Editor: Award WinFlash utility is a program Which runs in a Windows environment to update,backup,and restore the system BIOS on a flash device.
The BIOS (Basic Input and Output System) is a program stored on a Flash chip on the motherboard. When you turn on your computer, the BIOS starts and tests the hardware devices on your system. When everything is ready, it loads the operating system, usually from the hard disk.
You can perform two procedures with Award WinFlash:
Backup your current BIOS by copying it from the flash chip to a file on your disk Write a new BIOS to the flash chip.
Warning! Writing a new BIOS to the flash chip is a very critical procedure. Do not perform this procedure without instructions from the manufacturer of your computer.