2.1.4 ASUS EZ Flash 2 utility Asus prime Asus M3A78-EM

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Chapter 2: BIOS setup

•  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!

To update the BIOS using EZ Flash 2:

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

the motherboard.

2.  Save the BIOS file to a floppy disk or a USB flash disk, then restart the 

system.

2.1.4.

ASUS.EZ.Flash.2.utility

The ASUS EZ Flash 2 feature allows you to update the BIOS without having to go 

through the long process of booting from a floppy disk and using a DOS-based 

utility. The EZ Flash 2 utility is built-in the BIOS chip so it is accessible by pressing 

<Alt>.+.<F2> during the Power-On Self Tests (POST). 

3.  You can launch the EZ Flash 2 by two methods.

(1)  Insert the floppy disk / USB flash disk that contains the BIOS file to the 

floppy disk drive or the USB port. 

 

Press <Alt>.+.<F2> during POST to display the following.

ASUSTek EZ Flash 2 BIOS ROM Utility V3.21

Current ROM

Update ROM

A:

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FLASH TYPE: 

MXIC 25L8005

PATH: 

A:\

BOARD:

M3A78-EM

VER: 

0204 (H:00 B:05)

DATE: 

05/22/2008

BOARD:

Unknown

VER: 

Unknown

DATE: 

Unknown