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Q: HP BIOS Utility

I have an HP Envy dv6-7000 that someone replaced the motherboard in, or they wiped the bios clean I used several NbDmiFit versions but I still get a massage "this utility can not be executed on this platform". Does anyone know how the access the bios as everything I start up the computer it first says that the model, serial number, CT and other bios info has values of A000. Can anyone tell be what utility will work HPBQ138 works on several other HP computers I have worked on, but I can't get into this BIOS to re-program it.

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Preferred Solution: HP BIOS Utility

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I am guessing that something quite wrong was done in 2.20 (and it persists into 2.21). There was no such errant behavior with 2.19, as I've confirmed by reinstalling 2.19.  Works perfectly and boots promptly and the BIOS Setup utility works lickity-split with 2.19, just like it always has.  But with the install of 2.20 the behavior changed drastically.
 
Looking at the README for BIOS 2.20 this definitely seems like the culprit:
 
[Problem fixes]- Fixed an issue where fan might rotated with max speed due to not reading CPU   temperature correctly.- Fixed an issue where system might not boot to OS when attached an external monitor   and its USB3 devices.- Fixed an issue where network boot might happened at reboot after resume from suspend   by Wake On LAN.
 
 
At first I thought I had blown the BIOS update, since my screen was simply black for what seemed like 1-2 minutes after displaying the Lenovo logo and "press ENTER to interrupt" message.  I pressed ENTER repeatedly but nothing happened, for a long time.  Eventually, the hard drive activity LED on the P70 started flashing, and seemingly almost 2 minutes later, the machine came to life and boot process continued normally.
 
Then, once I entered the BIOS, I used the right-arrow key to navigate through the tabs.  No problem until I got to the Security tab and then pressed right-arrow one more time to navigate into the Boot tab... and it hung!  Didn't go ri... Read more

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 Dear all, I'm trying to automate the bios settings with the latest HP Bios Configuration Utility using SCCM 2012.When the task is rebooting the system, I get this message."The following configuration change has been requested"How do I automate to accept this up front? Kind regardsDries

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Hello:

This is my first post here, so hi to everyone.
I just got an ASUS X401a Notebook and I want to use a flash drive to boot from Linux.
I need to change the sequence in the BIOS so that the flash drive is first choice to boot from.
I have no problem accessing the BIOS utility, but it allows me to alter only some settings. Those in blue colored font I can change those in black font I cannot. What drive to boot from first is in black and not adjustable.
I used command line to work as admin and I also set up a password for admin in the BIOS to access the BIOS utility, but still no go; some things are allowed to be changed some aren't.

Any help is appreciated.

A:BIOS: Can access BIOS utility, but cannot change settings.

Is it asking for a password or something?

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i think tere is broblem with bios because there is no functuion to control vram for example or many other things .... can any body help ....thx 

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 Hi,trying to change BIOS language using HP Bios Configuration Utility but get Error code 6 - Access Denied (failed due to BIOS permissions).BIOS version is THI vA0.08.I can read (get) successfully but cannot change any setting...tried to change other settings unsuccessfully.What am I missing? Do I need to set a password first?

A:Can't change bios language - HP BIOS Configuration Utility -...

I should have mentioned...language is currently Dutch and I would like to set it to English. I removed the * and placed in front of English...essentially following instructions in the manual so that is not the issue.thanks in advance for your help ?

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lenovo 7360  link bios http://support.lenovo.com/hu/hu/products/Desktops-and-all-in-ones/ThinkCentre-M-Series-desktops/Thin...

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I do not have any sound and am including the following information for those who might glean more understanding than I.SoundMAX Integrated Digital Audio Manufacturer; Analog Devices. Inc.Location PCI Bus 0. device 31, function 5 From Properties ; General Device Staus This device cannot start. [Code 10 ]ResourcesResource settings:This device isn't using any resources because it has a problem.In Device Manager! SoundMAX Integrated Digital Audio System InformationProblem DevicesDevice PNP Device ID Erro CodeSoundMAX Integrated Digital Audio PCI\VEN-8086&DEV-2445&SUBSY... This device cannot start Specifications Compaq System Model: Presario 4403US BIOS Version: Compaq 686P9 v1.10 Memory (RAM) Capacity: 256.50 MB Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition Version: 5.1.2600 Service Pack: 2.0 Processor Intel? Celeron™ CPU 1400MHz Version: x86 Family 6 Model 11 Stepping 1 Speed: 1395 MHz Location: C:\WINDOWS PID: 55277-OEM-0011903-00101 Hot Fix: KB898461

A:Bios Set Up Utility

You are reporting one problem after another in over a dozen different threads on this forum started since the first of January.IMO its time for you to perform a "Repair install" or "Clean Install Windows XP".

