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How to Find the BIOS Version of a Computer

Most of the people today are familiar with computers because they would use the computers to work, to do some entertainments and so on. But few of them will know that there is a firmware that manages the essential components that make the computers work properly. And the firmware is called BIOS.

bios screen

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 the BIOS version of a computer? Here we will show them to you.

  1. Find BIOS Version through System Information
  2. Find the BIOS Version from Command
  3. Find the BIOS Version from the Windows Registry

Find BIOS Version through System Information

Step 1: Go to Start Menu, and type run into the search bar, then click Run option in the result list.

open Run window

Step 2: In the coming dialog, type msinfo32 into the text box and click OK.

type msinfo32

Step 3: In the System Information window, scroll down to find the item called BIOS Version/Date.

find bios version in system info

Find the BIOS Version from Command

Step 1: Go to the Start Menu, then type command prompt into the search bar to open a command window.

 open command prompt

Step 2: Type wmic bios get smbiosbiosversion in the command window and click Enter.

 command one

Note: This command is just to list the number of BIOS version. If you want to get more details about your BIOS version, you can try to type wmic bios get biosversion in the command to find detail information about the version of the BIOS.

 another command

Find the BIOS Version from the Windows Registry

Step 1: Go to Start Menu, and type regedit into the search bar.

 find regedit

Step 2: Then you should follow the under path to navigate to the version of BIOS.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\HARDWARE\DESCRIPTION\System\BIOS

 find bios version in regedit

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