By Windows

How to reflash your VGA BIOS?

1. Download VGA @BIOS
(www.gigabyte.com/support-downloads/Utility.aspx?cg=3)

2. To implement VGA @BIOS after installation.

3. To choose for BIOS file preferred to update after clicking on Flash.

4. To wait for the update is completed, restart the computer.


How to back up the current BIOS?

To select the path to backup after clicking on BACKUP VGB BIOS.

Why won't my VGA card update to the latest version BIOS?

GIGABYTE's graphics cards have different BIOS versions for one model. For example, VGA BIOS version F1 to F9 will be one series and BIOS version F10 to F19 will be the other series. So in theory, if your VGA card's current BIOS version is F3, and you see version F4/F10 available on the website, your VGA card will need to be updated to F4 and not F10.

 

By DOS

How to reflash your VGA BIOS?

1. Extract the downloaded exe file to your hard disk(s) or floppy disk. This procedure assumes drive A.

2. Restart your PC in MS-DOS mode. (This function only for Windows 95 or Windows 98. If your OS is Windows XP / Me / 2000, please use the bootable disk to restart your computer in MS-DOS mode.)

3. Change the command prompt to the file location A:\>.

4. To flash BIOS, at the A:\> prompt, type [BIOS flash utility name] -p [BIOS file name] (example: gvf18 -p x79g8dpr.f10; example for ATi: gvf19 -p rx165p6dr.f11) and press Enter.

5. Wait until it's done, then restart your PC.


How to back up the current BIOS?

To back up the current BIOS, at the A:\> prompt, type [BIOS flash utility name] -s [BIOS file name] (example for nVIDIA: gvf18 -s x79g8dpr.f10; example for ATi: gvf19 -s rx165p6dr.f11) and press Enter.

Why won't my VGA card updata to the latest version BIOS?

GIGABYTE's graphics cards have different BIOS versions for one model. For example, VGA BIOS version F1 to F9 will be one series and BIOS version F10 to F19 will be the other series. So in theory, if your VGA card's current BIOS version is F3, and you see version F4/F10 available on the website, your VGA card will need to be updated to F4 and not F10.

 

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