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hello i need screenshots of this utility's boot menu and its sub-menus.
i googled but couldn't find complete screen-shots. thanks in advance.
 

A:insideh20 bios utility v3.5

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Hi. I have an M58 7360APU that I've upgraded to WIN7. It was running slow with only 2GB RAM, so I added 2GB. It runs fine, but now when I reboot it barks about the memory change. However I can't change any options in the BIOS itself. I read that I need a config utility, so I downloaded 5CJW77USA & ran: cfgwin60 config.txt /capture - but it fails with the following: C:\Lenovo\bios>srwin60 config.txt /captureSRWin  Version 1.00 File(s) copiedCreateFile failed!  Error = 2Unable to get BIOS driver handleErrorCode ==> 00000002 I'm at a loss as to how to proceed. Any help is appreciated. ThanksNick

A:M58 BIOS Config Utility

I had the same error when trying to run the flash BIOS command from a non-admin account in Windows. After I logged in with the local admin acount I was able to run the .cmd with no errors.

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When running BiosConfigUtility on my HP Elite desktop, I keep receiving the following error message.   <ERROR msg=?System Not Supported. Unable to connect to HP WMI namespace:Root\HP? ? />  <ERROR msg=?BCU return value? real=?  The message shows in red. Does anyone know what this message means?  Thanks

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I downloaded the latest BIOS (Version:F.64 Rev.A ) update and ran the utility on windows 10. The machine's power was interrupted during startup . Ever since I have a blank screen with the capslock light flashing and the fan running heavily. The HP recovery partitions have all been wiped since it is a new install of windows. None of this would be a huge ordeal except that the hp recovery utility as described at this website http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c02693833 does not load so I cannot create a USB device. Furthermore after redownloading the BIOS update and attempting to run the .exe directly it says the ROM.CAB is missing or corrupt. 1) Where is there a good version of the BIOS I need? I would be fine with an old version as long as the computer boots. 2) If BIOS is shot does this motherboard allow me to replace the BIOS chip? Thank you for your help in advance.

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Hi everyone,

Is there such a utility that will back up current bios so I can restore at a later time if needed?

I don't need to flash the bios just back it up.

Thank you,
 

A:Bios Backup Utility

Some motherboards have the ability to backup their own bios, others do not... You can usually create a backup of the bios on a floppy using a Bios flash utility

http://www.sideroad.com/Computer/how-to-update-BIOS.html

Or

http://www.giveawayoftheday.com/freeware/bios/backup

Google is a wonderful search tool
 

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Hi I am currently testing the BCU configuration tool to configure the BIOS. In the file I have these settings BIOSConfig 1.0;;TPM Specification Version 1.2TPM Device Hidden *AvailableTPM State Disable *EnableClear TPM *No On next bootTPM Activation Policy F1 to Boot Allow user to reject *No prompts The issue is that I get a error code 1 and 13 when I apply the settings with the TPM State not recognised as an example.Despite this the setting changes in the BIOS does any one know why. I am running in a Task Sequence. I know I can put overides for the error codes but would prefer not to see these errors at all.

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I need to enter bios, not the "HP setup utility", because in the utility there are no settings for SATA controller. I need to change it to IDE, but in the utility there is no option for that. How do i do it?

A:I need BIOS, not HP Setup Utility

Hi: Why do you need to change the setting to IDE? A BIOS update won't add that feature anyway. If you are trying to reinstall XP and get the blue screen stop error, simply add the SATA AHCI drivers. See this guide below.  Read the Intel section and then read the downloadable document for how to slipstream all of the sata drivers. http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/SATA-drivers-for-XP-solution-on-... I have zipped up and attached the drivers you need to slipstream below...  


























