Tag: BIOS

Error code 0x490 after updating BIOS

My desktop motherboard has a new BIOS released. Current one is E7786AMS v1.6; the new one is v1.7, which fixed some USB problem. So as my habit, I like to keep things updated. I downloaded the BIOS zip file from MSI official site for A55M-P33 Unzip it and put the files into a USB disk

What is UEFI?

What is UEFI, I mentioned it at What is GPT, but not clear. Here I would like to give more details about it. The Unified Extensible Firmware Interface, UEFI, is a new firmware interface specification that is designed to replace the familiar BIOS interface. When turn on the computer, UEFI’s firmware will run an inventory

What is GPT

GPT stands for GUID Partition Table. The widespread MBR partitioning scheme, dating from the early 1980s, imposed limitations which affect the use of modern hardware. Intel therefore developed a new partition-table format in the late 1990s as part of what eventually became UEFI. The GPT as of 2010 forms a subset of the UEFI specification.

Flash Bios without command

Acer Aspire One A110 has new bios released. I want to update it. 1) Download bios package from the official site. Link 2) I use the windows flash tool to update it. 3) Restart the netbook. It is failed to boot up. When I press power button. It start to boot. I can go into

DECIPHER BIOS BEEP CODES

BEEP PATTERN CAUSE AND SOLUTION AWARD BIOS 1 long beep A memory problem: remove and reseat memory. 1 long, 2 short or 1 long, 3 short Video card problem or problem with its memory.Replace the graphics card or its memory. Continuous A memory and/or video problems. Reseat or replace memory and/or graphics card. PHOENIX BIOS