Updating ami bios
Part 1 introduces you to the AMIBIOS, the beep codes if there is a fault, and the BIOS Setup Utility. This is easier to do these days (20+ years ago it was a nightmare! AMI and other computer manufacturers provide free Flash BIOS Utilities which update your BIOS for you when you run the program (more on this later).
However, I think the AMI instructions are not very clear for typical home computer users.
If you computer does not have an AMI reference, refer to your computer providers web site for guidance. Don't forget to take a look at part 1 of this tutorial series, which introduces your to the BIOS concept, AMIBIOS beep error codes and the BIOS Setup Utility. Do you know of a better, easier way to update your AMI BIOS than what is described in this tutorial?
If you require more details on this step, go to the AMI BIOS Unzip the American Megatrends BIOS Update utility. Some professionals recommend you don't update your BIOS unless absolutely necessary. Click below to see contributions from other visitors to this page...
The American Megatrends BIOS Update process is the second part of in the series on the AMIBIOS.
Where it says 'BIOS from 1991-Present', there is a reference to AMI and the motherboard type, if it is a AMI approved motherboard.
This reference looks something like: AMIS875-P, signifying an Series S875 AMI Motherboard (it actually says AMI123-P on the image above as an example). It explains common questions and issues very clearly.