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5-1-2 Updating the BIOS with the @BIOS Utility
A. Before You Begin
1. In Windows, close all applications and TSR
(Terminate and Stay Resident) programs. This
helps prevent unexpected failures when performing
a BIOS update.
2. If the BIOS is being updated via the Internet, ensure
the Internet connection is stable and do NOT
interrupt the Internet connection (for example, avoid
a power loss or switching off the Internet). Failure to
do so may result in a corrupted BIOS or a system
that is unable to start.
3. GIGABYTE product warranty does not cover any
BIOS damage or system failure resulting from an
B. Using @BIOS
•Do not turn off the system or remove the power during the BIOS update process, or the BIOS may
corrupt and the system may not boot.
"Update the BIOS without Using the Internet Update Function" below.
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C. After Updating the BIOS
Restart your system after updating the BIOS.
1. Update the BIOS Using the Internet Update Function:
Click Update from Server, select the @BIOS server site closest to your location and
instructions to complete.
2. Update the BIOS without Using the Internet Update Function:
Click Update from File
from the Internet or through other source. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete.
3. Save the Current BIOS File:
Click Save to File
4. Change the Boot-up Logo:
Click Upload new image in Face-Wizard and you will be able to change the boot-up logo
with your own picture, creating a personalized boot-up screen. Click Backup current image
to save the current boot-up logo.