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AWARDECO(1) General Commands Manual AWARDECO(1)


awardeco - Decompress flashfiles equipped with an AWARD BIOS


awardeco filename [OPTIONS]


awardeco is a program which can decompress BIOS images which contain an AWARD BIOS.


-l List BIOS structure.

-la List all BIOS structure elements.

-x Extract BIOS modules.

-xa Try to find all module hooks and unpack them.

-xr This option is intended to cut and paste the packed module as is into a file.

-h Show help text and exit.


Please report any bugs to Anton Borisov <>.


awardeco is covered by the GNU General Public License (GPL), version 2 or later. Parts are covered by the GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL), version 2.1 or later.


Anton Borisov <>

This manual page was written by Uwe Hermann <>. It is licensed under the terms of the GNU GPL (version 2 or later).

August 22, 2006