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Windows 7: bios flashing


12 Oct 2009   #1

Windows 7 Professional (64 Bit)
 
 
bios flashing

Hi all just wondering how do you flash a bios for a motherboard using a usb?? I have an Asus P5KPL-CM and need the lastest bios cause it fixers a problem i have with my audio....

if someone could let me know how to go about this i wound be ever so greatful

NOTE: I have the right bios file.... I have no Floppy drive

cheers

Gamer1238


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12 Oct 2009   #2

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Gamer

Evening. there are two ways bios can be flashed that vary from computer to computer. the first way to upgrade bios is from within windows. If the file is executable (*.exe) follow your computers documention.

second is you put the file on a dvd, cd, usb drive and reboot from the media. what kind of comuter do you have?

Ken
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12 Oct 2009   #3

Windows 7 Professional (64 Bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
Gamer

Evening. there are two ways bios can be flashed that vary from computer to computer. the first way to upgrade bios is from within windows. If the file is executable (*.exe) follow your computers documention.

second is you put the file on a dvd, cd, usb drive and reboot from the media. what kind of comuter do you have?

Ken
Hi Ken

can you explain what you mean by what kind of computer i have???
Its a desktop which i built myself
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12 Oct 2009   #4

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

gamer

sorry Im not used to having specs to look at since your mobo is Asus P5KPL-CMyou can go to asus and get the bios flash. On that site it will tell you how to install it

K
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12 Oct 2009   #5

Windows 7 Professional (64 Bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
gamer

sorry Im not used to having specs to look at since your mobo is Asus P5KPL-CMyou can go to asus and get the bios flash. On that site it will tell you how to install it

K
I've tried that it doesn't work for some reason
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12 Oct 2009   #6

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

how did they tell you to install it?
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12 Oct 2009   #7

Windows 7 x64
 
 

With Asus can't you use 'EZ Flash 2' with a USB. I have a Asus P5Q Deluxe and use EZ Flash. Read your manual!
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12 Oct 2009   #8

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Doakh

I agree but im not a manual reader myself so I cant blame him for not doing it
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12 Oct 2009   #9

Windows 7 Professional (64 Bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by doakh View Post
With Asus can't you use 'EZ Flash 2' with a USB. I have a Asus P5Q Deluxe and use EZ Flash. Read your manual!
I can't understand it is all if you could help me out that would be great....

I've never flashed my bios with EZ Flash before
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12 Oct 2009   #10

Windows 7 Professional (64 Bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
Doakh

I agree but im not a manual reader myself so I cant blame him for not doing it
yeah i am the same but its hard for me to understand it in the manual plus i've never done it before using the EZ flash
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