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post #11 of 16
You can do it either way! If you do it through windows, I suggest that you download the new bios first then use asus update and flash the bios with the "from a file" option. Don't flash it through the internet because their download speeds are pathetic. Plus if you update it through the internet, you run a greater chance that you will experience a problem.

The easiest way I have found is to download the file, rename it to your board, example: (A8N5X.rom) and save it to a disk. Use the Asus EZ flash. When you start the computer, hit ALT-F2 during the boot up and it will start. Put the disk in and it finds it and flashes the bios automaticaly.

The Asus EZ Flash info will be in your manual.
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post #12 of 16
What Edge said...and if ya mess up, put the Asus disk in and get the stock bios back. Been awhile since, but I remember doing that a couple times. The floppy method per Edge is painfree and sweet.
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done both ways and both ways are good. again i agree you should download the file from the net to your documents first and then use the "from file option" in the bios flash utillity. last time i did it in windows.
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thanks guys i was Jw because the asus board im looking at looks like the way to go
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winflash is good...I don't use floppies
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post #16 of 16
I haven't had a lot of experience w/ Asus boards, but the one I have is working out well for me, however do NOT leave the mobo CD in the drive when you're OCing, cause if you OC too much and the computer doesn't boot, the CD will automatically flash your bios and hang, learned it the hard way.
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