QUOTE (chimeara @ Sep 6 2006, 12:26 PM)
i am trying to install a amd 4400 dual core and i need to update my bios.. im pretty dumb with this but i got as far as i cxna with google and a buddy. right now i used clean 20 and i got this error and when I try to burn cd;'s anyother way it doesnt seem to work.. acciording to asus i need to make a rom with 4 differnt files on it. i have the files but i lack the knowlage of how to make this all come together so i can flash my bios and move on to the install. If you guys could help i would be very very happy ...because i could get some sleep
I have an asus a8v delux
Well, it seems like you either you are not fluent in English or in "computer jargon", just download the Asus manual for your board:
A8v deluxe Manualftp://dlsvr02.asus.com/pub/ASUS/mb/socket..._a8v_deluxe.pdf
and read chapter 4, EXPECIALLY chapter 4.1.4
Then download latest BIOS:
A8V Deluxe BIOS 1017http://dlsvr01.asus.com/pub/ASUS/mb/socket...Deluxe-1017.zip
and (optionally) the DOS flash utility:
Afudos BIOS update tool V2.11http://dlsvr01.asus.com/pub/ASUS/mb/flash/AFUDOS211.zip
The A8v is a "smart" motherboard that does not even need to have a bootable DOS floppy disk, as it can read directly a file called A8V.ROM from floppy/CD.
So all you need to do is :
1) Have a good, KNOWN to be working floppy
2) Uncompress the A8V-ASUS-Deluxe-1017.zip in a temporary folder on hard disk
3) Rename the resulting file A8V-ASUS-Deluxe-1017.ROM to A8V.ROM
4) Copy it to the floppy
5) Reboot the PC and press ALT+F2 to update the BIOS
I cannot see anything difficult in the above.
Please do post any specific questions you may have BEFORE attempting to flash the BIOS.
BIOS updating can be very risky, you should know what you are doing!
(and beside have a VALID reason to do the update - if it ain't broken don't fix it