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¹ownloading a BIOS update
CA·TION:
To reduce the risk of damage to the computer or an unsuccessful installation, download and
install a BIOS update only when the computer is connected to reliable external power using the AC adapter. Do
not download or install a BIOS update while the computer is running on battery power, docked in an optional
docking device, or connected to an optional power source. During the download and installation, follow these
instructions:
Do not disconnect power from the computer by unplugging the power cord from the AC outlet.
Do not shut down the computer or initiate Sleep.
Do not insert, remove, connect, or disconnect any device, cable, or cord.
NOTE:
If your computer is connected to a network, consult the network administrator before installing any
software updates, especially system BIOS updates.
1.
Type
support
in the taskbar search box, and then select the
¸P Support Assistant
app.
– or –
Click the question mark icon in the taskbar.
2.
Click
·pdates
, and then click
Check for updates and messages
.
3.
Follow the on-screen instructions.
4.
At the download area, follow these steps:
a.
Identify the most recent BIOS update and compare it to the BIOS version currently installed on your
computer. If the update is more recent than your BIOS version, make a note of the date, name, or
other ³¶·Q²³Ƭ·´µ You may need this information to locate the update later, after it has been
downloaded to your hard drive.
b.
Follow the on-screen instructions to download your selection to the hard drive.
Make a note of the path to the location on your hard drive where the BIOS update is downloaded.
You will need to access this path when you are ready to install the update.
BIOS installation procedures vary. Follow any instructions that appear on the screen after the download is
complete. If no instructions appear, follow these steps:
1.
Type
file
in the taskbar search box, and then select
File Explorer
.
2.
Click your hard drive designation. The hard drive designation is typically Local Disk (C:).
3.
Using the hard drive path you recorded earlier, open the folder that contains the update.
4.
Double-click the ƬÀ· that has an .exe extension (for example,
Ƭ±HQD²H
.exe).
The BIOS installation begins.
5.
Complete the installation by following the on-screen instructions.
NOTE:
After a message on the screen reports a successful installation, you can delete the downloaded ƬÀ·
from your hard drive.
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Chapter 9
Using Setup Utility (BIOS)
Sample