You can enter the BIOS by pressing the dedicated BIOS keyboard button . Once inside the BIOS, you will see what version you are running on the first page. We have never experienced a bricked board or failed flash ourselves, but they do happen and it can be a real pain to fix.

If your BIOS version is outdated, simply download the new BIOS version and save to desktop. One of the most common reasons a manufacturer will bring out a new BIOS version is to fix reported bugs. Reported bugs are nothing new; they can be found across most aspects of a build and is one of the main reasons why manufacturers constantly bring out updated drivers and BIOS versions. The easiest way of doing this is by checking with the manufacturer.

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So follow your motherboard manufacturer’s instructions to the letter and make sure you understand the process before even attempting it. The good news is that, one way or another, the flash should be over in a few seconds.

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By this, I mean, going to their website and finding your motherboard in their products list, going to support and checking the BIOS section to see if yours is the latest. If the BIOS version you are running is not at the top of their list, then your BIOS is out-of-date. The easiest way of checking what BIOS version you are running is to enter the BIOS.

  • If the server or tracker overlooks this message, Privacy Badger would block it instantly.
  • Your location can be detected through various means and that is a harm to your privacy.
  • You are also able to report a fake location or random noise to protect your secrecy.
  • Not only it automatically blocks trackers, but it also has more privacy protection by eliminating outgoing link click tracking on Twitter, Google, and Facebook.
  • So basically there are three configurable privacy levels, which means that greater the privacy level, the higher will be the amount of noise, thus maximized privacy.

The computer we’re working with here has a Gigabyte motherboard, so we have to download the Gigabyte update utility, which is known as @BIOS. So look for an equivalent utility for your specific board.

So here’s our guide on how to perform an MSI, Gigabyte, or Asus BIOS update swiftly, and, more importantly, safely. You can do this by going to the manufacturer’s website and searching for your motherboard. Once you have found your motherboard, select the "Support" tab and find the "BIOS" section.