn38ww) from support page?i got this message "your machine does not match with this bios". so does anyone know where i can actually  download correct bios, or how to contact lenovo support so they can tell me where to download bios?

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Hi again, I've trying to update the bios using steps from instructions but I  receive the same error: :\Users\Marius\Desktop\d7cn30ww (1)\WIN\64bit>SET ERRORLEVEL=C:\Users\Marius\Desktop\d7cn30ww (1)\WIN\64bit>echo Delay 10sec...Delay 10sec...C:\Users\Marius\Desktop\d7cn30ww (1)\WIN\64bit>delay.exe 10000C:\Users\Marius\Desktop\d7cn30ww (1)\WIN\64bit>wRwECx64.exe 45 80===================================================================Compal Electronics, INC. 3.1.1.9Author : STD SID TEAM.Utility: [WinPE] wRwECx64.exeWARNING: THIS PROGRAM IS FOR INTERNAL USE ONLY.Copyright (C) 2015 Compal Electronics, INC. All rights reserved.===================================================================[DLLLB] ERROR : WTDMDRV : Unable to install driver!ERROR : Load driver fail.Error Code : 0x80000019, CplProject Initialize fail!Desktop\d7cn30ww (1)\WIN\64bit>IF "0" == "1" goto Tag2Desktop\d7cn30ww (1)\WIN\64bit>IF NOT "0" == "1" goto NG01Desktop\d7cn30ww (1)\WIN\64bit>echo 45 80 Fail 1>>log.txtDesktop\d7cn30ww (1)\WIN\64bit>goto TagDesktop\d7cn30ww (1)\WIN\64bit>echo Delay 10sec...Delay 10sec...Desktop\d7cn30ww (1)\WIN\64bit>delay.exe 10000Desktop\d7cn30ww (1)\WIN\64bit>wRwECx64.exe 45 80 How can it be fixed?

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Hi there!I recently bought a Lenovo B430 with a Celeron B830 inside and was thinking about upgrading to an Ivy Bridge CPU. My question is: do I have to do any BIOS update on it? My BIOS version is HOET36WW from 2012-08-20Thanks in advance and sorry for the bad english!

A:Lenovo B430 BIOS update

Hi Rodrigovhn,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
I?m sorry to inform that Lenovo B430 Laptop is only compatible with the Celeron processor range as Ivy Bridge new technology the Motherboard/System board will not be compatible with the normal working of the computer, this is the reason the BIOS update is only available for Celeron processors only.
 
Do post us back for further queries.
 
Best Regards

Shiva Kumar





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Hello everyone!I have really big issues with my Lenovo G505s laptop.(A8-4500M, 4GB ram, 7640G+8570M, windows 7 professional)I have around 20-25 FPS in every game when my charger is plugged in.When I plug it out, I get around 80-90 FPS boost.I did research in a lot of forum, and for some people helped that they updated the BIOS. I searched for BIOS update,I found it(v3.0), but for Windows 8 & 8.1.Is it compatible with Windows 7?Can I make any damage in my laptop if I install that? Please HELP!











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A:Lenovo G505s BIOS Update

the bios update will work fine i imagen 

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Hi all, Need help on my Lenovo G40-70 that I've just bought 6 months ago where I accidently bricked the laptop after BIOS update. It seems during the BIOS updating process it when well but after 2nd reboot there's some message on the screen that the BIOS failed to update factory setting and it freeze on the message for quiet sometimes. After a long wait I decided to long press Start button for hard reboot. Then the scary part comes in where it seems the laptop can't longer shows the Lenovo logo & cannot even boot to Windows, just black screen. Hope anyone can help me on this and give some advice on what I'm going to do. I would like to tried myself first before ending up with warranty claim since I'm worried I've brick the warranty due to wrong BIOS update procedure....











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A:Lenovo G40-70 Bricked by BIOS Update

hi mahdhir2005,
 
Im sorry to hear that.
 
  I would suggest you call the Lenovo Technical Team regarding the Issue. If it is the BIOS that's causing the issue then there maybe no source or option to have it fixed without they're help or service.
 
  If the BIOS software you downloaded was from a legit Lenovo Site and correct model, then I think It will be ok to Just report them what happened and ask for possible option.
 
Hope this helped
Thanks!
 
