BIOS stands for basic input/output system, is the program used by the microprocessor of a personal computer to manage the data flow between the operating system of computers and other attached devices like video adapter, hard disk, mouse, printer and keywords, etc.
Updating BIOS is very important to make sure the functionality of these connected devices and other functions of a computer system. Before any issue outbreaks into your system, update BIOS and do this process carefully to avoid any damages. If you need help to update BIOS, find below the right process to accomplish this task successfully.
Find and Note down the BIOS Version Number
Before you download and install BIOS into your HP laptop, take a paper and pencil to note down the BIOS version installed into your system. In the windows search box, type “msinfo32.exe” to open system information where you will find system summery showing BIOS version with a date. Note down this BIOS version and proceed to the next section to find the processor type.
Find Out the Processor Type in your PC
Different computers have different models you need to find out which processor is used into your HP laptop. As different processor needs different BIOS, so note down the processor name, type and its version before downloading or installing BIOS on your PC. To know the BIOS and processor version you can get HP laptop technical support with back-to-back online help for any other issues related with BIOS settings.
Search and Download BIOS Updates
Go to HP website and find driver & software update page, where you can find file to download BIOS of your version. When you find that, click on download on your system or you can also download that on any other system and install into this system. Make sure check the version and system compatibility before downloading the BIOS version.
Install and Update BIOS on your HP Laptop
When you successfully download, click the setup file to install this latest version of BIOS into your system. The installation process will take few minutes, wait till the processes completed. After updating BIOS, restart your computer and check BIOS update status through system summary under system information. If you face any technical problem you can ask for help offered by HP tech support for solving such issues online.