unknown eeprom type

Posted on 2004-04-04
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Last Modified: 2008-03-06

When I try to flash my BIOS I get the message on my AsusUpdate utility, " unknown eeprom type, please download the latest software from AsusTek website"..... What software ??

SiSoftware Sandra

General Information
Manufacturer : Award Software, Inc.
Version : ASUS A7V-E ACPI BIOS Revision 1002D
Date : 03/08/2001
Plug & Play Version : 1.00
SMBIOS/DMI Version : 2.30
(EE)PROM Size : 256kB  (2Mbit)

SiSoftware Sandra

Manufacturer : ASUSTeK Computer INC.
MP Support : No
Model : <A7V-E>
Version : REV 1.xx
Serial Number : xxxxxxxxxxx

SiSoftware Sandra

Model : AMD Duron(tm) Processor
Speed : 757MHz
Model Number : 757 (estimated)
Performance Rating : PR1007 (estimated)
Type : Standard
L2 On-board Cache : 64kB ECC Synchronous Write-Back (16-way, 64 byte line size)

Bus(es) : AGP PCI USB i2c/SMBus
MP Support : No
System BIOS : Award Software, Inc. ASUS A7V-E ACPI BIOS Revision 1002D
System : System Manufacturer System Name
Mainboard : ASUSTeK Computer INC. <A7V-E>
Total Memory : 255MB SDRAM

Chipset 1
Model : ASUSTeK Computer Inc VT8363/5 KT133/KM133 System Controller
Front Side Bus Speed : 2x 101MHz (202MHz data rate)
Total Memory : 256MB SDRAM
Memory Bus Speed : 1x 101MHz (101MHz data rate)

Question by:coeurdelion
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Expert Comment

ID: 10752603
I know that ASUS has used two different update utilities... is this the one you are using

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Accepted Solution

tmj883 earned 200 total points
ID: 10752609
Try this link to update the BIOS flash utility and for the latest BIOS file.
1. Aflash V2.21 utility.
2. A7VE104.zip BIOS flash file.
You need both.

Author Comment

ID: 10804232
Sorry it's been so long. Thanks for your help. I'm a little nervouse about using this stuff. Am still not to sure how to use them together.

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