Applies to
Acer Travelmate 2420 (MIGHT work with 2423, 2423WXCi, 2423WXMi, 2423WXi)

Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows ME, Windows 98



1.72 MB

Driver Date & Version
05/23/2006 (ver. 1.06)


Upon searching on Acer websites, the closest match for TravelMate 2423 bios is this one listed for Acer TravelMate 2420 series notebooks. So do try this on your OWN risk.

DO make sure you have plugged in the AC adapter to prevent from flashing failure. Before flashing the BIOS, you should unzip the compressed file to one directory.

TravelMate 2423 BIOS Installation Under DOS

  1. Plug in the AC adapter. This is to ensure your TravelMate does not switch off during the BIOS installation.
  2. Boot to pure DOS. Refer to DOS manual or ask a friend who has experience to help. However do not blame him if this doea not work.
  3. It is better not to load HIMEM.sys (bypass CONFIG.sys).
  4. To flash the BIOS by Phoenix flash utility, use *.wph ROM file to update the BIOS via the following command: AG1A106(batch file) or type [AG1A106.bat] to start the BIOS installation.

TravelMate 2423 BIOS Installation Under Windows (Preferred)

  1. Download the BIOS file and unzip to a temporary folder.
  2. Go to the folder and run AG1A106.bat batch file within folder under Windows mode to update this bios.
  3. Do not switch off or restart until you are told to do so.

Changes History

  1. FXB105WW
    1. Related information:

      AG1A-105.ROM (For copy machine) checksum = 0x3D501FC (by sum.exe)

      AG1A-105.WPH (For phlash16.exe) checksum = 0x3DA786C (by sum.exe)

    2. Change VBIOS to alv12274.aga
    3. Phase in OSB 3.5
    4. Update KBC Common Code
    5. [Fast Boot] in eSettings will not follow BIOS settings.
    6. Invalid keys [ ](space), []is accepted when set password of Supervisor, and User password.
  2. FXB104WW
    1. For Vista capable PC change VRAM defaul setting

      64MB: System Memory = 256MB and 512MB

      Max DVMT: System Memory = More than 512MB.

  3. FXB103WW
    1. Roll back base on V1.01 chage OSB picture to fix F2 hangup issue.
  4. FXB102WW
    1. When CLKGEN ID is not defined as unknown, we pass the programing to the CLKGEN Registers
    2. Update OSB v3.20 FOR Intel new Logo

Download Travelmate 2423 BIOS here.

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