Just as a further note, it seems that when I get to the stage where ive temporarily uninstalled these unknown devices, windows always seems to be installing the devices, which takes a few minutes each time.
These is the Flash Memory Writer utility that updates the BIOS to the programmable flash ROM chip on specific model. Please use the Flash utility which is included in each BIOS file to update its BIOS.
However, in the case of continuously available workloads such as Hyper-V with live migration or file server with SMB Transparent Failover, CAU can coordinate cluster updates with no impact to the service availability.
CAU can be used on all editions of Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2012, including Server Core installations.
Probably not, but in this article I’ll walk you through the process of determining whether or not there is an update for your BIOS or UEFI firmware and whether or not you need to install it.
Browse our organized Compaq BIOS / Motherboard device driver database below to find the driver that fits your specifications, or scan your PC to update your drivers automatically with one click to be assured that your driver updates support your specific Compaq BIOS / Motherboard model.For detailed requirements information, see CAU: Requirements and Best Practices.To use CAU, you must install the Failover Clustering feature in Windows Server 2012 R2 or Windows Server 2012 and create a failover cluster.If you specifically need this new hardware, then it’s probably worth taking the risk to install it.If not, then you should simply stick with your current BIOS because the new BIOS won’t make any difference and could actually cause more problems.