Not sure what is wrong

By ridejumpfly
Dec 10, 2007
  1. I attempted to use @BIOS from Gigabyte and update from F4 to F10 since I wanted to upgrade my CPU . It showed an error at about 87% complete. Write error. I assumed it didn't complete and turned off the computer. This morning after the usual load the screen goes blank when the windows screen usually opens up. I cleared CMOS and reset to defaults in BIOS setup and it is still the same. The screen is getting power but it does not run past this point. I boot up from the xp cd and it got to the point that it says setup is starting windows. It does not get past this point.

    Giga-byte K8NS Ultra-939
    AMD 64 3500+ 200Mhz, Windows XP SP1.


  2. Daveskater

    Daveskater Banned Posts: 1,687

    Hello, ridejumpfly, and welcome to Techspot :wave:

    Please take a moment to read the following threads to make your experience here as enjoyable as possible :)

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    With regards to your problem, i hate to be the bringer of bad news, but if a BIOS update fails, it usually ends up in your motherboard being a big, expensive paperweight :(
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