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@BIOS B14.0418.1


@BIOS B14.0418.1 is a program developed by GIGABYTE. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 17 files and is usually about 26.35 MB (27,628,915 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 32% of users of @BIOS come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\GIGABYTE\@BIOS\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{C9D46F25-5F9D-4E25-B24F-BC00E9EDF529}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 26.35 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by @BIOS B14.0418.1

  • UpdExe.exe
  • GBTUpd.exe - GBTUpd
  • FBIOS.dll
  • Flash.dll
  • Interop.gbtlib.dll - Interop.gbtlib
  • FlashBios.exe - FlashBios
  • ctrllib.dll (by GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY) - ctrllib
  • fblib.dll - fblib
  • ycc.dll
  • BIOS_Run.exe - BIOS_Run Application (BIOS_Run MFC Application)
  • ChangeLogo.exe (by American Megatrends, Inc) - Change OEM Logo for Aptio (Change OEM Logo)
  • Efiflash.exe
  • FileBrowserLib.dll - FileBrowserLib
  • FileListView.dll (by Microsoft) - FileListView
  • FlashCMD.exe
  • gwflash.exe - GBTFlash
  • System.Xaml.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® .NET Framework

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • GBTUpd.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\GIGABYTE\UpdManager\GBTUpd.exe'.

How do I remove @BIOS?

You can uninstall @BIOS from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program @BIOS B14.0418.1, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove @BIOS.

Win 10 56%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 55.74%
Windows 7 44.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 Pro 20.99%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.13%
Windows 8.1 13.81%
Windows 7 Professional 13.26%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.15%
Windows 10 Home 4.97%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.86% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 31.86%
  France 7.84%
  Germany 6.86%
  United Kingdom 5.39%
  Australia 4.41%
  Italy 3.43%
  Netherlands 2.45%
  Poland 2.45%
  Thailand 1.96%
  Canada 1.96%
  Taiwan 1.47%
  Norway 1.47%
  Korea 1.47%
  Russia 1.47%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 35.29%
Acer 23.53%
Hewlett-Packard 17.65%
Samsung 2.94%
Intel 2.94%
Common models
Gigabyte Z97-HD3 5.71%
Gigabyte Z97X-Gaming 5 5.14%
Gigabyte Z97X-Gaming 3 5.14%
Gigabyte H87-HD3 4.00%
Gigabyte H97-D3H 4.00%
Gigabyte H81M-S2PV 4.00%


Gigabyte is a manufacturer of computer hardware products known for its motherboards whose customers include custom PC manufacturers such as Alienware as well as some larger OEMs.
Publisher URL: www.gigabyte.com


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