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Windows 7: Question on my new build

08 Dec 2010   #11

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Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium SP1

To find your current BIOS version:
Enter the BIOS
On the MAIN Tab > Go to "System Information"
Bios Information is at the top of the screen, Version: xxxx

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18 Dec 2010   #12
Odd Job

Windows 7 professional X 64

I flashed the bios. It was easy peasy, and now I cant understand why I was so worried about it. Perhaps because I'd never done it before. I used a USB stick with the new bios on and eazyflash. Took about 30 seconds and I had a new bios with a few extra setup options.

One strange thing though, when I restarted windows I had to reactivate it. Is this normal with a change of bios ?
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18 Dec 2010   #13

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium SP1

Yes and no.

Yes, because Windows activation looks for hardware changes, and a big enough change in the BIOS could trigger a check.

No, because I have flashed my BIOS a few times and it never happened to me .
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