Having trouble updating bios in windows, please help

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  1. Ianb14

    Ianb14 New Member

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    I'm having trouble updating the bios in windows on my udoo x86 advanced bored with Windows 10 installed. I must admit I am not as computer savvy as I would like to be but still learning a lot. Is there a way we could get a step-by-step tutorial on updating the new bios? I've read the PDF file in the download from udoo but get lost very quick. Any help would be much appreciated. Thank you!
     
  2. wsian

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    It is actually quite simple, as instructed in the pdf , item 3 System BIOS update with Windows.
    Follow steps in 3.1 and you will get it done. Just that you have to familiar to use command prompt (dos mode)
     
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    also to run as admin in command/cmd.
     
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    I can get this far but that's it, what should I be typing in cmd, there is so much information on the web I'm finding it hard to find what commands I need to run.

    3.1 in the PDF file says "move to the folder where are located all necessary files and run: (how do I do this)

    The two options are <biosName.xxx> for 32 bit
    And <biosName.xxx> for 64 bit (what or where do I find the file I need), witch I would use the 64 bit file by the way. Thanks for your help!
     
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  6. wsian

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    The update bios is a zip file which contains updater program files for different os.
    So, you need to extract the correct files for your os installed in udoo. (this is done using windows explorer)
    Depend on what windows 10 you've installed, assuming it is windows 10 64bit (recommended by Udoo), Note : windows 10 64 bit use files in x64, windows 10 32bit use files in x86
    - click in the zip file UDOOX86_B02-UEFI_Update_rel102.zip -> UDOOX86_B02-UEFI_Update_rel102 -> Windows -> x64
    - drag and drop the x64 folder to your c drive
    - go back to zip file UDOOX86_B02-UEFI_Update_rel102.zip -> UDOOX86_B02-UEFI_Update_rel102 ->Bios
    - copy file (or drag and drop) 0B020000.102 to c:\x64 you have created.
    - run the cmd shell as administrator
    - type cd\x64
    - press Enter key
    - next type bios_updater_x64 0B020000.102
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    press Enter key
    - wait for the update process to complete and reboot your windows.
     
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    Thank you wsian, it worked perfect!!!
     
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    Is there a reason why one should update the bios? (I found the instructionpage about UEFI update, but didn't see a changelog)
     
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    It is a fix for SD card is read only
     
  10. LDighera

    LDighera UDOOer

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    Here's how I flashed the new BIOS update with my old settings:

    3. System BIOS update using Windows
    3.1 BIOS update
    The procedure is the following:

    1. Copy the BIOS image file (0B020000.102) and all the contents of the folder Windows/x64 (64 bit systems) to a folder on the Windows Disk (C: )

    2. Run the “cmd” shell with Administrator privileges (Right-Click on the Command Prompt icon, and select Run As Administrator).

    3. To create a new BIOS file containing both the original BIOS and the custom settings run the command:

    bios_dump_x64 <dumpName.xxx>​

    This will start the Braswell BIOS dumper, and read the contents of the BIOS ROM and write it to the file name you provided as the argument to the bios_dump_x64.exe command you ran above.

    4. To create a BIOS file that contains the custom settings you previously manually set in the BIOS, combined with the new official BIOS (0B020000.102), issue the command:

    bios_custom_maker.exe <biosName.xxx> <dumpName.xxx> <customName.xxx>​

    3. CD to the folder where are located all necessary files and run: bios_updater_x64 <biosName.xxx> (0B020000.102) for 64-bit versions of Windows <biosName.xxx> is the name of the new BIOS (must exist in the folder)

    To flash the custome BIOS file you made in step 4 above, issue the command:

    bios_updater_x64 <customName.xxx>​

    After the program advises the correctness of operation, you can reboot the board which will start using the new BIOS version.

    ==================== Operation Record =========================
    C:\Users\finaluser\Desktop\Computers>cd C:\Users\finaluser\Desktop\Computers\UDOOX86_B02-UEFI_Update_rel102\Windows\x64

    C:\Users\finaluser\Desktop\Computers\UDOOX86_B02-UEFI_Update_rel102\Windows\x64>bios_dump_x64 originalBIOSdump

    Braswell BIOS dumper - Windows x64 Version

    Please do not remove the AC power

    Insyde H2OFFT (Flash Firmware Tool) Version (SEG) 100.00.07.21
    Copyright(c) 2012 - 2015, Insyde Software Corp. All Rights Reserved.

    Read current ROM start!
    [================] Updating Block at FFFFF000h (100%) Read ROM Complete

    Save ROM file originalBIOSdump Complete!

    C:\Users\finaluser\Desktop\Computers\UDOOX86_B02-UEFI_Update_rel102\Windows\x64>bios_custom_maker 0B020000.102 originalBIOSdump 0B020000.102_custome

    SECO custom bios maker v1.0

    The BIOS custom file was created : 0B020000.102_custome

    C:\Users\finaluser\Desktop\Computers\UDOOX86_B02-UEFI_Update_rel102\Windows\x64>bios_updater_x64 0B020000.102_custom

    Braswell BIOS updater - Windows x64 Version

    Please do not remove the AC power

    Insyde H2OFFT (Flash Firmware Tool) Version (SEG) 100.00.07.21
    Copyright(c) 2012 - 2015, Insyde Software Corp. All Rights Reserved.

    Initializing

    File loading 100 %

    Current BIOS Model name: Braswell
    New BIOS Model name: Braswell

    Current BIOS version: 1.01
    New BIOS version: 1.01

    [================] Updating Block at FFFFF000h (100%)
    Flash complete!

    Please do not remove the AC power

    Insyde H2OFFT (Flash Firmware Tool) Version (SEG) 100.00.07.21
    Copyright(c) 2012 - 2015, Insyde Software Corp. All Rights Reserved.

    Initializing

    File loading 100 %

    Current BIOS Model name: Braswell
    New BIOS Model name: Braswell

    Current BIOS version: 1.01
    New BIOS version: 1.01

    [================] Updating Block at FFFFF000h (100%)
    Flash complete!

    BIOS updated, please perform a full reboot for completing the operation

    C:\Users\finaluser\Desktop\Computers\UDOOX86_B02-UEFI_Update_rel102\Windows\x64>
    ================================================================
     
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