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BIOS FLASH Utility & Update Instructions

Please take great care before doing Flash BIOS upgrade ! 

Get your new BIOS file and BIOS upgrade tool. These files are normally in compressed format (eg. ZIP). Decompress the file to get the BIOS files and the Flash upgrade tool (eg. AWDFLASH.EXE). Identify which BIOS file is matching your motherboard. Copy the files to a floppy diskette. Write down the BIOS filename, you will need to type the name later. Boot a clean DOS from floppy diskette, that contains no loading of resident program (config or autoexec file), then execute the Flash Upgrade tool (AWDFLASH.EXE), follow the instruction on the screen, save your old BIOS to the floppy disk (disable the write protect tab on your diskette), and observe the program to start writing to the Flash IC. Make sure that the process completes without power failure. Reset or power off the system to see restarting BIOS FLASH Utility AWDFLASH Ver 8.63
Get your new BIOS file and BIOS upgrade tool. These files are normally in compressed format (eg. ZIP). Decompress the file to get the BIOS files and the Flash upgrade tool (eg. AWDFLASH.EXE). Identify which BIOS file is matching your motherboard. Copy the files to a floppy diskette. Write down the BIOS filename, you will need to type the name later. Boot a clean DOS from floppy diskette, that contains no loading of resident program (config or autoexec file), then execute the Flash Upgrade tool (AWDFLASH.EXE), follow the instruction on the screen, save your old BIOS to the floppy disk (disable the write protect tab on your diskette), and observe the program to start writing to the Flash IC. Make sure that the process completes without power failure. Reset or power off the system to see restarting BIOS FLASH Utility AWDFLASH Ver 8.32  
Get your new BIOS file and BIOS upgrade tool. These files are normally in compressed format (eg. ZIP). Decompress the file to get the BIOS files and the Flash upgrade tool (eg. AWDFLASH.EXE). Identify which BIOS file is matching your motherboard. Copy the files to a floppy diskette. Write down the BIOS filename, you will need to type the name later. Boot a clean DOS from floppy diskette, that contains no loading of resident program (config or autoexec file), then execute the Flash Upgrade tool (AWDFLASH.EXE), follow the instruction on the screen, save your old BIOS to the floppy disk (disable the write protect tab on your diskette), and observe the program to start writing to the Flash IC. Make sure that the process completes without power failure. Reset or power off the system to see restarting BIOS FLASH Utility AWDFLASH Ver 8.24c       
Get your new BIOS file and BIOS upgrade tool. These files are normally in compressed format (eg. ZIP). Decompress the file to get the BIOS files and the Flash upgrade tool (eg. AWDFLASH.EXE). Identify which BIOS file is matching your motherboard. Copy the files to a floppy diskette. Write down the BIOS filename, you will need to type the name later. Boot a clean DOS from floppy diskette, that contains no loading of resident program (config or autoexec file), then execute the Flash Upgrade tool (AWDFLASH.EXE), follow the instruction on the screen, save your old BIOS to the floppy disk (disable the write protect tab on your diskette), and observe the program to start writing to the Flash IC. Make sure that the process completes without power failure. Reset or power off the system to see restarting BIOS FLASH Utility  AWDFLASH Ver 7.19d
BIOS FLASH Utility WINFLASH Ver 1.75

WinFlash requires that the BIOS contained on the motherboard to be "WinFlash-Ready", in order to run in the Windows mode for BIOS upgrade. If the BIOS on the motherboard is not yet "WinFlash-Ready", then please use the DOS mode utility AWDFLASH.EXE

 

 

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