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Add /f if you think your BIOS chip is dead or had a bad flash. So finally I have come to the conclusion that it is a cirrupt bios which is telling the hardware wrong partitioninfo so its looking at the wrong s\cylinder for the OS.. Display OEIS sequences Word for low level noise among restless crowd, as sign of confusion or complaint? that doesnt work too..Intially I was thinking that its the old Xp problem, where a XP installation gets stamped with hardware details..so if you take the HD out and put it check over here

I then got a long list of type which appeared to be lots of instructions for example "update microcode". BEGIN WARNING The best way to flash a bios is using a clean booting 1.44 floppy disk but most PCs are built these days without one. Fruit Bat /\0/\ 14:01 08 Apr 13 previous thread Really would have been easier to carry on with old thread than start another. No, create an account now. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/193664-30-bios-update-floppy-drive

Please be aware of the possible implications of flashing before you proceed and ALSO make sure that: 1. Join the community here, it only takes a minute. Fruit Bat /\0/\ 20:51 08 Apr 13 Copy to the CD with the BIOS update and run it from the CD Pages 1 2 >> Next… This thread is now locked Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate.

Including count of a result in the main query? I've been told other ppl have seen this before (on other hardware/softwares) and been able to fix it with a BIos update.. Salamander7 14:28 08 Apr 13 I appreciate your response, Fruitbat. I recently dug it out of trash and tried to resurrect it..

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My mobo is P5K SE/EPU and the BIOS version is 0201. Any ideas? Maxi (11 items) CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAMI7 4790KAsus Maximus Vi GeneMSI R9 290X GamingCorsair Vengeance Pro 2133MHZHard DriveCoolingOSMonitorSamsung 850 Pro 256GBCorsair H100iWindows 10 ProAsus PB278QKeyboardPowerCaseLogitech G910Corsair HX750Corsair Air 240 Already have an account? Add to the floppy your BIOS file and the flash program.Use notepad to open the Autoexec.bat on the floppy disc and add the following line and then save the file.

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I presume these instructions were not meant for my immediate use but were part of the update. check my blog Primary IDE Channel Not Working? » Thread Tools Show Printable Version Download Thread Search this Thread Advanced Search Posting Rules You may not post new threads You may not post replies cant load the loader.. is there any way i can update the bios without needing to use a floppy?

If you can't use any software from windows, but do have a cd-writer, and would like instructions on how to create a bootable cd from which you can flash your bios, In order to make it usable to also handle your bios flash files it has a cdrom driver and mscdex.exe loaded. Get the answer theaxemasterAug 1, 2006, 1:28 AM Yeah, depends on the motherboard. this content Save Current BIOS to File from the Main menu and press .

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Ask a question and give support. Login now. Salamander7 12:26 08 Apr 13 Anyone? USA Posts: 2,439 Rep: 205 (Unique: 142) Trader Rating: 3 Select All Posts By This User Quote: Originally Posted by wheth4400 I am trying your method here, and I

There's a program that "forces" a flash, like uniflash (www.uniflash.org), so he can flash his bios even on another motherboard.I've done this successfully a couple of timesAh, never knew about using Should I have copied it to the boot disc as well. I noticed there was an Autoexec batch file which I ignored. have a peek at these guys I really need some usb og cd bios flashing options and googling doesn't really help me.

Would descendants of Earth people stranded on another planet eventually forget about Earth? Fruit Bat /\0/\ 19:20 08 Apr 13 right click - open with - choose notepad Salamander7 19:55 08 Apr 13 I have discovered the way to open the batch file Ask a new question Read More Motherboards BIOS Floppy Disk Related Resources Update BIOS without floppy Possible to update bios without floppy? Anyways, contat your manufacturer or e-mail them for any software programs for automatic updating.

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