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T530 System Update failed to update bios

2013-06-19, 20:30 PM

I used System Update on my T530 today to update the BIOS.   On reboot, the T530 hung.   With help from Lenovo support, I rebooted the computer.   Now System Update says the bios update was successful to 2.54.1.11, but SystemInfo says that the current bios is BIOS Version: LENOVO G4ET93WW (2.53 ), 2/22/2013.   

 

Lenovo support said that they only support the hardware and this is a software issue.   They had no idea who in Lenovo supported System Update.   They also advised to rarely if ever to update the bios "unless the system doesn't boot properly".   I have never heard that in 30 years of IT.   

 

I would like to get System Update to be consistent with the bios level.   And I believe I want to update the bios.   Can anyone help with either of these two issues?

 

Thanks

Barry

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Re: T530 System Update failed to update bios

2013-06-19, 20:37 PM

'afternoon.

 

If you're sure you want/need the BIOS update, you can download it from your Driver Matrix:

http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/research/hints-or-tips/detail.page?DocID=HT073832

I would recommend the Bootable CD version. I've never had a failed update with that method.

 

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Re: T530 System Update failed to update bios

2013-06-19, 20:37 PM

'afternoon.

 

If you're sure you want/need the BIOS update, you can download it from your Driver Matrix:

http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/research/hints-or-tips/detail.page?DocID=HT073832

I would recommend the Bootable CD version. I've never had a failed update with that method.

 

Regards.


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