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Old 01-02-2008, 06:33 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So I just reformatted or whatever it's called, and to run a couple of things on my computer before I had to do some updates to my motherboard, but it's been so long I don't remember how to do such, and I don't remember how to find out what type of motherboard I have. How can you find out what type of motherboard you have? and what's the website to update motherboards? hmm..


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Default Re: Motherboard update

There should be no need for you to update your motherboard if you just did a re-install of your OS.

Updates to your motherboard should only be done in Windows for drivers, not BIOS ones, which I am going to assume you are doing unless you have a stability issue.

If you do and you are changing the BIOS, you can use this article which will explain how to decipher your BIOS serial number:

Deciphering the BIOS Serial Number | Hardware Secrets

Hopefully that helps.

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^ Yeah theres no point in flashing the BIOS unless its being unstable. And the website depends on the manufacturer of your board which can be found out using a program called CPU-Z.
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