How To Update BIOS On Windows 8/8.1/10

What bios stand for Basic Input-Output System is the core software or driver which loads very first when we turn our computer. It also interacts with your system data like to hard disk to RAM (Random Access Memory).

BIOS is an integral part of your computer and comes with it when you bring it home. (In contrast, the operating system can either be pre-installed by the manufacturer or vendor or installed by the user.) BIOS is a program that is made accessible to the microprocessor on an erasable programmable read-only memory (EPROM) chip. When you turn on your computer, the microprocessor passes control to the BIOS program, which is always located at the same place on EPROM.

What problems causes with an outdated BIOS?

BIOS is the backbone of your operating system, and if you don’t update it on time, it may lead to some serious problems like listed below-

  • If your system has quad-core CPU, with outdated BIOS, your computer can’t recognize it properly, and it treats as single core CPU only.
  • The computer takes lots of time when your turn it on.
  • The system performs badly which feels irritating.
  • Outdated BIOS also leads to some Windows errors.
  • Fans speeds diverge badly from the given presets.
  • A new graphic card might fail to be addressed etc….

How To Update BIOS On Windows

You can update your BIOS by following some simple steps-

Step 1-

Firstly, find your current version of BIOS, for that you need to open “Run Box” by pressing Windows+R keys together. Now type msinfo32¬†and check for latest version and date. If it’s outdated, you’re good to leave it else apart.

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Step 2-

The next step is backup your BIOS version. You can find the option in Backup and Tools section.

Step 3-

Now download the¬†latest version of BIOS on manufacturer’s official website, just download it on your hard-disk.

Step 4-

Once the latest version of BIOS updated on your device, run it by double clicking and wait for few seconds. It will ask to restart your system to get update process completed.

Step 5-

Restart your computer and follow the instructions given on the screen of equipment. Wait… You system BIOS will automatically be updated. Now update any outdated drivers of your machine for adding new features and functionality.


There are lots of people facing issues while updating their BIOS system and sometimes they lead to any serious trouble. Here is the exact guide to update BOIS software and driver on Windows 7/8/8.1/10. Don’t forget to take backup of your current BIOS while going to update for the next version. If you stuck at any steps, the comment box is open for discussion. Utilize it….