 




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Does anyone know where I can download the BIOS for my lenovo K450 thinkcentre motherboard? Thanks in advance,Eric  

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I Really frustrated from the lack support of the laptop G580, there is no support for windows 10, no drivers, no BIOS update, I keep trying to found solutions without any luck, recently I bought an Original Lenovo Battery but my laptop does not charging it and keep say unauthorized battery, i tried every solution in the world but none is worked, one solution leave it at the end is to update the Bios, currently i have 62CN40WW and the next version is 62cn97ww_64.exe but lot of peoples having bugs and problems with this new version without any solution, also there is no version for windows 10, so i can't take the rest damage my motherboard as I just changed it. 

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Dear Community ! I have failed to update the BIOS. Please help me to solve this problem Thank you in advance ! Tamas 

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From the official site downloaded the updates for the BIOS version 2.04, and was 3.00, now downloaded version 3.00 when you install fixed it secure flash invalid firmware image error what to do ?

A:Lenovo G505 Bios update

Hi Tony,         
 
Welcome to Lenovo Forums.
 
We are really sorry to hear about the issue you are facing.
 
You can go to the bios and disable secure boot. Save and exit. Try to install the update again.
 
Hope this helps.
 
Regards,
Shashi Kumar
 
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My Windows 10 N22 does not output audio to my digital TV when connected with an HDMI cable. I have tried it on several TV's with the same result. I get video, but the audio comes from the laptop speakers. The TV is not even available to select as a Playback Device in Sounds, only the speakers show up. I have tried to udate the BIOS, as the latest BIOS is supposed to resolve an HDMI audio issue.  However, when I try to update it, I get a message that reads "ERROR 180 - BIOS part numbers do not match!" My current BIOS version is 0YCN14WW.

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Hi everyone. I have a problem with my t430s, after updating the bios using lenovo online tool, my pc won't start anymore.  It powers, after a few seconds the wifi indicator led turn on, and stays like that. No beeps, nothing. Tried removing bios battery, the 10 press plus long press of power button, but no luck. Does anyone know a way to revive it? I don't have warranty on it. Thanks.

A:Lenovo T430s BIOS Update failed

Problem solved. I found some 1333 ram today and insert into my laptop. The old 1066 tams are not supported in this bios appears...  

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Hi, I recently bought the Lenovo g50 (80e501g3us) laptop that came loaded with Windows 8.1. I decided to downgrade to Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) because the laptop came loaded with spyware such as Superfish and I prefer Windows 7. I first created a system image of the computer for safety and then i rebooted with the Windows 7 CD. I had to delete all of the partitions in order to install Windows 7. The installation was a success and I started updating all of the drivers for my model based on the Windows 7 64 bit OS that I got from Lenovo's website. All drivers except 2 worked which said it required an update. I then flashed my BIOS with the version that I downloaded from Lenovo's website thinking that this might solve my problems. After the BIOS was flashed I received an error that this was the wrong BIOS.Now I get the following errors: Default boot device missing or boot failedInsert recovery media and hit any keyThen select boot manager to choose a new boot device or to boot recovery media This then present me to the boot option menu with the following option only listed:efi pxe network I have inserted the DVD that I used to install Windows 7, however, it is not being recognized or loading since the only option is efi pxe network. I get the following error: EFI Network 0 for IPv4 (MAC Addresss inside here) boot failedWhen I click OK it then says checking media before presenting me to the same screen My original BIOS version is B0CN40WWThe ... Read more

A:Lenovo G50-80 BIOS Update Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Reset the BIOS to default before you do anything else. 
 

Unplug AC adapter (remove from notebook).
Remove main battery
Press and hold the power button for 30 seconds (power drain)
Replace main battery
Replace AC adapter (plug into wall then notebook)

This should reset the BIOS to factory defaults, but you should enter the BIOS to make sure your boot order has been changed to indicate your choice of booting (DVD, HDD).  I would also turn off network boot (disable) as you should not need that option for Windows 7, 8 or 10 to work correctly.
 
Good luck.
 
CB

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I have the Lenovo IdeaCentre 700-25ISH and my bios version is from 3/18/2016  FWKT42A, and i see that the new version came out on 12/29/2016  FWKT65AI need to know if i should update or just leave it as it is?!And where is the changelog bettween the 2 versions or all version that came out to see what was updated? Thanks.

