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

28 Jun 2009   #11
Microsoft MVP

Vista and now 7 in 32 and 64 bit.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by maccik View Post
oh thx ...what is Sopig ?? Install SOPˇG

It is probably Sales order product Items Genie.

It comes sometimes with Acer updates. I am not sure if you would really need it to update the Bios. The genie leads you to a sales page where you register for the item you are about to use. It is irrelevant, as you have wisely chosen not to update the bios.

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28 Jun 2009   #12


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by robertoszwald View Post
You are welcome!
Let us know if you did it!

Now i m done..

I did it successfully with the link what you gave.

But as you said it isn't good to play with it because it's dangerous.

Thanx for the replys to everyone ...
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28 Jun 2009   #13

Windows 7 Professional x64

It also depends on how easy your mobo makes the process. My EP45-UD3P Gigabyte has like 3 different ways to do it. I did it for the 1st time using a flash drive and it was SO easy I will never be afraid to do it again. I will probably never buy another brand of board either. This thing is GREAT!
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28 Jun 2009   #14

Windows 7 x64

You need to go to the forum for your motherboard and find a 'sticky' on how to update your bios. The two motherboard manufacturer's I have had (Asus/DFI) generally updated the bios in a similar way. I would try to use a USB stick and update directly from your bios and avoid updating from within your operating system. DO NOT TURN OFF YOUR COMPUTER while the update is in progress!!
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28 Jun 2009   #15

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
Bios update

the one thing I noticed no one mentioned. Maybe its a given but before you do anything substantial BACKUP and make sure the backup is valid. Better safe than sorry

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