Acer® Extensa® BIOS Update
What are the things to keep in mind while BIOS updates on Acer Extensa?
All Acer Extensa computers have a software called BIOS. BIOS is a service that checks whether the components of the system are ideal or in correct working state. BIOS allows the system to startup only after these checks are completed so that if some components are having some problems, system would not start up to cause additional damage to the system. Even Acer Extensa laptops come with BIOS. Acer Extensa laptops are very popular because of their high performance and user friendly features. Some of the models of Acer Extensa laptops include Acer Extensa 4230, 4620, 4630z, 4220 etc. Regardless of the model of Acer Extensa laptop that you have, the BIOS must be updated. BIOS updates for Acer Extensa come as utilities that can be easily installed on the system. Updating the BIOS of your Acer Extensa laptop ensures that all bugs with the existing BIOS of the system are removed. This would enhance the overall performance of the system and also increase the reliability of the system in manifold.
Following details give users more information regarding things to keep in mind when updating BIOS of Acer Extensa laptops:
- Data backup
- Ensure power backup
- Check BIOS version
Before updating the BIOS of Acer Extensa laptops, users are suggested to create a backup of all important data on the system. The backup must be created on a separate removable medium. This should be done as a precautionary measure so that in case some problems do come up with the BIOS update process and the system becomes inoperable, data on the system can be still accessed using another computer.
Ensure power backup
BIOS is a very important component essential for the working of the system. Acer Extensa laptop users updating the BIOS of the system must ensure that the system has enough battery charge or an external power supply source before starting with the BIOS update process. This is because any power related interruptions during the BIOS update process is likely to cause corruption of the BISO which would make your Acer Extensa laptop unusable.
When updating the BIOS of Acer Extensa laptops, users are advised to check the version of BIOS at hand. There are many different models of Acer Extensa laptops and they all have similar BIOS names. Users must always double check the details of the BIOS and make sure that they match the requirements. Installation of wrong BIOS over the existing BIOS on your Acer Extensa laptop would leave the system inoperable.
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