Bios update K9N Platinum

Discussion in 'MSI' started by Donkeyman, Jan 22, 2007.

  1. Donkeyman

    Donkeyman Guest

    I tried to update my K9N Platinum from bios 1.2 to 1.4.
    I used a bootable dvd with the new bios file and the AMI Flash utility.
    Within DOS this utility tells me that there is a "program error", and that I
    have to power off the computer. After rebooting the pc everything works
    again,
    but I still have to use the old bios.
    When I try to update with the live update utility within windows, nothing
    happens.
    I would appreciate your help.
     
    Donkeyman, Jan 22, 2007
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  2. Donkeyman

    Grunion Guest

    Donkeyman,

    Unless the upgrade is necessary to fix a specfic problem you posses, you
    should just run the old bios. The newest bios isn't necessarily the best
    bios for you.

    - Grun

    Donkeyman wrote:
    > I tried to update my K9N Platinum from bios 1.2 to 1.4.
    > I used a bootable dvd with the new bios file and the AMI Flash utility.
    > Within DOS this utility tells me that there is a "program error", and that I
    > have to power off the computer. After rebooting the pc everything works
    > again,
    > but I still have to use the old bios.
    > When I try to update with the live update utility within windows, nothing
    > happens.
    > I would appreciate your help.
    >
    >
    >
    >
    >
     
    Grunion, Jan 22, 2007
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  3. Donkeyman

    Donkeyman Guest

    "Grunion" <> schreef in bericht
    news:45b4dabf$...
    > Donkeyman,
    >
    > Unless the upgrade is necessary to fix a specfic problem you posses, you
    > should just run the old bios. The newest bios isn't necessarily the best
    > bios for you.
    >
    > - Grun
    >
    > Donkeyman wrote:
    >> I tried to update my K9N Platinum from bios 1.2 to 1.4.
    >> I used a bootable dvd with the new bios file and the AMI Flash utility.
    >> Within DOS this utility tells me that there is a "program error", and
    >> that I
    >> have to power off the computer. After rebooting the pc everything works
    >> again,
    >> but I still have to use the old bios.
    >> When I try to update with the live update utility within windows, nothing
    >> happens.
    >> I would appreciate your help.
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >>

    Grunion, thanks for your answer. In the past I have done many bios upgrades
    and have never had any trouble or dead mainboards. This time I do not have a
    special reason to upgrade, so I will keep the old bios version.
    By the way, I can't find a list of processors which can be used with bios
    version 1.2?
     
    Donkeyman, Jan 23, 2007
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