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Windows 7: It is safe to Update my Bios ??

28 Jun 2009   #1
maccik

 
 
It is safe to Update my Bios ??

I want to Update my Bios i need your advice and help..


I have an Acer laptop ....and founded this on the Acer site..


after downloaded have this Instructions

Quote:

Install SOPˇG
01) Unzip <BIOS_v3.60.zip>nder WindowsXP or Vista.
02) Click "Flash32" application in the unziped folder.
03) System will automatically update bios.
Now it s only one step ...waiting for your advice and recommandation ...




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28 Jun 2009   #2
slithernet

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Retail RTM, Ubuntu 9.10
 
 

Make sure u have the correct bios and that the power doesn't go out while your flashing

I've flashed the wrong bios to a board about 4 years ago, that sux.
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28 Jun 2009   #3
maccik

 
 

oh thx ...what is Sopig ?? Install SOPˇG
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28 Jun 2009   #4
Captain Zero

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

BIOS upgrades are generally a hairy affair and should only be done when absolutely necessary. If it fails, it may very well turn your motherboard into an expensive paper-weight.

- Make sure you have a backup of your existing BIOS.
- Make CERTAIN it's successful before rebooting.
- If it fails, keep trying until it succeeds.
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28 Jun 2009   #5
skunksmash

SEVEN x64
 
 

why do you want to update your BIOS..??, is there a specific reason..??




SK
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28 Jun 2009   #6
maccik

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Captain Zero View Post
BIOS upgrades are generally a hairy affair and should only be done when absolutely necessary. If it fails, it may very well turn your motherboard into an expensive paper-weight.

- Make sure you have a backup of your existing BIOS.
- Make CERTAIN it's successful before rebooting.
- If it fails, keep trying until it succeeds.

thx your advice .



Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by skunksmash View Post
why do you want to update your BIOS..??, is there a specific reason..??



SK


I wanted to be Updateed ..nothing special...




So i don 't do anything ..Right ??
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28 Jun 2009   #7
Robert Cartman

Windows 7 RTM x64
 
 

"SOPiG" - WTF it is?! I tried to google it but found nothing.
I did bios upgrade 3 times and 2 of it went wrong! So I suggest to you if you don't have to do it, don't do it! But I know you will do it at least for the adrenalin
I've found something for you:
How to...
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28 Jun 2009   #8
maccik

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by robertoszwald View Post
"SOPiG" - WTF it is?! I tried to google it but found nothing.
I did bios upgrade 3 times and 2 of it went wrong! So I suggest to you if you don't have to do it, don't do it! But I know you will do it at least for the adrenalin
I've found something for you:
How to...

Thx Robert the good info.. and advice ..
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28 Jun 2009   #9
Robert Cartman

Windows 7 RTM x64
 
 

You are welcome!
Let us know if you did it!
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28 Jun 2009   #10
Mercurial

Windows 7 32bit RTM
 
 

make sure your laptop has a backup bios : )
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