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(solved) Shuttle AI61 messed up bios, where do I find a bios bin file?

Q: (solved) Shuttle AI61 messed up bios, where do I find a bios bin file?

Hi, Thanx to shuttles indescript site I have killed my AI61 motherboard, I thought I was getting an executable zip which was actually the flash program + rom and after opening BEEEEEP

Anyway I have a eeprom burner and this eeprom sst39sf020 is right in the list.

Can anyone email me the bios .bin file for this motherboard? (not the file from shuttles site but the old bios file ai61s017.bin so I can flash it using my eeprom burner)

Or at least tell me how to extract the .rom from the exe file shuttle sends

If I get the rom file I will be able to revive this nifty old 750!

PS it appears that shuttle quite sending *.bin bios updates a while ago but if anyone can find ai61s017.bin I would be gratefull


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A: (solved) Shuttle AI61 messed up bios, where do I find a bios bin file?

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I recently purchased a case and, in the process of moving the mobo over, I disconnected the wiring to the power and all that. The problem is, I misplaced my manual for the mobo. Can anyone link me to a manual or send me a diagram of how to wire everything to my mobo, including the USB and front audio ports?


--Oh, yeah, I fixed my other problem about the CD-ROMS. I went to Microsoft and stumbled across an article on CD-ROMs not working after Easy CD Creator was uninstalled. I followed the instructions and it worked perfectly.--

A:Wiring for a Shuttle Spacewalker AI61

Check this link to see if it's the right manual for your board

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I have an older Shuttle AI61 Slot A motherboard that I am putting together for my grandaughter and cannot locate the manual. I need to know what the connections for the power switch, power LED, HD LED, etc are...Can anyone help me out. I can't find anything on the Shuttle site.

A:Shuttle AI61 motherboard Front Panel connections

Not sure about shuttle Mobo's but on most mobo's the switch and led functions are printed next to the pins on the switch header. such as PWR for power and HDD the hard drive led, RST or something like that for the reset button. Mind you if this was a custom board out of a brand name computer this labeling may not exist.

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I just wanted to know if there was a bios update for the Shuttle AK47 board so that it could read the AMD 3000+ XP Processor.

I've been searching there website for about 30 minutes now and it seems they are only supporting there XPC line now. Anyone know what I should do?

A:Solved: Shuttle AK47 Bios Update?

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I have an AS45GT/R from Shuttle which seems to have been discontinued on the main site.
This board is a jumperless BIOS-only venture.
It will do up to 333MHz DDR
I have a 2.4 GHz P4 and 256MB of 266MHz DDR on a Win2K Pro DIY.

My question is what should the settings be in the BIOS (clock rate etc.) to get it to run at proper speed?
It sees my P4 correctly but the boot screen says 133MHz speed

Point is...it runs like garbage....I rarely run more than three apps at once but it bogs down even then
any ideas?

thanx in advance for your help

A:Hello everyone! need help with Shuttle BIOS

The 133Mhz is the Front Side Bus(FSB) speed. If the CPU speed is correctly seen in the BIOS and in Windows then thats right. So if you have the 2.4 and it shows up as 2.4 then its correct, and incorrect setting would yield in a lower or higher speed.

There are three versions of the P4 2.4; all of course run at 2.4 GHz but they have different FSB frequencies. These are 400, 533, and 800Mhz. However these are quadrupled from 100, 133, and 200Mhz base speeds.

Couple things to check on are the memory speed and then system temps. If you have PC2100 RAM, runs at 266Mhz, then make sure you are not setting to anything higher like the 333Mhz you mention. Also make a note of your CPU and motherboard temps, what are they?

Might also be worthwhile to test the RAM: http://oca.microsoft.com/en/windiag.asp Press T to run the extented tests.

It may also be a software problem like virus's or spyware/adware.

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I was wondering if anyone out there has flashed their bios for Shuttle's AK-35GTR mobo so it'll accept the Athlon 2400+, if so, did all go smooth? or were there any problems going to the newer bios?



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I am trying to change the boot device so I can install a clean version of Windows 10, but the bios resolution is off. On my screen I am only able to see the top half or so of the bios. My motherboard is an Asus P8Z68-V LE. Does anyone have any ideas?

