Phoenix error updating
Execute the following command from a DOS command prompt window: If there's a Windows or DOS BIOS updating program, it will usually be included with the BIOS or mentioned when you download the BIOS.
If you don't see it, check the downloads section, FAQ section, or support section.
This method may not work if you're trying to update the microcode for a processor that's already supported by your BIOS (you should use method 1 instead).
This is the case because this method doesn't remove the old microcode, so the old microcode may get used instead of the new microcode you're adding (we're not sure which microcode the BIOS will use).
How to open a folder in a DOS command prompt window If there are multiple microcode files for your CPU, you'll need to combine them into 1 file with the following command: The example shown above will combine file1.bin, file2.bin, and file3into 1 new file called
Because of their usefulness and ubiquity, EXE files are commonly used as a method of delivery for virus / malware infection.
There's an element of risk just flashing a normal BIOS, and especially when you start modifying it, so please attempt this mod at your own risk (and only if you're experiencing some problem).
We highly recommend that you don't flash the modified BIOS unless you've verified the microcode was added correctly.
You should be able to update it the same way you'd update a normal BIOS.
How to fully reset your BIOSThis method is useful if your BIOS doesn't currently support a processor, and you want to add the microcode to support it.