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Windows 7: BIOS query

08 Aug 2010   #1
bagavan

Windows 8 Professional x64
 
 
BIOS query

Suppose I flash my bios will the system number be erased from the bios chip?


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08 Aug 2010   #2
bagavan

Windows 8 Professional x64
 
 

when I try to flash my bios I get this message..I also tried run as admin but same message is displayed..


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08 Aug 2010   #3
mitchell65

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Why do you want to flash the bios? My view is that if you haven't a problem that cannot be otherwise resolved then leave well alone!
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08 Aug 2010   #4
bagavan

Windows 8 Professional x64
 
 

the service person told to update it as it may prevent complication regarding hardware problem
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08 Aug 2010   #5
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

warning   Warning
BIOS flash is a critial step and can even damage the motherboard if something goes wrong.


Right click on the setup file and click Run as Administrator.
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08 Aug 2010   #6
bagavan

Windows 8 Professional x64
 
 

Ya I already tried as run as admin..

with external power supply and correct bios file what might go wrong?
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08 Aug 2010   #7
brummyfan

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Both versions of BIOS are not for Windows7, I found v1.18 and 1.10 in Acer Support for your laptop, both are for either XP or Vista.HTH.
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08 Aug 2010   #8
bagavan

Windows 8 Professional x64
 
 

Suppose I flash my bios will the system number be erased from the bios chip
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08 Aug 2010   #9
mitchell65

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

I must confess i have no idea. I still think if you have a hardware problem it is better to solve that the conventional way rather than the route you have chosen. Everywhere i read about flashing the BIOS carries a warning that side effects can be expected. What's the hardware problem you are having? What did the "Service Person" say when you asked him this question?
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08 Aug 2010   #10
thefabe

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

In my opinion you should only flash your bios when the version you want to flash to specifically addresses an issue you are experiencing. Other wise their is no real reason to.Fabe
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