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Does "Reset Your PC" Uninstall Firmware Updates?

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    Does "Reset Your PC" Uninstall Firmware Updates?


    The device is an Acer Iconia Windows 8 tablet. I've downloaded and installed a couple of Acer firmware updates since purchase. I now plan to sell it, so I've selected the "Reset Your PC" option. Now the first screen when starting up displays the language, region, etc. selection lists like it did when I first bought it.

    Does selecting "Reset Your PC" uninstall the firmware updates? I don't feel like setting it up to find out, and then resetting it again (for sale). Thanks.

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    Hello pseudoware,

    No. The firmware update is only for the BIOS/UEFI firmware chip on the motherboard. It will not be affected by resetting the PC to reinstall Windows back to factory conditions.
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    Thank you
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    You're welcome.
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