Older HP Computer

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by MJScore, Jul 31, 2009.

  1. MJScore

    MJScore MDL Novice

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    I have an HP a1430n computer. The bios says Phoenix-AwardBIOS 3.10. Can this be updated to the SLIC 2.1? If so any ideas on how or will I have to change moterboards. The HP website says it's a ASUS A8N-LA (HP/Compaq motherboard name: Nagami-GL8E). I looked at the ASUS site and could not find any information on bios upgrades for this board. Thanks for any help.
     
  2. MJScore

    MJScore MDL Novice

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    Thanks for your help.
     
  3. MJScore

    MJScore MDL Novice

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    It says to use awardflash through DOS. When I look to see instructions on how to do it, it says format a 3 1/2 floppy. Well my machine does not have a floppy. Are there instructions on how to flash the BIOS with a CD or through Windows? Help me please!
     
  4. MJScore

    MJScore MDL Novice

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    Anyone know how to update bios without floppy drive?
     
  5. ambidav

    ambidav MDL Guru

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    you use your usb flash drive if you have one rather than floppy :)
     

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  6. MJScore

    MJScore MDL Novice

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    It doesn't say in the bios for USB boot. Can I make a boot CD?