BIOSAgentPlus

BIOSAgentPlus

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
1.9
out of 116 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.2010.1.8
  • Total Downloads:
    615,975
  • Date Added:
    April 27, 2010
  • File Size:
    618.52KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    380
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7

Editors' Review

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This is an efficient, easy-to-use tool to help you figure out the details that make your computer tick. BIOS Agent is a lightweight freeware application with a clean and well-designed interface that lets you get the information you need with only a few button clicks.

The program can retrieve information on the type of BIOS your computer runs and chipset type, as well as information on CPU, ROM, and RAM. Once you've gathered the details you need, you can save the report in TXT format or print it. There's no installation required for BIOS Agent. This program will be useful for administrators or power users looking to keep their systems up to date.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    1.5

    out of 48 votes

    • 5 star 3
    • 4 star 1
    • 3 star 3
    • 2 star 3
    • 1 star 38
  • All Versions

    1.9

    out of 116 votes

    • 5 star 12
    • 4 star 9
    • 3 star 9
    • 2 star 8
    • 1 star 78
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  • 1 stars

    "Jeez Louise!"

    July 19, 2014   |   By TECHCRZY

    Version: BIOSAgentPlus 2.2013.07.11

    Pros

    Everyone knows this software is a scam!

    Cons

    Nothing but a scam! Shame on you CNET! So typical take money from a company and spotlight it no matter the harm it causes your cnet users.

    Summary

    Scam nothing more nothing less.

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  • 1 stars

    "deceptive hook line "Bios available" from eSupport"

    February 28, 2014   |   By AmateurMe

    Version: BIOSAgentPlus 2.2013.07.11

    Pros

    finds many drivers that could be updated

    Cons

    Empty promise on Bios updates, you only find out there's nothing after you've paid.
    Not free.

    Summary

    The situation:
    4 computers: 1x Dell T3500 with win7 - OS now running on SSD, 1x Sony Vaio Z12 laptop with win7 - OS now running on SSD, 1x Sony vaio vgn-Fe31h laptop with win XP, 1x Lenovo Thinkpad X61 with XP.
    The issue: I needed to know if a Bios update might allow the laptops to run stably on SSD. I didn't have time to search everywhere manually, I thought, but I knew one computer at least had a Phoenix Bios. So I searched the net: Happily, I came across the PhoenixBios website, with a link to eSupport with their BiosAgentPlus "free" software. Installed that on all computers, ran on all. Hurrah, said BiosAgentPlus, BIOS updates ARE AVAILABLE for all my computers! As well as various other driver updates, but BIOS update available is right there at the top. I really would not have expected that, as I had recently checked the Sony support site. Anyway, click on the download update link and ... you see it's not free anymore. $29 for BiosAgentPlus download access and a "FileCleaner" programme. Actually at a discount, apparently. Thanks, guys! Still, with 4 computers with BIOS updates, and all other drivers upgraded as a bonus, not too bad anyway! But first, ..proceed to checkout (equiv.) and oops!..an additional $10 is slapped on automatically for some registry cleaner that I didn't want or select, so back to unclick that well-meant option. Then, paid by PayPal. Then reran the BiosAgentPlus and requested updates for Bios for all 4 computers. I will obtain a link for download, the Software says. So, which might work? Which might not? The sobering answer: no BIOS updates were provided. The reply from eSupport: "BIOSAgentPlus located a BIOS update for a similar model of your computer. However, upon further review, our BIOS update team has determined that the BIOS version currently installed on your PC is the most up to date BIOS available." So, a scam? Oh, yes.. BiosAgentPlus also searches for updates to drivers for other computer hardware. On my systems, it suggested: 1) older intel storage drivers than those already installed, 2) an "updated" HD audio driver that killed audio on the Sony VGN-FE31H, and a device driver (for the same laptop) intended for a Dell system (needless to say, it didn't work).
    My verdict: Save your money, keep your drivers up-to-date through the manufacturer's support sites, or download each driver from wherever at your peril. Either way, there is zero advantage to BiosAgentPlus. Stay away from eSupport.

    Updated on Mar 4, 2014

    Further developments: I contacted eSupport and requested a refund, and I was notified by Paypal two days after submitting the request of a full refund. That's much appreciated, but it would not have been required had the BiosAgentPlus software done a proper job in the first place.

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  • 1 stars

    "immediately crashed on start up"

    January 09, 2014   |   By d3g4g4

    Version: BIOSAgentPlus 2.2013.07.11

    Pros

    free to download

    Cons

    didn't work on my Acer Aspire X1420, 64-bit Win 7, AMD Athlon II X4 645, BIOS: American Megatrends Inc. P01-B4 11/04/2011

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  • 1 stars

    "Free version is a waste of time."

    November 27, 2013   |   By hyperdes

    Version: BIOSAgentPlus 2.2013.07.11

    Pros

    NONE AS FAR AS I CAN SEE!

    Cons

    Free version is a waste of time... it scans your machine, then links to a website. You think you might see some useful info about your bios etc etc? Not a bit of it. Just a request to pay before you can see ANYTHING useful! SUCKS BIG TIME! A CON.

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  • 1 stars

    "Effects program files on computer"

    September 29, 2013   |   By herrythomas709

    Version: BIOSAgentPlus 2.2013.07.11

    Pros

    Totally waste of time

    Cons

    It is contaminated with virus threats

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    What's new in version 2.2010.1.8
    Version 2.2010.1.8 is updated to support more BIOS and adds Windows 7 compatibility.
    General
    Publisher eSupport
    Publisher web site http://www.esupport.com
    Release Date January 08, 2010
    Date Added April 27, 2010
    Version 2.2010.1.8
    Category
    Category Drivers
    Subcategory Motherboard Drivers
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Windows Server 2008, Windows Me, Windows 98, Windows 2003, Windows 2000, Windows, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows NT
    Additional Requirements None
    Download Information
    File Size 618.52KB
    File Name biosagentplus.exe
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 615,975
    Downloads Last Week 380
    Pricing
    License Model Free
    Limitations Not available
    Price Free

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