Flash BIOS

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  1. S

    Question BIOS fail. No POST, No Beep. Power cycles

    I thought I updated correctly, I didn't. I have an ACER Aspire TC-780A with 24G DDR4 RAM. The computer powers on, the power supply fan initializes, the HDD initializes, there is no beep, no POST, no display, the CPU fan does not turn on. Then the computer powers off. It restarts on its own...
  2. Majclos

    Question Can´t update BIOS on ASUS PRIME A320M-K (Selected file is not a proper BIOS)

    Hi, I need help, I have an ASUS PRIME A320M-K motherboard, I bought a new AMD Ryzen 5 4500 processor, I had to update the BIOS because of that. The original version was about 4200 and I updated it to 5606, but this processor needs version 5862, which when I try to download it, it writes to me in...
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    Question Msi x570 gaming edge wifi flash bios for 5800x

    Hello, I recently bought a new cpu ryzen 7 5800x to replace my defective ryzen 5 3600 and realized that I needed to do a flash bios update to mobo. I have left it on overnight and the usb is still flashing. Steps I have taken: Unplug from outlet and removed all components except for mobo...
  4. zor__

    Question MSI B360 gaming pro carbon no BIOS flash button ?

    HELLO, I have updated my bios threw live updated because of a USB mass storage issue and now I have an amazing brick. I can't find the flash button even in the manuel. Can someon help
  5. thomasst

    [SOLVED] ASRock AB350 - worth upgrading the BIOS?

    Hello, my PC, built in 2017, features an ASRock Fatal1ty AB350 Gaming K4 motherboard. Since I've been considering upgrading the system (a NVMe boot disk, more RAM, possibly overclocking the CPU...), the issue of BIOS/UEFI has come up. Namely, the BIOS version on my motherboard appears to be...
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    Question B350 Gaming Pro Carbon BIOS Flash Failure

    TLDR: I updated my b350’s BIOS to the most recent non-beta version available on MSI’s support site to be able to upgrade my Ryzen 7 1700 to a Ryzen 9 3900x. Nothing bricked but my PC will no longer post; after the very first flash update that I did, it would post, could use the PC for a few...
  7. Serrado

    Question Black Screen After GPU Bios Flash

    Hi I have an rx 580 as a secondary gpu, which i flashed the bios and now my pc won't start, only a black screen appears, not even bios show up. I have onother gpu (my primary), that are connected to monitor and when i disconnect the rx 580 the pc start normally. I saved the original bios but i...
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    [SOLVED] Help with BIOS on Asrock B550 Extreme4 ?

    Hello. I purchased this motherboard and plan to purchase a Ryzen 5 5600x to go along with it. However this board is one BIOS update away from supporting the cpu. This board also does not seem to have a usb flash option by all means that I can tell. My question is, if anyone is familiar with...
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    Question PC doesnt POST. MSI 550 Gaming Plus mobo

    I updated the mobo for it to work with a 5600x with the Bios Flash. Then when I turn it on, all the LED from the debug thingy are off with the exeption of the Boot LED which means that there inst any booting system I connect the usb with windows and restar from the case CPU led goes on and...
  10. joosicky

    Question Dell Vostro 3360 - Upgrading Ram? Think Again!

    So i recently tryed to upgrade my ram on my vostro 3360 laptop. Silly me! İt was a 4 GB laptop which works without any problem. Then i found the same exact ram to upgrade it to 8 GB. Put the ram and hit the button. Voila it works no problem. Shut it down and hit the power button again, nope no...
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    [SOLVED] Biostar RX 580 4GB Original Bios Wanted!Needed!Help!Thanks!

    Hi guys, hope you guys are good - I bought a Ryzen gaming PC and the guy who sold it to us said it had a Gigabyte version of the RX 580 4GB I double checked and asked a few times before ahead before making a conscious decision on where or it I should buy it. Anyway once the PC arrived, we did...
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    [SOLVED] MSI B550 Gaming Edge Wifi won't boot with AMD Ryzen 7 5800X ?

    I recently (today) built a new PC. Containing these parts: Motherboard: MSI B550 Gaming Edge Wifi CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 5800X CPU FAN: Noctua NH-D15 GPU: Nvidia GTX 1080 (will soon be replaced as soon as my RTX 3080 arrives) RAM: 16GB corsair Vengeance LPX (3200Mhz)...
  13. JunkSniperJoe

    [SOLVED] Turning on Mobo outside of case and BIOS flashback.

