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Possible BIOS update failure.


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#1 FractalNick

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Posted 24 October 2017 - 05:56 PM

So I downloaded updates from dell, including a BIOS update, which prompted me to restart my laptop.

Before restarting, I read on some issues people were having, starting up their pc's after the new Bios update, so I'm uneasy about restarting as I need this laptop.

 

Will a system restore before restarting reverse the update?

Any help would be appreciated.



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#2 JohnC_21

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Posted 24 October 2017 - 06:07 PM

If you have already flashed the BIOS and the computer is asking for a restart there is nothing you can do but restart the computer. Normally after a BIOS flash it is necessary to access your BIOS at startup and reset back to default. Do this if you have issues after the restart.

 

A System Restore will not revert a BIOS flash/update.


Edited by JohnC_21, 24 October 2017 - 06:08 PM.


#3 FractalNick

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Posted 24 October 2017 - 06:30 PM

Ok, restarted the system and everything seems to be working fine.

Do I still need to access BIOS at startup?

 

Thanks.



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Posted 24 October 2017 - 06:35 PM

If the computer is running fine I would leave it. 



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Posted 24 October 2017 - 06:45 PM

Thanks for the swift reply and help!



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Posted 24 October 2017 - 06:47 PM

Your Welcome, glad to have helped.






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