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Unable to upgrade BIOS on a BL495c G5

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Unable to upgrade BIOS on a BL495c G5


 I'm trying to upgrade bios on an BL495c G5 server.

but i got a error message


Setup Session Beginning   2011-07-27 - 15:54:06
Command Line Parameters Given:
Name:            Online ROM Flash for Windows - HP ProLiant BL495c G5 (A14)
New Version:     2009.12.09

Determining component installation state...
The software is installed but is not up to date.
Current Version: 2009.07.27

The installation procedure did not complete successfully.  An error occurred during the setup process.

Additional Information:
 An attempt to unlock the system ROM was not successful.

End Session


What to do?


Thanks in advanced


Jimmy Vance

Re: Unable to upgrade BIOS on a BL495c G5

Check the system maintenance switch and see if switch #2 is in the on position. Switch #2 locks the configuration.


Refer to the maintenance and service guide for component locations


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