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      BIOS update utility for Windows Server 2008 (32-bit) - ThinkServer TS430

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      BIOS update utility
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      4.45 MB
      Windows Server 2008
      2.70/4.20
      4/18/2014
      README for BIOS update utility
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      Windows Server 2008
      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) 32-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 version
      FileVersionRelease dateDescription
      bios_ts430_v260_v400_win32.exe 2.60/4.00 26 March 2014
      BIOS Update Utility (.exe)
      bios_ts430_v260_v400_win32.txt 2.60/4.00 26 March 2014
      Installation instructions for BIOS Update Utility
      tbhbos31sr13.exe 2.50/3.90 12 Nov 2013
      BIOS Update Utility (.exe)
      tbhbos31sr13.txt 2.50/3.90 12 Nov 2013
      Installation instructions for BIOS Update Utility
      tbhbos10sr13.exe 2.30/3.80 26 May 2013
      BIOS Update Utility (.exe)
      tbhbos10sr13.txt 2.30/3.80 26 May 2013
      Installation instructions for BIOS Update Utility

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      • Document ID:DS025344
      • Last Updated :18 Jun 2014
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