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Old 10-26-2003, 04:46 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Abit NF7V2.0 flashed with wrong bios

A friend of mine decided to update his bios to newer version, he assumed it was a Abit NF7V and now is stuck with a board which now wont boot up :freak: .

Now the fool has asked for my help, I have the same motherboard but I cannot find any information in my manual.

Is there anyway of recovering bios without having to buy a new reprogrammed chip or sending it for repairs?

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Old 10-26-2003, 09:41 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Well could you just download a bios update boot disk or something like that, and just re-flash it at boot?

im not entirly sure, but if Bell or anyone else can tell exactly, it be appreciated, id like to know as well.

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Old 10-28-2003, 04:35 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Thanks for the useful advice again. It seems I'll have to do the hot swap as he hasnt got allot of cash to waste.

I'll do a bit of research before I start though, as it sounds pretty dangerous working on it whilst its turned on.
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Old 10-28-2003, 10:35 PM   #4 (permalink)
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clear cmos!
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