BIOS Upgrade for ASUS A7S333

Greetings,I have ASUS A7S333 Motherboard and AMD Athlon(TM) Processor 1.4 Ghz with SiS 745 rev 1 Chip. Also, I have Award Modular BIOS v6.0 (04/29/02) operating in Microsoft Windows Vista 32 Bit Version.I upgraded my XP to Vista last month, and for some reason my Windows unable to recognize any MTP ...

Ubuntu Using bios pugrades from dell/ibm etc

G'day,not sure if this is the right spot to ask, but i would like to be able to download bios updates from dell,ibm etc using my ubuntu install and create a bios upgrade disc.as an example of the files im trying to usehttp://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?sitestyle=lenovo&lndoci ...

Ubuntu Flashing my BIOS on my Asus MB-- help

I know how to flash my BIOS but Asus site is unresponsive often. When I go to the download BIOS page if I click on the USA link to download it times out. The global link however works fine. Should I just download from the Global link or will it be in a different language or something?Thanks. I am un ...

Ubuntu how to list audio devices and video devices?

anyone have the command for this?I want to setup VLC to record a TV signal. It sees the video thru an svideo cable, but I dont hear any audio.I am using a video audio capture card Adaptec VideOh! AVC-2010 cardwhich device is it? or is it any of them?scott@scott-desktop:~/Download/bios$ arecord -l*** ...

Ubuntu fix for Dell Inspiron 1501 log spam works for Vostro 1000

this fix for Dell Inspiron 1501 log spam works for Dell Vostro 1000I hope this will help others too.http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=638402&page=2This solution fixed the following problems:1. The battery and AC being unrecognized by the system.2. Unknown Key Pressed/Released all the time ...

Ubuntu [How-To]Install Dell Tweaks on your Dell (if you didnt buy a preloaded system).

I consider myself very lucky that Ubuntu on my Dell “Just Works” right out of the box. However, there are some tweaks and additions on my system to better manage the way it runs. Dell has made these available for all Dell Ubuntu users. However, there is a little more involved in getting ...

Ubuntu Solution To Chaintech VNF3-250 Freezing

I installed Ubuntu 7.04 on a PC recently and it cost me a lot of time due to the computer freezing / locking up. Ultimately I was able to get it installed with the "alternate" install disc, but then it would usually freeze while trying to load or shortly after loading. After reviewing the ...

Ubuntu No sound - Gutsy Gibbon - Laptop Toshiba Satellite P100-ST9412

I have no sound on Ubuntu gutsy gibbon. Sound works with ACPI off. Please tell me what do I have to do if I want to have sound. Also please write it step by step because I am very new to Ubuntu, please do not send me to other sites, but if you can - answer here.PS. I tried a lot of methods but they ...

Ubuntu Dell Motherboard, Onboard Graphics Card

If u have a DELL motherboard (possibly other motherboards, but I am only familiar with the Dell) and it has an onboard GRAPHICS CARD, and you are having trouble with resolution...1. Upgrade your BIOS A. go to dell.com B. search bios C. click bios for your dell computerD. select model , select produc ...

HOWTO: Install ePSXe on Ubuntu 9.10 64 bit and 32 bit.

Some credit goes to Franky06 and Gimox from this thread <http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=550304> for starting the script and giving the idea.These scripts will work on Ubuntu 9.10 x86_64 & i386, any other are to be tested and confirmed.Thanks to Zenazic for testing the 32bit.The i ...

Ubuntu Help needed in locating BIOS download site

Ubunteros,I have this old Hyundai P5000M PC.The BIOS info I have been able to collect is:Award Modular BIOS v4.51PG, An Energy Star AllyCopyright (C) 1984-95, Award Software, Inc.#401A0-0106xlPentium-MMX CPU at 233MHZMemory Tese: 7744k OKPress DEL to enter SETUP, ESC to skip memory test06/16/97-8243 ...

