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Need help updating BIOS

Pavillion dv7
Microsoft Windows 8.1 (64-bit)

Hello, I'm trying to update my bios version so I can run a virtual machine on my laptop. My current bios version is Insyde F.13 I know that sometimes this can create issues, but however I cannot update it for some reason.. Thank you.

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Need help updating BIOS

Hello @redblizzard,


Welcome to the HP Forums, I hope you enjoy your experience! To help you get the most out of the HP Forums, I would like to direct your attention to the HP Forums Guide First Time Here? Learn How to Post and More.


I read your post about updating the BIOS, and wanted to assist you!


To start, can you provide me with the Product Numbe of the notebook?  Here is a link you can use that will help you find your Model and Product Number:
HP Customer Support - Products


In the meantime, try reviewing the following document, and let me know how it goes:

HP Notebook PCs - Updating the BIOS


Please let me know if this information helps you resolve the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution", this will help others easily find the information they may be looking for.  Also, clicking the Thumbs up below is a great way to say thanks!


Have a great day!

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