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amphib
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Bios

Post by amphib » Fri Feb 09, 2018 9:22 am

I am running Mint on a Toshiba laptop. There is no Windows on my machine whatsoever. I would like to flash the bios with an update. However, looking at the bios update site for toshiba, it appears to us a windows-based program to achieve this. Any suggestions?

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thx-1138
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Re: Bios

Post by thx-1138 » Fri Feb 09, 2018 9:27 am

amphib wrote:
Fri Feb 09, 2018 9:22 am
Any suggestions?
Yes.

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Re: Bios

Post by WharfRat » Fri Feb 09, 2018 9:50 am

It might be possible using one of the techniques outlined heret

I used the second method last week to update this desktop :wink:
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Re: Bios

Post by jimallyn » Fri Feb 09, 2018 4:18 pm

I will second using the Hirens CD. It has a mini-XP in it. I had to update the BIOS on a laptop for a friend, Windows would no longer run at all, and I had already installed Mint on it. Booted from the Hirens CD, went to the mini-XP, and brought in the BIOS update from a USB stick. Worked fine.
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