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cant update bios (error 235 - OEM check failed from bios service)

im trying to upgrade my bios as i have discovered it's not update since 2012 but evey time i try to update it it returns that error, and the reason i want to update is that i thought mybe that would fix the fact that i dont the secure boot option in my bios nor an uefi option so i thought that updating to 2.18 version  might fix that but even if thats not possible/wont be fixed with the update i still want to update my bios.

addtional info: 

 

*my pc is acer aspire v5-271G; running windows 10 (not preloaded into it i just installed last week).

 

**also if it's releavant my pc was also NOT preloaded with windows 8 when i bought it i just thought that might be useful.

any help is much appreciated Smiley Happy

 

FAQ & Answers

  • philetusphiletus Posts: 4,428ACE Pathfinder

    If the computer did not come from the factory with a uefi bios, you can not install a uefi bios update and nothing is going to change the bios into a uefi bios except replacing the motherboard with one that has a factory uefi bios.

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