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Old 09-25-2005, 07:44 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Problem after BIOS update.

I downloaded the correct new BIOS for my motherboard and flashed it the correct way. It seemed to flash it smoothy and said "PASS" at the end. I restarted it but the system wouldn't POST it just keeps beeping over and over again. I looked up the beep code and it says "DRAM Error" which seems odd.

I can still boot it from the backup BIOS. I tried copying the Backup BIOS back onto the main one but it didn't seem to work .


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Old 09-25-2005, 08:17 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Oh my God.. I'm never updating my BIOS again..EVER..even if someone holds a gun to my head.

I just fixed it now and I am back where I was before!

All praise the Dual BIOS!

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Old 09-25-2005, 08:57 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I LOVE dual BIOS for that exact reason. What you have a Gigabyte mobo dual BIOS? Glad to hear you got that worked out..what was the problem? also what was the original problem that you are trying to correct with the flash?
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Old 09-25-2005, 09:15 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Well I wanted to update because I wanted e-stepping for my CPU. I tried to Update to the newest BIOS. Tried to flash the following:


K9: CPU Code **Didn't work** (Wouldn't POST)
K8: Dual Core support **Didn't work** (Wouldn't POST)
K7: E-stepping supprt **Worked**
K6: Current BIOS **Worked**

Do you think the other two BIOS flashes didn't work because I don't have a dual core CPU? Or because my RAM is in single channel mode?

Anyway the GA-K8NXP-SLi K7 Update worked so I updated from K6 to K7.
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