2.1.3 ASUS EZ Flash 2 utility Asus prime Asus M3A78

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Chapter 2: BIOS setup

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2.1.3 

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.

com.

To update the BIOS using EZ Flash 2:
1. 

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

Current ROM

Update ROM

A:

Note

FLASH TYPE: 

MXIC 25L8005

PATH: 

A:\

BOARD: 

M3A78

VER: 

0209

DATE: 

07/01/2008

BOARD: 

Unknown

VER: 

Unknown

DATE: 

Unknown

  [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.

4. 

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 

failure!