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How do I flash my bios on ca63-sn rev. a1

I have never flashed Bios before but I downloaded a new bios for my motherboard named ca63-sn rev. a1 and I want to ask how to use it.
there is a bin and a exe file?

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  • mail755 Jan 14, 2009

    i want to flash my bios because the system hangs/freezes after I installed a new wireless lan card and I read that this update will fix it. also because the bios can't read the ram right after I installed more ram.

  • szaly Mar 09, 2009

    when i try to install winxp sp2 and error on blue screen appear tell me that my bios not full acpi support and need to be update in oder to install winxp..can u explain this sir..thank you

  • Atul Bamne
    Atul Bamne May 11, 2010

    First of all, tell me why do you want to upgrade/change your bios?

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Mail755,

Before I continue, I have to tell you that upgrading the BIOS firmware required extra care.

U need to check if you r using the correct firmware or not. If you are not sure, you can download it here.

http://img.lanparty.tw/Upload/BIOS/CM/CA63ESN0319.ZIP

after you have the correct files, you need to have the correct environment to upgrade the firmware,

here's the instruction to make a bootable USB Pendrive for the BIOS firmware upgrade.

http://tw.dficlub.com/tw/modules/newbb/viewtopic.php?topic_id=1837&forum=27&post_id=6679#forumpost6679

When you are boot into the DOS environment, you will see the A:\ prompt, you need to type in this in order to let the upgrade to proceed,

A:\>F780.exe 2A6LGD4N.bin

I have follow the exact filename of the files that you are goinn to download.

These will be the procedure to upgrade ur BIOS firmware. Please be sure that you are understand before you proceed, of not, you can post a comment here and I will follow up to explain to you.

Good Luck,

Don't forget to rate my solution, thanks.

Posted on Jan 15, 2009

  • Eugene Tan
    Eugene Tan Jan 17, 2009

    Thanks for the rate mail755, glad to help!

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Your problem is all about your motherboard you need to updated to BIOS firmware to solve your problem.

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I think you had a bad flash!

So re-download a new bios file from there web site and try again, with these instructions....

Updating the BIOS
You can download and install updated BIOS for this motherboard from the
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in performance, or fixes for known bugs. Install new BIOS as follows:

1 If your motherboard has a BIOS protection jumper, change the setting to
allow BIOS flashing.

2 If your motherboard has an item called Firmware Write Protect in Advanced
BIOS features, disable it. (Firmware Write Protect prevents
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3 Create a bootable system disk. (Refer to Windows online help for
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4 Download the Flash Utility and new BIOS file from the manufacturer’s
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boot priority items on the Advanced BIOS Features Setup page, to
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6 At the A:\ prompt, type the Flash Utility program name and the file name
of the new bios and then press <Enter>. Example: AMINF340.EXE
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7 When the installation is complete, remove the floppy diskette from the
diskette drive and restart your computer. If your motherboard has a
Flash BIOS jumper, reset the jumper to protect the newly installed BIOS
from being overwritten. The computer will restart automatically.

Hope This helps

Have a nice day!

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