A:Bios resolution messed up; can't navigate bios

If you have a PCI video card try removing it and using the onboard.

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I recently put together a Shuttle sb51g, and everything's running smoothly. Thing is, my friend bought the exact same system (845ge chipset, 2.4 p4) and in his advance chipset features in bios, his shows "hyperthreading", and enable disable. On boot up mine shows 2.4mhz, and his shows 1.2mhzx2. Also, his ram is on 266, and mine 333, but he might have bad ram so thats no biggie. But, why don't I have this hyperthreading option? Is it something I did? The systems stable and everything, I dunno what's up...... Thanks all.

A:No hyperthreading option in Shuttle bios

First, check if your 2.4Ghz P4 have hyperthreading. There's a lot of versions of 2.4Ghz P4.
If you are sure that your P4 is hyperthreading capable, try updating the bios from the motherboard website, and the hyperthreading option will magically appear :·)

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Could you tell me how my bios should be to reinstall windows 7 from a usb memory stick please?????

A:Solved: Messed up bios

It appears from another of your posts this is a Pavilion G6? To access the BIOS Setup, turn on the computer and repeatedly press the ESC key to enter the Startup Menu, and then press the F10 key to enter the BIOS setup utility. Chose the System Configuration tab where the boot order is set. Boot first from USB and second from the hard drive, save the changes.

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I recently put together a barebones Shuttle PC. All of the components are installed and I managed to get everything configured with Windows XP Pro SP2. And adjusted an I/O error issue that I had with my DVDRW drive.

However, there's been this lingering problem that originated way before I installed the OS. When I start the computer from a cold boot up, the BIOS display is stuck at POST. I am speculating that I need to make some adjustments to the CMOS in order for the computer to reach a normal boot sequence, but I don't know what to change. The following is what is visible on the screen.
I originally had 1GB of DRAM for installing the OS, but later added RAM that was originally not compatible with the OS installation. But the OS does recognize the memory boost.

I ran memtest-86 and there were no memory errors.

Does it matter if this text is in bright white?
"DDR2 667 Single Channel, 64-bit"


Pheonix - Award WorkstationBIOS v6.00PC
Copyright (C) 1984-2003, Phoenix Technologies, LTD

(SN27S010) nForce 570 MCP

Main Processor : AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 4200+
Memory Testing : 2097152K OK
CPU0 Memory information : DDR2 667 Single Channel, 64-bit
IDE Channel 0 Master : IC35L060AVV207-0 V220A66A
IDE Channel 0 Slave : None

IDE Channel 2 Master : LITE-ON DVDRW LH-20A1S 9L03
IDE Channel 3 Master : None

IDE Channel 4 Master : None
IDE Channel 5 Master : None

Warning! Now System is in Safe Mode.
Please re-setting CP... Read more

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i need my bios file and not the exe i need the ROM file where can i find it for hp elitebook 2740p tablet PC  help me please

A:i cant find my bios file (ROM)

Hi: If you read the description on the BIOS file you want, the package contains the files to flash the BIOS in a few ways. This package includes several methods for updating the BIOS version as follows:- Use the HPQFlash Utility to update the BIOS directly in a Microsoft Windows Operating System environment.- Create a bootable USB Key to update the system BIOS.- Use System Software Manager (SSM) to update the system BIOS on PCs in a network.

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I've got the dreaded winking CAPS lock LED and am hoping that a new/refreshed BIOS will help me restore my laptop.  I've gone to the site a number of times and when I enter my info, I'm told that there are no files associated w/ this device. Am I missing something? BTW - the site only allows me to enter a Window 7 OS... I've upgraded to Widows 10. Any help here would be most appreciated. Thank you.Doc

A:Where can I find my BIOS file?

Doc_Popper Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums! No, you're not missing anything. The last BIOS update for your laptop was issued on Mar 2, 2011 and that was for BIOS version F.27. There are no newer updates, and there are no updates for Win10 because that laptop did not come with Win10 preloaded.

