Ip35 e bios updating 8200
This occurs after the PC has rebooted following the Setup Windows and Config Mgr step.
Create a folder for the model of PC relevant to the BIOS update, then set a WMI Query so it will only run against that model.
I have my enable TPM / Import REPSET file steps before my Update BIOS steps in my task sequence.
This is to ensure that the devices BIOS settings are always configured with a password before my BIOS update step runs.
We have several systems here that are Elite 8200 SFF running Windows 7 Pro on our domain.
I've noticed that the PCs are at different BIOS levels too since they were purchased as refurbished units. More specifically the fact that I’ve needed to apply them to some of my older HP Desktops and Laptops so we could deploy Windows 10 1511 reliably.Moving forwards this was going to be an issue as we are looking to upgrade our entire business to Windows 10 CBB later in the year.I’ve focused on HP however the solution I have implemented would work for any vendor, just adjust to suit the utility they offer. If you are enabling Bit Locker as part of your Task Sequence then you should already been using the HP Bios Config Utility to enable your TPM and set your BIOS settings using something like Bios Config /Set: TPMEnable.And yes to all those SSM fans out there, I know that you can add a step to update the BIOS using that HP utility against a SSM downloaded management source with all the HP updates, however I’m not a fan and have chosen not to use it for various reasons specific to my environment. REPSET /nspwdfile:”password.bin” as part of Run Command Line step with a package.