motherboard not acpi compliant problem cant boot

  french_always_sucked 18:51 10 Oct 04

when ever i try to boot i get a blue screen teling me the motherboard is not acpi compliant and says to update the bios only problem you can only update bios in windows! the motherboard model is 64bit ecs s700 a2. the chip is fine and ram is perfect.

can any one help? thanks in advance

  Night Ryder 19:12 10 Oct 04

Only sugestion I can make is, do you have access to another computer? (At work or belonging to a friend perhaps). If so make sure you have the correct details of your motherboard, (Model and version number). You will need a DOS boot disk. Download the files to this floppy, boot your PC from the floppy and run the BIOS upgrade sofware.

  french_always_sucked 19:31 10 Oct 04

problem is you need to run the flash program from windows! i have the bios update on a floppy!

suposedly maplin who i bought it from can fix it??? even thou i cannot reinstall windows or anything!

any other ideas?

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