Nonetheless, you’re now armed with a slick and efficient way to update your BIOS using a simple USB stick.
It’s a set of code that resides on a chip on yours system’s motherboard. Once in BIOS setup, search for “BIOS Revision” and value against it would be your BIOS version. If you have downloaded “BIOS Update Bootable CD iso” then select FAT32 in the drop down menu under File system and select ISO Image next to “Create a bootable disk using”. If F12 doesn’t’ works, it may be different for your model, you’ll have to check the way to boot from USB from Lenovo’s website.
Going forward, each flash utility is a bit different but simple enough to understand.
Plus they all provide info on how to proceed once the application is initiated in DOS.
The simplest way to update a BIOS is via USB, and today in the Ge Force Garage we'll show you how. To update your BIOS, first check your currently installed BIOS version.
It’s easy to determine your currently installed BIOS.
Select your USB stick and follow the onscreen instructions to complete your BIOS update.
Now you can download your motherboard’s latest BIOS update and update utility from the manufacturer’s website.Review the information given or follow the onscreen instructions to save the current BIOS and/or select the new BIOS file to update.After a check for compatibility the update should be ready. Once it’s completed you can use the methods above to check the BIOS version number to confirm your update was a success.Press Window Key R to access the “RUN” command window.Then type “msinfo32” to bring up your computer’s System Information log.