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Registered: ‎06-14-2010
Location: SOuth Africa
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Thinkpad BIOS Flash Update Utility not responding!


I'm running Windows 7 on my new SL510. followed the Thinkvantage System Update instructions and began with the BIOS Flash Update Utility. Running smoothly until 'Erasing block 13 of 31' .......3 hrs ago.... when the notebook stopped responding. Anything i can do???


Help please

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Registered: ‎07-31-2008
Location: Pakistan
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Re: Thinkpad BIOS Flash Update Utility not responding!

Hi and welcome to the forum!

Did you ever get past the flashing process? if no, then the process might have bricked your system board, if this is the case then try contacting lenovo support for warranty claim.

Hope it helps.


Maliha (I don't work for lenovo)
ThinkPads:- T400[Win 7], T60[Win 7], IBM 240[Win XP]

IdeaPad: U350

Apple:- Macbook Air [Snow Leopard]
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