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Upgrading IBM netvista bios without running in windows.......Can it be done?

Q: Upgrading IBM netvista bios without running in windows.......Can it be done?

I have an Ibm Netvista 2257-82u
1.0mghz processor
40 gig h.d.
Intel 810e onboard video..etc

The system is in a continuous boot mode it makes it to the Winxp
Startup screen.....and then it starts over........and over and over.
I was wondering if maybe updating the system bios might fix the problem. Iv'e tried running with a new harddrive and I still get the same problem.

sometimes when I put a harddrive in that is loaded with windows 98se, I can get it to boot up in safe mode but not with Xp.

Can a virus cause this problem? Can a virus reside in the hardware on the motherboard? If so how can I fix it?

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A: Upgrading IBM netvista bios without running in windows.......Can it be done?

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/upgrading-ibm-netvista-bios-without-running-in-windows-can-it-be-done.182769/
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A:upgrades bios on netvista 6342 now won't boot

possible that you corrupted the bios either with an unsuccesful flash or the wrong bios.

Either way, there should be a button on the physical motherboard to restore all default settings.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/upgrades-bios-on-netvista-6342-now-wont-boot.683944/
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A:Will upgrading the bios firmware on a Latitude D630 delete the bios admin password?

What?

Didn't you reply here, and say it worked (after the unusual 9th try ) http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic109612-109.html#post747024

Awfully strange!

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A:Intel Processor is running high after upgrading Windows

Originally Posted by aelfarra


I have upgraded my Sony Vaio E series laptop (VPCEG38FG) from Windows 7 Home Premium to Windows 8 Pro and now I see that the Intel Processor is running high 3.00GHz all the time (monitoring it through Intel software) causing the laptop to run out of battery quickly and the fan is on all the time.

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A:IBM Netvista in continuous reboot with windows xp

What happen when you boot to regular mode in windows 98?
Does the system keep rebooting or hangs?

Have you tried to install updated drivers for the video card?

You also can try to contact IBM and see if they can ship you a copy of Windows XP.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/ibm-netvista-in-continuous-reboot-with-windows-xp.182986/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/upgrading-the-bios.130754/
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A:Upgrading BIOS

You need to confirm this with the service tag from your daughter's computer, but there is a BIOS update that can be run from the hard drive.

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A:need help on upgrading bios

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

Your cpu should run on an fsb of 166mhz(333mhz effective) Giving you a cpu speed of 2083mhz.

See HERE for AMD Athlon XP specs.

Check in your bios that the fsb is correct.

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If you can't install the drivers I would not attempt to flash the bios, you could make the PC that works fine, totally useless.

Are you trying to install the drivers from ASUS?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/bios-upgrading.303588/
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A:upgrading ibm bios

If you Google;
BIOS how to make and model
that will give you a place to start.
as you provided us no info that will help us help you better...

How To Ask Questions The Smart Way
http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.htmlClick to expand...
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/upgrading-ibm-bios.750173/
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A:Bios Upgrading

Likely an error in the download. Those BIOS updates are protected as much as possible from defects. If there is any chance of a problem, the BIOS install will not run, because it can permanently ruin the computer.
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A:bios upgrading issues

Hi,Did you connect your machine to AC power when updating BIOS ? Please try a hard reset and see if it works.1. Power off your laptop2. Remove the a/c adapter, battery and everything that is attached to your laptop.3. Hold the 'POWER 'button down on your laptop for about 10 seconds.4. Plug in the a/c power supply (without battery) and power on. Note: You need to use AC power when udating BIOS.Regards.

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A:Problems After Upgrading BIOS

A BIOS update should allow the detection of more types of CPU, not fewer. It almost sounds like the "newer" BIOS is actually older.

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A:Dead Cpu....Upgrading Bios?

