VXPRO 586 chipset BIOS upgrade

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Murat
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Dear all,
I have a virus in my bios. I would like to reset(format) the bios but I have not been able to find a program according the deatisl underneath in internet that can help me with this.
My mainboard is a VXpro 586 Chipset MMX
I hope you can help me to find the right program (BIOS UPGRADE)
Thank you for your help

BIOS ID :2A5LAH09C
BIOS DATE :04/25/97
BIOS SIGNON :04/25/97-VXPro-UMC8670-2A5LAH09C-00
BIOS TYPE :Award Modular BIOS v4.51PG
SUPER I/O :UMC 8663B rev 0 found at port 108h
CHIPSET :VIA 82C585 rev 16
OEM SINNON :Release 04/28/1997 S
Rainbow
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It's PC Chips board - identify it at PC Chips Lottery http://go.to/th2 in the DON'T KNOW section on the left.
BTW.: Virus can't be in BIOS.
Patched and tested BIOSes are at http://wims.rainbow-software.org
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edwin
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no Win-CIH possible on this one?
edwin/evasive

Do not assume anything

System error, strike any user to continue...
Murat
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Altough I have complete formatted the pc several times and have reinstalled all programs and different operationssytems over again, I can not get rid of this problem. In my pc is no Tsjernobyl virus found, which is a bios virus. Should it be in, than I would not have been able to open my pc at all.
I need help to upgrade my bios or to make it work decently again. Do you not have any solution ?

Thank you once again.
th
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There is no Virus in the Bios.
The CIH will try to erase the Bios but not place himself there.

Why do you think there is a Virus in it?

There is a simple boot sector protection built into the Bios (Bios Features -> VirusWarning) which will try to pop up a window, whenever any program tries to modify the boot sector, which is pretty normal, when installing any OS, so disable this option.
IMHO Leave it disabled, set boot order to "C: only" and install a decent Virus Scanner afterwards.

Latest Bios as well as other stuff is here:
http://th2chips.freeservers.com/ -> M537
(You'll have to wait two more days)

Bye
Thomas
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Murat
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(You'll have to wait two more days)
is it me or?
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edwin wrote:
(You'll have to wait two more days)
is it me or?
ROFL
Tested patched BIOSes. Untested patched BIOSes.
Emails *will* be ignored unless the subject line starts "Wim's BIOS forum"
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