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how to know the correct version of bios for update

Q: how to know the correct version of bios for update

Hi,
How to know the correct version of bios to get updated and how to do in running windows?
Will the bios update create some new menu in my bios? if not, what is the use of bios update?
Why driver update program like drivermax does not find updates for bios?
Can i add any item in Boot priority menu and make it workable thro registry tricks

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A: how to know the correct version of bios for update

My rules of the thumb when it comes to bios updates (flash)

1. Always use the motherboard manual instruction to do a bios flash.

2. Only do a bios flash if the problem you are having is listed in the bios information as a repair for the problem you are having.

3. Never do a bios flash just because their is a new one. If your not having a problem leave the bios alone.

Example: Here is my bios on the system I'm typing from now.

BIOS
Brand American Megatrends Inc.
Version 0502
Date 11/16/2010

I'm not having any problems so I leave the 2010 bios alone.
If I do get a problem 99.9% of the time it's not caused by the bios version.

As far as I know you can't flash the bios from within Windows 7.
Your bios is installed on/in the motherboard not in Window 7 registry.

On some motherboards if a bios flash goes a muck your motherboard will become unusable. Possibly the motherboard manufacture will repair it.

Driver update programs like drivermax will most likely do nothing but cause problem. Install a bunch of PUP's and be very difficult to remove completely.

http://www.sevenforums.com/drivers/389087-how-know-correct-version-bios-update.html
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A:BIOS update - my OS version isn't listed in the BIOS version...

Dear Customer, BIOS update is for the Chipset and doesnt matter if the unit has WIN 8 or WIN 10.As it says BIOS-Basic Input Output SystemThe BIOS is a computer chip on the motherboard.We still recommend you to update the unit with latest available BIOS VER for chipset to perform better.   Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee

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First you have to go to whatever site it is for your pc and see if there is an update. If there is download it then run it.

Some free advice. If your bios is working fine, and there`s no need to update it, then dont.

It could make things worse.

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/193764-how-do-i-update-my-bios-version-a03-a11-a10.html
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Am I on the right track
 

A:update bios version

Just becasue you are changing OS's doesn't mean you need to flash your BIOS. The info you gave us will not help you find the update either. You need the BIOS number from boot up. If you go to motherboard.org they will give you tips on finding this information.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/update-bios-version.77268/
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EDIT: From system specs, this is what the full description of the current BIOS version is:





BIOS Version: American Megatrends Inc. K54C.204, 2012-01-20



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A:BIOS version .. to update or not

There should be information with the download about what is updated. I always read that. It's a shame if a BIOS update fails but even worse if there's nothing you really needed in the new code. Also you should check if there's a way to revert to the current version even if the new install has an error.

I haven't had a PC go dead doornail on me. But I had it happen on a $240 external modem. Not fun.

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A:Bios version update?

A08 is the latest BIOS for the 5547.
<<www.dell.com/support/home/us/en/19/product-support/product/inspiron-15-5547-laptop/drivers/advanced#simpledrivers>>
Do you have the Dell quickset utility loaded?  That's used to adjust the backlight settings.

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A:BIOS version update

Hi @Vikesh_navin?, It's not compulsory to update BIOS post Win10 Upgrade.  You may continue to use the unit as it is. And as of now BIOS update is not available for Win10 on hp website. Please find below the drivers link for HP ENVY TouchSmart 15-j052nr Notebook PC. http://support.hp.com/us-en/drivers/selfservice/hp-envy-touchsmart-15-j000-notebook-pc-series/535498...  I hope that answers your question.  I am an HP employee, the opinions expressed here are my personal opinions, not of HP. Make it easier for other people to find solutions, by marking my answer ?Accept as Solution? if it solves your problem. ***Click on "Thumbs up" button to the left side of my post to acknowledge the post *** 

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A:M58/p: how to update BIOS to version 77 via CD-ROM

Download the CD ISO file, and 'burn' to a CD.   Boot from that CD, you may need to change the boot order in the BIOS if it doesn't go to that drive before the HD.   It may ask if you want to change the model and serial number, reply No. 
 
Burn a Disc Image from an ISO or IMG file in Windows 7
 

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A:BIOS update from version A02 to A08

Hi ,
Thank you for writing to us!
Checking if the BIOS update is complete and if there are any other issues on the system.
Thanks
Robin

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A:Got the wrong version installed. Need to install correct version

No need to uninstall. The new installer will clear the disk.

