Flash BIOS P4 to Core 2 Duo using BIN file

Rc410 / Awrdacpi
July 16, 2010 at 21:49:53
Specs: Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium, 2.679 GHz / 1469 MB
Hi ..

I'm trying to update my mobo with the latest BIOS , but the zip file I download not change to .exe file with my winzip32 vista.. when double click it transfer to .bin file???? Need to update BIOS so that can upgrade from P4 to Core 2 Duo E5400

Anybody can give piece of advice/ trick??

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July 17, 2010 at 06:09:39


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July 17, 2010 at 06:51:37
if you really don't know anything about it, please don't attempt it,
if this process goes wrong at any point you wont have a mobo left
at all.

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July 17, 2010 at 07:24:38
The .BIN file IS the BIOS file...now you need the flash utility to be able to install it. Do you have a floppy drive? You need to create a bootable floppy with both the BIOS bin file & flash utility on it, then boot off the floppy & use your DOS skills to execute the flash utility...from there, just follow the instructions on the screen.

My prefered method is the "two floppy method", see response #3:


If you can't handle the above, do NOT flash the BIOS or you may turn your board into a doorstop.

Are you sure you board even supports the Core 2 Duo? What's the make/model?

EDIT: I just noticed the "Rc410" in your original post. If it's the HP RC410-M (Asterope3), you have to use the HP BIOS. If it's an ECS board, there are several different versions but NONE of them support the Core 2 Duo:


BTW, ECS provides detailed instructions on how to flash the BIOS but you need to know which flash utility to use.


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July 17, 2010 at 22:49:29
Hi Jam...

mobo model : RC410SB400
Chipset vendor : ATI
Chipset model : RS400 / RC400 / RC 410
Chipset revision : 01
Southbridge vendor : ATI
Southbridge model : SB 400
Southbridge revision : 00

BIOS brand : Phoenix Technology, LTD
Version : 6.00 PG
Date : 09/23/2005

Because it's mention in mobo manual that :
Chipset : ATI RC410+SB400 Chipset

-supports Intel celeron,P4 in the LGA775 pin package (with 0.8v -1.6v voltage)
-Supports 64-BIT PSB frequency of 533 MHz / 800MHz ( 133 MHz / 200MHz bus clock)

By the way... E5400 2.7GHz Dual -Core use LGA775 /2MB cache/ FSB 800 MHz)
Does it seems compatible enough ??????

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