Bios,display,pixels problems

Pixels reduced to 640x480 week ago on 16 colors.Since then have tried:Download / install new drivers (NVidia Vanta LT) / Restore to month earlier, then a complete restore to factory settings / Switching monitor and cable / Wiggle and take out and replace video card / BIOS check - (AIDA 32 said over ...

upgrading bios

i was installing a wireless pci adapter card to my computer and it couldnt detect it so i called tech support and they said that i might have to upgrade my bios bc i have an older motherboard, i found out all the info on my motherboard but i want to kno how to upgrade it, will it cost any money, can ...

updating my bios so that I can make it Xp compatible

my name is Christina and Ijust added some memory to my computer that had an XP upgrade on it. My computer is an HP Pavilion 8750C. When I tried to download XP again it said my BIOS needed udating so I went to the update hardware site and download the info that I needed and then when I tried to downl ...

Update mobo BIOS question

Mobo - Asus A8N-VmOS - Linux GentooI'm prepared to update the mobo BIOS and couldn't discover the relevant procdure on;http://support.asus.com/technicaldoc...Language=en-usMost motherboards have a built-in update option within BIOS itself, and all I need at hand is a floppy disk with the latest BIOS ...

bios prob..need HELP

every one its sems i have the same prob i hope to find the answer her because i serf the all net but no one can tell me what should i do this is bref for my prob"((... i was updating my bios forD850mvintel from winXP .i install the updating then my pc do restart after that i have nothing ..... ...

BIOS update confused

I am looking at upgrading my cpuCurrently i have:AMD Athlon 64 +3500 single core (socket 939) (never oc'd)Upgrading to a AMD Athlon 64 x2 dual core (socket 939) (cheap is x2 +3600 $40) or (x2 +4400 or+4800 for the 1MB L2 cache)Before I purchase I wanted to upgrade my bios to make sure its compatible ...

ServeRaid Controler BIOS/Firmware updates

Any way to automatically varify the current BIOS/Firmware versions of Raid Controllers, DISKs and download the latest version from internet to install? (similar to Windows update for windows OS)i was told by someone that this feature is available in IBM Director 5.10 has anyone used it? ...

BIOS UPdate

heyiv got a old computer that i renectly updated the processor from 350mhz to 400mhz (its not that good i know) anyway could somone direct me where to go or a file to download to flash the BIOSBIOS Date: 03/24/99BIOS Type: Award Modular BIOS v4.51PGBIOS ID: 03/24/99-i440BX-P2BOEM Sign-On: Ipex Scorp ...

xSeries Server x306m reject bios update

all, I try to update a IBM x306m 8849 AAX server from bios 1.04 to 1.45 with the dos boot cd. I got the message " The build ID in the image file is not valid for this system. But I am 100% sure that download the right version.http://www-947.ibm.com/systems/support/supportsite.wss/supportresources?ca ...

Bios Block Damaged Toshiba Satellite 1805 s203

there i a great headache about the message i got from this LaptopToshiba satellite 1805 - S203 the story starts hereone day i saw my battery charge was going down so i plugged it to the electrical cable then it shutdown, ; then i turn it on again but it show the following message Bios(Block3)is Dama ...

80 GB HDD being recognised as only 10 GB. How to upgrade BIOS?

I have an old PC with a Intel motherboard installed, and an Award Software BIOS identified as follows: Award Modular BIOS V6.00PG, An energy star AllyBIOS ID String: 09/25/2001 - i810(e)- W8362-6A69MTRAC-00I tried to install a 80GB Seagate ATA harddisk but the disk autodetection feature from the BIO ...

LINUX BIOS Information

everybody I want to know how to install linux bios instead of the factory defalult bios. I also want to know how to backup the bios if something goes wrong after upgrading the bios.Do linux bios supports the windowsXP. I am having phonex bios and I have upgraded it but I have not backedup the old bi ...

Dell Dimension 4550 won't upgrade bios.

I just purchased a 3.06Mhz processor for my Dell Dimension 4550. After doing some research, I learned that a bios upgrade would be required. I followed the download instructions and the .exe is right where it shoud be. When I try to run the extractor, I get the usual security warning, I click run an ...

Flashing BIOS on Toshiba Satellite A105 S 4547 Laptop SUSe 11.2

I bought this laptop several years ago. It had Vista. Just long enough for me to download SUSe, nuke and pave the HD and install Linux.Recently I upgraded from 1 GB to 4 GB of RAM, the maximum that is allowed given the motherboard (based on from what I am able to learn the Intel 945 chipset). After ...

