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How do I update the BIOS of a Dell laptop?

I need to upgrade my bios to eliminate some issue i'm haveing with my system. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on my Asus g75vw ( No Duel Boot ) after a clean install.

I have downloaded bios version 222 to replace the existing 210 that it is currently using. My question is how do I go about doing this?

I am very new to linux (3 days) and could really use some help.

Thank you

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marked as duplicate by Rinzwind, Ringtail, Eliah Kagan, hhlp, Mik Jan 13 '13 at 19:32

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'some issue'. And this issue can not be solved? –  Rinzwind Jan 13 '13 at 1:09
    
As shown by @blvbeer this is the topic to follow and esp. Bobble's answer: askubuntu.com/questions/100945/… It is a general answer not specifically for DELL and works for other brands too. –  Rinzwind Jan 13 '13 at 1:14

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Usualy you don't do this with linux, because the most flash-tools just run on Windows (as far as i know). You should get the tools at the asus website. They mustly also run under some dos-like live-systems.

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There was a similar question about upgrading the BIOS on dell laptop, take a look at it here. The procedure described there (especially the answer by Bobble) could come in handy –  blvdeer Jan 13 '13 at 0:08

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