Driver.zip ?201 KB

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I am working on a Toshiba Satellite with Insyde H2O bios. It says to use F2 for setup and F12 for boot manager.

I've tried all the function keys, as well as esc and del and they only get me to Windows Boot Manager. (This includes F2.)

The machine has Vista that stops loading when it gets to the network drivers. Could a corrupt BIOS be the cause? If I download a new BIOS can I install it from the command prompt?

If the BIOS is still OK are there other ways to get into setup?

(Meanwhile F2 works just fine on my Dell Lattitude)
 

A:Can't get into BIOS setup utility

Try using a USB keyboard...

"Could a corrupt BIOS be the cause?"

I don't think you would get that far in the boot process if the bios were corrupt
 

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Not used laptop for a bit and when switched on it starts to boot then goes straight to bios setup screen -- normally accessed by f8 or delete. F10 works but press ok and the pc reboots back to screen. Can only alter date on setup screen. ESC doesn't work. only F10 and F2 produce a result but screens cannot be used.Sony vaio VGNA 195EP Win xp pro sp3. 1.5gb ram on two chips one inside 512mb and one underneath 1gb Help please
 

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I am trying to update the BIOS on my GA-MA78GM-S2H motherboard. Going to the Gigabyte site, i downloaded the recommended @BIOS update utility. Since the internet does not have the necessary BIOS for my MB, I downloaded the identified BIOS and then tried to use the utility. I then got this error "Can not load ROM image from BIN file. Maybe BIN file size not match."

Not sure what to do now. Can anyone assist?

Here is the page for the @BIOS system.
 

A:Can't get @BIOS utility to work

First of all, why do you want to update the bios?
Next, your board uses Q-Flash; this is much more reliable than the windows based bios flash. I always recommend using qflash to flash the bios of a gigabyte board [when a bios update is required]
 

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Hello guys.

I saw several of threads saying that, updating your BIOS in the Asus P8Z68-V PRO, would stabilize your system and have better effectivity and such things.

If you direct to this page (Link), and scroll down a little, choose Windows 7 64-bit (as it's my system), and click + on the BIOS utility.

Would it be the best idea? Is there any danger in doing it?

Best Regards,
FredeGail

A:Updating BIOS. With utility?

Stability has a lot to do with how your settings are. No BIOS update can stabilize your system if
it's being pushed to it's limits.

A BIOS update addresses certain issues and you should only update your BIOS,
if it addresses those issues.

With all that being said, having used an ASUS board, I would recommend ASUS Easy Flash 2.
Get a USB thumb drive and follow the ASUS instructions for updating the BIOS using Easy Flash 2, if you "must update".

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Hi there!I have a HP Elitebook 8470p and i replaced the motherboard.1. With BCU I managed to change the P/N, S/N... but i have a problem with changing the UUID it show with red letters "changestatus=fail".  I want to put in bios my old UUID.2. what is this value "MS Digital Marker" ? Thanks

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Hi, We have a script using the HP BiOS Utility to change the vtx setting but we are currently experiencing problems. This script has been developped by a 3rd party and its been succesfully tested on multiple HP Models. In our environment, we are using the following HP workstations:HP Compaq 8100 Elite SFFHP Compaq 8200 Elite SFFHP Compaq Elite 8300 SFF By default, our BIOS doesn't have any password, the script will run the HP BIOS Utility with admin privilege, add a temporary password, enable the Vtx setting and remove the password. On the next reboot, we will run our software that needs vtx enable but the program will not see  that vtx is enable. If we enter the BIOS manually,  the Vtx setting will be enable, the only way that the software will recognize that vtx is enable is if we do another change to the BIOS and save that change.  It seems like Windows is not seeing the change that the BIOS utility did.  The intriging part is that on some machines, the script will work and the software will see the change. We have run the script numerous times, on multiple machines and on our different models but we can determine any patern and identify why it sometimes work. I was wondering if this is a known issue and if anyone already encoutered this. Thank you, 

