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Missing SSD firmware update for X1 Carbon 20FB

Q: Missing SSD firmware update for X1 Carbon 20FB

I'm setting up a new X1 Carbon with machine type 20FB. It came with a Samsung MZNTY256HDHP SSD. I noted there was a recent SSD firmware update package for this laptop model, so I downloaded and ran the updater. It reported there were no updates. However, after digging a bit deeper, I discovered that the SSD firmware updater for the X1 Carbon 20A7/20A8/etc. DOES have an update for the SSD in this machine. What is going on here? Does this firmware update somehow only apply when the SSD is installed in a 20A7? Or did this particular model of SSD just get missed when Lenovo was putting together the firmware update package for the 20FB?

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A:X1 Carbon 20FB Embedded LTE Compatibility

EM7455 is versatile enough and supports a lot of 4G/LTE including LTE-A and 3G bands worldwide. It does not support 2G (GPRS/EDGE) access technology.




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A:x1 Carbon 4th gen (20FB) intermittent keyboard iss...

Hello all, We've got the same problem here with our x1 Carbon 4th gen (20FB). Lucky, we just purchased 2 but not 2 dozen. Both of them have the same problem which same as Swhitcher. We've called the Lenovo support hotline and ask for the onsite support. The on-site engineer replaced the mother board for us, but after 1 hour, problem occur again. We're going to deploy those computers to the end user very soon.So please, give us the solution as soon as you can, Lenovo!Many Thanks! Willi

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Hi There,
 
I am trying to image this laptop from wds and looks like i am getting below error:
 
"windows could not set a partition active on disk 0. The target disk, partition, or volume does not support the specified operation. The error occurred while applying the unattend asnwer file's <DiskConfiguration> setting. Error code: 0X80300024"
 
 Please see my attached answer file, not sure if that is somthing with this laptop model since even i try to go to it's pre installed windows, it just don't take me to windows.
 
Please advise!
 
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Hi There, I am trying to image this laptop from wds and looks like i am getting below error: "windows could not set a partition active on disk 0. The target disk, partition, or volume does not support the specified operation. The error occurred while applying the unattend asnwer file's <DiskConfiguration> setting. Error code: 0X80300024"  Please see my attached answer file, not sure if that is somthing with this laptop model since even i try to go to it's pre installed windows, it just don't take me to windows. Please advise!

























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A:Frequent BSOD with 2016 X1 Carbon (20FB)

Look in the event log to see if a driver is throwing an error before the BSODs

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A:Can A Printer Firmware Update And/or Driver Update Be Reversed?

You can go to Device Manager and find the printer and in properties it gives you the option to "roll back" the driver to a previous version. A firmware update and driver update mean 2 different things, to me anyways. My understanding is a firmware update offers "improved" instructions to the onboard chip of the device. What does HP say about the problem?
Mark
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A:Carbon X1 will not start after Windows update

What generation of carbin?  What OS?

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A:X1 Carbon - failing to update BIOS

HiPlease, specify, the real lapop model. Machine-Type 20BS belongs the 3rd generation of x1c.Anyway, do you have laptop engineering sample?

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I just updated my laptop the bios the ... Carbon - After computer at X1 remains update, update that was recommended by Lenovo and I left it on to update as it told me not to touch anything or turn anything off nbsp After X1 Carbon - After update, computer remains at the ... the update during its automatic restart it went to this screen and just stayed there for about hours Since then I've tried playing around with the BIOS menu and X1 Carbon - After update, computer remains at the ... tried doing the F - Recovery but it returns to the same windows logo screen except it loads for about seconds and says 'Preparing Automatic Repair' and freezes nbsp P S I had Windows factory but updated to Windows free upgrade way back when they were offering the X1 Carbon - After update, computer remains at the ... free upgrade nbsp nbsp nbsp I may just try taking it to a repair shop I would like to be able to recover files before wiping the entire drive but if needed I am willing to lose everything in order to have my computer working again nbsp Thanks in advance

A:X1 Carbon - After update, computer remains at the ...

Hello,
Welcome to Lenovo Community.
Does this appear to be the problem that you are having? If so, a workaround is included on that page: https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/SF16-T0079
Let us know if that helps.

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i am a big fan of nfs but now i can't play it.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/need-for-speed-carbon-update-problems.559620/
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Is this the media player firmware or motherboard?
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/firmware-update.580681/
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A:cd/dvd firmware update ?

Originally Posted by kem


I don't know much about firmware updates as I never had to do it but my DRW-2014L1Tburners are giving me some coasters in vista x64. Not 1 coaster under Nero 6 in xp pro.

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thanks,
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PS: I use swappable drives; switching between vista x64 and xp pro.
only keeping xp for gaming and Nero 6



no the firmware should be backwards compatible

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/ssd-firmware-update.1073966/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/should-i-update-the-firmware.876024/
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A:HP UPDATE FIRMWARE update problem?

Originally Posted by GreatNate


HP-Update FIRMWARE update problem?
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It is ok.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/zyxel-firmware-update.1020088/
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Hi,

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click on firmware to view (you may be up-to-date):

http://www.samsung.com/uk/support/model/MZ-7TD120BW-downloads

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Heh. I hate to say it, but I think you're dead in the water. Up the river with no paddle so to speak. It sounds like you're going to have to replace the drive.
 

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A:Seagate firmware update failed

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/unable-to-install-the-firmware-update.831040/
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