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Help Pls my motherboard string is 12/29/2000-8363-686-maav363bc-00
does any one have an idea what board this is and where i can obtian bios upgrade. I'm pulling my flipping hair out.
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this all i can find but still looking


Mainboard: MA-363B (glaube JAMA)
Motherboard Chipsatz VIA VT8363A Apollo KT133A
Sound On Board: VIA VT8363A


now were evasive, toby.b and aussie when you need them
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JAMA MA-av363b :
http://www.jama.com.cn/jama/product/s_ma-av363.htm
This is a rebadged ECS K7VZA. Ive got the drivers CD and manual here and they are idetical except for the MA-AV363 cover
http://www.ecsusa.com/products/k7vza.html
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It's just not my day!! :cry:

downloaded flash utility & update. boot from floppy enter award bios utility type in relevant file and message comes up system was not new award bios version, please update rom bios first

i am baffled
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RAPPER wrote:It's just not my day!! :cry:

downloaded flash utility & update. boot from floppy enter award bios utility type in relevant file and message comes up system was not new award bios version, please update rom bios first

i am baffled

its and AMI bios not AWARD
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you wonderful chaps :D

I am now a happy man again
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its and AMI bios not AWARD
12/29/2000-8363-686-maav363bc-00 looks like an Award bios string to me. :P Not a standard Award string admittedly but still Award.

http://www.jama.com.cn/jama/drivers/bios/index.htm
MA-AV363B Award 6.0 AV363B32.zip 2001-3-13 Ver. 3.2
system was not new award bios version, please update rom bios first
Try using a different version of the Award flash utility there's a collection of them at the bottom of this page:-

http://www.amptron.com/html/bio-update.html


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Aussie wrote:
its and AMI bios not AWARD
12/29/2000-8363-686-maav363bc-00 looks like an Award bios string to me. :P Not a standard Award string admittedly but still Award.

http://www.jama.com.cn/jama/drivers/bios/index.htm
MA-AV363B Award 6.0 AV363B32.zip 2001-3-13 Ver. 3.2
system was not new award bios version, please update rom bios first
Try using a different version of the Award flash utility there's a collection of them at the bottom of this page:-

http://www.amptron.com/html/bio-update.html


Aussie

quote from the second link from toby post

SYSTEM BIOS

AMI 2Mb Flash EEPROM
Supports Plug and Play 1.0A, AMP 1.2, Multi Boot, DMI
Full Support for ACPI revision 1.0 specification
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Ahem, yes the ECS K7VZA does have an AMI bios but this is the Jama board which has an Award bios. :wink:

Now, if RAPPER is flashing the K7VZA bios to the Jama board then he probably will need an AMI flash utility but that sounds risky to me:-

viewtopic.php?t=31252&postdays=0&postorder=asc&start=0

evasive
JAMA MA-AV363B whic is some sort of relabeled ECS board, if you remove the type number sticker, the original type number will show up, for which we might be able to find a manual. Bioses have to come from JAMA.


Although Denniss disagrees:-

viewtopic.php?t=31252&postdays=0&postorder=asc&start=10

Denniss
Should be a rebadged K7VZA Rev 1.x with KT-133
AFAIK ECS Bios is working on this JAMA-Version

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