Almost all laptop manufacturers allow users to download BIOS updates as Windows executable 'exe' files. The problem is that on this laptop, I had no Windows at all, no Windows boot disk and so no way to execute this 'exe' file. This is an added complication becasue only some BIOSs and ECPs are compatible together and therefore one must be updated before the other. To boot these disk images, copy the images to the Now, you have to configure grub to boot the images. You can burn it to a CD or boot from a memory stick. In theory there are many ways to boot a disk image.
file that I downloaded from the manufacturer web site is supposed to be Operating System independent!
Time Required: It usually takes around 15 minutes to update a driver a Windows, even less time if the driver is self-installable or you get it via Windows Update (more on all of that below).
Follow the easy steps below to update drivers in Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, or Windows XP: Optional Walkthrough: If you'd like to follow the process below, but with more details and screenshots for each step, use my Step by Step Guide to Updating Drivers in Windows instead.
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