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Correction the bios update is for the Mainboard or motherboard for a PC. It not for the "memory"? To update your Bios you have to to know the precisely the model/brand of your mainboard before you can download the new bios file needed for the update from the manufacturer site.
There are precautions you need to heed before doing a bios update for the mainboard. In case of any eventualities or mistakes you made may render the mainboard useless!! If you are not 100% sure how to do it, get some professional help.
If you Mainboard is running ie with no errors!, it is advisable not to do the bios update unless recommended by the OEM manufacturer or you need to run a new function from the mainboard which is not included in the old bios.
Hope this helps.
Posted on Oct 05, 2010
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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Every system must store the BIOS password
information somewhere. If you are able to access the machine after it has been
booted successfully, you may be able to view the BIOS password. You must know
the memory address where the BIOS password is stored, and the format in which
the BIOS password is stored. Or, you must have a program that knows these
You can write your own program to read the
BIOS password from the CMOS memory on a PC by writing
the address of the byte of CMOS memory that you wish to read in port 0×370, and
then reading the contents of port 0×371.
!BIOS will recover the BIOS
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