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I have 3 weird questions.

Will updating my BIOS mess with license or should I unlicense before I update BIOS?

Also if I change my CPU to better model (without reinstalling windows) will that screw up licensing or should I unlicense before I switch if i decide to do that in future?





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1 hour ago, Grenpara said:

I had just found out that random system freezing is bios issue so was advised to install latest bios.

Where did you get this info. Over the years, it has been rare that a bios was requires to fix an issue on a running computer.

We can look at logs to see if there is anything else causing the issues for you.


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Yes I am.

Thou I am sure that is was not the problem.

The windows events logs never showed errors for either.

This install of windows I just reset on monday or so and only have 5 programs installed as rest were removed.
An past scans and checks you guys did for me showed no malware.
Its been almost 2 years of random hanging and freezing.

Almost always while playing various games.
I changed ram just before the reset I did on monday if I recall.

IF you google search for ASRock B450 Steel Legend and Ryzen 5 3600 there are endless posts on same issue.

When I sent ASRock support message it was them who said to flash bios to the latest.
Seems they are aware of the issue.

Also it seems the 550 also has same problem.

But for the 550 shutting off CBS setting fixed it for that board but did not work for the B450.





I will tryout 


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59 minutes ago, Grenpara said:

Yes I am.

MB and Bitdefender are not completely compatible with each other. The issues can come and go when one or the other has an update.

It is recommended not to run them together.

Just pointing this out.

Guess get the BIOS update done and see if it fixes it.

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