To see a list of models and there upgrade results scroll down to the "Tested Models" section. Try not to look at it for the several minutes that it appears to be doing nothing. Upon reboot it will request to press F2 to go into setup, as it detects the change in BIOS. Inserted stick into 701SD and hit powerbutton, then Alt F2. ROM and the asus afudos utility (ftp://dlsvr01com/pub/ASUS/mb/flash/AFUDOS236.zip).
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).
This issue is not related to Microsoft Dynamics GP, but caused me a lot of frustration and wasted time.
Windows 7 runs like a dream on the machine, even with Aero transparency turned on. If you try to re-install the ACPI Driver, it will just roll back and fail.
The Problem OK, so "If it ain't broke, don't fix it"..... So when I recently saw that there was a couple of new ROM builds 08, I installed the ASUS Update tool again and installed 0905. If you remove the driver entirely all the function keys and power control functionality stopped working.
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.
900 Linux Model: The BIOS update program looks for a file named "900. After renaming the file, updating the BIOS to revision 1006 was successful. 900A Linux Model: with the release 0607 I cannot update the bios with the mentioned hints.
After the panic and stress was over, I tried looking again for information on what had happened and found this blog post: I wish I had found this earlier as it would have saved me a heap of time.