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how do i upgrade my bios?


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mrhunta

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how do i figure out the right updates for my bios
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best way to figure out the right way to upgrade your bios is to go the motherboard manfuacturers website. they will have links for bios upgrades based on your system.

note, most motherboards use award phoenix bios software, and that is available by paying for it.
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What brand is your motherboard? I recently built a computer and I got an AOpen board. They made a windows based app to flash the bios called EzWinFlash for their boards. I updated the BIOS and it was successful! :tazz: I was pleased that they did that!
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i dont know what the name of the bord is but the reson i want to upgrade my bios settings is cus the bios settup i have now wont let me overclock any thing every thing is kinda faded out so i cant highlight it or eddit it is upgradeing even going to fix this ? i cant edit any thing like my processor and ram and stuff is there any way to fix this will upgradeing even work?? o yea how do i find out what bord i got
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to get the information you need for the board and BIOS infor, download Everest here
then let it run, it will tell you what motherboard you have as well as what version Bios you have.

Based on what you were saying, it depends on your system as to whether or not you can even overclock, not all boards let that be done.
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Motherboard Name Intel La Crosse D865GLC

thats the board name i think i know its possible to overclock locked mother boards i saw it on a website the program was called biostweak or something and i saw an artical saying you could do it if you reprogramed your bios or something i was thinking if i got award bios on my computer instead of bios setup utility it would then have the ability to overclock just a hunch o yea any one know if intel la Crosse D865GLC is a mother board that alows overclocking and if it dous how do i do it

Edited by mrhunta, 21 August 2005 - 02:39 PM.

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most intel boards are not recommended for overclocking, And this happens to be one of the boards. You can find this info here:

http://www.eclipseco...ode=MBI-D865GLC
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dam that sucks ok but how do i reprogram my bios to make it be able to overclock
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unless your board supports overclocking, I would suggest you don't do it. If you try to overclock a mobo that isn't designed with oveclocking in mind, you could easily kill your CPU, Your RAM, or your Entire motherboard. Which means congratulation you now have a very expensive paperweight.

Due to that standpoint, i will not willing give the information out to overclock your system since it is not designed to have that done.

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is there any program i can use that will at least overclock my ram kind like how riva tuner overclocks graphics cards

Edited by mrhunta, 21 August 2005 - 06:12 PM.

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Nope, I don't think you'll be able to because the BIOS lacks overclocking options. Sorry
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You could try Clockgen http://www.cpuid.org...G-ICS952618.zip

Thats the one for intel 865 chipset

Dont know if it will work for you tho

If it does be very careful with it :tazz:
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