Need Help On Bios Update

  smeetle 19:17 19 Oct 2009

Hi all,i have been trying to find if there is a bios update out there for my old pc, isProgram: BIOS Agent Version 3.61
BIOS Date: 04/17/01
BIOS Type: Award Modular BIOS v6.00PG
BIOS ID: 04/17/2001-8363-686B-6A6LMM49C
OEM Sign-On: W6340MS V4.2B2 041701 14:02:21
Chipset: VIA 82C305 rev 3
Superio: VIA 686 rev 64 found at port 7h
CPU: AMD-K7 1200 Mhz
BIOS ROM In Socket: Yes
BIOS ROM Size: 256K
Memory Installed: 512 MB
Memory Maximum: Unknown
Memory Slot 01: 256 MB
Memory Slot 02: 256 MB
ACPI Revision: 1.0, Inc.
1-800-800-BIOS (2467)
click here
all the details of my bios at present.

  SB23 20:41 19 Oct 2009

Why are you wanting to update?

I've never updated mine, as they say, "if it ain't broke" etc, etc.

  smeetle 20:56 19 Oct 2009

Hi SB23

I was told if i upgraded to a newer bios it would improve my pc no end,as you say if it aint broke,im kinda new to all this,and took it as said that updating was the in thing.

  MAT ALAN 21:05 19 Oct 2009

I was told if i upgraded to a newer bios it would improve my pc no end

taking into consideration the speed of your processor and the amount of memory you have even if there was an update i doubt it would make any diference...

  SB23 21:09 19 Oct 2009

I've always been told to leave well alone, unless your having problems. An example, my pc is 7 years old, and its bios has never been touched, there is one available but I have never bothered.

  smeetle 21:17 19 Oct 2009

Thanks SB23,MAT ALAN,i think i will stay well clear of that one,have just been reading of the many pitfalls in flashing the bios.Think i,ll just add some more RAM.

  sunnystaines 13:16 20 Oct 2009

only ever updated bios once and the software tool provided by the motherboard [MSI] did it all within windows, held my breath but all went ok.

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