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Brand new intel p4 has issues. Please help. it shows the intel p4 screen, start bios then gets a few 95,BA, 94, E9. Then gets a long consistent beeping noise. It sounds like the bios is messed up.

Under system summary, it says sys manufacturer intel

system model D945gtp
system type x86-based pc

What can I do to fix this issue. I appreciate any and all help.

A:Solved: Bios seems to be messed...help needed please.

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Hi!Recently I have update my laptop bios from F.21 to F.24 A. After updating bios my laptop battery shuts down within 1.5 hour while before updating bios I use my laptop for 4 hours. Now I cannot recover or rollback the bios to F.21 it says (Unable to find bios signature file) when I rollback or update to F.21. When I update it to F.24 A again while it is installed already it doesn not ask that (unable to find bios signature file). So, Please HP Experts help me my laptop is dying.   Thanks In Advance.

A:Unable To Find Bios Signature File.

Hello @AbdulRaheem25, Welcome back to the HP Support Forums! I read your post about the BIOS issue, and wanted to assist you! Have you tried restoring the BIOS to its default settings?  You can use the following document to help.  Please post back with the results: HP Notebook PCs - Restoring 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!

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My ThinkPad T420s (model 4174BB4) has become a little unstable lately so I've been looking for a BIOS update from its current 8CET57WW (1.37) version. It's running Windows 10.  I haven't found a T420s Windows 10 BIOS update on the Lenovo support site.  BiosAgentPlus claims to be able to install one but I hesitate to risk US$30 without more certainty that this (old) ThinkPad is supported for such an update.  Please advise.

A:Can't find T420s BIOS update file

Hi SidneyTupper,
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
You can install Lenovo vantage application in your system, under Lenovo vantage you will get option for system update. Click on system update and it will automatically take all required updates which is available for your system. If you will not find BIOS update mention under system updated its mean Lenovo is not released BIOS update for your system, In this case you have to wait for next BIOS update release.
I hope the above information helps.                   
Please feel free to post in Lenovo Community Forums if you have any further queries!
Tap that kudos button if I helped.
If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"!

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My ThinkPad T420s (model 4174BB4) has become a little unstable lately so I've been looking for a BIOS update from its current 8CET57WW (1.37) version. It's running Windows 10.  I haven't found a T420s Windows 10 BIOS update on the Lenovo support site.  BiosAgentPlus claims to be able to install one but I hesitate to risk US$30 without more certainty that this (old) ThinkPad is supported for such an update.  Please advise.

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hi there, i am fixing a friends old computer and the hdd was stuffed so i got a new maxtor diamondmax 9 for it. although once installing it i found out that it would only run in udma2 mode (checked it in another computer and it ran at full udma6)
so i suspect that the current bios cannot support udma5 or 6, so i am looking for a bios upgrade for it.
the bios string is 6A69RPRDC-00, the number on the actual motherboard is 35-C960-00-05
thanks for any help, i am really hoping i can make this board work at udma5 at least and not have to settle for udma2.
thanks again

ps. i just found this
04/19/2001-i815-ITE87X2-6A69RPRDC-00 ITE87X2 + Winbond-W39A
at http://www.plasma-online.de/english/identify/serial/mainboard/mb_aristo.html
if that is any help.

A:help with updating bios. cannot find bios upgrade - 6A69RPRDC-00


Old Machines.....(just like me... but can still perform to the max lol)

I your Bios has the option of udma up to 6 then generally the bios supports the Mode! and your problem is that the HDD does not support the mode (cant remember if you said it does).

You are probably using wrong criteria for bios upgrade search.
Try WWW.driverguide,com

You Need the MB's Manufacturers Name or at least the MB Chipset and bios Manufacturers Name as well. go to the Computers muanufacturers website (you probably done that already) and search model.

otherwise Download a System info utility from Tech Spot, I use SiSoft Sandra or AIDA32.. (sandra might cause bluescreen on older machines).. Aida problably will have link direct to bios update site. hope this was of some help

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I have used the Toshiba support download page to identify my model A205-S4629 Satellite laptop and downloaded the following BIOS update utility sa200f0v520.exe.

After building the IOS install disk and running the Phoenix Phlash16 utility I get the following message "File has different BIOS part number".

