This guide will help you flash (update) your BIOS by taking the right precautions and walking you through each step.
There are several ways to see your BIOS version from within Windows, and they work the same on PCs with a traditional BIOS or a newer UEFI firmware.
Note: Occasionally you will need to install a previous version before updating to the latest version.
This info is usually found in the "Important Information" section.
Manufacturers often release updates to their computers’ BIOSes.
If you built your own computer, a BIOS update would come from your motherboard vendor.
If the recovery key is not known this can result in data loss or an unnecessary operating system re-install.