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      How to use Winflash to install BIOS update


      How to use Winflash to install BIOS update.

      Affected Brands

      The above symptom may occur on the following systems:

      • idea and Think laptops/desktops


      1. Download the latest BIOS to the Desktop for ease of location. Lenovo support website (http://support.lenovo.com).
        1. Open Lenovo support website
        2. Key in your product name
        3. On the product page, click "Drivers & Software"
        4. Filter by "BIOS/UEFI", and choose the corresponding OS information
        5. Download and install the BIOS following the readme file
      2. Right click on the BIOS flash package and choose "Run as administrator". (Note: Double clicking on the BIOS flash package will not execute this program in Windows Vista.)
      3. Windows will pop-up a self-extracting window, click on the "Install" button.
      4. Click on the "Flash BIOS" button.
      5. A warning window will be displayed to remind the user to connect the system power outlet and to provide other flash information.
      6. Click on the "OK" button, BIOS update flashing program will run automatically.
        Note: Please wait until the BIOS update flashing program completes installation.)
      7. When the BIOS update is complete, the system will reboot automatically.

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      • Alias ID: IN20081208-001
      • Document ID: HT071017
      • Last Updated :19 Apr 2016
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