2.1.3 ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 utility Asus prime Asus M3A78

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ASUS M3A78

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Recovering the BIOS from the Support DVD

To recover the BIOS from the Support DVD:

1.  Remove any floppy disk from the floppy disk drive, then turn on the system.
2.  Insert the Support DVD to the optical drive.
3.  The utility displays the following message and automatically checks the 

floppy disk for the original or updated BIOS file.

4.  Restart the system after the utility completes the updating process.

When no floppy disk is found, the utility automatically checks the optical drive 

for the original or updated BIOS file. The utility then updates the corrupted 

BIOS file.

The recovered BIOS may not be the latest BIOS version for this motherboard. 

Visit the ASUS website at www.asus.com to download the latest BIOS file.

Bad BIOS checksum. Starting BIOS recovery...
Checking for floppy...

Bad BIOS checksum. Starting BIOS recovery...
Checking for floppy...
Floppy not found!
Checking for CD-ROM...
CD-ROM found!
Reading file “M3A78.ROM”. Completed.
Start flashing...

Recovering the BIOS from the USB flash disk

To recover the BIOS from the USB flash disk:

1.  Insert the USB flash disk that contains BIOS file to the USB port.
2.  Turn on the system.
3.  The utility will automatically checks the devices for the BIOS file When found, 

the utility reads the BIOS file and starts flashing the corrupted BIOS file.

4.  Restart the system after the utility completes the updating process.

•  Only the USB flash disk with FAT 32/16 format and single partition can 

support ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3. The device size should be smaller than 

8GB.

•  DO NOT shut down or reset the system while updating the BIOS! Doing so 

can cause system boot failure!