Navigate to the homepage of the motherboard manufacturer listed in the Motherboard Identification Utility if it was shown to come from a different manufacturer than American Megatrends (see Resources.) Though each website's layout will be unique, use the model number from the motherboard information that you have now obtained to navigate to the support section of the website until you find the most recent update to your BIOS.
You should really update your computer's BIOS when a newer version is released.
This is easier to do these days (20 years ago it was a nightmare! AMI and other computer manufacturers provide free which update your BIOS for you when you run the program (more on this later).
BIOS (which is an acronym for Basic Input/Output System) is your computer's firmware, the base-level software that helps control your hardware.
Accessing BIOS can be necessary at times, and this is usually a very easy thing to do.
On the next screen, look underneath "Bios Updates." If the current revision is more recent than your version 2.61, then click on the red highlighted version number, and then click "I agree" if you agree with the terms of the download.
Save the file to a location of your choice, and double-click it to start the process of flashing your BIOS to the newest version.
However, if you've tried the basic BIOS access steps and still can't get in, the information here may help you.
Every computer's motherboard has a BIOS manufacturer, so if neither of the above BIOS resources helps, this list of BIOS access keyboard commands based on the original BIOS manufacturer should get you in without a problem.
There are a few things to do first before updating your computer's BIOS.