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[*] Post 314017 posted on 30-12-2007 at 23:46 Reply With Quote
Bios Upgrade



I need help in finding a free Bios upgrade for my computer. I just installed a new 160 GB HD, but it only shows as 137 GB.
I was told thatI need a Bios upgrade to allow the drive to show its full 160 GB capacity. I have tried to find one, but all web sites direct me to Esupport.com which charges $39 for the upgrade that I need. I am running Windows P Home with SP2. I have a PC clone with the original 60 GB HD, 1 MB memory, a Celeron R 2.6 Ghz processor. The motherboard as far as I can find is made by Elitegroup Computer Systems or ECS. The model is L4VXA2 Ver 1.1E 11/19/2003. The Bios info that appears across the bottom of the screen when booting is:
11/19/2003- P4x400-8235-6A6LXE19C-00
I have not been able to find my exact MB model on any of the web sites, not even the one for Elitegroup.
Does anyone know where I can find a no cost Bios upgrade for my computer?
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[*] Post 314018 posted on 30-12-2007 at 23:54 Reply With Quote


On the boot up screen it show the following across the top of thescreen:
Phoenix Technologies Ltd.
Phoenix- Award Bios V6.00PG
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[*] Post 314020 posted on 31-12-2007 at 00:12 Reply With Quote


Have a look....

HERE

Or

HERE

What size does the BIOS report the HDD as?

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BTW, there no mention of a HDD size fix in the two BIOS updates...
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