Hoy guys i started to flash the bios update(downloaded from the lenovo support page where are the driver downloads) to my y510p it rebooted to flash the bios and it is stuck at 100 the cooler started to rush as Bolt on 100m but it didnt reboot 2 hours ago. Any suggestion what to do?
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Hi, could some one help me, my y510p is not recovering after I tried to update bios?I installed the system, and during driver installation on W7 OS I tried to update my bios and after all the installation when it restarted the start up stopped saying check cable connection. Pxe-mof: exiting Intel pe rom. No Bootable device - - insert boot disk and press any key. I tried several time to restore default bios options and restore legacy option but it is not working. In bios it appears only 8giga had. Any idea what to do?More replies
Hello, I updated the bios using this upgrade (3.05) utility, a couple of days ago. Flash BIOS update - Flash from Operating System version for IdeaPad Y410P/Y510P Version 74CN44WW (V3.05)This package updates the basic input/output system (BIOS) on IdeaPad Y410P/Y510P From this time;Installed memory (RAM) appears as only 4 GBBut before, this was 8 GB (7,8 GB usable) What may be the problem?How can I downgrade my bios to previous v2.07?Is this problem related with this bios update?Please help.(Thank you in advance)
You can try to reset the BIOS. 1) Shutdown the laptop.2) Unplug all power supply3) Take out the battery.4) Hold laptop Power button for 1 minute.5) Connect everything back and start the laptop.6) Check if your RAM is displayed correctly.9 more replies
Im starting this thread so that for all who have unlocked their bios for wirelesscard whitelist removal or what ever, using the link on techInferno using svl7 mod can have a guide as to what settings can be used to improve the performance of their y510p and what settings to stay away from. For those who have difficulties in retrieving the files from techInfernos website can pm me. Any and all suggestions and requests are welcome. Happy modding.
I would do this, but after paying £1000 for this laptop, that risk of bricking the bios..
Lenovo y510p - Intel Quad-core 4th gen i7-4700MQ @3.40Ghz - 16GB RAM - 1TB HDD 8GB SSD - 1080p FHD - Nvidia 755m SLI
Hello,Having an issue where I am completely unable to access my BIOS settings, after pressing F2 I am directed to the BIOS, then within seconds the keyboard stops responding to inputs. The only way out is by pressing the power button. Now for the stange part. Windows system info seems to think I am running 3.08, however the frozen BIOS screen says it is Version 3.07. I have tried running the 3.08 update .exe, and am greeted with this; ? I have also tried running the 3.05 update file, and am greeted with the exact same message (not the expected older version message). Is there a way to force the flash? I would like to have access to my BIOS again. I have also tried accessing the BIOS via the small button to the left of the left speaker, however this freezes a few seconds in as well. The computer runs normally for the most part, my only complaint is the frequent graphics card crashes/restarts under intense gaming load. Is there a way to downgrade BIOS versions, or force the update?
Is there any way to downgrade the BIOS to 3.05 using a USB drive or CD? Apparently people have been having major problems with Lenovo BIOS setups, and have had great success using modded versions to allow WLAN customization, and fix graphics card errors. Considering the factory software has failed me, I would like to give this a try.1 more replies
Just realized my dvd drive does not play DVDs since I upgraded to win 10. It doesn't even recognize dvds, showing me only a desktop.ini file instead. It plays CDs just fine and it burns DVDs as storage device, though it **may** only be burning them as a CD, haven't really tested it. I would like to get an updated driver from lenovo, but I can't get past the Q&A session, it either doesn't know my laptop or thinks I'm running win 8.1 or 7. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks MikeMore replies
Hello to the BleepingComputer community,First of all I'm sorry I haven't finished some of the steps from the Preparation Guide. It's because these steps require a reboot (e.g. Step 6: Disable your CD Emulation Software - DeFogger will ask me to reboot the machine), and I have a bad feeling about the question if it is safe to reboot in my situation: I'm not sure if I have a type of malware which is ready to infect the BIOS - if it is so, then it could infect it much easier during the reboot process.- If there is a good way to find out what is the problem (and fix the BIOS threat part if it really is present) without rebooting / shutting down this PC, or at least without booting from this hard drive (which I feel is probably infected), then please tell me what should I do.- If you know a place / forum where I can get a specialized help for this (seemingly BIOS-malware related) situation, please tell me where I could go.- If there is no way to move forward, I'll go ahead and risk the reboot, and follow the other steps (steps 6 to 10) in the Preparation Guide, no problem.I kindly ask you to please read below the details of the problem as it occured to me, and the things I have tried so far.The PC is AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core BE-2350 2.1GHz, Motherboard Biostar TA690G AM2 (with AWARD BIOS), 4GB RAM, 200GB SATA HDD, and an ASUS EAH4870 card added a few years ago.It's with WinXP SP3, AVG Free 2012, (standard) Windows Firewall, and it's behind a router.I ... Read more
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I am receiving this message when I run sp76205: The system BIOS update file (c:\SWSetup\SP76205\hpqflash\ROM.CAB) is missing or corrupt. The system BIOS will not be updated." SP76205 was just released in June 2016 and I noticed other user are experiencing the same issue with it. Please provide a fix BIOS update or explain how to run this current update...More replies
My Samsung series 3 laptop has been sending out popup messages telling me I need a bios update, I go to the Samsung software update site and this bios update has been failing, I have made several calls and chats to techs at Samsung who tell me to do what I have already done, they tell to ask for tier 2 tech, who can go in my computer and fix it , When I finally got a tier 2 tech, they told me the same thing, I told him what I had been told about him and what he could do, He said, is it working , I said yes, but settings on computer change on their own,like wifi turns itself on and that concerns me. Anyway, He said that it didn't need a bios update,even the Samsung website said this computer needed a bios update. I posted this on hardware,firmware concerns, and they told me to post here, I was going to go to a site ,that had a download that checked drivers, I was told to stay away from this.
Are you getting a direct link from the notification update? Can you post the link/site next time?3 more replies
My last BIOS update has failed and now my laptop Satellite PrU400 PSU45E is out of order.
I want to use the Crisis Recovery Disk with an USB floppy drive but I don't know the key combination to run the boot-block.
Is anybody can help me?
I wondering what Crisis Recovery Disk do you have ?:|
In my experience the special disk is needed which is available only for ASP technician.
Therefore it?s necessary to contact the ASP in your country in order to reflash the BIOS.
In my opinion you shouldn?t not try any ?Crisis Recovery disks? which you fond in the net? this can lead to mobo damage?
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 moreMore replies
I have a old Tecra 9100 with years of good service, and this is my first problem, but is a great one, after a forced reboot the screen shows a BIOS block 1 damaged message. I have tried to repair the BIOS upgrading to the last version I have found, the 1.6 one, but its a Windows version (to upgrade from a running Toshiba computer I think) and when I try to run it in another computer to generate a FDD and upgrade BIOS, I cant, beacuse a Toshiba common modules message.
