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Bios Problem Sir!This is tahir mubeen from Pakistan. Please solve my problem. i have a problem in my system that when i start my PC the error occurs which is"167 No processor Bios update found" what is this ? please guide me how to handle this

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Re: Bios Problem

If you still can enter bios setup look for the advanced menu in the BIOS for "processor updating" or something like this and set to "disabled". Save the changes.
otherwise your motherboard perhaps is incompartible with cpu
for example cpu 133 and motherboard 100 or 66MHZ
please let me know the result.

Posted on Nov 27, 2007

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As I understand it, you tried to upgrade the CPU from 1.86GHz to a 3.00GHz. The error message is stating that the BIOS (Basic Input Output System) cannot recognise the CPU because it is not in the list of supported CPUs. You need to download an updated BIOS (if available) for the particular motherboard in your PC. You will need to get the model number of the motherboard which is usually written on the motherboard. Then go to this web site:

Search for an updated bios for your motherboard. There should be instructions on how to update the bios.

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Dear Sir sir i have hp desktiop pc and i have

You need to remove the Heatsink from the CPU and re apply heatsink compound to both the CPU and the heatsink then replace the heatsink onto the CPU. the reason for the overheating and shutdown is that the connection between the heatsink and the CPU has become "Aged" and no longer transfers the heat like it should

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Sir when i want to install window Xp then a problem have occured such message as Set oult not find any disk hard drives. Please give me suggestion to solve this problems.

your windows cd must have corrupted.
please try with a new windows compact disk.

thanks for contacting

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When compuetr starts no boot device available but BIOS seen

If there is no HDD or any other boot device the BIOS will always be present. This problem occurs if you haven't installed any Operating System on the HDD. So when the computer is booting it finds no booting device files and that's why showing error message. Format your HDD and install OS to boot smoothly. But if you have HDD with OS still this error happening then it might be a reason of corrupt system files which are required during booting or it may be the case that your HDD is damaged and cannot boot from there. If your HDD is damaged and still showing on the BIOS it may happen because it is detecting as a device but the as the device is damaged is cannot boot from it. Check these steps to solve your issue.

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Try to update BIOS, it might solve your problem

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I have an ei system 103a desktop i have had to sytem restore now when i turn pc on it tells me to press f1 to start windows i have tried going into the bios and boot from hardisk but still have the problem...

The 'Press F1 to continue" message is a result of an error caused as the BIOS does its hardware checks during the boot process.

The BIOS boot process (bootstrap) preceeds the loading of the operating system.

The most amusing example of this occurs if you unplug a ps2 keyboard, 
1, it generates the error
2, pressing F1 does no good because the keyboard is not plugged in.
3, if its ps2, you will need to do a hardware reset after plugging the keyboard in again.

The bios can be set to 'halt on'
'no errors' which will stop the error message appearing.
'keyboard errors' see above
'all errors' any hardware failure detected by the bios will halt the boot process and give the above message.

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Usb cdrom not supported

First of all confirm that all system are of the same make and all this contain same motherboard.

1> Next if all have the same mother board than check for the cmos setting in the peripherals option and look for the usb support drives is enable or not.

So there is setting the cmos only and if this bios is not update than find for update bios from the mother board site. and try upgrading the bios and please take precaution that during the bios update process system must be on ups so that power failure not occur other wise bios will be dead.

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Bios problem

bios for ibm is at and you should never update bios if you dont know much of computers but always use software to flash bios from windows... will be good to download bios, the other part is up to you, because if you are clueless on this matter you better take your computer to an it technician before braking it down.

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Hi, Muhammad, It sounds to like you have been infected with a virus and will need to run an antivirus program at bootup. If you are unable to do this yourself then it is not a big job for a computer technician to do for you. Regards mistyman

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