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Hey i own a P6td motherboard and im starting it up for the first time, this motherboard supprts xp and vista however i have to update it so it can support windows 7 64 bit, do i do this before installing my os or after i install my os?

is it possible to update my bios before installing my os?
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Easy answer:
No, you don't need to update your BIOS.
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post #3 of 3
Um,

The P6T is 100% compatible with windows 7. Who said you had to update it? Yes you can update it if you already have a machine and you should be able to load it off of a disk.

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