Re: update award modular bios v4.51 P6

Re: update award modular bios v4.51 P6


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Posted by Henry on November 11, 2001 at 17:12:02:

In Reply to: update award modular bios v4.51 P6 posted by Manuel on November 11, 2001 at 13:50:17:

: Here is my situation, I am trying to install a 40GB HDD on my computer, but the current BIOS does not support this HDD. BIOS signon (ID) is 05/07/1999-i440BX-ITE867-2A69KV3IC-00. If any one have any idea where to obtain an update for my current BIOs, please reply to this Forum. Thanks.


If you can not find a BIOS update to support 40GB HDD you can use an ATA/66 expansion card; it will support HDDs up to about 128GB. You should look for your BIOS update on the mainboard maker's web site. I think VTECH (PC Partner) made your mainboard but you should follow the motherboard ID article and verify the maker and identify the model number:
http://www.pcnineoneone.com

If VTECH/PC Partner was your mainboard maker yuou may find an update at:
http;//www.pcpartner.com.hk

Read the BIOS Release Notes to see if large HDD support was added. There is NOTHING to gain and your BIOS to lose if you use a BIOS "update" that does not provide large HDD support.

Good Luck,
Henry


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