DVD download crashes at exactly 4.0GB, why?

I'm trying to download Knoppix 5.0.1 DVD.Source file size is 4,344,862,720I tried Knoppix's bittorrent link using ktorrent in SuSE10.1 and it died at 4.0GBI then tried www.kernel.org from Knoppix's mirror list.I tired Firefox in SuSE10.1 and the download died at 4.0GBI tried gftp in FC4 and the down ...

Ubuntu bios to old?

Lets see, where will i start I have taken three towers that were free and have built one computer for about $25 american, that was the one stick of ram i needed.The computer has a supermicro P6SBA board. An external VGA card dont know what kind did not have to find drivers for it the board recognize ...

HP Pavilion ze5155 BIOS problem...

I have a serious problem with my HP Pavilion ze5155. Let me start from the beginning of the story to give you the "full detail". I was interested in an HP Pavilion laptop, so I was recommended for the HP Pavilion computers. I purchased an HP Pavilion ze5155 and everything ran fine for a wh ...

Looking for BIOS update

OK, now i know your all gonna say get a new computer, but at this moment, its not possible. I went and threw another processor on the motherboard (which i also cant find the spec for to know if it was ok, but it works) and then tried setting the speeds. Well after about 20 settings and 20 windows in ...

can't run bios

Please help. I reinstall the window, but I don't have the driver CD. So I download some driver in the ibm websiteMy laptop is thinkpad t42 2378 I download some driver including BIOS, and I run it without knowing that I shouldn't set up or update BIOS. I restart 2 times, it's ok. The day after, I pre ...

can't run bios

Please help. I reinstall the window, but I don't have the driver CD. So I download some driver in the ibm websiteMy laptop is thinkpad t42 2378 I download some driver including BIOS, and I run it without knowing that I shouldn't set up or update BIOS. I restart 2 times, it's ok. The day after, I pre ...

BIOS upgrade part no. not match my system

I,ve been trying to upgrade the BIOS - because my m/c keeps hanging, fail to start, even froze when reinstalling XP on to formatted drive.I went to the m/b site and found the latest download for the bios. When I run it eventually I get a message "The program's file's part number does not match ...

CPU has tem 75 C in software, but 35 C in bios

I downloaded a motherboard monitor program (MDM) for a PVR software that uses it as a pluggin. After installing it it showed that my CPU was 75 C, but even after having my PC on for a whole day and restarting and looking at the CPU temp in BIOS it only shows 35 C. My PC hasn't been doing anything fu ...

BIOS Upgrade

I am looking to upgrade my bios to PhoenixBIOS 4.0 Release 6.1 I need the upgrade software. I have already tried driverguide.com, bios-drivers.com, driverforum.com. These are the big name sites. If they do not have this bios driver then most likely no other driver download site will. Please help me ...

Bios Flash Upgrade To P3SCA Dummy

Hi guyz : Just upgraded the bios by flash on a SuperMicro P3SCA motherboard.Strangest thing when using Nero Info Tool i get wrong readings :-Bus Speed 66mhz Should be 133mhz for coppermine eb 600Motherboard I get Dummy Dummy valueSystem I get Dummy Dummy ValueBios I get Dummy SCD - Build 01 Memory i ...

Asus laptop BIOS upgrade

I have to admit I've not taken the steps of upgrading the Phoenix BIOS on my Asus AS8400 yet.. but it looks like I might have to give it a shot over the next couple of days. Does anyone have any best practices or gotchas that I should be aware of during this process, and of course I'll need to know ...

Ubuntu how to boot from external hdd if bios not support??

i have installed ubuntu 9.04 to an external usb hdd. i have tried it on a few pc's i can set the bios to "boot from usb hdd"i have a toshiba satellite a60 that id like to get it to boot ubuntu from the hddthe bios does not support usb bootingis there a cd or floppy i can make or download t ...

