How to update BIOS on Acer Aspire 7741Z-5731

April 25, 2013

BIOS is a important software that is embedded in your computer. Today, I would like to tell you how to update BIOS on Acer Aspire 7741Z-5731.
Step 1: check out your current BIOS version. There are several places to find out your BIOS version: user manual of your main board; rebooting Acer Aspire 7741Z-5731 and trying to note down the numbers displayed in the very first image displayed or entering your BIOS by pressing DEL, ESC or F2 in the right time; or, for windows system, open system information app; for Windows Vista and Windows 7, search msinfo32, then click on system summary. Under your computer’s processor speed you can find your BIOS version.
Step 2: locate and download the correct BIOS update version for your Acer Aspire 7741Z-5731. Before do this, you should know the origin of you system. Make sure the downloaded latest BIOS update is for the model of your own and make sure to download any Read Me files and other documentation. The BIOS updater’s Read Me file will most likely include a list of fixes and new functions, often to support new hardware. If you your PC has been assembled and built by a single manufacturer, go to their website for downloading.
Step 3: backup existing BIOS from Acer Aspire 7741Z-5731. If your BIOS update software was executed from Windows or another operating system, first, backup the existing BIOS image. Generally, BIOS updaters such a built-in function to inform you backup.
Step 4: check power supply condition. When you are doing a BIOS updates, it may be a nightmare if you encounters blackout. If you update BIOS for your Acer Aspire 7741Z-5731, plug into wall power and make sure your battery is fully charged. If you do this for you Acer Aspire 7741Z-5731, make sure you are plug into a interruptible power supply will be the best.
Step 5: do update. Run your downloaded installer. For modern PC, this procedure may be easy. You can just run the .exe and let it handle the patch and then reboot. For old version, you might need to set up bootable disk to update BIOS.
Step 6: restart your Acer Aspire 7741Z-5731 after the update is finished. Many updaters will automatically restart your Acer Aspire 7741Z-5731, for one portion will request you to do so while others will inform you before starting the update.
Step 7: Clear existing BIOS settings (This is not always necessary, depending on what features have changed between the existing version and the updated version. Do this in accordance with the recommendation.), and configure your updated BIOS.

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