Updating the bios with the bios utility

17 Apr

Dear Forum members, I have a Toshiba Satellite Pro L300-EZ1521 Part Number PSLB9U-047011 which had is stuck at Toshiba logo.

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To use a command, open a Command Prompt window — press Windows Key R, type cmd into the Run dialog, and press Enter.

Run the following command: You can also find your BIOS’s version number in the System Information window.

If you do not encounter any system instability or bugs with the current BIOS version, we suggest that you keep it.

If you determine to flash BIOS, you are taking a personal risk of BIOS flash failure.

The BIOS or UEFI firmware is the software that comes installed on your PC motherboard by default and that detects and controls the built-in hardware including hard drives, video cards, USB ports, memory, etc.

There are several ways to see your BIOS version from within Windows, and they work the same on PCs with a traditional BIOS or a newer UEFI firmware.

Some computers, including Dell, show you the BIOS version number when the computer first boots up.

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In the System Summary section, you should see an item called BIOS Version/Date. Another easy way to determine your BIOS version without rebooting the machine is to open a command prompt and type in the following command: And you’ll see several keys related to the BIOS, including System Bios Date, System Bios Version, Video Bios Date, and Video Bios Version.

Another method to determine the BIOS version on your computer is to simply restart the computer.