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I would like to know on how to flash my bios easily

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Well hello there. I am not to sure on how to flash my bios at all. I have a Dell Dimension 4600 with Windows XP Professional and Service Pack 3. And I have like no idea on how to flash my bios at all. So please help me out here on this problem that I am having. Because I really need a new bios because my bios is really old and my bios date is from 6/24/04, I believe. And that is just way to outdated for me which is not good. Also, I tried to go from my ACPI Uniprocessor to Multiprocessor but that did not do a thing to help. Like in my Task Manager it just shows 1 Cpu graph which is not good at all. I mean it should show at least 2 Cpu graphs. So I want to know why my Cpu graph is still showing 1 graph. Oh well. But when I update my computer driver to ACPI Multiprocessor, it should show at least 2 graphs! I mean something is not going right here. That is why probably because my bios needs to be flashed and upgraded to a different one, that's for sure. And also, I do not even have a hyperthreading option in my bios. Man, my bios is really old and not good. And also, I just found out that I can choose from different processors in my Device Manager when I double click on my processor which I have a Pentium 4. So I click on Update Driver and other different processors show up. Like a Pentium 3 processor shows and other ones. But I don't want a Pentium 3 processor because that's just probably not as good as a Pentium 4, which I have now. But what I am thinking is that when I change to Multiprocessor and enable my hyperthreading, I will see 2 Pentium 4 processors listed in my Device Manager. That would be cool. And then this gets better now. I bet when I double click on one of these processors and click update driver, it might show more better processors like a Core 2 Duo processor to choose from. Or even a Intel i7 or i5 processor! Man, this would be so cool to see. Because then when I really change to multiprocessor, I could probably change the processor in my computer virtually so that it works like there is a different processor in my computer! Pretty neat, huh? And then of course my Task Manager would show maybe 4 cpu graphs, 8 graphs, or even 16 graphs! Wow! You know how cool that would be for me? So this way I wouldn't have to buy a whole new computer and waste my money. It's just really too cool for words. So that's that. Now onward to my bios screen. Here my bios screen is like a grey background with white text. But my bios should be a blue screen, not grey because that is an outdated version of my bios, I am assuming here. So what I am saying to you is that I really need some help here on how to flash my bios. And how do I know which bios update it is that I need to flash so it works for me? But I have no idea on how to do this at all because I'm confused. Well anyway, explain to me the easy way on how to do this for me so I understand it more clearly. All righty then? So please get back to me as soon as possible and let me know more about this stuff because it's really important to me. And I really want to flash my bios very soon! So thank you very much for your time!

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I will not read all you typed sorry. You cannot upgrade your bios and there is no need to. Bios upgrades do not help performance in most cases. Prebuilt systems have most features locked in the bios and there is hardly ever a upgrade unless there is a major problem with the original. Your bios has nothing to do with windows also....

Edited by Drdeath

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And also, I just found out that I can choose from different processors in my Device Manager when I double click on my processor which I have a Pentium 4. So I click on Update Driver and other different processors show up. Like a Pentium 3 processor shows and other ones. But I don't want a Pentium 3 processor because that's just probably not as good as a Pentium 4, which I have now. But what I am thinking is that when I change to Multiprocessor and enable my hyperthreading, I will see 2 Pentium 4 processors listed in my Device Manager. That would be cool. And then this gets better now. I bet when I double click on one of these processors and click update driver, it might show more better processors like a Core 2 Duo processor to choose from. Or even a Intel i7 or i5 processor! Man, this would be so cool to see. Because then when I really change to multiprocessor, I could probably change the processor in my computer virtually so that it works like there is a different processor in my computer! Pretty neat, huh?

 

What in the HELL are you talking about. Did you really just suggest that flashing a newer BIOS will upgrade your processor from a Pentium 4 to a Core i7?????

 

I dont mean to be mean, but what you wrote is pure jibberish. Nothing you said makes sense. At all. A BIOS update will do absolutely nothing for you, and will not give you more processor cores. I really could go on and on about the nonsense of what you said, but lets just leave it at that...

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I am sorry my friend that you are so misinformed about computers :(

BIOS is mostly used to load your operating system from your hard disc and get it started by identifying the hardware in your computer.

You may be confused about hearing people "unlock" cores in their AMD systems but that only works because the cores were always there.

Your Pentium 4 will always be a Pentium 4, there is no way to magically transform your processor.

What you wrote is equivalent to saying that I can turn my crappy old Buick into a Ferrari if I imagine its a Ferrari, sorry its just not going to happen because its impossible.

 

If you want better performance you will need to buy a better computer.

There are lots of people on these boards that can help you in deciding what to upgrade to and even a built for $500 or less will be a huge performance boost compared to your current computer.

 

Good luck.

Edited by BizaroStormy

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Man just google jordanllgg45 and you can see him trolling on every tech site ever.

Honestly I am impressed with his tenacity for douchebaggery.

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LOL who is this guy having so much time to write crap like this.

I feel sorry for him knowing that he has no GF/wife,

He has to try to fill the empty void of his life with stupid time wasting stuff like this.

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Strangely enough, I googled something that resembled what he was talking about and apparently it really is a problem for some people, so I thought he was just a boob with a real problem. Guess he was just a boob though..

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