#41946 by roboattack
Mon Nov 13, 2006 2:24 am
hello i am looking to upgrade the bios of my old pc. i recently installed a 256 stick of ram in it and it is not recognized at all. could it be due to my old bios?

these are the specs
BIOS Date: 08/23/99
BIOS Type: Award Modular BIOS v4.51PG
BIOS ID: 08/23/1999-693-596-SMC-2A6LGX3JC
OEM Sign-On: 6VIA81-PC133 Ver: B
Chipset: VIA 82C691 rev 68
Superio: SMC 60x rev 0 found at port 3F0h
OS: WinXP SP2
CPU: Pentium III 550 Mhz
BIOS ROM In Socket: Yes
BIOS ROM Size: 256K
Memory Installed: 128 MB
Memory Maximum: Unknown
Memory Slot 01: 128 MB
Memory Slot 02: 0 MB
Memory Slot 03: 0 MB
Memory Slot 04: 0 MB
ACPI Revision: 1.0

Via tech
VT82C692BX
128 MB RAM
SDRAM PC100 non-parity
Apollo ProPlus (692/596) Chipset

i found an update for 6VIA81-PC133 but cannot find a v5.00 award flasher. can anyone help me?