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Old 05-29-2007, 04:14 PM   #1
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Phoenix AwardBios


Does anyone know where can Phoenix AwardBios upgrades can be found? I need to upgrade the bios but on their page It just has eSupport.com But they scan to find out. And I am not at the computer that has it. So if anyone knows where can it be downloaded I would appreciate it very much.
 
Old 05-29-2007, 04:16 PM   #2
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In my limited experience, I've had to get upgrades from the motherboard manufacturer website. If it's a OEM box (HP, dell, etc), usually their site carries the updates, but you have to figure out how to make the boot disk since its usually a .exe used to make the update disk.
 
Old 05-29-2007, 04:22 PM   #3
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I found this howto, which uses a USB key and a FreeDOS live CD to run the bios update tools.
 
Old 05-29-2007, 05:11 PM   #4
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I have checked their website. But it seems they are charging to upgrade the Bios. And I think that should be a free upgrade since it should be as support. So I thought there would be a site that would have some Bios upgrades.
 
Old 05-29-2007, 05:36 PM   #5
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It says right on the phoenix website that the bios upgrades must come from either eSupport.com or the motherboard manufacturer because the manufacturer usually tweaks the bios software to work with its board.

What motherboard do you have?
 
Old 05-30-2007, 11:34 AM   #6
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The mother board model is SiS661FX. Let me know if you found anything that is helpful.
 
Old 05-30-2007, 11:45 AM   #7
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SiS661FX is a chipset not a motherboard part number. We are looking for something like MSI, ABIT, ASUS (motherboard manufactures) and maybe a model number.

Once you have that information you can look at their website for BIOS updates.

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Old 05-30-2007, 01:17 PM   #8
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You are very right. Thanks for the detail.
 
  


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