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Old 12-08-2006, 03:45 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default what is one reason to flash a bios

I know the danger of flashing the bios is if i upgraded my hardware and my bios cannot detect the piece of my hardware because if something happens with my bios firmware it may become corrupt and my computer will become useless. But I don't know the good reason to flash a bios.

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Old 12-08-2006, 10:05 PM   #2 (permalink)
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If you are wanting to run a larger hard drive than your BIOS can handle, and a firmware upgrade will make it so you can without spending a lot on other stuff, that would be a good reason to flash the BIOS.

However, it is definitely a good idea to only flash the BIOS if you *need* to, not just if you *want* to.

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