SQ588 (Discontinued)

Bios Updates

Files Included
in Zip:

588Flash.bat Batch file for flashing the BIOS
????????.rom BIOS binary file
Phlash.exe Phoenix Flash Utility
Phlash.ini Support file for Phoenix Flash Utility
Devtbls.dat Support file for Phoenix Flash Utility

Instructions for flashing your BIOS

Step 1. Be sure you have downloaded the correct BIOS file from the Website.

Step 2. Note the settings of the SETUP parameters. Enter SETUP by hitting the F1 key during boot up. Write down the settings for each of
parameters. At the end of the BIOS update process you should load the setup defaults, and then re-enter these values you have written down.

Step 3. Insert a bootable floppy into drive a:. (Make sure the floppy does not have a config.sys or autoexec.bat file on it)

Step 4. Extract the contents of the .ZIP file you downloaded, onto the bootable floppy.

Step 5. Place the bootable floppy containing the BIOS files into drive a: of the system that you want to upgrade and boot the system while from floppy
diskette in the drive.

Step 6. At the command prompt type "588flash ????????.bin".  Replace the ????????'s with the actual file name of the .bin file. (i.e. "588flash newbios.bin")

Step7. When program asks you if you want to save current bios (the one cuurently on the motherboard) choose either yes or no. If you choose yes name the file anything you want.(i.e. oldbios.bin)

Step 6. When the program ask if you want to flash bios choose yes.

WARNING! DO NOT turn off or reset computer in the middle of the flash.

Step 8. When the program prompts you to reset your computer, either turn off or reset the computer

Step 9. After computer reboots go into CMOS setup and load Setup Defaults. Re-enter any of the CMOS values you have written down. Save and exit and you are done.

Note: You may encounter a CMOS Checksum error after rebooting. CMOS checksum errors require that you enter Setup, check your settings, save your settings, and exit Setup.

 

WARNING! the "B" series BIOS are for "B" series boards only. If you have a board with a "B" series BIOS you can only use a "B" series BIOS. DO NOT try to use a "A" series BIOS.

Bios Version B03

Bios Version B02

Bios Version B01

WARNING! the "A" series BIOS are for "A" series boards only. If you have a board with an "A" series BIOS you can only use an "A" series BIOS. DO NOT try to use a "B" series BIOS.

Bios Version A06

Bios Version A05

Bios Version A04


* Product specifications subject to change without notice.


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