• Asus motherboard BIOS update error: CAP file not recognised EFI bios!

      If you see the above error – and you’re selecting what you’re sure is the proper CAP file – chances are you’re trying to use a USB disk formatted to NTFS rather than FAT32. Frustratingly, the error message for a corrupt/non-CAP file is the same as the error message you get when you’re trying…

  • Asus P8Z77-V Deluxe not recognising IBM M1015

      We had a customer who installed a M1015 into their workstation and it wouldn’t recognise the card at all during the boot process; the board was still on the shipping BIOS 0906, and the issue was resolved by updating to the most current BIOS (1401 at the time of writing). After updating the BIOS…

  • BIOS update: Asus P8B WS

    For those of you with the Asus P8B WS-based workstations, there is a new BIOS available which enables use of the new Ivy Bridge Xeons (#2009). You can download the BIOS update here.