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A:Qosmo F60-111 - cannot update BIOS with version 2.70

Is original Win7 version that you got with your notebook preinstalled or do you use own OS version?

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A:Please help me update the BIOS to newer version

What problem do you have with your graphics card?

Unless absolutely necessary, it isn't generally recommended to update the BIOS.
 

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A:How to find out my bios version and update it?

type msinfo32 into the start/search field and hit Enter. There you`ll see what version and manufacturer you have. Then go to the website of that manufacturer and see whether they have any newer version. They usually provide the necessary tools for scanning and updating.
You can also check at the website of your PC manufacturer.

But why do you want to update the BIOS in the first place?

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A:How do I update my K8V SE Deluxe BIOS to latest version???

not an answer but after this you'll feel better

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A:correct version

Welcome to the forum. We are analyzing your log now and will have instructions soon.

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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/162081/help-reposted-on-the-correct-version-of-hijack-this/
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A:Solved: correct version of SP 3, In Home XP

A MS service pack is pretty much like a CD sitting on a shelf. Once they have made it available for download from Windows Update and offer to send you a free CD (for a small shipping and handling fee) it isn't going to change. From that point on, updates and patches are made available for download from Windows update.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-correct-version-of-sp-3-in-home-xp.807258/
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A:does ASUS P7P55D motherbored last Bios version (Version 2003) stable?

It's probably a good thing that you are scared.

A BIOS generally should not be updated unless you are having issues and have a strong reason to believe that a BIOS update will resolve those issues.

Why do you want to update the BIOS?

http://www.sevenforums.com/drivers/190292-does-asus-p7p55d-motherbored-last-bios-version-version-2003-stable.html
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A:How can I install correct version of Win7 over a copy?

Let's have a look at what you've got at present - it will affect any advice we give...

Please followthis tutorial and post an MGADiag report - then we can see what the problem is.

http://www.sevenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/234159-windows-genuine-activation-issue-posting-instructions.html

Ignore errors produced when clicking on theCopy button - they simply mean that the tool could not create the backup filesfor some reason. The data is still copied to the clipboard for pasting to yourresponse.

Please also statethe Version and Edition of Windows quoted on your COA sticker (if you have one)on the case of your machine (or inside the battery compartment), but do NOTquote the Key on the sticker!

https://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/howtotell/Hardware.aspx#PCPurchase

http://www.sevenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/374794-how-can-i-install-correct-version-win7-over-copy.html
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EDIT: Fixed, see post 10.
 

A:"Update" BIOS to a previous version

IF you updated your Bios you might need to also go into it and re-enable SLI.

Check it out!
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/update-bios-to-a-previous-version.118068/
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A:need help getting the correct bios for my rig

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http://www2010.gigabyte.com/Support/Motherboard/BIOS_Model.aspx?ProductID=3515
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/need-help-getting-the-correct-bios-for-my-rig.982739/
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System Information
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Time of this report: 2/1/2006, 18:58:36
Machine name: *********
Operating System: Windows XP Home Edition (5.1, Build 2600) Service Pack 2 (2600.xpsp_sp2_gdr.050301-1519)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: Dell Computer Corporation
System Model: Dimension 8300
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Memory: 510MB RAM
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A:How to correct a BIOS hack?

lexmarkx75 said:

I also have 127.0.0.0, 224.0.0.0, 0.0.0.0. as my netmask and network destination when I type netstat -r. Click to expand...

so do I. What is the problem. My internet works fine.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/how-to-correct-a-bios-hack.439129/
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Just added a couple of hours later:
I have one external esata hard drive -160gb seagate hard drive - forgot to mention although I implied, as such, but personally i like to see things myself before believing. Two internal a 250gb and 500gb seagate

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/what-are-correct-vcore-readins-in-p5e-bios.674260/
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A:dx4860-ub33p need correct p03.a3 bios rom says its...

mp3master69,
 
The reason there are other BIOS versions offered is for newer models of that series that required different BIOS versions. What you are currently using is the latest and most current BIOS we have for your unit.

http://community.acer.com/t5/Gateway-eMachines-and-Packard/dx4860-ub33p-need-correct-p03-a3-bios-rom-says-its-not-the-right/td-p/352614/jump-to/first-unread-message
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A:dx4860-ub33p need correct p03.a3 bios rom says its...

mp3master69,
 
The reason there are other BIOS versions offered is for newer models of that series that required different BIOS versions. What you are currently using is the latest and most current BIOS we have for your unit.

http://community.acer.com/t5/Gateway-eMachines-and-Packard/dx4860-ub33p-need-correct-p03-a3-bios-rom-says-its-not-the-right/td-p/352614
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A:BIOS Doesn't Show Correct RAM

Make sure that your motherboard supports 4GB of memory!
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/bios-doesnt-show-correct-ram.652741/
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A:USB Keyboard & BIOS Even With Correct Settings

That "USB keyboard support" is the setting you need to have enabled. If it is....you may try a new port. If that does not work you may try the latest bios. If you have the latest bios, you may try using the front panel USB or changing ports for the front panel and the keyboard in different combinations.

I just got a new P55 board and had the same issue but a flash cured it.

I would try a different port or mobo header if you have not done it already.

Good luck!!

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/25593-usb-keyboard-bios-even-correct-settings.html
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A:BIOS virus/rootkit? - Unknown threat by AVG - "Bios Update\Award" folders, BS_Flash.sys, BIOS.sys and a dozen of m...

Hi,Welcome to Bleeping Computer. My name is m0le and I will be helping you with your log.Please subscribe to this topic, if you haven't already. Click the Watch This Topic button at the top on the right.

Please avoid installing/uninstalling or updating any programs and attempting any unsupervised fixes or scans. This can make helping you impossible.

Please reply to this post so I know you are there.The forum is busy and we need to have replies as soon as possible. If I haven't had a reply after 3 days I will bump the topic and if you do not reply by the following day after that then I will close the topic.Once I receive a reply then I will return with your first instructions.Thanks

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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http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/conputer-wont-boot-from-cd-the-bios-order-is-correct-447602.html
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A:windows 10 update from version 1511 to 1607 anniversary update - does not update

Can you check to see what OS version you have? Check in settings > system > OS build. It should show something like 14393.5 or 14393.10

http://forums.windowscentral.com/windows-10/434091-windows-10-update-version-1511-1607-anniversary-update-does-not-update.html
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http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Boot-and-Lockup/How-to-restore-the-correct-BIOS-when-an-upgrade-doesn-t-work/td-p/5847769
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How to Troubleshoot a Problem by Performing a Clean Boot in Windows 8 and 8.1

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/correct-power-up-settings-in-bios-for-a-dell-optiplex-7010.1135830/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-169-254-ip-will-not-update-to-correct-one-help.722537/
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http://www.tenforums.com/software-apps/68463-update-tab-missing-java-control-panel-version-8-update-11-64-bit.html
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If you uninstall the "enhanced" Windows update, it should only try to update Windows, not other Microsoft applications.

Why is uninstalling Office 2003 not possible?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-update-tries-to-update-trial-version-of-office.496466/
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A:How do I correct the Windows update error 800B0100 & 80073712?

CheckSUR shows the following problems...

Code:
Unavailable repair files:
winsxs\manifests\amd64_microsoft-windows-r..s-regkeys-component_31bf3856ad364e35_7.1.7601.22947_none_7f90c927c288b059.manifest
winsxs\manifests\amd64_microsoft-windows-r..s-regkeys-component_31bf3856ad364e35_7.1.7601.18740_none_7f002870a9716207.manifest
winsxs\manifests\amd64_microsoft-windows-t..s-clientactivexcore_31bf3856ad364e35_7.2.7601.18582_none_47658fe606346d38.manifest
winsxs\manifests\x86_microsoft-windows-t..s-clientactivexcore_31bf3856ad364e35_7.2.7601.18582_none_eb46f4624dd6fc02.manifest
winsxs\manifests\amd64_microsoft-windows-t..s-clientactivexcore_31bf3856ad364e35_7.2.7601.22787_none_47f430091f4d88dc.manifest
winsxs\manifests\x86_microsoft-windows-t..s-clientactivexcore_31bf3856ad364e35_7.2.7601.22787_none_ebd5948566f017a6.manifest
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servicing\packages\Package_103_for_KB3023607~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.1.1.0.mum
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servicing\packages\Package_for_KB2984981_SP1~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.1.1.1.mum
servicing\packages\Package_for_KB2984981~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.1.1.1.mum
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