NUC BIOS Recovery by Power Button Menu

In the unlikely event that a BIOS update is interrupted, it’s possible the BIOS may be left in an unusable state. Please follow the instructions and/or watch the video below.

WARNING: This process is intended to be performed by a trained technician.

  1. Download the Recovery BIOS (.bio) file. Example:
    Download the Recovery BIOS file
  2. Copy the recovery file (*.bio) to a USB device.
  3. Plug the device into a USB port of the target computer when it’s turned OFF.
  4. Press and hold the power button down for 3 seconds, then release it. The Power Button menu appears.
    Power Button Menu appears
  5. Press F4 to start the BIOS recovery.
  6. Wait 2-5 minutes for the recovery process to complete.
    Wait for the update to complete
  7. The computer will either turn off when the recovery process is complete, or it will prompt you to turn it off.