TechSpot

update bios

By JONIV63
Nov 12, 2005
Topic Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. hi i have an award ( it says)asus acpi ? think it said aspi and 1007 v.10a revision its hard to see the log in screen goes by so quick its hard to catch so i went into bios it said asus p5a in there with some of the other stuff, nothing that much just asus p5a bios. its on an anthlon 111/450 motherboard with winddows 98 now (i need xp real bad )but anyway for now thats what i have how can i get the updated bios there are so many i cant find the exact one from asus can someone help me please i can go th drivers.com but i dont know which is the right bios there are so many little changes in them and i dont know if the prosesor has anything to do with the bios upgrade. can someone let me know what the bios i need is called exactly ( to some of you its so easy not me abviously) please im in need of help confused. and i dont want to mess it up the system isnt very compatable with 98 i did all my downloads, also i just put a new hard drive in im afraid ill mess it up i took me 2 days to figure out the pins so i could get my whole 80 gigs it only wanted me to get 33 i was told the bios does that since its old and only allows 33 so i had to install with the hd software. so i dont want to go through that again when i upgrade it sorry for babblling joni
     
  2. IronDuke

    IronDuke TS Rookie Posts: 1,267

    Asus bios update

    Download Everest here. This will give you all the info you need about your system. Then you can go here and get the correct bios.
     
  3. JONIV63

    JONIV63 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    i have windows 98 first does that matter with the bios thanks for your help joni
     
  4. IronDuke

    IronDuke TS Rookie Posts: 1,267

    Why do you wish to update your bios?
     
Topic Status:
Not open for further replies.


Add New Comment

TechSpot Members
Login or sign up for free,
it takes about 30 seconds.
You may also...


Get complete access to the TechSpot community. Join thousands of technology enthusiasts that contribute and share knowledge in our forum. Get a private inbox, upload your own photo gallery and more.