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Q: Problems After Upgrading BIOS

Hey guys.

I just flashed the BIOS on my ASUS P5B-MX / WiFi-AP Motherboard. I upgraded from version 0501 to 0702. However, after the update i can't set my RAM to 667MHz as I could do before. It keeps it at 533MHz.

I use Transcend PC5300 RAM.

It also says "Unknown CPU detected. BIOS upgrade is required to unleash its full power." when I start my PC. However I press F1 and it continues to Windows.

Please help.

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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.

Can you post a link to the BIOS updates you used? What problem forced you to the drastic need to update the BIOS?

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/problems-after-upgrading-bios.118503/
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A:Problems upgrading bios on ispiron 5100

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:Problems building a PC: upgrading BIOS, and CPU/fan problem

well, im not sure about the mobo issue, but i'm pretty sure that the cpu and fan shouldn't be stuck together. did you apply a coat of that goo stuff? (i forget what it's called, some sorta lubricant yadda yadda)
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/problems-building-a-pc-upgrading-bios-and-cpu-fan-problem.168713/
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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!

A bios update can't remove passwords. As You Must Know

Oh and thanks for the extended long Title. I'm thinking this Topic of yours would be best removed? What do you think?
 

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I'd love to flash it but not sure if it will ruin my computer as it's more than likely not designed for flash when Windows 7 is on it or do you's know any better?

I also have 2 blue vertical lines going do the right hand side of the screen. I've seen loads of problems but no solutions. Has any fixed this HP problem?

Cheers folks!

A:Upgrading BIOS after Upgrading from Vista to 7

The BIOS is the stuff that happens BEFORE Windows starts to load.
Do you have issues with overheating or with the fan? If so, the BIOS update is for you.
Also, BIOS flashes are dangerous - and you can turn your computer into a paperweight by doing it incorrectly. In short, if it ain't broke - don't fix it!

The type of lines that you describe on your screen are usually caused by hardware issues. Send it in for repair if the system is under warranty. If not, then get an estimate from a local computer store - it may be cheaper to live with it.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/upgrading-bios-after-upgrading-from-vista-to-7-a-451070.html
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A:Upgrading the BIOS

Try the motherboards web site.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/upgrading-the-bios.130754/
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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.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
 

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A:upgrading ibm bios

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How To Ask Questions The Smart Way
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/upgrading-ibm-bios.750173/
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A:Upgrading Bios

I flashed my Asrock bios a couple of times. They provide a very easy way to do it from within Vista/7.

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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.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/bios-upgrading.303588/
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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: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...
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/dead-cpu-upgrading-bios.1021794/
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A:Upgrading BIOS for 7 upgrade?

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A:Upgrading BIOS quick question

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http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/211184-upgrading-bios-quick-question.html
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A:Upgrading BIOS on ASUS A7V8X

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

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Please press the green button, and select your drivers


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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.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/resetting-upgrading-old-compaq-bios.358990/
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Power supplies do not require a driver and are not affected by the BIOS version.

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A:after upgrading the bios my laptop screen was black

When you downloaded that bios , what link did you use - please post here
There may be a recovery procedure available
was the bios upgrade interupted at all ?

Heres an exampe DO NOT DO THIS - we need to know more detail
http://www.intel.com/support/motherboards/desktop/sb/CS-023360.htm
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/after-upgrading-the-bios-my-laptop-screen-was-black.892140/
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Things like this are why a clean install is generally recommended.
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Hello @Invincible007, Thank you for visiting the HP Forums! The Forums are a great place where you can find solutions for your issues, with help from the community! I understand that you are having an issue with the BIOS, and wanted to assist you! It seems that there are no Windows 10 drivers available for your product, on the HP site.  This may be why you are having issues.  Have you tried performing a System Restore, to set the notebook back to its previous working state?  If you are still having trouble, then try recovering the BIOS using the following document: HP Desktop PCs - Recovering the BIOS Please let me know if this information helps you resolve the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution", this will help others easily find the information they may be looking for.  Also, clicking the Thumbs up below is a great way to say thanks! Have a great day!

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Boot-and-Lockup/After-upgrading-to-BIOS-80-21-Rev-A-boot-problem-and/td-p/5569799
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hi,
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I realize that I'm no fun, sorry. Maybe someone else knows more about this than I do.

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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/difficulty-upgrading-bios-on-a-nforce2-chipset.121710/
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Hi,

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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
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Did you make sure the dimm slot was clean?

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you can repair windows or just install again...
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http://www.eightforums.com/installation-setup/15636-problems-after-upgrading.html
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djrock
 

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A:Problems upgrading from 32 bit to 64 bit!

I think what it is trying to do is read the disk and use the utilities on it but because it is the 64 bit and not the 32 bit (that is installed) and it can't do it. You should still be able to install 64 bit. Just gotta put the disc in, reboot, and boot from disc when it asks.

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ive installed windows loads of times without problems.

y is it not letting him upgrade???????????
 

A:problems when upgrading to xp pro

Are they using a "Upgrade Only" version of Windows XP PRO?

