NEED Help repairing orginal BIOS!!

Discussion in 'BIOS Mods' started by tomuch, Aug 18, 2015.

  1. tomuch

    tomuch MDL Novice

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    I am new to this and not a pc teck. I have a HP Pavillion M8400F with ECS MCP61PM-HM rev 2.1 motherboard that i bought second hand. Some how i updated the bios with the wrong one. Now it says my pc is a gateway. I have tried going to HP and installing the right bios for the pc but it keeps rejecting it. And i have been pulling my hair out not knowing how to fix it. I have even tried to flash it with winflash and the correct bios. And still rejects it.The organial bios was a Phoenix LTD. ver. 5.17. Any help i would be greatful.... Thanks ahead of time
     
  2. Tito

    Tito Super Mod / Adviser
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    #3 Tito, Aug 18, 2015
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    It uses Phoenix Award bios, so you need to use AWDFLASH.

    Latest bios is 5.29; force flash using AWDFLASH from pure DOS:
    Code:
    awdflash BIOS_FILE_NAME /cc/cd/cp/py/R
    Use the SLIC modded version if you want SLIC 2.1 (ask NoJuan999 to update it).
     
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