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AMD Dual Core processors - updating BIOS/flashing BIOS?

Q: AMD Dual Core processors - updating BIOS/flashing BIOS?

AMD Dual Core processors - updating BIOS?

how do you do this?

thanks a lot

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A: AMD Dual Core processors - updating BIOS/flashing BIOS?

Flash a BIOS?
You need to download the update from the motherboard manufacturer. Then follow the directions in the readme file that usually comes with it.

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Hi, guys. I want to update my laptop BIOS. I found winflash tool and when I try to install, cannot be done the message says, this program is compatible for notebook only. Is there a winflash tool for laptop computer regarding with my laptop specs? Can I have an official link from you guys where I can get that tool? I already have new BIOS. thanks for your suppport

A:Updating ASUS K43U BIOS E-350 dual core procssesor

Why not just manually flash your BIOS? With most modern PC's you can even update the BIOS from with in windows.


<a href="https://www.asus.com/support/faq/1008859" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">

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Hi Guys,

Just a quick question i cant find and answer to...

Im going to order the parts for my new computer soon

Asus A8N-SLi Deluxe SLi Mobo
AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core 4200+
1Gb Corsair XMS PC3200
120Gb Seagate Barracuda ATA-100
BFG GeForce 7800GT OC 256MB GPU (ebay for 260) retail around 400

Basically thats it, i've read on the net that i need a BIOS update for the mobo so it can handle the processor.
so the question, will the mobo handle the processor while i update the BIOS?
then work perfectly after.
If not, how do i update the BIOS.

A:Updating BIOS to handle AMD 64 processors


Be careful of buying the graphics card off Ebay!! buying some parts for pc's on ebay can end in a problem, for example they dont work or they are broken already!

In reply to your question i think that u will be ok with the processor in the mobo well u update the bios. However i am not really shure about this so it would be best to wait for more replies!

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I recently bought an Asus ROG G750JM and got rid of the 8.1on a dreadfully slow spinner drive and replaced it with an EVO then installed it with an OEM 7.

But I have to flash the BIOS now (with 207 - currently 205) as instructed in the manual for installing 7 drivers and I cannot get it to flash the latest BIOS because the flash does not work when I check the stick it is on ad hit Enter as per instructions.

So I am left wondering if I am doing something wrong?? the download is a zip file- do I unzip it first or not because the manual said nothing about doing that??

I am getting to really like this machine because it is blindingly fast now and any help would be really appreciated as I just want to get the drivers right for 7.

A:BIOS not updating (flashing)

You can not to the best of my knowledge flash bios with a zipped file.
You have to unzip it then move it to your flash stick. Motherboards don't know zip from shineola.

Wait around a while maybe someone has some magic to share.

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Hello, all SF members.

Thanks to all SF members, who helped me and who will help me.
I'm trying to back that help to other members, when I can.

Now, because I'm now crazy for hardware,software, OC and other, I want to update (some people call it Flash) my BIOS.

I read on some other forums and website, that BIOS version can :
- Add support for more devices
- Fix some system errors and other
- Better system functions (like I/O system)
- Can so much affect Overclock.

Because all this, especially last thing , I want to do it.

My motherboard is ASUS P8H61-M LX2 (as you can read), and my BIOS is ASUS EFI BIOS Tool.

I need some safety and best way for doing it.
My problem is : Where I'm live, there is often (not so often, but I don't have luck), interruptions in power supply system (not only in my house, that is in my street). I know if my computer, turn off or restart, my motherboard will be without BIOS and there is problem.

Questions :
1. Can anyone find for me best way for doing it , or write if you know one ?
2. How to make backup of BIOS ?
3. Is there any way to recover BIOS when I got any problem, and must turn off or restart computer ?
4. For BIOS file : Are I must update BIOS from floppy or flash drive, or I can use BIOS file from my Hard Drive ? My flash is broken , and dont have other.

Note : In BIOS , I have ASUS Flash BIOS Utility if that can help.

Sorry if I'm boring.
Thanks in advance.

A:Most safety & Best way for Flashing (updating) BIOS

OK so you have established that a newer Bios code supports something that you want (OC support), but do you want to do that at the risk of a power failure during the update ? I wouldn't.
The Asus Bios update tool is probably the easiest way to go. I really think you need to either change your mind or obviously take the risk of a disasterous outcome.

