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#1 Layback Bear

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Posted 26 July 2009 - 02:01 PM

If you computer is working just fine would it be a wise thing to update bios for mother board? :thumbsup: :flowers:

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Posted 26 July 2009 - 02:21 PM

No!

If it's working...why take the chance of breaking it?

I take the same approach with driver updates...if nothing is gained, why bother?

OTOH...if increased functionality of some type is provided by a BIOS update...by all means.

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Posted 26 July 2009 - 03:46 PM

THANKS for the input hamluis.

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Posted 26 July 2009 - 05:38 PM

If I buy a new motherboard I update to the newest bios as soon as I have the unit built, OS installed & it's running right.
The reason for this is if something goes wrong & the flash fails I can RMA the motherboard.

If it is a older unit, if it works right don't fix it !

The only reason to flash the bios on a older unit is to add support for newer CPU's if you are upgrading or if it will fix a problem you're having.
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Posted 02 August 2009 - 09:23 AM

I'm going to do as you both suggested. It's not broke don't mess with it. Thanks




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