There are a few things to do first before updating your computer's BIOS.
Where it says 'BIOS from 1991-Present', there is a reference to AMI and the motherboard type, if it is a AMI approved motherboard.
However, in the BIOS Setup there is NO OPTION for SATA Controller and other Configurations.
It’s a set of code that resides on a chip on yours system’s motherboard. Value against “System Mode” will be your exact system model. In the search results, click on the model that exactly matches yours. Click under the “Operating systems in English:” and select your operating system you noted down earlier. Copy its extraction path, which will be something like c:\SWSetup\SP73917. When the extraction is complete, press Windows key E.
On some systems, BIOS settings menu is accessible by pressing the F2 or F6 key.
You may have to try them all or search against your system model on the HP webpage.
Contact your local computer repair shop, or call your computer makers support line for advice.
is sometimes necessary because, like any other software, improvements are made to improve stability and performance.
In the search results, click on the model that exactly matches yours. Click under the “Operating systems in English:” and select your operating system. Copy its extraction path, which will be something like c:\SWSetup\SP73917. When the extraction is complete, press Windows key E. The numbers might be changed in your file name, the “E” character at last is always the same. Select the option “Create a bootable USB disk on key” And click OK.
This reference looks something like: AMIS875-P, signifying an Series S875 AMI Motherboard (it actually says AMI123-P on the image above as an example).
If you computer does not have an AMI reference, refer to your computer providers web site for guidance. Do you know of a better, easier way to update your AMI BIOS than what is described in this tutorial?
Installing the latest BIOS can resolve these issues.
Note, however, that a BIOS upgrade can render a computer inoperable if something goes wrong.
In the result list below, click on ( ) sign beside BIOS category to expand it if you can see one. In the explorer window, paste the previously copied file path on the address bar above and press Enter to navigate to it. Attach a USB and back up the data from it when it says Insert the USB to be formatted and click OK. In the HP USB Disk Storage Format Tool window, select FAT32 from the dropdown menu of File System and click Start.