Article ID: 000090608 Content Type: Maintenance & Performance Last Reviewed: 04/29/2022

How to Update Your BIOS Using the iFLASH Utility for Intel® NUCs

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Summary

Steps to use to update the NUC's BIOS using the iFLASH tool.

Description

I want to update the BIOS from the command prompt of a bootable USB.

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  1. Download the iFlash BIOS Update file (*.BI.zip). Example:

    Available downloaded

  2. Double-click the *BI.zip to extract its files.

    Extract the files

  3. Copy IFLASH2.exe and the .bio file to the bootable USB device.
  4. Configure the BIOS of the target computer to boot to the USB device:
    1. Press F2 during boot to enter BIOS Setup.
    2. Go to the Boot menu.
    3. Enable USB Boot.
    4. Press F10 to save and exit the BIOS Setup.
  5. Boot the target computer with the USB device connected.
  6. At the prompt, type IFLASH2 /PF XXX.bio, where XXX.bio is the filename of the .bio file and press Enter.
  7. Follow all prompts.

Related Products

This article applies to 275 products

Intel® NUC Board with 12th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors
Intel® NUC Board NUC7PJYB
Intel® NUC Kit NUC8i3BEHS
Intel® NUC Kit NUC8i5BEHS
Intel® NUC Mini PC with 12th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors
Intel® NUC 8 Mainstream-G mini PC (NUC8i3INH)
Intel® NUC 8 Pro Mini PC NUC8i3PNK
Intel® NUC 8 Pro Mini PC NUC8v5PNK
Intel® NUC 8 Pro Mini PC NUC8v7PNK

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