Look for the manufacturer, model number and a revision number.
You can also get pertinent information from the initial POST screen.
A lot of computer technicians are other experienced computer users update their BIOS at some point usually because of a motherboard reporting temperatures wrong, not detecting certain hardware, not working with certain hardware or to allow the motherboard to accept larger hard drives.
This article has steps you can perform to restore your BIOS and save your motherboard.
Probably not, but in this article I’ll walk you through the process of determining whether or not there is an update for your BIOS or UEFI firmware and whether or not you need to install it.
Just because there is an update for your BIOS does not mean that you should necessarily install it.
In some rare instances, a BIOS update can fix a motherboard issue that might make your computer perform better, but it’s usually not related to speed. What is a safe and surefire way to revover or reflash my bios as it did it during the erase phase and stupid me, I didn't backup :( Thank you in advance as I'm hoping for a miracle. You said that "I've tried many of the suggestions on here" can you tell us that what are the steps you tried so far? CMOS reset, power cycled the machine and removed CMOS Battery I didn't see any jumpers, if so, where are they on the ASUS X751MA Motherboard 4. Tried to flash boot,with using bios updates on 1GB usb didn't take in all formats) 9. Removed battery pressed power button for 1 min (nothing happened just the indicator lights work, screen is black, tried default F, ESC, and F1, F2, F3, F4, F5, F6, F7, F8, F9, F10, F11, F12 and did it also using shift and ctrl, and Windows Key C and B (doesn't hurt to cover all possible avenues, right? Power light stays on as does HDD light, DVD makes read sounds when booting 8.In the event that a recovery procedure cannot be performed you can do the steps below: First off, you will need to open up the computer case and change a jumper on the motherboard into the “Recovery Mode Position”.Nearly all Intel Based motherboards and some 3rd party motherboards have a jumper or switch to recover the BIOS.