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How to update the bios? Please click here.
Besides downloading the bios file, you also need the Flash Utility to flash bios rom. (For files before Aug 2001)

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  • For more FAQs about BIOS relationship, click here please.
  • You won't need to update BIOS until the latest bios has improve / fix some functions.
  • You won't need to upgrade through all of the BIOS files, just upgrade to the latest one please and it will include all previous improvments.
  • The CMOS data will be lost after flashing the BIOS. You may need to enter the BIOS setup screen and configure your system information after rebooting the machine.

Motherboard>Socket A>VA-10

The motherboard has BIOS write-protect function enabled. Please setup "BIOS protect control" to "Unprotected" in "Advanced BIOS Feature" in BIOS if you would like to update the BIOS.

BIOS: va1119.exe  
Bios Issue Date:2004/11/19
Mirror Site: ASIA Europe US 
  1. Added a boot beep sound after VGA initialization.
  2. Fixed S3 resume failure issue if using FSB 166 or above.
  3. BIOS compile date: 11/16/2004
BIOS: va1118.exe  
Bios Issue Date:2004/08/18
Mirror Site: ASIA Europe US 
  1. Fixed an issue where low CPU FAN RPM would not be detected, causing CPU FAN failure shutdown.
  2. BIOS compile date: 08/18/2004
BIOS: va1117.exe  
Bios Issue Date:2004/08/05
Mirror Site: ASIA Europe US 
  1. AMD Sempron CPU support.
  2. Fixed an issue where the CPU fan stops spinning in S1 mode.
  3. If DRAM is installed, the number of DIMM slots is shown in system summary.
  4. If OnChip LAN is disabled, LAN MAC address shows NONE in system summary.
  5. BIOS compile date: 08/05/2004
BIOS: va1116.exe  
Bios Issue Date:2003/12/03
Mirror Site: ASIA Europe US 
  1. Please use the AWDFLASH v8.24F flash utility to update the VA-10 BIOS.
  2. Added new Flash ROM support.
  3. Fixed an issue where the FSB may not be changed after it is adjusted using BIOS version 15.
  4. BIOS compile date: 12/03/2003
BIOS: va1115.exe  
Bios Issue Date:2003/11/03
Mirror Site: ASIA Europe US 
  1. Please use the AWDFLASH v8.24F flash utility to update the VA-10 BIOS.
  2. Updated CPU micro code.
  3. BIOS compile date: 11/03/2003
BIOS: va1112.exe  
Bios Issue Date:2003/08/19
Mirror Site: ASIA Europe US 
  1. Please use flash utility AWDFLASH v8.24F to update VA-10 BIOS.
  2. Added new function to protect AMD CPU; checking the CPU fan status during power on stage. If the fan dead (no RPM reading from CPUFAN1 header), the system will shut down itself automatically. Please make sure the CPU fan is attached to CPUFAN1 rather than AUXFAN1 header and with readable 2500~6500 RPM range.
  3. Added new support of upcoming 266 FSB Duron, L2 = 64K, CPUID = 0680H/0681H.
  4. Fixed the problem that MAC address shows 00-00-00-00-00-00 in system configurations table after resuming system from Suspend-To- Disk (S4) mode.
  5. Added two options "2.5V" and "2.55V" in "DRAM Voltage Control" setting.
  6. Revised the wording of "DDR VDDQ Voltage" to "DDR Voltage".
  7. Fixed the problem that some motherboards failed to install Windows XP with 166(333) FSB CPU installed.
  8. BIOS Compile date: 8/19/2003.

BIOS: va1110.exe  
Bios Issue Date:2003/07/15
Mirror Site: ASIA Europe US 
  1. Please use flash utility AWDFLASH v8.24F to update VA-10 BIOS.
  2. First Release.
  3. BIOS Compile Date: 715/2003
BIOS: va1111.exe  
Bios Issue Date:2003/07/15
Mirror Site: ASIA Europe US 
  1. Please use flash utility AWDFLASH v8.24F to update VA-10 BIOS.
  2. Revised the default value of "DRAM Voltage Control" to "2.6V" .
  3. BIOS Compile Date: 715/2003.
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