H310m pro-m2 bios can't be updated.

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You can't use the BIOS for the H310M PRO-M2 directly, because you have a pre-built MSI system. You have to use the update for the system, not for the retail board.

Your BIOS updates are here: https://www.msi.com/Desktop/Codex-3-8th/support
Try running the .exe file from a USB stick, that should update the BIOS.

As you can see, there is only a single update from 2018. This is one of the problems with the pre-built systems that use a custom BIOS: Hardly any updates.
There is a possibility to force-flash the original H310M PRO-M2 BIOS with a special tool, and while there are no guarantees that it will work smoothly, we've had some positive feedback about it.
But you can first try this "official" update for your pre-built system to see if it does what you want.
 
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You can't use the BIOS for the H310M PRO-M2 directly, because you have a pre-built MSI system. You have to use the update for the system, not for the retail board.

Your BIOS updates are here: https://www.msi.com/Desktop/Codex-3-8th/support
Try running the .exe file from a USB stick, that should update the BIOS.

As you can see, there is only a single update from 2018. This is one of the problems with the pre-built systems that use a custom BIOS: Hardly any updates.
There is a possibility to force-flash the original H310M PRO-M2 BIOS with a special tool, and while there are no guarantees that it will work smoothly, we've had some positive feedback about it.
But you can first try this "official" update for your pre-built system to see if it does what you want.
Thanks alot for the reply. Can you tell me how to force flash the original bios? In case it doesn't work for me.

Thanks alot in advance
 

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You can do it this with tool, https://forum-en.msi.com/index.php?...ell-flash-tool-v1-16-for-msi-boards-✔.343010/

Just make sure your motherboard is really identical to the H310M PRO-M2, you can compare the photos from the "Gallery" page at MSI with your board.
Also make sure to write down / photograph the settings in your BIOS before updating, for example the fan curves, so you can set them like that again later. All settings will be reset by the update.
Then, as long as you do everything exactly by the directions given there, it should work.
 
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You can do it this with tool, https://forum-en.msi.com/index.php?threads/forum-uefi-shell-flash-tool-v1-16-for-msi-boards-✔.343010/

Just make sure your motherboard is really identical to the H310M PRO-M2, you can compare the photos from the "Gallery" page at MSI with your board.
Also make sure to write down / photograph the settings in your BIOS before updating, for example the fan curves, so you can set them like that again later. All settings will be reset by the update.
Then, as long as you do everything exactly by the directions given there, it should work.
Error. Secure flash function is not supported on this file.

What do i do to fix this? My bios is that very same 2018/04/11 bios
 

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Which version did you attempt to flash? Try an older version of the board's BIOS, from 2020 or 2019.
 
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Update. I've even tried the official update but it doesn't update to the official one either. I'm genuinely confused now and i really really just want to get it flashed to the latest version and never touch it again.
 

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Can you look up exactly how your MSI pre-built system was called (model name) when you bought it?

And can you look on your board inside the system, if it has H310M PRO-M2 written on it somewhere?
 
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Can you look up exactly how your MSI pre-built system was called (model name) when you bought it?

And can you look on your board inside the system, if it has H310M PRO-M2 written on it somewhere?
The model name is H310 gaming codex 3 (MS-B913)
Baseboard product: H310 PRO-m2 (MS-7B28)

this is straight outta system information
 
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Huh? So this BIOS is flashed now, the one i originally linked? https://www.msi.com/Desktop/Codex-3-8th/support



You would use Rufus to create a USB stick that can boot FreeDOS, then run flash.bat from there.
It is E20 sure, but it displays the build date as 07/16/2018 which is diffrent to the one you linked.

Rufus isn't even starting upon boot. I've manually set it to boot on rufus and it just skips it and boots off of the ssd.
 

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If you have EB913IMS.E20 from 2018 on your board now, then i wouldn't attempt to flash that other BIOS via FreeDOS.

But you almost seem surprised that .E20 is now flashed, same as me, because you originally said
I've even tried the official update but it doesn't update to the official one either.

About this,
It is E20 sure, but it displays the build date as 07/16/2018 which is diffrent to the one you linked.
There is a difference between the release date (when it's on the website) and the build date (when the BIOS was compiled). The build date is always older, sometimes days, sometimes weeks.
Here is an example from my board:

BIOS date.png
 
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If you have EB913IMS.E20 from 2018 on your board now, then i wouldn't attempt to flash that other BIOS via FreeDOS.

But you almost seem surprised that .E20 is now flashed, same as me, because you originally said



About this,


There is a difference between the release date (when it's on the website) and the build date (when the BIOS was compiled). The build date is always older, sometimes days, sometimes weeks.
Here is an example from my board:

View attachment 160985
Huuuuuh i see you're point now. Alrighty then. What do we do now to make it to the OG bios.

Im trying to do this because I'm going to upgrade to windows 11 and that resizeable BAR is really important for me.
 
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