Its there any BIOS diskette image-archive I can dowload to perform the BIOS upgrade in the BIOS?
Thanks in advance.
All you can find is stuff on Toshiba support page. I don't know where you live but try to contact nearest Toshiba authorized service provider.
They have access to Toshiba database and they can obtain all this for you. Make a call and ask for help. I am pretty sure they will help you to solve this BIOS issue.
Dear all, Since the beginning I got troubles with charging - ( 94 % plugged in, not charging). The easiest solution was just remove the battery, but not for HP Omen. I removed battery and destroyed the rubber on the bottom. I had to open the laptop, because one morning I got the massegae that my laptop is overheated and fan does not work properly. Both fans works only during the lounch, when windows works only one fan was in operations, second one never starts again. Looking for the solution in the internet I have found that this can be because of BIOS is not updated. I pushed F2, checked the the system, everything is fine and then I installed only one version which I have found there.No massages regarding overheating any more, both Fans are working full power and very very loud. Temperature of processors is 30C. In my room 25C. I followed all instructions, but got massege BIOS update is blocked.I downloaded the most previous version, again BIOS update is blocked.Current version of bios is BIOS version F00 04Sep14. Can it be solved somehow?
@YuraL? To better help you we would need the exact model number or product number of your laptop/desktop??? http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-c00033108 REO6 more replies
Hello all, this is my first time posting here so please forgive any mistakes/oversights. I've just updated my Samsung laptop's system BIOS via their software update program, and my Nvidia GPU (GT 650m DDR3) no longer seems to work. The Nvidia control panel is still there, and it still gives me the option to select which programs use the GPU, but there is no GPU actitivity showing up. Also,I've tried playing Skyrim (which auto-detects the PC's graphics cards) , and the game no longer seems to detect the Nvidia GPU (just the Intel integrated graphics).
My laptop model is NP550PC7, with 6 gig of ram, and an i7 quad core CPU, and the OS is Window 7 Home Premium 64bit.
I've tried looking in the BIOS but I can't seem to find anything related to the GPU or display options. Any help or avice is much appreciated.
Have you updated your GPU with the latest drivers?
Please navigate to:
Start> Control panel> Swith to icon view> device manager.
Look under "Display Adapters"
Is the Nvidia GPU listed there? If so are there any yellow symbols etc?
I recently took a BIOS update and I later on found out that it has messed up my Notebook. File transfer speed has been riduculously slow, games and movies stutter occasionaly. Everything has changed and it does not look good. Product Info: Model: Pavilion AB522TXOS: Windows 10 64-bit ( updated to the very last) RAM: 8 GBProcessor: i5-6200U
Hey @Rahul_mk, I would like to welcome you to the HP Support Community. If my reply resolves your issue or answer your question(s), please let others know this reply was helpful by clicking the Accept as Solution button. I understand that you did a BIOS upgrade but it did not take well to your HP Pavilion Notebook - 15-ab522tx. You mentioned that your Notebook is now slow and games and movies are stuttering. Many HP Notebooks have an HP BIOS Restore tool that may recover the BIOS from an earlier version and restore basic functionality. Please follow the documentation to do a BIOS reset. Have you tried to perform a hard reset?Which BIOS version did you upgrade to? You said that Windows 10 is up to date.Have you tried using the HP Support Assistant for updates also? You can try following the below steps to reload the factory installed BIOS Setup Settings:In the BIOS Setup utility, select the Exit tab.Select Load Setup Defaults.Select Save Changes and Exit (pressing F5 and the Enter key will also load the Setup Defaults).Press Esc and then Enter to exit Setup.If you require further assistance, I would be more than happy to continue to help you. Please re-post with any information you think may help me find a resolution for you. Please also let me know if the BIOS reset works. If yo... Read more4 more replies
HP software said there was a bios update and it ran through this one screen said it recommended backing up the bios in case of corruption and it created a partition. Computer will now not boot and as its new I dont have a recovery disk. How is it that an automatic HP update can kill the computer. Anyone know if removing the partition will solve it or if /i have likely lost everything on the C drive. Any help appreciated thanksMore replies
Made the huge mistake of updating BIOS. Had small MOBO usb prob, and for some reason thought a BIOS update would do something. Wasn't too worried because Gigabyte touts Dual BIOS pretty strong.
Anyway, tried updating BIOS, then system would not boot, so the Backup BIOS didn't kick in. btw, the MOBO is a Gigabyte GA-K8N Pro.
So I copied the backup bios to a floppy and used the floppy to fix the main bios. OK, now computer would boot, but would freeze up after the desktop icons appear. Actually would sometimes work for a few minutes, but always froze up.
Boots OK to safe mode, even to the point of getting online, so I downloaded the old bios from Gigabyte, put them on floppy and used that to update the main bios. Same result.
Also did a system restore from XP Pro Safe Mode (because XP wrongly states that this can be undone; didn't find out that System Restore done from safe mode cannot be undone until I tried to undo!).
My tech support (ABS Computer; they rule) thinks that the BIOS is now fine, that some windows files are corrupt and a re-install will fix problem and mobo is probably fine as well. I'll buy that.
anyone have any miracle suggestions before i re-install? Is a repair install worth a shot? Really not looking forward to re-installing all my software and putting all my data back where it belongs to get my email hist., bookmarks, etc. back.
thanks - I will now write the following 500 times: LEAVE THE BIOS ALONE! even with Dual BIOS
I have a five-month old HP Compaq Presario Laptop, which has been working fairly decently (I've had a few virus scares, and my Norton quarrentined something a twenty days ago). On HP's advice, I just updated the BIOS on my laptop. It's currently stuck at Verifying New Bios Image, and it's at 100% - It's been stuck that way for a half-hour plus. Any advice? What should I do?
You have no choice but to force a reboot and keep your fingers crossed.16 more replies
I have a Lenonvo H50-55 desktop with an AMD A10-7800 APU (3.5GHz), 12GB RAM, 2 HDD's, and an Nvidia GTX 750 video card, running Windows10 Home x64. My current BIOS version is IRKT54AUS, and the latest available version on Lenovo's update page for my machine is IRKT57AUS. When I try to flash my BIOS from the downloaded update file, I get the error message in the subject. I am starting everything with Admin privileges, but that makes no difference. If it's a Lenovo machine with stock BIOS, why am I getting an "unknown vendor" message? Inquiring minds want to know TIA!More replies
i have a computer i got from my aunt, when the computer starts up, at the top of the screen it says award modular BIOS v4.51PG
at the bottom it says: 08/21/1998-ALADDIN5-2A5KKB0DC-00
i want to know if there is an update for the bios, because i want to use a Maxtor 80GB hard drive.