Axemanant said:


After ascertaining that it was compatible with my motherboard i bought an intel Core 2 duo E6750.
Click to expand...
How did you ascertain this...because there is no mention of E6750 support for that board on MSI's own site.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/dead-cpu-upgrading-bios.1021794/
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A:resetting/upgrading old compaq bios

dear former druggie

What makes you think that resetting the bios is going to help you with this situation??

I can't see what benefit it would be. You need to get an OS install disk of some flavor.
 

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The command.com is the boot part
The autoexec.bat and config.sys files are for autoloading drivers and commands (not required)

Quote from here: http://support.asus.com/technicaldocuments/technicaldocuments.aspx?root=198&SLanguage=en-us




However, you will need to have AFLASH.EXE (unzipped) utiility and set the floppy drive as the boot drive. Then, type in the command [ FORMAT A:/S ] (without [] brackets) in DOS mode to create a boot disk. Do not keep AUTOEXEC.BAT and CONFIG.SYS files in it; Later on, choose item [1] ?Save Current BIOS to File (Save Existing BIOS to File) screen will appear. Then, when you see the query for filename appears, please insert a filename (eg. A:\XXX-XX.XXX ) and hit .Click to expand...

Here's your Drivers page (and bios too) again: http://support.asus.com/download/download.aspx?modelname=A7V8X&SLanguage=en-us

Or use this way (preferred, in case you have mx and you don't know it)
Please press the green button, and select your drivers


Sorry, it seems you must do this twice, once here, then when you get to Asus support, click it again. This button uses JavaScript (which is enabled by default on most browsers)
 

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The specs for the Dell insiron 5100 say that maximum ram is 1 GB. however this does not necessairlly mean that you can use a single 1Gb stick. it may be that your laptop has to have TWO 512 sticks to run at 1 Gb of ram. I would suggest checking your dell handbook or going to the dell site to see how large of a single stick of ram the laptop can use.
 

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A:Update your drivers and BIOS BEFORE upgrading to Win8

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There may be a recovery procedure available
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A:Difficulty upgrading bios on a Nforce2 chipset

If the "latest" BIOS revision is 2004, then you may not be able to upgrade .

Most (if not all) BIOS are tied to a board/chipset/manufacturer combination, and I doubt if it's prudent to go "BIOS shopping" and install an alien piece of firmware in your beloved board. It sounds like a recipe for disaster,

The RAID controllers you speak off should be based in hardware as well, and your board simply may not have the capabilities you want.

It's way easy to turn a board into a brick with an improper BIOS flash, even the right update.

I realize that I'm no fun, sorry. Maybe someone else knows more about this than I do.

A quick google leads me to believe that the Phoenix Corporation manufacturers "Award BIOS", and that they're really not 2 separate entities. But here again, things change fast in tech products.
Here's the answer, they've merged: http://vista-agent.com/
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/difficulty-upgrading-bios-on-a-nforce2-chipset.121710/
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http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Operating-Systems-and-Recovery/keeping-my-original-os-while-upgrading-my-bios-to-uefi/td-p/5617859
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http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/Brick-Upgrading-Bios-HP-Pavilion-g6-2237sl-Notebook-amd-CPU/td-p/5620065
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A:Brick Upgrading Bios HP Pavilion g6-2237sl Notebook (amd CP...

Hi The manual is here (http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c03593126) and for the BIOS it is page 86. It also covers the PWR + ESC and PWR +F11 functions starting on page 100. Please read thru it and try anything relevant and then please ask again.

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/Brick-Upgrading-Bios-HP-Pavilion-g6-2237sl-Notebook-amd-CPU/td-p/5620063
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Dear forum users,
I have a big problem as my Dell Inspiron15 3000 series laptp started to behave strangely since I updated the bios from the version on the dell drivers and support website. 

I upgraded to the V12 version Dell Inspiron 3442,3542,5748 System BIOS Version: A12 ,A12, when originally the laptop came with version A06. 

