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Q: BIOS update

CPU:AMD FX-8320
Motherboard:ASUS M5A97 R2.0
OS:Windows 8.1 64-bit

I hardly know anything about the BIOS so I am asking you this:
Will I need to update my BIOS and if so how to do that?
Am I going to update it to the latest version(2103) or the version when the processor was first compatible(1006)?

Please help, I do not want to make a mistake when updating so please provide a detailed explanation ! ! !

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A: BIOS update

Some might say updating the BIOS is not worth the risk unless you have a reason to chance it. On the other hand I've never had a BIOS update go badly. BIOS updates are not that difficult to do. But there is always a risk of the update failing. In the off chance of failure, the motherboard will be bricked. There are motherboards that come with a second BIOS for failsafe. I don't know if the failsafe can be used under a bricked board, I will assume it can until I hear otherwise.

There are three ways to update that I am aware of. All of which may not be available depending on motherboard model and age of system.

Within the Operating System (I've used this method but for awhile it was advised against)
You will need to download BIOS Update application. The application will download and install the new BIOS.

Within the BIOS
Within the BIOS there is an update facility. You will only need the new BIOS. (My BIOS will only update from a USB stick.)

From DOS utility
Not only will you need to download the new BIOS, you will need to download the flash utility that is designed for the update.

I recommend updating from within the BIOS (assuming you have this option). Download the new BIOS to a USB stick and then boot into the BIOS. Browse around to find the update facility and the rest is self explanatory.

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/bios-update.198931/
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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/471088/bios-virusrootkit-unknown-threat-by-avg-bios-updateaward-folders-bs-flashsys-biossys-and-a-dozen-of-mostly-sys-files-appear-on-boot/
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A:Samsung Bios software update for bios,update fails

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Is anybody can help me?

Best regards

A:Satellite Pro U400 BIOS update failed - What is BIOS Boot-block access

Hi

I wondering what Crisis Recovery Disk do you have ?:|
In my experience the special disk is needed which is available only for ASP technician.
Therefore it?s necessary to contact the ASP in your country in order to reflash the BIOS.

In my opinion you shouldn?t not try any ?Crisis Recovery disks? which you fond in the net? this can lead to mobo damage?

https://forum.toshiba.eu/showthread.php?46578-Satellite-Pro-U400-BIOS-update-failed-What-is-BIOS-Boot-block-access
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A:Problems with Nvidia gpu post BIOS system BIOS update.

Hi,

Have you updated your GPU with the latest drivers?

http://www.geforce.co.uk/drivers

Please navigate to:

Start> Control panel> Swith to icon view> device manager.
Look under "Display Adapters"

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A:Downgrade a BIOS update or Optimising BIOS settings

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A:Solved: HP DV6500 Notebook wrong BIOS update by HP update function?

Ok, I could fix it after following instructions from this page:

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A:Windows Update INCLUDES Motherboard Drivers and BIOS Update on M2A-VM?

I have the same board on another pc.

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You're able to boot into BIOS(F2 key) and diagnostic (F12 key) ?
1. Power off computer
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http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19988802
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http://www.sevenforums.com/drivers/202867-just-used-bios-update-my-bios-failed-50-a.html
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A:BIOS corruption after BIOS update

Hello, please use the link below to download the link for latest drivers  http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/readIndex?sp4ts.oid=5071202&swLangOid=8&swEnvOid=4060 Please be advised there may be chances you will loose complete data while bios recovery  please download the bios file on empty USB Stick and create USB recovery by running that file from the USB drive then follow the instructions as below: with the USB recovery media inserted on the unit  Turn off the computer.Plug the notebook into a power source using the power adapter.Press and hold the Windows key and the B key at the same time while the computer is off.Still pressing the Windows and B keys, press and hold down the Powerbutton on the notebook for 1 second, and then release the Powerbutton and the keys.  