It is required.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/problems-when-upgrading-to-xp-pro.506826/
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A:Upgrading from XP to 7 using USB problems.

That link will not load for me.

You downloaded a Windows 7 ISO? Do you have a valid Windows 7 Product Key?? If not, how do you propose to activate any installation?

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A:Upgrading my PC, will I have problems?

The RAM will work if its compatible with your board, which is should be, and default to 800 MHz. In fact most 1066 MHz RAM wont automatically run at that speed. Its going to be similar to Overclocking your CPU, increase voltage and frequency. Most motherboards have can do this lest it be some OEM hardware in a Dell or HP. Your Asrock will be fine. Now for the interesting question, where are you getting all these old parts and where are you buying theme?
 

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A:Upgrading problems

Does it say "No devices" or "No BOOT devices"?
The system could be looking for a particular boot device (as determined in the BIOS) and in not seeing it...,won't boot.
If IDE-0 is not in the order list...,it won't look to the hard-drive to boot into Windows.
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/upgrading-problems.174368/
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A:problems upgrading to usb 2.0

since no one answered yet, i'll throw you some figures for comparison :)

my kingston 8gb and apacer 2gb flash drive transfer that much in about 5mins. but my generic fake 8gb (really only 2gb now formated as 2gb drive) took about 25mins!

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edit 2: my 1.36gb consist of 2 avi files just under 700mb each. if your 2.76gb consist of thousands of small files it will take much longer. so it's not a fair comparison. all depends on the files you're transfering too.

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A:problems since upgrading help please

At the bottom of your post is a gray "My System Specs"....click on that....click on the blue link and fill at as completely as possible.....That said, are you getting a yellow bar popping up at the top of the web page?

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A:Problems in upgrading to GTX 750 TI

Hi, The NVIDIA 7xx graphics cards with some exceptions will not work in a HP PC with a version7 BIOS.

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Audio/Problems-in-upgrading-to-GTX-750-TI/td-p/4902587
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A:Upgrading problems

Does the motherboard have integrated video onboard, some of those do. You may need to boot it without the card to get into the bios to change the vga card to agp from it;s default setting.
When you turn it on can you hear it start up, fans, come on, hard drive spin up, do the hard drive, cdrom, and floppy drive lights come on for an instant??????
 

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A:Need Help Please!! Problems with upgrading

I think it doesnt like some program your using, your going to have to clean install.

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A:Problems upgrading from 1GB to 2GB Ram.

The link for the board does not work.
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If there are any errors, then you have a problem. Post links to your board AND the memory you installed.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/problems-upgrading-from-1gb-to-2gb-ram.483252/
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A:98 to XP Upgrading Problems

All this assumes you have a legitimate XP install disc and a Product Key:

enter BIOS ( Setup ) and set the first boot device as CD/ROM. Put your XP Disc in the drive and disconnect all external peripherals except the monitor, keyboard and mouse, and be sure those are not USB, or wireless. Any internal USB card should also be removed.

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http://www.echoproject.net/en/software/catalog.html

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http://www.winsupersite.com/showcase/windowsxp_sg_clean.asp
http://www.socrtwo.info/cleanxpinstall.htm
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/98-to-xp-upgrading-problems.546106/
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A:Upgrading problems

Save your important files and format you HD partition or where ever you have it
Reinstall clean bud :}

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A:Problems upgrading to windows 10

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A:Problems, after upgrading to win 2000!

Get msconfig here.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/problems-after-upgrading-to-win-2000.156970/
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A:Problems Upgrading from Vista to 8.1

You can not upgrade Vista to windows 8.1..
Although it appears that is not what you did, because you installed clean to SSD..






The drive powered up OK, and at first told me that I didn't have authorities to the files I wanted. It offered to fix this, and processed away for a while and then added the extra drives (the HDD has 3 partitions, 1 being the Vista system partition).



Not sure what you allowed to happen there.. But it is possible the vista HDD did have 3 partitions..

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Hi,

I tried to upgrade my laptop which is running Vista Home Premium with SP1 using Windows automatic update notification. First it seemed that update is installing for but when it was about to be finished (100% complete was displayed) it said that update cannot be completed and all changes were reverted. This actually caused that a number of settings were messed up and some programs are not working properly anymore.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/problems-upgrading-to-vista-sp1.707221/
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A:Many problems since upgrading from 7 to Windows 8

dude, upgrading an OS is a very bad idea, lots of driver and software incompatibilities. now what you did is just REALLY bad, upgrading an infected system. Who knows what damage to the OS and its core files those malware has done?

Do a clean install, get updated drivers and experience the difference

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A:Upgrading problems from XP Home to XP Pro

Is your upgrade a full legal version of Windows XP Pro? It may be that your current installation has all the updates and the upgrade may not have those updates, although I don't really think that that would give you that error message.

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A:Active X Problems Upgrading XP to SP2

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=fh;EN-US;windowsxpsp2

Read this over the answer may be there . You can also send away for a free disk to install SP2 . Make sure you have read the above page thoroughly and follow carefully all instructions .
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/active-x-problems-upgrading-xp-to-sp2.313521/