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X1C gen3 fail to upgrade BIOS

Q: X1C gen3 fail to upgrade BIOS

Hi All nbsp I try to upgrade the BIOS of my x c gen BS using a bootable USB disk I download the BIOS bootable CD nbsp n ur w iso nbsp from nbsp http support lenovo com us en downloads ds and burn it to the USB disk with these cmd nbsp geteltorito -o bios img fail X1C BIOS upgrade gen3 to n ur w iso dd if bios img of dev sdb nbsp Then I boot with is usb disk and follow the BIOS update instruction to upgrade BIOS But I think I fail with a last step The x c reboot with ThinkPad Logo and stop booting I have to remove the AC adapter and push the hard reset button to power off the x c nbsp And then I power on x c again I found that the ECP ID is upgrade to but UEFI BIOS ID X1C gen3 fail to upgrade BIOS is X1C gen3 fail to upgrade BIOS still not nbsp Could you help me check which step I miss Or any other suggest for BIOS upgrade with my x c nbsp Thanks

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/X1C-gen3-fail-to-upgrade-BIOS/td-p/3328983
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Hi, AllI try to upgrade the BIOS of my x1c gen3 20BS, and BIOS update utility for windows http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/thinkpad-x-series-laptops/thinkpad-x1-... UEFI: 1.13 / ECP: 1.09I am working on windows 8I follow the utility's instruction and install the tool, run the tool, and reboot the OS, everything seem fine, but when I check the BIOS again, I found the BIOS vesion is still 1.10, but ECP upgrade to 1.09. I wonder why I cannot upgrade my BIOS, anyone could help, many thanks.

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/x1c-gen3-fail-to-upgrade-BIOS-but-ECP-upgrade-done/td-p/3341160
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Hi, AllI try to upgrade the BIOS of my x1c gen3 20BS, and BIOS update utility for windows, the BIOS version is UEFI: 1.13 / ECP: 1.09I am working on windows 8I follow the utility's instruction and install the tool, run the tool, and reboot the OS, everything seem fine, but when I check the BIOS again, I found the BIOS vesion is still 1.10, but ECP has already upgraded to 1.09 Anyone could help? Many thanks.

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/x1c-gen3-upgrade-BIOS-fail-but-ECP-upgrade-done/td-p/3341765
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Hello to the Acer community nbsp Ok i have a problem my desktop was performing a BIOS upgrade and the computer was unexpectidly shutdown during the end of help M3985 Need !! UPGRADE BIOS - FAIL Aspire - the upgrade process so Aspire M3985 - BIOS UPGRADE FAIL - Need help !! now all i am getting is FOUR Beeps and a black screen no post screen no logo nothing things i have tried so far nbsp - Ive removed all expansion cards RAM etc so ive ruled out other Aspire M3985 - BIOS UPGRADE FAIL - Need help !! possibilties to my knowledge- Removing CMOS Battry nbsp - Clear CMOS Jumper- PS Keyboard w USB AMIBOOT ROM pressing Ctrl Home still no avail nbsp Soo i think i am ruled out with options nbsp - Buy a new BIOS chip and gamble my chances and solder the new chip on and hope it works- Try a USB FDD Probably will not work - OR just buy a new motherboard nbsp So yea i am in a bad spot and i need help anyone got any suggestions on what i should could do nbsp PC SPECS nbsp Intel i - P GHzAMD Radeon GB OC'ed Original GPU was a AMD GB x GB DDR RAMWindows -Bit TB HDDBIOS - UEFI - American Megatrends - I beleive the bios version was 'P -A or B ' i wanted to upgrade it to 'P -B '

A:Aspire M3985 - BIOS UPGRADE FAIL - Need help !!

