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BIOS update utility for Windows Server 2008, 2008 R2, SBS 2011, 2012, 2012 R2 (64-bit) - ThinkServer TS430

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BIOS update utility

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Windows Server 2008
Windows Server 2011
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 R2
2.70/4.20
4/18/2014
README for BIOS update utility

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Windows Server 2008
Windows Server 2011
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 R2
2.70/4.20
4/18/2014

 

Warning: There are two versions of BIOS image included in the package.

  • Version 2.70 is compatible with machines of which the current BIOS version is 2.70 or lower.
  • Version 4.20 is compatible with machines of which the current BIOS version is 3.20 or higher.

The batch file will automatically detect and update the right version of BIOS image which is compatible with your machine.

This BIOS update package enables you to update the server BIOS

Supported systems
  • ThinkServer TS430 (type 0387, 0388, 0389, 0390, 0391, 0392, 0393, 0441)
Supported operating system
  • Windows Server 2008 (Std, Ent) 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 (Std, Ent) 64-bit
  • Windows SBS 2011 Essential
  • Windows SBS 2011 Standard
  • Windows Server 2012 (Std, Ent) 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 (Std, Ent) 64-bit
Downloading the package
  1. Click the file link to download.
  2. When prompted, select a drive and directory in which to save the downloaded file.
Version History

<Complete version history of released code>

Summary of changes
where: < > Version number
[Important] Important update
(New) New function or enhancement
(Fix) Correction to existing function

<Version 2.70/4.20>
<4.20 changes>
(Fix)
-Enable SMM_BWP.

<2.70 changes>
(Fix)
-Enable SMM_BWP.

<Version 2.60/4.00>
<4.00 changes>
(Fix)
- Change "Machine Type/Model" read from SMBIOS Type 1 offset 6 "Version" feild.
- Add Product Name in SETUP main page.

<2.60 changes>
(Fix)
- Change "Machine Type/Model" read from SMBIOS Type 1 offset 6 "Version" feild.
- Add Product Name in SETUP main page.
- Fix extra "u" char on screen when press F10 during POST.

Installation Instructions

To update the server BIOS using this BIOS update package, do the following:

Attention: Do not turn off your server when updating the BIOS, otherwise the BIOS will fail to be updated and the system will fail to restart.

  1. Download the package, extract and copy the extracted package to C:\.  
  2. Close all open applications.
  3. Click Start, then click Run, enter the extracted package folder.
  4. Start the update process according to below cases:
    1. If the current BIOS version is 2.70 or lower ,please run the Step1.bat to start the update process. When there is "[SDP Message]:Version Control is done , Please Reboot System" shown , the whole update process is complete.
    2. If the current BIOS version is 3.20 or higher , please run the Step1.bat to start the update process. When there is "[SDP Message]:If you want to restore BIOS settings , please execute <step2.bat> after reboot" shown, if you do not want to restore settings the whole update process is complete. If you want to restore BIOS settings, please reboot sytem and enter the package folder then run the Step2.bat . When there is message "Script file imported successfully" shown, the whole update process is complete .

      Notice 1 : At the first time after you flash BIOS ,system may reboot automatically when boot to device or enter RAID WebBIOS.It is normal.

      Notice 2 : After executing the Step1.bat and reboot, if your system is configured with LSI 9240/ LSI 9260 RAID card and UEFI operation system, when it fails to boot to operation system, you need to enter BIOS SETUP and set "BootOptions"->"CSM parameters"->¡°Launch Storage OpROM policy¡±to "UEFI only" manually.
Previous versions
FileVersionRelease dateDescription
bios_ts430_v260_v400_win64.exe 2.60/4.00 26 March 2014
BIOS Update Utility (.exe)
bios_ts430_v260_v400_win64.txt 2.60/4.00 26 March 2014
Installation instructions for BIOS Update Utility
tbhbos31sr14.exe 2.50/3.90 12 Nov 2013
BIOS Update Utility (.exe)
tbhbos31sr14.txt 2.50/3.90 12 Nov 2013
Installation instructions for BIOS Update Utility
tbhbos10sr14.exe 2.30/3.80 26 May 2013
BIOS Update Utility (.exe)
tbhbos10sr14.txt 2.30/3.80 26 May 2013
Installation instructions for BIOS Update Utility