bios update

Forum discussion tagged with bios update.
  1. P

    Question Bluescreen after BIOS update + XMP activated (BSOD IRQL NOT LESS OR EQUAL )

    I get blue screen if I update to a newer BIOS version. The only BIOS that is working with XMP enabled is F13. If I update the BIOS to F14, F15a or F15c and activate the XMP profile, I get bluescreen almost every time when windows starts. If I deactivate XMP, Windows is working properly. Error...
  2. geckovic02

    Question M.2 SSD not detected in BIOS, but can boot normally when selected in boot selection menu (f12) ?

    Hi everyone My friend had a wierd issue, where after moving to a new SSD + fresh Windows install, he always needed to select the new SSD (M.2 NVME) in the bios selection menu. Even after formatting the old ssd, it would still show up as a boot drive (Probably because we haven't removed all...
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    Question After updating my BIOS my RAM is being recognised but half of it is in hardware reserved.

    I updated my bios and now my 16GB of RAM is being halved and put into hardware reserved, I'm not sure what to do and I've tried multiple things and I just can't figure out why it's happening. I'm convinced it's a BIOS setting but I don't know which one. My motherboard is a Gigabyte AB350-Gaming 3.
  4. PCMasterProhahah123

    Question Flashed asus prime b350m-a motherboard? Pls help! Its now bricked? Need help from a pro! Pls

    So i bought rust and it said i needed atleast 10gb of ram. I have 16gb so i thought it was wierd. I looked in task manager and it said 16gb but it also said that 8,1gb was "hardware reserved". So i looked up fixes for it and tried all and none worked. I tried removing and putting back the ram...
  5. xxdms2k11xx

    Question Do I need to update the latest bios for ASUS TUF Gaming X570-Plus (Wi-Fi)?

    I just bought an AMD Ryzen 7 5800x yesterday. I'm planning to buy an ASUS TUF Gaming X570-Plus (Wi-Fi) I wonder if this CPU + MOBO will work before Updating the bios from ASUS Website. BTW I don't have a Zen 2 CPU.
  6. P

    [SOLVED] I updated my BIOS, now I cant even boot into Windows RE from a USB, PLEASE HELP!

    Motherboard: 
ASUS PRIME B450M-A GPU: 
ASUS DUAL-RX580-O4G

 CPU:
 AMD Ryzen 5 3600 (3.6GHz,65W,L3:32M,6C,B0) 

RAM: 
GoodRAM GX2400 DDR4 8GB DIMM


 My PC came prebuilt from a vendor when I bought it 2-3 years ago. When it arrived it had BIOS version 1823 on it. 2 days ago I wanted to finally...
  7. S

    [SOLVED] ASROCK Instant Flash Not Recognizing USB

    I am trying to update my ASROCK B450M-Pro4 mobo to 5.30, it is currently on 3.90, I extracted the BIOS SW and put it on a USB 2.0 drive formatted to FAT32 and connected it to a USB2.0 port on the mobo. However, when I try and use the Instant Flash I get the "no image file detected" error, I have...
  8. ZEEESOOOR

    Question why i cant change anything in the BIOS

    Hello guys, I have kind of weird problem in my laptop bios. My laptop is MSI ge63 raider 9se rtx. so, after buying my laptop I realized that my CPU already overclocked and the temperature over 94c all the time while playing games. so, I decided to turned hyper threading off from the bios to stop...
  9. D

    [SOLVED] Z390 M Bios Update from f5 to f9

    Hello , I'm currently using motherborad Z390M -CF(according to CPU-Z) , I'm trying to update my bios from F5 to F9 but no luck , everything i try it gives me an error saying " bios id check error " . Was looking for guides on the internet and didnt find anything that helped. Would be glad to...
  10. D

    Question How can I update my bios if I don't have a compatible CPU?

    Hi, So I have an h310m pro vdh paired with an i3 9100f, on the box it says that the mobo only supports 8th gen CPUs but on part picker it doesn't show any compatibility issues, I checked the website and it now supports 8th and 9th gen CPUs but I guess I have to update the bios first, however I...
  11. J

    Question Cant find my exact motherboard but want to update Bios

    I currently cant find my exact board on asrock manufacturing website. i have a ASRock B550AM Gaming board. Found this link that has my exact board AsRock B550AM Motherboard Couldnt get my xmp profile to work my friend suggested to maybe update the bios which sent me into this rabbit hole. I'm...
  12. V

    [SOLVED] Which BIOS version MSI B350 Tomahawk for Ryzen 7 3700x

    I have a MSI b350 tomahawk with a Ryzen 3 1200. I want to upgrade the cpu to Ryzen 7 3700x. I understand that I need to update my BIOS for my new cpu, but have no idea which BIOS update to choose. I've tried doing my own research, but I can't find the correct information, since this is all new...
  13. S

    Question ASUS Motherboard "the system has POSTed in safe mode"

    I am using an ASUS Maximus XI Hero motherboard with an Intel Core i9 9900K. For the Windows 11 update I updated my bios to the lastest version (1903). After this bios update the PC would not boot and I would get the following message: The system has POSTed in safe mode. This may be due to the...
  14. L

    [SOLVED] About BIOS update

    Hello. I want to purchase a Gigabyte X570 Aorus Pro and an AMD Ryzen 5 5600X 3.7GHz. In order for the CPU to work, the motherboard must have BIOS version F30. My question is that this works with only this version or any version after the F30? Thanks for your time.
  15. bhogervorst

    [SOLVED] This computer won't turn off!

