Check the BIOS version of Windows 7: cmd, without restarting

Check the BIOS version of Windows 7: cmd, without restarting

If you want to check for the BIOS version of your system prior to an update, you use one of the three methods listed below.

How to check the BIOS version of Windows 7 via a Run command?

  • Click on Start > Run > msinfo32.
  • This shall open up the System information window.

  • Select System Summary.
  • The BIOS version shall be indicated in the right pane:
bios version via cmd
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How to check the BIOS version of Windows 7 via cmd?

  • Click on Start > Run > cmd.
  • In the command prompt, enter the following command:
systeminfo
  • Look for the line beginning with Bios Version:
bios version
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What is another method?

  • Click on Start > Run > regedit.
  • Go to:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE>HARDWARE >Description>System

  • Look for the following entries in the right pane:

SystemBiosVersion

SystemBiosDate

Do you need more help with BIOS? Check out our forum!

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