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Posted: Tue Aug 13, 2002 6:44 pm
My Jamicon motherboad needs a new BIOS to support a 40 Gb HD, but i can´t find it. I tried in this page and in Jamicon page, but there isn´t a new BIOS for my motherboard. Can you help me? Thanks
Posted: Tue Aug 13, 2002 7:40 pm
Please have a look onto your mainboard for a model number !
Model of the mainboard
Posted: Tue Aug 13, 2002 8:50 pm
About the model of my Jamicon mainboard i only have found 650B.
Posted: Wed Aug 14, 2002 1:11 am
There is a 2/99 Bios in the net but no support for big HDD - one of the moderators should patch the latest Bios for you .
Posted: Wed Aug 14, 2002 10:34 am
Coming right up.... from nix.ru..
Original BIOS file: 650_0205.bin
Original BIOS ID: 02/04/1999-i440BX-19980205C-00
Original BIOS message: Release 19990205-0
patched for 128Gb and in the email
Posted: Wed Aug 14, 2002 2:23 pm
Please report back success or any problems !!
Posted: Thu Aug 15, 2002 5:20 pm
When i run the awd.exe flasher utility from a bootable diskette and when i try to change my old bios for the patched bios 650_205Z.BIN bios that Nick sent me, the program gives me the following error message: "The program file´s part number does not match with your system!". Of course, after read this message, i don´t continue with the flash. What can i do? Thanks.
Posted: Thu Aug 15, 2002 6:22 pm
This message means that the BIOS ID is not the same. On the BIOS I sent you it is "i440BX-19980205C-00" after the date, on your present BIOS it is "I440BX-19981010C-00". If you are sure this is the 650B board I would go ahead and flash. Some manufacturers change(d) the ID with every version.