I´m thinking of flashing my BIOS with one modified by myself, using the tools available. I want to activate Windows 7 without loader, and there´s no SLIC table in my BIOS (built the box myself). The process to modify the BIOS was not hard at all, thanks to the detailed instructions posted here. I´ve made two versions, one with HP stuff and the other with Dell. It is a Gigabyte P35 DS4 rev. 2.0 motherboard with Award BIOS. I´m an experienced computer techie and must have flashed hundreds of BIOS during the years, and i´ve not had one single bricked motherboard. My question is, will flashing with my modified BIOS mean that the risk of bricking the mobo is bigger than flashing with a genuine BIOS from the motherboard manufacturer? What bad things can occur? If the flashing is reported successful, can the mobo still be bricked? And if the flashing reports unsuccessful without bricking the mobo, can i flash it back to original BIOS without problem? I know that for example a power outage during flashing can do really bad things, but if nothing like that occurs, is flashing with a "homemade" BIOS as "safe" as flashing with a genuine one?