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Bad Flash Screen Wont come up

By karm
Mar 28, 2006
  1. Hi, i was flashing my bios when mid-way through i got a power cut. Now when i try and turn my pc on its turns on but nothing comes up. Ive tried plugging it into the onboard and my gfx card and neither work. I have also tried a different monitor

    Motherboard: PC-CHIPS M863G(V5.1A)

    EDITL: Argh it seems i was flashing with the wrong bios anyway i was using:
    M863G(V1.5A)
    instead of
    M863G(V5.1A)
    is there anyway to reset this
     
  2. Didou

    Didou Bowtie extraordinair! Posts: 4,274

    Try clearing the CMOS (there should be a jumper on the board for that, RTFM). You can also remove the battery at the same time, it can always help.

    Otherwise if you can find someone with the same motherboard, you can swap BIOS chips, turn on your system & while it's powered on, you remove the chip, replace it with the corrupt one & reprogram it.

    If you do not know someone with the same motherboard, yours is shot. Get a new one.
     
  3. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    More alternatives:
    An online service that will send you a new BIOS chip.
    An EEPROM programming device.

    All this assumes that your EEPROM actually is removable.. Some mobo makers solder them - go fetch your soldering iron and put your mad skills to test *g*
     
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