Can't downgrade or rollback HP Bios.

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  1. tensters

    tensters MDL Novice

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    #1 tensters, Mar 15, 2018
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    HI. I tried rolling back and also downgrading my current HP bios which is the one that fixes the spectre issue. It seems to be slowing the computer a little bit and making it run warmer. After trying all the usual ways of rolling back and downgrading, and having no success, I learned that HP locks many of their bios's making them unable to be rolled back or downgraded (you can reinstall the current bios only) especially if they have an important security fix.

    Is it possible to remove this "lock" or whatever it is so that the current bios can be downgraded and an older bios can be installed?

    Thanks.
     
  2. LatinMcG

    LatinMcG Bios Borker

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    the crickets are saying..model number.
     
  3. tensters

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    #3 tensters, Mar 15, 2018
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    Model number is HP-15 F018dx, the bios is insyde F38, OS is Windows 10 Home, thanks.

    Some more info:

    Manufacturer Hewlett-Packard
    Model 8014 (U3E1)
    Version 10.15
    Chipset Vendor Intel
    Chipset Model Haswell-ULT
    Chipset Revision 0B
    Southbridge Vendor Intel
    Southbridge Model H8x/P8x
    Southbridge Revision C1
    BIOS
    Brand Insyde
    Version F.38
    Date 2/27/2018
     
  4. tensters

    tensters MDL Novice

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    I'm not 100% issue is bios at this moment so I'm going to do a clean install of win 10 and check it and if problem persists I'll come back here with more info as needed. Thanks.
     
  5. tensters

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    #5 tensters, Mar 15, 2018
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    Edit: Nevermind - I have addressed this problem elsewhere thank you.