Help with BIOS UPGRADE

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jarty67
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I am new to this :oops: the pc I need to upgrade the bios is old and the owner is not ready to change pc's... It keeps going back to dates in 1997...

Need Bios upgrade and instructions if possible.

here is the BIOS info from BiosAgent:

Bios Date: 09/30/97
Bios Type: Award Modular Bios V4.51PG
Bios ID: 09/30/97-i430TX-2A59ID4BC-00
Oem Sign-on:
Chipset: Interl Triton 430TX Rev 1
Superio: Winbond 977F/AF rev 0 found at port 3F0h
OS: Microsoft Windows 98 SE Version : 4.10.2222 A
CPU Type: AMD-K5
CPU Speed: 117 Mhz
CPU Max: 200 Mhz
Bios Rom In socket: Yes
Bios Rom Size: 128k
Memory Installed : 32 MB
Memory Max: 192 MB

Any help you can provide would be greatly appreciated

Reagrds.
ajzchips
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Looks more like a dead battery problem.
jarty67
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OK, So I would just need to change the battery... could you tell me what type of battery it needs, I know it is a dimb question :wink: but can you tell me anyways....
Rainbow
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It's usually coin-shaped CR2032 battery.
Patched and tested BIOSes are at http://wims.rainbow-software.org
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edwin
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DFI G586ITB board for what it's worth.

Latest bios:
http://www.dfi.com.tw/Upload/BIOS/ITB0603.ZIP
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