The utility is using the following image file MW10M520.ROM.

Any input is appreciated,


A:Satellite A205-S4629 BIOS Update Fail - File has different BIOS part number


As far as I know the BIOS package downloaded from the Toshiba US driver page contains the WinRAR 32-bit self-extracting ZIP file which includes both Windows-based and diskette based BIOS update installation options.

Did you try to update the BIOS using Win-based BIOS?

What OS do you use?

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BIOS problem occured when I upgraded graphicscard, see my other thread.
Computer/soundcard boot problems after upgrading graphicscard GTX 960

I started this thread because it is a bios problem.

I downloaded the driver 2.09 from manufacturers website (medion)
motherboard MS- 7728
when i try to flash it says
"ROM file does not match existing BIOS size"

someone knows how to solve this?

A:Flashing BIOS - ROM file does not match existing BIOS size

Kevin someone in the other thread asked what size PSU you have now I am not sure what you have hooked up but one way you can check what size PSU you need (for starters) because what you have looks to be a tad on the small size at 450W - eXtreme Power Supply Calculator - The only power supply calculator trusted by PSU manufacturers and computer enthusiasts

Just enter in as much as you can and the readout should give you roughly what size you need with some margin of error. Now if the result is close to the 450W PSU you have?? then under heavy load it might well be trying to draw more than what is available. Remember the stated output is the ideal and in reality some power is lost with the internal workings of the PSU circuitry/s.
Personally I use a PSU that has at least 25% more than I possibly need and just because it says for example 650W on the label doesn't mean that it is producing 650W continuously the device only puts out what is being asked of it. That is to say if your machine's components are idling at a draw of 200W then that is all a 650W PSU will put out - it is sort of working on a linear scale for want of a better way of putting it.

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Hello all.Apparently im an extreme noob when it comes to this i have been searching for an easy way to find what mobo i have and any bios updates.All i kno wis its made by american megatrends 7B3P081G,5/5/2008 thats all the info im getting.its on a gateway GT5694.Im running vista home premium x64.Any help on how to find bios updates would be very appreciated.

A:Solved: how to find bios updates

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im trying to do some reasearch on my bios, but i dont know who manufactured the settings... dell told me they thought it was them, but im unsure of that because they said "i think" and told me to call back another time for some bs reason... is there a site that lists compter > bios... thanks

A:Solved: Do you know how to find my bios manufacturer?

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What are the normal ways to get to the BIOS settings so I can get this old computer I'm working on to boot from the Win 2000 CD?
I've tried F4, F6, F8, Del etc, I can't get to the bios settings and it will NOT boot from the CD in the drive on startup.
It's an old shop built celeron, don't have the MB docs.

A:Solved: How to find Bios settings?

Try the Del key, also some old computers used Ctrl-Alt-Esc combo. Look for a hint right after it posts, usually says what keys will get you into the BIOS.

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With a fresh or new install of Windows XP Pro on this older Dell Optiplex GX400 Tower P4 1.5Ghz, while booting up I get a error that the BIOS can't find the fan.

The fan in running and appears to be working fine. (it's not the original fan.)

Does anyone have any ideas, or does the fan have to be Dell specific. I think the Dell part # is 11WER-GY and 88373.

This desktop computer is out of warranty or I would call dell.


A:Solved: BIOS does not find the fan--Dell GX400

Dell probably wouldn't recognize third party fans. You can get a fan from Dell for probably less than $20.

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Hey guys, I'm trying to overclock my i7 920 but despite updating the bios to v.1406 i can't manage to find the BCLK frequency. I've searched google and the few pictures of the rampage II extremes 1406 bios have the option there, whereas mine doesn't...

Thanks in advance.

