Re: BIOS upgrade A7V266e Series 2
- From: Nitehawk <Nobody@xxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 14 Nov 2005 19:41:16 -0500
On Tue, 15 Nov 2005 01:24:18 +0100, "Egil Solberg"
>>> Have boot disk, downloaded BIOS rev 1010 (my chip is Athlon 1800+) and
>>> AFLASH.EXE, also printed out the procedure and screenshots.
>>> PROBLEM - AFLASH "procedure" screenshots are NOT what's on my screen.
>>> Saved the "old" BIOS to floppy, but option 2 (per Asus Aflash
>>> procedure) SHOULD read Update BIOS with Boot Block and ESCD.
>>> My screen option 2 reads Update BIOS WITHOUT Boot block and ESCD - the
>>> complete opposite. (and the procedure text makes no mention of
>>> PC runs fine (on BIOS rev 1006) except for one thing - it will NOT
>>> operate a USB2 card at USB2, only at USB1.1. It's been suggested
>>> that I need a later BIOS to get USB2 to work.
>>> 1/ - Update BIOS with/without boot block/ESCD - yes or no?
>>> 2/ - Will updated BIOS give USB2 support?
>>1: If given the option to update boot block/escd or not. Do NOT update. If
>>flash fails, boot block will still be intact if you haven't tried to update
>>it. In that case a BIOS recovery is possible.
>>2: hard to tell. Asus does not say. Latest BIOS for the A7V266-E is 1015beta
>>002. I would flash that one. If it was bad, Asus would have pulled it, and
>>it is 2 years old now.
Latest BIOS is 1015 beta 3.
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