Updating bios help
Asus M5A97 R2.0I was wondering whether to update the BIOS or not.
Searched many forums on the internet and people say "you should only update it when really there is a need or else just leave it be".
This guide is intended to assist you in locating BIOS updates and chipset drivers to ensure that your system is in top working order.
The primary function of your system's BIOS is to recognize and initiate all of your system's hardware so it is ready to be used.
Depending on who you talk to, you’ll quickly find that there is no one answer.
In this article, that’s what I am going to try and answer.
As as computer user, you’ve probably heard of the BIOS by now, which stands for Basic Input/Output System.
It’s that blue DOS-like screen that pops up if you press F8 or F2 while the computer is starting. It’s code that is stored on a chip attached to your motherboard and is the first code that is run when your computer starts.
See also: How to install Windows 7 Before you start, heed this warning: if something goes wrong during the BIOS update, your computer could be rendered useless.
If there's a power cut, or the computer gets turned off while updating, it could mean that it's unable to boot at all.