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Hi, I saw the new BIOS version 1.25 dated ?14?.?09?.?2016 appearing on Lenovos support site. I did not check the version I was having on my system before downloading the "new BIOS", so I started the installer and the tool told me I already have this BIOS version. msinfo32.exe tells me I am having BIOS 1.25 dated 13.07.2016. So apparently the BIOS was released already some time ago and I already flashed it to 1.25. So whats the point of re-releasing the 1.25? If there are any changes of todays version compared to the 1.25 released some time ago, is it worth flashing? If yes, how can I do this if the tool tells me I am already having the latest version and it does not let me override my BIOS? Thanks and best regards,MartinMore replies
a friend gave me his HP DV6500 Notebook to fix it. He said it made an update and then for hours nothing happened. He shut it and started again.
I could see that it tried to recover 2 times. The second time it was successful but it somehow resetted or returned the Vista to a fresh install!!! His data was locked in a previous User account, I backed it up on a usb-stick with a linux live cd.
I can't make a reinstall because now a bluescreen always appears even when I boot from Vista DVD.
ntoskrnl.exe corrupt when try to boot vista in the normal way.
How can I fix that without being able to use the repair option of the DVD?
Sorry, the title of the thread is wrong. I figured out already that the BIOS version is for an Intel. So everything is ok with the BIOS actually.
Ok, I could fix it after following instructions from this page:
The Txf-log had to be removed and afterwards I was able to use the repair function of the Vista DVD again.
I have a REAL newbie question. I?ve tried reading a bunch of tutorials, but they?re a little over my head. I think my question is pretty basic, but after a couple hours research, hopefully someone here would be kind enough to help.
I have an M2A-VM motherboard and my system keeps freezing up, no input from keyboard or mouse, no ctl-alt-del, nothing. It freezes intermittently, but never goes more than 3 hours without freezing, sometimes freezes in a few seconds, with 5 ? 10 minutes being the average time it works before freezing. Seems to freeze more (often immediately) when I?m using the mouse than any other time, but it will freeze on it?s own, just idling, if you give it enough time.
I?ve read a few things including updating bios and downloading the latest motherboard drivers. My problem starts when I go to download the mobo drivers from this page:
ASUSTeK Computer Inc.-Support-
It lists 41 driver updates there for my motherboard:
41 files found
Qualified Vendor List (1)
BIOS (20) [BIOS History]
And apparently I?m ?missing? these Windows Updates:
Q934062 - Important
Q936960 - Important
Q950130 - Critical
Q951550 - Important
Q951944 - Important
Q973923 - Moderate
Question #1: Do I download all 41?? Surely my machine can?t need 41 updates? How do I know which ones to download and install?
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I have the same board on another pc.
You only need to download and install only that which would make your setup current.
You really only need to update the bios if you will be moving up to a newer processor that is not currently supported by the current bios or if the newer bios fixes a known problem.
You need the latest motherboard chipset driver. (I would install this first if you haven't already)
You need the latest LAN driver.
The audio driver you can either download from Asus or from RealTek.
I have a HP 2000 Notebook PC that goes in a continue loop with a black screen. The operating system does not load. The fan works and the led power light is operational. A current system check reveals the last bios update being F.20 and UEFI update being 22.214.171.124. I downloaded the most current BIOS on an USB drive and attempted the BIOS update. The BIOS upgrade did not recognize the usb drive and I was unable to load the update. I downloaded the most current UEFI firmware and want to know how to upload it. Can anyone provide some assistance? Thank you and have a great day.More replies
I have, or had a laptop purchased 9 months ago, therefore under warranty. Yesterday the ThinkVantage System Update recommended a BIOS update. After the traditional recommendations about what should not shut down the computer, the laptop is reset and started with the update.
During execution, displayed on a screen command, a message "ERROR XXXX. Press any key to continue." After press the key the laptop was freezedy was completely blocked. After an hour without seeing response and no sign of life, I decided to turn it off to confirm the disaster. The laptop was dead.
The laptop began to beep and would not start. Before the panic generated by the situation, I searched the forums where I found several cases that refer to the same problem and the insinuation that makes LENOVO about the customer's responsibility to avoid recognizing the warranty.
I was not looking for a BIOS update, it was recommended by ThinkVantage System Update, the software executed it and damage the equipment.
Besides being a damage caused by the ThinkVantage System Update, the situation gets worse when the answer given by support insinuates that the customer turn off the computer, so it is a CID (Customer Induced Damage) and therefore the guarantee does not cover it. I do not understand how LENOVO may imply that the responsibility of the customer. Really disastrous.
In conclusion, if you are not needing to make a BIOS update, it is preferable to omit the BIOS update messages given to ThinkVantage System... Read more
Trying to download these updates. Have left computer on for hours to allow them to complete. It never does. Now I read in another post don't update for updating's sake. If that is the case, how can i tell the HP Support assistant (down in the right hand corner) to ignore these?More replies
once the update started it rained go maybe 15 seconds and just shut my computer off entertainment a bloatware screen say that the software ran in to an error and it would restart itself. I let the computer along for over an hour and finally restarted the system muse us in the power button. once I went to restart the system I only got a blackberry screen my computer is out of warranty and your dell bios update killed my motherboard I called dell they told me in not so many words my motherboard was Fried and they would not replace it. If I gave some on software I wrote and they installed it and it had no warning it would fry the I computer thatbwould be data to someone's personal property... DELL is this how you value your customers?More replies
once the update started it rained go maybe 15 seconds and just shut my computer off entertainment a bloatware screen say that the software ran in to an error and it would restart itself. I let the computer along for over an hour and finally restarted the system muse us in the power button. once I went to restart the system I only got a blackberry screen my computer is out of warranty and your dell bios update killed my motherboard I called dell they told me in not so many words my motherboard was Fried and they would not replace it. If I gave some on software I wrote and they installed it and it had no warning it would fry the I computer thatbwould be data to someone's personal property... DELL is this how you value your customers?
I called dell they told me in not so many words my motherboard was Fried and they would not replace it.
Dell just saying it's a "possibility" the motherboard might need to be replace. No one can tell you that motherboard is definite "Fried" without first looking at the system.
What is the system model number and version of windows before upgrading to windows 10? Example: Dell Inspiron 3543, windows 10
You're able to boot into BIOS(F2 key) and diagnostic (F12 key) ?
1. Power off computer
2. Power on computer, quickly start tapping F2 key ( BIOS) or F12 key( BIOS) continuously
Model: HP EliteBook 2560pOriginal OS: Windows 7Current OS: Windows 7 64 bit Problem:I tried to update the BIOS using this file:http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/detail?sp4ts.oid=5071202&swItemId=ob_167641_1&swEnvOid=405...Released:3 Jun 2016Version F.62 Rev.A After performing BIOS update with sp76188.exe (7.7 MB) the system won't boot. No power problems occurred during the procedure. I have tried creating recovery USB Key, power up pressing Win+b, but the only effect is Caps Lock blinking and CPU fan working. Solutions for Phoenix BIOS won't work, because it isn't Phoenix BIOS, am I right? Do you have any ideas how to fix this? Best regards,macio232
Hello, please use the link below to download the link for latest drivers http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/readIndex?sp4ts.oid=5071202&swLangOid=8&swEnvOid=4060 Please be advised there may be chances you will loose complete data while bios recovery please download the bios file on empty USB Stick and create USB recovery by running that file from the USB drive then follow the instructions as below: with the USB recovery media inserted on the unit Turn off the computer.Plug the notebook into a power source using the power adapter.Press and hold the Windows key and the B key at the same time while the computer is off.Still pressing the Windows and B keys, press and hold down the Powerbutton on the notebook for 1 second, and then release the Powerbutton and the keys.
