Access and Update BIOS in Lenovo® ThinkCentre Computer
Do you want to learn the tips to access and update BIOS of Lenovo ThinkCentre computer?
BIOS stands for basic input and output system and it is a small program which is built into the system’s motherboard and executes at boot up time. BIOS ensures that the hard drives, CPU, other chips and ports function together in your system. BIOS is the basic output or input software that is stored inside the ROM memory of your system’s motherboard. Accessing the BIOS set-up utility will be essential for a number of reasons like managing memory settings and configuring a new hard drive. Also, you need to access BIOS while changing the boot order and resetting the BIOS password in Lenovo ThinkCentre computer. BIOS is essential for your Lenovo ThinkCentre computer system to operate successfully. When updation of BIOS is not done properly, your system might get some fatal results.
The following are the tips to access and update the BIOS of Lenovo ThinkCentre computer:
- Accessing BIOS
- Updating BIOS
- Things to keep in mind
For accessing BIOS, you need to restart your computer. You will get an "Entering Set-up" message in the within few seconds after turning on your computer. Depending upon the computer, this message get varies including the key or keys that you need to press to enter BIOS. Quickly press the key or keys instructed by the previous message to get into BIOS.
You need to download Express BIOS update and save it to a temporary directory in your computer to update BIOS. By clicking .exe file, the Express BIOS update starts running. After the process, click 'Finish'. Windows starts the process of updating the BIOS. You need not to turn off the computer for few minutes.
Sometimes, you need to press the BIOS access key several times to enter BIOS. But, you need not hold the key down or press it too many times, then there is chance that your system may get an error or lock up. If that happens, you need to restart it and try again. Accessing the BIOS is independent of any operating system on your computer because the BIOS is a part of your motherboard hardware.