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01-01-2009 05:35 PM
I have a m9300t which is cablecard ready and it is my understanding that there is a special BIOS on it to enable DRM and the ATI external tuner w/ cablecard.
QUESTION: There is a BIOS update released by HP in early DEC/2008... just one version, I have not seen any "cable ready" update...
Would it be safe for me to perform the BIOS update without loosing the cable reception I enjoy today?
I am affraid the new BIOS would overwrite the special BIOS pre-loaded at HP during manufacturing.
If that is the case, HP would need to release two versions of each BIOS update: one normal version and one "cable ready" version, at least for the owners of already "cable ready" purchased computers.
01-01-2009 06:11 PM
I amar prestart aen…
A sí ‘i-dhuath ú-orthor: Ú or le, a ú-or nin!
[The world is changed…but the great shadow does not Yet hold sway:
not over You, not over Me]
01-02-2009 01:39 AM
It's one of those if it's not broke don't fix it issues for me.Updating the bios will not hurt the setup you have now or remove anything that's already setup/installed.It will not set the bios back.If your not having issues I don't see any reason to do so.These are the the updated fixes:
01-27-2009 06:34 PM
I ran the bios update that i found on the drivers page for the m900t. after install my computer only recognizes 2 of the 4 cores. any help would be great.
01-27-2009 09:47 PM
Interesting... I have done the update and I still was able to use my ATI external digital cable card... and when I press CTRL+ALT+DEL, start task manager and select the performance tab I can see all 4 cores...
The only difference for me is that after power on the HP blue screen does not show up anymore, just the black screen with the devices... and YES, I had set up test off in the BIOS...