I'm an HP Employee.The opinions expressed here are my personal opinions, not of HP.Click on Thumbs up if my post helped you.Make it easier for other people to find solutions, by marking an answer ?Accept as Solution? if it solves your problem.Regards,Vijay
How do I reset the BIOS or update the BIOS and how can I make the USB drive boot in boot menu? I have been contacting Microsoft multiple times and they need this info to fix my problem.More replies
Now I don't want to shut down or restart my computer because I fear it won't boot up. This is awful. Is there anything I can do to restore my BIOS whilst my computer still works?
Argh is there ANYTHING I can do? I'm going to have to leave my computer on permanently otherwise.5 more replies
I bought this HP Probook 455 G3 and it has just run out of warranty which I intend to renew very soon. I don't like 8.1 or 10 so I spent more than I wanted to and I bought a new Windows 7 lappy that is a business laptop. I always do the recommended updates that I receive by E mail but one I never do which is the Bios update. The last time I did a Bios update on this lappy it wouldn't fire up afterwards. Rang tech help and after going through some troubleshooting it went back for repair. It came back working and luckliy i didn't have many pictures on it.Started from scratch and haven't had a problem since. I am now scared to do the Bios update. And.... Beofre I bought this laptop I bought a Windows 8.1 from HP direct . Hardly use it but update virus protection as necassary and last week there was a Bios update to perform. I also took out another 2 years warranty on it. Same think happened. Last week in fact. Wouldn't fire up afterwards. Again Tech help tried to help but in the end after frequent crashes it went in for repair on Friday. Good job I took out the extra warranty... I am now down to 1 laptop which I do not want to fail on me. I don't seem to have much luck with the Bios updates... Advice please? Is the Bios absolutely essential?More replies
hi, i have been hitting my head for long to get the answer of this question... and got no sophisticated answer in my google search, hopefully u guys could help me out..
well, they ask for BIOS UPDATE, gather your bios version n brand name, go for appropriate site nd have update..?
but the question that arise in my mind..(being tech student and encounter this bootstrap loader numerous times) is
BIOS IS A "ROM" CHIP, and so we must only be able to read from it..
then how is it possible to write on it and update the BIOS and more over, in my college books i find.. if u want to update your bios then u have to change your entire chip or sometime even motherboard
hopefully i will find sufficient answer.. thanx for anyhelp
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Hi,I have this note book since 2013 it was running windows 8.0 I try to upgrade it to woindows 8.1 with no success. And I saw someone from the forum says if revert BIOS back to old version 01.05 will do. I tried it didn't help. Then I try again to update the bios to newest ver 01.31 .Now the computer take ages to boot up. "One drive shows script err" and can't even go to Store to down load it say "Your PC isn't connect to internet..." but my internet access and all the program is working just slow.Now what can I do? Go back to old Bios version? How? or you have any suggestion to upgrade to windows 8.1 or windows 10?Any help would be much appreciated. StanleyMore replies
Hey guys. I just bought a new PC for school and the HP Support Assistant program recommends an update to the BIOS. Now I know the update is available but I also know that you typically should only update if their is a problem as updating BIOS is risky if not done properly.Now since is a recommended update, I have already attempted the update and it has failed twice. I do not want to keep taking chances of messing up a brand new machine just for an update that may not even been necessary to begin with. What I would like to know, is what exactly does this update add/fix on this machine? I have already searched the Internet but have been unsuccessful in finding a description for this paticular update. If someone could please take a look at the attached screenshot and let me know what this update is for, I would be most appreciative. At least then I could make an informed decision on wether or not I'm going to attempt this update again. Thank you.More replies
CPU fan failed and PC would not boot except to "fan failure" message. Fan has been replaced, but now constantly getting blue screen error BSOD, which reads "WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR" and sometimes other errors. Windows tries to boot into recovery but BSODs again and again. What I've tried: 1) Reset BIOS to defaults. DONE - same behavior after reset to BIOS defaults. 2) Tried booting from USB drives (several) using Linux recovery tools (Kaspersky, Ubuntu Live, etc.). KERNEL PANIC, etc. 3) Downloaded BIOS update from HP and created BIOS update USB. Rebooted with USB key (I turned off secure boot, etc. to allow USB booting.) - NOTHING. I tried this both allowing BIOS to run untouched and by going into BIOS options (pressing ESC @ boot up) - no options anywhere to read/update BIOS. According to an HP Support doc, I tried updating the BIOS from w/in "HP PC Hardware Diagnostics UEFI". The version on this PC is version 126.96.36.199: I see no option to update UEFI (Flash BIOS). Options read as follows: System Information, System Tests, Component Tests, Test Logs, Language, Exit. What do I try next, please? BIOS: JA2 v80.35CPU: AMD A8-6500RAM: 8GB DDR3, single DIMM in slot 4. NOTE: System came w/ RAM in slot 4. Doesn't POST if RAM DIMM is in slot #1. Is this normal?More replies
Hello, I have updated my HP Elite 8200 CMT from windows 7 to windows 10. In the HP driver download page, there is no BIOS update for windows 10. But I have noticed that there is BIOS update for Windows 7. The question is, may I use it on Windows 10 ? And in general, are BIOS updates OS dependant ?
Hi: You can pull the DOS based flash file folder out of the BIOS package, copy just the contents of the DOS flash folder to a USB flash drive formatted with the FAT file system. Plug the flash drive in a usb port, restart the PC, tap the ESC key to get the menu of options. Select the F10 System setup option to gain access to the BIOS. Select the File menu>Flash system ROM command. Select the USB flash drive. The PC will see the files on the flash drive. Follow the on screen prompts to update the BIOS. That way it makes no difference what operating system you are running. One very important note...I have read the installing the latest BIOS 2.29 causes issues with W10. There is a forum post regarding that... http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Business-PCs-Workstations-and-Point-of-Sale-Systems/HP-Compaq-8200-Elit...I am running v2.28 on my HP 8200 Elite CMT, and have no issues at all on W10. I read that post and decided not to update the BIOS to v2.29.2 more replies
I have an Optiplex 9010 AIO. This morning I was trying to update the BIOS of my system, from A10 to A13. During the update process it showed an error: "ME FW Update Failed: Internal error: FWU_Buffer " - please see the photo below. Although the update failed on the Management Engine part, it still boots up and running OK. I tried couple of times to update the BIOS, and each time I got the same error. I tried to flash the A12 and A11 BIOS as well, A12 gives same error, and A11 has the same Management Engine version hence no use.