Fusionz,
 
It looks like you received your answer on the other thread you posted for this here.

http://community.acer.com/t5/Windows-8-1/Aspire-M3985-BIOS-UPGRADE-FAIL-Need-help/td-p/364814/jump-to/first-unread-message
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Hello to the Acer community nbsp Ok i have a problem my desktop was performing a BIOS upgrade and the computer was unexpectidly shutdown during the end of the upgrade process so now all i am getting is FOUR Beeps and a black screen no post screen no logo nothing things i BIOS !! help FAIL M3985 Aspire - - UPGRADE Need have tried so far nbsp - Ive removed all expansion cards RAM etc so ive ruled out other possibilties to my knowledge- Removing CMOS Battry nbsp - Clear CMOS Jumper- PS Keyboard w USB AMIBOOT ROM pressing Ctrl Home still no avail nbsp Soo i think i am ruled out with options nbsp - Buy a new BIOS chip and gamble my chances and solder the new chip on and hope it works- Try a USB Aspire M3985 - BIOS UPGRADE FAIL - Need help !! FDD Probably Aspire M3985 - BIOS UPGRADE FAIL - Need help !! will not work - OR just buy a new motherboard nbsp So yea i am in Aspire M3985 - BIOS UPGRADE FAIL - Need help !! a bad spot and i need help anyone got any suggestions on what i should could do nbsp PC SPECS nbsp Intel i - P GHzAMD Radeon GB OC'ed Original GPU was a AMD GB x GB DDR RAMWindows -Bit TB HDDBIOS - UEFI - American Megatrends - I beleive the bios version was 'P -A or B ' i wanted to upgrade it to 'P -B '

A:Aspire M3985 - BIOS UPGRADE FAIL - Need help !!

Fusionz,
 
It looks like you received your answer on the other thread you posted for this here.

http://community.acer.com/t5/Windows-8-1/Aspire-M3985-BIOS-UPGRADE-FAIL-Need-help/td-p/364814
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Kanislupus posted last week about P8Z68-V Pro/Gen3 & updating the BIOS

I have this motherboard & I thought 3603 was the last update----
shows how long ago I looked---
so I went to ASUS & checked---

so I found out there is 2 new Bios upgrades---
bios 3703 with release date of 11/17/2014
which crashed for Kanislupus
& a new one--
bios 3802 with a release date of 04/03/2015.
so instead of just ASUS saying 3703 is buggy---
they just went ahead & released a new BIOS------
I would have tried to flash to bios 3802 for Kanislupus but I think he tore
his system apart-----
bios 3802 says RTC fix
bios 3603 seems to be running fine----why bios 3703 would effect
the real time clock I'm not sure of--would have to ask ASUS
almost forgot--I'm running windows 7 64bit---
some food for people to think about--
 

A:P8Z68-V Pro/Gen3 bios update

It's possible the RTC problem was there before 3703 was released, but not fixed until 3802 appeared.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/p8z68-v-pro-gen3-bios-update.1146106/
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https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/X1-Carbon-Gen3-upgrade-to-1TB-SSD/td-p/3333748
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 HiI went through the number of posts, but couldn't find a clear answer. I have X1 3rd gen ( 20BT-S0WX0P ) with 256GB SSD. Can I get just any M.2 2280 SDD as a replacement? In particular I have the choice of:Crucial MX200 500GB M.2 Type 2280SS SSDCT500MX200SSD4Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500 GB SSD Solid-SMZ-N5E500BWKingston SSDNOW 480GB M.2 SATA 6GBPS DOUSM2280S3G2/480G Can any of these work with my Carbon? Thank you











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A:Carbon X1 Gen3 - SSD upgrade

I can confirm Samsung EVO 850 500GB M.2 will work fine in your 3rd gen x1 Carbon, i know it since I'm using this ssd myself in my x1 Carbon 3rd gen and it's working just fine

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/Carbon-X1-Gen3-SSD-upgrade/td-p/3279305
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Hello all,
I did something very stupid recently. I flashed my BIOS to fix mouse stuttering issues but used the Gen4 BIOS version 2.10. I was able to clear the CMOS and use the instant flash to restore the BIOS back the most recent Gen3 BIOS 1.10.

