Forum discussion tagged with Firmware.
  1. Blitzsensenmannhase

    Question Dynamic Super Resolution factors conflicting with monitor firmware

    I've struggled with this problem before even took it to nvdia got alot of support members involved they concluded that the reason dsr and subsequently dldsr do not function properly is due to the firmware of my monitor I have an asus vg34v 3440x1440 21:9 165hz monitor the problem is that the dsr...
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    Question Laptop with pre-installed malicious software, firmware or hardware?

    Dear all I have turned off Network adapters in Device Manager The laptop is not connected to a network 1. Can a laptop manufacturer install hardware, software or firmware, that could connect to the wifi, cellular without showing that the laptop has internet? And then use this “hidden”...
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    Question Kingston USB drive with pre-installed malicious software, firmware or hardware?

    Hello everyone I have bought several brand new in-package Kingston USB drives I have turned off Network adapters in Device Manager The computer is not connected to a network 1. Has there been any instances, stories etc., where a Kingston USB drive turned on /activated and used the network...
  4. Anthomarti

    Question Redragon K550 broken firmware

    Yesterday I updated my Redragon K550 driver as I had a version from a year ago, but when I opened the program, It started updating the keyboard's firmware, now the <, {, the right shift and the + key from the numpad don't work; I think the new firmware mess it up, does anyone know of any...
  5. hmmark2022

    [SOLVED] Issues updating BIOS on Crosshair VI Hero

    I've currently got the Crosshair VI HERO mobo running bios 1501 with a Ryzen 7 1800X, 32GB Ram and a GTX 1080. I'm upgrading my cpu to a Ryzen 7 3800 for compatibility with Windows 11 and a few other benefits but that means that i need to update the BIOS on my mobo. I first tried using the AI...
  6. ReHack

    [SOLVED] Tenda AC1200 ac11 router possibly bricked after attempting to update firmware ?

    To anyone that can help me, Here's the situation, I have a Tenda AC1200 a11 router that I tried to update the firmware of. I accidentally clicked a blank space on the web ui while it was updating at 70% which made the progress bar disappear. It then cut off my connection with the router shortly...
  7. 13rws

    [SOLVED] How long does BIOS update take

    I have Asus X-570 E-Gaming. The mobo was showing green Q-LED today, I came to know it's because of failed boot. So, I'm updating the BIOS(firmware or host boot software). The size of the flash file is 32 MiB and the flash drive used is 2.0 one. It's been 30 min now and the green LED(which...
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    [SOLVED] Microsoft bricked my EK QuantumX Delta Tec

    Microsoft bricked my EK QuantumX Delta Tec when I updated the firmware of my Xbox one controller How, well the Xbox Accessory program decided my EK QuantumX Delta Tec was a 2nd Xbox One Controller and flashed Xbox Controller firmware onto it. I need help getting in touch with EK so I can get a...
  9. marwinewert

    [SOLVED] M.2 not recognized after firmware update

    So my system was running fine for a year+ , but my ADATA Spectrix S40G always had performance issues if any lighting software was controlling it. They made a new firmware that corrected it, I updated it today. When the system restarted, it went to BIOS because no bootable device were found...
  10. SparkyTech934

    [SOLVED] HP Z640 Workstation "Pre-Video Graphic Card error"

    Hello. I just bought a used HP Z640, and was in the initial stages of setting the device up at my home. I started by clearing the CMOS, and reverting any changes by the previous owner of the device in the firmware so I could set things up how I wanted them. I noticed that legacy support was...
  11. Question Infrared touchscreen overlay for PC is stuck in firmware upgrade mode ?

    I have this infrared touchscreen overlay: I bought it a few years ago when I still used Windows 7. That OS has a bug where you can't disable a single click delay for...
  12. Endre

    [SOLVED] What happens if I update the BIOS with TPM enabled?

    Hello! Windows 11 requires secure boot and TPM 2.0 being enabled. Generally, before updating the BIOS, I load the default settings of the motherboard. Question: What happens if I update the BIOS while the secure boot and TPM 2.0 are enabled? Will that lead to errors?
  13. zack009

    [SOLVED] Inno3D GTX 660 messed up trying to modify vBIOS ! Help !