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Hello to the BleepingComputer community,First of all I'm sorry I haven't finished some of the steps from the Preparation Guide. It's because these steps require a reboot (e.g. Step 6: Disable your CD Emulation Software - DeFogger will ask me to reboot the machine), and I have a bad feeling about the question if it is safe to reboot in my situation: I'm not sure if I have a type of malware which is ready to infect the BIOS - if it is so, then it could infect it much easier during the reboot process.- If there is a good way to find out what is the problem (and fix the BIOS threat part if it really is present) without rebooting / shutting down this PC, or at least without booting from this hard drive (which I feel is probably infected), then please tell me what should I do.- If you know a place / forum where I can get a specialized help for this (seemingly BIOS-malware related) situation, please tell me where I could go.- If there is no way to move forward, I'll go ahead and risk the reboot, and follow the other steps (steps 6 to 10) in the Preparation Guide, no problem.I kindly ask you to please read below the details of the problem as it occured to me, and the things I have tried so far.The PC is AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core BE-2350 2.1GHz, Motherboard Biostar TA690G AM2 (with AWARD BIOS), 4GB RAM, 200GB SATA HDD, and an ASUS EAH4870 card added a few years ago.It's with WinXP SP3, AVG Free 2012, (standard) Windows Firewall, and it's behind a router.I ... Read more

A:BIOS virus/rootkit? - Unknown threat by AVG - "Bios Update\Award" folders, BS_Flash.sys, BIOS.sys and a dozen of m...

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Recently, my computer was running poorly and i had never updated my bios so i tried and i believe i messed up somehow. Sometimes it will start and other times it won't, sometimes it will start in safe mode and other times it won't. I have Biostar motherboard and an Intel chipset E2200. I have been to the website and tried to fix things but i'm not real sure where to start. Nothing i do seems to help and i am at wits end. I don't mind re-installing and starting over if i could reformat the hard drive i would do that and start over. Need help, thanks for anything.

A:I messed my BIOS up, need help

Do you have dual bios?

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I was updating my drivers using MSI's Live Update 6. I accidentally downloaded a bios that I didn't want to download. Now when I load my computer the monitor doesn't show anything.

I'm using a MSI H81M-P33 motherboard. Any other info can be asked if needed.

Whats my problem? What are possible solutions? Whats the easiest solution?

A:I messed up my BIOS!

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Well in doing resurch for a freind in trying to understand the process of overclocking and sheer curiosty to see what my system would be able to push alittle harder i found my way in my bios and desided reluctently to play around with it some to see if i could get my medocer pc to push alittle harder than what it is set for and well i saved and almost immeditly my screen went blank and every time i try to restart my computer, there is nothing being emulated by my screen even thought the montier is in prime shape. aghh so how badly should i kick my own tush and what should i do to repair what i have broken???!?

A:Ahh i think i messed up me bios

Unplug from the power socket, opem the case and remove the MOtherboard battery . . leave it out for a half hour, then put it back and try booting . . that should reset the BIOS to defaults

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Hi everyone,

I'm wondering if anyone can help me to set up my bios. I've 'tweaked' this, and ticked that, and now the pc just starts up, runs for a few seconds, and shuts down. I really don't know what to do.


A:Messed up Bios

For starters, your OS ME,XP,7.8 ?

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My BIOS is messed up really bad.

It is a Dell Inspiron 1501 laptop.  On the security settings:
Supervisor password: Clear
User password: Clear
HDD password: Frozen

I tried to run a few BIOS freeware clear programs, and I have tried to remove the battery and press the power button for 30 seconds to try to force reset the BIOS back to defaults, but still no luck.  I cannot boot to windows normally or into safe mode in anyway without it rebooting non-stop on the test screen.
i am currently using Mini Windows XP on the same laptop that is having this issue off the CD Hirren's Boot CD.
It is able to boot from a disk, or USB, but the not he hard drive.
Please respond to this ASAP with ideas on how to fix this issue or email me at:
<ADMIN NOTE: Email id removed per privacy policy>
Thanks in advance,

A:My BIOS is messed up really bad, and how do i fix it?

You need to call Dell support and be prepared to verify your ownership of the system.  They will generate a master password to clear the hard drive password.
Once that's done, the cheapest option is to then replace the existing hard drive with a new one.  If you need the data on the existing drive, it'll need to be sent to a data recovery service with the tools to remove the existing password - that is stored in a user-inaccessible portion of the drive itself.

