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Windows 7: How to update BIOS


21 Jul 2013   #1
anas88

win 7 ultimate 64Bit
 
 
How to update BIOS

Hello everyone ;

I want to update my bios without any mistakes can cause me something , I would like to know how to update the Bios correctly , and thanks in advance .

My pc is : Hp Pavilion m9379.fr
Prod :KZ776AA-ABF
CIN :CZX83463KX


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21 Jul 2013   #2
Dude

Windows 8.1 Pro + Windows 10
 
 

anas88, may I ask why you want to update your BIOS? HP's website will provide updates for your BIOS, when looking at the notes for BIOS version you should only update it if you are having problems.
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21 Jul 2013   #3
strollin

W7 Ult desktop, W8.1 laptop, W7 Home netbook, W8.1 tablet, Win 10 TP VM
 
 

Since a mishap while updating the BIOS will brick your computer, it is only wise to update the BIOS to solve a particular problem you are encountering that is specifically fixed by the uppdate. If you aren't having a problem there's no need to update the BIOS.
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21 Jul 2013   #4
anas88

win 7 ultimate 64Bit
 
 

I have a problem that why the problem is the hour and date changed by itself like .
do i have to update the bios ??
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21 Jul 2013   #5
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

Hi anas88,

Are you setting the time & date correctly for your time zone in the bios setup ?

If this is a desktop computer you may need to replace the CMOS battery that holds the memory for the Bios.

It looks like a large watch battery.


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21 Jul 2013   #6
anas88

win 7 ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Do you mean do i have to change the bios CMOS ?? i have a desktop ... some times when i restart my computer the date it changed to earlier like 2000
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21 Jul 2013   #7
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

If the date falls back to like 2000 that is usually an indication that the battery I show above is failing & needs to be replaced. They are fairly inexpensive, like $2 or $3 US dollars. The most common battery # is a CR-2303.


Edit > CR2032.
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21 Jul 2013   #8
pbcopter

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1, Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

I think you mean CR2032.
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21 Jul 2013   #9
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

^^^^^

Yes my brain gets scrambled with numbers
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21 Jul 2013   #10
pbcopter

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1, Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

I know what you mean
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