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08-05-2016 12:00 PM
So I own HP Elite 7300 MT and I recently bought MSI GeForce 960 graphics card. I put it in my computer and it just got stuck at the startup screen. I've been looking for the answers on various forums and most of them were saying that I have to update my BIOS in order to make my card work. Since I didn't find any available BIOS update for my machine at HP support page, I'm wondering if it's possible to update my BIOS to a more recent version without any bad consequences.
08-05-2016 12:21 PM
I would advise strongly AGAINST hacking around with BIOS updates -- for two reasons.
First, the BIOS is tightly integrated with the hardware built into the motherboard and HP contracts their motherboards to be custom designed and built for them. There is no such thing as a "generic" BIOS that will work across different kinds of motherboards. IF you force the flash of an incompatible BIOS, it will turn your PC into an "electric brick".
Second, HP makes their BIOS updates OS-version-specific, which means, if you wanted to do a BIOS update released for Win7, you should have done that BEFORE updating to Win10. If you try to run it in Win10, it will error out.
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