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I Changed BIOS OS mode selection setting from CSM to "UEFI and Legacy." Now laptop boots to blank screen. No bios splash screen. I hear the optical drive being recognize and the fans turn on. Fans intermittently speed up and slow down.

Samsung NP365E5C-S05US with Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit installed on an SSD. Bios version P07ABF.
-unplugged ac adapter and battery, pressed power button to drain system, reconnected and still nothing
-tried putting a windows 10 pro, 8, and 7 installation disk in. I can hear drive spinning but still blank screen
-tried f2 f8 f12 at start up but no response
-popped out ssd and tried rebooting, nothing
I made a stupid mistake. Guys please help me!

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I would really appreciate some help/advice with the following, as I`m pretty much at my wits end:
I attempted to install a second harddrive into my pc, something which I`ve done before in other pcs without too much trouble. After swapping the order of the four drives (two hdds, plus a cdrom and a cdrw) around till they all were seen by windows, and in the order that I wanted, I turned the pc off (cant quite remember why, it was over a week ago), went and ate. When I switched it back on it wouldn`t boot, so I got the cmos screen up, and checked that everything looked as it should. It did, so I tried booting again, and it would hang each time, the only way I could get out of the hang was to pull the plug out. So I did this maybe a dozen times, then had the "bright" idea of resetting the cmos jumper on the mobo. Nothing drastic happened, good or bad, so I reset the clock/date made sure the hdd settings were set to "auto", and then exited. It hung again, so I pulled the plug, and then Nothing. The fan comes on, and the light, but that`s it. I have an AOC monitor that turns itself off onto standby mode if it dosn`t get a signal, which is what happens when I plug it in now. I`ve tried disconnecting all drives and just running it with ram, and graphics (it`s onboard, not a seperate card), but still the monitor switches to standby, giving a "no signal or cable disconnected" message first. There`s no beeps, no floppy boot if I connect the floppy. Jus... Read more

A:Bios/ Mobo messed up, need help please

hmmm... you should get SOMETHING with just the CPU plugged in... even with the memory pulled out.

Your system might have died, and sticking in RAM into it might have damaged your "old" memory... speculating. I or anyone else wasn't there... and don't know anything about your hardware.

Try only this when powered up: CPU ONLY. no drive cables getting power or data to the board. Just the CPU, not even the memory - you should still get POST, if its still alive. (also, reset CMOS again too. unplug power - change cmos jumper for a few seconds then back to normal, replug power cord, press power button).

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alright so i suppose i messed something up, i went to install windows 7 i re formated my hard drive, it didn't work then i read that i needed to change the boot order i changed the boot order that did not work so i hit restore defaults on my motherboard and that messed everything up, i can not figure out what is wrong if you could help me fix my computer that would be nice.

below are pictures of what happens when i start my computer up.


A:Bios Settings messed up?

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Big trouble this time,

so i installed new bios software for my compaq laptop from the offical site (exidently i wanted to install new wireless network adapter drivers but i didn't read carefull enough) and now my laptop starts up i see the light burning and hear him running and everything but my screen isn't showing anything. From the biggining my screen stays black and i can't enter anything, i got a backup on a external harddrive and there is also a backup from compaq itself on a partition with vista on it. But i have no single clue on how to acces them with a black screen.

Please help me


A:New Bios driver messed up

I tried every suggestion on the compaq support website, and i also removed the battery from my bios but nothing worked.
Please help me i'm getting a little bit despared now because i had a big school project to turn in .


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Eeeek!!! I was clearing out some old files and I have accidently run (from within XP) a BIOS flash utility for my old AOpen AX6BC mobo. MY current mobo is an MSI K8N Neo2. From what I can recall, the utility perfoms the BIOS flash the next time that the PC is rebooted. The file is called ax6bc110.exe. I have tried to delete the file both from Windows and from a Dos box, but I am being told that the file is in use. I have looked in Task Manager but I cannot find an entry that relates to this file.

Any help would be great (once you've stopped laughing!). I shall be leaving my PC on until I get this sorted!!


A:Help, I've messed up a BIOS flash!!

