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Naoki
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PC BIOS error
10/06/11 10:43 PM


I swear I tried everything.

I have a HP board (FIC VI31) that boots to the Award BootBlock bios and claims the bios has a wrong checksum, i.e., it got corrupted. Reading through various things and obtaining all equipment, nothing I tried seems to get me past the process of this:

Code:

AWARD BootBlock BIOS V1.0

BIOS Checksum wrong
Checking Drive A...
INSERT SYSTEM BOOT DISK



If I have no floppy, the bios keeps asking for a disk.
If I have one in, the same happens
If I have a 1.44mb floppy formatted with a bootable dos, it says the same, but pressing enter returns:

Code:

System Halted.


If I have all required files (DOS, autoexec, flasher, bios) the same happens.
If I have a 720kb floppy with the same files, it returns the same.

It seems like it just cannot read the floppy controller. The board doesn't have any ISA ports either.

Short of buying a flashed BIOS i'm skint for any last ideas. To make matters worse, I have only the floppy till end of tonight..


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* PC BIOS error Naoki 10/06/11 10:43 PM
. * Re: PC BIOS error B2K24  10/08/11 01:23 AM
. * Re: PC BIOS error redk9258  10/07/11 12:07 AM
. * Re: PC BIOS error Naoki  10/07/11 12:31 AM
. * Re: PC BIOS error R. Belmont  10/07/11 08:39 PM

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