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Old 03-10-2007, 10:51 AM   #1 (permalink)
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While trying to update my bios (matherboard Gigabyte 8pemt4) everithyng went ok but after reboot i recieved:

Award BootBlock BIOS v1.0
BIOS ROM checksum error
detecting floppy drive a media...
insert system disk and press enter

i took out the batery left it one hour and stil the same problem, i took the batery out again and left it 10 hours and stil the same, i created a bootable disk with these flash files provided for my type of matherboard flash872 8pemt4.f4, trying to update like explaned in the gigabyte page (a:\flash872 8pemt4.f4) the system does nothing.

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sounds like the update went screwy....

your system rom hardware may be bad from the update which means a new mob is needed. why did you update anyways?

Did you reconfigure your bios afterwards?

can you boot from a cd to possibly repair the installation just incase it isnt bad hardware?
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Old 03-10-2007, 11:00 AM   #3 (permalink)
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i bought a 250 gb hdd and it dident recognize it all, so i was sugested to flesh my bios, i canot boot from cd only from flopy beacouse it is the only device proposed by the system
thanks and HELP!!!!
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my suggestion is a new mobo but im not a hardware guru cuz hardware is boring, have you tried flashing it from a floppy?
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i created a ms-dos boot disk and past the flash files in the floppy what i did, but when it starts the updating the system frezees, the setup files come with a autoexec.bat file cointaining a:\flash872 8pemt4.f4, and all i see is this and nothing is done, just the folowing lines are printend in the screen (a:\flash872 8pemt4.f4) i can hear that the files are read from the floppy but nothing hapens
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IMO, your mobo is done for.

how old is it?

what interface is the hdd?
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i have an ata hdd
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sata or pata?
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