If your computer is working properly, you do not need to update or flash your BIOS.
In any case, should you wish to, we recommend that you do not try to update your BIOS yourself, but instead take it to a computer technician who may be better equipped to do it. Once the System Information Tool opens, you can check the BIOS version.
One can also run a command in CMD to check the BIOS version.
Click on “Start Button” and press Run, once the Run box appears type system info and then press OK.
The updates usually bake in enhancements and fixes which will eventually help the software maintain its compatibility with the hardware and the software.
That being said unlike most of the other apps the BIOS needs to be updated manually, and that’s precisely the very thing that we will be explaining in this segment.
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That being said the update procedure might vary slightly from product to product.
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As we explained earlier the BIOS update process is slightly different for different brands and in order to leave no stones unturned, we will also be taking you through steps to update the BIOS for HP systems.
Well, in case you own a Lenovo laptop the best way to update the BIOS would be to use the Lenovo System Update which is supported on Think Pad, Think Centre, Think Station, Lenovo V, B, K, and E-Series.
It is also worth mentioning that the OEM’s stop updating the BIOS for some of the machines after a certain time span. One can also download the Now, this is the easiest part and I have been using this method to update the BIOS on my HP Laptop since quite some time.
The motherboard manufacturers to have their own BIOS update applications and all you need to do is press a button and voila! It’s always advisable to turn off firewalls and other security software since they could meddle with the process.
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