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Removing Micro code update error

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i have replaced my 2.4 celeron(400) with a Pentium 2.8 Ghz (L2 512 800bus) processor. But "Micro code update error" appears on starting with F1 prompt. Pressing F1 it goes well. I updated bios to ver 2.43. But it could't fix the problem. What should i do now
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Faheem

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  • Faheem Safdar
    Faheem Safdar Mar 02, 2008

    It doesn't have the fail safe setting option or have a American megaTrend bios. it looks like old Compaq bios's (p1 p2 p3)

    thanks

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2008

    mirocode update

  • Faheem Safdar
    Faheem Safdar Mar 28, 2008

    I have solved it by executing a CMOS flash utility from HP's site.
    Thanks

  • munir612006 May 16, 2009

    i have problem with my coputer hp compaq ,when i chaneg my processor inten celeron to intel pentium so become error

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Go into the bios select fail safe settings then save.

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