(Asus a7v8x-la mobo)BIOS - need orignial for Compaq S6500nx

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joemommat
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Sat Dec 03, 2011 9:15 pm

Hello,

I upgrade via the HP website to version 3.15. Now PC locks up upon desktop screen after ~5 minutes. Seems to have something to do with the video, as the moment I try to watch a video it freezes. The original (3.0 I believe) worked fine. Asking if someone could please send me the file so I can flash back. I will pay it forward. Thanks very much. Joe
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Fri Jan 13, 2012 12:42 pm

What was the original reason to upgrade the bios? Maybe you thought the upgrade would solve that cause but this issue is still present, just showing in a different way now.
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I have an old Compaq SR1303WM computer with the ASUS A7V8X-LA board and it's original BIOS version was v3.11. Flash updated it to v3.15 and could not reproduce the "video" problems OP was having. So the ASUS A7V8X-LA board that I have is working fine, though I replaced that faulty Bestec ATX-250-12Z power supply unit with a spare Coolmax V-400 power supply unit - not the best PSU but it's an improvement over the Bestec.

If there are video problems, it's probably NOT caused by a bios update. It may be a bad video cable or video cable that's loose or a faulty video card (either in the PCI or AGP slot of the A7V8X-LA board).
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