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Hi! I updated my Lenovo T430u's BIOS from version 2.11 to 2.13 this morning and everything is slow since. I mean: sloooow. I had a functionnal dual boot Windows 10/Linux Mint but now Linux Mint takes around 3 minutes to boot. It took 25 seconds before. I figured it was related to the disk so I did the memory and disk diagnostics but everything seems ok. Even booting from USB/DVD is slow. I tried restoring default settings from BIOS, putting the battery in maintenance mode, removing the battery and even disconnecting the CMOS backup battery for an hour. I then tried to downgrade the BIOS but it does not seem like an option. This would probably fix my problem since everything was ok at version 2.11.I am really out of solution here! Please help, my computer is not usable in this state :/ Julien

A:Lenovo T430u BIOS update 2.13 slow

It looks a lot like this problem:https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T400-T500-and-newer-T/T500-takes-15-minutes-to-boot-after-bios... The only thing is that I don't have an "Intel AMT" option to disable in the BIOS :/ Help!

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Hi guys, I would like to know where I can download for my notebook the last bios update. Lenovo TM 3000 G530 4151 Bios Version: 0CCN58WW V1.24 , Revision: 0.88 thanks lancs    

A:Lenovo 3000 G530 last bios update?

Hi lancs , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
The support website officially publish any certified BIOS intended for your machine. 
Best to use your serial number to get ones specific for your machine. 
 
If you do not have any issue , it would be best to keep the current ones and simply load its default if needed. 
Similar discussion here and here that may help you. 
Similar article about updating lenovo bios and drivers here. 
 
Hope this help answer your current query.
 
Regards

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Hi,I can't find an update file for my lenovo laptop, can someone give the latest update of my laptop bios?My laptop: Lenovo Y700-15ISKKind Regards.

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Hey guys, So I got two problema actually with my laptop. The first one is that after my bios update of may 10 2016 my laptop wont reboot anymore. No bios screen or anything, only the logo lights up and the fans stop working after few seconds. The reason for my update was because i bought a new Wifi card the wimax 6250 which is actually whitelisted, didnt work at the begin so I thought updating the bios would help. But now I screwed my laptop which im using for my study. Can someone pls help me with suggestions? Also removing the mobo battery didnt help, after its says that it has been reseted it boots again without anything happeninng.

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I can not find link of update file for BIOS on official support site.Lenovo companion offers download BIOS update of another types laptops(YOGA 3), but I don't want do it. I think it's dangerous.What should i do? 

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A have a lenovo g580 (20157) model. My bios version is 62CN34WW. I want to know if there is any update available for my bios ASAP.

A:Lenovo g580 20157 bios update

Hi piyushsohal94,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
I?m glad to inform you that BIOS Update is not required for G580 (20157) model and it is not available online as it is not required.
 
Do post us back for further queries.
 
Best Regards

Shiva Kumar






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I'm using lenovo g50-70 (20351) i have upgarded from windows8.1(preinstalled) to windows10, but however i didn't find the BIOS driver update for windows 10 in the lenovo support website there still didn't updated the bios driver for windows 10, so present there is driver for windows8.1 only, so when will we get the bios update for windows 10?










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A:LENOVO G50-70 (20351) BIOS update for WINDOWS 10 ?

KGKR1212 wrote:
I'm using lenovo g50-70 (20351) i have upgarded from windows8.1(preinstalled) to windows10, but however i didn't find the BIOS driver update for windows 10 in the lenovo support website there still didn't updated the bios driver for windows 10, so present there is driver for windows8.1 only, so when will we get the bios update for windows 10?

When I look up your system on the support page I see quite a few updates, drivers and such that support windows 8.1 and 10.  If you are looking for a BIOS update or patch, those are usually OS neutral and are applied with either a BIOS utility or patcher that works in DOS mode and some can use a windows based utility.
 
Are you trying to use a BIOS update to fix an issue or just get the "latest and greatest" for your computer?  Mostly I would not recommend updating your BIOS unless it is absolutely neccessary to fix a troublesome issue or problem with hardware.
 
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First of all I want to say that I am extremely disappointed with the experience I had with my Lenovo. After I bought it I found out that Lenovo, for some reason, disabled the Turbo Boost option of the CPU. I tried to fix it by entering the BIOS but the options there were limited, so I decided to update the BIOS. I downloaded the BIOS update for 64-bit windows(i am running windows 8 which is compatible with the said update utillity). I ran the .exe and followed all the instructions (did not shut-down restart or anything my computer). After installing it automatically restarted and a Lenovo logo prompted on the screen followed by ">>Start PXE over IPv6, Press [ESC] to EXIT..." after that "EFI Network 0 for IPv6(numbers and letters) boot failed". Then ">>Start PXE over IPv4" which failed and a blue box poped saying "Default Boot Device Missing or Boot Failed. Insert Recovery Media and Hit any ket then select boot manager to choose a new boot device or to boot recovery media". Pressed ok and got me to Boot Manager screen. Boot option Menu had only EFI Network 0 for IPv6 and EFI Network 0 for IPv4". What should I do?Note that I tried to start up both with and without the ethernet cable in.

