View Full Version : BIOS & Updates

31-05-2010, 04:24 PM
Hi There If you all excuse my limited knowledge in the PC tech area (I'm learning a lot from PressF1's great bunch of excellent advisors as well as from troubleshooters!), I have always wondered why there is no BIOS updates advice issued by motherboard makers as we get from OSs/software makers from time to time?

Also, how much it is important to browse for these updates regardless of whether there are troubleshooting bugs to be fixed or not. Thanks.

Speedy Gonzales
31-05-2010, 04:31 PM
A BIOS doesn't get updated as often as windows. Thats why you have to go to the mobos site, download the update, and update it yourself. It depends WHAT the update does, on whether you update the BIOS or not. In some cases, you've got no choice but to update the BIOS (ie: If you're building a PC, and the BIOS thats on the mobo, doesnt support the CPU). Otherwise the thing wont turn on. The site will tell you HOW to update, and the dangers (if you do it wrong)

31-05-2010, 04:37 PM
Excellent Speedy, thanks buddy.