It acts as an interface between the computer's hardware and its operating system, e.g.
Windows, allowing the software to control the PC's hardware.
I’ve focused on HP however the solution I have implemented would work for any vendor, just adjust to suit the utility they offer. If you are enabling Bit Locker as part of your Task Sequence then you should already been using the HP Bios Config Utility to enable your TPM and set your BIOS settings using something like Bios Config /Set: TPMEnable.
And yes to all those SSM fans out there, I know that you can add a step to update the BIOS using that HP utility against a SSM downloaded management source with all the HP updates, however I’m not a fan and have chosen not to use it for various reasons specific to my environment. REPSET /nspwdfile:”password.bin” as part of Run Command Line step with a package.
Probably not, but in this article I’ll walk you through the process of determining whether or not there is an update for your BIOS or UEFI firmware and whether or not you need to install it.
Just because there is an update for your BIOS does not mean that you should necessarily install it.
If you can't access your BIOS, your best course of action is to take the computer into a tech department instead of doing it yourself.
Hi, I have an Asus P8Z77-V Pro MB and I visited the driver download page and found that there had been an update to my BIOS, so I downloaded the driver and unzipped.
It is in a format that I do not recognize and either does my operating system. Would some explain to me how I would install the CAP file to update my BIOS.
More specifically the fact that I’ve needed to apply them to some of my older HP Desktops and Laptops so we could deploy Windows 10 1511 reliably.
Moving forwards this was going to be an issue as we are looking to upgrade our entire business to Windows 10 CBB later in the year.