Tensor-PC: BIOS Update

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  • This page contains information of how to update the Tensor-PC's firmware.
Important:
* 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.

Preparing the USB Flash Drive with BIOS Updater

  1. Connect your USB Flash Drive (UFD) to your computer and format it to FAT32 file system
  2. Download and extract the Bios Updater package.

    The package contains the following files:

    AfuEfix64.efi
    Flash.nsh
    Shellx64.efi
    Startup.nsh
  3. Copy the extracted files to the prepared UFD
  4. Download the latest Tensor-PC BIOS file
  5. Copy the BIOS file to the root directory on the prepared UFD

Updating BIOS

  1. Connect the prepared UFD to the target Tensor-PC and power up.
  2. Press the DEL key during the boot until the BIOS Setup appears.
  3. Browse to the Save & Exit menu.
  4. Click on the Launch EFI Shell from filesystem device option.
  5. The system will boot to the EFI Shell and after 4 seconds the automatic script will start.
    Note: Do not press ESC while the countdown.
  6. The script will find the Storage Device with BIOS update application.
  7. Type the command: flash tnsr.bin and press the Enter key.
  8. The BIOS flashing process will start.
  9. When the process ends and the prompt line appears, type the command: reset and press the Enter key.
  10. The system will restart. Press the DEL key during the boot until the BIOS Setup appears.
  11. Browse to the Save & Exit menu.
  12. Click on the Restore Defaults option.
  13. Disconnect the UFD.
  14. Click on Save Changes and Exit option.