Sometimes this will be done automatically as part of the updating process, but if it requires you to do it manually, be sure not to skip this step.
The easiest way is to look in the user manual of your mainboard.
If you use Thin Installer to install drivers and hardware apps on your client systems, a recently added action called "SCAN" can be used in the command line when calling Thin Installer.
An example of its use will look like this: Thin /CM -search A -action SCAN -repository \\ -noicon -includerebootpackages 3 -noreboot What this will do is search your Update Retriever repository and find all applicable content for the system but not install anything.
Though a failed BIOS update doesn't endanger the data on your hard drive directly, you will be able to access your files and continue working with them on another PC or Laptop without delay if you have a backup on a removable drive.
Similarly, creating a backup of your BIOS is also a good idea.
Need it to enable hybernate and suspend options, since sudo pm-hibernate or suspend doesn't work.
It's designed for desktops, but this project is also usable on phones, tablets and on headless servers.So I needed some way to extract that boot image from the ISO.After a little reading of the spec, I put together the following Python script that does the trick: import struct import sys SECTOR_SIZE = 2048 def find_image(fp): # el-torito boot record descriptor fp.seek(0x11 * SECTOR_SIZE) data = fp.read(SECTOR_SIZE) assert data[:0x47] == b'\x00CD001\x01EL TORITO SPECIFICATION' b'\x0' * 41 boot_catalog_sector = struct.unpack(' It isn’t particularly pretty, but does the job and spits out a 32MB FAT disk image when run on the Think Pad X230 update ISOs.There appears to be an EFI executable in there too, so it is possible that the firmware update could be run from the EFI system partition too. Identifying Missing or Down-level Drivers and Hardware Applications on Think Products with Thin Installer This post is mainly for anyone using Update Retriever/Thin Installer in their environment alongside SCCM (Current Branch).See also: How to install Windows 7 Before you start, heed this warning: if something goes wrong during the BIOS update, your computer could be rendered useless.