BIOS upgrades.

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  1. vutonium

    vutonium New Member

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    Hi.
    I just wanna know what's a BIOS upgrade and when is it needed.
    Where can I find new BIOS for my PC? I use a PIII machine. The BIOS in my PC is as follows:
    Program: Unicore BIOS Agent Version 1.9
    BIOS Date: 10/04/01
    BIOS Type: Award Modular BIOS v6.00PG
    BIOS ID: 10/04/2001-i810-NS366-6A69MV3PC
    BIOS Eval: BIOS-N-2M (2K011004)
    Chipset: Intel Whitney 82810E rev 3
    Superio: NSC 363 rev 12 found at port 2Eh
    Can anyone please find it for me? Atleast provide me with links
     
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    zegulas Traceur

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    Ya, your BIOS is 5 years old and if you upgrade it then maybe your PC will become a bit fast, but take my advice, unless there is some problem with the BIOS, don't take the risk to update it orelse if something goes wrong while updating the BIOS, your motherboard 'may' get damaged forever.
     
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    kalpik In Pursuit of "Happyness"

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    ^^ Never ever will a BIOS upgrade make your PC faster.. And NEVER flash a perfectly running system..
     
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    Tushar.bar New Member

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    go intel's site for newer bios update for u r mother board
    remember remember remember remember remember remember
    1>Cheque the update is for u r mother board
    2>read carefully "read me"
    3>make sure that u know what r u doing
    wish u a very happy bios update
     
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    MysticHalo Your Maker.

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    Search the mobo manufactureres site for BIOS revision.
    WARNING:plz check what updts have been made to the current available version over the version u have, and whether those updates r a pure necessity for u, else dont go for a hassling upgrade(thats what upgrading BIOS is). Though i dont feel that its gonna damage ur mobo, but perfect execution is trouble free....but y bother widout ne need. ;)
     
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    i think a old mobo
    may be support for this motherboard is discontinued
     
  7. Ankur Gupta

    Ankur Gupta Wandering in time...

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    yeah i also had the same and after a lot of searching also i cudnt find a free bios update though there was a paid version on manufacturers site
     
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    My Board is quite old. The manufacturer doesn't support it anymore. Anyways thanx.
    Forum lock requested.
     
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    Updating bios will only make motherboard more stable and supporting some new features, if mentioned. Thats it.
     
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