Updating bios no floppy
Unlike Windows and Anti-Virus program updates which are usually automatic, BIOS has to be updated manually.
Dell provides an easy to use self installing update package that allows this task to be performed relatively easily.
On Windows 10 type msinfo32 into Search and press Return On earlier Windows versions, to view the System Information screen, click on the Start Button and click Run, in the Run box type msinfo32 and press OK Once the System Information window opens, make sure System Summary is highlighted in the left navigation window, and look for BIOS Version/Date in the right summary window (Figure 4) Figure 4: System Information You can also check the BIOS version from the command prompt.
Like Operating System and driver revisions, the update contains feature enhancements or changes that will help keep your system software current and compatible with other system modules (hardware, firmware, drivers and software) as well as providing security updates and increased stability.Newer releases of BIOS can provide improvements to Hardware compatibility, improved Diagnostics, as well as Security updates and Increased stability.Once you have established that you require a BIOS update you can download the newer version from the Dell support page com/drivers The video below will give you a visual guide on how to Update your system BIOS.The BIOS also contains instructions that the PC uses to perform basic instructions, such as whether to Boot from Network or Hard drive, which drive to Boot from first.BIOS is also used to identify and configure hardware components in a computer such as the hard drive, floppy drive, optical drive, CPU, memory, Plug and Play devices etc.