Or take your kit to a mates house where the power is stable and they are net connected.

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Hello friends, Which one of the processor is faster & better between Pentium P4 3.6 GHz 'Processor No. 660 Single core 2MB L2' and the other one is 'P4 3.4 GHz Processor No. 945 Dual Core 4MB L2 Cache'. So one is a 3.6 GHz single core and other one is 3.4 GHz dual core. Thanks in advance


A:Comparing Single core & dual core Pentium processors

Welcome to our forum...may I suggest before jumping on to a new forum and posting a question, especially on a heavily asked current topic, it would be a better idea and provide you faster response time if you first searched the topic....

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Is it possible to change the dual core processor I have for an i5 processor, is this type of motherboard capable of taking it? I have some screen captures from CPUID of my system specs, hopefully that will be enough info. If it can't take the i5 could it take any other quad-core processor?

I have a Compaq Pressario desktop PC, Windows 7 64 bit, 4GB DDR3 RAM.



A:Is it possible to upgrade my dual-core to i5, or other quad-core processors?

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16th May 2016.Dear Dell Forum Members & Support,We have an existing and very reliable Dell Precision 490 with a Single Intel Xeon 5060 (Dual Core, 3.2GHz,1066MHz) system.The system is currently running Bios Version A08 (04/25/08)
Can it be upgraded to Two (2) Intel Xeon Quad Core Processors, and if so, can a list of the compatiable processors be supplied ?
e.g. Xeon X5460 (Quad-Core, 3.16 GHz, 1333MHz) etc.

Thank you for your time & patience.With kindest regards.GEM CNC Systems.

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I'm new to building my own PC. I've taken a really bland class on Computer Architecture, so I know the basics of the basics.

I just guess I have a question that I'm begging to be answered. :dead:

So does anyone know if there's conflicts with the idea of Dual Core Proc. in a Dual Proc. Motherboard?

And of course, is it worth it?

A:Dual Core Processors in a Dual Processor Motherboard

No there will not be any conflict. If the motherboard has a BIOS that supports dual-core processsors, it will use both cores present on each processor.

READ: Opteron 285 review @gamepc.com

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Is the technology too new to think about getting 2 dual core processors seeing that the computer will not be used as a server? CAn any games take benefit of the dual core double processor? Any CAD programs able too use this technology?

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I just got a new computer for Christmas and have a few questions.

The computer I have is an HP Pavilion a6244n. I didn't particularly want a factory made computer, and certainly didn't want an HP, but hey you can't look a gift horse in the mouth right?

I'm not very familiar with Dual Core processors and don't know exactly what I have. I know that I have an Intel Core 2 Duo CPU @ 2.20 Ghz w/ 800Mhz FSB. What I want to know is, does this mean that I have 2 2.2 Ghz CPUs, 2 1.1 Ghz CPUs, or am I misunderstanding this completely?

PS I also apparently have an nVidia GeForce 8300GS Video card. The computer box says that I have 128 MB dedicated memory on it, dxdiag says I have 1390 MB memory on it, and a program at gamespot.com scanned my computer and said that I only have 118MB Memory on it. Which do I believe, and what does this mean?

Thanks to whoever can answer these questions.

A:Question concerning Dual Core Processors

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I just read the disturbing (to me) news that XP Home is not dual core ready. I was wondering if anybody has had success in loading XP Home with and AMD dual core?

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Ok so I'm in the market for a new laptop and I have a question about the AMD dual core processors. Is the AMD Turion 64 X2 Mobile Technology TL-60 (2.0GHz/1MB) faster than the AMD Turion 64 Dual-Core X2 Mobile Technology TL-56? Is the TL-60 Dual Core?


A:Confusion about AMD dual core processors...


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How do I explain the difference between a Core 2 Duo machine and a machine with dual XEON processors.

Here's why I ask: I made a service call on a Dell machine that has two Intel 2.2-GHz XEON processors--a dual-processor board. I replaced it with a Gateway model 5412 that has a Pentium Core 2 Duo processor. He noticed the spec tag on the front of the new Gateway machine said 1.8 GHz.

Now, how do I explain how the Core 2 Duo processor compares with his old XEON dual-processor board?

