Flashing modded BIOS with Qflash? (Gigabyte mainboard)

Discussion in 'BIOS Mods' started by australis, Nov 6, 2009.

  1. australis

    australis MDL Novice

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    Hi, I read many posts about modding my own bios. And it seems I modded mine succesfully. But I'd like to know if I can flash my mainboard with the qflash utility within the BIOS. I don't have a floppy driver that's why I use qflash most of the time. Any idea?
     
  2. 911medic

    911medic MDL Guru

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    You can, but most people use a flash drive and make it bootable..Do you need help with this???FLASHSPI is best, but I think QFlash is acceptable...

    @BIOS is NOT ACCEPTABLE.....:cool:
     
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  3. kvic

    kvic MDL Junior Member

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    That's the way I flash my board three times so far and no problems.
     
  4. australis

    australis MDL Novice

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    #4 australis, Nov 6, 2009
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    Hey, I use bootable usb flash drive from time to time, how come I couldn't think of that :) Ok now I have 2 options. Should I prefer flashpi over qflash? And why?




    ps: Should I flash the original bios first before the modded one? (I have F11c on mainboard, but modded the latest one F11e. )
     
  5. donaldtone

    donaldtone MDL Novice

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    I use @bios flash in windows vista several times, no problem at all.
     
  6. Yen

    Yen Admin
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    flashpi from pure DOS. To flash from pure DOS is IMO the best way at Gigabyte bios. And yes, flash the original bios before.
     
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  7. 911medic

    911medic MDL Guru

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    You got lucky "several times"...:D:D
     
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  8. australis

    australis MDL Novice

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    Thanks Yen, Should I use any parameters with pflashpi?
     
  9. YIN

    YIN MDL Member

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    dont try your luck on X64 windows
     
  10. Michel

    Michel MDL Expert

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    I agree with Medic and Yen because @bios gaved me sometimes a failure at startup (Power up the pc and after 3-4 seconds my pc turned off because it couldnt pass the bios check) after 6-8 months i knew where the problem came from. I flashed my bios with FLASHSPI and now all the ''startup'' problems are gone.

    I never would notice this if i didnt mod my bios and used the tool for it (i always thought my mobo had a problem), i always flashed with @bios because i didnt have a usb flash drive. From now on i never will use a windows flash utility.