read_me.txt Driver File Contents (7214.exe)

Information and Instructions about this download file

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File Description: WinPhlash
Version: 1.6.5.6
Operating System: Microsoft(r) Windows XP, Windows Vista
Part Number: WinPhlash1656
Date: 03/30/2007
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Table of Contents
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Overview
Installation
Removal
Troubleshooting
Reason for Update
Applicable Part Numbers
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Overview

This is an updated WinPhlash1656.exe file.   WinPhlash is BIOS update utility that flashes the BIOS on the motherboard.


Installation for Windows XP 

Note: This BIOS update runs in Windows using the WinPhlash utility.  Before starting this procedure, close or disable ALL programs.  This includes active anti-virus scans and programs in the systray.  Close programs in the systray by right-clicking, or alternate-clicking, each icon, and then if available, clicking Disable, Exit, or Close.

Because many programs can affect the way this flash is completed, it is critical that all programs are closed.

1.  If you have not already done so, locate and double-click the file Winphlash1656.exe.  Files extract to the C:\Cabs\Winphlash1656 folder.

2.  From the Start menu, click Run.

3.  In the Run dialog box, type: C:\Cabs\Winphlash1656\Winphlash1656.  Click OK.

4.  In the Phoenix WinPhlash dialog box, verify that Backup BIOS and Flash BIOS with new setting is selected.

5.  In the Specify New BIOS file window, click Browse.  Browse to the BIOS directory (example: C:\Cabs\new bios), and then click Flash BIOS.

6.  After the BIOS has completed, click Restart.


Installation for Windows Vista

1.  If you have not already done so, locate and double-click the file Winphlash1656.exe.  Files extract to the C:\Cabs\Winphlash1656 folder.

2.  From the Windows Vista default Start menu, click Computer, double-click Local Disk (C:), double-click Cabs, and then double-click Winphlash1656.

3.  In the C:\Cabs\Winphlash1656 folder, double-click Winplash1656.exe.

Note: In Windows Vista, you must right-click Winplash1656.exe and then choose Run as administrator.

4.  In the Phoenix WinPhlash dialog box, verify that Backup BIOS and Flash BIOS with new setting is selected.

Note: If the location is already listed as C:\Cabs\7808\Winphlash\BIOS Files\7808.wph, click Flash BIOS.  Otherwise, skip to step 5.

5.  In the Specify New BIOS file window, click Browse.  Browse to the BIOS directory (example: C:\Cabs\new bios), and then click Flash BIOS.

6.  After the BIOS has completed, click Restart.


Removal

1.  From the Windows Vista default Start menu, click Computer, double-click Local Disk (C:), and then double-click Cabs.

2.  In the Cabs folder, click to select the Winphlash1656 folder.  

3.  From the Organize menu, click Delete.

4.  In the Confirm Folder Delete dialog box, click Yes.


Troubleshooting

If you have difficulty installing this file, perform the following troubleshooting steps. 

1.  Review the preceding software installation procedure.  Make sure that you did not miss any of the steps.

2.  Restart the computer and then launch the installation steps again.

3.  Verify that your operating system is Microsoft Windows XP or Windows Vista, as this file is only functional in these operating systems.

4.  If you still have difficulties installing this file, download the file again, and then ensure that all instructions in this document are followed.


Reason for Update

This update replaced previous WinPhlash version 1.3.


Applicable Part Numbers

Microsoft Software: 7515414, 7515416, 7515417, 7515418, 7515421, 7515422, 7515423, 7515424, 7515426, 7515427, 7515428, 7515429, 7515430, 7515431, 7515432, 7515434, 7515435, 7515436, 7515437, 7515438, 7515439, 7515440, 7515441, 7515506, 7515507, 7515512, 7515513, 7515514, 7515515, 7515516, 7515517, 7515537, 7515538, 7515539, 7515540, 7515592, 7515593, 7515594, 7515595, 7515596, 7515597, 7515632, 7515633, 7515634, 7515635, 7515636, 7515637, 7515638, 7515639, 7515640, 7515641, 7515642, 7515643,  7515644, 7515645, 7515646, 7515647 

CX210 Series:

1008807 - Gateway CX210S
1008808 - Gateway CX210X
1009202 - Gateway CX210S
1014305R - Gateway CX210S
1014306R - Gateway CX210X

CX2700 Series:

1009036 - Gateway CX2724
1009063 - Gateway CX2720
1009089 - Gateway CX2724h
1013921R - Gateway CX2726

M255 Series:

1008801 - Gateway M255-E
1008803 - Gateway M255-G
1008989 - Gateway M255-E SB
1014174R - Gateway M255-E 
1014177R - Gateway M255-E SB
1014178R - Gateway M255-G

M280 Series:

1008547 - Gateway M280E
1008547R - Gateway M280E
1008918 - Gateway M280-E SB
1008582 - Gateway M280E-QS
1008548 - Gateway M280G
1008548R - Gateway M280G

M285 Series:

