Lenovo X201 - Update BIOS and Unlock WWAN

Created: Jan. 14, 2019, 7:27 p.m.
Update: March 31, 2020, 11:05 p.m.
how to unlock and update BIOS for lenovo x201

How to Update BIOS if you don't use Windows? 


You have to create a flashdrive
BIOS Update Bootable CD for Windows 8 (32-bit, 64-bit), 7 (32-bit, 64-bit), Vista (32-bit, 64-bit), XP - ThinkPad
X201, X201i, X201s, X201 Tablet, X201i Tablet

1) Update BIOS for 1.140-1.15
2) Hack WWAN

ReadMe
https://download.lenovo.com/ibmdl/pub/pc/pccbbs/mobiles/6quj19us.txt

1) To create a Boot Flash on linux:

Update BIOS for 1.40-1.15

Download ISO

https://support.lenovo.com/br/en/downloads/ds013563

Convert ISO to IMG

$ sudo apt-get install geteltorito 
$ geteltorito -o 6quj19us.img 6quj19us.iso


To create a USB Flash Drive

*** BE CAREFULL, if  OF is a wrong PATH you will lost data!

$ sudo dd if=6quj19us.img of=/dev/sdb bs=64k

Reboot notebook and F12 to Choose a Device

 

2) Modified BIOS

Download

https://sendspace.com/file/3mduia/

USB FlashDrive

copy image to flashdisk

 

DOCS:

https://www.laboneinside.com/

 

 


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