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Old 02-27-2013, 05:45 AM   #1
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Question Problem installing mobo driver/update

I got myself a really REALLY expensive new desktop computer ($3900) because i'm a video editor, VFX and 3D artist.

But for about two weeks ago my computer started to BSOD on me.
I have googled the BSOD error messages ever since this started to happen without any luck.

But then ASUS (I have a ASUS motherboard, "P9X79 LE") send me a email saying that I HAVE to update my mobo so that the BSOD stops.

So I clicked the link that they gave me
And downloaded the newest BIOS update (Version 3408)

But I was greeted with a "cap." file.
What the f@#% am I supposed to do with this?
Windows 8 does not know what the hell this file is. So again, I started to google, but even google does not know what a "cap." file is, there issn't even any "how to install" on ASUS website what-so-ever.

So this is my final resort, ask someone who hopefully knows how I can install this update so that I can enjoy my new computer and make some movies.

My system:
Intel® Core i7-3930K Processor 6-core
Sapphire Radeon HD 7970 GHz 6GB GDDR5 (x2)

So please, someone, help

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Old 02-27-2013, 06:43 AM   #2
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Hi GeeNee

This may help and I would look around for related software

> How to Open a CAP File - File Extension CAP

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Old 02-27-2013, 06:48 AM   #3
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Default Re: Problem installing mobo driver/update

Actually I think this might be of more help:
Read here first: http://support.asus.com/Search/KDeta...5579704573&t=2
And then here: How to Use USB BIOS Flashback - ASUS

For the record, I only skimmed the webpages, but they do seem to show you what you need to know. Also, just an FYI I googled "how to update bios asus cap file" and those are the first 2 websites that come up.

Here's the 3rd page that came up: http://vip.asus.com/forum/view.aspx?...Language=en-us
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