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I've looked in Device mgmt. Nothing listed within USB controller area.
IEEE 1394 Host Controller shows up and says 'working properly'. I've switched off computer a number of times since installation. Nothing.
I had initially tried it in the PCI Express slot. Nothing. That's when I removed the wifi unit - which had been working no problem - and put
the Firewire card in there instead. Again nothing. Last thing you mention is update the motherboards BIOS. How do I do this and what am I updating precisely.
Ta Mike Rendell
I'm a semi expert with XP but not Windows 8. I'd need a basic help.
Its a Lenovo H30-00 currently running with Windows 8.1
I'll have a look at that. Have to reply again later. Tks so far.
I downloaded that update and complied with the instructions up to PRESS FLASH to start Update. The software came back with
'' ERROR Romfile ROMID is not compatable with existing BIOS ROMID ''.
I dont have another computer to play with. This ones brand new.
I think I'll be going back to Windows XP where none of my hardware or software had any problems
It's a LENOVO H30 - 00. I've now worked out how to get into the BIOS and how to get around it if required. TVM
At no stage during the process from downloading to Error msg was I asked to indicate whether I was Administrator or otherwise. I therefore assume it was not a requirement
Right Try Again Give me a mo
OK . Tried again with the missing bits. All updated. Rebooted. No Post error shown on reboot. Therefore didnt go into BIOS. Had a quick look in Device Mgr No firewire card showing.
What exactly did that BIOS update do. I've seen on the net that there were particular problems with this makers card being blocked by Win8. Was this update to erase that block