Flash (BIOS) Update Procedure
NOTE: The flash update procedure does not change the model number and serial number information in BIOS.
NOTE: The AFLASH.EXE and MSG.DAT are flash utility programs.
The VXXYYZZ.RN file has the BIOS checksum information.
The VXXYYZZ.BIN is BIOS source code binary file.
-WARNING:- Do not boot with any memory related driver such as HIMEM.SYS, EMS.SYS....
IMPORTANT: Verify the BIOS checksum value shown on screen is the same as the one in VXXYYZZ.RN file.
WARNING: Do not turn off the system power while the BIOS is programming, or the flash ROM will be destroyed.
BIOS-contained Model Number and Serial Number
The model number and serial number information is stored in BIOS ROM and displayed in the 'Model Information' of BIOS Setup main menu.
If a service repair is completed by replacing a new system board or a new BIOS ROM, then you are required to input the original system's model number and serial number into the new BIOS ROM.
Follow these steps to input the model number and serial number to BIOS:
-WARNING- Do not boot with any memory related driver such as HIMEM.SYS, EMS.SYS....
System Product Name:
Enter the model number and press Enter to continue. You can type a maximum of 16 characters (without spaces).
System Serial Number:
Enter the serial number and press Enter to continue. You can type a maximum of 16 characters (without spaces).
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