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I have this BIOS no

INTEL MQ96510J.86A.0816.2006.0716.2308

Can anyone please tell me where I can find the update bios image and how can I update that. I don't have any floppy drive on my computer.

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You cannot update a BIOS from directly within the OS. It has to be done with an external drive of some sort. You might be able to use a USB flash drive or a CD drive, but without more information, i could not tell you with any certainty if it is possible. –  Oliver G Jul 30 '12 at 0:56
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usually wherever you got the bios (mobo manufacturer website) will have the utilities and instructions for applying the bios right there too. What is the mobo model? –  Logman Jul 30 '12 at 1:20
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@Oliver: The BIOS can be updated from within Windows, if the manufacturer of the board or PC provides a utility to do so. That is how we update the BIOS on our HPs at work. –  Patrick S. Jul 30 '12 at 1:43
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There's a bit of a lack of research here, and a certain lack of information - since i managed to google up an answer within a few minutes, but some specifics are lacking.

Firstly, there's a whole class of motherboards that use this chipset, and bios - unfortunately i cannot direct link - but go here and search for MQ96510J.86A, you will find the utility to update your bios from windows and alternate bios recovery utilities. Pick the one for your specific motherboard (though i suspect they're all the same download) and you should be good.

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The latest version of your BIOS is 1761. That page has links to the BIOS file as well as a DOS and Windows update tools. You can use the Windows program to flash the BIOS, but even if there were only a DOS verison, you could still use that by making a bootable, DOS flash drive and setting your BIOS to boot from that.

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