Message 10 of Do you already have an account? February 14th, 4. Message 6 of I just tried using the model the model number here: I guess this is all covered by accepting the license agreement when trying to use the BIOS recovery tool which probably in essence says “heres this tool, if it doesn’t work or screws up somehow, too bad”. Our commitment to the environment Lenovo is committed to environmental leadership from operations to product design and recycling solutions.

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From reading the stuff on the site, it looks like you only need to update the BIOS if you’re running Win 7. Message 8 of Since days without effect It will download as file sp February 16th, No, create an account now.

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It looks like the only files they offer for BIOS updates are Windows executables, not even self-extracting archives fannot some manufacuturers offer. Posting your PC specs will help us to assist you quicker and effectively. Sending shifts in Realvnc.


You can check this yourself using the serial number [edited]. Now I’m wondering if I should have considered another brand.

How to upgrade BIOS on a 5720 aspire ?

If you are running this utility in Vista, please run as administrator ” Hmm I ran this as admin. Question is as title of thread asks Message 20 of Anyway, I started installing drivers he downloaded from the HP’s site. All forum topics Previous Topic Next Topic. If it has been stuck half way through for some reasonyou will not be in a good position when you try to restart I was forced to upgrade the bios else 64 bit linux has serious issues, i chose to update using freedos 1.

The flash utility insydeflxsh the same error and the related batch file crashed as well. February 14th, 3. Bios flashing updating should never be done unless the update directly addresses a problem you are experiencing.

How to upgrade BIOS on a aspire ? | NotebookReview

Message 19 of I just tried using insydeflah model the model number here: Tags for this Thread bios updateubuntu Maybe it needs a PC running Vista who would still be running that? Bios update methods can vary depending on mother board. Your name or email address: The “start the live cd” option once i had the DOS prompt, on A: I hate to say this, but if you really want to update the BIOS, and there are the usual reasons for not doing so listed on the HP site, you would probably be safest installting Windows 7 on there, doing the BIOS update, then reinstalling Ubuntu.


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That is, for 1. I got the full live cd image from freedos.