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I need an update for my pheonix bios

I pieced together this pc from older ones I upgraded or just generally toyed around with after my last pc got stollen now this mother board seems to have some problems but I dont want to have to pay 30 or 40 bucks for a bios update and theres some drivers that are obviously outa date or bad and I was just thinking with something like this there should be a way to get the bios update and drivers i need for this situation for free am I wrong? Do I absolutely have to subscribe to some company or buy some software that Ill only use this once because Ill be buying a new pc pretty soon or rather building a new one. Any help would be greatly appreciatedHere is the information I have on the system Im running and it has a 20 gig hd and a 512mb ram and cdr/dvd drive:Computer name: HOME Your Ticket #: 37JRJLK BIOS Type: Phoenix BIOS Date: August 12th 2000 BIOS ID: 31511.STD.0000.D.0008121626 BIOS OEM: Unknown Chipset: Intel Whitney 82810 rev 3 SuperIO: ITE 8702F rev 5 at port 002E Manufacturer: Trigem Computer, Inc. Motherboard: Cognac OS: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition Service Pack 2.0

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  • Anonymous Nov 23, 2008

    i have the same problem as you, except that i get a BSOD when i try to boot into Compaq System Recovery

  • Anonymous Jan 20, 2009

    I need an update for my pheonix bios problem



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There are a number of bios updates at, the most promising seems to be The same site is a good bet for finding the other drivers also. Registration is free, but they occasionally ask for money if you download too many drivers.

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AMD ATHLON SOYO - 600 Mhz. Changed many bios and erased hard drive and erased O's. No OS installed and need to re-install complete BIO's. PC will not open CD's and I need to install Windows 2000.

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When pheonix bios update comes?

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A long shot is to try contacting Phoenix or searching the internet.


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Microsoft is unable to determine the exact cause of this error. However, this problem was most likely caused by an error in your computer?s random access memory (RAM). RAM is the main internal storage area...

What are you doing when this happens? It sounds like you will have to get a BIOS upgrade weather you like it or not. Visit the motherboard manufacturer's website and obtain the BIOS update from there.

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Flashing [aka upgrading] your bios should be the last resort to solve a problem. Most people flash to gain the use of larger hard drives although recently, many are flashing to get all the features of XP to work. Other people have to upgrade their bios just to get XP to work properly with some specific hardware.

A couple of items are really important if you decide to flash. First. Make sure the updated bios addresses the issue you are trying to solve. eg many motherboard makers update their bios's for many different reasons. A reason may simply be to get a certain big name brand of pc to work correctly with a new cd writer big brand pc is selling.

So you really have to read the docs so see if the upgrade addresses your specific niggle or concern. Secondly, try your motherboard maker first to see if they have the files you need. Bios's upgrades are best had, if available, from the company that made your motherboard or pc. In most cases these are free.

Thirdly, READ THE DOCS CAREFULLY AND FOLLOW THEM TO THE LETTER. Dont skip any steps, especially the backup option if available. Fourth, if the upgrade calls for a clean bootdisk, use one. The disk I made especially for bios flashing is the one you can download above. It's a DrDOS bootdisk with NO drivers loading up in config.sys or autoexec.bat which is very important. My bios flash bootdisk is recommended by the most popular motherboad makers.

If you dont have a 1.44 drive I also created a utility to use to flash from a CD which you can add the new bios and flash utility to and then burn it.

It should have room to add your new bios, the flash utility, and also have room for the backup. If not one can always use another disk for the info. Always use BRAND NEW MEDIA when dealing with flashes.

In order to locate the correct bios upgrade for your motherboard you need to know who made it AND you need to know the model number. If your PC was made locally perhaps you have the manual. If not, then you need to find out the maker and model. Or, and very common with major brands, your computer maker will/may have the updated bios's on their website.

I have one windows and three dos utils that find your motherboard maker and model number. One of them should work for you. The DOS utils are on my DOStools Page under Diagnostics, and are called CTbios, MBID, and HW iNFO. The windows utility is called BIOS Agent and is on my Utilities Page under Hardware .

Once you ID your motherboard and model go the the manufacturers website and see what they have available. Note that some upgrades will come with their own bootdisk/utility so you may not need the disk I made.

Again, note that even tho many people flash their bios regularly to get the latest features and never have a problem, I still recommend it as a last resort as a flash gone bad will make your pc unusable if the backup doesn't work. Look at it this way, suppose I have a used 80 gig drive I want to resuse and my old P400 cant even detect it so I have an unusable pc. This is the best, and most common reason to flash.

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