    I have an Asus Tuf x570 Pro Wifi and I want to build outside the case to check for any issues. The mobo doesn't have a power button, but I've been told I can jump the board by placing a screwdriver between the power + and - pins. Is this true? I also wanted to know how to safely turn the board...
  14. Sameann

    Question accidentaly installed rx5700 bios into rx580

    Hi everyone, i accidentaly installed rx5700 bios into rx580 gpu while modding rx5700. Now card won't let me post into bios. When i boot with 2nd card and rx580 without power (just pci-e) card looks rx5700 in device manager. imgur : My Device Manager What sould i do ? No dual bios btw
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    Question Restarting PC and No Longer Boots Up (Black Screen on Monitor)

    Hi all, Just thought I would post and ask what the heck is going on after trying to debug it. Recently built my computer with the following components: Gigabyte Aorus B450 PRO WIFI AMD Ryzen 5 3600 Gigabyte Geforce RTX 3070 Gaming OC 8GB EVGA 750 W PSU It functioned for about a month...
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    [SOLVED] Does MSI MPG B550 Gaming Plus Support Zen 3 Out of the Box?

    Looking to get the MSI MPG B550 GAMING PLUS tonight since my Ryzen 7 5800X should be coming soon. Will this board support it out of the box, or will I have to flash the bios? Also what would the bios flashing process be like if I don’t have a older cpu to flash it with? (I’ve heard that’s how it...
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    [SOLVED] Is the Problem my Motherboard, CPU, or RAM?

    I am building a new pc with a 3rd gen ryzen 5 5600X cpu on an Asus Tuf Gaming X570 plus (wifi) motherboard. My rgb and fans are running, but I am unable to post bios. I am getting an led warning on my motherboard for the DRAM, but as far as I can tell it is all fine, with multiple tests...
  18. KanyeJ19

    [SOLVED] PC Shutdown during BIOS Update

    Hello all This post is for a friend's computer. They had a friend over to do a BIOS update on their PC and during the update, using Gigabyte Q-Flash. The PC shut down/crashed to a degree. We all agree that the motherboard might be bricked. So far they've tried removing CMOS battery for 7...
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    [SOLVED] Brand new x570 Gaming Plus MSI mobo + brand new Ryzen 5600x — computer powers on but no display and stuck in flash bios for over an hour now..

    Like the title says. The bios update I am using is from the 4th of November (version 7C37vAB / Updated AMD AGESA ComboAm4v2PI 1.1.0.0 Patch C) and it's on a FAT32 USB drive. Do I just let it go over night or is this abnormal? No display so I can't even tell if it's updating or what percentage...
  20. S

    [SOLVED] How do I update bios to support ryzen 5000 without a cpu?

    I just recently bought an asrock B550 Phantom Gaming 4 mobo. I'm planning to get the new ryzen 5600x but I don't have an old amd cpu to check bios version or to update the bios. How do I go about making sure the bios is the latest driver that will support the 5600x. Is there a way to flash the...
  21. Question RX580 No Display Flashed as RX590 Restore BIOS help

    Hi! All, I got a Sapphire Nitro+ RX580 4GB Graphics card from Ebay. It works as system boots fine caps lock works fine but I get no display output from Display port, HDMI or DVI on both BIOS switches. Putting an old spare HD7750 into the primary PCI-E and the RX580 in the 2nd PCI-E I can see...
  22. Z

    [SOLVED] Driver installed bios flashing

    Hello, So recently i bought a secondhand rx 580 8gb nitro+, the seller said that he flashed the bios because he tried to mine with the card And i was planning to reflash it's bios to its original factory bios, should install the driver before or after flashing the card ?, And also should i...
  23. slater ohm

    Question RX 580 MSI Armor 4GB OC base core clock 1160 mhz, BIOS issue?

    Hello everyone. Bought this card second hand. EDIT: found out if was from a mining batch confirmed. When I use HWmonitor i noticed the clocks were off to what I expected: 1160 mhz core and 2010 mhz mem instead of the 1366 mhz core...
  24. K

    [SOLVED] Looking to Update Legacy BIOS (AMI 5.09)

    I am trying to find the appropriate firmware to update my BIOS to. I have an older system made in 2009, and traditional support for my setup is non-existent. With this being said, I am concerned about trying to flash my BIOS with wrong firmware and was hoping someone more familiar with this...
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    [SOLVED] How do you flash BIOS if PC fails post? Clarification needed.

    Hello, as the title says, I'm clarifying how to flash BIOS to a newer version if the computer fails post. I have a fat32 formatted usb drive, as well as the new bios, downloaded onto my laptop. The read me on the file I downloaded says: To perform UEFI BIOS recovery using a USB-attached device...
  26. Foyboi

    Question Bluescreen after flashing bios

    Just updated the bios on my Asus Z170 Pro Gaming/Aura and now my PC won’t boot. I can get to bios, but when I try to launch windows I get to the bluescreen/error screen. Windows auto troubleshoot doesnt work. I reset CMOS. I think I set bios to default settings(its kinda hard to tell). I tried...
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    Question rx 5700 not outputting image

    i got brand new system few days ago with rx 5700. it was working fine and i tried flashing rx 5700 xt bios on it so i brcked it but shortly after recovered to old bios using my old gpu. after that the card was running and stable (i played forza horizon 4 on 4k). the next day when i turned on thr...
  28. Z

    [SOLVED] Anyway to fix A9 Q code for asus crosshair vii Hero Wifi ?

