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hi can anyone tell me how to update my bios i just got this board but i downloaded the bios file from asrock website and it wont let me update it the instructions say to make a bootable floppy disk but i have no floppy drive is there any easy ways of doin this update through windows my motherboard is the asrock 890gm pro 3
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Move the file to a flash drive(make sure its not in a compressed folder). Restart and open the bios and there should be an option to update. Select it and go into the flash drives files and locate the Bios file. Hope this helps.
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it's also highly recommended to set your mobo to its default settings when updating and i also read it's a good idea to format your flash drive before transferring the bios file and booting with it

also, you are only supposed to update the bios if you're having problems with it. if there is no problems, then why take the risk
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