When I start the computer it shows the BIOS version is 1.10, but all of my SATA ports show as "not detected". I changed the SATA controller settings back to their defaults (IDE), but still no luck. I checked and all of the SATA connectors are still clicked firmly in place.

Any ideas?Thanks
 

A:Asrock Extreme 4 Gen3 BIOS Problems

I am not familiar with asrock boards. When you say you used the instant flash to restore the bios did you actually flash the bios with the original bios file or is this some type of auto recovery?

If you are able to flash the bios, I would reflash to the latest correct bios for your mb. Once done, restart and enter the bios. Load defaults or whatever asrock calls it and again restart. Enter the bios and make any custom settings you need ie sata mode, boot order, etc.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/asrock-extreme-4-gen3-bios-problems.1045104/
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Yesterday I got some drivers updates along with BIOS update BIOS seems to update successful now its everything under BIOS works I had OS win and Ubuntu with grub I've been a happy user of all these for several months but nbsp The problem is that after some driver update which was done cannot NOTHING Carbon boot 20BS) but BIOS X1 (Gen3 via Lenovo utility for Win I cannot boot any OS nor any OS installation even Recovery ISOs diagnostic X1 Carbon (Gen3 20BS) cannot boot NOTHING but BIOS tools Nothing can be booted BTW I know how to deal with Secure boot and legacy mode I can manage to start the boot process of anything listed above but they all behave the same They X1 Carbon (Gen3 20BS) cannot boot NOTHING but BIOS freeze in the very beggining Everything which involves ACPI just hangs on boot Linux hangs after message ACPI tables successfully requested or smth like this Win displays dots which go round second and then hangs If I add acpi off to Linux boot options it boots but almost nothing works there without acpi support Things which don't require ACPI work For example I can boit BIOS update ISOS Still it does no help as my BIOS version is the latest and it doesn't allow to rollback nbsp It can't be hardware problem as it occured after Windows updated drivers and flashed some firmware not BIOS but I don't know what it was exactly I can access data on SSD and can see some logs if needed nbsp Hope for assistance How to flash again all possible laptop firmware from boot USB What can be flashed except BIOS

A:X1 Carbon (Gen3 20BS) cannot boot NOTHING but BIOS

I tried to use hard reset... Hold that tiny button on the bottom for 30sec approx. Now it doesn't switch on at all o_O Just no reaction on power button. With or without AC. Not even on long press. What shall I do now?Lenovo, what's wrong with your devices? Why can user brick a device just using reset button?!?! Now I cannot even get my data from the SSD... **bleep** it!

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/X1-Carbon-Gen3-20BS-cannot-boot-NOTHING-but-BIOS/td-p/3398975
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I updated my motherboard from bios version 0402 to 3703 since I was updating my video card in the next week. Once the update was complete the reboot looped from the system check to the Asus logo over and over. I've tried to reset the board by jumper and battery removal, but all that does is reset the system clock. The bios remains the same. What have I done?

The only thing I can do is hit the 'del' and get to the bios, where I still see the Hard drives but for whatever reason it won't boot to them.

Is it possible to roll the bios back to the 0402? Is there a fix at all? Please any help would be greatly appreciated.

Windows 7 64bit
Asus P8Z68-V Pro/Gen3 Motherboard
Any other information required to help will be provided since I really don't know what to offer.
Hoping for a solution
Regards,
K
 

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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?

A:got the windows 10 free upgrade and used the dell diagnostics tool to upgrade driver and bios everything worked fine until the update of the bios!!!!

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

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19988802
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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?

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/software-os/f/4997/t/19988802
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-Device manager help (I know I could have half the devices.. So many system devices)
-Basic AV and Firewall questions (Am I okay just using Windows Defender and Windows Firewall?)
-Questions about sound devices

I have been looking at these forums for some time now. I have seen a lot of very knowledgeable people in here; and that Is what made me actually Sign up and try to be active as I can in these forums. I just need someones help for a little bit with me to work with me and explain a few things; like I said I would really appreciate it! Thank-you so much!

A:BIOS x4, x1, Auto, Gen3, etc, Device Manager device

Auto (why would you want to disable anything , what are you thinking of disabling)?
Don't worry about it
AV-Comparatives Firewall Reviews - AV-Comparatives (download the pdf for firewall tests) make up your own mind
fire away

http://www.tenforums.com/drivers-hardware/48820-bios-x4-x1-auto-gen3-etc-device-manager-device.html
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http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Boot-and-Lockup/Bios-Fail/td-p/5675527
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A:Bios fail

When you restart it does the hp logo show up?

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/Bios-fail/td-p/5696041
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Been round the net till I’m dizzy. Anyone help me?
 

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/xps-2720-bios-fail.1154844/
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Everytime I try to update my BIOS on my laptop I get this error:

BIOS update failed! New Bios is not compatible with the current system BIOS.
New BIOS part number doesn't match system BIOS part number. Error Code: -120
See the Help for troubleshooting

an I doing something wrong HELP

I am using Fujitsu Lifebook AH530
 

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One computer has MSE - updated and ran scan - no threats found
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VR-
 
Bec

A:Updates Fail/Downloads Fail/Flash Sites Fail x2 computers

The first place to start is are you getting any error messages when the updates fail? What do the messages state -- for example, do you get any error codes? Please post that information here.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/498794/updates-faildownloads-failflash-sites-fail-x2-computers/
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Anyone have any ideas?
 

A:Boot fail, NO BIOS SCREEN?

sounds like a power issue
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/boot-fail-no-bios-screen.451460/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/dimension-3000-pre-bios-fail.648960/
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A:Helix 2 BIOS update fail

Hello xRender,
 
I hope you've managed to resolve this but if not a service tip has been released regarding the the authentication error you have reported.  Sorry for being late with a response.
 
Link to Service Tip;
https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/documents/SF16-T0013

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Tablet-and/Helix-2-BIOS-update-fail/td-p/2208506
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A:BIOS fail, laptop won't turn on :(

Why were you changing your BIOS on a laptop in the first place?
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/bios-fail-laptop-wont-turn-on.190128/
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i downloaded a bios update tool from HP website, but while updating the bios, there was a power black out. my laptop couldn't come out of herbanation and it can't boot. only the power button light, caps lock light and WiFi light are working, the fun is also working but it can't boot.i have tried removing the battery, power adapter and press the power button for a minute, nothing has changed..is there any solution for this problem.the pc is HP625 notebook

A:bios update fail, pc can't start

Hey,My son's laptop did this blank screen too - only power button light was on, but no fan, no key lights, nothing.  I tried the same hard reset -remove batt, press power.  Almost took it apart to reseat the RAM, but decided to search the forum again (sorry I can't find that hp support page anymore).  Anyways, you will read that beside hard rest and reseating RAM, they will tell you to try connecting it to an external monitor to check if it is a display problem. Short story, none of the above worked for me, EXCEPT THIS - hold down Windows key and "B" key.  While holding down the Windows and B key, press and hold the power button for about one second, then release all 3 buttons.  The power key will light up, wait for about 40 seconds (more or less), then the BIOS will update. Hope it works for you too. UPDATE:  I just found the link again.... I followed step 3...

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Boot-and-Lockup/bios-update-fail-pc-can-t-start/td-p/5603523
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A:Defrag Crash, Now Bios Fail?

Howdy evil_moons...

To clear the CMOS you need to remove the battery ( looks like an oversized watch battery ), but before you do, try unplugging the hard drive(s) both power and ribbon cables, sounds like yours went south...

