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  1. Download the newest BIOS from the Intel site for your motherboard.
  2. Put the downloaded Intel's flash BIOS on a bootable diskette. (see the text files in the zip-file on how to do it)
  3. Go into the BIOS and enable the option 'Check for User Flash ROMS' (it's in SETUP)
  4. Power down the computer
  5. Set the BIOS Jumper on the motherboard to RECOVERY
  6. Insert the bootable diskette you made in step 2 that contains the new BIOS
  7. Turn on the computer
  8. It'll now go through the recovery procedure and then load the new BIOS from the diskette.
  9. After that the recovery procedure is completed, power down
  10. Set the BIOS Jumper back to the normal mode
  11. Power up

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