Flashing modded BIOS on ASUS P8Z77-V LK

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  1. dweller

    dweller MDL Junior Member

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    I've successfully updated the Intel RST OROM and the Realtek PXE ROM using APTIO MMTool, but am having difficulty flashing. I have a ASUS P8ZZ7-V LK and it has no BIOS Flashback button. Both ASUS EZ Flash 2 and the BUpdater DOS application will not flash, complaining of a security verification failure. The motherboard manual is very vague in the BIOS recovery procedure. I tried renaming it to the proper .CAP filename and placing it on a USB flash drive formatted with FAT32 and rebooting, but nothing happened.

    Is there any way to flash a modified BIOS on this board?
     
  2. dweller

    dweller MDL Junior Member

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    Nobody has a clue?
     
  3. messerchmidt

    messerchmidt MDL Novice

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    having the same issue. you need to do the older perm dmi mod, and then flash the bios. you can also just ask for someone to mod you a file that passes the security ver.
     
  4. _patrik_

    _patrik_ MDL Member

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    I use the Asus P8Z77-V LX motherboard, same family, and this kind of motherboards are very easy for modding because the original bios is

    already equipped with the Slic 2.0 bin.

    I modded using the 2.11 version of the Andy tool:
    http://forums.mydigitallife.net/thr...eplace-SLIC-in-Phoenix-Insyde-Dell-EFI-BIOSes.

    Modded the last 1404 bios for the P8Z77-V LX using the above tool, using only manufacturer: Asus and SLIC File: Asus.bin Dynamic method.

    The first - flashed with the bios EZ flash tool using the original 1404 bios file, after reboot flashed using the bios modded file.

    You can check all using the Slic Toolkit v.3.2

    Handle with care!

    I use to buy a spare bios chip with included bios for my modding (the bios chip is socket mounted), with about 10 € I am sure.
     
  5. charnow

    charnow MDL Novice

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    How do you activate Win 7? Slic Toolkit errors with no SLP found, running slmgr -dli in Windows reports unactivated, still in initial grace period.
     
  6. dweller

    dweller MDL Junior Member

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    I am not interested in SLIC 2.1 because I'm on Windows 8. I am interested in flashing a modified BIOS with updated option ROMs, does anybody know how to modify the BIOS and allow it to be flashed using a DOS tool or the BIOS's own flash utility?
     
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    dweller MDL Junior Member

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    Will that procedure work with a .CAP file instead of .ROM?
     
  9. LatinMcG

    LatinMcG Bios Borker

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    LatinMcG Bios Borker

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    Update: its been mentioned that flashrom can be unstable. use FPT.exe flash programing tool to do this same procedure.
     
  11. gavin8857

    gavin8857 MDL Novice

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    #12 gavin8857, Mar 24, 2013
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    Hi LatinMcG,
    Would you please teach me,how to flash the modded bios with FPT.exe flash programing tool step by step? and,how do i edit the backup.bat & flash.bat files?
    BIG thanks!!!!!!!
    :rolleyes:
     
  12. conghoaxa1

    conghoaxa1 MDL BIOS/EFI Modifier

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  13. Tito

    Tito Super Mod / Adviser
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    Check your PM; I post an alternate method.

    ;)
     
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  14. gavin8857

    gavin8857 MDL Novice

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    Thank you very much!It's really a great method:biggrin::D:worthy:
     
  15. Tito

    Tito Super Mod / Adviser
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    Yah, thanh2h made the tutorial.

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    gavin8857 MDL Novice

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    Thank you very much,you're a great cooker:chef:!!!:hug::groupwave:
     
  17. gavin8857

    gavin8857 MDL Novice

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    big big big thanks:hug2:
     
  18. conghoaxa1

    conghoaxa1 MDL BIOS/EFI Modifier

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    gavin8857 MDL Novice

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