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Alienware M17x R4 BIOS Update Issue (Please Help)

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Can anyone please help me with this issue? Please see the attached screenshot. Whenever I try to update my BIOS, I get this error and I don't know how to resolve it.

Thanks Anticipation.

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Based on your BIOS version, looks like you have got an Engineering Sample machine.

If my memory serves me right, you can use the blind flash to force update to production version.

I would suggest to start from an earlier version like A07, then up to A13.

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i have the same problem.but i star from a12 downgrade to A5 and to A 11 and when i try this error was visible. im not fix problem and send system on wwarranty

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Hi @umerarain90, welcome to T|I.

Run the FPT tool/DOS version from here bootable usb stick, all files included.

FPT_DOS, copy all files to the root of the USB stick.

Don't flash anything, just run FPT/backup.bat, Ctrl+Alt+Del to exit. So @svl7 can take a look.

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backup.bat

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Hi @umerarain90, welcome to T|I.

Run the FPT tool/DOS version from here bootable usb stick, all files included.

FPT_DOS, copy all files to the root of the USB stick.

Don't flash anything, just run FPT/backup.bat, Ctrl+Alt+Del to exit once finished. So @svl7 can take a look.

dir
backup.bat

You need 5 quality posts or T|I Elite Membership for immediate download rights.

Thanks brother but actually I haven't done this before on any machine before. I'll be grateful to you if you can explain me step by step so that I can avoid any wrong step which may brick my machine.

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Thanks brother but actually I haven't done this before on any machine before. I'll be grateful to you if you can explain me step by step so that I can avoid any wrong step which may brick my machine.

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You could do the same with the Windows tool from within Windows if you prefer that...

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