BIOS Update [SOX5810J.86A]

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Version: 5020 (Previously released)
Date: 02/24/2010
Size: 3.59 MB
Language: 02/24/2010
Operating Systems: OS Independent, Windows 7 (32-bit)*, Windows 7 (64-bit)*, Windows Vista 32*, Windows Vista 64*, Windows XP Home Edition*, Windows XP Media Center Edition*, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition*, Windows XP Professional*
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Version: 5020 (Previously released)
Date: 02/24/2010
Size: 4.4 MB
Language: 02/24/2010
Operating Systems: OS Independent, Windows 7 (32-bit)*, Windows 7 (64-bit)*, Windows Vista 32*, Windows Vista 64*, Windows XP Home Edition*, Windows XP Media Center Edition*, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition*, Windows XP Professional*
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Version: 5020 (Previously released)
Date: 02/24/2010
Size: 2.49 MB
Language: 02/24/2010
Operating Systems: OS Independent, Windows 7 (32-bit)*, Windows 7 (64-bit)*, Windows Vista 32*, Windows Vista 64*, Windows XP Home Edition*, Windows XP Media Center Edition*, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition*, Windows XP Professional*
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Version: 5020 (Previously released)
Date: 02/24/2010
Size: 6.35 MB
Language: 02/24/2010
Operating Systems: OS Independent, Windows 7 (32-bit)*, Windows 7 (64-bit)*, Windows Vista 32*, Windows Vista 64*, Windows XP Home Edition*, Windows XP Media Center Edition*, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition*, Windows XP Professional*

Detailed Description

There are four options for updating your Intel® Desktop Board BIOS (you only need to download one).

Important Notes:

The Readme file includes BIOS update instructions for advanced users. If you need more complete step-by-step instructions on how to use each of these BIOS update methods, click here.
Update the BIOS on your computer only if the newer BIOS version specifically solves a problem you have. We do not recommend BIOS updates for computers that do not need it. You can view all new BIOS fixes in the Release Notes.
Before initiating a BIOS update, be sure to read and precisely follow the instructions included in the Readme. You may wish to print the instructions for easy reference.
If a BIOS update process is interrupted, your computer may not function properly. We recommend the process be done in an environment with a steady power supply (preferably with UPS).
For tips on troubleshooting BIOS issues on Intel® Desktop Boards, refer to Troubleshooting BIOS Issues.

Recovery BIOS Update [SO5020P.BIO] - A .BIO file to be used for BIOS recovery process, regardless of operating system. In the unlikely event that a BIOS update is interrupted, it is possible the BIOS may be left in an unusable state. Use the Recovery BIOS update to recovering from this condition. It requires a blank floppy diskette or CD.

ISO Image BIOS Update [SO5020P.ISO] - Bootable ISO image BIOS update; this is the recommended method to update the BIOS on systems running Linux*. It requires a blank CD and a read/writeable CD drive.

Iflash BIOS Update / Integrator Toolkit BIOS Files [SOX5810J.86A.5020.BI.ZIP] - A DOS-based utility to update the BIOS regardless of operating system. It requires a CD or a USB flash device. This download also provides the necessary files for Intel® Integrator Toolkit. Support and FAQs for Intel® Integrator Toolkit are available here.

Express BIOS Update [SOX5810J.86A.5020.EB.EXE] - Self-extracting Windows*-based update file includes Software License Agreement and the utility for updating the BIOS. It is designed to be used on Windows* systems. This method is the most commonly used.



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