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Chapter 2: BIOS setup
ASUS EZ Flash 2 utility
The ASUS EZ Flash 2 feature allows you to update the BIOS without having to use a
bootable floppy disk or a DOS-based utility.
Before using this utility, download the latest BIOS file from the ASUS website at www.asus.
To update the BIOS using EZ Flash 2:
Insert the floppy/USB flash disk that contains the latest BIOS file to the floppy disk
drive or the USB port, then launch EZ Flash 2. You can launch EZ Flash 2 in two ways.
a. Press <Alt> + <F2> during POST to display the following:
ASUSTek EZ Flash 2 BIOS ROM Utility V3.32
[Enter] Select or Load
[Tab] Switch [V] Drive Info
[Up/Down/Home/End] Move [B] Backup [ESC] Exit
• Enter the BIOS setup program. Go to the Tools menu to select EZ Flash 2 and
press <Enter> to enable it.
Press <Tab> to switch between drives until the correct BIOS file is found.
When the correct BIOS file is found, EZ Flash 2 performs the BIOS update process
and automatically reboots the system when done.
• This function can support devices such as USB flash disk, or floppy disk with FAT 32/16
format and single partition only.
• Do not shut down or reset the system while updating the BIOS to prevent system boot