Brick after bios update?

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  1. PrometheusUK

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    #1 PrometheusUK, Dec 4, 2009
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    Bricked motherboard after bios update- solved

    Hi

    I updated modded bios (F6 with slic from this forum, thx:mad:...) via qflash on my Gigabyte GA-MA790GP-DS4H. But after restart it wont boot nor post, all is black, no beeps but fans is spinning.
    I tried to reset CMOS or take battery out, but it wont help.

    Its any chance to make this MB working or MB is definitely K.O.?
    Why the Dualbios wont helped?

    I had to update bios to F6 because it support newer CPUs.

    Thank you for any help.

    PS: I dont no whats wrong but this is my third MB which is "bricked" with modded F6 bios.:confused:
     
  2. genuine555

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    Did you request a personnal mod or took one that was allready done ?
     
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    #4 genuine555, Dec 4, 2009
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    Gigabyte MA790GP-DS4H ver. F5 : Award
    slic=Dell, slp=Dell, method=ssv3, mod Busykid508, tested throbber

    Says the F5 is tested by throbber, so that should work, but ppl have had some issues with Gigabyte boards.
    So you should request a personal mod in the bios request section. It'll be modded for your motherboard exclusively, and will certainly up the chances of success.

    As for your mobo, you think you could reflash it ? I would say rather not, cause it apparently doesn't post ?


    EDIT : can't seem to find the f6. Where'd you get it exactly ?
     
  4. PrometheusUK

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    #5 PrometheusUK, Dec 4, 2009
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    I would like to reflash, but how when MB wont boot nor post, all is black, no beeps but fans is spinning?:confused:

    Here:
    http://forums.mydigitallife.net/posts/155804373
     
  5. genuine555

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    #6 genuine555, Dec 4, 2009
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    It's probably not tested yet on other machines.

    When removing the battery, have you waited at least 5 minutes before putting it back in place ?

    If that don't work, the only typical remedy is to physically replace the chip on the motherboard in which the BIOS is stored with one containing a working BIOS for that motherboard. That probably means going back to the manufacturer of your motherboard.

    Sucks bigtime. But really it's always best to request a mod for your own when a pre modded bios hasn't been tested or reported working yet.

    gen
     
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  7. groovesection

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    @ PrometheusUK

    When you removed the CMOS battery was the power lead still plugged into the PSU?

    Remove the power lead from the PSU and then remove the CMOS battery.
    leave it 5 mins then put the CMOS battery back in and then the power lead into the PSU,
    Cross your fingers and power her up praying for a POST

    good luck
     
  8. SixKillerLV

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    Find on your motherboard jumper "clr_cmos" (its on left side of battery), lock it and wait for a few seconds.





    PS
    Your motherboards is DualBIOS and have two BIOS onboard, a main BIOS
    and a backup BIOS. Normally, the system works on the main BIOS. However, if the main BIOS is corrupted or damaged, the backup BIOS will take over on the next system boot and copy the BIOS file to the main BIOS to ensure normal system operation. For the sake of system safety, users cannot update the backup BIOS manually.

    Make sure that the BIOS file to be flashed matches your motherboard model. Updating the BIOS with an incorrect BIOS file could cause your system not to boot at all.
     
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  9. PrometheusUK

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    #10 PrometheusUK, Dec 5, 2009
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    2 groovesection and SixKillerLV

    I tried to reset CMOS or take battery out for x-times, but it wont help.
    No post, no beep. But after connecting ATA Cdrom, it seems that something is looking ... perhaps correct bios
    (FDD doesn't work.)

    Well, but dualbios doesn't work as it should which shall be convinced for many users...

    PS: Its possible to try flash correct bios if I have no video signal, no post, no beeps from MB?
     
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  11. PrometheusUK

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    #12 PrometheusUK, Dec 5, 2009
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    Solved. With new MB modded bios works.