How to Use AMIBCP v4.53 to Unlock Hidden BIOS Features
AMIBCP v4.53 is a BIOS configuration program that allows you to edit AMI Aptio BIOSes. AMI Aptio is a type of UEFI BIOS that is used by many motherboard manufacturers, such as MSI, Asus, Gigabyte, etc. With AMIBCP v4.53, you can unlock hidden features and settings that are not normally accessible in the BIOS menu, such as overclocking options, fan control, power management, and more.
In this article, we will show you how to use AMIBCP v4.53 to modify your AMI Aptio BIOS and unlock its full potential. Before you proceed, please note that modifying your BIOS is risky and can damage your system if done incorrectly. You should always backup your current BIOS before making any changes and follow the instructions carefully. We are not responsible for any damage or loss caused by following this guide.
What You Need
To use AMIBCP v4.53, you will need the following tools and files:
The latest official BIOS from your motherboard manufacturer. You can download it from their website or use a tool like MSI Live Update to get it.
Rufus 2.xx, a utility to create a bootable USB drive with FreeDOS. You can download it from here.
AFUDOS v3.06, a BIOS update utility from AMI for DOS with BIOS security bypass feature. You can download it from here.
AfuWin, a BIOS update utility from AMI for Windows NT. You can download it from here.
AMIBCP v4.53, the BIOS configuration program itself. You can download it from here.
(Optional) AMI ChangeLogo, a tool to change the BIOS boot logo. You can download it from here.
(Optional) A modified BIOS with almost all settings unlocked. You can download it from here. This is for MSI GS60 2QE Ghost Pro 4K with MS-16H5 motherboard only.
How to Use AMIBCP v4.53
Here are the steps to use AMIBCP v4.53 to unlock hidden BIOS features:
Update your BIOS to the latest official version from your motherboard manufacturer. Follow their instructions on how to do it.
Load optimal default settings in your BIOS menu.
Boot to your Windows OS.
Open AfuWin.exe to make a backup of your current BIOS image.
Click on the Progress tab, then click on the Save button.
Choose where to save and put a name on it or leave it as afuwin.rom.
After completed, click Exit.
Save a copy of the backup to a safe place, just in case.
Open AMIBCP.exe to edit your BIOS image.
Click File -> Open, then select the backup saved on step 4 (afuwin.rom or whatever you named it).
Change Access/Use from Default to USER for every menu/sub-menu/option you want to unlock.
After you changed everything you want to unlock, click on the Save button (overwrite the current file).