Any help on this is very much appreciated!
Can you provide a screen shot showing the current BIOS version?
I am trying to get my system to reconize my new 60gig IBM HDD. It will show 61 in the bios (with incorrect cylinders, heads ect) but only 8.4 after boot up. After searching this site (by the way is great) I have come to realize that I either need to update my bios or attemp to use a "overlay" program. It's all new to me but I have contacted Award Bios for an evaluation on wich update I need (still waiting back from them). I have been looking at EZ-Disc for $19 from there site and it look like it could be a fix also. My main question (s) are should I go with the update or EZ? Does Award charge for the updates? Is this actually a fix? I did a Belarc Advisor profile and come up with this- System Model (I'm not sure what this means) VIA Tech. VT82C692BX, Main Circ. Board 693-596-ITE8661. BIOS- Award 4.51 PG 01/06/00. I'm using Win. 98 SE w/ 500mghz Celeron. Any insight would be appreciated. thanks Jason
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My fan is buzzing and there is no air coming outside so It is overheating (since may be like 3 months)I try to find a replacement to my fan but unfortunately didn't find one (in Egypt) so is there any chance to get one at any cost, As it is really important.I found y510 fan replacement (not y510p) so it will work or NOT ? And where can I get/order new y510p fan ??More replies
Hello, My Lenovo (end 2013 model) is dead. When I push the power button, nothing happens. I have checked the power supply - it is OK. Black screen, nothing happens. I have tried to connet to external screen. Nothing.Since I have seen that there are many postings regarding similar issue, is there a Lenovo action to fix this?More replies
My fan is buzzing and there is no air coming outside so It is overheating (since may be like 3 months)I try to find a replacement to my fan but unfortunately didn't find one (in Egypt) so is there any chance to get one at any cost, As it is really important.I found y510 fan replacement (not y510p) so it will work or NOT ? And where can I get/order new y510p fan ??
Hi Mustafa_mah ,
Welcome to the Community Forums.
Would you have the machine number ? Check on the machine number from the sticker or check it from here ,just keep your serial number confidential.
The same Parts look up page would also gave you the parts listing. Reference guide on disassembly on page 59 of the hardware manual similar to page 86 item 5.
5 VIQY1 Thermal Module(Y510p) part number 90202747
Using the part number may be able to help you search with the compatible parts as also indicated on the look up page by calling tech support and have you transffered to the parts sales department. This article discuss options to purchase FRU parts including quickpick option or other third party resellers .
Hope this help answer your query.
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I installed Windows 10 last year and had to uninstall it due to wi-fi connectivity dropping. Searching the internet, this seemed to be a frequent problem and Lenova did not support Windows 10 for the Y510P and did not provide drivers. I really liked windows 10 and would love to go back to it. Is anyone running it, and how did you resolve the wi-fi connectivity issue? I see on the Lenova Website they still don't list Windows 10 for this model. Too bad. Makes me really dislike Lenova products when they don't support OS upgrades.More replies
So, my y510p is having really anoying problem. Sometimes computer works fine (really rarely) but usually it just doesnt start. I need to press powerbutton atleast 50 times until it finally start, and when it starts the screen is just blinking black and keys are blinking too, the problem becoming more general when it gets "cold" (Cold = normal indoor temperature 22 celsius) it also takes ages to get windows screen I have already visited warranty with my laptop and it was there 1.5 months, and they changed keyboard (why?!?!) and send it back, they said that they run some tests without any problems. Then i got my computer back, NOTHING CHANGED, same problems and all, what should i do?! I have already soft-reseted, reseted bios and reseted whole system, nothing works! Could you please be in touch with the store i bought it from, because I want my money back for not-working laptop worth 1200e in my country. They said that i need to send my computer back to warranty, for another 1.5 month journey (what is over what they promised, they said 10-15 workdays) PLEASE HELP ME! anything but not another warranty trip! I also have very good video of the problem if you want me to send it to you. My model is the one with 750M and 24gb ssd cache.
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up, i need help!!!! Lenovo you are just ignoring this, please answer..8 more replies
Is it possible to overclock the GPU and CPU a lil' bit in my y510p ?? If yes, could you please tell me how much can i boost it up and if it's worth it though...?
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If you use the Intel Xtreme Tuning utility you can adjust the multipliers but that is all. The CPU already runs way to hot (and throttles as a result) so overclocking it will only make it worse. I did the opposite and undervolted mine so not only does it run cooler but it doesn't throttle anymore so it actually runs faster then a stock one.9 more replies
can anybody help me please?
every time i try to install win xp or win 2000
i get this errormessage:check your bios for the latest update
and i can not install anymore.i update my motherboard
allready with the latest driver.
anybody has an idea?
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I've got an ASROCK 775DUAL-VSTA, my bios is version 2.10, I've checked their site, & the latest available for Windows Vista is ver 2.50. I downloaded it ok following their guide, but when I tried to upgrade after extracting all the files, all i got was the message 'driver error', can anybody help me out here..... am I doing something wrong?.
I could not find your mobo with a search, but, every BIOS update I've seen has to be run from a disk not your Hard Drive. Did you put it on a disk before you tried to update?5 more replies
hey guys, i'm wanting to update the BIOS, but i'm not sure how.
are there any risks with doing this? what kinds of enhancements or negatives can i expect?
If not done properly you can end up with a motherboard that won't boot anymore and no way to fix it. I wouldn't do it unless there is a specific reason.
i have the xfx MIA78S8209 AM2+/AM2 NVIDIA GeForce 8200 HDMI Micro ATX AMD Motherboard its an old board but it needs bios update from version 1.0 to 1.8 i have the bios file from:http://xfxstorage.com/Support/BIOS/Motherboard/730a-8200/ extracting the winrar file it becomes an iso ive made bootable usb msdos drive and placed the iso there but when trying to update in dos via awdflash it doesnt recognise this file as a bios update ive tried mounting this iso to get the bios file but nothing shows when mounting so im a bit stuck how do i get the files from this iso image ive tried poweriso,virual clone drive but nothin..
