Intel® NUC 12 Extreme / Pro X

ID 721073
Date 02/24/2022
Version 1.0
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BIOS Recovery

It is unlikely that anything will interrupt a BIOS update; however, if an interruption occurs, the BIOS could be damaged. Table 11 lists the drives and media types that can and cannot be used for BIOS recovery. The BIOS recovery media does not need to be made bootable.

Table 11. Acceptable Drives/Media Types for BIOS Recovery

Media Type (Note)

Can be used for BIOS recovery?

Hard disk drive (connected to SATA or USB)


CD/DVD drive (connected to USB)


USB flash drive


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Supported file systems for BIOS recovery:

  • NTFS (sparse, compressed, or encrypted files are not supported)
  • FAT32
  • FAT16
  • FAT12
  • ISO 9660