Regarding bios updates, I would only ever apply one of these if the update corrected an error I was experiencing or added functionality that I needed.
I like to keep my software, utilities, anti-virus, and so on, up-to-date; generally when a new update/version is issued. Since my computer is fairly new and appears to be operating normally, is it necessary to update the BIOS, motherboard chip-sets, and so forth? I mean, I know that "if it ain't broke, don't fix it"!
But I just want to be alright with either keeping what I've got or update it.
Before loading the files on to a USB open up the file and search for the following lines: This signals the part of the file that deals with updating FRU fields on the system including product part number, product serial number, & asset tag.
If you intend to update the FRU fields you will need to modify the FRUAREA line as shown below: The easiest method to update a BIOS is to connect a USB with the package files and boot into the EFI shell.
Reputable motherboard manufacturers constantly improve on their motherboard BIOS and regularly release BIOS updates.
These BIOS updates are important because they correct bugs and sometimes provide additional capabilities. new support driver versions and system bios update really that important if my notebook is running fine? Hi, For general updates to drivers and software, I would agree with your approach - if everythings working well, why bother updating.im a bit uneasy about installing /updating them, a bit afraid they might cause irregularities that i dont experience at this point in time. The only exception to this would be if the update corrects a security flaw.Our colleagues at Maximum PC have compiled a helpful list of motherboards with available Windows 10-ready driver and BIOS updates.They're continuously updating the list with links as new updates become available.In the following figure, you can see the list of changes in two BIOS updates for the ABIT NF7-S motherboard.