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I have just downloaded a BIOS update for my Motherboard's BIOS from the ASUS website. I want to install the new BIOS, but I don't know how to, Please Help.
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You have a couple options.

#1. Go back to the asus website and download the software that allows you to update the bios from within Windows. I believe its called Asus Update.

#2. Unzip the bios file and put it on a flash drive. Go into bios and use the flash utility within it to update.
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Just unzip the file, put it on a flash drive and use the update utility in the bios.
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Put the BIOS you want flashed to a flash drive, restart, go to BIOS, find Easy flash or Easy Flash 2 (whichever your board has) open Easy Flash, select the drive the new BIOS revision is on, find BIOS revision on the drive, and follow the on screen instructions.

EDIT: Easy Flash is in the tools tab in BIOS.
Edited by Trogdor - 5/11/11 at 3:36pm
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I personally use Asus Update because it makes it very easy to update your bios. It is said to be a bit riskier than updating from within the bios itself though. You just install the program, point it to the bios file and click update. It does the rest. Make sure to not have any programs running while this is happening and don't worry if your computer freezes for a bit.
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After years of playing with PCs I think it's time for me to do some BIOS updates for the first time myself lol.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by rusky1 View Post
I personally use Asus Update because it makes it very easy to update your bios. It is said to be a bit riskier than updating from within the bios itself though. You just install the program, point it to the bios file and click update. It does the rest. Make sure to not have any programs running while this is happening and don't worry if your computer freezes for a bit.
Easy Flash comes (you need to download and install ASUS Update separately) with the BIOS and it's just as easy and safer to use than ASUS Update.
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Yeah. Get Asus Update.

1:Get Asus Update, install.

2: Download Bios file before hand manually. Dont download from Asus Update.

3: Use Asus Update to install Bios.

4:Restart.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Gothiq View Post
Yeah. Get Asus Update.

1:Get Asus Update, install.

2: Download Bios file before hand manually. Dont download from Asus Update.

3: Use Asus Update to install Bios.

4:Restart.
OMG, no. Use Easy Flash, it's bettarrrrr!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Trogdor View Post
OMG, no. Use Easy Flash, it's bettarrrrr!

What are you trying to do? Spoil this thread? What do you mean by its 'bettarrrrr!'?

Does easy flash gives your PC trillion more megahertz? Please go troll somewhere else.
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