can u upgrade the bios version
February 11, 2007 10:54pm CST
• United States
12 Feb 07
if you have a BioStar motherboard they have a nifty utility called WinFlash that you can flash your BIOS right from windows. But you should not flash (upgrade) your bios unless you are having a problem. Usually a bios upgrade will not increase system performance, but it can add extra features, i.e. some older computers wouldn't accept hard drives over a certain amount of gigabytes, and a bios upgrade fixes that.
12 Feb 07
you can download and install updated bios for motherboard frm manufacturer website.intall new bios as follows: 1)if your motherboard has a bios protection jumper,change the setting to allow bios flashing 2)if your motherboard has an item called firmware write protection in advanced bios feature,disable it 3)create a bootable system disk(refer win online help for dis creation) 4)download the flash utility and new bios file from manufacturer's website.copy these files to the system diskette you created in step 3 5)turn of ur comp and insert the diskette(u might need to run setup utility and change boot priority items to advanced bios features setup page,to force ur comp to boot frm floppy disk drive first) 6)at the A:\ prompt,type flash utility name and press 7)type the filename of the new bios in the file name to program text box.follow onscreen directions to update bios 8)when installation complete,remove floopy restart.if mainboard has flash bios jumper,reset the jumper to protect the newly intalled bios frm being overwritten
12 Feb 07
yes definitely you can upgrade the version of the bios of their motherboard by going to the site of their motherboard make and then downloading it but I do not have the information is on how to install the upgraded patch on your motherboard. I think it will be available on the website in the health section on how to install that. It is a nice thing to update the bios version of your computer's motherboard but I have never done it so this is the max I can help you.