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hi everyone 

i have a notebook 6560b and i try to update bios Version:F.08 (26 Aug 2011)  to 2016 for my new hhd wd sata3 black 

but i have some isue 

1 bios update fails ... i make a boot disk form vs Version:F.63 Rev.A (1 Jul 2016) 

i try this way  but no luck 

Folder structure of FLASH

HP_TOOLS\HEWLETT-PACKARD

contains following folder structure

   BIOS

   BiosUpdate

within BIOS folder there are two more folders and some BIN and SIG files

   Current

      .BIN

      .SIG

   New

      .BIN

      .SIG

and within BiosUpdate

 

   CryptRSA.efi
   CryptRSA32.efi
   HpBiosUpdate.efi
   HpBiosUpdate32.efi
   HpBiosUpdate.log
   HpBiosUpdate.s09
   HpBiosUpdate32.s09
   HpBiosUpdate.s12
   HpBiosUpdate32.s12
   HpBiosUpdate.sig
   HpBiosUpdate32.sig

 

I've sticked FLASH into Laptop and rebooted. I've got the message 'BIOS update failed to update' (or something like that) and I had option just to reboot.

 

LOG file on FLASH had this with in.

 

HpBiosUpdate.txt (logfile from root)

EFI HP BIOS Update 2.7.1.0 Started
 Failed init of SMBIOS data

 

and

 

HpBiosUpdate.txt (log file from BiosUpdate folder)

 HP BIOS Image Interface Protocol Version 1.0
 BattInit: Protocol 2010.
 All Required Protocols Located
 Lang reported as eng.
 Language Selected is currently (eng).
Failed Reading BIOS Image Hewlett-Packard\BIOS\New\68SCE.bin

 

I can see that it can't read 68SCE.bin, but I can't see that file in New as explaned above new folder contains only 

 .BIN
 .SIG

 

  I rename these bins and sigs to 68SCE but no luck 

 

 

Please advise and thanks.

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Dear Customer,

 

 

THe BIOS version on your unit seems pretty OLD.Hence you will have to follow the hierarchy

Directly updating to Version:F.64 Rev.A (24 Oct 2016) might not be possible. BIOS versions are interrelated to the previous versions.

Recommend you to try one after the other

 

Then try Version:F.22 (22 Dec 2011) ,
Version:F.26 (31 May 2012), skip the rest and try Version:F.29 (4 Jan 2013)  and so on..

 

Below is the link:

http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/detail?sp4ts.oid=5045607&swItemId=ob_169818_1&swEnvOid=406...

 

 

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