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How to Do The Firmware Update including BIOS and Chipset

Method of Firmware Update

Each vendor has its own way to do the firmware update including the BIOS and chipset, and firmware. Clearly, the easiest way is to go to the vendor website for Driver and Downloads and download and install manually. In addition, there is an installed application running on the taskbar. Some methods are cumbersome moreover already obsolete.

Here’s the 2021 updates.

The Step by Step Solution

Dell

Firstly, log in as Administrator to the machine that needs to update the firmware.

Open up browser – i.e. Chrome

Go to Dell.com or Dell.com.au

Under Support, select the View All Support option.

Firmware update

Clearly, if the machine is not listed, you will see the link to download and install SupportAssist. Click the link.

Follow the step to install.

Once it’s done, go back to the View All Support page and you will see under THIS PC is the model of the Dell laptop or desktop with the Service Tag.

Click the Dell model name.

Click the Drivers and Downloads link.

Firmware update

If it is not up-to-date, click the Check for Updates button.

This will list the updated firmware including BIOS and chipset.

Above all, continue to do the updates.

NOTES:

In some cases, the update requires to reboot the machine. If there is a Windows Updates, then run this update first. 
Then run this procedure again under View All Support page. If it is needed to restart, then restart the machine.

Most common firmware updates:
BIOS, Intel Chipset, Intel Wi-Fi, Intel Bluetooth
Intel Ethernet, Intel Rapid Storage

HP

Like Dell above, log in as Administrator to the machine that needs to update the firmware.

Open up browser – i.e. Chrome

Go to hp.com or hp.com.au

Under Support, select the Software and Drivers option.

Select the Laptop option.

Click the Let HP detect your product button.

To be continued!!!

Toshiba

Toshiba does not have a support assistance application like Dell or HP. You need to have the serial number ready of the device. You can find this at the base of the laptop.

Open up browser – i.e. Chrome

Go to the https://anz.dynabook.com/

Click the Support and then Download section.

Enter the serial number and click the Go button.

Select the firmare that needs to be updated and download it.

Install the firmare accordingly.

Reboot the device.

Microsoft

TBA

Apple

TBA

Final Say

If you have reached the end of this article, congratulation. Hopefully, we have been able to shed some light on outlining how to update the BIOS, chipset, and other firmware.

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