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Windows 7: Bios update after format

29 Sep 2014   #1
wayrus

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Bios update after format

Hi, do i need to update the BIOS everytime i format the hd and reinstall windows?


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29 Sep 2014   #2
otisdog

Windows 7 Home X64
 
 

No.
The bios is embedded in a chip on the motherboard and is not affected by any other computer changes.
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29 Sep 2014   #3
LMiller7

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

Welcome to the forum.

The BIOS should not be updated unless the update addresses a specific problem you are having. The risks of this failing are relatively small but have potentially very serious consequences.

Formatting and reinstalling the OS does not effect the BIOS in any way.
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