As you said, " its an old board." So it may not have an option to boot from USB.Did you try to make a CD from the ISO?Also, does the BIOS have an option to boot from CD? Is it on?You can force a boot from CD by unplugging the hard drive.7 more replies
After BIOS update (May 2016) my Thinkstation E31 the startup process stopped after dispaying "LENOVO" and then only the curser was visible. It turned out that the boot process tried to boot via a memory stick (the tiny almost "invisible" one) and so couldn't boot. After removing the memory stick all works like a charm. Hope this will help others. I would suggest that on bios updates this issue is dealt with simply by telling people to remove memory sticks and othe external drives befor the first boot up.BR JensMore replies
i have a dell 4400 desktop, nothing radical just a nice running system. but i need to put another hard drive in there with that one but the problem is the system only recognizes hard drives on the MASTER configuration. so when i put them both in as master none recognize. when i unplug one and use the other it works perfect but when you try to put either one on SLAVE, or any other jumper configuration, even by itself the system simply wont see it. i tried every jumper configuration on both but will only see master. i see a bios update on the dell website ( http://support.dell.com/support/dow...D=DIM_PNT_P4_4400&os=WW1&osl=en&catid=&impid= )but i have never flashed bios and i dont want mess my bios up or have an unlucky power surge during the flashing process. could there possibly be a setting i may have missed in bios that i can change for this? also in a simi-related problem, when i put in the hd that came with the system it recognizes fine, but when i plug in my other hard drive, windows goes crazy and says the drivers its attepting to load are UNSIGNED then i continue anyway and it says windows cannot load drivers click finish. then windows tries to repeat installing and failing in a loop. it does this on 2 different hard drives. and when i plug the hds in thru usb they still dont recognize in windows. but when i uninstall that hard drive and install the LINUX loaded hard drive, then hook up ANY hd with usb then it will recognize in Linux. dont worry too muc... Read more
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hye can anybody here teach me how to updated my bios with a proper method..thnk you
moterboard: Micro-Star Inc. MS-6566E 1.0
BIOS: American Megatrends Inc. 07.00T 04/02/01
OS :windows 7 ultimate
processor : intel pentium 4 2.00 GHZ
ram : DDR 2.00 GB
Maybe this will help: Microstar motherboard BIOS updates
There are several methods and it depends on what is available or used with your system. One common method used on many systems is a BIOS routine that is run from within Windows (and many of these are OS dependent). There are other methods such as booting and running from a CD or floppy drive. The exact procedure is usually what is specified by your motherboard vendor and their install instructions.
Keep in mind BIOS updates are in the "if it ain't broke don't fix it category" unless what is in the BIOS update pertains to your specific installation (e.g. if the BIOS update only adds support for newer CPU's and you do not plan on updating the CPU the BIOS update is not needed). In many cases (most) a failed BIOS update and corruption means the motherboard must be replaced.
My laptop is a circa 2008 Dell Vostro 1000 with Win 7 Home Premium. Processor is an AMD Sempron 3600+; current BIOS version is Phoenix 2.6.3. The Phoenix website says there is a BIOS update available, but I am referred to a 3rd party site where I have to pay $30 to get it. That seems ridiculous to me, akin to having to pay for Windows updates. Is there nowhere I can go to get this update without shelling out any money? The Dell website is no help - says there aren't any updates. I have replaced the original HD with a Crucial SSD and want to try AHCI, but the current BIOS version doesn't seem to support it.
The Dell website...is the only place that you should be looking for any updates relating to hardware components.
Why are you seeking a BIOS update?
I downloaded an updated version of BIOS for my laptop recommended by HP. I am using version F.07 (dated 2005) and the new version was F.17 (dated 2006) following the prompts I saved to desktop, ensured all applications were closed and the computer was on AC power supply. I opened, ran, and installed. Following restart a windows error appeared that a critical error occured and prompted me to report the issue, I opted not to and everything seemed to run OK. I again restarted and entered set-up to verify change to BIOS and noticed that the new BIOS had not been installed and I was still using V F.07 which struck me as curious since it appeared to install correctly with the exception of the windows error. Any comments to this curious matter?
One may ask why I would feel it was necessary to update BIOS - the reason was a recommendation from HP as a result of my laptop's need to run the fan constantly, overheat, and then shut down. Following web research I found that Compaq laptops including my Presario V4000 had a habit of overheating and shutting down at the 2 to 3 year mark (just like mine). According to some this is a result of a computer defect related to the heat sink screws loosening and not seating correctly which results in overheating (this statement remains unconfirmed on my part). I did inspect the heat sink and I didn't notice any issue and didn't feel compelled to remove at that point in time. I also checked the fan which didn't a... Read more
BIOS updates are best installed in small increments - a leap from F.07 to F.17 implies that there were 10 BIOS revisions in between. I'd suggest upgrading to F.10, then F.14, then F.17
Although flashing the BIOS is a dangerous thing, replacing the fan and heatsink can be also be a problem (and may not solve the issue).
Finally, since you've got some evidence of a problem with the heatsink screws - how's about just checking them to see if it's the issue?
Been trying to update bios on an Optiplex 160, Atom 330 dual core processor, 160 gb hard drive. Running Windows 10. Current bios version is AO6 dated 5/11/2010. Downloaded both newer bios versions AO8 and A10. Neither would install. Both generated the following error message related to WinRBU which I determined is Winstron Remote Bios Update. The message reads as follows: "Get system information Error Open service Err #00000424:Error_Service_Does_Not_Exist" Everything else seems to be working properly. Windows 10 is activated.
Why do you need to do a BIOS update? Almost never needed. Check the updates to see what they do. I really don't believe in doing them unless necessary because of a problem. I don't often do them, and am running Win 10 on 8-10 year old machines.1 more replies
I have had this lap top 3 days...HP support Assistant notified me of several updates that needed to be done. All were completed sucesfully except this Bios Update....It started to install and took 2 hours without completeing...I had to stop it. this morning again it notified me and I started the installation and it has been hours and hours. Now it has me scared to death. I have read things that tell me everything from Don't let it go on any longer or It will ruin the lap top to Let it complete or you will break the motherboard. It would have helped imensely to have a manual to refer to BEFORE I started the updates. I am the only caregiver for my 46 year old son with Huntington's Disease. I just don't have the time to deal with all of this without numerous interuptions...PLEASE what shall I do??More replies
My PC's motherboard is Asus M4A88T-M and CPU is AMD Phenom(tm)IIx6 1045T 2.70Ghz. When I try to open the EZ Flash 2 to update a new Bios version, it has no response as the "Download" is in "White" color.
The present Ver is 2403 and it was installed by MFG at Dec. 23, 2010.
Please advice how to download a newer version of Bios.
Do you have a specific reason to update your BIOS? Is something not working right?
Flashing a BIOS is something you should only do as a last resort and only if absolutely necessary. Doing it wrong, or if power is interrupted, can brick your motherboard.
Hi I am trying to update my bios for K7S8X ASrock motherboard, however once following the instructions it loads the rom them says ami flash utility report, and shows things like the vendor chipset code etc, however in the instuctions it is suppose to say passed, which is dosnt say pass or fail, i restart the computer and load the default settings as instructed to and it dosnt appear that its updated any help?
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Hey everybody. Lately, I've been trying to fix my high DPC latency issues and I was about to update my BIOS to see if that would fix the problem. Unfortunately, I'm having some trouble getting the update to run. I'll provide the instructions I'm trying to follow below. I can get all the way to booting off the USB, but all my computer shows me is a blinking cursor and nothing happens. What is it I'm doing wrong? Any help is much appreciated.
