Asus 90MB0YM0-M0EAY0 Motherboard User Manual

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Asus 90MB0YM0-M0EAY0 Motherboard User Manual | Manualzz

BIOS

Update and

Management

2

E13571

Revised Edition V4

October 2017

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BIOS Update and Management

Contents

Chapter 1: UEFI BIOS - Graphics Mode

1.1 EZ Update ........................................................................................ 4

1.2 ASUS EZ Flash 2 ............................................................................. 5

1.3 ASUS EZ Flash 3 ............................................................................. 6

1.4 ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 ................................................................. 7

Chapter 2: UEFI BIOS - Text Mode

2.1 ASUS EZ Flash ............................................................................... 8

2.2 ASUS BIOS Updater ........................................................................ 9

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BIOS Update and Management

This manual discusses the ASUS-exclusive utilities or tools that you can use in updating and managing the BIOS setup program on your motherboard.

Save a copy of the original motherboard BIOS file to a USB flash disk in case you need to restore the BIOS in the future.

Chapter 1: UEFI BIOS - Graphics Mode

1.1 EZ Update

EZ Update is a utility that allows you to automatically update your motherboard’s softwares, drivers and the BIOS version easily. With this utlity, you can also manually update the saved

BIOS and select a boot logo when the system goes into POST.

To launch EZ Update, click

EZ Update

on the AI Suite 3 main menu bar.

Click to automatically update your motherboard’s driver, software and firmware

Click to find and select the BIOS from file

Click to select a boot logo

Click to update the BIOS

EZ Update requires an Internet connection either through a network or an ISP (Internet

Service Provider).

BIOS Update and Management

1.2 ASUS EZ Flash 2

The ASUS EZ Flash 2 feature allows you to update the BIOS without using an OS-based utility.

Before you start 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 USB flash disk that contains the latest BIOS file to the USB port.

2. Enter the

Advanced Mode

of the BIOS setup program. Go to the

Tool

menu to select

ASUS EZ Flash 2 Utility

and press <Enter> to enable it.

3. Press <Tab> to switch to the Drive field.

4. Press the Up/Down arrow keys to find the USB flash disk that contains the latest BIOS, and then press <Enter>.

5. Press <Tab> to switch to the Folder Info field.

6. Press the Up/Down arrow keys to find the BIOS file, and then press <Enter> to perform the BIOS update process. Reboot the system when the update process is done.

• This function supports USB flash disks 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!

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1.3 ASUS EZ Flash 3

The ASUS EZ Flash 3 feature allows you to update the BIOS without using an OS-based utility.

• Ensure that you load the BIOS default settings to ensure system compatibility and stability. Select the

Load Optimized Defaults

item under the Exit menu. For details, refer to the section

Exit Menu

in your motherboard user manual.

• Check your Internet connection before updating the BIOS via the Internet.

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To update the BIOS using EZ Flash 3:

1. Enter the

Advanced Mode

of the BIOS setup program. Go to the

Tool

menu to select

ASUS EZ Flash 3 Utility

and press <Enter> to enable it.

2. Follow the steps below to update the BIOS via USB or Internet.

Via USB

a) Insert the USB flash disk that contains the latest BIOS file to the USB port, then select

by USB

.

b) Press <Tab> to switch to the

Drive

field.

c) Press the Up/Down arrow keys to find the USB flash disk that contains the latest

BIOS, and then press <Enter>. d) Press <Tab> to switch to the

Folder Info

field.

e) Press the Up/Down arrow keys to find the BIOS file, and then press <Enter> to perform the BIOS update process.

Via the Internet

a) Select .

b) Press the Left/Right arrow keys to select an Internet connection method, and then press <Enter>.

c) Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the update.

3. Reboot the system when the update process is done.

DO NOT shut down or reset the system while updating the BIOS to prevent system boot failure!

BIOS Update and Management

1.4 ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3

The ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 is an auto recovery tool that allows you to restore the BIOS file when it fails or gets corrupted during the updating process. You can restore a corrupted BIOS file using the motherboard support DVD or a USB flash drive that contains the updated BIOS file.

• Before using this utility, rename the BIOS file in the removable device.

• The BIOS file in the support DVD may not be the latest version. Download the latest

BIOS file from the ASUS website at www.asus.com.

Recovering the BIOS

To recover the BIOS:

1. Turn on the system.

2. Insert the support DVD to the optical drive or the USB flash drive that contains the

BIOS file to the USB port.

3. The utility automatically checks the devices for the BIOS file. When found, the utility reads the BIOS file and enters ASUS EZ Flash 3 utility automatically.

