So I retry, now it won't even try to write the bios. The motherboard is supposed to have a built in bios recovery mode, but it seems that was wiped out as well by the Windows flash utility.Having no other choice I rebooted the machine and hoped for the best. It was time to send it back to ASUS so they could reflash it.There might also be some wording differences depending on which version of Windows you're using.
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.
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.
However this doesn’t mean you will need to replace your motherboard, a lot of newer systems have special BIOS recovery procedures that can be done.
You will need to consult your motherboard manual or motherboards manufacturers’ site to get these steps.
It wiped it clean, loaded the new one, and then it couldn't verify.
At this point your only two options are quit or retry.
Press CTRL ATL DEL and it should open Task Manager, close the update that is running.
If it will still not work your last option would be to do the hard reboot, press and hold the power button until it completely shut down.
To run the built-in BIOS flashing tool, you have press WARNING: Never use the ASUS Windows based bios flash utility.