Here's the PDF instructions for the BIOS update: README.pdf
Hello, I'm Kokomo.
This is my first time here, and I really need some help.
I have an emachines Model# T3524 running Win XP Home. with a 3.20 gig Processoer. In Device Manager, There is a yellow question mark on SM BUS Controller. When I max the memory (2gigs) It shows less than 1 gig (896 MB). Also says "Physical Address Extension".
I have been told I need a Bios update to fix the problem. I'm lost.
I have searched Google, Intel, emachines, Gateway, and some I can't remember. No help at any of them. Please help.
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Hello , im writing quick because any time my computer can shut down again...
So I update my bios , (regret it) and after that i had problems turning my computer on , i have a HP pavilion dv5 1140en (its old) so basically now everything works but sometimes it wont boot up or if it does it shuts down after like 5 - 20 minutes, what to do , help please?!!!
I've taken my "out of the box" OS from Win8.1 to Win10 Pro/64 now, and I've already done a bunch of HP updates as suggested by the Support Assistant. I think there may be a few more drivers to go yet though and I'll work through those. The thing that's on my mind right now is the Support Assistant prompt fpr a BIOS update.I'm cautious about these. I've not had a specific bad experience myelf but I don't need any issues right now, and I have read of a few problems on this forum with this process, admittedly none that I can see for my specific scenario though. But, I'm kinda "if it ain't broke don't fix it" with BIOS. I'd appreciate any views/guidance, particularly if the specifics of my config are known to be a straightforward job, or known to invite problems. PC is currently on F.36The assistant is suggesting I accept F.51Ap1, which is delivered via SP72131 So...should I? Shouldn't I?If it goes pear shaped is there a way back? Thanks in advance!
Hi, There have been instances that the BIOS update installation issues occured while doing the update from Support Assistant. So check if the Support Assistant version is HPSA 188.8.131.52v on your system, then I would recommend you to install the latest version from the below link and then you can try to check updates for your PC. http://www8.hp.com/us/en/campaigns/hpsupportassistant/hpsupport.html#.V6tP9vl96M8 The above link helps you to download 184.108.40.206v and this should resolve the issue if in case your are facing any issues while installing the updates.1 more replies
Could someone tell me how to upgrade/access my BIOS so I can download and execute the patch for my motherboard. I also have a patch for BIOS upadte. I can access the downloads querry box but it does not download. The desktop icons are empty, unexecutable. Nothing downloads. I have the motherboard, and BIOS patch, for powersharing for a new USB scanner that will not recognize. The downloads are on my email, waiting. Drivers loaded but will not recognize. I have been told that the motherboard, a Legend QDI, needs the powershare patch. I have a PII450 Windows 98SE, clone tower. Thanks, Tom.
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Hi all, I've carried out all of the updates in the 'HP Support Assistant' apart from one: HPConsumer Desktop PC BIOS Update (ROM Family SSID 2B4B) I've tried three or four times to update the above which seems to go through okay, however once my machine has restarted it states the same update is available in 'HP Support Assistant' so I can only presume it hasn't updated correctly. It's always listed in the 'Updates Available' section and won't go away even though it seems to have installed and restarted etc. Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks, Mark Wain
Dear Customer, Please try to update manaully from the below link:HP Consumer Desktop PC BIOS Update (ROM Family SSID 2B4B)Type: BIOSVersion: A0.38 Rev.A sp77850.exe (18.7 MB) Fixes issue where the BIOS recovery function trigger via Win+b key will malfunction and cause the system to temporary display a black screen.- Adds FAN control support for the AMD RX480 and NVIDIA GTX-1080 graphics.- Improves security of UEFI code and variables. HP strongly recommends promptly transitioning to this updated BIOS version which supersedes all previous releases.** After this BIOS update has been installed, previous BIOS versions cannot be reinstalled. Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee2 more replies
hello i have a laptop (Advent roma 1000)
which does not work properly no more... last time it did was before i cleaned it's fan
it keeps shutting down on me every 2-3 minutes....im not sure whether the bios or the motherboard is the problem , im currently writing on my other laptop which is exactly the same...advent roma 1000....so can someone please tell me how do i update my bios...
Bios version: Phoenix 1.5AD
SMBIOS VERSION :2.5...
i deleted the OS from the laptop as i dont want the problem to get any serios then it already is....im thinking of putting a windows 8 on it as it doesnt use the proccesor that much...some help on how to update my bios would be usefful thanx
I don't know why you want to update the bios if you have cleaned the fan.
Maybe accidentely you have loosen something in your motherboard, look for that and tighting it up.
On the other hand you say that you own two similar laptops, if the good one is working fine then see what the version of the bios is and act accordingly to the malfunctioning one.
I have no clue on how to update my bios driver ( yes i know its dangerous)
I used biosAgentPlus and this is the result:
But i searched the list down the result and it doesnt have phoenix.
Could anybody help me?
EDIT: I clicked Acer and than aspire 5100, but i must register and pay to update, so i give up.
Thread can be closed.
If you have a Acer Aspire H5100 Notebook, then you can go to Acer's download link below to select your computer model, click on the BIOS tab, then download the current BIOS for you model number. They show v3.13 as the latest BIOS version right now since March 9th, 2009. Be sure that you only use the BIOS for your specific computer model number. If you do not, you could transfer your notebook into a paperweight.
Acer Support - Download Drivers
BIOS flash instructions from download:
To flash BIOS in Windows mode, please extract CW51313.zip and execute the flash32.exe to flash BIOS.
However, unless you are having any issues, you might consider not trying to flash the BIOS since you have never done this before. One mistake could render your notebook into a paperweight.
Hope this helps,
My laptop HP updated the bios today and it seems it messed up my computer. Like the net wasn't working and it wouldn't let me open up stuff. Finally I restarted, was able to open the command and I enter these codes.
Reset IPv4 TCP/IP stack to installation defaults. netsh int ipv4 reset reset.log
Reset IPv6 TCP/IP stack to installation defaults. netsh int ipv6 reset reset.log
Restarted and it seems to be working fine now. I'm just wondering if I should stop updating the bios everytime it ask me to?
You should never update the BIOS unless you have too.
If anything goes wrong or its the incorrect version it will basically brick the computer.
keep my drivers up to date, but after just using everest for the first time I noticed my bios is 6 years old (I use an old socket A MSI motherboard).
Should I update this, and what are the risks involved? Some of the sites I found about it gave mixed advice on what to do, and what it can do if it goes wrong.
Unless you`re having problems or there`s a specific reason to update your bios, don`t do it.
If it aint broke, don`t fix it.
