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Excuse me...may i know what's wrong with this? asus p4v8x-x when i power on it,dos message appear...bad bios checksum,checking for floopy,floopy not cound,check for cd-rom,cd-rom not found.After i put my bios driver that i download from asus,and rename it into p4v8x-x.rom and p4v8xx.rom, and the message check for cd-rom,start reading p4v8x-x.rom,could not find p4v8x-x.rom.Any expert know why? my keyboard no signal at all.

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Update your bios

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Asus p4v8x-x bad bios checksum checking for floopy floppy not found checking for cd-rom start reading P4V8X-X.ROM could not find P4V8X-X.ROM


Hi, you can download the bios file here:

http://support.asus.com/Download.aspx?SLanguage=en&m=P4V8X-X&p=1&s=15

Please select your windows version.
Select bios and click on global for download.
You have to unzip the file before you install it.

You might have to change the cmos battery out with
a new one:

ghost2233_59.jpg So the bios can remember its settings.
Thats why you get a bad bios checksum.
A reminder flashing the bios with a wrong one WILL destroy the mainboard.

Sep 12, 2011 | ASUS P4V8X-X Motherboard

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Asus motherboard bios recovery


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In the disk you burned, the bios can't read a zip file, the file needs to be extracted and as far as I remember you need to use a diskette instead of a cd. but I will look into it now.
Comment by Ekse, posted on Aug 07, 2008 Bios warning

Please note, BIOS update is only recommended when experiencing technical difficulties with your system, And is not recommended to be performed regularly.

Moreover, due to the nature of BIOS update, there is certain level of dangers involved. BIOS update must be performed with extreme caution . During BIOS update process, your system must be maintained without interference or power loss to prevent unexpected damage.

In case of BIOS update failure, please follow instructions in your User's Manual for guidelines on BIOS recovery via CrashFree BIOS. In the event that BIOS recovery is not recoverable via CrashFree BIOS, please contact your place of purchase for further assistance on BIOS recovery.


Source Asus
You can get the bios from here
http://support.asus.com/download/download.aspx?SLanguage=en-us&model=P4V8X-X

Get the 1008 version

its under Bios and 3rd entry, all os version 1008
File is in zip format, needs to be extracted.
the rom file inside needs to be placed in a diskette.
Comment by Ekse, posted on Aug 07, 2008 Diskette or if you can get the bios to read a cd then that is fine also. Comment by Ekse, posted on Aug 07, 2008 if the setup is looking for a file named as
P4V8X-X.rom

it may be required to rename the PV8XX08.rom to P4V8X-X.rom

But im not perfectly sure what you are trying todo or why it is asking for it. il have to look into this more. Comment by Ekse, posted on Aug 07, 2008 As I suspected, BestDarnGood linked us the manual and the correct page about the problem. it confirms that the file has to be renamed and placed in a floppy.

Thanks BDG
http://www.fixya.com/support/p362915-asus_p4v8x_x_motherboard/manual-11149/page-39

Aug 07, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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Asus p4v8x-x bad bios checksum checking for floopy floppy not found checking for cd-rom start reading P4V8X-X.ROM could not find P4V8X-X.ROM May i know what's wrong with it? i've rename the .rom file...


This problem could be caused by a near flat BIOS battery. Replace the BIOS battery and go into the BIOS configuration and set the Date and Time etc.

Apr 11, 2011 | ASUS P4V8X-X Motherboard

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Bios recovery Asus motherboard P4V8X_X


Did you run the utlity to put the firmware onto a floppy disc or cd so that it can boot up on the disc to install it?

The utility is available for download in the same section that you got the firmware update from.

Aug 07, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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When I started my pc i got the message " bad bios checksum. starting bios recovery. as I no longer have my Asus P4V8X-X support cd. I went to the asus website and downloaded the latest bios for this...


Instead of updating your bios try removing the bios battery and then wait for about 5 mins then plug it back in to reset it. Most often that fixes the problem faster and easier.

Aug 06, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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The BIOS has been corrupted. Machine will not boot. Message says Bad Checksum. The only way to rewrite the Bios would appear to be using the Award Bios flash utility. Problem is this demands a DOS file...


call tech support for the asus mb.. explain that the bios is corrupted..

or just turn off the power .. at the wall outlet

and jumper the board to reset the factory defaults for the bios

...

if this fails.. then asus may be able to provide a dos .bin file

renaming the windows file.. will not work!

it is program all contained in a single file and must have windows operational to execute

so... i hate when they write bios update software to operate under windows only



you can ship the board to asus for the bios to be flashed as the last resort

Jan 21, 2011 | ASUS A7S8X-MX Motherboard

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Please Tell me, ASUS P4S8X-MX Problemn


First of all, try to reseat all the cables inside your computer just make sure there aren't any loose connections.

If that doesn't work you will have to reset your BIOS. (Follow the instructions in your motherboard manual.)

If even after resetting the BIOS the problem is not solved, you may have to replace your CMOS Battery.

Oct 18, 2007 | ASUS P4S8X-MX Motherboard

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