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Asus P5B bios up-date gone bad

I used the Asus utility embedded in windows to flash the bios to upgrade it.But it erased the bios 100% then it wrote the new bios 100% and it verified 6% then offered to do the whole process I cannot boot my computer. I tried the Asus CD and the diskette with the new bios file renamed p5b.rom but my computer reads the cd for a few seconds and nothing shows on the screen. What can I do? Help please! JC

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Re: Asus P5B bios up-date gone bad

What version BIOS was it previously, and what version were you trying to update it to?

If you were trying to do 1102 and up, and the previous version was 7.09.02 or below, this is the problem. Any of the versions 1102 or above do NOT support version rollback.

My best advice is to download 7.09.02, and see it at least gets you back up and running. If it works, then go for 1102, and then 1803.

Good luck!

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Re: Asus P5B bios up-date gone bad

That Flash EEPROM in a socket (so it can be removed) or is it fixed to the board. Either way, look on the Internet for someone who can write Bios for you. They'll tell you what they require, like Board, Bios, Bios Version, then if you have a socket, you can order it and just wait till it received, otherwise you'll be shipping your motherboard out to be reprogrammed.

Look at this too.

You need to be able to reprogram you Bios from another computer. Via some link, like USB, if the Board you have supports that. You'll need a kit. Where do you get one? I do not know.

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What are the instructions for flashing BIOS?

Hello use auto detect here to find the right mainboard:

Download asus update, this is the easyest program to upgrade the bios, while windows is running.

Install first asus update:

When the mainboard is found, select download, and select your windows system.
Open the bios folder, and download the latest bios version.
Unzip the bios file.
Run asus update, and select update bios from file, and select the bios file, in the folder you just have downloaded ( the bin file )

Be very carefull when you upgrade the bios, because a power loss will damage the mainboard, while the upgrade process is running.

You also have to setup the bios settings, when the job is done.
You have to select F1 or F2 to enter the settings.

If any doubt download the manual.

Good luck

Feb 07, 2013 | ASUS Motherboards

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I need m2n68-am bios bin file

Hello download here at asus:

Select download and your windows system.

Open the bios file folder.

Click on global for download.

Unzip the file.

Make also sure it`s the right mainboard, because flashing the bios with a wrong one, WILL destroy the mainboard.

Use the asus update utility, to upgrade the bios, while windows is running, for a safe upgrade.

Good luck

Jan 15, 2013 | ASUS Motherboards

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Latest bios for asus p5s

Hello type in the right mainboardd number here:

When you find your mainboard select download and your windows system.
Open the bios folder select the newest bios and click
on global for download.
Any file from the asus site needs to be unziped.
The bios can be upgraded while windows is running by downloading the asus update utility.

Select the right mainboard because flashing the bios with a wrong one will destroy the mainboard.
You also need to setup the bios settings like clock, date, boot, etc. when the job is done.

Good luck

Jan 05, 2013 | Motherboards

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I want upgrade bios ga 8simlh rev 1.0,but can not

How to Reflash Motherboard BIOS About updating BIOS... The whole BIOS updating procedure should be treated with extreme caution. If you do not encounter any system instability or bugs with the current BIOS version, we suggest that you keep it. If you determine to flash BIOS, you are taking a personal risk of BIOS flash failure. Please contact your supplier or our distributors/resellers for further remedy in case system crashes unfortunately because of BIOS flash failure. Before you begin... 1. Please make sure the BIOS version you want to flash matches your motherboard model. 2. If your BIOS is flash protected, please do not enable BIOS Flash Protection under Advanced CMOS Setup (AMI BIOS) or Advanced BIOS Features (AWARD BIOS) in BIOS menu. 3. Never interrupt when you BIOS is being updated. 4. Because BIOS flashing is potentially risky, if you do not encounter problems using the current version of BIOS, it is recommended that you not flash the BIOS. To flash the BIOS, do it with caution. Inadequate BIOS flashing may result in system malfunction. Three BIOS Flash Utilities... We provide three BIOS flash utilities at our website. Below are the overviews. 1 : flashbios_qflash.gif A BIOS flash utility embedded in Flash ROM. Not all motherboards have the Q-Flash, please use @BIOS or DOS flash utility to update BIOS if your motherboard does not have Q-Flash. Features-- With this utility, you only have to stay in the BIOS menu when you want to update BIOS. No need to enter DOS or O.S. mode. Caution-- Make sure you have a functional floppy disk with the correct BIOS version for your motherboard. UEFI - Download PDF User Guide pdf.gif Download PDF User Guide pdf.gif 2 : flashbios_atbios.gif A Windows-based BIOS live update utility. Features-- @BIOS helps you search for, download, and then update the latest BIOS in Windows operating system. Caution-- Make sure your O.S. environment is stable. UEFI - Download PDF User Guide pdf.gif Download PDF User Guide pdf.gif 3 : DOS Flash utility Features-- The flash utility is a combination of AMI and AWARD BIOS flash utility. You can use it with both AMI and AWARD BIOS. Caution-- Make sure you have a functional DOS boot disk with the correct BIOS version for your motherboard.

