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If your computer is working properly, you do not need to update or flash your BIOS.
BIOS is, after all, a piece of software that needs to be regularly updated, just to the operating system or the apps in general.Please read the README files from your Mainboard manufacturer or PC manufacturer. I did this upgrade for my Dell Dimension 8100 PC via bootable CD(BIOS A06 to A09). I am appreciate your explanation, it is very informative and complete.this is a really good web site(easy to understand). when i update my dell inspiron 3542 BIOS then i mistakely off my pc by clicking power button and now it cannot open noy even screen ON Only Cooling fan is running slowing and LED Indicator is glow for 2 second when I press power button to SWITCH ON MY PC ... Thanks a lot Michael I looked in the and found this, 'Before updating the BIOS, users have to 'Disable' the 'Flash Part Write Protect' selection in 'Miscellaneous Control' of BIOS SETUP. /A = Refer to Options: /A /OAD = Refer to Options: /OAD /CLNEVNLOG = Refer to Options: /CLNEVNLOG Options: /Q = Silent execution /X = Don't Check ROM ID /CAF = Compare ROM file's data with Systems is different or not, if not then cancel related update. /R = Preserve ALL SMBIOS structure during programming /Rn = Preserve SMBIOS type N during programming(n=0-255) /B = Program Boot Block /P = Program Main BIOS /N = Program NVRAM /K = Program all non-critical blocks. /HOLE: = Update specific ROM Hole according to Rom Hole GUID. /CAPSULE = Override Secure Flash policy to Capsule /RECOVERY = Override Secure Flash policy to Recovery /EC = Program Embedded Controller Block. BIN" /sn = don't save the old BIOS /cks = Show Update Binfile Checksum /R = reset System after Programming Attention: this Howto describes only a BIOS update according to standard, how it should work on most mainboards with AMI-BIOS, AWARD-BIOS or PHOENIX-BIOS. After the flashtool has successfully updated your BIOS, it normally should display a short message like "100% OK, please restart the PC", but we still have to do some things before restarting the PC: Everything ok? Commands: /O = Save current ROM image to file /U = Display ROM File's ROMID /S = Refer to Options: /S /D = Verification test of given ROM File without flashing BIOS. /E = Program Embedded Controller Block /ME = Program ME Entire Firmware Block. /A = Oem Activation file /OAD = Delete Oem Activation key /CLNEVNLOG = Clear Event Log. /cc = clear CMOS after Programming /cd = clear DMI after Programming /cp = clear PNP(ESCD) after Programming /py = program Flash Memory /pn = don't program Flash Memory /sy = save the old BIOS to: "OLDBIOS.