Because BIOS flashing is potentially risky, if you do not encounter problems using the current version of BIOS, it is recommended that you not flash the BIOS. Inadequate BIOS flashing may result in system malfunction.
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It’s a set of statements code that resides on a chip on yours system’s motherboard.
When a computer boot up, it looks in the chip for BIOS for instructions on where to find the operating system and among many other things, BIOS is also further responsible for facilitating communication between the core operating system and the hardware.
Updating BIOS can be somewhat complicated procedure, so today we’re going to show you how to flash your BIOS on Windows 10.
Flashing your BIOS is an advanced procedure, and if you don’t perform it properly you can cause major damage to your PC.
The whole BIOS updating procedure should be treated with extreme caution.
If you do not encounter any system instability or bugs with the current BIOS version, we suggest that you keep it.
Periodically you may need to update (flash) the bios to add new functionality, such as compatibility with a new CPU or Ram.
Adding a new hard drive , video card and DVD drive will also show up in the bios and checking it to see if the device registered with the bios is a way to confirm it's compatible. It is not necessary to update the bios simply because a newer one is available, you should only update the bios if there is a need to do so.
In most cases, nothing will go wrong at all, but it's important to know that there's an associated risk and not to treat the process too lightly.
It's good to have a spare copy of all important files from your PC before you start.
In most cases you don’t even have to update your BIOS unless there’s a major problem with your hardware.