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I have ibm thinkpad R51 2887 nq2 series . My system has been crashed as it is not starting.The whole system gets hang after showing the first ibm screen. The bios utility setup is not getting opened through access ibm button . In safe mode it shows that system BIOS and video BIOS is not working and it has been shadowed.sometimes the system gets started ,but after one minute ,it stucks and the whole system paused and nothing happens.It may be the virus attack on BIOS and it also changes the time and date configuration of BIOS. so what should i do .And how i can install BIOS driver to the system.

A:Solved: system BIOS and video BIOS shadowed

Did you mark this "Solved"?

It sounds like you need a new CMOS battery.

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systemax tiger amd athelon 1700+XP Processor - I deleted wrong files couldn't start at all. I do not have recovery disks for this computer so I Tried recovery disks from my other computer which is an T2692 E Machine running XP. It got me a screen but I could not re-install win XP. I finally managed to reformat C: and installed an old copy of Win98 but not working properly. Still can not install my XP - get the following error "Micro Tech Error 3E6H setup can not continue". Win 98 is not working correctly. The first screen I see that shows Windows 98 is completely black on top half of screen but bottom is correct. It then does go to the desktop with icons but If I go to control panel and system it gives me error to shut down.
I may have screwed up the bios also as I kept trying different things. Is there somewhere I can look and make sure all the bios settings are where they should be.
Motherboard # is GA-7vTXE+KT266A DDR Motherboard
Have I messed up too badly or can all my problems be corrected? i would appreciate any help, I have been working on for two days with not much luck.

A:deleted files & Messed up bios

You can Reset your Bios to all Default Settings using the Jumpers on the Main Circut Board.

Usually JBat 1 Jumpers but check your manual.Otherwise take out the battery for 15-20Mins and Reinsert.

Make sure you have the power completely disconnected from the mainboard.
Take out the Power Lead from the Power Supply Unit.
Make sure you earth youeself first before touching componants inside the Box....keep touching the metal on the PC Box.

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So my computer wasnt running the best so i figured maybe I should update my drivers. So I went to the Msi.com.tw website and got to the Live Update Online. I let it update and do what it had to and then I saw this BIOS/Firmware update or something like that so i deceided to do it. I didnt read the Important note posted on the page before i clicked "Yes I would like to try and my own risk" Button. heres what it states.

Important! In order to flash the BIOS/Firmware safely, please make sure to close all running applications in your system before flashing. (Including Outlook, ICQ, Anti-Virus application, etc…)

So Yea. I didnt read that. and After I let it do that and give me and error half way through I think. But anyways I had remebered I had left Norton antivirus on. So now whenever I go back to the Msi.com.tw site and click that try at own risk button.. it restarts my computer now. My fans have sped up and make more noises. not to mention it did ask me if i wanted to backup bios on a floppy. and well... when i Build this computer. I wasnt so smart about buying one of those to put in.. I forgot all about it. So no backup on floppy disc. Now My question for you is How do I fix this? Get a new PSU? I mean it sounds with my ears like it is just dieing after I did that. and I read somewheres it does something to your PSU and restarting. Or is there a alternative way to load my old bios back to normal? Please help. This is killing me. My mom bought me a new graphics ... Read more

A:BIOS/Firmware Messed up my Computer?

sounds like you may have corrupted the bios
few things to try
1) can you reload the bios again correctly
2) There may be a jumper on the motherboard to reset the bios
3) Remove the motherboard cmos battery and wait a few minutes - then refit

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I just recently changed something with my bios and now my comp doesn't boot up at all. Not getting any power to the keyboard anymore, the monitor doesn't display ANYTHING, no post tests or anything. I'm a complete newb when it comes to tweaking bios so I probably shouldn't have been messing with anything there in the first place, but I guess that's obvious now. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

A:Messed with my bios and now it won't boot, no post...

If you have the motherboard or computer instruction manual, find out how to reset the BIOS by using the jumper on the motherboard. If you can't find that, unplug the computer then remove the battery from the motherboard and replace it after five minutes. :grinthumb

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I just recently changed something with my bios and now my comp doesn't boot up at all. Not getting any power to the keyboard anymore, the monitor doesn't display ANYTHING, no post tests or anything. I'm a complete newb when it comes to tweaking bios so I probably shouldn't have been messing with anything there in the first place, but I guess that's obvious now. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

A:Messed with my bios and now it won't boot, no post...

