How to Update Bios ASUS ROG Maximus XI Hero

Are you having difficulty updating your BIOS ASUS ROG Maximus xi hero? You’re not alone. Many people have found themselves in the same position. Fortunately, there are ways to update your BIOS even if you don’t have a lot of computer experience. 

In this blog post, we’ll show you how to update your BIOS ASUS ROG Maximus xi hero using three different methods: from within windows, from a USB stick, and from DOS. So whatever your situation may be, there’s a way for you to update your BIOS ASUS ROG Maximus XI hero. Let’s get started! 

Step 1: Download The Update

First, you have to download the BIOS update from the ASUS website. The process is pretty simple and straightforward. Just navigate to the support page for your motherboard model and look for the “downloads” section. Once you’re on the download page, look for the latest BIOS update for your motherboard model. 

Once you’ve found the right BIOS update, go ahead and download it. Make sure to save it on your USB drive that is easy to install on the computer. 

Step 2: Plug in the USB

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After you have downloaded the BIOS update, go ahead and plug your USB drive into a USB port that is assigned for the flash boot. This USB port is specific for the flash BIOS update. Once it is plugged in, restart your computer and boot into Windows. 

Step 3: Open The BIOS 

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To install the flash BIOS, go to the motherboard BIOS. To do that, press F2 or Del during the boot process to enter into BIOS mode. Once you are in the BIOS, go to the “Tool” section and select “EZ Flash”. After that, follow the on-screen instructions to complete the BIOS update. 

Step 4: Install The BIOS Update

Here you will find two options “Via storage” and “Via Internet”. The internet option will automatically search and install the BIOS for you. But this could take a long time as compared to the USB storage device method. 

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Select Via Storage as we have already downloaded the BIOS into the USB.  Now, EZ flash will automatically detect the BIOS file in the USB. If it doesn’t detect the file, then you have to manually browse it. 

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Once you select the BIOS file, press enters and it will start installing the BIOS update. Now it’s going to process the installation, so sit back and relax till it’s done. After the installation is completed, reboot your system and you are good to go.

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Congratulations! You have now successfully updated your BIOS ASUS ROG Maximus xi hero.

Step 5: Verify The Update

To verify the update you have to go to the BIOS again and check the version. To do that, enter into the BIOS by pressing the F2 or Del key during the boot process. Once you are in the BIOS, go to the “Tool” section and select “EZ Flash”. Now it will show you the current BIOS version that is installed on your motherboard. 

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Note: Motherboard BIOS update is very risky. One wrong move can render your motherboard useless. So it is always recommended to take a backup of your BIOS before updating it. 

FAQ

Q. Can you update ASUS BIOS in BIOS?

a. ASUS BIOS can only be updated through the BIOS menu. You have to know the motherboard model and download the latest BIOS update from the ASUS manufacturer’s website. 

Q. What to do if the update fails?

A. If the update process fails or gets interrupted, it might result in a bricked motherboard. If that happens, then you have to send your motherboard to the ASUS service center for repair. 

Q. How to roll back to a previous BIOS version?

A. You can’t roll back to a previous BIOS version unless you have a backup of the old BIOS. So it is always recommended to take a backup of your BIOS before updating it. 

Q. Where can I download ASUS BIOS update?

A.  You can download the BIOS update from the ASUS website. Just navigate to the support page for your motherboard model and look for the “downloads” section. Once you’re on the download page, look for the latest BIOS update for your motherboard model. 

Q. What is EZ Flash?

A. EZ Flash is a utility that allows you to update the BIOS without using an OS. You can update the BIOS from within the BIOS menu or from a USB storage device. 

Conclusion

Updating your BIOS can be a risky proposition, so it’s always best to create a backup before proceeding. But if you do decide to update your BIOS, then the process is relatively simple. Just download the BIOS update from the ASUS website, save it to a USB drive, and then run the EZ Flash utility from within the BIOS menu. Once the update is complete, reboot your system and you’re good to go. 

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