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Fitlet: BIOS Update

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'''Important Note [https:'''<br />Update your BIOS if system is unstable, or bug fixes provided correspond to your needs only.<br/>Flashing the BIOS incorrectly has risk to brick your systemtwitter. See to it that the guide will be followed step-by-step.<br><brcom/>To check if you have the latest BIOS version see [[Fitlet: BIOS ROM Files|fitlet BIOS ROM Files]] IotFit Follow us on Twitter for software and compare to [[Fitlet BIOS guide#Main|BIOS Versionupdates]] in your fitlet.
'''<span style== Preparing "color:#FF0000">Important:</span>'''<br /> * BIOS update recommended in case the USB Flash Drive with system is unstable, or required fixes have been released. * Incorrect BIOS Updaterupdate has a risk for system brick, therefore follow the guide step-by-step. ==
== Preparing a bootable USB flash device on a Windows PC ==# Download and install [ Image Writer for Windows]. You can use any other application that flashes image to Format the USB flash device. For example: [ Passmark ImageUSB].Flash Device (UFD) to '''FAT32''' file system# Download and extract the '''[ Bios BIOS Updater imagePackage].''' <br> The package contains the following files:# Connect the USB flash device to your host PC (ensure that you don: 't have any other USB storage devices connected)'AfuEfix64. efi''# Run Win32DiskImager: ''Flash. nsh''# Select the target disk in the Device drop-box: ''Shellx64. efi''# Select the extracted BIOS_Updater.img in the Image File search-box: ''Startup. nsh''# Press Write button Copy the extracted files to proceed. # Wait until completion.# Disconnect the USB flash device and connect it again. It should now be assigned a drive letter.UFD# Download and extract the latest '''[[fitlet: BIOS ROM Files|fitlet BIOS binary file]]'''.# Copy the bios-flt.rom BIOS file to the root directory UFD# Connect the UFD to the target unit and power up# Press the '''DEL''' key during the boot until the BIOS Setup appears# Browse to the '''Save & Exit''' menu# Click on the USB flash '''Launch EFI Shell from filesystem device''' option# The system will boot to the EFI Shell, and after 4 seconds the automatic flash process will start.<br> '''Note:''' At the start of the process, the system will hang for 1 minute. This is expected behaviour. Please, don’t interrupt it# At the end of the flashing process, remove the UFD, type the command '''reset''' and press the Enter key
== Updating BIOS ==
# Connect the prepared USB flash device to the fitlet and boot (it should be connected to the USB2 connector only).
# Press the DEL key during boot to enter BIOS setup utility.
# Set 1st boot priority to USB Key.
# Save and exit.
# The fitlet should boot to DOS from the USB flash device.
# Type flash.bat
# Wait until completion.
# Disconnect the USB flash device and reboot.
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