Solved

Bios 2A59CPA9

Posted on 2000-05-16
5
183 Views
Last Modified: 2010-08-05
I have a problem with my mainboard.
When I turn on my computer,it will stop at
updating ESCD for a long time. What happen with it? My computer is Pentium 166MHz ram16MB(EDO),mainboard Epox P55-it with bios 2A59CPA9.  I want to update my bios,but  I cannot find the exactly binary file of bios. I try Gigabyte bios that has same chip 430FX.It's work but I cannot install LAN card.The bios does not give IRQ.My LAN card is work in another computer.I manually set IRQ in window98 but the bios do not give IRQ.How can I install LAN card?
Where do I find 2A59CPA9?
0
Comment
Question by:kitiporn
  • 3
5 Comments
 
LVL 17

Expert Comment

by:rayt333
ID: 2815468
When I start my computer I see: "Updating ESCD - success", what does this mean?
ESCD, Extended System Configuration Data. A format for holding comprehensive data about the peripheral devices plugged into the computer, mostly legacy cards. ESCD data can be stored in a disk file or non-volatile memory.
Some of the BIOSses allow you to remove this information from the ESCD record once you've removed the (legacy) card. Look for something like Reset Configuration Data, usually found in the PNP/PCI Configuration section of the BIOS.
0
 
LVL 17

Accepted Solution

by:
rayt333 earned 200 total points
ID: 2815494
Epox does not have the BIOS update for that MB (P55-IT) so I would have to assume you are out of luck. Flashing with a different BIOS update may render your system useless, do you really want to take that chance??
Buy a new MB with an up to date BIOS, then later you can upgrade to faster CPU and memory.
0
 
LVL 17

Expert Comment

by:rayt333
ID: 2815509
he Micro Firmware ATA Pro BIOS add-in cards are the perfect solution for adding additional BIOS support to your PC.
http://www.firmware.com/sales/atapro/index.htm
0
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:sorgie
ID: 2815736
http://www.ping.be/bios/

Take at look at this site
0
 

Author Comment

by:kitiporn
ID: 2819821
I known about Epox web that have no 2A59CPA9 for me. I search in Ping.be/bios also,it's the same.
Thank you for rayt333 for the comment.  I agree with.
0

Featured Post

Ransomware-A Revenue Bonanza for Service Providers

Ransomware – malware that gets on your customers’ computers, encrypts their data, and extorts a hefty ransom for the decryption keys – is a surging new threat.  The purpose of this eBook is to educate the reader about ransomware attacks.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

In this article you will get to know about pros and cons of storage drives HDD, SSD and SSHD.
What do we know about Legacy Video Conferencing? - Full IT support needed! - Complicated systems at outrageous prices! - Intense training required! Highfive believes we need to embrace a new alternative.
This Micro Tutorial hows how you can integrate  Mac OSX to a Windows Active Directory Domain. Apple has made it easy to allow users to bind their macs to a windows domain with relative ease. The following video show how to bind OSX Mavericks to …
Along with being a a promotional video for my three-day Annielytics Dashboard Seminor, this Micro Tutorial is an intro to Google Analytics API data.

813 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

12 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now