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ASUS motherboard forced me to flash, flash apparently failed.

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by GeforceGT210, Jul 23, 2011.

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  1. GeforceGT210

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    One of my XMS2 sticks failed, so I took the stick out, went into BIOS and loaded default settings. I pressed F10 and saved settings. My computer abruptly shut off and turned back on to go to "boot block" My BIOS got corrupted for no apparent reason. It asked to be fed a CD or USB drive, so I went to my laptop, downloaded the M4A785M BIOS and renamed it, quick formatted the flash drive to NTFS, and put it in the machine. The machine read the flash drive, erased, programmed, and told me to reboot to get system back. Now nothing, just a blank screen, no POST. All fans and lights, the hard drive turns on. I have replaced both sticks with a cheap 2GB PNy stick confirmed working. RAM is not the issue.
     
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  3. Mark1956

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    Edit.

    Just noticed you are running a duplicate thread. This one will be removed.
     
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    Do not post dup threads for the same problem. I will close this one.
     
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