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Hey guys i want to update my ASUS k8n4-e-deluxe bios.. i downloaded the latest bios update from asus's website... but i dont know which bios flash utility to use... can anyone give me a link

thanks
harris
 

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This happened suddenly. Whenever I boot / start my windows xp system I am getting the following message:
“Reboot and select proper Boot device Or Insert Boot Media in selected Boot device and press a key”
The system does not recognize the existence of my c drive. When I press "Del" key on boot-up it bring the BIOS set-up Utility. Where Primary IDE Master : (Not detected)
Type: Not installed
Device: Not detected
When I go to Boot up order: and change in this order, Harddrive, CD Rom and A Drive and then press F10 to save and exit.
Even after that the BIOS - Main: Primary IDE Master is showing as not detected

When I insert the Start-up floppy disk, it brings up A:>
but when I change C:\ - it does not go to c drive and shows as " invalid drive specification"
System shows ONLY "A" drive.

Assuming that my SATA - ATA hard drive would have damaged, I replaced it with a new WD ATA drive.
Even after replacing the new hard-drive, still I am getting the same error message, “Reboot and select proper Boot device Or Insert Boot Media in selected Boot device and press a key”

Please let me know what I should do to bring back my C drive into BIOS set-up utility

Thanks
 

A:C drive missing in BIOS set-up utility

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I have the same issue on an Elitebook Folio 9470m, updtaed the BIOS from HP Support Site and now "Invalid Product Information" every time I restart. I have tried to use te BIOS Config Utility to make the required changes but no reolution. Please assist.

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I've seen this before when updating BIOS, just have not posted the question. I just updated my P70BIOS to N1DET98W - 2.24 When running the utility there is a question with 2 choices:- Update Thinkpad BIOSor- Update Model Number I chose update BIOS, all is good updated successfully. Do I need to run utility again and select update model?What is the difference between the two? Thanks

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Hello! I installed HP BCU because i want to do stuff with my computer. You know... Anyways, every time i start it, it stays open for like half a second then closes. I recorded it, and at the end it shows the message: "<Warning> msg="BCU return value" real="17" translated="17" />" That is what it says right before it closes. Please help me. Thank you for your time, and have a great day!

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I support an environment with a range of HP desktops from G1 & 8300 and earlier 8000, 7900 & 7800 models. I am looking to use the config utility to set a BIOS password. Having downloaded v4.0.18.1 I have managed to setup what I want on the G1 and 8300 models which works fine, but the same command fails to run on the 8000 and 7800 models (not tested on 7900).On the 8000 the command  fails and log file suggests it doesn't like the encrypted pwd file.On the same device I have tried v2.60.13 of the utility, but this didn't appear to do anything - didn't change, report or delete pwd. All devices have Win7 32 bit, and updates will ultimately be deployed via SCCM 2012 Can anyone advise what version of the utility will/should work with the 8000 and earlier model desktops? Thanks

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Hello SF members.

Note : I dont know where to put this topic. If you know better , move it.

I already asked some questions here, some members helped me a lot but I need help again.

In one topic I asked how to Overclock. I learned it , and know more about it.
But now my problems is my BIOS. I dont know how to use it. That isnt classic....
I dont have to edit time or HDD slave, not to do anything harder !

My BIOS is same as http://images.anandtech.com/doci/4499/ASUS%20BIOS%201%20-%20EZ%20Main.png

My motherboard is ASUS P8H61-M LX2 and it have latest ASUS BIOS (EFI BIOS Utility- EZ mode , I attached one link here to see).

My questions are :
1. Can I back normal BIOS like one old ?
2. How to use that ? Is there any tutorial for this ?

That is all for now.
Thanks in advance.
Trinty.

A:How to use ASUS EFI Bios Utility - EZ Mode ?

Did you read your MB manual. It has a section on the Bios that explains all the options. If you click on the Advanced Mode it will look a lot like the old bios with lots of options.

