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27-11-2001, 09:21 PM
I need to update my bios so i can get my ethernet card working, i need a update for this bios,
BIOS Date: 02/14/95
BIOS Type: Award Modular BIOS v4.50G
BIOS ID: 02/14/95-NEPTUNE-P/E-5NP4-00
BIOS Eval: #401A0-0305
If anyone has a site(S) then please can you let me know about them. I have tried the award site but it direects me to unicore, and have writen to there help desk with no reply.

Please help me

27-11-2001, 10:33 PM
You could try:http://www.driverguide.com/

27-11-2001, 10:42 PM
You can't use a generic BIOS update, you will need to find out who made your motherboard.

If you don't know, try CTBIOS (a quick search on google will find a copy).

If it doesn't give you a URL try looking it up here:


28-11-2001, 12:06 PM

I flashed my BIOS a few months ago (AWARD BIOS) and it failed and my machine wouldn't start. I tried everything. It turned out that the AWARD BIOS had a write-protected section. It was eventualy taken care of by a professional. Contact him first http://www.angelfire.com/dc/apparition/submit.html

At least you'll get the best advice

28-11-2001, 09:04 PM
You need to have virus protection and bios shadowing disabled in you bios before you flash it.

Was that what caused yours to fail?