    I was in the bios when my power supply died (thermaltake thoughpower RGB 650W gold), so I bought a new one (seasonic focus 850W gold) and booted my pc, everything worked until I tried to enter the bios again, and everytime I try to get into the bios, the screen just get black and I get the A9...
  29. Z

    [SOLVED] How do i flash BIOS on my ROG strix B450-f that isn't booting to BIOS with a Ryzen 5 3600x using a USB

    This is my first PC build and my motherboard and CPU are compatible but when i plug it in, it doesnt show a display on my monitor. I know its not an issue with the monitor or the GPU as even when i plug it into the motherboard it doesnt work. My friend told me i had to flash the BIOS but i dont...
  30. Killerjockel

    Question MSI B450 Gaming: Mysterious BIOS issues

    Hi community One month ago I built a new PC. It consists of the MSI B450 Gaming PLUS (mATX) Motherboard, the AMD Ryzen 5 3600, a Radeon RX 570 and runs on 16GB RAM. I knew I had to update the BIOS before using the system since the B450 mainboards don't have stock support of the Ryzen 3000 CPUs...
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    [SOLVED] GPU bios flashing

    I have a xfx RX 580 8gb gts black edition clocked at 1405 mHz. The new rx 590 fatboy came out recently, with a clock of 1580mHz with same memory clock as my card (2000mHz) am I going to be able to flash the bios and make it work? By that I mean, has anyone tried it and will the card break...
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    [SOLVED] MSI Motherboard Flash

    I've been thinking about building a gaming PC for a while, the M/B I was thinking about a MSI B360M Gaming PLus, and I'd like to buy a i5-9400F, the problem is that you need to flash the BIOS in order for the Motherboard to support the processor, will I be able to enter the BIOS with the 9th gen...
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    Question Trying to flash bios in ez flash 2 on m5a78l-m/usb3 motherboard

    I have an asus m5a78l-m/usb3 and i wanted to flash the bios back to an earlier version because im having troubles. I wrote an earlier bios rom file from their official driver page onto a usb 2.0 sancruzer flash drive. I formatted it both ntfs and fat32 and it said there was no update file when i...
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    Question Zapped BIOS - I thought

    Hi All -- ASUS F555LA laptop (i5; W8 originally; 1TB HDD; "2014.09.20" on inside of case) -- My friend was finally persuaded by ASUS Live to do an update. I take it that it was a BIOS update. It came up with text on a blue screen, saying that it was erasing her flash drive, so she turned it...
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    Question Flashing BIOS

    I don’t know where to post this thread so I’m just gonna post it here sorry in advanced I got PC parts for Christmas and well I got a AMD Ryzen 3 2200G but of course my dumb self got the wrong motherboard after specifically reading that these motherboards aren’t compatible wih Raven-Ridge CPU’s...
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    Question GTX 1070 TI bought it yesterday now its dead. Flash bios or no?

    All of the hardware is fresh from the box less than 1 week old Intel Core i5 8400 RAM Kingston 2 x 8 GB 2666Mhz Mobo MSI B360M Pro-VH PSU Cooler Master MWE 650W Full Modular rated 80+ Gold Certified SSD UV500 m.2 240Gb Kingston HDD Seagate Barracuda 1TB GPU GTX 1070 TI ASUS Cerberus...
  37. Question [ask]Determine the right bios chip on the motherboard?

    Hy.. i need to find the right bios chip on my laptop.. How to determine the right bios chip? My laptop is lenovo g40-45 And this is the picture.. I find one of chip (3rd pic) that the most very close to the shape of bios chip.. But i dont see the brand name like MX Etc on this chip.. This is...
  38. M

    hdd install ?

    what would happen if i would install a hdd wrong i installed one and it came with a cable that goes to the hdd and then to the motherboard and one cable from the PSU and to the hdd and i want to install another one but the cable thats suposed to go to the motherboard comes from the PSU and it...
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    Laptop black screen after changing settings in BIOS

    Laptop Model : Asus N46VZ OS : Windows 10 what i change in BIOS settings are : ■ Launch CSM - Disabled ■Fastboot - Disabled ■Secure Boot - Disabled after that, i press F10 to save changes and exit. laptop will restart, but when restart i got black screen. Keyboard light, Notification Light...
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    4GB out of 8GB detected on Windows 7 Home Premium

    As the title says, windows is only showing that I have 4GB of RAM installed when in fact, I have 8GB of RAM installed. I am using 2 Corsair XMS DDR3 RAM units on my motherboard. My motherboard is a Gigabyte F2A88X-D3H. My CPU is an AMD A10-5800K. And my display device or graphics card is a...