A:The difference between Core 2 Duo and Dual Processors?

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I am look for a last ditch help on fixing the BIOS/POST problem on a perfectly fine E6230
I was attempting to make a powered eSATA cable work when I enabled the SATA 4 and SATA 5 button in the BIOS.
After reboot... nothing..
I have been told it is a motherboard failure but this is too co-incidental!
I have tried a reset of the BIOS by disconnecting all power even the BIOS Coin battery .... nothing - no POST - although the LED shows that laptop is detecting lack of memory and HDD
A search shows that for INSPIRON laptops the BIOS can be unpacked and re-FLASHED to reset.
Does anyone know how to achieve this with the DELL Latitude Laptop or another way to reset the BIOS setting please?

Many thanks for any help or advice

A:Reset or Re-flashing BIOS Dell latitude E6230 - BIOS Corrupted will not POST

You can click the link below for steps to resolve a corrupted bios.
BIOS Recovery options on a Dell PC or Tablet

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Does anybody know when games will start being made to take advantage of dual-core processors? I've read on an AMD forum that right now the AMD Athlon 64 FX57 is the best for gaming. But as soon as games start taking advantage of dual-cores, the AMD Athlon 64 X2 processors will be the best for gaming. So I'm just curious if anyone knows about when that will happen?

Thanks much

A:Taking advantage of dual-core processors

When they become common enough that most people have them. Game makers want to capture as many gamers as possible, if only a few have dual core processors, then they won't make money by making games for them.

But I don't know all that much about processors, I'm not a hardware expert.

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Can anyone tell me whether I should purchase an AMD dual core processor that has a frequency of 2.4GHz and a cache of 2 x 512MB or a processor with a frequency of 2.2GHz with a cache of 2 x 1MB? Which one would provide best performance? By the way, they are of a similar price.
Which is better? Higher frequency or higher cache?

A:Solved: Compare AMD Dual Core Processors

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Hey everyone,

Just been trying to replay an old favourite of mine, Prince of Persia Sands of Time, on my intel dual core laptop running windows 7 I now have. It keeps deciding in game to play in slow motion which after a bit of research seems to be due to my dual core processor. I've tried setting the affinity on task manager, which works to a certain extent... but doesn't fix the problem entirely. I know there is an AMD Dual Core optimiser, but I decided not to install that on my intel machine (right move?). I also know that there is MS XP patch http://support.microsoft.com/kb/896256. However, this decides that I cannot install it. The error message says 'Not enough storage is available to process this command. Installation did not complete.'

I've also found process.exe... though I don't like the idea of doing that to my processor.

Any ideas?

Thanks for any help!

A:Games affected by Dual Core Processors

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Hello all..

Have a quick ? for you all...

I have installed Windows 7 on my IBM Intellistation machine which has 2 Intel 3.6Ghz Dual Core Xeon Processors. Here's my question...

In Device Mangler, it shows Processors>Intel(R) Xeon(TM) CPU 3.60Ghz x 4. When I check Task Manager, it shows me the utilization of two processors.

Is this correct!? Should TM show 4 boxes instead of two!? Or is Windows 7 seeing everything okay?!

Thanks in advance!

A:Dual Core Xeon 3.6Ghz Processors

Which version of Win7 do you have?

It's not easy to find the information, but apparently you need Professional or Ultimate to use two physical sockets. Home Premium only supports one.

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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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My harddrive recently failed and it cannot be recovered. However, now that the harddrive has failed, I can't put any harddrive or ssd in there even if they have working OS' installed. I even tried various OS' with bootable USB's. Freedos is the only OS that seems to run via USB.  I went through the hp support video: "How to update BIOS when windows does not run" but don't have the "Firmware Patching" option is not available as my update utility version is 3.3.7 rather than the 5.something version featured in the video. The exe provided(SP52604.exe) is... well and EXE! I need an iso or bin or something for freedos 1.0 to run it. I have tried using Freedos 1.1 which should run exe's however, I cannot find a bootable image of freedos 1.1 to put on usb.  What else can I do to flash the bios? 

