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upgrading CPU problem , help and advice appreciated


FPCH New Member
Jul 12, 2007
Hi All
hve tried to upgrade from a P4 2.4 to a 3.06 ( my motherboard supports this Asus p4s8x-x ) installed the chip ( brought used on ebay ) and all i get is a wee- wooa s warning sound , no boot up or screen , one friend suf=geested the lates bios from Asus , but that frankly scares me !!!
and ideas please
thanking you all in advance


FPCH Member
Jun 29, 2007
PC Experience
Operating System
your friend could be right..
the latest bios for your board is here http://support.asus.com/cpusupport/cpusupport.aspx?SLanguage=en-us&model=P4S8X-X
read how to flash the bios then read again just to make sure....
flashing the bios is not hard at all...i can see it being a little scary i was scared when i did my first.
if i can help you or guide you through it let me know....
asus may use a flash bios utilty that is ran from within windows..these are the easiest.
kind regards