Checking the BIOS

Checking the BIOS

Before upgrading to Windows Vista check that the computer's BIOS is the latest available version and that it is compatible with Windows Vista. You can obtain an updated BIOS from the manufacturer.

If the computer does not have Advanced Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI) functionality, you may not be able to complete Windows Vista setup.

Microsoft does not provide technical support for BIOS upgrades. Contact the manufacturer for BIOS upgrade instructions. For more information about BIOS issues, see the Hardware Update link on the Web Resources page at

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