If you are a bit skeptical or doubtful when it comes to updating your motherboard’s BIOS, you have all the rights to be so because messing around with BIOS updates could be a very tricky business that renders your computer unusable.Not in the case of ASUS motherboards though, as the Taiwanese hardware manufacturer has released a dedicated software solution that can make the entire process a lot easier.The often times requires a floppy drive to be installed on the system.Please visit your motherboard manufacturer's website for instructions on how to check your BIOS version and for tools you can use to safely update your BIOS.Many motherboard manufacturers release updates that resolve crucial issues related to system crashes and/or slow performance.This guide is intended to assist you in locating BIOS updates and chipset drivers to ensure that your system is in top working order.
The best way to accomplish this is to keep your motherboard's BIOS and chipset drivers up to date.
Please visit your motherboard manufacturer's website to determine what type of chipset your motherboard has and where you can find the most recent drivers for it.
Many motherboards use the Nvidia n Force platform for the chipset.
If the BIOS file is too large to fit with boot files, consider using the EZ Flash method described below.)Insert the motherboard support CD into optical drive. The final message will be "Verifying flash." DO NOT switch off or reboot at any point in this process or you will ruin your motherboard.
After the update is complete, the utility will return to the DOS prompt. Enter the BIOS Menu and load "Setup Default."Save and reboot. Copy your new BIOS files to a floppy disk or USB drive. When the system is at POST, press "Alt" "F2" to enter EZ-Flash.