Managing and updating your BIOS. Asus T2-R

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5.1

Managing and updating your BIOS

The following utilities allow you to manage and update the motherboard

Basic Input/Output System (BIOS) setup.

1.

AFUDOS (Updates the BIOS in DOS mode using a bootable floppy disk.)

2.

ASUS EZ Flash (Updates the BIOS using a floppy disk during POST.)

3.

CrashFree BIOS 2 (Updates the BIOS using a bootable floppy disk or the

support CD when the BIOS gets corrupted.)

4.

ASUS Update (Updates the BIOS in Windows

® environment.)

Refer to the corresponding section for each utility.

Important notes

• It is recommended that you save a copy of the original

motherboard BIOS file to a bootable floppy disk in case you need to restore the BIOS in the future. Copy the original motherboard BIOS using the AFUDOS or the ASUS Update utilities.

• A working BIOS file for this motherboard is in the support CD.

Use this file only when you do not have a copy of the original motherboard BIOS file in a floppy disk.

• Visit the ASUS website and download the latest BIOS file for this motherboard using the ASUS Update utility.

5.1.1 Creating a bootable floppy disk

1.

Do either one of the following to create a bootable floppy disk.

DOS environment

Insert a 1.44 MB floppy disk into the drive. At the DOS prompt, type:

format A:/S then press <Enter>.

Windows

®

98SE/ME environment

a. From your Windows desktop, click on Start, then select My

Computer.

b. Double-click on Add/Remove Programs icon from the Control

Panel window.

c. Click on the Startup Disk tab, then on Create Disk... button.

d. Insert a 1.44 MB floppy disk when prompted. Follow the succeeding screen instructions to complete the process.

Chapter 5: BIOS setup

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