    I have an Inno3D GTX 660 which came with default vBIOS ( but the fans only maxed out at 74%, So I tried flashing the vBIOS ( which would let me use fan maxed out at 95%. It flashed successfully but as soon as I restarted the PC, I got a error at the GPU screen...
  14. K

    [SOLVED] Boot Error "Please Power Down and Connect the PCIe Power Cable(s) for this Graphics Card"

    Hello, I am using the EVGA GTX 750 ti (EVGA094 REV 2.0) card. This card has no power supply plug and was working fine so far. I've tried to get rid of the fan noise (known problem) by installing some other firmware. By accident I have installed one for some board that requires the additional 6...
  15. Muhammad Jahid

    [SOLVED] How to know the release date of Tp-link Routers?

    I have been using a old model of tp-link router over some years and now i want to upgrade to a latest one but here the problem occurs. I can't find the release date of any tp-link router by googling or even from the tp-link website. So, Because of not knowing the release date, I can't...
  16. S

    [SOLVED] PC reboots when trying to sleep or hibernate

    Hey folks, Hoping someone here can point me in the right direction here. Issue: When I sleep or hibernate on my PC it will reboot after a while (can take 6-12 hours to happen) Solutions tried: Went to Device Manager > System Devices > Intel(R) Management Engine Interface #1 > Power...
  17. Rachana348

    [SOLVED] Can't update firmware

    I don't know why can't update MS-17G1 SBIOS Ver. 111 it come from with windows 10 other update and fail attempt many times restart computer. anybody can help me? View: Product name: WS7S 9TK BIOS version: E17G1IWS.10D BIOS Release Date: 2019/05/16
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    [SOLVED] Should update my ssd firmware if i do not have any issues ?

    Hi , I have an 860 evo 1 tb . Fresh os installed November 2020 and no issues . I installed Samsung magician and informs me about the new firmware . Do i need to update if i do not have issues ?(read 561 mb/s , write 531mb/s) Also i have 699gb free do i need to enable the over provisioning ? Thanks .
  19. jjkingston

    Question Grey Screen SSD Firmware Update

    So I'm trying to update my SSD Firmware on a kingston SHSS37A240G. I've downloaded the ISO file for the update, I've used rufus to create a bootable USB, but when I boot from the USB in my BIOS and select "live - boot the live system" it takes me to a grey Screen with a flashing underscore in...
  20. Yashh

    Question My SSD sometimes doesn't boot on laptop ?

    Specs: [ ROG STRIX G G531GT-AL030T] ( i7 9th gen GTX1650) win 10 -64 bit Nearly a month ago, I faced this issue first time, I pressed the ON button laptop doesn't boot shows no SSD in Boot Priority. That time I ignored it because I use my PC more than laptop, but now its happens 2/3 times I...
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    [SOLVED] Firmware update for Rival 3 steelseries mouse taking longer than 12 hours

    So I started a firmware update yesterday for my Rival 3 and it still hasn't finished, the lights on the mouse are still flashing, but I don't know if there has been any progress. Is it normal for steelseries firmware updates to not have a progress bar?
  22. H

    [SOLVED] Router Update Scare

    I went to “” and logged in to change my password for an unrelated reason, and I saw an option on the Netgear Genie site to update my router. this was my first time going to this site, and I noticed the “not secure” sign on my search bar, which freaked me out. Never the less, I...
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    [SOLVED] How to get firmware version in Windows?

    I'm building an inventory system for GPUs and looking to find a way to query GPU firmware version. I have tried the WMI query for Video Controller, but it only returns driver version and driver date. Get-WmiObject -Query "Select * From Win32_VideoController" For AMD GPUs, if I go to the AMD...
  24. luzhun

    [SOLVED] Asus Sabertooth Z97 Mark1/3.1 (Bios Update not working for NVME)

    Hello all. I have an Asus Sabertooth Z97 Mark1/USB3.1 Motherboard and am trying to update it to the latest BIOS to see if that may help with making the M.2 NVME drive to finally work. Current BIOS version is from 2015 (2801) and the latest is: 3503 With Asus, the files are called CAP files...
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    [SOLVED] Firmware for Adata 16GB flash drive please?

    good morning i have problem with my Adata 16GB USB flash drive. My problem is simple, when i open it with chipgenius it says it's only 128MB but it should be 16GB. What i need to do please help me? I wanna change the firmware but i have no idea to what to do. This is what chip genius shows...
  26. R

    Question Samsung C410W Firmware driver(need older driver)

    Hi I need the older firmware driver for Samsung C410W. If anyone has maybe V3.00.02.19 or V3.00.02.16 Looks like the ver V3.00.02.20 has disabled generic toner cartridges (that's what I am reading from other posts) Tx
  27. silicontrip

    [SOLVED] Samsung QVO Mac Pro 5.1 incompatibility

    I'm having a strange issue with some Samsung QVO 1TB drives and some Mac Pros where the drive disappears off the sata bus when the machine is restarted and only appears when the machine is powered off and on (again) . I've tried about 5 different Samsung drives in 4 different Mac Pros and they...
  28. R

    Question Surface firmware update gone wrong - can anyone help make this public?

    Hi, I'm not sure if this is the right place for this, but I'm not really sure where else this kind of thing can go. Please feel free to advise on what I can do here or if there is anywhere more specific I should be posting this. So here's the story: Microsoft published a firmware update for...
  29. editor1

    Discussion Where's best place to post info/discussion on firmware attack's ?

    Hi all I was thinking about posting stuff on firmware attack's. Ether in Motherboards due to it being the most common, systems, Antivirus / Security / Privacy or Networking due to another popular is in network cards/routers. Any one have any suggestions ?
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    [SOLVED] Rolling back firmware on DLink Router, forces upgrade

    I have a dlink DIR-2055, I've recently been having issues with it after upgrading to 1.03, so I decided to roll it back to 1.02. I successfully installed 1.02 but upon logging back in to the admin console, there's a popup that I can't exit out of saying there's new firmware and I must upgrade...
  31. N

    Question How to repair broken SSD firmware? (ADATA SU 650)

    Hello, I have the ADTATA SU 650 960GB installed in my Dell G7 laptop as a secondary drive where I keep my work files... I have it for little over 2 years and it was making me problems almost half of this time. After every Windows 10 update one (of two) partition would become inaccessible...
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    [SOLVED] Your system's firmware did not preserve the system memory map across the hibernate transition.

    In-Short: Booting up pc goes to a black screen with the below listed. "Your system's firmware did not preserve the system memory map across the hibernate transition. If you proceed with resume, your system could behave in an unexpected manner after resume completes. It is recommended that you...
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    Question Crucial Storage Executive problem with Crucial CT1000P1SSD8 (P1)

    I used to have momentum cache and over-provisioning enabled just fine - but now I get this error for momentum cache: Error occurred during the operation. Failed to enable/disable the Momentum cache. Failed to install cache driver. Over-provisioning forgets it's enabled every time I reboot or...
  34. markc1999

    Question xbox 360 HDD replacement/upgrade?

    I cant seem to find a way to upgrade my old 360's hdd to a, say, 500gb-1TB version myself. I can only find one for very specific hdds. Is there no general way to do this even now? Was the firmware issue never solved for do-it-yourself ers? Edit: using different language i found one up to a...
  35. L

    [SOLVED] Custom firmware on ISP router

    Hello, I have TP-Link Archer MR200 V1 and there is installed a custom firmware and I cant downgrade/upgrade it from original TP-Link site, everytime it just shows: Error: 4503 The uploaded file was not accepted. Is there any possible way to get rid of the custom firmware?
  36. editor1

    Question What should I do about cleaning network ?

    Hi I had a home invasion and no items stolen. There was evidence that the person sat down in pc chair. My acct's have been messed with. I keep all of my accts and passwords on a text file. So its either data theft or keyloggers. I have OMV NAS(Odroid SBC), 2 tablets, mifi Router(at&t cellular...
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    Discussion FM2A88X Extreme6+ Motherboard Issues When Updating Beta Firmware With Windows 10 1903

    I decided (5 years later) to install Windows 10 1903 on this motherboard with the A10-8850B APU, 32 GB or RAM. I was very impressed at the current performance, but need to share some standing issues: 1. Updating from a beta BIOS to the most current: Using the BIOS EZ Flash nor using a USB...
  38. Computer savvy

    Question Firmware Replacement

    Hello Experts, I have software damaged 4G ZTE Dongle, I don't know how to fix them and i cannot find anyone to fix it, Is there someone to Help me....! :oops:
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    [SOLVED] Couldn't update Asus M2A-MX bios (no disc, need alternative or disc copy)

    Hi, my mobo need to update the current bios file, because of hanging problem that is appearing with my CPU (Athlon X2 64 5200+) and i think it's gonna get fixed with bios update. The current version is old (06**) and the newest one, that fixes it, is 0904. So my question is how should i do the...
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    [SOLVED] How to update the BIOS for ram and processor on Gigabyte A320M motherboard for Ryzen?

    I want to upgrade to a Ryzen 3000 cpu or maybe the Ryzen 5 2600. I won't be overclocking my cpu and just using the stock cooler, etc. However, someone online told me my ram is limited by a lower frequency though I think it's just 2400 mhz ram but not sure if this board supports it. I have it...