Search forum

this has been talked about often here do search for methods that might fix

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Is there a way to do the equivalent of a system file check on a BIOS? I just installed a BIOS update on my friend's new (Win7, 64bit) Compaq CQ57, and it occurred to me that checking it - maybe running a checksum on it? - would be a good idea. I'm going to install an Ubuntu partition on this machine. I can't find it now, but I seem to recall running across something about running a checksum on a BIOS from a Linux OS.

Thanks in advance,

A:Solved: BIOS file checker

Usually,the bios update program runs those checks prior to updating.
If it doesn't match,it won't update.

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Hello , on June 4th, 2011, I let the desktop execute the recommended BIOS update. Immediately after rebooting the fan is breathing up and down. Since for a similar question, someone "fixed" by cleaning the fan, ?!, rest assured I did not discover fuzz bunnies in the case. This is the fan sitting over the CPU heat sink. panosh

A:MR1 - 860146 Motherboard Bios Update messed up CPU fan

Please identify your notebook/pc .Look at the base/rear/side of the notebook/pc at the barcoded sticker. Post items numbered 1 and 2 on the following example of an HP notebook's barcodedimage. Your barcode may be slightly different but will still have the important imformation needed for us to help you.   ###Do not post the serial number as it is personal information.###Post the installed operating system version ( and whether it is 32 or 64-bit ) and whether the CPU is an AMD or Intel product Not posting all of the information as requested will delay our responses and slow troubleshooting of the issue that led you to author a thread. Is your notebook/PC still within its warranty period? For future reference:Never update a BIOS if everything is working, even if the HP Support Assistance recommends it. If you really know what you are doing ( and don't just think you do ) and accept the risk, then flash away.  Best regards,erico  

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I put the notebook to "sleep" last night and some automatic update happened overnight. Today, the HDMI port is not operating. I did a recovery of drivers but that didn't fix the problem. I then went to update the BIOS, but the version I have installed is F35 and what was available was a version F11 Rev A (the confusing part is that the version F11 had a later release date that the F35, by 3 months). In any event, the lternative to install the F11 Rev A Bio was not made available, only making a USB of the BIOS for recovery of other computers.HELP! I use the HDMI to display onto a large TV to run  i,u;lator and watch TV online.Thanks!  

A:BIOS update messed up my HDMI port

Hi @BAMBAM65, Welcome to HP Forums!  I have read your post and wanted to help. I understand the HDMI stopped working after an update. Here is a link may help: HP Notebook PCs - Troubleshooting HDMI Display and Sound Issues Another thing you can try is to use the Microsoft Restore to restore the system to the previous point before the update: HP PCs - Using Microsoft System Restore (Windows 10, 8) Let me know if they help. If this helps you to reach a solution, please click the "Accept as Solution" button down below in this message. If you wish to say "thanks" for my effort to help, click the "thumbs up" to give me Kudos.  Regards,    

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I am trying to change the boot device so I can install a clean version of Windows 10, but the bios resolution is off. On my screen I am only able to see the top half or so of the bios. My motherboard is an Asus P8Z68-V LE. Does anyone have any ideas?

A:Bios resolution messed up; can't navigate menu

Change the frequency of the monitor to 60Hz temporarily.

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Strange issue. Trying to fix a boot-up issue. After a good cleaning, the Dell Laptop would still boot up to DELL logo 60% of the time. Checked boot priority in System Setup and #1 was set to Windows Boot Manager. Changed the order to OS, and it booted. After sitting for a while, the DELL logo would appear again, no waking it, hard reset, checked the settings, and Windows Boot Manager was back to #1.

After messing with it, did a RESET. Same issue is happening. DELL logo stuck at loading. Keep having to change boot order to get it to boot. Yes, I save options before exiting. Restored default settings in bios. hmmmmm. Do a clean install?? And what is the correct boot order anyway?

A:After RESET, Boot priority still messed up in BIOS

The PC does boot to windows boot manager...

But if you keep have issues - do a clean install and then install facory dell drivers..

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