    This is a new one for me. Here's my story. I have a basic headless server machine that I use to run some game servers and other basic utilities. It's an i7-3770 with an Intel DH67BL motherboard, 32GB of Crucial Balistix, and a basic SATA 128GB SSD running Windows Server 2019. The system has...
  16. M

    [SOLVED] MSI B450M MORTAR Won't Display Logo/Can't Access BIOS Goes Directly to Windows

    I recently purchased a new CPU, Ryzen 7 5800x so I updated by MSI B450M Mortar's bios to the latest 7B89v1H3(Beta version). I flashed the BIOS using the flash button and after everything is done I noticed I can't access BIOS. Every time I press DELETE to access it before windows, it goes NO...
  17. Or Vaserman

    Question Did someone had any success in downloading the latest bios update (f15b) for the Gigabyte b360 aorus gaming 3 wifi? its says not found.

    Cant seem to downlead the update from their site . Having problems with ram Because of my bios version
  18. Endre

    [SOLVED] What happens if I update the BIOS with TPM enabled?

    Hello! Windows 11 requires secure boot and TPM 2.0 being enabled. Generally, before updating the BIOS, I load the default settings of the motherboard. Question: What happens if I update the BIOS while the secure boot and TPM 2.0 are enabled? Will that lead to errors?
  19. CeapaRo

    Question Is it possible to directly update bios to 0120?

    I have bios 0109 intel DH61WW, and I want to know if is it possible to update bios directly to 0120 ?
  20. [SOLVED] Any One Can help me? XFX RX 570 RX570p8d VF.0

    Dear Readers. i am in trouble. My Card Model is XFX RX 570 RX570p8d VF.0. And Other Model line is also on mentioned is RS XXX ED RX 570 8GB 1286M D5 3xDP HDMI DVI. I lost its Official Bios. Please any one help me about this to solve it. And also guide me how to programme it, And when Programme...
  21. Sumsar07

    [SOLVED] Is the R5 3600 compatible with msi b450 v2 bazooka

    I have a Arsenal Gaming MSI b450 v2 bazooka, and im upgrading my cpu. And i was wondering if it is vompatible with a ryzen 5 3600, without me having to update the bios.
  22. B

    [SOLVED] MSI B450 tomahawk max bios flash

    Edit* Connected everything to try and update BIOS from within bios itself and now PC won’t post. Lol. Just got home with the b450 tomahawk max. I’m trying to flash the BIOS with the newest update to run my Ryzen 5 5600x. I followed every instruction to a T when downloading the update file to the...
  23. darkcosmo_

    [SOLVED] AMD B550 chipset motherboards may need a BIOS update

    Hello, one of my pc pins just broke a few days ago and i was anyways looking for a new computer and now have a reason to get one. I am going for a white theme for the computer. As i was building the parts on pcpartpicker.com it said that the motherboard i want to use (Gigabyte B550 VISION D-P...
  24. V

    [SOLVED] I need help updating BIOS

    I have the MSI Z490 UNIFY motherboard: https://www.amazon.com/MSI-Gaming-Motherboard-Socket-Triple/dp/B0876GSMZB/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=msi+unify+z490&qid=1623303045&sr=8-3 and I'm looking to update the BIOS so I can gain pcie 4.0 support. The problem is I don't have a CPU of the...
  25. GiovanniGiorgio1212

    Question "No Signal" --- Gigabyte X570 AORUS ELITE with Ryzen 7 5800X

    I updated the bios of my motherboard with Q-Flash Plus following the right steps (downloaded the files, version F33h, i extracted them to a Fat32 usb, renamed the bios GIGABYTE.bin... ) then i connected the CPU, ram and a gpu. When i try to turn on the pc i get no output and the monitor says no...
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    [SOLVED] Upgrading cpu, Bios update

    Hi! I have a Gigabyte b360m-h motherboard and an i3-8100, and I bought an i5-8400, and I'm willing to change it soon. The thing is that I heard you need a bios update before changing the cpu. Will it work without it? Or do I have to update the bios? I know that you don't need to put on a new OS.
  27. T

    [SOLVED] Automatic Repair Failed Screen After Successful BIOS Update

    So, the main problem is, when I updated the BIOS via mflash, it installed 100%, then it rebooted and got into a loop of trying automatic repair. After 6 rounds of trying that, I got the blue screen that says automatic repair failed. I don't really know what happened, it looked like it updated...
  28. DanJohnsMSB

    [SOLVED] About upgrade from Ryzen 5 1600 to Ryzen 5 5600x on B450 motherboard

    I currently have a Ryzen 5 1600 and ASRock B450M Pro4 motherboard and I want to upgrade to Ryzen 5 5600x. As everybody knows, I'll need to update BIOS to do that. But ASRock says that the newest BIOS version is only compatible with 2nd Gen Ryzen or higher. So the question is, can I still...
  29. H

    [SOLVED] To Update BIOS, or No?

