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bios update a2cn45ww lenovo g40-45 failed to install. after restarting, insydeh20 firmware update failed. os win 10 64bit uefi. thanks a lot

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A:Lenovo Z50-75 bios update failed > black screen

Welcome to the Lenovo Community Max !
 
From viewing your model's Hardware Maintenance Manual there is a motherboard CMOS battery.  Unfortunately from the illustrations in the manual it would appear that the CMOS battery on the Z50-70 is soldered directly to the motherboard and can not be easily removed.  In that case try removing the main battery pack again and then press the power button for 60 seconds or longer.  Hopefully the CMOS battery will not be able to keep up with the power drain and will clear the CMOS.  Then reinstall the main battery pack and try powering it up. 
 
For your reference, here is a link to the Hardware Maintenance Manual......
 
https://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles_pub/lenovo_g_z_50_series_hmm.pdf
 
If that doesn't resolve the problem then I recommend you contact Lenovo Support for additional warranty service.
 
Lenovo Support  -  Netherlands
 

Dutch 0900-654-654-0 or Email: (? 1 per gesprek)
9:00 - 18:00 Monday - Friday

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A:Lenovo G460 - BIOS update failed - wont boot

Default BIOS settingsGo to BIOS and press F9 save and exitUnit should boot to the OS




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[ 0.000000] DMI: LENOVO 20236/INVALID, BIOS 78CN25WW(V2.03) 11/19/2013 As you can see the last BIOS update is here. What is the problem? Do you plan to solve it? Thanks in advance for future answers...

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Hello

My last BIOS update has failed and now my laptop Satellite PrU400 PSU45E is out of order.
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Is anybody can help me?

Best regards

A:Satellite Pro U400 BIOS update failed - What is BIOS Boot-block access

Hi

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?

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A:Lenovo G505 Bios update

Hi Tony,         
 
Welcome to Lenovo Forums.
 
We are really sorry to hear about the issue you are facing.
 
You can go to the bios and disable secure boot. Save and exit. Try to install the update again.
 
Hope this helps.
 
Regards,
Shashi Kumar
 
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A:Lenovo G40-70 Bricked by BIOS Update

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




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A:Lenovo B430 BIOS update

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

Shiva Kumar





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A:Lenovo G505s BIOS Update

the bios update will work fine i imagen 

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A:E5-573 BIOS update failed

I have same issue, if you can boot from USB, or DVD try bios recovery, or start with pressing control and home.

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A:BIOS UPDATE, failed?

Go back to the old BIOS. If your PC is working all right, there is no reason to update the BIOS. GOOD LUCK
 

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A:Lenovo G780 not working after BIOS update

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

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

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

When I look up your system on the support page I see quite a few updates, drivers and such that support windows 8.1 and 10.  If you are looking for a BIOS update or patch, those are usually OS neutral and are applied with either a BIOS utility or patcher that works in DOS mode and some can use a windows based utility.
 
Are you trying to use a BIOS update to fix an issue or just get the "latest and greatest" for your computer?  Mostly I would not recommend updating your BIOS unless it is absolutely neccessary to fix a troublesome issue or problem with hardware.
 
CB

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-B-and-G-Series-Notebooks/LENOVO-G50-70-20351-BIOS-update-for-WINDOWS-10/td-p/3303911
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A:Lenovo V570 bios update crash

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

BTW the spelling errors are from the forum NOT mine.

Bios recovery procedure

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

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

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/lenovo-v570-bios-update-crash.1102632/
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A:Bios failed update p40 yoga

Sorry to hear. I got my P40 four days ago and I upgraded the BIOS I think twice per Lenovo Center app), any chance you remember the BIOS version you were upgrading to?

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A:Lenovo G780 after BIOS update brick with black scr...

Try hooking up an external monitor and see if it works. If it still does not work contact Lenovo by phone to set up hardware service.CB

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A:Lenovo Y700 15ACZ Bios Update Error

As its new you need to contact Tech Support so pickup the phone as what a warranty is for.




