2.1.2 AFUDOS utility Asus prime Asus M3A78-EM

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The utility returns to the DOS prompt after copying the current BIOS file.

3.  Press 

<Enter>. The utility copies the current BIOS file to the floppy disk. 

A:\>afudos /oOLDBIOS1.rom
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Reading flash ..... done

 

Write to file...... ok

A:\>

1.  Copy the AFUDOS utility (afudos.exe) from the motherboard Support DVD to 

the bootable floppy disk you created earlier.

2.  Boot the system in DOS mode, then at the prompt type:

afudos /o[filename]
where the [filename] is any user-assigned filename no more than eight 

alphanumeric characters  for the main filename and three alphanumeric 

characters for the extension name. 

Main filename Extension.name

A:\>afudos /oOLDBIOS1.rom

2.  Copy the AFUDOS utility (afudos.exe) from the motherboard Support DVD to 

the bootable floppy disk you created earlier or a USB flash disk.

3.  Boot the system in DOS mode, then at the prompt type:
 

afudos /i[filename]
where [filename] is the latest or the original BIOS file on the bootable floppy 

disk.

Updating the BIOS file

To update the BIOS file using the AFUDOS utility:

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

for the motherboard. Save the BIOS file to a bootable floppy disk.

A:\>afudos /iM3A78EM.rom

Write the BIOS filename on a piece of paper. You need to type the exact BIOS 

filename at the DOS prompt.