having a new motherboard nightmare...help

  User-92DDCDF3-0184-434B-8701EC41369540AF 21:16 07 Jul 2006

hi all...currently typing on my trusty 600mhz athlon.

have just installed a new mobo and processor to pc

Asus av8 mobo
athlon64 3700+

switches on ok and first screen recognises chip but then stops and says

The processor installed in your system are of an unknown revision..please contact your bios vendor for appropriate updates.
Fatal error-System halted.

how can i update bios if it wont let me go any further than this.

please help...

  Diversion 22:43 07 Jul 2006

It sounds like a conflict between the mobo & processor to me, but I maybe wrong.

  Stuartli 23:59 07 Jul 2006

Are you using XP?

XP doesn't always "take" to a new motherboard, which is why you have to do an XP Repair immediately.


click here

on how to do it to save typing it all out...:-)

Then you can have a look at updating the Bios if it is necessary.

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