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BIOS flashing gone wrong (maybe)

Discussion in 'Motherboards & Memory' started by pagalms, Aug 20, 2008.

  1. pagalms

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    Hey!
    I bought Asus M2N-E for OCing. Flashed in newest M2N-E BIOS - everything was ok. Since M2N-E is made on M2N SLI Deluxe PCB and 95% of board's layout are the same, I flashed Deluxe BIOS in my M2N-E. And again, everything worked fine and i got few more options in BIOS for better OC. Did some oc and result was ~300MHz lower oc than with previous bios with the same settings, so i decided to flash back M2N-E BIOS. Flashed in BIOS which i backed up before flashing to Deluxe BIOS. BIOS flashed without problems (i used AWDFLASH). Turned board off, cleared CMOS and now it doesn't want to boot. Green onboard LED is on, fans are spinning, but no signal on monitor. Tried diffenrent VGA, different CPU, clearing CMOS few times, tried ASUS fix and nothing... :banghead:
    Yes, BIOS chip is removable, but is this the only way to wake it up?
     
  2. kyle2020 Guest

    dont ASUS boards have the crash free bios utility? mine does, can that help?
     
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    Take out the battery and let it sit for a day.:) Ok, mabye a couple hours, but if that doesn't work, lit it sit a while longer.
     
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    Yes, this board has it.
    From Asus:
    I have bootable USB flash and working BIOS file. What else do i need (i got only board, nothing came with it)?
     
  5. kyle2020 Guest

    you just boot into bios and us the EZ-flash system im guessing?
     
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    For flashing i used bootable USB stick, DOS and AWDFLASH.
     
  7. kyle2020 Guest

    A. try erockers suggestion, let it stand and drain away its power to fully reset the bios.

    B. if not, try re-flashing to the previous WORKING bios using the bios menu flash tool.
     
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    Ok i'll try what erocker said.
    ATM i can't get into BIOS, because no signal to monitor.
    But knowing Asus it can die and ressurect at any time.
     
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    It doesn't worked :rockout:
    Oh well, i'll try to get working chip to do a hotflash.
     
  10. kyle2020 Guest

    ouch - keep us posted!
     
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