Start Updating a processor

Updating a processor

Execute the following command from a DOS command prompt window: If there's a Windows or DOS BIOS updating program, it will usually be included with the BIOS or mentioned when you download the BIOS.

However, since we added the new microcodes as a compressed module, they won't show up in this list.

This method may not work if you're trying to update the microcode for a processor that's already supported by your BIOS (you should use method 1 instead).

This is the case because this method doesn't remove the old microcode, so the old microcode may get used instead of the new microcode you're adding (we're not sure which microcode the BIOS will use).

The following microcode is only compatible with method 1 of this guide (it's in a combined NCPUCODE. This makes it easier to update all of your microcodes at once.