read_me.txt Driver File Contents (BIOS_eMachines_841P051E_A_A.zip)

Information and Instructions about this download file. 

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File Description: Intel G33 Motherboard BIOS 
Version: 841P051E
Operating System: Microsoft(r) Windows Vista(r), Windows(r) XP
Part Number: 9539755
Date: 06/23/2008
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Table of Contents
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Overview
Identification
Installation
Removal 		
Troubleshooting
Reason for Update
Applicable Part Numbers
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Overview

This document describes the steps necessary to update to BIOS version 841P051E for the Intel G33 Motherboard.


Identification

This BIOS can be installed on an Intel G33 Motherboard.


Installation

Update (flash) the BIOS if:

1.  You are updating to a newer BIOS revision.

2.  A technician has told you to flash or re-flash the computer.

Steps to flash or re-flash the computer using Winflash:

Note: This BIOS update runs in Windows using the WinFlash 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 9539755.exe file that you originally downloaded from the Internet and execute the file.  Files extract to the C:\Cabs\9539755 folder.

2.  In the C:\Cabs\9539755\WinFlash folder, double-click Winplash.exe.

Note: If you already are running Windows Vista, you must right-click WinFlash.exe and then choose Run as administrator.

3.  In the Phoenix WinFlash dialog box, verify that Backup BIOS and Flash BIOS with new setting are selected.

Note: If the location is already listed as C:\Cabs\9539755\841P051E.BIN, click Flash BIOS.  Otherwise, skip to step 4.

4.  In the Specify new BIOS file window, click Browse.  Browse to C:\Cabs\9539755\841P051E.BIN, and then click Flash BIOS.

OR

5.  Manually type in the location C:\Cabs\9539755\841P051E.BIN in the Specify new BIOS file field, and then click Flash BIOS.

6.  In the Phoenix WinFlash dialog box, click OK.

7.  The BIOS is flashed.

8.  After the BIOS has completed, click Restart.


Steps to flash or re-flash the computer using a CD burner drive:

1.  Use CDRW burning software to Burn Disc Image of the C:\Cabs\9539755\9539755.iso file to a blank CD.

2.  After creating the bootable CD, place the CD in the CD/DVD drive, and then restart the computer.

3.  At the Menu, select 1 for Gateway BIOS 841P051E.  The BIOS flash process runs automatically.  Do not press any keys or turn off the computer during this process.

4.  When complete, the message "Flashing Complete" flashes. Remove boot media used and press the F1 key.

5.  Press the F2 key to enter the BIOS Setup Utility.

6.  In the BIOS Setup Utility, select Load Optimized Defaults, and then press the ENTER key.

7.  Press the Y key, and then to select Load Optimized Defaults, press ENTER.

8.  In the BIOS Setup Utility, select Save and Exit Setup, and then press ENTER.

9.  Press Y, and then press ENTER to Save and EXIT.


Steps to flash or re-flash the computer using a floppy disk drive or bootable USB flash drive:

1.  Copy all of the BIOS files from the C:\Cabs\9539755\ folder to a blank floppy disk or a USB flash drive. Do not copy the 9539755.iso file or WINFLASH folder.

2.  Restart the computer with the floppy disk inserted or USB flash drive plugged in.

3.  At the Menu, select 1 for Gateway BIOS 841P051E.  The BIOS flash process runs automatically.  Do not press any keys or turn off the computer during this process.

4.  When the flash is complete, the computer automatically restarts.  

5.  Press the F2 key to enter the BIOS Setup Utility.

6.  In the BIOS Setup Utility, select Load Optimized Defaults, and then press the ENTER key.

7.  Press the Y key, and then press ENTER to select Load Optimized Defaults.

8.  In the BIOS Setup Utility, select Save and Exit Setup, and then press ENTER.

9.  Press Y, and then press ENTER to Save and EXIT.


Removal

Because a computer must have a BIOS to operate, there is no removal process.  The BIOS cannot be removed after it has been upgraded.


Troubleshooting

If you have trouble flashing the BIOS, try the process again following the steps listed in the Installation section of this document.  If you are still unable to flash the BIOS, verify that you are actually attempting to flash the BIOS on an Intel G33 motherboard.  If this process still fails, contact technical support.

There may be an error indicating a CMOS Checksum error.  At the Gateway Splash screen, press the F2 key to enter the BIOS Setup Utility.  Press the ENTER key to select Load Optimized Defaults and Save and Exit Setup.  The computer restarts. 


Applicable Part Numbers

J4516 - 1015776R 
J4517 - 1015778R
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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.

For more help, visit our Driver Support section for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.

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