4. The system requires you to enter BIOS Setup to recover BIOS settings. To ensure system compatibility and stability, we recommend that you press <F5> to load default

BIOS values.

DO NOT shut down or reset the system while updating the BIOS! Doing so can cause system boot failure!

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Chapter 2: UEFI BIOS - Text Mode

2.1 ASUS EZ Flash

The ASUS EZ Flash feature allows you to update the BIOS without using an OS-based utility.

• Before you start using this utility, download the latest BIOS file from the ASUS website at

www.asus.com

• Check your Internet connection before updating the BIOS via the Internet.

To update the BIOS using EZ Flash:

1. Insert the USB flash disk that contains the latest BIOS file to the USB port.

2. Enter the BIOS setup program. Go to the

Tool

menu to select

Start EzFlash

and press

<Enter> to enable it.

Start EzFlash

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3. Press the Up/Down arrow keys to find the USB flash disk that contains the latest BIOS, and then press <Enter>.

4. Press the Left/Right arrow keys to switch to the Folder Info field.

5. Press the Up/Down arrow keys to find the BIOS file, and then press <Enter> to perform the BIOS update process. Reboot the system when the update process is done.

• This function supports USB flash disks 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!

BIOS Update and Management

2.2 ASUS BIOS Updater

ASUS BIOS Updater allows you to update the BIOS in DOS environment.

The screen captures used in this section are for reference only and may not be exactly the same as actually shown on your computer screen.

Before updating BIOS

• Prepare the motherboard support DVD and a USB flash drive.

• Download the latest BIOS file and BIOS Updater from http://support.asus.com and save them in your USB flash drive.

NTFS is not supported under FreeDOS environment. Ensure that your USB flash drive is in single partition and in FAT32/16 format.

• Turn off the computer.

• Ensure that your computer has a DVD optical drive.

Booting the system in DOS environment

To boot the system in DOS:

1. Insert the USB flash drive with the latest BIOS file and BIOS Updater to the USB port.

2. Boot your computer then press <F8> to launch the select boot device screen.

3. When the select boot device screen appears, insert the Support DVD into the optical drive then select the optical drive as the boot device.

Please select boot device:

and

to move selection

ENTER to select boot device

ESC to boot using defaults

P2: ST3808110AS (76319MB) aigo miniking (250MB)

UEFI: (FAT) ASUS DRW-2014L1T(4458MB)

P1: ASUS DRW-2014L1T(4458MB)

UEFI: (FAT) aigo miniking (250MB)

Enter Setup

4. When the booting message appears, press <Enter> within five (5) seconds to enter

FreeDOS prompt.

ISOLINUX 3.20 2006-08-26 Copyright (C) 1994-2005 H. Peter Anvin

A Bootable DVD/CD is detected. Press ENTER to boot from the DVD/CD.

If no key is pressed within 5 seconds, the system will boot next priority device automatically. boot:

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5. On the FreeDOS prompt, type

d:

then press <Enter> to switch the disk from Drive C

(optical drive) to Drive D (USB flash drive).

Welcome to FreeDOS (http://www.freedos.org)!

C:/> d:

D:/>

Updating the BIOS file

To update the BIOS file:

1. On the FreeDOS prompt, type

bupdater /g

and press <Enter>.

D:/> bupdater /g

2. On the BIOS Updater screen, press <Tab> to switch from Files panel to Drives panel then select

D:

.

BOARD:

VER:

DATE:

ASUSTeK BIOS Updater for DOS V1.31 [2014/01/01]

Current ROM

B150-PLUS

0303

PATH: C:\

(H :00 B :00)

09/21/2015

Update ROM

BOARD: Unknown

VER: Unknown

DATE: Unknown

C:

D:

FORMAN~1 <DIR>

B150PLUS.CAP 16779264 2015-09-21 21:14:34

Drives panel

Files panel

Note

[Enter] Select or Load [Tab] Switch [V] Drive Info

[Up/Down/Home/End] Move [Esc] Exit

3. Press <Tab> to switch from Drives panel to Files panel then press <Up/Down or Home/

End> keys to select the BIOS file and press <Enter>.

4. After the BIOS Updater checks the selected BIOS file, select

Yes

to confirm the BIOS update.

Are you sure you want to update the BIOS?

Yes No

The BIOS Backup feature is not supported due to security regulations.

BIOS Update and Management

5. Select then press <Enter>. When BIOS update is done, press <ESC> to exit BIOS

Updater.

6. Restart your computer.

DO NOT shut down or reset the system while updating the BIOS to prevent system boot failaure.

Ensure to load the BIOS default settings to ensure system compatibility and stability. Select the

Load Optimized Defaults

item under the

Exit

BIOS menu.

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