Methods of updating BIOS of laptops

What is the way of updating BIOS of laptops?

Computers have many different working components within, and they all need to work well for the system to perform without problems. This is applicable to laptops too. Your laptop has a service known as BIOS and this service checks whether all the components on the system are working well. A laptop starts up only after the BIOS completes checks and ensures all components are working well. If some of the components of the system are not working, the system does not start up so as to avoid further damage. The BIOS on your laptop must be always kept up-to-date. Updating BIOS will enhance the performance of the system and also help speed up the system startup. BIOS updates for laptops usually come as utilities that can be downloaded and installed on the system.

The following details gives users more information regarding tips to avoid issues when updating BIOS on laptops:

  • Antivirus programs

  • Verify BIOS type

  • Stop unwanted services

Antivirus programs

Malware can cause many issues with the operation of computers. If your system has some kind of infection, then malware will interrupt all work being done on the system such as BIOS update so that the process will end and cause problems. Such problems can be avoided by installing a good antivirus program and removing the malware from the system before starting with the BIOS update.

Verify BIOS type

There are a very large numbers of computer manufacturers and these manufactures provide many different types of models. BIOS for different versions of computers maybe different and installing incorrect BIOS on the system can cause many problems with the operation of the system. Therefore, all laptop users updating the BIOS on the system are suggested to check and verify the version and the type of BIOS prior to the installation so that wrong BIOS will not be installed and system will not have subsequent issues.

Stop unwanted services

BIOS updates for laptops usually come as utilities that can be executed. When updating the BIOS of laptops, you are advised to stop all unwanted services on the system. This can be done using Task Manager of the system. Stopping unwanted services will ensure that BIOS updates will be smooth and that the process will not be interrupted in anyway.

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