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Ways to update BIOS in HP ProBook®
What are the ways for HP ProBook BIOS update?
HP ProBook is a laptop computer series from HP. They introduced number of laptop computersin this series. HP ProBook 4320s, HP ProBook 4520s etc are some important laptop computers in this series. A major role of BIOS in your HP ProBook computer is to load and start the OS installed in your system. When a computer is switched on, first job is to initialize and recognize system the hardware devices like hard disk, and mouse, keyboard, video card, CD/DVD drive etc. At times, you need to update your BIOS in your system. Updating your BIOS helps you to accommodate newer processors and add new features. If you are not sure to about the methods to update BIOS, you could get help and support from HP.
Find below the information on BIOS ways to install the latest BIOS update for the HP ProBook series of notebooks:
- BIOS mode
- Importance of BIOS
- Ways to update
The BIOS setting is incorporated with the computer system and it is run by a computer when it is switched on. Its role is to load and start the operating system installed in a computer system. When a system is switched on, the BIOS would initialize and recognize system devices such as the video display card, hard disk, and mouse, keyboard, CD/DVD drive and other hardware which are connected to the system.
Importance of BIOS
The BIOS software of HP ProBook computer is stored on a non-volatile chip which is inbuilt on the mother board of the system. BIOS settings help you to configure the hardware devices in your computer, which include system clock settings and in enabling or disabling the system components. When the system meets with a serious issue, it is safe and easy to enter the BIOS and make necessary changes.
To update the BIOS, you need to go to the official website of the manufacturer. You need to access HP’s driver support tool to get the list of available updates. Then you need to search through the list of updates for BIOS by your system’s model. Download the BIOS update and create a bootable USB drive using the downloaded file. Restart your computer and boot it up with the USB drive. This will help you to update the BIOS of your laptop.
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