The first line in the upper left portion of the screen shows the BIOS maker and version.
The second line shows the motherboard model, BIOS version and date.
The decision to flash your BIOS should not be taken lightly.
It is essential that you do it mistake free if you still want to be able to use your computer.
For the purposes of this article I am going to assume that you understand the risks of flashing your BIOS and have a good reason for upgrading your existing BIOS.
If are not familiar with the basics of flashing the BIOS or if you are not 100 percent sure that flashing your BIOS is the right thing to do then please read the companion article Three Good Reasons for Flashing Your BIOS. Misidentification of your motherboard make/model/revision number If you built your computer then you know the brand of the motherboard that you purchased and you will also likely know the model number. If you purchased your computer prebuilt, as most people do, then you probably don't know what is under the hood.
Wim's BIOS Website claims that the plugin has no adware or spyware but use it at your own risk.
The BIOS (Basic Input/Output System) is critical to the proper operation of your computer.