Remember to back up your existing BIOS before beginning.
This will be handy if you run into issues during the update or if you do not like the performance or features that come with the updated BIOS. Ultimately it will be up to you to decide if your system will benefit from an updated BIOS.
Select your USB stick and follow the onscreen instructions to complete your BIOS update.
To update your BIOS via DOS, you will need a bootable USB. We’re using Rufus, but you can use any of the options listed above.
It’s easy to determine your currently installed BIOS.
Going forward, each flash utility is a bit different but simple enough to understand.
Plus they all provide info on how to proceed once the application is initiated in DOS.
Your current BIOS version will be listed under “BIOS Version/Date”.
Now you can download your motherboard’s latest BIOS update and update utility from the manufacturer’s website.
Restart your computer and press or hold down the appropriate key to enter your system BIOS. However it may be F2 or F8 on some laptops and desktop systems.