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#58704 by Ascii2
Fri Sep 14, 2012 7:36 am
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#58704 by Ascii2
Fri Sep 14, 2012 7:36 am
I want to update the EFI system firmware of an OEM Asus F1A75-M motherboard.

Its specifications page is located: http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/AMD_So ... ifications
Its downloads support page is located: http://support.asus.com/Download.aspx?S ... M&p=1&s=41


The motherboard I want to flash is an OEM version that does not contain all the hardware of the retail Asus F1A75-M motherboard. The OEM version Asus F1A75-M does not have some of the hardware (such as a Trusted Platform Module, "MemOK!" button, GPU Boost switch, and Serial port header) present on the Asus F1A75-M PCB that is present for the retail version.

For BIOS based boards, my experience is that this should not present a problem (so long as the BIOS is correctly flashed). Should there be expectations of any problems for an EFI-based system?

Also, I was wondering what would be the best method to flash the system EFI firmware. Asus has versions of the EFI system firmware flashing utility for DOS, "BUPDATER", available. There function of the some of the switches, however, do not seem to be documented at all.
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