1008804 - Gateway M285-E
1008805 - Gateway M285-G 
1008990 - Gateway M285-E SB
1014307R - Gateway M285-G
1014308R - Gateway M285-E
1014309R - Gateway M285-E SB

Gateway M460: 2900714, 2900715, 2900716, 2900735, 2900754, 3400383, 3400384, 3400561, 3400563, 3400564, 3400565, 3401984, 3401985, 3401987, 3401986, 3401988, 3401989, 3501851, 3501852, 3501853, 3501992, 3501993, 3501994, 3501998, 3501999, QCD10MBZZZ06C8, QCD10MBZZZ06D6, QND10MBZZZ06C8, QND10MBZZZ06D6, QND10MBZZZ06E4

M465 Series:

1008637 - Gateway M465-E
1008637R - Gateway M465-E 
1008667 - Gateway M465-G
1008667R - Gateway M465-G
1008765 - Gateway M465E QS
1008958 - Gateway M465-E SB
1014175R - Gateway M465-E
1014180R - Gateway M465-E SB
1014181R - Gateway M465-G

M685 Series:

1008638 - Gateway M685-E
1008638R - Gateway M685-E
1014239R - Gateway M685-E
1014239R - Gateway M685-E SB
1014241R - Gateway M685-E SB
1008666 - Gateway M685-G 
1008666R - Gateway M685-G 
1014240R - Gateway M685-G

MP8000 Series:

1013924R - Gateway MP8708
1013975R - Gateway MP8708H

MX1000 Series:

1009046 - Gateway MX1025
1009097 - Gateway MX1023
1009098 - Gateway MX1023h
1013959R - Gateway MX1027

MX3000 Series:

1009037 - Gateway MX3230
1009088 - Gateway MX3230h 
1009130 - Gateway MX3231 
1009049 - Gateway MX3410 
1009086 - Gateway MX3410h 
1009095 - Gateway MX3412 
1009096 - Gateway MX3412h 
1009050 - Gateway MX3414 
1013920R - Gateway MX3416 
1014114R - Gateway MX3417
1019145 - Gateway MX3422 
1013971R - Gateway MX3701 
2905898R - Gateway MX3702 

MX6200 Series:

1009028 - Gateway MX6214
1013916R - Gateway MX6216
1009100 - Gateway MX6422

MX6400 Series:

1014029R - Gateway MX6426
1009111 - Gateway MX6427
1009128 - Gateway MX6429
1014121R - Gateway MX6431
1014062R - Gateway MX6433
1013947R - Gateway MX6439
1009033 - Gateway MX6441
1009035 - Gateway MX6444
1009094 - Gateway MX6444h
1009110 - Gateway MX6445
1013927R - Gateway MX6446
1013932R - Gateway MX6447
1013913R - Gateway MX6448
1013912R - Gateway MX6453
1013943R - Gateway MX6454

MX6900 Series:

1009030 - Gateway MX6920
1009066 - Gateway MX6912
1009072 - Gateway MX6919
1009090 - Gateway MX6920h
1009136 - Gateway MX6927
1013918R - Gateway MX6931
1013928R - Gateway MX6930
1013973R - Gateway MX6930H
1013974R - Gateway MX6931H
1014028R - Gateway MX6955
1014033R - Gateway MX6956
1014061R - Gateway MX6959
1014065R - Gateway MX6957
1014068R - Gateway MX6960
1014072R - Gateway MX6958
1014080R - Gateway MX6961
1014112R - Gateway MX6961H

MX8000 Series:

1013955R - Gateway MX8710 
1014139R - Gateway MX8711

NX100 Series:

1008798 - Gateway NX100X
1014224R - Gateway NX100X 

NX200 Series:

1008794 - Gateway NX260X
1014176R - Gateway NX260X

NX510 Series:

1008796 - Gateway NX510S
1008797 - Gateway NX510X

NX560 Series:

1008644 - Gateway NX560X
1008644R - Gateway NX560X
1008652 - Gateway NX560X
1008652 - Gateway NX560XL
1008652R - Gateway NX560X
1008652R - Gateway NX560XL

NX570 Series:

1009162 - Gateway NX570S 
1014077R - Gateway NX570X
1014079R - Gateway NX570QS
1014119R - Gateway NX570S
1009146 - Gateway NX570xl
1014078R - Gateway NX570xl

NX860 Series:

1008645 - Gateway NX860X
1008645R - Gateway NX860X
1014229R - Gateway NX860X
1008647 - Gateway NX860XL
1008647R - Gateway NX860XL
1014230R - Gateway NX860XL
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How To Update Drivers Manually

After your driver has been downloaded, follow these simple steps to install it.

  • Expand the archive file (if the download file is in zip or rar format).

  • If the expanded file has an .exe extension, double click it and follow the installation instructions.

  • Otherwise, open Device Manager by right-clicking the Start menu and selecting Device Manager.

  • Find the device and model you want to update in the device list.

  • Double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  • From the Properties dialog box, select the Driver tab.

  • Click the Update Driver button, then follow the instructions.

Very important: You must reboot your system to ensure that any driver updates have taken effect.

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