Jim

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I have linux installed on my HP laptop and I want to update the bios. According to all the docs I have read I should be able to run the bios update utility from a different windows 10 computer and create a bios update USB drive. I went to my laptops support page: https://support.hp.com/us-en/drivers/selfservice/hp-spectre-13-4000-x360-convertible-pc/7527520/mode... I downloaded the BIOS update from here: http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp77501-78000/sp77784.exe Ran it on a different windows 10 laptop to create the USB, but when I run the installer nothing happens. This process is detailed in this doc which says at some point I should be asked whether I want to create a USB: https://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00042629

A:BIOS update utility is not working

I also have this problem I dont know how to get program to open.

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L520 Win 10.64 v1803 Home   When I ran the BIOS Update Utility  it rejected with"Does not recognize machine" or something like that.1. How do I get the Utility to run?2. Which BIOS version should I be looking to have? Thanks for the help!

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I am working with the Bios Config Utility and when I perform a GetConfig, the config.txt file shows a different UUID than what is showing in the BIOS System Information Screen. Is that normal?

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I have been send the SMC.BIN file by HP Support its not working. Tried the instructions. Please help - thanks you.

A:BIOS password reset utility SMC.BIN

@MAHIT Is it booting from the flash drive???

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I have a need to get to my mainboard bios setup to make possible changes for an issue that I have, I have tried every function key, esc, del, etc during restart to no avail. Have not found any resolutions on the internet to help. Please help I really do need to get to the BIOS UTILITY SETUP.thanksart1944

A:HP ENVY BIOS UTILITY SETUP

Unless you passworded the setup menu or BIOS the following should work. Press the power button and then immediately begin tapping the F10 key. That invokes the BIOS on all HP notebooks and desktop PCs.

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I use BCU at first time and I have a problem. There are more then 300 WorkStation HP 260 G1 DM in my company and we have to change BIOS settings. I use BCU  Version: 4.0.15.1 and Windows 10 Pro 64 bit.I got the parameters from BIOS with /GetConfig. Then I change the file. Now I try to load this file to the BIOS and have the error "Access Denied" code 6. The workstations are new, they have a factory settings, they don't have BIOS password. I lunch cmd as administrator. My config file:BIOSConfig 1.0;; Originally created by BIOS Configuration Utility; Version: 4.0.15.1; Date="2016/11/02" Time="16:52:13" UTC="3";; Found 81 settings;UEFI Boot SourcesUSB Floppy/CD DisabledUSB Hard Drive DisabledLegacy Boot SourcesUSB Floppy/CD DisabledHard DriveNetwork Controller (Realtek PXE B01 D00)Mini Card Slot*DisableEnableFast Boot*EnableDisablePower on from USB Kbd portDisable*Enable My log: 2016/11/02 18:57:58.615834 | 3092|Setting|HP:hared:treamLog:treamLog| Log Severity Level >= Info2016/11/02 18:57:58.615834 | 3092|Info |HP:hared:treamLog:treamLog| Begin.2016/11/02 18:57:58.615834 | 3092|Info |BiosConfigUtility::InitInstance| *****************************************************2016/11/02 18:57:58.615834 | 3092|Info |BiosConfigUtility::InitInstance| ** HP Bios Configuration Utility v. 4.0.15.1 **2016/11/02 18:57:58.615834 | 3092|Info |BiosConfigUtility::InitInstance| *****************************************************2016/11/02 18:57:59.8... Read more

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Hi all, I'm currently looking into getting bitlocker enabled on our company devices - I need to enable the TPM chips and ideally I want to do that without going through every system and changing it manually. I've looked at the config utility Lenovo offer and the E560 isn't in the supported list, and when running WMI scripts, no output is obtained. Does anyone know a way this might be possible as it's going to be very time consuming changing this manually for everyone! Thanks in advance.

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Because of UEFI PXE boot issues, I see we need to update/flash bios. I can either flash currently running system, or create a flash usb drive for other units. My question is - is it possible and supported, that I would create one USB drive for multiple models, so that drive would contain multiple bios roms and hardware unit could select appropriate one? Or do I need to create unique usb flash drive per a model?

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Recently my organisation deployed ~500 X360 G2 devices which unfortunately have the bright F5 key issue.  This can be resolved by changing the bios setting on each device, however I am looking for a way to deploy this setting over the network to all devices.  I have attempted to use the HP Bios Configuration Utility, however it does not appear to support this setting.  Is there any other way I could deploy this setting?

