I have an HP Pavillion dv7-1232nr notebook Can i change to a generic bios and el Tags: BIOS Notebooks Hewlett Packard Windows Vista Components Last response: November 25, 2011 11:34 AM in Components Share jldehnel November 21, 2011 10:17:52 PM Hello, I have change the op sys to Win 7 from Vista, but the machine still has remnants of Vista. I also would like to eliminate the HP Bios and install a good generic laptop bios More about : pavillion dv7 1232nr notebook change generic bios runswindows95 November 21, 2011 10:41:14 PM No. The BIOS is written for that specific motherboard. Wiping out the BIOS will most likely ruin the laptop. m 0 l rolli59 a b α HP November 22, 2011 1:48:23 AM There is no such thing as a generic BIOS, they are all hardware dependent in this case HP! m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !