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onna2013
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p6230y Bios Update not working

Updated from Windows 7 to 8 but now I can't update my BIOS. Got the offical update off of HP but still won't work. Says incorrect BIOS for your system (253).

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Re: p6230y Bios Update not working

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Here are the specs for your HP Pavilion p6230y Desktop Computer and its Software & Driver Downloads page. Based on this information, this model doesn't have a BIOS update listed for any operating system. The following are the available software, drivers, and updates for the originally shipped OS;

 

Driver - Audio(‏1)

Realtek High Definition Audio Driver Update

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Driver - Keyboard, Mouse and Input Devices(‏1)

HP Multimedia Keyboard Driver Update

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Driver - Network(‏1)

Realtek Networking Controller Driver Update

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Driver - Original(‏5)

Original AMD Chipset Driver

Original ATI Graphics Driver

Original Atheros Wireless LAN Driver

Original Realtek High Definition Audio Driver

Original Realtek LAN Driver

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Diagnostic(‏1)

PC-Doctor Hardware Diagnostic Tools Update

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Operating System - Enhancements and QFEs(‏1)

Windows 7 Hotfix QFE 975741

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Order Recovery Media - CD/DVD/USB(‏2)

Read this before ordering your Recovery Discs! (US and Canada Only)

English, French Windows 7 Premium 64b 94NAv6PrA1 + Supp 5 Recovery Kit

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Software - Multimedia(‏1)

LightScribe System Software Update

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Software - Solutions(‏5)

HP Support Assistant Application Update

HP MediaSmart DVD Application Update

HP MediaSmart Music/Video/Photo Application Update

HP Recovery Manager Application Update

HP Support Assistant Update

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Utility - Tools(‏2)

HP Advisor Application Update

CyberLink Recovery Discs Utility

 

Please provide the current BIOS version on your computer. Also provide the exact "sp#####.exe" you are attempting to install on your computer and its BIOS version number. Please indicate what trouble your system is/was having that prompted you to update the BIOS.

 

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Re: p6230y Bios Update not working

Trying to turn off the CPU Fan check and current BIOS doesn't support this. Problem is that I get CPU fan failure when booting up but it doesn't work with the Corsair H60 water cooling system and prompts the error most of the time.
Update is for the H-RS880-uATX Motherboard, which is found here: http://bizsupport1.austin.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/SoftwareDescription.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&prodTy...
Current BIOS is American Megatrends Inc 5.03, 9/11/2009 and doesn't have the ability to turn off the fan check with current version.
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Re: p6230y Bios Update not working

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Sorry, but "fan check" is not an item that can be turned off in most HP BIOSes. Additional the BIOS you are trying to install is for a different version of the "Aloe" motherboard (possibly p/n 612498-001 or p/n  618937-002) that supports v6.xx BIOSes. Your "Aloe" motherboard (p/n 537376-001) came with a v5.xx BIOS and can only be upgraded in the version range. Basically, the BIOS isn't for your computer and you are getting an error because the installer can see it is not for your system.

 

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Re: p6230y Bios Update not working

It doesn't say anywhere on the motherboard for Aloe just Fairchild MOS H-RS880-UATX
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