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  1.    18 Jan 2016 #11
    Join Date : Jul 2014
    Serbia
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    Quote Originally Posted by ShadowTrix6 View Post
    I found that bios, and downloaded it but I cant figure out how to load it, I was hoping this PC would be okay but I guess imma breakdown and buy a new one
    You have complete instructions in the manual, ECS > C51PVGM-M (V1.0)

    there's no one way fits all when it comes to BIOS update. Every type is different. Looks like it works only using diskette and you'd be wise to buy a brand new one if you want to proceed, they are sooooo unreliable.
    I also looked at that only BIOS update and there's nothing about USB compatibility. I would advise not to do it.
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  2.    18 Jan 2016 #12
    Join Date : Aug 2014
    Forever West
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    Win10 Home and Pro, Win10 Insider Preview, Win7 Home, Linux Mint

    Have you checked the Power Options in Control Panel? USB ports can have their power managed by Windows and sometimes that causes problems like you are experiencing. I tend to turn off all power management for the USB ports since many things now use them, wasn't much of a problem with the PS/2 mouse and keyboard ports..
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  3.    18 Jan 2016 #13
    Join Date : May 2015
    Posts : 1,647
    Win 10 X64 Pro 15063

    Quote Originally Posted by CountMike View Post
    You have complete instructions in the manual, ECS > C51PVGM-M (V1.0)

    there's no one way fits all when it comes to BIOS update. Every type is different. Looks like it works only using diskette and you'd be wise to buy a brand new one if you want to proceed, they are sooooo unreliable.
    I also looked at that only BIOS update and there's nothing about USB compatibility. I would advise not to do it.
    I downloaded the package. It includes Winflash; I don't believe that it needs a floppy. Is that correct?

    Not that it matters.
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  4.    18 Jan 2016 #14
    Join Date : Jul 2014
    Serbia
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    Quote Originally Posted by bobkn View Post
    I downloaded the package. It includes Winflash; I don't believe that it needs a floppy. Is that correct?

    Not that it matters.
    It only mentioned floppy disk but I imagine it could be done on a USB stick which can be formatted to old Fat but your BIOS would have to be to boot from USB-Fdd.
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