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BIOS updates for Precision Tx600 Workstations causing STOP errors or boot loops.


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BIOS updates for Precision Tx600 Workstations causing STOP errors or boot loops.



Table of Contents:
  1. Dell Precision Workstation no longer boots after BIOS update
  2. Details
  3. Workaround


Issue 1:

Dell Precision Tx600 Workstation no longer
boots after BIOS update

End Users may report when either manually updating or by suggestion of the "Dell Client System Update Utility" their Dell Precision™ T-series Workstation Basic Input/Output System (BIOS) to version A08/A09 (T3600/T5600) or A06/A07 (T7600), the system no longer boots.

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Issue 2:


Details

This issue is under investigation. During troubleshooting it should be determined if the BIOS was updates via the Dell "Client System Update Utility" or if the BIOS was updated manually by the system user/IT department.

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Issue 3:


Workaround

Until a permanent resolution has been determined, do the following to return the system to a functional status.
  1. On an unaffected system, download the previous version of the BIOS from Dell.com/support
  2. Copy the file to a bootable USB key.
  3. Boot to the USB key, back flash the BIOS to the previous version.
  4. Attempt to boot to Windows (Issue should be resolved at this point)
  5. If using Dell Client System Update Utility, disable BIOS updates in the utility until a permanent fix is released.

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Helpful Links
  • For instructions on using the Dell Drivers and Downloads website, click here.
  • If the above steps do not resolve the issue, please contact Dell Technical Support for assistance.




ID de l'article : SLN209034

Date de la dernière modification : 11/23/2015 04:40 AM


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