information has been provided so as to be of assistance to those
individuals and technicians who are familiar with motherboards,
motherboard jumper settings, their respective motherboard Bios's
and related Bios setup procedures.
It is recommended that:
not make a Bios change, either updating to a new Bios or
reverting to an older Bios unless you are certain that the
change you will be making will correct a problem that is
currently effecting the operation of your computer.
You do not
make any Bios changes unless you are completely familiar
with the Bios flash change process as well as any recovery
process in the event the Bios flash change fails.
do not change any of the Bios (CMOS) settings unless you
have read all of the motherboard and Bios setup material and
thoroughly understand the procedure.
For our Customers:
you choose to flash update to a later Bios or revert to an
older Bios version, and you do so without contacting our
Technical Support Department, any remaining warranty will be
the Computer case without first having contacted our
Technical Support Department is sufficient cause to void any
The following information will
assist you with Bios related issues, such as where to find motherboard
support, discussions of various Bios features as well as their setup and
beep codes. You should understand that while the basic principles are
consistent from one bios to the next as to the meaning and setup of
various parameters along with a Bios is changed or updated, each Bios is
custom written by the Bios provider, AMI, Award, Phoenix etc., for the
specific motherboard manufacturer. This customization or difference
between motherboard manufacturers is sufficient to prevent us from
posting a single "fits all" procedure for actually changing or
flashing a Bios.