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A:W540 Bios update failure and Lenovo warranty

Hi plorengo, welcome to the forums,
 
I would like to suggest that you contact support once more, and again request a fix under warranty, if on this occasion you also receive no satisfaction you should then simply state that you are not satisfied and wish to register a complaint, the CSR will be able to do this for you.
 
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A:Update BIOS Failed on Tecra R10 with Windows7

Did you install Win7 yourself?

I believe you need to install the Toshiba Value Added Package, so the BIOS file can read the system details properly.


ps. Did you install 32bit or 64bit?

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Hi Grunthos, I understand your computer comes up with a blank screen. Here is a link to BIOS settings to the default .You could also run the HP PC Diagnostics UEFI. Hope it helps. Thanks. 

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A:Failed BIOS update - Dell XPS 8500

When did your warranty expire? If it expired less than 6 months ago, you might be able to get Dell to fix it, assuming they can get the board. They had a policy to replace a board -one time only- if it failed a Dell BIOS update within 6 months after the end of warranty. I don't know if that policy still exists.
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Maybe Dell Spare Parts can tell you about the differences among the 3, or at least tell you which is the most recent revision,  even if they don't have the boards available...?
All three support the H77 chipset which is a key issue.
Look at your motherboard for the sticker to see what version you have now. If you can't find out about specific differences, you may want to get one that's the same version, assuming it's one of the choices available.
You should look elsewhere if Impact doesn't have the revision you want and/or for price comparisons. And always ask if the board is new, used, refurbished and about the warranty.

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Hi, how do you do ? The correct bios is:http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp76501-77000/sp76767.exeI hope that helps !I would give a great kindness ...If the question is clarified, mark my answer as "resolved" and click on the icon of the "hand" to provide "congratulations" in recognition.Have a nice week !  

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Have you tried contacting HP? I've had problems before that their Live Chat Support service was able to fix. I know nothing about updating the BIOS but I know that that service can tell you if you need to bring the computer into a repair shop.

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hi adarsh_savant,
 
I think you may have concern in this thread,
http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-3000-and-Essential/G580-Bios-update-problem/m-p/1199186/highlight...
 
Here the suggested solution from neokenchi that helped.
 
1. Boot into the BIOS by repeatedly tapping F2 on startup
 
2. In the BIOS, navigate to the Boot Tab and set UEFI to Disabled or Legacy then press F10 to save and exit. When
the computer reboots, check if you still get the errors and/or if you're able to boot into Windows.
 
3. If same problem, leave the changes that you made on Step 2 and attempt to re-install Windows via a Windows 8 recovery drive or OneKey Recovery button (note that this will wipe the computer to factory settings)
 
Hope this helps,
Cheers!



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Hey,

There is no BIOS recovery mode that you can enter by pressing a key combination. Therefore special BIOS recovery tools are necessary they are compatible to the notebook.

That means the ROM module where BIOS is stored can only be reflashed from an authorized service provider because the guys have special tools for this.

Please get in contact with the technicians, they will help to sort this out:
http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com > Support & Downloads > Find an authorized service provider

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This is really stupid situation now. You will not be able to fix it with some simple recovery operation. BIOS is screwed up.
In the past I was not faced with such situation but on this forum I found very interesting thread about BIOS ?recovering?. Please take some time and visit this thread.

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Take a look into this thread:
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Maybe the last comment from user *gansell1980* could help you.
Otherwise you need help from Toshiba authorized service provider in case to reflash the BIOS ROM module.

