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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/twitter.<brcom/>Flashing the IotFit Follow us on Twitter for software and BIOS incorrectly has risk to brick your system. See to it that the guide will be followed step-by-step.updates]
'''<span style="color:#FF0000">Important:</span>'''<br />
* BIOS update recommended in case the system is unstable, or required fixes have been released.
* Incorrect BIOS update has a risk for system brick, therefore follow the guide step-by-step.
To check if you have # Format the latest USB Flash Device (UFD) to '''FAT32''' file system# Download and extract the '''[ BIOS version see Updater Package]''' <br> The package contains the following files:#: ''AfuEfix64.efi''#: ''Flash.nsh''#: ''Shellx64.efi''#: ''Startup.nsh''# Copy the extracted files to the UFD# Download and extract the '''[[Fitletfitlet: BIOS ROM Files|fitlet BIOS ROM Filesfile]] and compare to [[Fitlet '''# Copy the BIOS guidefile to the UFD#Main|Connect the UFD to the target unit and power up# Press the '''DEL''' key during the boot until the BIOS Version]] in your fitletSetup appears# Browse to the '''Save & Exit''' menu# Click on the '''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
== Preparing the USB Flash Drive with BIOS Updater. ==
# Connect your USB Flash Drive to your computer and format it using FAT32.
# Download and extract Bios Updater package.
The package contains the following files:
# Copy the extracted files to the formatted USB Flash Drive.
# Download the latest BIOS binary file.
# Copy the flt.rom file to the root directory on the USB Flash Drive.
== 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 the USB flash device. For example: [ Passmark ImageUSB].
# Download and extract [ Bios Updater image].
# Connect the USB flash device to your host PC (ensure that you don't have any other USB storage devices connected).
# Run Win32DiskImager.
# Select the target disk in the Device drop-box.
# Select the extracted BIOS_Updater.img in the Image File search-box.
# Press Write button to proceed.
# Wait until completion.
# Disconnect the USB flash device and connect it again. It should now be assigned a drive letter.
# Download the latest '''[[fitlet: BIOS ROM Files|BIOS binary file]]'''.
# Copy the bios-flt.rom file to the root directory on the USB flash device.
== 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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