Be sure to read your motherboard's manual thoroughly before attempting to flash your BIOS or update your motherboard's chipset drivers.If you are not comfortable in performing the steps indicated by your motherboard's manual, please contact your motherboard manufacturer or system assembler for assistance. I am updating my Asus Gene VI motherboard, on Asus' website. There are many others, such as Utilities, BIOS-Utilities, and the list goes on...
"Flashing" the BIOS is synonymous with updating the motherboard's BIOS to the latest version.
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.
Because BIOS flashing is potentially risky, if you do not encounter problems using the current version of BIOS, it is recommended that you not flash the BIOS. Inadequate BIOS flashing may result in system malfunction.
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