bios Tags: CPUs BIOS Compaq Last response: May 22, 2002 9:37 PM in CPUs Share scamtrOn May 22, 2002 8:25:04 AM guys how do you find out what mobo is in a compaq? i know there is a way, but don't remember. i need to flash a bios. <A HREF="http://www.geocities.com/scamtron2000/Lochel.html" target="_new"><b><font color=red>Go To My Site</A> More about : bios Pettytheft May 22, 2002 12:29:15 PM http://www.compaq.com I'm not being a total smartass but there should be a model # on the Compaq case somewhere. Sometimes they also put it on the system properties panel under the General tab. If it's an OEM mobo you can screw things up if you grab a Bios from the Mobo manufacturers websight. But otherwise just use Sandra to find out what the chipsets are and try to match them up that way. Good Luck Beauty is in the eye of the beer holder. scamtrOn May 22, 2002 8:55:03 PM i forgot to say that i want the real bios, not the compaq one which is on there right now. i know there is a web site for this, but cant remember what. <A HREF="http://www.geocities.com/scamtron2000/Lochel.html" target="_new"><b><font color=red>Go To My Site</A> Related resources Question about Bios Update! - Forum Bios update for M5a99x evo problems - Forum Updating BIOS ASUS Maximus HERO VII - Forum replaced crashed harddisk with ssd. nothing lead me to bios - Forum UEFI BIOS OC Tuner question - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer bront May 22, 2002 9:05:57 PM If you enter the serial number at compaq, you can have them list your parts, and one of them may be the board and manufacturer. However, they are OEM parts, so they usually have different setups anyway, and likely a BIOS flash would destroy the system. Why do you need a non-compaq bios? "Search your feelings you know it to be true, I am your... twin sister" - Darth Vader sturm May 22, 2002 9:37:54 PM i build and trouble shoot computers for compaq/HP these boards are specifically made for compaq. u need to get the bios flash from compaq. look for "Rompaq" on the site. dont use any other flash utility. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedDid I have to update my BIOS before installing new CPU? Forum SolvedPC wont boot past bios help? Forum SolvedAsus NVidia Geforce GTX 670 causing distorted BIOS screen Forum SolvedWill this run without need for a BIOS update? Forum SolvedWhy bios not updating in my intel dh61ww motherboard saying "invalid capsule header" Forum SolvedI don't have any boot options and everytime I start up my pc it goes to BIOS. Help! Forum SolvedPC not booting to BIOS Forum Solved"Overclocking failed" when I try to increase RAM frequency in BIOS Forum SolvedNew Toshiba HDD not detected in BIOS or OS Forum SolvedBios and sata hardware question.. Forum SolvedBios Updating for 4th gen Forum SolvedAdvice on reflashing bios on Gigabyte mobo Forum SolvedBIOS update question Forum Solvedi7 4790k runs without BIOS update on Asus Maximus VI Gene, is this bad? Forum Solvedbios update fail Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !