Updating dell bios usb

18-Oct-2015 04:14 by jrkakerboy 6 Comments

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The battery was "performing normally" and the AC adapter was identified as 90w, but it wasn't charging.

But the BIOS update wouldn't apply - hurr, because the battery's not charging - hurr, because the BIOS has a bug! This switch, "/forceit", allowed the BIOS update to proceed anyway, and fixed the problem. In fact, I tried with other syntax and spacing and each time I received a message saying the command parameters was not recognized. What I mean by DOS is literally, booted-from-CD-or-floppy, io.sys, command.com, DOS. So you've got to make a bootable CD or use a bootable USB, boot into DOS, and run the update from there. I am having the same problem and this topic has been the most useful until now in my research.I just found a solution to a problem that I found posted on this site, unfortunately, I now cant find the thread, so I thought I would describe my situation, I have a Dell latitude D620 with "a so called problem" with the adapter so it no longer charges the battery, I thought that updating the firmware might solve the problem with the adapter not being recognised,(even though it is brand new!!) so I attempted to flash the BIOS, only to be given the message, "The AC adapter and Battery must both be connected, before flashing the BIOS", so I was screwed or so I thought.The solution was simple:- First download the BIOS update, to a folder that you can remember easily or to your desktop, for example mine was D620_A10. Next type cmd in run and press enter, then at the prompt type cd desktop , you should then see something like this C:\Documents and settings\rob\desktop now type in the folder name of where the update is located, or if its on the desktop simply type in D620_A10. EXE /forceit Sorry if this sounds pointless and totally random but I spent hours serching for a solution, many of which involved building devices to trick the laptop into thinking there was a battery connected and such, and then after a bit of luck and a little bit of trying and failing, combining this and that, I tried this and blow me it worked!! Didn't solve the AC adapter cannot be determined message but Im happy to solve one issue.Anyway first post ever so sorry if i sound stupid or my explaination isn't clear, message me if thats the case and ill try my best to help I just found a solution to a problem that I found posted on this site, unfortunately, I now cant find the thread, so I thought I would describe my situation, I have a Dell latitude D620 with "a so called problem" with the adapter so it no longer charges the battery, I thought that updating the firmware might solve the problem with the adapter not being recognised,(even though it is brand new!!Anyway first post ever so sorry if i sound stupid or my explaination isn't clear, message me if thats the case and ill try my best to help I tried this on my Dell XPS M1710 laptop and for some reason i STILL get the Battery and AC adapter message.

Do you have any other techniques to accomplish this because i seriously need to update my BIOS and i'm not about to pay Dell $200+ for a new battery that i don't even use.

I tried this on my Dell XPS M1710 laptop and for some reason i STILL get the Battery and AC adapter message.

Do you have any other techniques to accomplish this because i seriously need to update my BIOS and i'm not about to pay Dell $200+ for a new battery that i don't even use. Looking for a way to flash a Inspiron 1520 BIOS from A00 to A09.

When I included /forceit with a space after .exe, I did not get that message but I did get a message saying that the battery must be charged at least 10%. What I mean by DOS is literally, booted-from-CD-or-floppy, io.sys, command.com, DOS. So you've got to make a bootable CD or use a bootable USB, boot into DOS, and run the update from there. Well, I do know I was only able to get it to work in DOS mode. through Windows) doesn't mean you can't do it without a charged battery... The only thing the command prompt gives you is just that - a prompt, with which you can pass command-line parameters to various programs and perform scripting operations. I'd suggest checking out VFD (virtual floppy drive), use Windows to "Format" the virtual floppy as a system disk, add the BIOS update to it, then save/close the virtual floppy image, and use Img Burn to burn it as a bootable CD/DVD. Could you explain more in detail how to run the BIOS update through the DOS by making a bootable USB drive?

If I click on continue the same message just comes up again. The only thing the command prompt gives you is just that - a prompt, with which you can pass command-line parameters to various programs and perform scripting operations. I'd suggest checking out VFD (virtual floppy drive), use Windows to "Format" the virtual floppy as a system disk, add the BIOS update to it, then save/close the virtual floppy image, and use Img Burn to burn it as a bootable CD/DVD. I suspected that was the case bu tryingmybest suggsted otherwise. Otherwise, Start/Run would perform the same effect. you just need to actually take the time to do it "the right way" - that is, creating a bootable CD with the updater on it. That's the thing - that's still running in Windows. I have also tried to run the command window in safe mode but this only gives me a different error message.

That's the thing - that's still running in Windows. He stated: First download the BIOS update, to a folder that you can remember easily or to your desktop, for example mine was D620_A10. Next type cmd in run and press enter, So I guess there is no simple answer to my issue without having to do as you say. This is my last hope, I can't find any other solutions elsewhere and I am so pissed at DELL for not making an easy solution. Is there any old BIOS update file that would work anyways?

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