I'm an HP Employee.The opinions expressed here are my personal opinions, not of HP.Click on Thumbs up if my post helped you.Make it easier for other people to find solutions, by marking an answer ?Accept as Solution? if it solves your problem.Regards,Vijay

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/BIOS-corruption-after-BIOS-update/td-p/5781678
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http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/can-not-update-from-win8-0-to-8-1-update-the-bios-to-ver01/td-p/5630471
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http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/bios-update-Probook-455-G3-Scared-to-update/td-p/5778110
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but the question that arise in my mind..(being tech student and encounter this bootstrap loader numerous times) is
BIOS IS A "ROM" CHIP, and so we must only be able to read from it..
then how is it possible to write on it and update the BIOS and more over, in my college books i find.. if u want to update your bios then u have to change your entire chip or sometime even motherboard

hopefully i will find sufficient answer.. thanx for anyhelp
 

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http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Boot-and-Lockup/bios-update-no-option-to-update/td-p/5763564
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A:Bios update after update to Windows 10

Hi: You can pull the DOS based flash file folder out of the BIOS package, copy just the contents of the DOS flash folder to a USB flash drive formatted with the FAT file system. Plug the flash drive in a usb port, restart the PC, tap the ESC key to get the menu of options. Select the F10 System setup option to gain access to the BIOS. Select the File menu>Flash system ROM command.  Select the USB flash drive. The PC will see the files on the flash drive.  Follow the on screen prompts to update the BIOS. That way it makes no difference what operating system you are running. One very important note...I have read the installing the latest BIOS 2.29 causes issues with W10. There is a forum post regarding that... http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Business-PCs-Workstations-and-Point-of-Sale-Systems/HP-Compaq-8200-Elit...I am running v2.28 on my HP 8200 Elite CMT, and have no issues at all on W10. I read that post and decided not to update the BIOS to v2.29.

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Software-and-How-To-Questions/Bios-update-after-update-to-Windows-10/td-p/5752627
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Any help on this is very much appreciated!

A:Optiplex 9010 AIO BIOS Update Error - ME FW Update Failed: Internal error: FWU_Buffer

Hi Stone3t,
Can you provide a screen shot showing the current BIOS version?

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/t/19534388
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A:Cannot Update Bios

Why do you need to do a BIOS update? Almost never needed. Check the updates to see what they do. I really don't believe in doing them unless necessary because of a problem. I don't often do them, and am running Win 10 on 8-10 year old machines.

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/t/19966145
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THX
 

A:BIOS Update Anyone ?

You should be able to find this info on your mobo manufacturers website.

You can also use Google to good effect, for general info on the bios and it`s functions/flashing etc.

Regards Howard
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/bios-update-anyone.47105/
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A:BIOS Update

Try changing the Legacy option to UEFI and Legacy (both) and see what that does for you.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/bios-update.1171052/
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A:BIOS update

  
Quote: Originally Posted by gohardsupreme


I have found out that there is a BIOS update for my laptop. Gateway's website says the update is for xp and vista. i have upgraded my laptop to win7. Is it safe to install the BIOS update despite gateway giving no information regarding whether or not it will work will win7? (when i bought my laptop win7 did not exist)


Install BIOS update from DOS, not from Win 7.

http://www.sevenforums.com/drivers/62224-bios-update.html
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A:Bios Update?

What are you upgrading to?

If you have the latest BIOS then you should be okay, but if you're going to a quad core, then you might need to do a BIOS update as the 680i is quite a few years old now, so might not recognise newer quads.

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http://www.sevenforums.com/drivers/63686-bios-update.html
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A:Update For Bios

In general a BIOS update should only be done to correct a problem. If your system is working well there is no reason for an update. If you're not sure read what the BIOS revision contains and see if it applies to your system.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/update-for-bios.298511/
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A:BIOS update

Culjakmarko I would advise strongly AGAINST hacking around with BIOS updates -- for two reasons. First, the BIOS is tightly integrated with the hardware built into the motherboard and HP contracts their motherboards to be custom designed and built for them.  There is no such thing as a "generic" BIOS that will work across different kinds of motherboards.  IF you force the flash of an incompatible BIOS, it will turn your PC into an "electric brick". Second, HP makes their BIOS updates OS-version-specific, which means, if you wanted to do a BIOS update released for Win7, you should have done that BEFORE updating to Win10. If you try to run it in Win10, it will error out.

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/BIOS-update/td-p/5715227
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A:BIOS Update, how do i Know?

Start here: HP Pavilion dv6000t CTO Notebook PC - HP Customer Care (United States - English)
Then here: Windows 7 Upgrade Options for Notebook PCs

http://www.sevenforums.com/drivers/41136-bios-update-how-do-i-know.html
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A:bios update

Hello, Welcome to the HP Support forum. Thank you for your post.  Well, you will reboot the computer early or later... so you can reboot (restart) now to complete the installation or give it a drive and welcome your new BIOS    * Just in case - should you encounter issues, here are some instructions how to restore BIOS - use only in case of emergency > http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c02693833/  

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/bios-update/td-p/5848669
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A:BIOS update

You evidently have an Anaheim 3 motherboard. There is a BIOS update for XP, but no other information on the update.

Update: http://e4all.freeservers.com/ana3adl.html

BIOS setup after you flash: http://e4all.freeservers.com/ana3bios.pdf

I would go here and ask about how to do the flash: http://clubs.yahoo.com/clubs/emachineupgraders

The only flash actually on e-Machines site uses a different method from what I am accustomed to. A BIOS flash is something you really dont want to screw up, so find some instructions before you try it.

I would try it only if you are going to buy a new computer rather than bypass the wonders of Win XP. Then you have little to lose if you mess up the flash and render the computer useless as you were going to buy a new one anyway. Im personally going to content myself with Win98 a while longer does everything I need.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/bios-update.57680/
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A:Bios update

Did you extract the zip?

http://www.sevenforums.com/drivers/19320-bios-update.html
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http://community.acer.com/t5/V-and-VN-Series-Laptops/BIOS-update-1-08/td-p/435399/jump-to/first-unread-message
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A:bios update

Maybe this will help: Microstar motherboard BIOS updates

There are several methods and it depends on what is available or used with your system. One common method used on many systems is a BIOS routine that is run from within Windows (and many of these are OS dependent). There are other methods such as booting and running from a CD or floppy drive. The exact procedure is usually what is specified by your motherboard vendor and their install instructions.

Keep in mind BIOS updates are in the "if it ain't broke don't fix it category" unless what is in the BIOS update pertains to your specific installation (e.g. if the BIOS update only adds support for newer CPU's and you do not plan on updating the CPU the BIOS update is not needed). In many cases (most) a failed BIOS update and corruption means the motherboard must be replaced.

http://www.sevenforums.com/drivers/58603-bios-update.html
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Please check the attachment, I have the same error.

Some info about my computer:

System manufacturer: CLEVO CO.
System model: C41X0
System type: X86-based PC

Flora PC Notebook
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Looking forward to hear from you. Thank you.
 

A:Update BIOS

Updating the BIOS will not resolve activation issues. Where did you purchase your copy of Windows 7 Ultimate? Did it come with the computer? From a manufacturer? Or did someone build it?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/update-bios.990042/
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A:Should I update my BIOS?

If it ain't broke don't fix it. Is there some issue you are having that you hope a BIOS upgrade will fix?

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Should-I-update-my-BIOS/td-p/5650430
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https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-E-H-K-M-Q-Y-and-ErazerX/BIOS-Update/td-p/3324251
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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

A:How to update BIOS

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.

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/298155-how-update-bios.html
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Cdesir. Sorry no W7 drivers or BIOS update. http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/readIndex?sp4ts.oid=441564 REO

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/need-to-update-bios/td-p/5651368
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/help-with-bios-update.785211/
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A:I want to update my BIOS

why do you want to update your BIOS, is something wrong. If in ant broke, don't try to fix it.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/i-want-to-update-my-bios.156041/
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A:update bios

Asus bios update

Download Everest here. This will give you all the info you need about your system. Then you can go here and get the correct bios.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/update-bios.37142/
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A:New BIOS update

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A:BIOS update. how?

You need to download and unzip two files from the Asus website. One is the BIOS file, the other is the Award BIOS flash utility.

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A:Bios Update

Checked their web site and there are no BIOS Updates available.

