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    Flashing BIOS

    I wan't to flash the BIOS of my Chaintech VNF3-250 to support cool and quiet? So how abt do i do this ? Is cool and quite worth the risk of bios flash ?
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    anyone?

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    If there is a newer bios Version than your current one, its wort flashing! There is no major risk I,ve flashed loads of bios's and only once had a problem...Bad floppy!!

    Just download the bios an follow the read me.

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    when i downloaded the bios there is no read me file
    Can someone give me step by step instructions on how to ?

    EDIT: I have read that winflash can flash it from windows ? Which is safer?
    Last edited by speedy_s; 06-02-2005 at 10:40 AM.

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    • cptwhite_uk's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Gigabyte GA-Z77Z-UD3H
      • CPU:
      • Intel i5 3570k @ 4.2Ghz
      • Memory:
      • 16Gb DDR3 Corsair Vengeance LP 1600Mhz
      • Storage:
      • SanDisk Ultra II 960Gb SSD / 750Gb Samsung F1
      • Graphics card(s):
      • MSI Gaming X GTX1080 8Gb
      • PSU:
      • Corsair 550W VX
      • Case:
      • Fractal Design R4
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 10 Home
      • Monitor(s):
      • Dell U2713HM (2560x1440 IPS Panel)
      • Internet:
      • Virgin Media 200Mbps
    Assuming you're on windows XP:

    Insert a reliable , preferably brand new floppy

    Go to My Computer, right click on the A drive and go to "format"

    Tick "Create MS-Dos Start Disk"

    Click Format / Start etc

    Once this is done, (and here is where my vary for you)

    I copied the BIOS updating program - adwflash.exe (Award Flash) and the BIOS update file to the disk (for me the BIOS update was V333DAA6.bin, it will be different for you)

    I entered my CURRENT bios screen and disabled READ ONLY for the BIOS (a safety measure to protect the bios)

    I then restarted the computer with the Floppy in the drive. It should bring you to an A prompt

    I then typed

    A:\>awdflash V333daa6.bin

    the awdflash BIOS screen appears and just confirms some details

    Once it has flashed successfully

    Go back to the options and enable the safety check.

    All done.

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    Thanks? Any risks involved? tips?
    EDIT: Sucessfully completed using winflash!
    I laoded failsafe defaults in bios, booted then used winflash to flash the bios and was great now i can run cool n quiet !
    Thank you everyone
    Last edited by speedy_s; 06-02-2005 at 11:14 AM.

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    Nice one mate!!

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    What blocks did you skip?

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