Bios Update

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ezymony
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I am trying to update my ecs p4s5mg/gl+ rev7.0 ami bios so i can up clock speed to 133. I went to ecs downloaded flash utility and update to floppy when i boot up type dir i have no bin file what am i doing wrong? All that is showing ia a command-autoexe bat-e020118s rom-aminf332 exe.
ajzchips
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You do have a ROM file (.rom) which is typically used by AMI. BIN (.bin) is typically used by AWARD.
ezymony
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Thanks for your reply i ran the flash exe and rom file a page came up i dont understand. A: autodecting & programing flash rom
B: to force boot blocking programming
C: load bios cmos default values without warning user about configuration.
D: clear passwords during loading cmos deafults
E: clear cmos after programming is done
G: GPNV data area reserving
I :identification bios file is right for this system or not
N: to force NVRAM programming
O: flash functions call from bios file
P: to make [ security ] item visible
R: force reboot after programming is done
S: to save flash rom data into file and quit
T: retry if programmimg fails
U: to update utilitys modules checksum
V: verify bios checksum
X: enter utilitys user interface without system checking
OPTIONS : Disable flags
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ezymony
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Please mark this solved it was my fault i didnt put a dot in the right place when i typed the file to flash. Thanks for your help.
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No problem, nobody's perfect. Thanks for reporting back.
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System error, strike any user to continue...
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