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Bios Updating?


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nafe

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Hi,

I have a Advent 7105 Laptop(ECS 331 Series)and the CPU speed keeps on changing in the XP System Properties, original speed is 1.81ghz then changes to 1.59ghz then 1.61ghz then will not display the XP start button options (just flashes when clicked) so I thought I'd flash the bios to see if it helps. But I cant find the ROM file on the ECS website just the flash utility.

Heres the site: http://www.ecs.com.t...nuID=93&LanID=0

Maybe you guys could help?
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This is the page you want, > http://www.ecs.com.t...nuID=93&LanID=0

Click on downloads. Click on BIOS.

Edited by iammykyl, 21 February 2011 - 07:49 PM.

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The problem is when I download the bios it doesn't have the ROM file in there. I've done Bios updating before and there is always a ROM file.


any thoughts?
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The behaviour you describe re: the processor speed fluctuating is completely normal.
Updating the BIOS will not change anything.
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Thanks for your reply!

It did not do it before. And like I said it locks up the bottom-left corner XP button. Tried changing the power scheme to "always on" but still the same. Which I've seen on the net that cause the CPU speed variation.
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Some things you should do if you flash the BIOS.

Find out which version of the BIOS you have then see if the the available updates are newer.
Does the newer version address the problem you are having? If no, do not update.
Consult your Motherboard manual for instructions on flashing the BIOS.

The following may help.


On boot up, enter BIOS, select (if available) load optimised defaults, (if not available) select factory defaults, click, save and exit.

Edited by iammykyl, 22 February 2011 - 05:11 PM.

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