Older Motherboard Manuals
for A-trend, Fordlian, Full Yes, Edom, Superpower, QDI, Freetech / Flexus, Chicony, and other hard-to-find
Hacking Your Password
When you really need to hack your password...You must discharge the CMOS. This article covers an
assortment of ways to do this. (At your own risk of course.)
Great source for machine specific BIOS post codes and beep codes. Should be Post Code Central, but
more BIOS content is expected soon.
The BIOS Web
Rundown of the BIOS including, how to identify, upgrade info, how POST operates, error messages, beep
codes, setup utility info and much more. Plenty of other references. Worth checking out.
Adrian's Rojak Pot "BIOS Optimization Guide
Explains various settings in the BIOS Features Setup , Chipset Feature Setup, Integrated Peripherals and the
cool part is the comments section. Site has changed some. Dig around.
The Bios Companion
Extracts from The BIOS Companion, the book that should come with your motherboard - it explains in
plain English all the things you wanted to know about those secret settings, and more! The information is well presented and is
well above A+ standard.
Weekly BIOS Tweaks
This page is only possible with the "valuable" input of Phil Croucher, author of
"The BIOS Companion" Here are new extracts each week. (or any other info that Phil decides to throw our way, for getting
the most from our computers.)
Wim's Bios Page
Allot of coverage. company lists, flash BIOS, message board etc.
Motherboard Manuals Data and More
Hey, Web Head Quarters is back! Great site for finding info and manuals for 486 and older Pentium
motherboards. Diagnostic Software Tools, bios info, testing tips and more.
Identify Your Motherboard (Award)
Part of the BIOS serial number identifies the vendor: Wim has a great breakdown of vendors by
translating your bios. Also, plenty of other BIOS related material.
Identify Your Motherboard (AMI)
How to translate from the who made your motherboard for AMI based BIOS. Also, plenty of other BIOS related material.
The Flash BIOS Site
If you want general info about flash bios, want information about flash bios programmer devices or if
yours is dead and it must be re-programmed, Arthur Kerkmeester will do it for $5. Chip and MB mfgrs. If you have an EPROM
burner, you'll love this site.
Motherboard Home World
Manufacturers, Chips, Vendors, Reviews, Recommendations, Buying Secrets, Search, Chipsets, Mobo ID
tools and more. (IMHO, Spot was better.)
PCGuide - Ref - System BIOS
The system BIOS is the lowest-level software in the computer; it acts an interface between the
hardware (especially the chipset and processor) and the operating system.
Motherboard Manual Page
"Great" collection of slightly older motherboard manuals! Allot of good info on
motherboards, BIOS, upgrading etc. From House of Hall.
BIOS upgrades for your Award, Mr. Bios, Phoenix and AMI. Good info in their support area. Most
of their info comes from the book above, The BIOS Companion.
FTP root at ftp.megatrends.com
BIOS for AMI boards, Upgrades & Manuals, other manuals, tech tips, Mega Raid, Utility etc.
Good ftp if you know what you are looking for.
The AMI Bios Survival Guide
The guide is a little dated, but still an incredible source of information. There are a number
of places suggested to find further information, This information was edited by Jean-Paul Rodrigue and Phil Croucher and
represents the work of many contributors.