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BIOS update

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#1 Dfields55


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Posted 12 June 2011 - 10:27 AM

I am new to the forum and if this is not the correct location for this post, please excuse me and direct me to the correct location. I have a Dell Studio 1555 Win 7,and the Dell Support Center tells me there is a BIOS update available. I had a Toshiba at one time and updated the BIOS on it as suggested by Toshiba and it trashed the computer, could not even start it up, had to send it back to the factory and of course took for ever to get it back. Now, I am very concerned about doing any updates to the BIOS. Dell is saying this is a critical BIOS update. Was wondering if any of the experts here may shed some light if this is something I should do or should not do? Thank you for any information you may be able to give on this.

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#2 petewills


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Posted 12 June 2011 - 11:04 AM

The general view would be 'If it ain't broke', etc.

What are the critical features of the BIOS update, do you need them.

If you Google 'Dell Studio 1555 Win 7 BIOS Update', you will find responses which indicate that it may not be a good idea.

Flashing the BIOS can be risky, as you already know. Your decision.

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