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Windows 7: Updating my motherboard's bios driver. Is it okay?

17 Feb 2016   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-BIT
Updating my motherboard's bios driver. Is it okay?

The title says it all but,

I found a recently new driver (5.31 Rev.A) in this website: Is it going to go smoothly or brick itself up? I don't even know if it's possible to flash the old bios so I can restore it anytime just in case this one screws up.

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17 Feb 2016   #2

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

It`s not called a driver, you are simply updating or flashing your bios.

If you don`t know what you`re doing, don`t do it.

There`s no need to update the bios unless you are having a specific problem that the latest bios will address.
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17 Feb 2016   #3

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit

The BIOS should not be updated unless the update specifically addresses a problem you are having. It should not be done just because there is a newer version available. A failed BIOS update, which can happen even if you do everything right, can render your computer unbootable. In some cases the only recovery is physical replacement of the BIOS chip by a trained technician.
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17 Feb 2016   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-BIT

Thanks for the heads up guys.
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 Updating my motherboard's bios driver. Is it okay?

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