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Hello everyone, could someone point me in the right direction here. I remember when running vista a rumour that when vista was installed on systems it didnt recognise dual or multiple processors on the boot.ini tab in the msconfig boot advanced options. I have checked this with windows seven and again the same has happened. i enter the msconfig. select boot.ini tab. click on advanced options and see that only 1 processor is recognised. My system has a dual core processor so have changed this value to 2 and applied settings. I have noticed an even quicker startup time and when i run multiple programs ie Photoshop and itunes there is no system slow down. Has anybody else expierienced this, does anybody know if this would affect quad core processors. any feedback would be appriciated. Thanks

A:Dual core/multiple processors not recognised by system

woah slow down there Too fast! and welcome to sevenforums,

the advanced boot.ini tab is only used if you need to turn cores off for whatever reason. by default, all your processors/cores will be used. you say that only one was recognised before you changed it to two - was the box also ticked at that time?

you can always see how many cores windows is using, by starting up taskmanger (ctrl-alt-del or ctrl-shift-esc) then check the performance tab.

i've got a dual-core processor, and both were enabled and used by default - are you sure about these performance gains?

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Hi Guys !

I have intel dual core @2.0 GHz processor.I am upgrading my system.For now im going to replace the mobo and RAM.I am going to buy G.Skill RipjawsX (2x4 GB) RAM.So I wanted to know will my system support it.I know the mobo im going to buy will support it.

Thanks in Advance !

A:Does Intel Dual Core processors supports 1600MHz RAM?

t3chn0vamp said:

So I wanted to know will my system support it.I know the mobo im going to buy will support it.Click to expand...

Thats all you need to know, the CPU is irrelevant for selecting memory. The CPU never has dictated the type of memory used. The motherboard either supports the memory or it doesn't.

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Hi. I have a dell inspiron laptop. My problem starts when i tried to update my bios from a07 to a15. While the update is running my laptop screen suddenly turned blank but my laptop is still on. What should i do?

A:Bios update fail. Blank screen while updating bios

Please check and see if you can get into BIOS. By the way list Dell model number and version of window. Ex: Dell Inspiron 3543, windows 10
1. Power off computer
2. Power on computer, quickly start tapping F2 key continuously. Hopefully, you'll be able to see BIOS screen.

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Hey guys, first post here.

I have a computer here that has a "BIOS Rom Checksum Error" upon boot up. The computer doesn't post, and I can't get in the bios. It does nothing but give me a black screen with that error, and then the following line occasionally says Detecting IDE Atapi Device.

I have read around, and think I need a new bios, since the old one got cleared or corrupted in a CMOS Clr. My question is, how do I flash a new bios without windows, or through the old bios.

I have tried using drdflash to make a boot disk with AWDFlash and my new bios version on it. I have an external floppy plugged in through USB that didn't seem to do anything. I also tried an old floppy I had lying around that I plugged into the IDE that didn't seem to do anything.

Did I do the boot disk wrong? Is that not my problem? Am I going about it completely wrong?

It's an Asus Striker motherboard, Q6600 Chip, running Windows...if any of that helps. Thanks guys, I look forward to your replies.

A:Flashing a Bios without Windows, or through the previous Bios


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Hello.I need to update BIOS on my notebooks.I used my second computer to creat  a BIOS recovery drive on my USB.I used this way:Recovering the notebook BIOS using an external storage devicehttp://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c02693833 I download recommended version:sp62234.exeAfter step "5. In the Location to Save Files window, click Change."The HP System BIOS Update Utility DOSENT opens and i have 2 errors: 1.IHISI: Get support mode fail in SMI!  2. BIOS did not support InsydeFlash!  Please help me.

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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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Hi, So I've owned this laptop for about 2 years.  About 1 month ago, the laptop had a corrupted BIOS that I was unable to restore, and the thread describing that in detail can be found here: http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Boot-and-Lockup/Laptop-BIOS-Corrupted-probably/m-p/5735383#M95... Since then, I have ordered a new motherboard and installed it in the computer. It started up and worked perfectly, but wouldn't recognize the battery and only operated when plugged in. So, I thought that I would update the BIOS to see if that would fix the battery issue. I downloaded the HP executable for the BIOS and ran it. Windows did some stuff (I forget the exact details), and then the computer rebooted. It displayed a simple blue box that said it was flashing the BIOS. I played a game on my other computer for ~30 minutes then came back to the laptop.  This time, there was a completely blank screen. I attempted to move the mouse, and do anything reasonably expected to wake the computer from sleep, because the power LED was still on.  I then pushed the power button until it shut off, and then tried to power it on. It resulted in the exact same symptoms as the thread I linked above. I have tried unplugging the computer (which removes all power because the battery won't work), using both key combinations to try to restore the BIOS from the original hard drive, and using both key combinations to try to restore the BIOS from a USB drive with a slightly olde... Read more

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hiiam new to this so forgive me if i have posted in the wrong placei own an hp 250 g4 recently i updated my bios and after successful update i tried to enter bios and its asking for admin password but i never has set any admin passwordit says system disabled  [ |  87228416] i can normally boot into my os but cant enter the bios plz help me 

A:asking for bios password after updating bios

When prompted for password try 38180438

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i updated my bios and the fan is now very loud on it for some reason , im not sure why here's my belarc advisor list if anyone can help me get the fan back to normal that would be very helpful!

Windows XP Professional Service Pack 2 (build 2600) Packard Bell NEC SPIRIT 550
Enclosure Type: Desktop
Processor a Main Circuit Board b
2.93 gigahertz Intel Pentium 4
16 kilobyte primary memory cache
1024 kilobyte secondary memory cache Board: Packard Bell NEC
Bus Clock: 133 megahertz
BIOS: Phoenix Technologies, LTD 6.00 PG 07/15/2005
Drives Memory Modules c,d
80.02 Gigabytes Usable Hard Drive Capacity
63.95 Gigabytes Hard Drive Free Space

COMBO IDE5232CO [CD-ROM drive]

Apple iPod USB Device [Hard drive] -- drive 1
ST380011A [Hard drive] (80.02 GB) -- drive 0, rev 8.01, SMART Status: Healthy 480 Megabytes Installed Memory

Slot 'A0' has 512 MB
Slot 'A1' is Empty
Local Drive Volumes

c: (NTFS on drive 0) 80.02 GB 63.95 GB free

Network Drives
None detected
Users (mouse over user name for details) Printers
local user accounts last logon
ashley 12/4/2005 4:57:52 PM (admin)
local system accounts
Administrator never (admin)
Guest never
HelpAssistant never
SUPPORT_388945a0 never
Marks a disabled account; Marks a locked account None detected
Controllers Display
Primary IDE Channel [Controller]
Secondary IDE Channel [Controller]
SiS PCI IDE Controller None detected
Bus Adapters Multimedia
VAX... Read more

A:BIOS HELP!!!!!! fan very loud after updating bios

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I have downloaded the bois from the lenovo official site. But when I am updating its show the error message not for this notebook . I have lenovo g500s laptop .other people also facing same issue for the same laptop .please help ...Thanks in advance...

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A:Lenovo g500s bios updating problem. While updating...

The correct version of BIOS update has been just released - BIOS Update for Windows 8.1 (32-bit, 64-bit)
Now there should be no problems with it's  installation.

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Hi, i purchased the HP Pavilion 15-ab150sa last weekend and have had lots of problems since getting it. Kept freezing and dropping WI-FI connection shortly after logging on. I found there were 6 updates needing running that wern't automatically showing until i scanned for them in HPSA. Its taken me 4 days to get most of the updates to actually complete and it seems to be working much better now however, I have one update for HP Notebook System NIOS Update (AND Processors) that keeps failing... Any ideas? Please keep it simple i'm not very good with technical info. :-) Greg 

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A:HP Notebook System BIOS Update (And Processors)

Hi Greg, Try the following. If the bios update is still running in HPSA, click the Stop button. Close HPSA, restart the notebook, then download the Bios Update from the link below and save it to your Downloads folder. http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp75001-75500/sp75199.exe When the download has completed, close any other open windows and programs, then open your Downloads folder and double-tap the installer to start the process.  The actual flash will occur when the machine restarts - do not interrupt this in any way, even if nothing appears to be happening for a while - when it has completed, the machine will load into Windows as usual. Note:  If the option to Update shows as being 'blocked on this device', you will need to Contact HP regarding this. Regards, DP-K

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I've tried to install this update multiple times. Both from HP  Support Assistant and after downloading the file directly from your support page and installed it as an administrator. After restart, the update is still visible in the Support Assistant.

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Hello I recently purchased a HP Pavilion 17-ab004na (ENERGY STAR). Within the HP Support Assisstant there is an update entitled: HP Notebook System BIOS Update (Intel Processors). The install fails when I try to install it. Thank you Luke

A:HP Notebook System BIOS Update (Intel Processors)

Hi Luke,HP has decided to prevent the HP support assistant from listing and installing BIOS updates automatically to machines (according to latest update in the Inner Circle of this Forum, which I've access to). May be this is on the process of implementation worldwide.Why?You need to update system BIOS only when:- you face a issue with the laptop which can solved by updating BIOS- latest BIOS update gives you more features that is useful for you- latest update is recommended or mandatory to be installed because it provides additional security measuresThis is the latest one listed in your support page:http://support.hp.com/gb-en/drivers/selfservice/swdetails/HP-Pavilion-17-Notebook-PC-series/10862170...Support page: http://support.hp.com/gb-en/drivers/selfservice/HP-Pavilion-17-Notebook-PC-series/10862170/model/119...Please read this before updating: http://support.hp.com/in-en/document/c00042629I suggest you don't proceed with BIOS updating as of now.RegardsVisruth

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Anytime I update my notebook from HP support center all updates go through but this one. Why is it doing this and how do I fix this. Thanks.

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My computer is a HP 15 Notebook PC, and I use Microsoft Windows 8.1 (64-bit). I recently received notice of a important update regarding an HP Notebook System BIOS Update (AMD Processors). I tried doing the update, but it seems to behave strangely. Creating a restore point, checking available space, connecting to HP servers, and the downloading itself are all marked with a green check, but when it goes to installing, after a few seconds of it, a gray X box shows up beside installing, and all I can do is click 'next', and it leaves. What am I supposed to do? Is this update supremely necessary to keep using my computer as is? Model number: f100dx Product: J2X70UA//ABA

A:Failure with HP Notebook System BIOS Update (AMD Processors)

Hi @Nicmurg1? ,Thank you for visiting the HP Forums! A great place where you can find solutions for your issues with help from the community!I came across your post about the Notebook, and wanted to assist you! I have looked into your issue about your HP 15-f100dx Notebook and issues with the BIOS update.I recommend to restore the BIOS defaults.You could restore the BIOS with this document selecting the reloading the BIOS default settings. Here is a link to the HP Support Assistant if you need it. Just download and run the application and it will help with the software and drivers on your system that might need updating. This is the only way I would do updates as they are made for your HP Notebook. I hope this helps. Thanks.

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Hello, I have to download the  Hp System Bios update on my notebok but even when the download is very fast the installation is taking forever. I had left the pc around  hrs and nothing happened.Could you please tell me how long do I have to wait for the installations or if I can download it from another source? Thanks

A:System bios update (intel processors) never installed

Hi, Are you trying to update the bios through HP Support Assistant?  If that's correct, can you post back with the sp number of the update ( this will be in the form spxxxxx ). Regards, DP-K

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Myy laptop has darddisk issue two yars back and it was lying ideal without use.recently i replaced bad HDD with new PNY SDD and installed windows and all the driver except BIOS upgrade and its was working  fine. after i tried to upgrade from HP site HP Notebook System BIOS Update (Intel Processors) system just showing black screen.also when tried to create a BIOS USB using other laptop not seeing option to create a USB option. Please help in someone faced similar issue.

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Hi, my very new HP Spectre x360 convertible often need some updates from  HP SUPPORT ASSISTANT.I always accept and install the updates. The last update available :"HP NOTEBOOK SYSTEM BIOS UPDATE (intel processors)- Softpaq number: SP77784 - Version: F.43Ap1Doesn't work.It's saying: "Installation failed". without any others informations.What can i do? thank you.

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I have notice from the HP Support Assistant the the bios need an update. Three times I selected the item and chose to download and install. The first time, the DL completed but the update failed at about 5% on the progress bar. No reason given. The second attempt was exactly the same. I am on the third attempt and, after 45 minutes, I have not even been showed the installation window with the progress bar. It is stuck at the place shown on the attached image. This is a brand new laptop and warranty issue. Please remedy soonest.

A:HP Notebook System Bios Update (Intel Processors) Failed to ...

Hello @CanadianPilgrim, Welcome to the HP Forums, I hope you enjoy your experience! To help you get the most out of the HP Forums, I would like to direct your attention to the HP Forums Guide First Time Here? Learn How to Post and More. I came across your post about the HP Support Assistant issue, and wanted to help! To start, can you provide me with the Product Number of the notebook?  Here is a link you can use that will help you find your Model and Product Number:How Do I Find My Model Number or Product Number? In the meantime, try reviewing the following document to see if the issue can be resolved:HP PCs - Troubleshooting HP Support Assistant (Windows 10, 8) If you are still having trouble, then you can try downloading the driver manually, by going to this site. Once there, input your Product Number and click "Find my product".  On the next page, select your Operating System and click "Update".  You should be able to access and download the drivers. The category that you are looking for is 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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Hello HP,I am having problem with system BIOS update installation. The process takes so much time and it fails during installation. Please help. 

A:Re: HP Notebook System Bios Update (Intel Processors) Failed...

Hello @Kazim_Akhlaqi - Greetings!


Thanks for reaching out! I'd like to help you with this issue


Going through your post, the screenshot that you have added is not visible. Try adding the screenshot again, or mention the error that you are getting.


Alternatively, try the steps here to fix the issue: http://hp.care/2fd4t1o 


If the PC is frozen, first perform a hard reset as explained here: http://hp.care/2byfHyh 

Now try and update the BIOS. You can either use the HP Support assistant or use this link: http://hp.care/2bTtX1D Enter your product number and then click on BIOS to download and update the BIOS.


Please let me know if this resolves the issue, or if you require further assistance.

Please click "Accepted Solution" on the post that solves your issue to help others find the solution. To show appreciation for my help, please click the "Thumbs Up Icon" below!

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I was aghast for reinstallations of Windows 8 because of reasons unknown which ran operating system into trouble.
Now I know why this happened, because I selected maximum number of processors shown in 'Msconfig', which really doesn't exists ('Msconfig' showed 4 processors for Intel Core i3210).
From next start Windows 8 ran into trouble and within a day or two of using this desktop stopped responding, happened for all operating systems where I selected maximum number of processors shown in 'Msconfig'.
Therefore do not select maximum number of processors from 'Msconfig'.

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Why the strangeqe question?

you see I have a Dell XPS 15z laptop with a core i7 processor, 8 Giga RAM running Windows 7 Premium and I also have an HP desktop with a core two duo processor, 3 Gigs of ram running Windows 7 Professional but surprizingly the desktop runs faster than the laptop when I give them both tthe same task on Photoshop CS6 ( a processor heavy application). I feel that I have been cheated into buying the Dell laptop which at the time of purchase was expensive in the is country.

A:Are there any new processors that are faster than Core I7 processors

Does it use 100% cpu for a long time? (so cpu is the bottleneck)
Is it a multithreaded application, so are tasks split in many subtasks and use different cores?

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Intel recently acknowledged the existence of serious problems in the Skylake processors and promised a new microcode for processors of this series.Can we be sure that in your BIOS 1.40 from may 31, 2017 for Lenovo notebook P50 was added it is this firmware that resolves this serious problem:https://siliconangle.com/blog/2017/06/25/critical-flaw-intels-skylake-kaby-lake-cpus-can-result-appl...At least in the changelog for version 1.40 BIOS says that was updated microcode. But was this microcode exactly designed to eliminate those same problems?

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Can you flash the bios on a MSI KT3Ultra MB without a floppy drive? I am using the MSI updater and have the new bios version ready but it says i need a floppy drive . The MB is not capable of a floppy drive to the broken pins on connector on Mb

A:BIOS Flashing

It depends on the flashing program.

I use real DOS mode flashing programs, I save the bios file to fat16/32 partition on a hard disk, then boot with a Win98 bootable CD to command line and flash from there.

A bootable USB memory stick could work too, if mainboard supports it.

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So, I'm building my first PC in a few days when I get all my components delivered.

I purchased and ASUS mobo P5B-E

Regarding BIOS, should I flash my BIOS with the latest update from the ASUS site before I do anything else? Or should I let my computer start up and wait and see if there are any component failures?

Thanks for the help

A:Flashing Bios

You should not flash the BIOS unless there is some compelling reaon for doing so. In this case, newer is not better.

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