You may have to let it set before it times out on looking for the drives...
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/defrag-crash-now-bios-fail.354431/
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https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T400-T500-and-newer-T/T440-BIOS-UPDATE-FAIL/td-p/3398447
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Motherboard - MSI P a-gd I have a report from one of my customers asking for advice regarding a bios flash they recently attempted to do on this motherboard They explain the following steps to me downloaded bios from the MSI website put onto a USB drive flashed the BIOS via the menu in the BIOS PC rebooted and continued to install some things pc now after reboot only nothing on screen dvd drive makes a sound then reboots and keeps doing this Not really BIOS Solved: Fail Flash sure what to advise him at the moment apart from trying Solved: BIOS Flash Fail resetting cmos reseating ram taking the battery out for mins then putting back in a MINIMUM CONFIG i e CPU RAM PSU MOBO with everything else disconnected MSI I believe use M-Flash but not sure if you can emergency re-flash the BIOS with this particular motherboard until I read up Solved: BIOS Flash Fail some information on the particular motherboard model does anyone offer any advice regarding this problem or had a similar issue them self I will in the meantime contact MSI support nbsp

A:Solved: BIOS Flash Fail

Yeah,check the manual at the MSI website support section first
to see if there is a bios failsafe or dual bios first.
It may be that you can restore the bios from a flash drive.
I had the same problem with an older board without any bios protection.
I went to ebay and bought a flashed bios chip for about $10.
Of course the bios chip would need to be removable from the motherboard
in order for that to work.
If it is soldered to the motherboard,that is not really helpful.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-bios-flash-fail.1055801/
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Hello,

After updating new catalyst 11.12 my screen goes black during the shutdown/restart mode. The computer still runs and I have to hold shutdown button to restart then it'll come up. It only happens when you shutdown/restart. I'm running Win 7 64 bit Home Premium so I'm wondering if there's a windows problem. Any help would be appreciated thank you.

Alienware M17
Win 7 64 bit HP
8gb DDR3
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A:ATI 11.12 upgrade fail

sounds like a compatibility issue. Run driver sweep in safe mode and uninstall the current ATI driver and then download and install a previous version.

YOu wont see much benifit from the 11.12 update, its mainly addressing multi gpu setups for scyrim and bf3. not really aimed at laptops.

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Have you read your mb manual? Each bios [and even sometimes each update of the bios] has different options and or menus. Giving you exact step by step instructions is just about impossible.

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Is this an AMI BIOS.
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Hi,
Thank you for writing to us!
We would suggest to first load BIOS defaults and then try to update and also check if there is any error message that comes up.
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Rickynet wrote:
Greeting i updated the BIOS to lastest version, and the keyboard start to beep, the operative systems dont work fine, some keyboards have malfunction with the shift key, my keyboard is in spanish, with the english version of the keyborad the problem is solved. The motherboard in the notebook is ok, no conectors damage.
 
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A:windows boot fail, can only enter BIOS

Hi qzysc2 welcome to SevenForums

Lets try this



   Warning
You will need a USB FLASH DRIVE




   Tip
Download the Tool from a non infected PC


Download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool

Choose one that goes with your OS bit version . Save the file to a USB Flash drive

32-bit Version OS Farbar Recovery Scan Tool

64-Bit Version OS Farbar Recovery Scan Tool x64




   Note
Click the button and right-click Computer .Select Properties . Look for System Type: which will say 32-bit Operating System or 64-bit Operating System


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   Note
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   Tip
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Code:
Diskpart
List volume
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Quote: Originally Posted by The Editor


Hey all,


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"select the x64 package"


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Originally Posted by heretic07


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Try one of two things :

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A:Bios Upgrade on HP Envy 750-170se CTO bios family 2b4b

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http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Bios-Upgrade-on-HP-Envy-750-170se-CTO-bios-family-2b4b/td-p/5585600
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A:Vista to Win7 upgrade fail

What OS does it boot-up with now?