A:Lenovo G780 not working after BIOS update

You are the third victim here of this bios update...

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Hello all, The latest BIOS update looks like it is targeted for units with an i3 6006U cpu: Summary of changes==================General Information:1KCN28WW:1. PCR: new CPU(i3-6006U) support:(1) Fix S4 stress issue2. Checksum: 1KCN28WW.IMC -0x5465E40A- (by sum.exe) Now, since my unit has an i3-6100U, does anyone see any need for me to install this BIOS update? Thanks, newlaptop

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Hello! My wifi stoped working and I updated all drivers and it didn't work. Then for the last thing I've updated the bios from 9acn28ww to 9acn32ww from the site. It went OK, but now that I try to acess the setup I'm prompted by a system password I didn't set earlier, it was empty. It came with Windows 8 installed, but I was using Windows 7 with MBR partition and now I can't configure to Legacy and nothing... Is there any default password like "password" ? Thanks in advance!

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Hi all , I have a Lenovo V570 laptop. I had problems for some time now with the heating , in like 15 minutes it reached 85 C .
I decided to apply termo paste to the processor and the video card ! After doing this it still had a hight temperature . Then i tried tu update my bios seeing there is a new version, and then my laptop stoped working in the middle of this operation it just frooze up! The bios update has crashed (P.S the update was downloded from the official lenovo site ) . I restarted and the a black screen apeared and I can't do nothing. I hear the fan is running when i start the computer for like max 10 seconds. Also i hear the HDD and the DVD rom. I plugged in into the USB a telephone and it started charging it, the usb works. I tried to reset the bios but on this kind of motherboard there is no Pin to reset it. I tried to boot the bios from an USB flash but did not do nothing !
I pluged in an externam monitor but it is still black !

Please help me with this , what can I do ?
Is the motherboard dead becouse the bios updae failed ?
How can i test if the motherboard is dead to bee soure ?
 

A:Lenovo V570 bios update crash

I found this procedure on a lenovo forum. Give it a shot and see if it works for you. If not, it is not worth putting money into fixing this laptop.. New ones are pretty cheap and having a new mb installed in this one will cost more than a new laptop.

BTW the spelling errors are from the forum NOT mine.

Bios recovery procedure

How to Recover a bad or brick bios in lenovo laptops:

1.Download Phoenix Wincrisis then Click on the WINCRIS.exe and choose CREATE MINIDOS CRISIS DISK and press START to make: USB Flopy or usb flash memory.
When creating the boot Floppy or usb memory, select from Folder Options to view the hiden and system files and delete or rename the file config.sys if present.
2. Download your Bios file from lenovo.com if u dont have it, Rename your BIOS file to bios.wph and copy it to your: USB Floppy/usb memory.
3.Plug USB Floppy/usb memory into laptop and shotdown.
4. Hold down Fn+R keys and while holding press the power button.
5. Now you should hear the flopy drive working or usb blinking, hold the keys for a while.
6. Leave the computer for few min. and if the computer does not restart it self turn the power down.
7. if everything went OK the computer shold start normally.
Download Phoenix Wincrisis Links:
link to file
http://www.mediafire.com/?ztmilmmeymr
Note: This procedure is for Phoenix BIOS`es only and this metod works only for lenovo.
VERY IMPORTANT NOTICE ABOUTE RECOVERY LENOVO LAPTOPS: Do not take off your battery before flashing unlike the other... Read more

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Hello,  I got an update from lenovo system update and I accepted the update. After the reboot, it went into the bios and I just selected "exit without saving". Then everything's dead now. The computer powers on, but it doesn't even show the Lenovo logo. When I try to go into the bios with that small button, the same thing happens. Is there anyway to recover the bios with a flash drive somehow? I found an instruction to recover the bios using the USB drive, but it needed a BIOS.PWH file which I don't know how to get for Lenovo Z510.  PLEASE HELP ME! I'm freaked out   

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

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