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Question UPDATING MOTHERBOARD BIOS

May 15, 2020
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Hi gang. Please don't think I'm lazy. The act of updating the motherboard isn't an issue as I know how to do it but I'm finding it impossible to find the bios that I need. I've tried for a while and I'm that desperate I'm nearly using thing that I don't even think they'll work. If someone could help I'd appreciate as now I have windows 10 my PC is only running on 4 ram. Here is some info. ---
BIOS Version/Date American Megatrends Inc. 080015, 03/11/2010
BIOS Mode - Legacy

BaseBoard Product MCP61M-M3
BaseBoard version 7.0
Manufacturer ECS

Thanks for your time.
 
May 15, 2020
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Is that an update sorry? When I looked at it I thought it meant to download that current Bios version as it only allows windows XP / VISTA. I'm updating because the Bios is 10 years old and now that I have windows 10 it is no longer recognising my ram and it thinks I only have one ram stick in instead of two. Also my PC is sometimes crashing out of the blue. I think I'm over due updating it I just cant find a modern Bios to update to.
 

Wolfshadw

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That's the problem with hardware. It loses support soon after something newer comes out. The link I provided is the only BIOS available for your motherboard. Since your motherboard only has drivers for XP and Vista, I'd say it is high time for a system upgrade.

-Wolf sends
 
May 15, 2020
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You're definitely right, sorry when I seen it was the only bios there I thought there was just not an update, I didnt realise there was a program you could use to see if you need an update then I found it and it said I dont need one. When you say I need new hardware, do you mean as in new RAM or the receiver of the ram? Also worth noting both the ram sticks are the same type
 
May 15, 2020
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Found out the answer, one of them ram cards doesnt work but the other done does, both slots work it's just a dodgy disk - if my ram at the minute is 4gb 800 ghz could I use a seperate ram that had a higher amount of Ghz or do they need to be the same? Had eye on a 8gb 1600 ghz
 

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