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Windows 7: update your bios

28 Feb 2010   #1
tz frantic

windows 7
 
 
update your bios

how can you update you Flash your BIOS to the newest version.


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28 Feb 2010   #2
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

It depends on the computer. Exactly what brand/model do you have?
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28 Feb 2010   #3
TheSchaft

Windows 7 x64 HP, Windows 7 HP, Windows 7 Ult
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tz frantic View Post
how can you update you Flash your BIOS to the newest version.
This is something that you do NOT want to do unless you have a lot of experience with doing it. It is very rare that you would need to even consider it, so I would advise against it, in the strongest terms.

If you are looking to update the on-board components, like the video or sound, drivers are available for those for all different motherboards.

Why are you looking to do this?
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28 Feb 2010   #4
tz frantic

windows 7
 
 

some on this forum recommend this because i have problems with my WMA12 and updating your bios is meant to improve you performance
i have a vegas 2 motherboard and i found a update for it my verson is 1001 while
the new one is 1006 System BIOS - Vegas 2 BIOS Update - 7602640400 - Downloads - IPOWER X8870 - PB84107101 - iPower - platform_amadeus_ipower - Desktop
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28 Feb 2010   #5
FZ21Z

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 ®™
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tz frantic View Post
how can you update you Flash your BIOS to the newest version.
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After downloading the file, double-click it and follow the instructions presented on your screen.You will need one empty CD-R(W).
- System BIOS

You might want to back it up first though - BIOS Backup
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28 Feb 2010   #6
tz frantic

windows 7
 
 

can it be a dvd-rw
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28 Feb 2010   #7
tz frantic

windows 7
 
 

when i try to run the set up it says this program requires windows xp or vista what can i do
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28 Feb 2010   #8
FZ21Z

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 ®™
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tz frantic View Post
can it be a dvd-rw
Oh right, I'm with ya, not too sure, but you you can try for nothing, as it seems you need to burn the downloaded files to the disk before hand, so do that, and if the program runs from DVD, great, if not, you know you'll need a CD.
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28 Feb 2010   #9
tz frantic

windows 7
 
 

when i try to run the set up it says this program requires windows xp or vista what can i do
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28 Feb 2010   #10
FZ21Z

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 ®™
 
 

Try and run it in Compatibility Mode
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