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Scanning BIOS Image in hard drive, Bios auto recovering.....

Wed Aug 08, 2012 5:48 am

Hello..
the other day i wanted to turn on my working computer and this is what I got on the black screen:
Scanning BIOS Image in hard drive
Bios auto recovering................(infinite dots while autorecovering) I left it to auto-recover but it couldn't
I reseted it few times but didn't help. reseted the battery, set a jumper to CLR_CMOS but didn't help...

How can I flash BIOS if I can't even get to POST ??

Thank you in advance
 
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Re: Scanning BIOS Image in hard drive, Bios auto recovering.

Wed Aug 08, 2012 6:00 am

Most new BIOS(s) support flashing from USB Stick automaticlly,

Try downloading the bios into a USB stick ( on FAT, not NTFS ) and insert it into the back panel of the computer.
Then turn on the computer.
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Re: Scanning BIOS Image in hard drive, Bios auto recovering.

Wed Aug 08, 2012 7:03 am

And how could bios know to boot from USB?
Does it work just like that?
Oh... remembered that i already tried that :D
 
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Re: Scanning BIOS Image in hard drive, Bios auto recovering.

Wed Aug 08, 2012 7:11 am

It depends on the motherboard - sometimes you need to rename the file to something very specific for the auto recovery to grab it, and not all boards support doing that. More info about your specs would be required, I think.
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Re: Scanning BIOS Image in hard drive, Bios auto recovering.

Wed Aug 08, 2012 8:07 am

It is an Gigabyte GA 8I865P-G Mainboard
 
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Re: Scanning BIOS Image in hard drive, Bios auto recovering.

Wed Aug 08, 2012 8:21 am

ahh.....

this is a p4 mobo, I doubt flash from USB is available, maybe via floppy disk.

other then that, I don't have much else to offer
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Re: Scanning BIOS Image in hard drive, Bios auto recovering.

Wed Aug 08, 2012 10:56 am

I tried the USB with HDD disconnected and it doesn't recognize it..
Can't find a empty floppy, will try to find it

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