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[https://twitter.com/IotFit Follow us on Twitter for software and BIOS updates]
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  '''<span style="color:#FF0000">Important:</span>'''<br />
 
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== Preparing the USB Flash Drive with BIOS Updater ==
 
== Preparing the USB Flash Drive with BIOS Updater ==
 
# Connect your USB Flash Drive to your computer and format it using '''FAT32'''.  
 
# Connect your USB Flash Drive to your computer and format it using '''FAT32'''.  
# Download and extract [http://fit-pc.com/download/fitlet/bios/EFI_Updater_Package.zip Bios Updater package].<p>The package contains the following files:</p>         
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# Download and extract [http://fit-pc.com/download/fitlet/bios/tools/AFUEFI_BIOS_Updater_Package.zip Bios Updater package].<p>The package contains the following files:</p>         
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#:''AfuEfix64.efi''
 
#:''AfuEfix64.efi''
 
#:''Flash.nsh''
 
#:''Flash.nsh''
 
#:''Shellx64.efi''
 
#:''Shellx64.efi''
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#:''Startup.nsh''
 
# Copy the extracted files to the formatted USB Flash Drive.
 
# Copy the extracted files to the formatted USB Flash Drive.
 
# Download the [[fitlet-T: BIOS ROM Files|BIOS binary file]].
 
# Download the [[fitlet-T: BIOS ROM Files|BIOS binary file]].
# Copy the flt.rom file to the root directory on the USB Flash Drive.
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# Copy the '''flt.rom''' file to the root directory on the USB Flash Drive.
  
 
== Updating BIOS ==
 
== Updating BIOS ==
# Connect the prepared USB flash device to the fitlet and boot.
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# Connect the prepared UFD to the target unit and power up
# Press the '''DEL''' key during boot to enter BIOS menu.
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# Press the '''DEL''' key during the boot until the BIOS Setup appears
# Under Save & Exit tab, select the option '''“Launch EFI Shell from filesystem device”'''
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# Browse to the '''Save & Exit''' menu
# When the system enters the UEFI mode, type the command: ''FLASH FLTT'' and press Enter.
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# Click on the '''Launch EFI Shell from filesystem device''' option
# The BIOS flashing process will start.<p>'''Note:''' At the start of the process, the system will hang for 1 minute. This is expected behavior. Please, don’t interrupt it.</p>
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# The system will boot to the EFI Shell, and after 4 seconds the automatic flash process will start. <br> '''Note:''' At the start of the process, the system will hang for 2 minutes. This is the expected behavior. Please, don’t interrupt it
# When the process ends and the prompt line appears, type the command: ''reset'' and press Enter.
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# At the end of the flashing process, remove the UFD, type the command '''reset''' and press the Enter key
 
# Press the '''DEL''' key during the restart and enter the BIOS menu.
 
# Press the '''DEL''' key during the restart and enter the BIOS menu.
 
# Under '''Save & Exit''' tab, select the option '''“Restore Defaults”''' and after that '''“Save Changes and Reset”'''.
 
# Under '''Save & Exit''' tab, select the option '''“Restore Defaults”''' and after that '''“Save Changes and Reset”'''.

Latest revision as of 08:56, 17 November 2019

Follow us on Twitter for software and BIOS updates

Important:
* BIOS update recommended in case the system is unstable, or required fixes have been released. * Incorrect BIOS update has a risk for system brick, therefore follow the guide step-by-step. * Check for latest BIOS version available fitlet-T BIOS ROM Files and compare to BIOS Version on your fitlet.

Preparing the USB Flash Drive with BIOS Updater

  1. Connect your USB Flash Drive to your computer and format it using FAT32.
  2. Download and extract Bios Updater package.

    The package contains the following files:

  1. AfuEfix64.efi
    Flash.nsh
    Shellx64.efi
    Startup.nsh
  2. Copy the extracted files to the formatted USB Flash Drive.
  3. Download the BIOS binary file.
  4. Copy the flt.rom file to the root directory on the USB Flash Drive.

Updating BIOS

  1. Connect the prepared UFD to the target unit and power up
  2. Press the DEL key during the boot until the BIOS Setup appears
  3. Browse to the Save & Exit menu
  4. Click on the Launch EFI Shell from filesystem device option
  5. The system will boot to the EFI Shell, and after 4 seconds the automatic flash process will start.
    Note: At the start of the process, the system will hang for 2 minutes. This is the expected behavior. Please, don’t interrupt it
  6. At the end of the flashing process, remove the UFD, type the command reset and press the Enter key
  7. Press the DEL key during the restart and enter the BIOS menu.
  8. Under Save & Exit tab, select the option “Restore Defaults” and after that “Save Changes and Reset”.