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How do I update my BIOS?
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  1. You can identify your Gainward motherboard using the BIOS ID which is displayed on most computers at bootup. Per BIOS vendor (AMI, Award, Phoenix, ...) we have a seperate tab of motherboard BIOS Identifications.
  2. In the Website Links section we provide official and unofficial links to find free Gainward BIOS upgrades

Click on the More info arrow for more info about the Gainward bios update.

Gainward BIOS Updates

Manufacturer - Model Chipset BIOS ID Full BIOS ID More info
Gainward Intel 440BX/GX/ZX 2A69KCSG More info BIOS
Gainward SiS 620 2A6INCS9 More info BIOS
Gainward VIA 694X/686A 6A6LJCSA More info BIOS
Gainward Intel 440LX/EX 2A69JCSA More info BIOS
Gainward Intel Whitney 810 6A69MCSA More info BIOS
Gainward VIA Apollo (M)VP3 2A5LECSC More info BIOS
Gainward Intel Whitney 810 6A69MCSD More info BIOS
Gainward Intel 440BX/GX/ZX 2A69KCSC More info BIOS
Gainward SiS 530 2A5IMCSA More info BIOS
Gainward VIA Apollo Pro Plus (692/ 2A6LGCSE More info BIOS
Gainward Intel 440BX/GX/ZX 2A69KCSF More info BIOS
Gainward SiS 530 2A5IMCSD More info BIOS
Gainward Intel 440LX/EX 2A69JCS9 More info BIOS
Gainward VIA 694X/686A 6A6LJCS9 6A6LJCS9C-00 More info BIOS
Gainward Intel Whitney 810 6A69MCS9 More info BIOS
Gainward Intel Whitney 810 6A69MCSC More info BIOS
Gainward VIA Apollo Pro Plus (692/ 2A6LGCSA More info BIOS
Gainward Intel 430FX 2A59CCSS 2A59CCSSC-00 More info BIOS
Gainward SiS 530 2A5IMCS9 More info BIOS
Gainward VIA Apollo Pro Plus (692/ 2A6LGCSD More info BIOS
Gainward Intel 440BX/GX/ZX 2A69KCSE More info BIOS
Gainward SiS 530 2A5IMCSC 04/12/1999-SiS-530-2A5IMCSCC-00 More info BIOS
Gainward Intel 440BX/GX/ZX 2A69KCSH More info BIOS
Gainward SiS 630 6A6IRCS9 More info BIOS
Gainward Intel 440LX/EX 2A69JCSB More info BIOS
Gainward Intel Whitney 810 6A69MCSB More info BIOS
Gainward 6A69RCS9 More info BIOS
Gainward Intel 440BX/GX/ZX 2A69KCSA More info BIOS
Gainward Intel Whitney 810 6A69MCSE More info BIOS
Gainward VIA Apollo Pro Plus (692/ 2A6LGCSC More info BIOS
Gainward SiS 530 2A5IMCSB More info BIOS
Gainward VIA Apollo Pro Plus (692/ 2A6LGCSF More info BIOS
Gainward 6IBA Intel 440BX/GX/ZX 2A69KCS9 07/27/1998-I440BX-W977TF-2A69KCS9C-00 More info BIOS
Gainward 6IBA Intel 440BX/GX/ZX 2A69KCSB 07/27/1998-I440BX-W977TF-2A69KCS9C-00 More info BIOS
Gainward 6izb ver 1.3 Intel 440BX/GX/ZX 2A69KCSD More info BIOS
Gainward 6VBA VIA Apollo Pro Plus (692/ 2A6LGCS1 9/25/1998-692-596-W977-2A6LGCS9C-00 More info BIOS
Gainward 6VBA-133 VIA Apollo Pro Plus (692/ 2A6LGCSB 08/25/1999-693-596B-W977-2A6LGCSBC More info BIOS
Gainward P5VPA VIA Apollo (M)VP3 2A5LECS9 11/11/1998-VP3-586B-W877-2A5LECS9C-00 More info BIOS
Gainward P5VPA VIA Apollo (M)VP3 2A5LECS1 05/03/1999-VP3-586B-W877-2A5LECS9C-00 More info BIOS

The below BIOSes are patched / modded to fix the 32GB or 64GB bug that is present in older Award BIOS Based BIOSes.

The 32GB bug in Award BIOS prevents many users from using HDD larger than 32GB as the BIOS hangs at detection. The 64GB bug manifests itself as a hang at the configuration table.

Click on the Download arrow to download the requested Gainward bios update.

Gainward Large HDD Support BIOS Updates

Manufacturer - Model BIOS ID OEM ID Max HDD size
Gainward 6IBA 128KB 09/25/1998-i440BX-W977TF-2A69KCSBC-00 Gainward 6IBA V1.3 + Wimsbios HDD patch up to 128GB 128 GB Download BIOS

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