Updating eee pc 701
If you have experience with an unlisted model or additional experience with a listed model, please edit the page and add your notes.700 (a.k.a. Press F10 to save changes and proceed to normal boot. 701SD Model: Got hold of 701SD-ASUS-0602.zip, unpacked it to 701SD-ASUS-0602. 1000 Linux Model: Success updating to BIOS version 0803 on a 1000 (Linux model).
2G Surf) Model: Download 700-ASUS-0401.zip, extract 700-ASUS-0401. Note that the upgrade will reset the bios settings (there are a just a few, anyway). ROM") using the smallest USB stick i could find (256 MB FAT 16) and the Alt F2 method.
It’s not exactly a speed demon, but it’s significantly faster than the processor that came with the Eee PC 701.
Below are the step-by-step instrucions: Click on the “Work” tab and open the file manager.You Tube user Red Fathom pointed a hot air gun at the bottom of the motherboard to loosen the original chip, pull it off, and replace it with a new processor.The replacement chip is a 1.6 GHz Intel Pentium M LV 778.Easy to disassemble, easy to upgrade, and easy to create warranty headaches is probably the slogan many advanced users will be thinking soon after they get their hands on an Asus Eee PC.During our initial review we realized that this device had so much more potential than what we had first expected.
After a while, I could see that the original operating system was difficult to keep updated, so I decided to install a new operating system.