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AFU (AMI Firmware Update) is a package of utilities used 
to update the system BIOS under various operating systems.  

Note: AFU only works for APTIO with SMI FLASH support.
      Compatible with Aptio 3, 4, and 4.5.

The package includes:

- AFUDOS 2.31
- AFUWIN 2.31
- AFUWIN64 2.31
- AFUEFI 2.31
- AFUEFI64 2.31
- AFUBSD 2.31
- AFULNX 2.31

To run, extract all of the files from the folder with the name corresponding to the desired operating system.

Usage (applies to AFUWIN, AFUDOS, AFUEFI and AFUEFI64...
       for usage of AFUBSD and AFULNX see help files provided in their folders):
AFUDOS <BIOS ROM File Name> [Option 1] [Option 2]
AFUDOS <Output BIOS ROM File Name> <Commands>

BIOS ROM File Name
The mandatory field is used to specify path/filename of the BIOS ROM file with extension.

The mandatory field is used to select an operation mode.
- /O	Save current ROM image to file
- /U	Get and display ROM ID from BIOS ROM file
- /S	Refer to Option: /S
- /D	Verification test of given ROM File without flashing BIOS.

The optional field used to supply more information for flashing BIOS ROM. Following lists the supported optional parameters and format:
- /P	Program main bios image
- /B	Program Boot Block
- /N	Program NVRAM 	
- /E	Program Embedded Controller block if present
- /K	Program all non-critical blocks
- /Kn	Program n'th non-critical block only (0>= n <=7)
- /Q	Quiet mode enable
- /REBOOT	Reboot after update BIOS done
- /X	Do not check ROM ID
- /S	Display current system's BIOS ROM ID
- /R	Preserve all SMBIOS structures during NVRAM programming.
- /Rn	Preserve SMBIOS type N during Boot Block programming.
- /ECUF	Update EC BIOS when newer version is detected.
- /Shutdown Shutdown after programming.
- /HOLE:Upate sepcific ROM Hole according to RomHole GUID.
- /SP 	Preserve Setup setting.
- /EC	Program Embedded Controller Block.
- /MEUF	Program ME Ignition Firmware Block.
- /ME	Program ME Entire Firmware Block.(only support DOS and WinPE platform)

- Any parameter encolsed by < > is a mandatory field.
- Any parameter enclosed by [ ] is an optional field.
- <Commands> cannot co-exist with any [Options].
- Main BIOS image is default flashing area if no any option present.
- [/REBOOT], [/X], and [/S] will enable [/P] function automatically.
- If [/B] present alone, there is only the Boot Block area to be updated.
- If [/N] present alone, there is only the NVRAM area to be updated.
- If [/E] present alone, there is only the Embedded Controller block to be updated.
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How To Update Drivers Manually

After your driver has been downloaded, follow these simple steps to install it.

  • Expand the archive file (if the download file is in zip or rar format).

  • If the expanded file has an .exe extension, double click it and follow the installation instructions.

  • Otherwise, open Device Manager by right-clicking the Start menu and selecting Device Manager.

  • Find the device and model you want to update in the device list.

  • Double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  • From the Properties dialog box, select the Driver tab.

  • Click the Update Driver button, then follow the instructions.

Very important: You must reboot your system to ensure that any driver updates have taken effect.

For more help, visit our Driver Support section for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.

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