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Updating bios with usb

Note the difference between the BIOS above with the newer MSI Click BIOS 4 below.The advent of UEFI BIOS 2.2 TB) storage systems which wouldn’t function on the legacy BIOS.

The process derives its name from the BIOS’ use of flash, rather than mechanical, memory.UEFI BIOS updates are comprised of two main files: You’ll note that you can’t open the EXE file like a regular executable file.Rather than installing it, the file must be flashed.The general recommendation is: you’re fine, until you start noticing hardware compatibility issues.Here we’ll show you how to safely update your UEFI BIOS.Once you’ve saved your files to your USB drive’s root folder, plug it into your computer and restart the PC.

Afterward, enter your BIOS and locate the flash option. There are two categories in the above case: BIOS and BIOS ME.

BIOS versions can differ from one to the other, though rarely by much.

Upgrading your BIOS version, or installing a previous version, can allow for different capabilities.

Carefully consider which version of your BIOS you’d like to use.

If you’d like to check your BIOS version, open your command prompt again and type in the following; I currently have version 1.8 installed on my PC.

It is recommended you install the latest versions of all software, including your BIOS, to ensure maximum compatibility and protection.