Restart your computer and press or hold down the appropriate key to enter your system BIOS. However it may be F2 or F8 on some laptops and desktop systems.You can also locate your current BIOS while in Windows.Your current BIOS version will be listed under “BIOS Version/Date”.Now you can download your motherboard’s latest BIOS update and update utility from the manufacturer’s website.If you determine to flash BIOS, you are taking a personal risk of BIOS flash failure.Please contact your supplier or our distributors/resellers for further remedy in case system crashes unfortunately because of BIOS flash failure.If you specifically need this new hardware, then it’s probably worth taking the risk to install it.
Not all computers will have the same BIOS manufacturer, let alone the same exact process, but they all share similar steps and precautions.On Windows 7, you can search the Start menu for System Information to find it.On Windows 8, it’s more hidden — but you can still launch the System Information panel on Windows 8.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.To use a command, open a Command Prompt window — press Windows Key R, type cmd into the Run dialog, and press Enter.Run the following command: You can also find your BIOS’s version number in the System Information window.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.All intellectual property rights, including without limitation to copyright and trademark of this work and its derivative works are the property of, or are licensed to, GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. The BIOS version number is displayed on the System Summary pane. Different motherboards use different utilities and procedures, so there’s no one-size-fits-all set of instructions here.However, you’ll perform the same basic process on all motherboards.The simplest way to update a BIOS is via USB, and today in the Ge Force Garage we'll show you how. To update your BIOS, first check your currently installed BIOS version.It’s easy to determine your currently installed BIOS.This will render your computer unbootable — it’ll be “bricked.” Your computer’s BIOS version is displayed in the BIOS setup menu itself, but you don’t have to reboot to check this version number.