Hello, so my sister has Acer Aspire S3-391-6046 ultrabook and the bios has never been updated and the bios on there is from 2012 and suffice it to say there have been probably 5 or so bios updates since. What I am wondering is the computer came installed with Windows 8 and well has now been updated to Windows 10 and when I go to the Acer's website and type in my serial number to bring up the ultrabook and appropriate driver and or bios updates everything is for either Windows 7 or 8/8.1 and there are two options BIOS - UEFI for windows 8 (not for Upgrade) or just Bios. Either way there is nothing for windows 10 so I am wondering if I can flash one of the other Bios updates that are stated for Windows 8 or not as some of these bios updates actually fix some issue relating to heat and or fan speed issues. this Ultrabook was upgraded from Windows 8.1 to 10 using the integrated upgrade feature if that matters at all.
I do NOT do a bios update unless there are problem that an update will fix.
That said, I have only updated the bios once on any of my many machines that I have had over the past 30 years.
If it ain't broke don't fix it!
I have downloaded the correct BIOS update from Lenovo. I have followed the instructions they provided but I cannot update the BIOS. I run the application "o1wjy27usa.exe" with Administrator privileges, but nothing happens. I get a folder on my drive "C:\SWTOOLS\FLASH\O1WJY27USA" with various different files inside, but that's all what happens. In the instructions it states that once I've run "o1wjy27usa.exe" with Administrator privileges I should see a confirmation prompt "Proceed with BIOS update now?". Click "Yes" to continue, but I don't !Am I doing something wrong ? Is there something else I should be doing ?I hope someone can help/assist.Thanks.
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hey i have the Asus P5N32-E SLI Plus mobo. and im looking at updating the BIOS. but i dont have a floppy drive nor do i want one. so is there a way for me to update the bios without using a floppy?? and iv never updated the bios before so i dont exactly know what im doing? but i have downloaded the files for the right mobo. i got a zipped BIN file. but no flash file? so yeah, plsease help??
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Not sure if this is hardware or software issue for correct thread, could be both!
Have a sick Dell Laptop Studio 1555 that I need to get files off.
Battery wasn't charging up but laptop turned on when plugged into wall. Msg of "battery cannot be identified' came on. Had a small blue screen of death (not full screen) that said something about the driver loop - was too fast for me to read, and computer crashed.
For some reason (I did this a few weeks ago, but have since been away) I started to update BIOS. Partway through the flash (or whatever it's called) I freaked out thinking I was going to wipe all the files, so aborted.
So...computer no longer starts! Laptop/fan starts, keypad lights up but screen is black/no power.
Have a stuffed it completely, or can I recover the files.
I can't tell you what operating system it is, or much about its memory, sorry.
Please direct me elsewhere if necessary...very grateful for any help.
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I have found out that there is a BIOS update for my laptop. Gateway's website says the update is for xp and vista. i have upgraded my laptop to win7. Is it safe to install the BIOS update despite gateway giving no information regarding whether or not it will work will win7? (when i bought my laptop win7 did not exist)
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I have found out that there is a BIOS update for my laptop. Gateway's website says the update is for xp and vista. i have upgraded my laptop to win7. Is it safe to install the BIOS update despite gateway giving no information regarding whether or not it will work will win7? (when i bought my laptop win7 did not exist)
Install BIOS update from DOS, not from Win 7.
I have a question I do not know if it has been answered anywhere so I will ask if it has to please redirect me to the correct link.
I am going to be doing an upgrade on my pc and during this upgrade I am changing out my CPU. Will this require a flash of the bios and if so could you link me to the correct tutorial for an XFX Nforce 680i Lt Sli mobo?
P.S. I don't know for sure if this is required but I am running Win7 X64 Ultimate on a core2duo.
What are you upgrading to?
If you have the latest BIOS then you should be okay, but if you're going to a quad core, then you might need to do a BIOS update as the 680i is quite a few years old now, so might not recognise newer quads.
If you go to www.xfxforce.com and register on there and register your motherboard, you should be able to look at the support files and download any of the latest BIOS updates.
I have a Packard Bell Dot S2 netbook and i would like to update the BIOS, i am just unsure how to go about it? I've read a few internet links but still unsure. I have ver 1.15 BIOS installed and on the Packard Bell web site there is ver 1.8 to 1.21. The installation files include a read me that states
"DOS: Run "FLASH.BAT" batch file to flash BIOS in pure DOS environment.
Windows x86/x64: Run "NAV50118.exe" to flash BIOS in Windows x86/x64 environments."
I have windows 7 starter installed and the standard netbook specs 1.6Mhz, 250Gb Hd, 2 Gb Ram, Intel 3150 Graphics. Is there instructions? or a step by step out there? or could someone list them?
Any help would be great
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Hi all, i have a packard bell pc & the updator spftware has an update for the BIOS,, the update is version is 3.15 & looking on my ps it says my version installed is below
Manufacturer : Packard Bell BV
Product : Cuba MS-7301
Version : 1.0
Serial Number : 50424E
Support MP : Yes, 2 CPU(s)
Version MPS : 1.4
what do you think,, leave it as it is or install the update
my system is running fine & with no problems this is why im asking,,, thanks all
what do you think,, leave it as it is or install the updatemy system is running fine & with no problems this is why im asking,,, thanks allFiggisI'm a believer in If it ain't broke, don't fix it!4 more replies
I have an EVGA motherboard as listed below. I have never updated the bios since it was assembled back in May and was wondering if I would see a performance increase by updating it and if so how.
Rule of thumb is " unless a bios update address's a particular problem then DON'T update"
Updating the bios incorrectly can render the motherboard useless
Good afternoon, I have a HP Spectre x360 convertible 13....HP Assistant shows bios update needs to be installed. The Action Log shows update downloaded and installed 10/27/16; however, a reboot is required to complete installation. What should I do?
Hello, Welcome to the HP Support forum. Thank you for your post. Well, you will reboot the computer early or later... so you can reboot (restart) now to complete the installation or give it a drive and welcome your new BIOS * Just in case - should you encounter issues, here are some instructions how to restore BIOS - use only in case of emergency > http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c02693833/1 more replies
I know nx9030 is an old system but I just put Win 7 32bit and I'm sure I need to update bios could you provide that for me please
Cdesir. Sorry no W7 drivers or BIOS update. http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/readIndex?sp4ts.oid=441564 REO1 more replies
Hi, Recently i upgraded my HP from Windows 8 to Windows 10 , updated some drivers...... but it seems that my bios is outdated ...... so i am unable to find any bios package or update in "Software and driver" section . So please help me to find and download a new bios update. (HP ENVY dv6-7350ee Notebook PC)Thanks .
JoeSokhen Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but BIOS updates for the Envy DV6 series haven't been issued since 2014. If you are already running BIOS version F.2D, then there are no newer BIOS versions for that notebook. Good Luck========================================================================I am a volunteer and I do not work for, nor do I represent, HP.---------------------------------------------------------------If my posts helped you, please click the Thumbs-Up symbol on my post to say thanks.If my posts solved your problem please click "Accept As Solution".========================================================================1 more replies