Article ID: 000038709 Content Type: Error Messages Last Reviewed: 04/11/2022

How to Update the BIOS in an Intel® Server Board When It Fails, Saying the Capsule File Is Invalid

Environment

Intel® Server Board S1200SPLR

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Summary

Overriding this failure to install the BIOS

Description

Updating the BIOS from version 03.01.0038 to version 03.01.2032 in an Intel® Server Board S1200SPLR fails, saying that the capsule file is invalid. It has been downloaded and copied several times into a USB flash driver to install it via the EFI shell, but the error occurs every time.

Resolution

Move the BIOS Recovery jumper to Recover position, and install the BIOS while the jumper is in this position.  After the update is successful, move the jumper back to the Default position.

Additional information

Instructions on how to do a BIOS Recovery Procedure are found in the BIOS Recovery Procedure for Current Intel® Server Boards article.

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