I am unfamiliar at this time with an upgrade producing 571 zip files.

jcgriff2

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A:Power fail during upgrade assistant

Go to your E-mail from Microsoft again, the one titled: Thanks for ordering Windows 8 (order # xxxxxxxxxx).

Click on the word here in this paragraph:

This is your receipt - make sure to print or save a copy for your records.
If you need to download Windows, write down your new product key and enter it here.

That will open the download window as follows:



Make sure you you follow to path to create media for installation at a later date, either DVD or a flash drive so you'll never have to do this again.

That same E-mail has a line near the bottom like this:

To always have the software as physical backup media at hand, order your personal backup DVD now. If your download link is so bad, perhaps that is a better way to get it.


Also shown here: How to redownload your Windows 8 Upgrade setup D/L.

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A:upgrade from 7000 to 7068 FAIL

If you had a working copy of the 7000 on you may have elected to install the 7068 to another drive or partition or simply wipe the 7000 primary to see a clean install of the 7068 build. The upgrading from one build to the next can pose problems especially when trying it with beta versions of an OS.

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I have same problem with my lenovo y570 when I try to upgrade it to windows 10

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A:Wireless Ethernet Fail after Win 8 Pro Upgrade

can we see the ipconfig /all - see below

you could try a tcp/ip reset - see below

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TCP/IP stack repair options for use with Vista/Windows 7

Start> Programs> Accessories> and right click on Command Prompt, select "Run as Administrator" to open a command prompt box
(A new dialogue box - black with white font, will appear on the screen ):

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Note: Type only the text in bold and red for the following commands.

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Reset IPv4 TCP/IP stack to installation defaults. netsh int ipv4 reset reset.log and press enter

Reset IPv6 TCP/IP stack to installation defaults. netsh int ipv6 reset reset.log and press enter

ReStart (reboot) the machine.

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The requested operation requires elevation.
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Access is Denied

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right click in the command prompt box
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enter
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control key + V to paste

Details also here
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/299357
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ipconfig /all
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to paste the results into something like notepad and then copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post the results in a reply here.
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all the text will now be highlighted
Next
From the notepad menu - choose Edit - Copy

Now go back to the forum - goto the reply and then right click in the reply box and paste the results.
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If you manually changed your boot order to boot from the CD/DVD first, you have to switch it back to the hard drive on the first reboot. You only want to boot from the CD/DVD once to start the install.

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A:Windows Anytime Upgrade to Pro Fail

Nevermind. I went to restart my computer to try again, and it started upgrading. After I ran dxdiag to make sure it is now Windows Professional...

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ps. i just found this
AM-960
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A:help with updating bios. cannot find bios upgrade - 6A69RPRDC-00

WOW..............

Old Machines.....(just like me... but can still perform to the max lol)

I your Bios has the option of udma up to 6 then generally the bios supports the Mode! and your problem is that the HDD does not support the mode (cant remember if you said it does).

You are probably using wrong criteria for bios upgrade search.
Try WWW.driverguide,com

You Need the MB's Manufacturers Name or at least the MB Chipset and bios Manufacturers Name as well. go to the Computers muanufacturers website (you probably done that already) and search model.

otherwise Download a System info utility from Tech Spot, I use SiSoft Sandra or AIDA32.. (sandra might cause bluescreen on older machines).. Aida problably will have link direct to bios update site. hope this was of some help
 

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A:Dell Inspiron 518 BIOS v1.0.7 64 Bit Vista DO NOT UPGRADE BIOS

No it happened to me too.  Dell is replacing the motherboard under warranty but I was told somewhat firmly not to update the BIOS unless advised by a technican.  In my defense the BIOS update was listed as "recommended" under the download section for this unit on the Dell support website.
I would recommend to avoid two phone calls (over 40 minutes each) to tech support and several days waiting for a new motherboard, not to update the BIOS at this time.
Thankfully it is being covered under warranty.

