BIOS - Installation manual

Support Article No. 22741
Latest updated: 8/3/2017

REQUIREMENTS


16GB USB flash drive
USB keyboard
Algiz 8X AC charger

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Plug a USB stick to your PC and format it to file system "Fat32":

  2. Unzip the BIOS files. Copy the files in the folder directly to the root of the USB stick. You can get the latest files from here KB21980 :
  3. Plug the USB flash drive into your tablet.
  4. Plug the USB keyboard into your tablet.
  5. Plug-in the AC adapter to the tablet computer. Make sure the tablet computer stays plugged in to the power source during the entire process.
  6. Turn on the tablet computer and when the "Handheld" logo is showing, click "Del"-key on the USB keypad repeatedly until you enter the BIOS menu.
    Turn around the unit, so that it is in portrait mode.
  7. Navigate to "Save & Exit" tab.
    At "Boot Override" select "Launch EFI Shell from filesystem device" pressing ENTER key on USB keyboard:

  8. Wait till you see "Shell>" command line.
    If your Algiz 8x does not have the Barcode imager installed,type "fs4:" and press ENTER key.
    If your Algiz 8x does have the Barcode imager installed,type "fs5:" and press ENTER key.
    Type "update" and press ENTER key:

  9. Now the update process is running.
  10. On message "Do you want to start the download process?" type "y":

  11. After update process completes, the unit will power down.
  12. Turn on the tablet computer and start into Windows.
    It could be, that the unit will not start on first press of power button, so you may need to press power button second time.
  13. Shut down the tablet.
  14. Turn on the tablet computer and when the "Handheld" logo is showing, click "Del"-key on the USB keypad repeatedly until you enter the BIOS menu.
    Turn around the unit, so that it is in portrait mode.
  15. Navigate to "Save & Exit" tab.
    At "Boot Override" select "Launch EFI Shell from filesystem device" pressing ENTER key on USB keyboard.
    See picture at point 7.
  16. Wait till you se "Shell>" command line.
    If your Algiz 8x does not have the Barcode imager installed,type "fs4:" and press ENTER key.
    If your Algiz 8x does have the Barcode imager installed,type "fs5:" and press ENTER key
    Type "smbios" and press ENTER key.
  17. Now the process for writing system information is running.
  18. After writing system information shut down the unit pressing the power button.