The list of ASUS models filtered by the "BIOS" category.Browse the list to find drivers for your ASUS BIOS model.We used an ASUS Crosshair V in this guide, but the steps apply to any other E-Z Flash-equipped board.
Abrupt power loss or power disruption by the user can brick the board -- meaning it will be as useful as a brick when it comes to computing.
Do not disconnect power at any time during this process. When updating via internet, most boards will store the update locally, wipe the old firmware, and then apply the update.
A BIOS update might be all a user needs resolve them.
Though it's not without hazards, the process is fairly easy. Copy the updated BIOS file to floppy disk or USB drive. When the DOS prompt appears, type the following: afudos /i[name of BIOS file]For example, "p4c800b.rom" might be the name of the new BIOS file.
Note that the list of compatible operating systems in this table is not full.
Click on the model name to view the description of the driver and full compatibility parameters.
You might be able to get the information by entering the serial number of the PC on a Web site, but when it comes to flashing your BIOS you need to be 100 percent accurate and the information on the Web site could be incorrect.
The only way to know for sure your motherboard make is to pop off the side panel or open the case and take a peek.
Flashing firmware used to be a sort-of haphazard process that often resulted in bricked motherboards.
At least, that was my experience when working with pre-UEFI motherboards in a lab environment.
The system does not need to be turned on or pass POST (Power On Self Test) 1. Be sure to rename your file according to the motherboard model.