HP Software and Driver Downloads for HP Printers, Laptops, Desktops and More | HP Customer Support

That is a Foxconn motherboard and you may actually locate a BIOS Update for a generic Foxconn motherboard of that model " h-ig41-uatx ". be careful as HP may have added or customised the BIOS for their systems. Flashing with a generic BIOS could turn your computer into a paperweight.

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A:How do i Update my BIOS

When going to update the bios on any board usually only when a problem is being seen not simply just toss the latest on because it's newer you first review the board's own user manual for the instructions seen there. Some boards have an online option for direct updating seen at post time.

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Read all the instructions carefully and follow them to the letter. If you have a laptop make sure it is plugged in and the battery is fully charged before you start, may BIOS updates will not start if you are not plugged in. If you have a UPS for a desktop machine make sure it is working. The main thing you don't want to happen is to lose power while doing the update.

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A:Bios Update

what do you think,, leave it as it is or install the updatemy system is running fine & with no problems this is why im asking,,, thanks allFiggisI'm a believer in If it ain't broke, don't fix it!

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A:I need help to update my bios

Updating the BIOS is a bit dangerous, but if you follow all the isntructions it is pretty safe.
First, I would try removing all the memory except one module of 256. Then reboot to see what happens.

For the BIOS, Go to intel and read this:

http://downloadmirror.intel.com/5312/ENG/P10-0038d.pdf

ore read the info release:
HV84510A.86A.0038.P10.0204151346

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P15 dated 05/29/2003

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A:BIOS update

Found this intresting
http://www.hardwareanalysis.com/content/topic/38623/

http://support.asus.com/download/dow...N-SLI%20Deluxe


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A:Do you have to update bios?

You should never update the BIOS unless you have too.

If anything goes wrong or its the incorrect version it will basically brick the computer.

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A:BIOS Update

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Please post your system specs, see the link in my sig. We'll need the brand and model of your motherboard but having all the information right from the start will help.

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A:How to update my bios?

Your friend may have meant to 'reset' the BIOS. Even if he didn't: do it. Unplug the pwr. cord. Take off the side of the P.C. Carefully remove the 3v battery and wait about 30 seconds. Replace it. (leave the side off). Plug it in and try it out. Updating the bios is something that you only want to do to improve some aspect of how your computer performs. If it is working (or was working) a bios update is not what you need to do. If anything has been done to your machine just prior to the problem, consider reversing it. (If it's a hardware item). Take out one ram module and try. (Because it's there and you can). A dead stick could do this. Check both pieces. Are the fans coming on? Does it act "dead"? No nothing, nowhere? Reply.
 

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A:Bios update

How to flash/update your BIOS
Note: you can use floppy drive instead of cd
 

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A:Bios Update

Hello Winddows7User,

If you have a Acer Aspire H5100 Notebook, then you can go to Acer's download link below to select your computer model, click on the BIOS tab, then download the current BIOS for you model number. They show v3.13 as the latest BIOS version right now since March 9th, 2009. Be sure that you only use the BIOS for your specific computer model number. If you do not, you could transfer your notebook into a paperweight.

Acer Support - Download Drivers

BIOS flash instructions from download:
To flash BIOS in Windows mode, please extract CW51313.zip and execute the flash32.exe to flash BIOS.




   Warning
However, unless you are having any issues, you might consider not trying to flash the BIOS since you have never done this before. One mistake could render your notebook into a paperweight.


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A:[How to] How do i update my BIOS

Make sure you know what you're doing.

The files needed may have been extracted to the program folder.

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A:Bios update

Hi there @Rnordensson, Welcome to the HP Support Forums! It is a great place to find the help you need, from other users, HP experts and other support personnel. I understand that you are looking for help with a BIOS update. I am happy to help with this. Please post the full product number for your computer. See the following, if you need help with that information.How Do I Find My Model Number or Product Number? Did the update finish? If not did your computer restart properly despite the update not installing?If you did nhave problems after the update with your computer startup, try HP Desktop PCs - Recovering the BIOS to roll back to your previous BIOS. Please let me know how that works for you, and if it does resolve your issue, please mark this post as a solution. Kudos would also be appreciated.  

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Software-and-How-To-Questions/Bios-update/td-p/5570595