tn too big for his boots ! Fried my first board.....oh dear never mind...Next !

Discussion in 'BIOS Mods' started by tnx, Apr 5, 2010.

  1. tnx

    tnx MDL Expert

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    Hi all...

    Well i supose it had to happen at some point. Last night it did.
    I was given and old tower with some bits in,plugged it an and it all worked a treat.Nowt special but would do to have a mess with.

    Could not help my self.

    Cheked the board out, Asrock k7s8x. Checked the Asrock site,yes there they are,drivers and a BIOS update.Quickly downloaded.
    Within a few moments i had flashed the BIOS to the latest one. All was well.
    Could i leave it there. A nice litte system just to mess with,run some dodgy keygens etc on. NO ! I had to go one step too far.

    Onto the BIOS mod tool. Lets add SLIC 2.1 i thought.......The tool liked the BIOS file,it liked everything else and worked a treat.

    i flashed this new BIOS.......

    Oh !!!!!!

    Why wont it work..:confused:

    I then decided to check out the forums on this board. Searching finds it's a pig and not many folk have had much luck.

    Not worried or indeed bothered at my mistake. The screws will come in handy. :biggrin:

    Seen the same board on ebay. Gunna keep my eye on it. If i get it i will read more about just adding XP SLP info to the board.

    I have realised, i have learnt a lot but there are loads and loads still to learn.

    :biggrin:
     
  2. domski

    domski MDL Novice

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    Can you just not buy bios chip programmed £6 or so?
     
  3. tnx

    tnx MDL Expert

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    Not looked mate....

    Wouldn't know how to change one anyway to be honest.
     
  4. urie

    urie Moderator
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    if you just want to add slp1.0 for xp check out the DMI boot cd in xp section really safe to use and your not flashing the bios also note that most ASRock mothereboards have no bios recovery in them.
     
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  6. tnx

    tnx MDL Expert

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    You are right..

    Infact the BIOS chip is now sat in a littlle bag on my mantle piece.

    £10 for a new one.....