Updating BIOS of ASUS P5Q SE/R Motherboard

By far, this is one of the most straightforward BIOS updates, with the update utility within the existing BIOS itself. (though if the current BIOS was corrupted, another way would be needed)

Official Site of ASUS P5Q SE/R Motherboard: https://www.asus.com/Motherboards/P5Q_SER/

To update the BIOS:

  • Download and extract the latest/desired BIOS from the official manufacturer website onto a USB drive
  • Connect the USB drive to the ASUS P5Q SE/R motherboard, boot it up, and head to the BIOS screen
  • Go to the “Tools” tab, and select the “ASUS EZ Flash 2” utility
  • Once inside, select the USB drive (if not already selected), and navigate to/select the BIOS file
  • The BIOS utility will first check the BIOS version, before confirming if you want to apply the update
  • Upon selecting “yes”, the utility will:
    • Erasing BIOS (about 4/5 way of progress bar and will stop)
    • Writing BIOS (about 4/5 way of progress bar and will stop)
    • Erasing BIOS (Boot Block) (the remaining 1/5 left)
    • Writing BIOS (Boot Block) (the remaining 1/5 left)
    • Verifying BIOS
  • Upon completion, the system will reboot

You can navigate back to the BIOS and check the new version under the “Main > System Information” section.

 

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