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Keep/restore settings after BIOS update

Hi everyone


This is very likely a stupid question, but last I built a PC was in 2009, and we didn't really need to save profiles in our BIOS'es back then.


I have spent a lot of time customizing my fan curves for silence, and would like it not to be erased during a BIOS update.

Is it enough to save the settings to a profile, or does the profiles also get deleted during the update?, if so is there something else I can do to restore the settings after the update?


I have an ASUS ROG Strix B450 Gaming-E motherboard


I only have wifi on it, cable isn't an option (due to modem location 😣), so I need to run the BIOS update from ye olde thumb drive.


Any help would be greatly appreciated.

(Unless you tell me to write all the settings down on a piece of paper 😅😂, then I won't appreciate it 😉)

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Its not really possible to keep setting through a BIOS update for a few reasons. The most important one is that after a BIOS update the location of settings in the NVRam might have moved and by loading an old profile it might cause the system to stop POSTing until the CMOS is cleared.

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Well I usually just take pictures with my phone of the settings ive changed.


-Restore to defaults

-Take picture of the settings that will be changed



Its good enough for me on my Hero X :D

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10 minutes ago, The89Lunder said:

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

You sadly can't. When you update the bios everything will reset to default. 

You could take pictures of your settings before updating the bios. 

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Writing it down it is.


I really thought in 2020 there would be a way to backup/restore the settings.


Thank you your replys.


Have a great day! 😎

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