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M57 Doesn't Start

2008-07-10, 14:58 PM

I formated a new M57 out-of-the-box, all fine.

Did the updates by Lenovo. On the last one (A BIOS upgrade), the computer simply doesn't start.

I Think the BIOS is gone...

What can i do? 

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08-26-2008

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Re: M57 Doesn't Start

2008-08-26, 8:48 AM

idem for my 2 firstpc's

i have 60pieces of m57 6075-cto lenovo

and this problem appear after upgrade automatically the bios

 

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Re: M57 Doesn't Start

2008-08-26, 14:33 PM
It's the latest BIOS update, it messed up the M/B's BIOS to where it won't come back up, we have 2 dead M57p here because of that.  I called support and they sent me a replacement M/B.
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Re: M57 Doesn't Start

2008-08-26, 17:51 PM

I will have our Level 2 engineers take a look at the file.

 

In the mean time however you can fix this without replacing the motherboard.

 

You can do a Boot Block Recovery.  This resets the BIOS information on the board and allows it to boot properly.

You will have to reset the MTM/Serial number in the BIOS after completing the process.

 

For details on how to perform a boot block recovery see here.

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Re: M57 Doesn't Start

2008-08-26, 18:00 PM
i try it, boot flash disk floppy, ok, beep beep ok, and after reboot normally i did'nt work for me
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Re: M57 Doesn't Start

2008-09-05, 16:06 PM

I have exactly the same problem one of our M57Ps. System updates prompted for an update, and turned the machine into a brick! I was a bit shocked when I phoned support (the machine is under warenty) and was told that "software" problems were not coverd by the warenty, I did ask if I could speak to the engineers boss, but was told that this was not possible. I could pay to have an engineer come out! Im still in shock, but when I recover I will send the machine back to the dealer and let them deal with Lenovo. I must say that I really didnt expect that response. Can anyone confirm that this indeed Lenovos warenty policy?

 

Regards

Ian

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Re: M57 Doesn't Start

2008-10-06, 18:45 PM

You should be able to perform a Boot Block Recovery using the procedure found at this link:

 

http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/MIGR-45385.html

 

The procedure takes several minutes.  There is a sequence of beeps, followed by a period of silence, followed by another sequence of beeps.  The computer will shut itself off when the procedure is complete.

 

My first try was not successful.  I shut down the computer after the first round of beeps mistakingly thinking that the procedure was complete.  The second try was successful.

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