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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote datonyb Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 23 May 2017 at 1:29am
try another download of the bios file then and rewrite it to the bootable dos usb stick

it sounds like it wasnt written correctly
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote AgentK Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 23 May 2017 at 1:28am
Originally posted by datonyb datonyb wrote:

i agree in 2017 updating the bios with old age dos is pretty shameful however

moaning about it wont get it done
so then
using windows download the bios file labelled DOS
google/search for a program called rufus and create a bootable usb drive
follow the instructions on asrock or on here to create the extracted files onto usb
reboot with either the usb set as primary boot device
or unplug the hard drive and it will use the usb as a boot drive
run the dos setup/bios flasher

Let me repeat, I've already created a bootable usb drive, and I've also said that any attempt to run the BIOS executable fails. Booting into prompt via USB isn't the problem, it's just that the supplied exe won't...well, execute. Used rufus, even resorted to Win10's Media Creation Tool, in the hope that would make the difference. Win 7, 10, 32-bit, 64-bit, makes no difference.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote datonyb Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 23 May 2017 at 1:25am
heres a link to the process which quite handily was/is the top sticky subject of this forum section

http://forum.asrock.com/forum_posts.asp?TID=5009&title=ryzen-dos-flashing-bios-files-here
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote datonyb Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 23 May 2017 at 1:23am
i agree in 2017 updating the bios with old age dos is pretty shameful however

moaning about it wont get it done
so then
using windows download the bios file labelled DOS
google/search for a program called rufus and create a bootable usb drive
follow the instructions on asrock or on here to create the extracted files onto usb
reboot with either the usb set as primary boot device
or unplug the hard drive and it will use the usb as a boot drive
run the dos setup/bios flasher
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote AgentK Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 23 May 2017 at 1:04am
Hi everyone,

I have an X370 Killer SLI, currently running BIOS v1.3. Updating my BIOS seems to be an insurmountable challenge:

1. BIOS update is impossible, as BIOS v1.3 does not allow me to update via Instant Flash. 
2. DOS method - The supplied .exe does not run:

a. 'Unsupported 16-bit application' when I run the exe under Windows 10 cmd with administrative access
b. USB thumb drive bootable drive (Win 10) gives me something along the lines of 'incompatible system'
c. Rebuilt a 32-bit bootable Win 10, exe refuses to run as well.

Downloaded the right BIOS (v2.3) for the right board, so it's not like I got the wrong file.

Is anyone able to help me figure out how to update my BIOS?

Asrock, updating my BIOS shouldn't be this hard.
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