What Do I Need To Do Before Installing Windows 8?

Last Update date : 2014.09.25

Installing Window 8


Before you can upgrade to Windows 8, you need to download the BIOS update firmware from the Samsung Download Center. For information on how to download the BIOS update, follow the steps below.

Once you have downloaded the update, follow the information in the Alert at the top of your product Support page, or click here to access it.

IMPORTANT: All drivers are available through SW Update. For information on using the SW Update, see Updating The BIOs below.

Updating the BIOS

1. To update the BIOS you will first need to install SW Update on your computer. To install SW Update, click here for the Windows 8 Upgrade page. In the Windows 8 Upgrade window, click on the link in step 3 to download SW Update.


2. Once you have installed SW Update on your computer, launch the SW Update software using the icon on your desktop. (You can also launch it from Start > All Programs > Samsung > Sw Update)

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3. In the SW Update window, click on Update from the left side menu.

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4. Click on the System BIOS Update and then click Update.

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5. The BIOS will update on your computer. Your computer will restart during the process.

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