Asus Update is for 32-bit only, AFUDOS doesn't appear to work on my Windows 7 64-bit system (I think it's supposed to run in DOS or something - but that just sounds confusing since I know nothing about DOS). Remember to use a flash drive that is formatted FAT/FAT32 and also rename the file to a short file name such as 1804. ROM file from the file the BIOS downloads from, EZ-Flash does not support ZIP files. (At least for some older BIOS versions.) You must have a FAT/FAT32 (not ex FAT) filesystem.Highly recommend backing up the current BIOS by hitting the B key, name it something like 0210. Tom, In AI Suite II, click on the update button, then ASUS update. It will ask you how you want to update the bios, and you can select "from the Internet", download the BIOS or whatever.For this reason, it's worth checking whether you really need to update your BIOS.Read the release notes of the latest version (and each version back to the one currently installed) to see whether it will add the features you need or fix a problem you're having.Ge Force Garage, Guides While we love meticulously cherry-picking the highest performing components for each new monster build, we know all too well that maintaining those components is equally important for peak performance over the long haul.Like most things, a strong foundation is key to the efficiency of any system and updating your motherboard’s basic input/output system (BIOS) can do everything from adding new features and functions, support for new CPUs, squashing bugs, refreshing a corrupted UEFI environment, and much more.See also: How to install Windows 7 Before you start, heed this warning: if something goes wrong during the BIOS update, your computer could be rendered useless.
If the BIOS file is too large to fit with boot files, consider using the EZ Flash method described below.)Insert the motherboard support CD into optical drive. The final message will be "Verifying flash." DO NOT switch off or reboot at any point in this process or you will ruin your motherboard.
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So, it's good to point out the fact that you can have hundreds of files next to the BIOS file and it won't matter because the BIOS flashing utility will only be looking for the BIOS file.
So, formatting the drive is actually a waste of time.