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Closing duplicate thread too: http://forums.techguy.org/hardware/1111212-bios-update-failed-keyboard-mouse.html
 

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Hey all I updated my friends system to the f bios - and it now comes up - update Trying 8710p Endless Failed - LOOP BIOS to r... HP Now that the bios update did not succeed and then it restarts nbsp This is an endless loop - which never lets HP 8710p Failed BIOS update - Now Endless LOOP - Trying to r... me boot into windows - so I cannot go back to a previous version of the BIOS nbsp I have been reading around the forums and discovered a method to try an emergency recovery by getting the rompaq bios and holding down the Windows Key B when I turn on the system nbsp Just bought an external USB Floppy drive to try this emergency recovery nbsp I tried the USB - but it wouldn't work nbsp I am getting different results here - but not what I want nbsp With the USB Floppy plugged in When I hold down Win B - the caps light flashes nbsp for a lot longer now it looks like it initializes the floppy drive green light comes on for just a moment - but then nothing - just flashing caps lock for a bit and then finally a restart again into the doom loop It never appears to begin to read the floppy disk or search for a bios file nbsp What am I doing wrong What can I try Does the disk need to be leabeled a certain way Does my BIOS file need to be renamed nbsp Any help would be GREAT Solved View Solution

A:HP 8710p Failed BIOS update - Now Endless LOOP - Trying to r...

I had a very similar experience.  Here is how I fixed it. Download sp41954.exe from here  or search for it.  Double-click on the file to launch the application.  If you are running Vista or higher, close the program, go to where it extracted (C:\swsetup\sp41954) and find the file FirmwareUpdater.exe.  Right-click on the file and select properties.  Click the Compatibility tab and select "Run this program in compatibility mode for: Windows XP (Service Pack 3)".  Launch FirmwareUpdater.exe and create a bootable diskette.  If you are running XP, you can create the bootable diskette from the sp41954 directly. Power off the laptop.  Connect the USB Floppy drive with the newly created diskette to the laptop.  Hold down all four arrow keys while turning on the laptop.  Continue to hold down the four arrow keys until you see either the num-lock or cap-lock key flashing ( don't remember which).  It should be reading from the diskette.  After a minute or so, the laptop should reboot and operate normally. When I did this, I disconnected everything from the laptop and removed the battery.  I do not know if it was necessary to remove everything or not. Hope this helps.

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/HP-8710p-Failed-BIOS-update-Now-Endless-LOOP-Trying-to/td-p/2477051
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I just got a used M4600, and the currently installed bios is A08. When I try to update to A16, it restarts, says it's updating firmware, but fails at 0%. It gives no reason, and no error code as far as I can tell. Thanks in advance for any help you guys can provide.

A:Bios update failed - Dell Precision M4600

That is NOT the issue! There is nothing wrong with the M4600 motherboards per se.
Everybody has been trying to find why when trying a BIOS upgrade, the system immediately fails with a basic "BIOS Update Failed" and no specific error code or more explanation. The answer is in the PDF document below - that is the message displayed when BIOS authentication fails!
You just have to look up the Dell Signature Firmware 'feature' that was introduced into a number of laptop incl the M4600.  Download PDF doc. That was a feature introduced per NIST requirements.
In a nutshell, they changed the way BIOS authenticates a BIOS file before it will use it to update the BIOS & EC firmware. The M4600 is in the list of "Legacy Systems" where this was introduced. Basically, these systems did NOT have the Signature Firmware when produced. 
Version A04 introduced this feature. After you install that, you will have an option to turn the Signature Firmware requirement On (default is Off). Once turned On, it can NOT be turned off! 
The problem starts in BIOS ver A08. Something in the code is wrong. Because on some M4600s it updates the BIOS AND Activates the Signature Firmware requirement. After that, the system will NOT authenticate ANY other BIOS versions so you will NOT be able to upgrade past version 8!
I manage many, many systems for a company. I am currently sitting on 33 (yes, that many) M4600 with that exact same situation!
A motherboard swap does not correct the issue; all it does is give you a new BIOS chip to mess around with. 

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/software-os/f/3524/t/19564156
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the hp message said the update was critical I downloaded and it went thru the install process... then gave error message it said Installation compete along the top then underneath it says Failed Installation  x HP Conusmer Desktop PC BIOS (ROM Family SSID 81B7)  So what do I do now?????? Update... I incorrectly entered my operating system.  it is Windows 10 Home 64 bit

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Operating-Systems-and-Recovery/PC-BIOS-Update-Rom-Family-SSID-81B7-Failed/td-p/5816908
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After Bios update failed my hard disk looks like below Is it possible to combine 8 mb unallocated,980 mb and HP_tools to combine with C?

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Hi, I have repeated experience of failed BIOS firmware update on Dell e5570. More precisely the part
"Sending Intel (R) Management Engine Firmware Update" always hangs on 100% and never finishes.  The annoying thing is that laptop cannot be shutdown via power button (even with the long press) and I have to wait hours till my battery dies :-(
Im trying to update BIOS from 1.6.3 to 1.7.3. In the end, I have 1.7.3 BIOS version, but Embedded Controller stays on A07 instead of A11 so I got my PC into middle of versions :-( First broken thing I noticed is WiFi always turned off after wake from sleep or after startup.
Dell support, please help. I need new BIOS (and Embedded Controller) to resolve some NVMe and other issues with the laptop.
Thanks, M.

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19985169
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Ok, I updated the bios, when it was busy updating the screen just went black. I left it for an hour and no change.Restarted the PC and it does not display anything, the start button is now red and it beeps 8 times then start button goes blue for a while then red and beeps etc.Tried: (nothing worked so far)1. bios reset button as per instructions2. Downloaded the lates bios update and tried installing the DosFlash via usb What else can I try? Thanks











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A:HP Z230 Workstation - Bios update failed, Cannot restore bio...

OK, problem solved. I eventually copied the Dos Flash files to cd, rebooted machine and it worked. 

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Operating-Systems-and-Recovery/HP-Z230-Workstation-Bios-update-failed-Cannot-restore-bios/td-p/4560342
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G'day all As a favour to a friend I upgraded her laptop's model above RAM to GB and her HDD to an GB SSD After physically update failed! - BIOS PQF65A-05E02W Qosmio F60 - installing the new devices restoring using the recovery disk upgrading her Windows x to Professional everything seemed fine So I decided to apply the Toshiba Service Station recommended updates one of which was the BIOS Downloaded it and pressed install stepped through - restarted and got into the wizard where it warns me that there may be no screen and only the blinking power indicator as activity - I then initiated the BIOS upgrade MISTAKE After minutes of waiting I powered the machine off but it won't boot - it powers up the drives but absolutely no beep codes or display - still flashing the power indicator Bricked Ok - so now I google desperately for the model specific secret key Qosmio F60 - PQF65A-05E02W - BIOS update failed! codes and disk layout that will allow BIOS recovery from a USB flash drive or CD-ROM - NOTHING Anyone have any ideas about how to re-initiate Qosmio F60 - PQF65A-05E02W - BIOS update failed! the BIOS upgrade for this model from any of a USB floppy b flash drive or c CD-ROM Thanks in advance parameme

A:Qosmio F60 - PQF65A-05E02W - BIOS update failed!

Hi
It is really bad situation now. To be honest I?m sceptic with repair possibilities. I presume BIOS is screwed up now.

Anyway, check please http://forums.computers.toshiba-europe.com/forums/thread.jspa?threadID=54395 thread. Maybe you will be able to do anything about that.
Please send some feedback.

https://forum.toshiba.eu/showthread.php?66553-Qosmio-F60-PQF65A-05E02W-BIOS-update-failed!
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Greetings!
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!

A:Optiplex 9010 AIO BIOS Update Error - ME FW Update Failed: Internal error: FWU_Buffer

Hi Stone3t,
Can you provide a screen shot showing the current BIOS version?

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/t/19534388
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Hello, could any of the Lenovo staff take a look at the link for V100 here https://support.lenovo.com/ph/en/documents/ht001949 I'm unable to find V100 anywhere on Lenovo's support site - eventhough its mentioned in the above link. V200 I can easily find but that does not help when its a bios for V100 I need! Hope someone can fix this and link to the correct page for drivers and bios updates. Thank you in advance JBJ 



Posts made by insomniac1971 is also mine.Thinkpads: T61, R61, R500

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-C-E-K-M-N-and-V-Series/Lenovo-3000-V100-bios-update-invalid-link-on-Lenovo-webpage/td-p/3316226