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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 ??

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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)


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

SiSoftware Sandra

Processor
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)

Mainboard
Bus(es) : AGP PCI USB i2c/SMBus
MP Support : No
MP APIC : 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)

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Question by:coeurdelion
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by:oldgreyguy
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I know that ASUS has used two different update utilities... is this the one you are using

http://www.asus.com/support/download/item.aspx?ModelName=A7V-E&Type=Latest&SLanguage=en-us
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tmj883 earned 200 total points
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http://www.asus.it/support/download/item.aspx?ModelName=A7V-E&Type=Latest
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.
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by:coeurdelion
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tmj883,
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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