is a program built into personal computers that starts the operating system when you turn on your computer. It is also referred to as system firmware. BIOS is part of your computer's hardware and is separate from Windows.
(Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) is a standard firmware interface for PCs, designed to replace BIOS (basic input/output system). This standard was created by over 140 technology companies as part of the UEFI consortium, including Microsoft. It's designed to improve software interoperability and address limitations of BIOS.
This tutorial will show you different ways to find out what the current BIOS and UEFI firmware version
is for your motherboard in Vista
, Windows 7
, Windows 8
, and Windows 10
This could be helpful to see if you have the latest BIOS or UEFI firmware version installed.