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Updating BIOS

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by lschul, Jan 27, 2014.

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  1. lschul

    lschul Thread Starter

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    I have a laptop in the shop and one of the things the tech is doing is updating the BIOS, he said they were way out of date. It got me to wondering, should I be updating BIOS on my other computer? is it something I can do? I don't really understand that part.
     
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    Check the PC (or motherboard) manufacturer's web site to see if there is a firmware update for the BIOS. If there is read the notes to see if you think that the fixes or improvements are worth it. Updating the firmware is doing a brain transplant so in the unlikely event that something goes wrong there will probably be no recovery.

    Yes, you can probably do it, depending on the procedure given.
     
  3. lschul

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    How do I find out who made the MB? I am really in the dark here.
     
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