https://www.msi.com/Motherboard/support/Z370-PC-PRO   7B49v17 - 2019-04-03 7B49v16 - 2018-11-22 7B49v15 - 2018-07-10 7B49v14 - 2018-05-21 7B49v13 - 2018-03-12 7B49v12 - 2017-12-25 7B49v11 - 2017-10-31 7B49v10 - 2017-09-05   According to the list, 9th gen support was added in V15   FAQ: Is there any other method I could use in order to flash BIOS without getting into BIOS setup or windows? You could press key combination C