However, since the upgrade, my laptop battery drains after I have switched the laptop off. Therefore I'm having all kinds of issues starting the laptop in the morning and I am afraind this behaviour will lead to a disfunctioning laptop rather soon.
Downgrading the bios version to version A06 is not possible as the utility exists with the message that Dell doesn't recommend downgrading the BIOS version.
What can I do?

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19994104
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A:Strange fatal problem with upgrading BIOS - HP TouchSmart 61...

MisterZ Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums!I wish I had good news for you -- but I don't ... According to the HP product page, the ONLY BIOS update version available is from back in 2011 and that was for Win7, not even Win8, and certainly -- NOT for Win10.  BIOS corruption is serious -- REALLY serious -- to the degree that this is probably NOT fixable, at least, without paying a LOT of money to a certified repair facility to reflash the BIOS chip in your desktop.Here are some troubleshooting steps you can try:  http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c04126730 But, if these don't work (and they probably will NOT), your only recourse will be to pay someone to reflash the BIOS in your desktop.  Here is information on  HP Service Centers: http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00372730?jumpid=reg_r1002_usen_c-001_title_r0004Good Luck  

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Video-Display-and-Touch/Strange-fatal-problem-with-upgrading-BIOS-HP-TouchSmart-610/td-p/5818111
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/blue-screen-error-please-help-is-upgrading-the-bios-really-needed.903517/
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A:Fan running much more AFTER upgrading hard drive to SSD!

Monitor for overheating to know if that is truly the issue: Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7

Compare the reinstall you did to the perfect one compiled in Clean Reinstall Windows 7.

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/356690-fan-running-much-more-after-upgrading-hard-drive-ssd.html
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A:Upgrading from Sony Vaio running Vista

Hello JapanGuy, welcome to Seven Forums.

We would recommend upgrading to Windows 7 using Upgrade method since you have Windows Vista Home Premium on your laptop.
Your PC are compatible with Windows 7. If your laptop's CPU supports NX, your PC are also compatible with Windows 8.

If you want to upgrade to Windows 8 from Vista, you should use Custom (advanced) option. Which didn't preserve your data. Or upgrade to Windows 7 first, then Windows 8 using Upgrade option.

If you have Windows 7 installation disc, follow the tutorial linked below.

Upgrade Install with Windows 7

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/250437-upgrading-sony-vaio-running-vista.html
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A:Satellite C850D-10W - Win10 upgrading, black screen, bios not booting

Bonjour moi j avais le m?m? problemme
alors ma solution c est une restauration du Pc avec les Cd de r?installation
pour info je pence que les pc ref satellite ne sont pas compatible avec Windows 10
Bien a vous Cdt

https://forum.toshiba.eu/showthread.php?90044-Satellite-C850D-10W-Win10-upgrading-black-screen-bios-not-booting
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A:Solved: Help!!! Ibm netvista

Do you use Everest? It can tell you the specific drivers you need by displaying the make and model of the parts.

http://www.softpedia.com/get/System/System-Info/Everest-Home-Edition.shtml
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-help-ibm-netvista.945768/
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A:IBM Netvista errors

Error 1706 seems to be the motherboard.

 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/ibm-netvista-errors.799959/
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A:IBM NetVista Error 184

# Make sure Asset Care and Asset ID are enabled in Configuration/Setup (from the IBM site, whatever that means)

http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=psg1MIGR-4L4TT5
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/ibm-netvista-error-184.311763/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/netvista-problem.373766/
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A:USB 2.0 Drivers For An IBM NetVista M42

All of the drivers should be available from the manufacturers website. You simply need the brand and model.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/usb-2-0-drivers-for-an-ibm-netvista-m42-388628.html
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A:Ibm Netvista startsup device

Never mind, I am a dummy. Not smart enough to hit the enter key when I should..... Thx anyway....
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/ibm-netvista-startsup-device.195936/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/ibm-netvista-post-codes.284169/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/ibm-netvista-boot-errors.496998/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/old-ibm-netvista-wont-start-from-the-cd.956020/