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Old 12-28-2006, 09:06 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Ok, so I have downloaded the BIOS to my motherboard model as a zip file, and I unzipped it to my desktop. After that, however, the file I have zipped is one of those in which windows asks what program to use to open it. I need help installing my BIOS, World of Warcraft is giving me problems because of it...
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This is whats needed:
Motherboard Name and Model
Link to it
Link to site and file you downloaded
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What kind of motherboard do you have? Some can be done in Windows with supplied software while others will require DOS.

You need to creat a boot disk and load the BIOS onto it in most cases. Your motherboard manufacturer should have the files needed on their site.
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Motherboard name and model: Asus K8V SE Deluxe

Link to it: Now I couldn't find it..unless this is it
http://usa.asus.com/products4.aspx?l...90&modelmenu=1

Link to site and file you downloaded:
http://support.asus.com/download/dow...Language=en-us

1. Select Motherboard.
2. Select Socket 754.
3. Select K8V SE Deluxe.
4. Hit search.
5. Open the "BIOS" column

Thats the file I downlaoded, and I can't figure out how to install it. Help!
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So you tried what turtile said and it didn't work?
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Well he said that different BIOS require different ways of installation - I need to know what that way is, thats the main problem.
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Your Manual should say, unless you threw it away. Asus should have an online PDF Manual for your mobo. Check Around
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Ok, so I found the manual, and decided to update my BIOS using a program that was on the support disc. If you download that manual, you will see in 4-7 the steps to download the updates. I selected "Update BIOS from internet", and then it connected to ftp.asus.com, then it told me the updating program itself needed updating. Everything was fine, then when it actually tried to update itself, it said "Unable to find the file on the remote server!" Help?
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If you want to update the BIOS with a floppy, download the BIOS and the afudos Bios update utility from here:
http://support.asus.com/download/dow...Language=en-us

Directions are here:
http://support.asus.com/technicaldoc...Language=en-us
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My computer doesn't support floppy discs. I need to use Asus Update.
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