Using the Flash Utility to Update the BIOS

Follow the steps below to run the Flash16 Utility.

  1. Prepare a bootable diskette.
  2. Copy the flash utilities to the bootable diskette.
  3. Boot the system from the bootable diskette.
  4. Run Phlash16.exe z06_3106.wph /mode=3 /x. After flashing the BIOS the system will restart.
  5. During POST, press F2 to enter into the BIOS setup screen.
  6. Navigate to the Exit page, choose Load Setup Defaults then press ENTER.
  7. When a Setup Confirmation appears, choose 'Yes'. The system will restart with the BIOS settings included in the utility.

WinFlash Utility

Perform the following steps to use the WinFlash Utility:

  1. The flash utility is stored on the hard drive and is based on BIOS V.3208.
  2. THe BIOS flash package includes the following files:
  • ZK6_3208.WPH is the BIOS rom
  • WinPhlash1.6.8.8 is the BIOS windows flash tool

3. Execute " WinPhlash1.6.8.8" to update the BIOS, then choose " ZK6_3208.WPH " to continue.

NOTE: If the AC adapter is not plugged in the following message appears. Plug the AC source in and run the program again.

Bios Aspire 5570
  1. Please wait 5~10 seconds to launch BIOS Windows Flash application.
  2. Click Flash BIOS.
Winflash Boot

6. Please wait while the BIOS is overwritten.

Please- do not inlonupt the application before 1 tomptetes the tullowing task;

V Lojd new BIOS.

V .Analyse old and new BIOS compatibility Bead old BIOS

Save old BIOS to backup file. y Flash new BIOS

Programming block 10 ot 32. 1IIIIIIII111II■

7. The system will auto restart after upgraded BIOS complete.

DOS Flash Utility

  1. Press F2 while booting to enter the setup menu.
  2. Select "Boot Menu" to change boot priority order, for example, Press F6 to set item 4: USB HDD: USB 2.0 Flash Drive to priority 1.
Acer Aspire 5332 Boot Priority

NOTE: Please use a USB KEY, USB HDD, DVD-RW, or HDD that can boot into DOS mode.

H1MEM: DOS XMS Driver, Uersion .N|p M UZ/H^92 Extended Memory Spec i f i ca t i on (XMS) (fersluJi 3.0 Copyr itjht 1988-1992 Microsoft Corp. '

H1MEM: DOS XMS Driver, Uersion .N|p M UZ/H^92 Extended Memory Spec i f i ca t i on (XMS) (fersluJi 3.0 Copyr itjht 1988-1992 Microsoft Corp. '

Installed AZ0 handler nuwiber Z. biK High Memory Area is available.

C:S>cd\biosold

C 1QS0I.D> C:SB10S0LD>blos

4. The image file automatically loads as shown below.

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' Performing the followinfl function ■_

4 Load 1nage file ZKG_3208.MP»

J Uenfy interface information . Backup system BIOS ROM 4 Check flash memory type(s) ► Hash memory block: 01Z3456789OBCBEF

Save block

Restore block

Zero out block

Erase block JJJJJJJV.fWJJ'J'.H

Program block

Uerify block

Flash programming complete

5. A " CAUTION : Please Do Not Remove AC Power Source." message displays

Phoenix PhlasTBTutlllty ^rsionl.6 Copyright (c) PhoeniK Technologies ^wi SMnn /MVM

Performing the following function ■

J Load Image file ZK6_3208.WPH

j Uerify interface information Backup system BIOS RDM Check flasl) memory type(s) Flash me — Phoenix Phiash16 Error — Save b

Restor Plug in AC Adapter

Zero o

Erase PRESS AN¥ KEV TO REBOOT

Uer i fy

Flash programming complete

6. The BIOS updates as shown below.

Phoenix Phi as h IE Ut4PTty Version 1.6.9.9 Copyright (c) Phoenix Technologies Ltd.. Z8QU-Zm8

Performing the follouing function ,

J Load Image file ZK6_3Z88.UPH

J Uerify interface information . Backup system BIOS ROM J Check flash memory type(s) ► Flash memory block: 812345

Save block

Restore block

Zero out block

Erase block U4J4J

Program block 4J444*

Uerify block

Flash programming complete

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