Jul 16, 2012 | Gigabyte GA-8SIMLH Motherboard

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Bios problem what are new drivers bios

P5B-E Plus Uses 100% All High-quality Conductive Polymer Capacitors! - Support Intel® next generation 45nm Multi-core CPU
- Intel LGA775 Platform
- Intel® Quad-core CPU Ready
- Intel® Core™2 Extreme / Core™2 Duo Ready
- Intel® P965/ ICH8R
- Dual-channel DDR2 800/667/533
- Fanless Design - Stack Cool 2
- PCI-E Gb LAN/ 8-ch HD Audio
- AI NOS™ / AI Gear / AI Nap
- SATA on the Go/ 1394/ Noise Filter

  • Another option is through the Internet. Launch the utility:

Start > Programs > Asus > ASUSUpdate

Follow the directions.

There is also ASUS EZ Flash.

Make sure that you do have a copy of your current or original BIOS, if you have the CD that came with the MoBo then you are golden.

Sep 20, 2011 | ASUS P5B-E Motherboard

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2 Sata Hdd not supported

Hi rafiqbrush, let me go over a few things for the P5B MB.
There is a total of 5 serial ATA SATA drive ports on the board & one ATA IDE/PATA port.
The 4 main SATA ports are numbered, 1 - 4. Your primary SATA drive must be connected to SATA port 1. Your second SATA drive must be connected to SATA port 3. See page 2-26 in your manual.
All SATA drives are seen as master drives. Once the two SATA drives are connected (As per manual), boot to the bios main menu.
At the main bios menu make sure your bios shows both SATA drives. Than go to the bios title "Boot". Make sure your primary SATA drive 1 is listed in the boot order. Save & exit the bios. (SATA drive 1 must have windows installed on it).
Link to Asus P5B web site;

Good luck rafiqbrush!
Thank you for using fixya.

Dec 10, 2008 | ASUS P5RD1-VM Motherboard

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Motherboard BIOS softwere for update

The process of upgrading the BIOS on a computer is also
called "FLASHING" the BIOS.

On very old computers (486 and older) the BIOS may be
permanently programmed into read-only memory chips,
which are not flash-able, although it may be possible to
replace the chips, or re-program them using special
equipment by a qualified technician.

On virtual all modern computers, the BIOS can be updated
using new data and a special FLASH program available via
download from the manufacturer.

This is a very dangerous procedure that can destroy the
motherboard if performed incorrectly, and should not be
performed unless absolutely necessary, such as when
you computer or software will not run properly without it.

Most mother board manufacturer's (for example Asus) offer
software patches and downloads on their web site, as well
as BIOS upgrades.

Note that the BIOS is 100% board specific, installing the wrong
BIOS can permanently destroy *********** board, so make sure
that you download the correct one for your board.

Once you have the downloaded the BIOS upgrade, there are 3

1) The downloaded file is self-installing, either from Windows,
or it creates a boot-able diskette, which in turn contains all
the files needed to update (FLASH) the BIOS.

2) The BIOS comes with a a separate installer (.exe) which
either runs from Windows or via a boot-able diskette.

3) The existing BIOS has a "built-in" flash utility, accessable
through the BIOS settings. This utility runs at a very low
level without any operating system to self-update the BIOS
from your download binary file, located on the hard drive or
on a diskette.

This is by far the best and safest way to do the job, but only
if your motherboard and (existing BIOS) has that capability.

In any event, the first step is to visit the manufacturer's WEB
site, then go to SUPPORT or DOWNLOADS.

Find the exact model and version number of you motherboard
in the manufacturer's list, and download the latest BIOS
update, and any installation (or flashing) utilities that come
with it.

1) Follow the manufacturer's instruction exactly !!!!

2) Do not turn off the computer until the BIOS update is
complete, and you are instructed to do so !!!

The computer BIOS is the lowest level program on your PC,
without which the computer CANNOT read the disk drives or
perform the lowest necessary functions.

If the BIOS is damaged, or
If the wrong upgrade is installed, or
If the upgrade is performed incorrectly, or
If the upgrade is interrupted or crashes before finishing,

the computer may become unable to repair itself, and
the mother-board may become permanently unusable.

(This depends on the actual mother-board and BIOS design,
and on the damage done by the failed installation)

Good luck,
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Please update your BIOS if necessary to do some fixes, optimization, and even hardware or software support.

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Intel upu ucode loading error

While starting computer a msg appear " intel upu ucode loading error" after pushing F1 computer get start my computer having ASUS mother board P5BMX/WIFI-AP and intel core2duo procesor Please help

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BIOS 1004 cpu not support

I got it :-)

Damn Asus , it was a hard session ;-)

1. Make an ISO from your original Asus CD denn insert (with isobuster or something) the Bios Firmware 1004 in the main Dir name the file M2N-MX.ROM

2.Burn a Second disc with the 0804 Bios ROM also rename the 0804 Rom to M2N-MX.ROM

3. Go to EZ FLASH with ALT + F2 and then insert the 1004 CD wait till Erasing is ready Then Turn OFF your PC :-) so you crashed the bios thats what you need to run the embeded CrashFRee Tool

4 After you turn your PC on insert the 0804 CD then it flashes the this Rom and we are Happy :-)

mfg Eddi Hope this helps someone

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