How to Upgrade the Bios for an Acer Laptop

Update Bios for an Acer Laptop

The basic input/output system, or BIOS, performs four critical tsks; it tests the system at startup, controls the behavior of the hardware, initializes the boot process and acts as an interface between an operating system and the hardware. If the BIOS on an Acer laptop contains bugs, random errors will occur when attempting to use the PC. installing the lates BIOS can resolve these issues. Note, however, that a BIOS upgrade can render a computer inoprable if something goes wrong. To avoid replacing the laptop altogather. and incurring an additional business expense. don't update the BIOS unless the laptop is malfunctioning and all other troubleshooting methods have failed.



Step 1; Connect the AC adapter to the laptop. Plug the adapter into an electrical outlet.



Step 2; Click Start. Enter "information" into the search box. Click "System information".



Step 3; Wait for the data to populate and then click "BIOS Version/Date." Write down the information listed.



Step 4; Open a Web broser and navigate to the Acer support site.



Step 5; Select "Notebook" from the list of products. Click "Select Your Product Model".



Step 6; Select "Aspire, Extensa", "Ferrari" or "TraferlMate" from the options and the select your product model. Click "Confirm".



Step 7; Click "BIOS". COmpare the version with that of the BIOS software installed on your Acer laptop. Ip the version is newer than the currently installade software, click the icon under "Download".



Step 8; Open the ZIP file once the download competes. Double-click "BIOS.bat" and follow the on-screen prompts to update the BIOS on the Acer laptop.

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