The File Extensions Database


.208 File Extension

  • Developer by: ASUS
  • Category: System Files

What is an .208 file?

.208 is ASUS Notebook BIOS 208 Update File

BIOS update file used to "flash" the BIOS to ASUS computers running Windows; contains settings and instructions for the "208" BIOS update, which is intended to update the Embedded Controller (EC) firmware on an ASUS notebook motherboard.

BIOS stands for "Basic Input/Output System" and is a type of firmware used by a computer's microprocessor to boot the computer system when it is turned on. It can also be used to manage the data flow between a computer's operating system and attached devices.

NOTE: To update the BIOS on your computer, download the 208 file from the ASUS website and use the Windows BIOS Flash utility (Winflash), which is available from the same page you downloaded the 208 file, to load the file.

Programs that open ASUS Notebook BIOS 208 Update File
Windows
ASUS Winflash

How to solve problems with 208 files

  • Associate the 208 file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any 208 file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.208 files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the 208 file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .208 is ASUS Notebook BIOS 208 Update File. Because only the current version supports the latest 208 file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the ASUS manufacturer website after an available .208 is ASUS Notebook BIOS 208 Update File update.
  • To make sure that your 208 file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.