Like the others said, you might want to try the Copy the BIOS update exe file locally on to your PC, open the command prompt, navigate to the location of the exe file and type the name of the exe file and add /forceit to the end eg: E7440A13/forceit press enter and the update should start and ignore the lack of a battery @ 10% charge. I cant remember if there was another box confirming update but if there was I confirmed. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site (the association bonus does not count).
I had a Dell Latitude 13 (win 10 x64) which I wanted to update the bios to A02. Left it for a minute - nothing seemed to be happening. On the next reboot Bios update started and completed. Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead?
I suggest you use Rufus to create a MS-DOS-bootable USB drive and then run the upgrade from DOS.I tried the different setting for SATA operation as well.F2 shows in the System Information that there is no primary Hard Disk.rpm, stty, gzip, among others) despite gzip being confirmed installed. BIN file and this caused the server to start to reboot and then hang, which after a hard shutdown, and booting into the Lifecycle Controller the firmware was not upgraded. Note that Free DOS doesn't provide an 'empty' 2.88MB boot disk so we need to delete the "fdos" utility folder to get space. One way of getting phlash16has been described previously.We'll need to obtain a Free DOS disk image and mount it: (probably different for everyone), you hit Ctrl-C a moment too late. The relevant directions from there are reproduced in what follows.