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[Solved]Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3 rev. 1.3, how to update to bios U1G (EUFI)

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So... trying to update my bios to the EUFI bios (downloaded from gigabyte website, for my board). I am trying to use @bios because i think it rocks, but I keep getting "Bios vendor is not correct!"

Not sure how to proceed from here. Should I worry about EUFI bios? Or is there an advantage to stay with F10?
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UEFI BIOS
(When updating from legacy to UEFI, use only the utility attached to your BIOS file)

You have to use the utility they provide to you, which is probably DOS based.
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You have to use the utility they provide to you, which is probably DOS based.

I'm unsure on what utility it is talking about. @bios is how their updates usually work, works with Windows. I'm, honestly, a bit befuddled.
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I'm unsure on what utility it is talking about. @bios is how their updates usually work, works with Windows. I'm, honestly, a bit befuddled.

When you extract the bios from the exe you will get 3 files... autoexec.bat , FLASHEFI.EXE, and Z68XPUD3.U1G. You have to do it in DOS and then just run autoexec.bat or type FLASHEFI Z68XPUD3.U1G . For a guide how to make a flash drive bootable to a DOS environment see here
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Originally Posted by Dopamin3 View Post

When you extract the bios from the exe you will get 3 files... autoexec.bat , FLASHEFI.EXE, and Z68XPUD3.U1G. You have to do it in DOS and then just run autoexec.bat or type FLASHEFI Z68XPUD3.U1G . For a guide how to make a flash drive bootable to a DOS environment see here

Thanks...

Edit: Just flashed it. Worked flashlessly. +rep
Edited by ./Cy4n1d3\. - 10/31/12 at 12:23pm
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I followed the guide and cannot get this to work for me. It says Not ready reading drive C then gives the options to Abort, Retry, Ignore, Fail?

I'm not sure what I did wrong but if I type in autoexec.bat, it does FLASHEFI Z68XPUD3.U1G then gives the same error. Please help?

EDIT: It's worth noting I have the rev. 1.0 of the GA-Z68XP-UD3 mobo
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