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Windows 7: Bios Installation

12 Feb 2012   #1
tattibot

Windows 7
 
 
Bios Installation

i was facing problems with games n was told by the sellers VALVE in this case to update BIOS i downloaded them now n tey are in the form .ROM can anyone guide me how to install them ot go about it ?


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12 Feb 2012   #2
panais

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1
 
 

Hi.

We need few details from you.

So,write here all your system specs,

Power supply,CPU,GPU,RAM,Motherboard,everything.

Also write here details about the problem you have.

Then we will try to help you.
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12 Feb 2012   #3
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

You really need to post far more information.

What were the problems?

Who manufactured your computer?

What are your computer specs?

In the meantime, check this link: BIOS: frequently asked questions
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12 Feb 2012   #4
tattibot

Windows 7
 
 

AMD fx6100 Processor ASus m5a88mevo motherboard.... the problm i was facing my valve games were closing automatically after the valve video so i reported n got reply from valve team that u need to update bios of ur motherboard with that of the site so i downloaded in .ROM form now looking to update them but dunno how to
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12 Feb 2012   #5
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

Did you not read the link I gave you?

You need to go to Asus Support where you should find more information on how update your BIOS.
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12 Feb 2012   #6
Duzzy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

As this is a new Motherboard (I know from a different thread) you should have a manual or you could download that as well then you would find the info you require in there.

So look at the manual, in the download version you need to look at Chapter 3, 3.2.2 ASUS EZ Flash 2 utility. I have always found this easiest. Make sure you downloaded the latest.

Ps. Did you find the Realtek HD Manager?
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12 Feb 2012   #7
jumanji

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
 
 

You may update the ASUS Bios either using the ASUS Update Utility (Windows Environment) or booting the system in the DOS environment with the BIOS files copied to a pendrive.

Both the procedures are explained in detail in "Chapter 2 BIOS Information" in the manual.

Follow any one procedure and and carryout the update carefully as per the instructions contained therein.

Be aware that any interruption in the flashing process will render your motherboard useless.

If you do not have the manual download it from http://support.asus.com/download/dow...el=M5A88-M+EVO ( Select others in the dropdown box which will take you to the Manuals link among others)
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12 Feb 2012   #8
seekermeister

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE
 
 

If you are not very confident that you understand the procedure for flashing the BIOS, I would recommend that you take it to a professional repair shop and let them do it for you. I have no idea of what they might charge now, but I did that once about 6 years ago, and it cost me $25. At the time, I felt that was money well spent, because I knew how easily things could go wrong.
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12 Feb 2012   #9
tattibot

Windows 7
 
 

ty a ton pros for ur advice n SIr Duzzy yes i got realtek solved now onto updating my BIOS by procedures explained by jumanji ty a ton guys
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12 Feb 2012   #10
richnrockville

Windows 7 Pro x64 SP1
 
 

If you don't know how to update your bios, then I recommend no trying as if you make a mistake. it is disaster.

And only from the manufacturer of your MB's site. Most have 2 or more ways to update the bios.

Bottom line if your not confident, don't try it.

Rich
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