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Computer's running Windows 7. Here's the story:

Shared lab laptop, last person to use it used it about a month ago and closed the laptop probably assuming it would go into hibernation mode.
I come in today to find it still on and an 'Installing Windows Updates - Do Not Turn Off Computer' screen. It was on update 2 out of 15 or something, so I touched nothing and figured I'd see if it could finish it.
Computer shuts itself down before the updates reach 15/15 and reboots itself. Blue screen shows up saying that Windows could not start the operating system and to reboot, and gives some other options for if the problem occurs again which I don't read because I figure the reboot is the better option to try. So I hit enter on the 'reboot' prompt.
Computer shuts itself down, reboots. Prompt comes up saying it couldn't reboot and prompts for either a system restore or reformatting the hard drive, so I go for system restore.
Try the most recent restore point (6/15) and it says that it failed so choose another one. Try the second most recent and it says that that failed as well, but then proceeds to the Windows startup screen anyway.
I enter the password and I'm in and working on it for about 5 minutes without any apparent issue when InsydeFlash BIOS Flash Utility pops up. The computer seems otherwise perfectly functional but I'm guessing if/when it gets shut down it will blue screen again.

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A:Insyde BIOS upgrade utility keeps popping up

Reboot in Safe mode by tapping F8 while you see your machine name logo. In the options screen select Safe Mode. Does the flash utility pop up?

InsydeFlash is a tool to update BIOS to the latest version. Ask your friend if he or she has tried updating BIOS at all.

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As mentioned in the subject, Lenovo update utility suggested a BIOS update.  The update seemed to go fine but when finished the computer would not boot.  It cannot find media.  There are some blue blurbs and retries but ultimately the computer no longer has a bios.

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I am unable to use the BCU to read or set the BIOS for a particular operating system image.  This is not hardware dependent, but is instead consistent under a particular software setup; if I reimage the computer with a different image, I am able to work with the BCU without issue. The image in question is not running antivirus, and is a reasonably "vanilla" Win7x86 build.  When I run: biosconfigutility /get I see the following: <BIOSCONFIG Version="3.2.3.1" Computername="ZT-ACC1004E8E63" Date="2014/11/18" T
ime="15:42:28" UTC="-5" >
<GETCONFIG><![CDATA[
English
;
; Settings file originally created by BIOS Config Utility
; Version:3.2.3.1
; Date:2014.11.18
;
]]></GETCONFIG>
<SUCCESS msg="Successfully read BIOS config." />
<Information msg="BCU return value" real="0" translated="0" />
</BIOSCONFIG>It appears to read the BIOS, but does not display any of the settings in the <GETCONFIG></GETCONFIG> section. Any pointers for troubleshooting would be appreciated.  I have been using the latest version of the BCU, and tested using the same image on both an HP 6200 Pro SFF and an HP 6300 Pro SFF with no success.

A:HP BIOS Configuration Utility (BCU) not getting/setting defa...

 BCU version 3.2.3.1 requires a filename when performing a set or get function. Example-             BCU   /get:"FILENAME.TXT"   The BCU users guide can be found at-     www8.hp.com/us/en/ads/clientmanagement/white-papers.html Look in the table for the document titled "HP BIOS Configuration Utility User Guide"  This has been posted to the HP PC Client Management forum. Like other forums here, this is a peer to peer forum but there are some employees with pc client management experience that subscribe to this forum and volunteer their time to answer questions when they can assist.  The pc client management discussion board is focused on the following topics but is not exclusive to them - HP Client Catalog                The HP Client Catalog for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager products is used in the deployment of HP software updates (SoftPaqs) to HP commercial PCs in a Microsoft System Center environment. HP Driver Packs                HP Driver Packs contain the necessary Microsoft Windows drivers requiredto support HP hardware platform(s) listed in each of the driver pack?s release notes. HP Client Integration KitThe HP Client Integration Kit (... Read more

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I used to be able to get to the BIOS setup utility, and at that time the keyboard worked fine.

Phoenix BIOS 4.0 Release 6.0 copyright 1995-1998 Phoenix Tech. Pentium II - I'M.

