Help: Bios Update-05-25-99-M585LMR-2A5LHH0CC-00 can't find

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Jimmy
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Motherboard:PC 100 Systemboard
BIOS Manufacturer : Award
BIOS ID : 05/25/1999-M585LMR-2A5LHH0CC-00
BIOS Date : 05/25/99
Chipset : VIAgra HT8501/HT82C686A
Super Socket 7

I cant find any bios updates, or the links dont work :( . Please can someone help me.
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Flash your BIOS at your own risk.
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I clicked the link and it worked, but when i went to download the bios, nothing came up :( .

EDIT: I tried a couple more times and it finally came up...thx
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The update file is a .bin and i dont have a clue on how to use it. Ive only done those that are .exe :( . Any help would be most appreciated. Thank you.
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Download AWDFL779 from:
http://www.wimsbios.com/awardflasher.jsp

And then, check our "Collected Wisdom" forum for flashing instructions:
http://www.wimsbios.com/forum/collected-wisdom-f25/

Or our FAQ:
http://www.wimsbios.com
Jimmy
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Ajzchips,
I've downloaded the AWDFL779.zip.
I have a bootable disk, put the exe file in the disk and boot up when comes to A: prompt just enter the file name hit enter and follow on screen to flash the upgrade, isn't it right ?
Please help, I have done flash the bios once before but it's been awhile back.
Thank you for your best advice.
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That's exactly what you have to do.

A: awdflash bios.bin

(flashername biosfilename.bin)
Jimmy
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Ajzchips,

I did exactly wat i said, but when it came to the "file name to program" screen, i entered awdfl779.exe and then it came to "do u want to save your old bios?" and i clicked yes. Then it came to "file name to save" and i named it. Then it said source file not found.
Can you please tell me what i did wrong? Thx for the help, you are a savior.
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You should have responded with the name of the .bin file you downloaded.
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ajzchips,
For the (file name to save I just named it in the name of the older version) or I've even tried not to save the old bios, it still came up ( source file not found) it did not come up the the name that i've downloaded. (just kept saying source file not found)

Thank you for your help.
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Check whether your bios.bin has a read-only attribute. If so, disable it.

Then, a: awdfl779 bios.bin
If it asks for the name again, just enter bios.bin again

PS: replace "bios.bin" with the .bin file you downloaded.
Jimmy
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Thanks Ajzchips,
I will try again.
By the way, I have another problem here hope you can help me out.
With my current bios when I tried to upgrade to Win XP it go ok untill it comes to copying file to computer (almost finish copying files) and it comes up an error message, missing files: Windows\system\***** not found to repair this start up with your windows bootdisk and hit R .
But when I followed instruction to repair its come up the same after wards. Is this because of my bios does not support win.xp ?

Thank you again for the help.
Jimmy
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I unchecked the read-only attribute on all the files, but still no luck. I changed the name also. Thx for the help.
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what is the name of the files if you do a
dir
on the floppy? Use them exactly as you see them (capitals and lowercase).

awdfl779 whatever_your_bios_file_is_named.bin
edwin/evasive

Do not assume anything

System error, strike any user to continue...
Jimmy
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thx for the help but no cheese. :( I tried that but it still wont work. Why must this be so complicated. any other suggestions or comments would be helpful. thx
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