Error - Awdflash.exe Not Found With Cdrom
Go into the BIOS settings, reset them all to their defaults, then store the settings. If it asks to save the old, press
Regardless, copy the new or old files to the root of C:\ . Just extract the BIOS file to a floppy with AWD flash, hit Alt+F2 at POST. 12-31-2003, 07:28 PM rraehal You must name the BIOS image file correctly in some cases. Type
Login to post comments Possible causes Thu, 2007-10-25 11:03 by admin I could imagine a few possible causes. The procedure of re-flashing the BIOS is to have a bootable diskette (or CD) with the flash utility and the latest BIOS on it. Otherwise you may have a wrongly named file that needs to be renamed to: AWDFLASH.EXE If all that doesn't help, things are becoming difficult and the prospect of having to buy
When I use a boot disk that has awdflash and the correct bin file - awdflash starts up but says "source file not found" 12-31-2003, 07:07 PM missiveusa When you used Good luck---Hans-Georg Login to post comments re: possible cause Fri, 2007-10-26 06:50 by spa Thanks for your comment When the computer start, It cannot display any information about the motherboard. This happens a lot 'til you get your DOS commands sorted. Boot from that and run the flash utility.
On top o http://winhlp.com/node/192 Wonder if that might have worked.
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You may have to replace it. this Boot from the floppy 2. Is there something else I have to name it? This upgrade (board, cpu, & ddram) was a present for my son along with a couple of new games to play during school break.
I tried clearing the CMOS. http://csimonitoring.com/error/error-var-cache-yum-update-header-info-cannot-be-found.php I think you simply need to clear the CMOS by removing the battery for awhile (anywhere from 15 minutes to overnight). Now try the floppy method mentioned in the manual. 1. At this point it should check the new file and ask to program the new bios file.
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- Also, you say it seemed like a successful flash.
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- It's looking for awdflash.
- The syntax is like this: awdflash [BIOS filename.bin] /py/wb/cd/sn/cc/r or this: awdflash [BIOS filename.bin] /cc /cd /cp /r /py 12-31-2003, 09:25 PM randmo I didn't back up the old .bin file
I don't know what the sticker saying, "Phoenix BIOS" refers to, but apparently not to the motherboard BIOS, because that is obviously from Award, which is a different company. You dont need further grief. ;) Show 40 post(s) from this thread on one page Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: All times are GMT -4. I think it is likely that the battery on the motherboard has to be renewed also, if it is now 9 years old. click site Thanks again for the response 01-01-2004, 07:26 PM Rocketmech I would install clean .
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Once you start this process, don't shut it down until you see "flash successful". 01-01-2004, 12:31 AM randmo Ok I tried updating the BIOS with that boot file Ol'Tunzafun suggested and At the "C:\" prompt, type "AWDFLASH[space]/qi[space]BIOSFILE" , and then press
Oh well, I can RMA it and either take a credit for parts or even accept a replacemant board for another build if forced to. No change. Insert system disk and press enter" When I insert windows98 boot disk its display - "Drive media is : 1.44Mb Automatic Load AWDFLASH.EXE .... navigate to this website I took out the battery for about an hour, popped it back in, and still had the same problem.
I'm aprehensive advising you to power off your machine given Tunzafun's advice, but I had a similar problem using the Asus Update utilty on a A7N8X Dlx board. I even tried it with the version that use to be on the mobo but everytime it still comes up with the message - Source File Not Found. I wonder whether I could have taken out the C drive and put a new Autoexec file on it that called awdflash to execute the proper bin file (which I would The clock buffer battery on the motherboard ran empty.
Again, it looked like a successful flash. If not we'll do the clean install. Powered by vBulletin Version 4.2.2 Copyright © 2016 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. Just don't shut down your machine until you do. 12-31-2003, 06:46 PM randmo It won't boot to a regular boot floppy.
The bios .bin file name actually showed up but it still wouldn't let me update it. I can't get to an A: prompt unfortunately and we've decided to RMA it and get the Abit NF7S board.