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/t/19264970
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A:Is downgrading of BIOS safe? How do you know if down or upgrade of BIOS is successful

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/is-downgrading-of-bios-safe-how-do-you-know-if-down-or-upgrade-of-bios-is-successful.597666/
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I updated the bios after I had notified from Toshiba about the Bios v3.50. The process was done by the Toshiba Utility software, and after the reboot there is "Password =" on a blank screen and it not recognise my BIOS password, writing "Not certified".

I have also tried the HDD password but no luck.

What can I do now?

A:Satellite Z30-A-12R BIOS password not recognised after BIOS upgrade

Hi

Before trying to update the BIOS, all passwords should be removed!
BIOS password can be removed by authorized service provider available in your country.

But the unknown HDD password cannot be removed anymore.
In such case the HDD isn?t accessible and cannot be used.

Sorry mate but in my opinion you have only one chance to get the BIOS password removed; you need the ASP assistance.

https://forum.toshiba.eu/showthread.php?77914-Satellite-Z30-A-12R-BIOS-password-not-recognised-after-BIOS-upgrade
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A:Windows 8.1 to 10 upgrade fail; No boot; avgidsha.sys

Hey...  I was able to access the drive when connected via the USB hard drive cradle on the latest version of Ubuntu.  The older version of Ubuntu only showed the drive but gave me no options to access it.
 
It appears that the drive might be failing.  I was able to copy the data I wanted.  I was also able to modify the avg system files as directed in the AVG support link provided in my previous post.  However, the system will still not boot.  Now it gets me back to essentially the same place as before but now it balks at file avgboot.sys or something like that.  However, this file was renamed in the earlier step, so I'm not sure what is going on there.
 
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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/617436/windows-81-to-10-upgrade-fail;-no-boot;-avgidshasys/
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A:WinXP SP2 Upgrade Fail - File not found

Hmmm, I am led to think you may have a problem outside of a Win problem, have you checked cables and hardware out?

The easiest course would be a re-install, but A)No disk, B)might be hardware.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/winxp-sp2-upgrade-fail-file-not-found.406947/
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A:M900 Tiny - Recovery fail after SSD upgrade

After spend more than 50 Man-Hours on this issue, now I finally solved it out. Here is the way I made it: Go get a copy of Acronis True Image 2016, I was using the edition 19.0.6571, use the disk edition to boot the machine, then select the original disk as source disk, use the newly added SSD as destination disk. Click process, then mess around for a while till it shows up "finish". Remove the external disk drive, the original HDD, leave the SSD inside. Start up, and everything you need is there. And, for unknown reason, once you finish all above, then press F11 during system boot, the R&R works perfect. PS.I didn't try the R&R disk at this moment, probably it still won't works. Anyway, thanks to the amazing Acronis True Image, now the issue has been solved. Cheers!

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkCentre-A-E-M-S-Series/M900-Tiny-Recovery-fail-after-SSD-upgrade/td-p/3359192
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A:Upgrade from WMP 9 to 10 corrupted, subsequent reinstallations fail

Try totally uninstalling it and then downloading and running the stand alone installer
http://www.microsoft.com/windows/win...0/default.aspx

IF it still fails to install you may need to run the microsoft windows installer cleanup utility.
http://support.microsoft.com/default...b;en-us;290301
Run it and only cleanup the WMP installer files.

More info on its use here
http://windowsxp.mvps.org/MSICLEAN.htm

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I've tried deleting everything in the softwaredistribution downloads folder, but that doesn't seem to help.
I've also tried using the windows 10 media creation tool to download it and create an iso, but this also fails.

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Thanks in advance for the help!

A:Upgrade to Windows 10 fail. Error 8004100E

Having the same issue myself

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A:Anniversary Upgrade Second_Boot Fail/Error

Facing exactly the same issue....anybody?

http://www.tenforums.com/installation-setup/63578-anniversary-upgrade-second_boot-fail-error.html