Updating bios with cd
Certainly, you wonder why motherboard vendors could not just do something right to save your time and effort and save you from the lousy BIOS updating work? Now Gigabyte announces @BIOS--the first Windows BIOS live update utility. It could help you to download the BIOS from internet and update it.
Not like the other BIOS update software, it’s a Windows utility.
This utility could detect your correct mainboard model and help you to choose the BIOS accordingly.
It then downloads the BIOS from the nearest Gigabyte ftp site automatically.
Again, Gigabyte’s innovative product erects a milestone in mainboard industries. Instructions: Before you start if your system supports Intel Hyper-Threading technology, please kindly disable the function in the BIOS and also please close all applications and TSR (such as anti-virus program) under Windows to avoid unexpect error whiling BIOS update.
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Take the BIOS update you downloaded from the manufacturer’s website and place it on the USB stick.
Leave the stick plugged in to your computer and then restart the system.
Your current BIOS version will be listed under “BIOS Version/Date”.
There are several different choices; you could use “Internet Update” to download and update your BIOS directly.
Or you may want to keep a backup for your current BIOS, just choose “Save Current BIOS” to save it first.
To update your BIOS via DOS, you will need a bootable USB. We’re using Rufus, but you can use any of the options listed above.
Rufus formats your USB into a FAT32 file format by default, targeting UEFI or DOS system types.