Updating a motherboard
Some people will copy the bios file to a USB drive for flashing, but I prefer to skip this step and just load the bios file straight from the hard drive. Enter the bios using the 'F2' key as soon as you power on the notebook.Windows 8 users may have trouble getting into the bios with 'F2' (or through the 'ESC' key), so if necessary, boot to Win8 and select the 'settings' charm, Change PC Settings/General/Advanced Startup (restart now).
I highly recommend that you do NOT do this – unless you really know what you’re doing. Well, on this particular mobo, I had great difficulty getting Windows to boot. In some cases, these problems can indicate a defective motherboard or other component. Instead, you are met with a blank screen with a blinking white cursor, and pressing Del or F2 does nothing!But, it’s pretty much guaranteed that your BIOS settings will be very similar. You’ll prolly want to go the Boot settings, like so: Notice that I have on if, say, you wanted to enable your ethernet ROM in order to boot over the network… Next, on the same screen, scroll down, and you’ll see this: Here we get to the really important part!Click on , and then futz with each of the four settings underneath it.Moving along to how to fix all your New Motherboard Problems…
Again, the following screenshots and instructions are specifically for an ASUS Z170-A motherboard, so your BIOS may vary.
I do this whole puter-building thing a lot, and I’ve been doing it for a long time.
When you get a new motherboard, why you update the BIOS?
Hi guys, sorry for spamming the forum tonight but I've just spotted the new BIOS for the G750JW.
Can anyone give me a step by step guide on updating the G750 BIOS, this may come in handy for the less BIOS confident users among us.
So, the first thing you’re gonna need to do is get into the BIOS.