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It takes just 2 minutes to sign up (and it's free!). fortunately ;)perhaps if you just try and see what happens to the file it will become clearer. Just my opinion-I could be wrong Bye now, Darth Darth Reply With Quote April 16th, 1999,11:10 PM #5 collinj View Profile View Forum Posts HWC Technician Join Date Oct 1998 Location When the System Restore process is complete, click Restart to restart the computer. 10. this contact form

My system also has a Matrox G200, Voodoo2, SB live and 128MB of PC100 ram, all in a AOpen HX08 case (though these should have no impact on my particular problem How the hell do I get the MB to set the HD as a Ultra DMA 33 HD. Thinking it could mean a new mb GoodBuddy View Public Profile Find More Posts by GoodBuddy Please sign in or register to remove this advertisement. 05-06-2010, 11:35 #2 Orbitalzone

How can change the bios setting for Replace windows 7 with xp Corrupted bios how can i replace my bios sofyware How to replace the bios battery in samsung r505 solved All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Home | Reviews and Features | Special Reports | Forums | Register Help Remember Me? aspired, Aug 29, 2008, in forum: Networking / Wireless / 3G / HSDPA Replies: 4 Views: 758 roberton Aug 31, 2008 NCIX had 6 cell,blue,xp,120gb 397 USD 2 instock duonghpham, Sep Hope this helps you out.

Replies: 2 Views: 621 pfc369 Sep 4, 2008 Just upgraded BIOS, keeps powering down zap_1961, Aug 1, 2011, in forum: Laptop Hardware Replies: 3 Views: 665 cloveious Sep 11, 2011 Loading... So I have two options: either turn off Ultra in the BIOS so I'm back to regular DMA mode 2, or use a lower UltraDMA mode such as Mode 1. I can't see itin the mainboard manual.2. http://forums.digitalspy.co.uk/showthread.php?p=41086182 I also have a Western Digital HD (8.4 GB), one of the new ATA66 type which is fully backwards Ultra 33 compatible.

Obviously power is getting though as everything seems to run ok- just no display. Are you SURE of that? This was after it losing power after a power cut. Is there something I have not set??

I can think of a fourth way.... this Johnny B Good, Jan 20, 2004 #3 Darren Guest "binaries_freak" <> wrote in message news:... > > "Darren" <> wrote in message > news:uKYOb.6782$... > > I have an Epox 8k7a+ All rights reserved. Gasha GASHA, Nov 16, 2002 #3 madbadger Joined: Dec 3, 2001 Messages: 220 Hi Gasha What mobo do you have?

Most of the bigger makes have these for download and they will fully test your drive and tell you what is up with it (if anything). Gonna buy a new 400watt Power Unit today and see how things go from there. Sorry for delay -been on holiday. Thread Status: Not open for further replies.

Has anyone successfully replaced a bios chip after getting similar errors on an Epox board? flagpole View Public Profile Visit flagpole's homepage! Some further reading led me to check what version of BIOS i had (it was 1.14) and the latest was 1.45.So one download later and thinking I could follow the instructions, Here is an example of what the BIOS system set up screen looks like: (Figure 3) Figure 3: OptiPlex 990 BIOS Screen Back to the top 2.

The keyboard seems dead, since Alt-F2 is ignored, along with the DEL button normally used for accessing the BIOS screen. Once the BIOS is corrupt its really down to how bad the corruption is, if it can at least get as far as reading the floppy properly then your chances of No, create an account now.

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I left everything as it was though for another 15 mins or so and tried to reboot. Lucia St. Buy a replacement MoBo. been doing BIOS-flashing and other firmware-updates weekly forsevral years...

I can't seeit> in the mainboard manual.> 2. I just didn't think at the time. was not that hard to do, but you must get tool for job, it is not soldered in just needs care and patience. When you receive the following message, press any key: Press any key to boot from CD or DVD. 3.

My old board was i440lx, my new is i440bx. I'm not sure whether I remember it as the first or second tab, however an ULTRA drive will give you a DMA checkbox. DS Forums RegisterFAQToday's PostsSearchRules My DS Account No account yet? I'm aware that the chances of it affecting the mobo is *very* small, but I guess it does happen. > > > This mobo has a failsafe ability to load a

I would imagine that this is a failsave just in case a bios flash goes tits up during the reprogramming (i.e. Once you have established that you require a BIOS update you can download the newer version from the Dell support page www.dell.com/drivers The video below will give you a visual guide Where is the BIOS chip located on an SB61G2 (V1 I think)?