T3600 2020
1 Copper

T3600 BIOS A18 issue

I updated my T3600 some days ago to the A18 BIOS. And as far as I remember there were no issues.

Today I attempt to boot the machine and it gets stuck, not loading the OS (Windows 10 Pro)
Also I attempted to access the Boot option via the F12 key, but also that does not load.

What are my options? I know this is an older system, and out of warranty, but I still very much like it and would hate to learn it is 'bricked'.

Is there a way to reflash the BIOS (preferrably back to the A17 version)

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Re: T3600 BIOS A18 issue

See my recent post on a related issue. I suspect your keyboard is connected to a USB port on the rear of the T3600. If so, the keyboard doesn't appear to be active during boot. Connect the keyboard to one of the USB ports on the front of the T3600 and you should be able to use the F12 or any other key during boot. Please try this and let me know if it works.

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T3600 2020
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Re: T3600 BIOS A18 issue

So I basically got it back to work.

By simply unplugging the power cable from the machine, waiting a minute, and then plugging the machine back in.

I read some reports about laptops having a similar issue, so I just tried, and it worked (quite the relief!!!)

 

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