Ubuntu lost download on firefox 5.0 Win xp

Hi, I downloaded ubuntu 8.1 x386 yesterday, took 4 hours. Burned it to disk using Win Exp (xp service pack 3), "Install boot disk in CDROM"result by bios. Saw in a searched thread that I should download as an "image". Found an image burn function in Nero installed on my xp hard d ...

Ubuntu Need help updating my BIOS

I'm running Ubuntu 8.10 on an old AMD Duron white box that's been sitting in a closet for several years. I'd like to try updating the BIOS. The info on the BIOS is as follows:jacatone@eMax ~ $ sudo dmidecode --type 0# dmidecode 2.9SMBIOS 2.3 present.Handle 0x0000, DMI type 0, 20 bytesBIOS Informatio ...

Installing off download to new drive; With a twist

Some one gave me an older Windows machine and I had to put a hard drive into it. It is formatted and partitioned with nothing on it. I plan on installing Ubuntu 6.0.6. My only way to download the distro is thru my iMac. The files come in as iso's, and I have been trying to use Discribe to format a r ...

Motherboard BIOS update

M2N-EAMD Athlon64 X2 AM2 512kx2 3800I'm prepared to update the BIOS and found on;http://support.asus.com/download/download.aspxthe newestM2N-E Deluxe BIOS version 0802Yesterday it was version 0602.zip. Is it the right BIOS for my mobo? Because it indicates M2N-E Deluxe. My mobo is;M2N-ETks.About upd ...

Is it any way to control BIOS(read and write) using C/C++

I want to achieve following1. read date from bios at the time of booting and keep some where in memory or in enviroment variable for later use.2. If bios date is differ from some stored date then i want to update bios with new date3. System should ask for password, if user try to change date either ...

Reading and writing to BIOS and controlling dates in windows environment

I want to achieve following1. read date from bios at the time of booting and keep some where in memory or in enviroment variable for later use.2. If bios date is differ from some stored date then i want to update bios with new date3. System should ask for password, if user try to change date either ...

Ubuntu How to try KDE4 on an external USB drive, without BIOS USB boot support

I would like to play with the new KDE 4.1.1 release, but I don't want to screw up my existing ubuntu or kubuntu (on separate disks) installs.I managed to download the kubuntu Live CD and burn the iso image. I managed to install it to an external USB disk (and put grub on the external disks MBR). I e ...

Ubuntu how to upgrade bios?

i have an ibm thinkpad x30 running xubuntu 8.04 and i want to upgrade it's bios...the download site says that the upgrade is only for windows systems...how do i upgrade my bios in this case? ...

Anyone done a BIOS flash on Acer Aspire L100 or similar?

Has anyone flashed the BIOS on an Acer Aspire L100 or other similar Acer?The reason I ask is I'm trying to flash the BIOS on my L100. Acer even has a new version to download from their website. The problem is the BIOS is write protected and I get the message to check the jumper. (I'm still trying to ...

Ubuntu How to Flash my BIOS?

If I need to flash my BIOS how do I do it in Linux with no floppy disk?Manufacturer's notes (AMI) says "on a windows machine download and run the .exe file and create a floppy disk, reboot with floppy in place"I have VMPlayer with Windows XP on it so could run the .exe, but no floppy, only ...

Ubuntu Update Bios, Phoenix Tech. 10.10, how to

I am wanting to update my BIOS on my HP A6600F desktop. It is a 64bit system running 10.10 Desktop. When I go to HP or Phoenix's site it makes me download a 3rd party program in order to detect and update the bios. Unfortunately it is Windows only program and there is no support for Linux.Here is my ...

Ubuntu Need help with Bios

HelloUbuntu will not install on or work as run live cd on my computerI am quite certain it is the BIOS that are somehow messing it upI have a fujitsu siemens ESPRIMO P1500If I go to the fujitsu siemens home page click help and support, then click download drivers, then enter the name of my computer, ...

How to install ubuntu on bios alone?

Okay so I have a Dell XPS 600, and absolutely no working OS is installed on the machine. By that, I mean I have WinXP, but there's some error and when I run a normal boot it loads Windows Setup, but it "encounters" an error. Not that I care, I just want Ubuntu. So basically, I need to setu ...