Most of the people today are familiar with computers because they would use the computer to work, to entertainment and so on. Few of them will know that there is a firmware that manages the essential components that make the computer come to reality. And the firmware is called BIOS.
The BIOS is to check all the hardware components attached to the computer and then to load the software on a boot device. So you can use it to configure the hardware on your computer. You can modify settings for hard drives, RAM chips, the CPU and other hardware. As a big attribute that affects the system, it is worth keeping it being efficient. You should pay close attention to compare your current BIOS version with the latest version. And how can you find your current BIOS version? Here we will show it to you.
Way 1: Find BIOS version through System Information
Step1: Go to Start Menu, and type run into the search bar, then click Run option in the result list.
Step2: In the coming dialog, type msinfo32 into the text box and click OK.
Step3: In the coming window, scroll down to find the option called BIOS Version/Date.
Way 2: Find the BIOS version from command
Step1: Go to the Start Menu, then type the command prompt into the search bar to open a command window. Type the command wmic bios get smbiosbiosversion in the command window and click Enter.
Note: This command is just to list the number of BIOS version. If you want to get more details, you can try the command listed below.
Type the command:
wmic bios get biosversion in the command to find detail information about the version of the BIOS.
Way 3: Find the BIOS version from the Windows Registry
Step1: Go to Start Menu, and type regedit into the search bar.
Step2: Then you should follow the under path to navigate to the version of BIOS. HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\HARDWARE\DESCRIPTION\System\BIOS.