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Z64-W V1.83 BIOS update

Discussion in 'NEO Z64 Windows 10/8.1' started by MINIX - Ken, Oct 31, 2016.

  1. MINIX - Ken

    MINIX - Ken MINIX Team Member Administrator

    Dear all NEO Z64-W users,

    Here is the official V1.83 BIOS for Z64-W:
    http://www.minixforum.com/downloads/download.php?file=Z64W_V1.83_BIOS.zip

    1.) This BIOS disabled the ESRT service using by Microsoft update service to avoid wrong BIOS update being pushed to our devices.

    Update procedures:
    1.) Download the V1.83 BIOS zip package
    2.) Extract this package to your Windows' local storage, e.g. Desktop
    3.) Run the "update.bat" by double-clicking it
    4.) Choose "Yes" to proceed when Windows prompts for your administrative rights
    5.) Patiently wait for the update to complete, DO NOT disconnect the power during the process or the BIOS will be corrupted!
    6.) Restart the system to take effect, please notice that the system will restart for several times before re-entering the OS.

    Regards,
    Team MINIX.
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  2. MINIX - Ken

    MINIX - Ken MINIX Team Member Administrator

    We didn't expect to release this update, we are doing it now because Microsoft had pushed a wrong BIOS update to our Z64-W devices.

    They have already pulled down the wrong update, but they haven't find out the root cause yet.

    Better safe than sorry, we are releasing this new BIOS to disable the ESRT service that they are using.
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  3. Astro75

    Astro75 Member

    BIOS Update successfully installed! Many Thanks!
  4. Grant

    Grant New Member

    I did not experience issues with my Z64 and the incorrect Windows Update - perhaps because the update went through after Microsoft corrected the problem. Should I still install this BIOS update? I am always wary of unnecessarily flashing a BIOS...
  5. Higgs

    Higgs Yellow Dude Super Moderator

    I would say yes as it prevents the same thing happening again.
  6. Astro75

    Astro75 Member

    Yep. This one is important i would say.
    I've done it. No problems.
  7. Grant

    Grant New Member

    Point taken. Update successfully completed!
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  8. z64croatia

    z64croatia New Member

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  9. MarkCwee

    MarkCwee Member

    ja poslušao tutorijal i opet mi zakucao minix. U usta ih jebem krvava...
    na koju foru si uspeo da ga upališ?
    meni samo gori plavo svetlo kad držim power 5 sekundi...kao i prvi put kad je zakucao
  10. Villa

    Villa Trusted Helper Super Moderator

    English please!
    ...and please without the expletives!
  11. MarkCwee

    MarkCwee Member

    I followed this tutorial that Ken wrote and nailed the unit again with the pending update.
    Blue power light and nothing else. Like in the first place.
    Happy?
    Last edited: Nov 9, 2016
  12. TheMutt1

    TheMutt1 New Member

    All done, no problems at all, cheers
  13. Ruim

    Ruim New Member

    Have the same issue, and USB ports also have energy, did you fix it?
    Gonna try disable Windows fast boot.