Other products and companies referred to herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies or mark holders. We have bought a Intel NUC kit, but the serialnumber is missing in the BIOS, so our asset manegment system is complaining :-( Is it an error or by design that the serielnumber is missing in the BIOS?The difficulty I have had is finding a free update for the bios.I don't know if I'm missing something obvious, but the only links I find lead me to pay for something called Bios Agent Plus which I don't think is right.Going to be sat here until late puzzling this one so any help would be great.Have Sisoft Sandra if there is any info you think would help. I'm trying to update the bios on a pc that I've upgraded to Windows 7 as I think that will allow me to fix a problem where only 3.12GB of 4GB installed memory is being used.My current version of the BIOS is 2005 which is not good.
That's likely information specific to the particular motherboard model.
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in the BIOS however and this makes it difficult for systems monitoring and inventorying software to distinguish one system from another - especially if we do a clean wipe on the system.
MAC addresses are semi-reliable, but not truly unique. - such as manufacturer and serial number / asset tag into the bios (there are fields for it), but I can't edit it through the normal BIOS menu. You can try using IPMI commands to write the relevant information into the VPD…