    Troubleshooting BIOS beep codes and attempting an RMA. Processor: Ryzen 5 2600 Motherboard: ASRock B450M-HDV R4.0 BIOS: R4.0 P3.20 Storyline System Build: completely stock. No overclocking. Been working fine for just over a year with no concerns. L2 Cache Faulty: Computer still boots and...
  30. J

    Question Laptop boots only sometimes at random

    Hey! I have a weird issue. My Samsung 350V5C-S05CZ boots only sometimes. Like one of 10 times when I turn it on. Sometimes it boots 2times in a row and sometimes it doesn´t boot even after 20th time. When it doesn´t boot Leds turn on, fan is working, but screen remains black. It seems like...
  31. C

    [SOLVED] EZ Flash 2 not showing .CAP file

    I'm trying to update my bios since they are incredibly outdated (2013) and when I unzip the bios file and place the extracted, renamed .cap file into my USB, the file still won't appear. idk what I'm doing wrong! please help! my motherboard is an Asus sabertooth 990fx R2.0
  32. CaptainDiabeto

    [SOLVED] How To Flash BIOS When Computer Wont POST

    Hi Everyone, I was trying to do a BIOS Update on my server computer because I had bought a new CPU and it required a BIOS Update in order to run, but somehow during the flash it corrupted itself and now the computer won't POST. My Question Is: How do I flash a new BIOS onto it without being able...
  33. CaptainDiabeto

    Question Did I Corrupt My BIOS?

    Hi Everyone, I recently did a BIOS Update on my Server Computer because I had bought a new CPU I was going to install in it, and I needed a modded BIOS so that it would recognize the microcode. The modder said he had tested the BIOS With i7s And Xeons and he worked out all the bugs. I started to...
  34. xpLoaDeD

    [SOLVED] Gigabyte x570 AORUS ELITE bios update?

    Hi! Will the Gigabyte x570 AORUS ELITE motheboard be compatible with the Ryzen 5 5600x out of the box? I want to buy a new motherboard and not bother in a BIOS Update procedure... Thanks!
  35. TempTop

    [SOLVED] Ryzen 5 3600 compatibility w/ ASRock B450 Steel Legend straight out-of-box?

    I've ordered a Ryzen 5 3600 and an ASRock B450 'Steel Legend' motherboard, the BIOS version needed for this processor is marked revision 'P2.30'. Seen here: http://www.asrock.com/mb/AMD/B450%20Steel%20Legend/#CPU I'm wondering what BIOS revision this motherboard ships with and is it compatible...
  36. M

    Question Can't enter bios

    I am trying to enter the bios to change fan speeds, but although I am spamming the delete key at boot I can't enter the bios. When I checked the system information for the bios version, it showed legacy. I went to look for a new version of the bios which I downloaded, but I can't install it...
  37. TempTop

    [SOLVED] i5-9500 compatibility w/ PRIME Z390-P straight out-of-box?

    I've ordered an i5-9500 and an ASUS PRIME Z390-P, the BIOS version needed for this processor is marked revision '805'. Seen here: https://www.asus.com/Motherboards-Components/Motherboards/All-series/PRIME-Z390-P/HelpDesk_CPU/ I'm wondering what BIOS revision this motherboard ships with and is...
  38. V

    [SOLVED] need help updating bios

    I got a new mobo and new r5 2600x. can anyone walk me through how to update to the latest bios it can run? because I certainly can't read it out what ver I should update it to. https://www.gigabyte.com/Motherboard/B450-AORUS-ELITE-rev-10/support#support-dl-bios
  39. A

    [SOLVED] B350M Bazoka BIOS updating issue.

    In the past I've updated my bios but then something must've got corrupted because I couldn't boot my pc up after, resulting in me having to reset my CMOS for the first time which was scary... recently I've bought more RAM but apparently my motherboard isn't strong enough to handle it fully...
  40. J

    [SOLVED] Is the Problem my Motherboard, CPU, or RAM?

    I am building a new pc with a 3rd gen ryzen 5 5600X cpu on an Asus Tuf Gaming X570 plus (wifi) motherboard. My rgb and fans are running, but I am unable to post bios. I am getting an led warning on my motherboard for the DRAM, but as far as I can tell it is all fine, with multiple tests...