Updating bios cpu support
Can you still get into BIOS and flash it without the correct CPU?For example, does it automatically downgrade from 6-core to 4-core so you can at least get into BIOS and flash it?
So how do I update my bios without being able to use my CPU? 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.There's an element of risk just flashing a normal BIOS, and especially when you start modifying it, so please attempt this mod at your own risk (and only if you're experiencing some problem).We highly recommend that you don't flash the modified BIOS unless you've verified the microcode was added correctly.If you accidentally remove the microcode that your processor needs, your system may fail to boot.
We are not responsible if your system is damaged while attempting this. LGA 775 BIOSes are usually around 1024 KB in size, so look for a file about that size. If it isn't the right file, MMTOOL will let you know.
Also how do i got about updating all the other updates that are available for my MB is there a away to download all off them at once and install them at once or do I have to go one by one?
A computer's Basic Input-Output System (BIOS) is embedded software on a motherboard.
You can enter the system BIOS or Setup on a Dell PC by pressing F2 at the Dell loading screen.
(Figure 1) Figure 1: BIOS Loading Screen Or by pressing F12 and selecting BIOS Setup from the menu.
If your CPUID ends in an "h" and you don't see a microcode with an "h" on the end, just ignore the "h" because it isn't actually part part of the CPUID. When you unzip the microcode file, you'll see a bunch of individual microcode files that have filenames like this:cpu0001067a_plat00000044_ver00000a0b_date20100928You'll want to set aside all of the microcode files with your processor's CPUID. Execute the following command from a DOS command prompt window: This should extract the actual BIOS file to the same directory.