Bios updating utility
Because BIOS flashing is potentially risky, if you do not encounter problems using the current version of BIOS, it is recommended that you not flash the BIOS. Inadequate BIOS flashing may result in system malfunction.
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Besides identifying your motherboard manufacturer it can also find the correct BIOS Update (if available) and offer a paid subscription option to the BIOS Agent Plus service where you'll get access to BIOS Updates and Driver Updates on between 1 to 10 PCs for 1 year.
With an Award BIOS Flasher (awdflash) you can flash an Award or Award/Phoenix BIOS from a DOS environment.
Utilized for factory or field BIOS updates, AFU is flexible enough to update the entire Flash part or only a portion.
It programs the main BIOS image, boot block or OEM configurable ROM regions.
On Windows 7, you can search the Start menu for System Information to find it.
On Windows 8, it’s more hidden — but you can still launch the System Information panel on Windows 8.
AMI's Aptio firmware offers an easy transition to the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) specification, giving developers all the advantages of UEFI - modularity, portability, C-based coding - while retaining easy-to-use tools that facilitate manufacturing and enhance productivity.
The whole BIOS updating procedure should be treated with extreme caution.
If you do not encounter any system instability or bugs with the current BIOS version, we suggest that you keep it.
AMIBCP also features Supported Products: Aptio V Aptio 4 AMIBIOS 8 AMISCE is a command line tool which provides an easy way to update NVRAM variables, extract variables directly from the BIOS, change settings using either a text editor or a setup program and update the BIOS.
AMISCE produces a script file that lists all setup questions on the system being modified by AMISCE.