The full model name of my board is 975X7AB-8EKRS2H.There is, however, a 975X7AB-2.0-8EKRS2H version of my motherboard, which makes the correct identification of my motherboard very important when it comes to finding and downloading the correct BIOS update file. Failing to research or understand the BIOS update details Even properly researching the changes in the BIOS upgrades may not be enough to completely understand exactly was changed.The only way to know for sure your motherboard make is to pop off the side panel or open the case and take a peek.Look for the manufacturer, model number and a revision number.Wim's BIOS Website claims that the plugin has no adware or spyware but use it at your own risk.Vista users will need to run IE Explorer or Firefox as an Administrator to allow it to work.
Refer to the Dell knowledge-base article BIOS Recovery options on a Dell PC or Tablet for more information.The second line shows the motherboard model, BIOS version and date.The lower left section of the screen shows the BIOS version date, motherboard model and BIOS ID.BIOS Recovery tool is a software designed to recover a corrupted BIOS based on Boot Block Technology.The software's main feature is to provide flexibility to recover the corrupted BIOS using a BIOS recovery file from the computer's primary hard disk drive or an external USB key.If are not familiar with the basics of flashing the BIOS or if you are not 100 percent sure that flashing your BIOS is the right thing to do then please read the companion article Three Good Reasons for Flashing Your BIOS. Misidentification of your motherboard make/model/revision number If you built your computer then you know the brand of the motherboard that you purchased and you will also likely know the model number. If you purchased your computer prebuilt, as most people do, then you probably don't know what is under the hood.