When I press F1 for setup, the BIOS setup utility comes up. My problem is when it comes up it locks out the keyboard. I then have no choise but to reboot to use the computer.

The computer works fine in every other aspect. I am running WIN98.

Can you help me solve the keyboard lockout problem?
Thanks,
[email protected]
 

A:Keyboard locks @ BIOS setup utility.

First thing you should do is try another keyboard on that computer and try your keyboard on another computer.
 

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Friends I just now got a Thinkpad W520. Seems like a powerful machine. It came already upgraded to Win 10 Pro 64 bit. Now I wanted to update the BIOS on it but do not know how to proceed. The current BIOS is this one:BIOSBrand LENOVOVersion 8BET55WW (1.35 )Date 12/6/2011So it is already 5 years old. I tried to find BIOS Update Utility for 64 bit Win 10 on the Lenovo support site, but could not find one for this model. I find one for Windows 8 64 bit but not for Win 10. Can I use the Win 8 BIOS Update Utility to update my W520 to the BIOS 1.42? Or what are my options? ThanksCalle 

A:W520 Bios Update Utility Windows 10 64 bit

 On machines like yours that were never sold with win10 pre-installed, I suggest burning a CD and updating the BIOS that way. 

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BIOS update froze for more than an hour, So I foolishly pulled out the battery after trying hard reboot and that didn't work. I think I should try HP system bios update utility, the problem is that I've searched the whole of HP site and I can't find the software in this video: " https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=t3S3KgcT-Ao ". Please where can I find this software for HP 655 e1

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Hi @zavorfang Welcome to the HP Support forum. Thank you for your post.   Personally, I do not recommend you update the BIOS unless you experience some issues with your existing BIOS and you are sure that the new BIOS will fix it. General recommendation I provide to users/customers is NOT to upgrade BIOS/UEFI unless they experience any kind of specific BIOS/UEFI issue. Updating just for updaing and just for using the latest verson is not solution. Any kind of update (no matter for what and who relesed it) can fix 2 issues but may introduce 10 more issues. Additionally, upgrading the BIOS (for any vendor) poses more risks because BIOS recovery is not that easy as compared to typical software updates IF something goes wrong. Same applies for Windows Updates, OS update, drivers updates, etc - upgrade/update IF you have issues which you know are fixed in the newer version or for some severe security issues. Otherwise, keep the existing version as long as possible.  With regards to the specific question and if you do insist on updating the BIOS and if you really need to do it, please follow these instructions in the official article >>> http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00042629Follow the method "when Windows does not start" >> http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00042629#AbT1 The particular file that you show a video of can be downloaded (product specific) from HP servers/web site >> http://sup... Read more

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Ok I have HP Pavilion HP Pavilion dv6-7204es which became faulty after BIOS update ..just noise after powering it up no screen .the problem is when I use "HP system BIOS update utility " to create bootable USB ,the option to do so is not avalibe !!I dont now why!LIke the photo below:I have tried many usb sticks with no luckI downloaded the tool from the following linkhttp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp68001-68500/sp68425.exe  

A:HP system BIOS update utility not working

Hello @walidwithu?, Thank you for visiting the HP Forums! A great place where you can find solutions for your issues, with help from the community! I came across your post about the BIOS issue, and wanted to help! First, try reviewing the following document, and let me know how it goes:HP Notebook PCs - Restoring the BIOS Please let me know if this information helps you resolve the issue by marking this post as  "Accept as Solution" , this will help others easily find the information they may be looking for.  Also, clicking the Thumbs up below is a great way to say thanks! Have a great weekend!

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Whenever I turn on the PC the first thing that opens is the Award Bios Setup Utility. 2667 MHZ is highlighted and the date and time are wrong by about 9 years.

I set the MHZ on manual and change the date and time and save as I exit. XP runs fine until the next time I start the machine and it happens again.

Is there an internal battery that may be dead?

I appreciate any help,

McKerracher
 

A:BIOS setup utility opens first whenever I turn on the PC

Yes, the CMOS battery on the motherboard could be dead. It is a flat, disk type of battery about the size of a nickle and is commonly available.
 

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