MSI mi3 pc cant update my bios or firmware

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mwallinazir

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I have a msi mi3 pc and i dont have the mflash setting in my bios or anything else where i can do it. I cant update my firmware either when i click on the download file i just get a error code.
I think because i cant update my bios

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You have a similar problem as here,

These All-in-one PCs from MSI suffer from the things i mentioned in the above posts: Lack of upgradability, lack of BIOS support.

Your BIOS updates are here: https://www.msi.com/Desktop/support/Nightblade-MI3

Just like with the All-in-one MSI from the thread above, they are not releasing a lot of updates. Just one. You have to use the top one, i believe.

After the BIOS update, you have to update the ME firmware: https://www.msi.com/Desktop/support/Nightblade-MI3#down-firmware

The BIOS is severely "castrated" on these All-in-ones. You only have a fraction of the usual settings available. Your BIOS update process is completely different due to the lack of M-Flash, you need to prepare a bootable USB stick and boot from there to update.

In the future, i would avoid such compact gaming systems from the manufacturers. If you are not experienced in building your own PC and selecting the optimal components (best method), you should get a PC from some shop with a good reputation who offer pre-built PCs, using standard components in full-size cases. You can upgrade them much better, and you get more updates.
 

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You have a similar problem as here,

These All-in-one PCs from MSI suffer from the things i mentioned in the above posts: Lack of upgradability, lack of BIOS support.

Your BIOS updates are here: https://www.msi.com/Desktop/support/Nightblade-MI3

Just like with the All-in-one MSI from the thread above, they are not releasing a lot of updates. Just one. You have to use the top one, i believe.

After the BIOS update, you have to update the ME firmware: https://www.msi.com/Desktop/support/Nightblade-MI3#down-firmware

The BIOS is severely "castrated" on these All-in-ones. You only have a fraction of the usual settings available. Your BIOS update process is completely different due to the lack of M-Flash, you need to prepare a bootable USB stick and boot from there to update.

In the future, i would avoid such compact gaming systems from the manufacturers. If you are not experienced in building your own PC and selecting the optimal components (best method), you should get a PC from some shop with a good reputation who offer pre-built PCs, using standard components in full-size cases. You can upgrade them much better, and you get more updates.
Necro, but i just updated the bios through windows to version 921.

They also have version 841, both uploaded at the same date.

Which version should people pick?
 

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BIOS 921 has a "Note2. Only for Intel Optane.", so i would actually choose 841 if you're not using Optane.
Optane was a rival to SSD technology, it was faster than SSDs and coud accelerate the boot time for example. Nowadays SSDs are fast enough and Optane is almost never to be seen.
Anyway, after the update, do the ME firmware update as well.
 

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Necro, but i just updated the bios through windows to version 921.

They also have version 841, both uploaded at the same date.

Which version should people pick?
Could you please start new topic this one is 2 years old
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