ASRock BIOS Upgrade Instruction

Instant Flash BIOS Updat e Procedures

Method 1:

  1. Please extract the zip file after downloading the BIOS rom file from ASRock website.
  2. Save the BIOS files on a FAT32 formatted USB disk.
  3. Press [F2] during POST to get into BIOS setup menu.
  4. Select the Instant Flash utility under [Tool] menu to execute it.
  5. ASRock Instant Flash will automatically detect all devices and only list those BIOS versions which are suitable for your motherboard.
  6. Select the suitable BIOS version and click Yes to flash the BIOS
  7. The system will start to flash the BIOS.
  8. Once the BIOS is flashed, it ll show Programing success, Press Enter to reboot system Please click OK to reboot the system.
  9. After the system restart s , press [F2] to enter the BIOS setup utility during boot up. In Exit menu, please select "Load Default Settings" and press [Enter] to continue. Select "Exit Saving Changes" and press [Enter] to exit the BIOS setup utility. Now, the system is booting up with new BIOS.


The Flash Memory Writer utility can not suitable for all ASRock motherboards. Please use the Flash utility which is included in each BIOS file to update its BIOS. Also ASRock motherboard MUST use ASRock's Flash utility to update BIOS, those uncertified BIOS flashing tools will cause motherboard damage.
If you encounter problems while updating the new BIOS, DO NOT turn off your system since this corrupt BIOS might cause your system failed to boot up. Just repeat the process, and if the problem still persists, update the original BIOS file. If the Flash Memory Writer utility was not able to successfully update a complete BIOS file, your system may not be able to boot up. If this happens, your system will need service.