Forum discussion tagged with Flash.
  1. V

    Question How does the bios/uefi update work?

    if I perform a bios/uefi update, will the update go to perform a clean flash (remove old version - install new version), or will it only update the affected part? if i end up with the bios/uefi infected with malware, will the reflash/update go to remove it?
  2. P

    Question Not smooth fps games.

    Hy Guys! (CSGO) I have a very old problem. When I got this computer, I had a TV monitor, and I thought that was why the game was not smooth. Ok, I bought a 144hz monitor, when I first turned it on and played, it was so smooth for a while (1-2 hours) It stays like that, and since I bought it...
  3. Crupis

    Question Monitor not working after GPU upgrade

    Please help, My monitor flashes "analog" and "hdmi" for a couple times before going completely blank. This happens after I upgrade the GPU. The Mobo I'm using is a bit old it is a Intel Desktop Board DH77DF and the GPU is RX580. I figure it might be because im using a Mobo that is outdated or...
  4. 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...
  5. pacheko666

    [SOLVED] Help needed to identify the correct bios to reflash fake gpu ?

    Hello everyone!!! I recently picked this fake GT730 4GB DDR5 on a flea market for $1. I told myself this could be a nice chance to test my RPi spi flasher. I though I'll be able to find more info on the board, chip etc. to help me identify the real model of this card but I'm kind of stuck. If...
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    [SOLVED] BIOS flash error on Asrock X570 Phantom Gaming ITX ?

    I am attempting to update my bios to allow support for my new ryzen 5800x. My motherboard is an Asrock x570 Phantom Gaming itx. I flashed the bios like normal to 2.60 and did not get a boot with the 5800x. The system still boots with my 2700 in the system however. From reading the bios update it...
  7. P

    [SOLVED] Flash BIOS Lenovo Legion 7i

    I cant remember my BIOS password/a virus may have put one on for me...how friendly
  8. V

    [SOLVED] I need help updating BIOS

    I have the MSI Z490 UNIFY motherboard: https://www.amazon.com/MSI-Gaming-Motherboard-Socket-Triple/dp/B0876GSMZB/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=msi+unify+z490&qid=1623303045&sr=8-3 and I'm looking to update the BIOS so I can gain pcie 4.0 support. The problem is I don't have a CPU of the...
  9. C

    [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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    Question How to use a Kingston Data Traveler as a normal USB Stick?

    I have a bunch of Kingston Data Traveler USB sticks ranging in size from 16GB to 64 GB. These have a "read only" (Diskpart shows it as a CDROM) partition and a data partition, and access to the data partition is only through software in the "read only" partition, where it gets encrypted with a...
  11. 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
  12. Sammac101


    Hi everyone. This is my first post in this forum. Specs: CPU: Ryzen 5 3600xt GPU: sapphire rx580 nitro+ 8gb MOBO: ASUS prime B450 A Ram: Corsair vengeance lpx 8gb x 2 PSU: Corsair cx 450 Was having issues with my GPU. The fan readings were back to front. At 0% they would run at 3000rpm and at...
  13. R

    Question Gigabyte P35-DS3L --- BIOS update help

    Fist of all, excuse me for my bad english, since it's not my native language Hi guys, I have a Gigabyte P35-DS3L motherboard and I want to update my BIOS from F8 to F9 so I can connect a Quad core into it I'm SO afraid of doing this, I saw a lot of tutorials and seems to be a simple task with...
  14. S

    [SOLVED] Gigabyte B550 gaming x q-flash not working for Ryzen 5000

    I am building pc and am trying to use the q-flash button to update the bios to the latest version. I put the new bios on a usb and labelled it gigabyte.bin. I plugged the 24 pin and 8 pin power in. I the plugged the psu in and put the usb in the bios labelled usb slot. I press the q-flash button...
  15. T

    Question Why most browser games lag??

    Most of the games on browser which I want to play for childhood feels lag on my computer. Components: GPU: 1070 dual CPU: i5 7500 16gb ram 2tb hd and 300ssd i think
  16. ipherendv

    Question Gigabyte EP45-UD3LR (rev. 1.0) Intel Xeon E5450 (775-pin) modded upgrade BIOS flash question

    So, I am planning to buy a 775-pin modded Xeon E5450 for my Gigabyte EP45-UD3LR (rev. 1.0) motherboard and I found a modded bios for this motherboard. They claim that the microcode has been added in the BIOS. There is also a screen shot of this CPU running with this motherboard in the site I...
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    [SOLVED] Mouse becomes unresponsive, flashing lights and fans get loud

    Hello all, first time poster here! I have recently been having issues with my admittedly old Alienware desktop computer lately where it will randomly start acting up, and it does not appear to be an overheating issue, and it happens all over, so desktop, in a game, browsing etc...
  18. J

    [SOLVED] Bricked Bitlocked Dell Venue 11 how do I fix it?

    So my father may have effectively bricked a dell venue 11 he got off of ebay. He was trying to get around the Bitlocker and he believed the solution was to delete the hard drive. Needless to say that was a terrible Idea, it can no longer do system restore nor can it even factory reset, I cannot...
  19. C


    So tired going back on an update for my motherboard and I guess I did the non WiFi version of my board or somthing but I did everything right and once I restarted it wouldn’t boot up it would power on but the q-code up top was “0F” And I looked it up and it has somthing to do eight he...
  20. J

    [SOLVED] Locked from flashing to earlier BIOS - B450 Strix

    Hi guys, Trying to flash my bios on my Asus B450-I motherboard to an earlier bios to hopefully resolve some memory issues. I am getting the issue in Asus EZ Flash in the UEFI that says "Selected BIOS is not a proper BIOS", when trying to flash to an earlier BIOS. It will let me flash back to...
  21. Akshae Samson

    [SOLVED] Issue with copy speed in pendrive

    Whenever I copy something to my pendrive, the speed goes to ~30MB/s then it comes down to 0KB/s. Then again accelerates to around ~30 MB/s then again decreases gradually to 0KB/s and so on. It is really weird to copy, lets say, 1GB with this fluctuation! Tried both Fat32 and NTFS but no luck...
  22. GardenPT

    Question External Drives stop working after a while. WITCHCRAFT!

    I've had this laptop for around 5 years and never had this issue. This started to happen a few months ago, couldn't tell you exactly when. Any USB storage device that I plug into the laptop works fine initially. After some time, whether it's being used or not, it just disappears from "This PC"...
  23. icewolf461

    Question Browser Game has different log out inactivity timeout on different browsers? Why?

    Hi. So there's this Facebook flash game I play called Dance Planet. I used to be able to login once and if I refresh, I wouldn't get logged out for inactivity unless I close the browser (chrome) But lately, I don't know why, if it's a developer update (unlikely since they never fix anything...
  24. stoweo

    Question Need Help!!!I have a 8 GPU Rig, must flash SSD stuck on motherboard with baleena etcher, How can I do that?

    Hello I have a MINING RIG with 8 GPU & ASROCK H110 Motherboard, 4gb Ram, and hardrive is kind of Ram 248gb stuck on the motherboard (no Sata connection)... I need to flash a Linux OS with baleena etcher into the SSD, I only have a closed Notebook, I tought from a USB key, but I dont know how to...
  25. N

    [SOLVED] Backing up Data

    Hi, am unclear about backing data, when you do a back up, let's say its a 500 gb disk, does the backup ALSO require 500 gb to do the back up, or does imaging stuff take up less space?? what program should i use for backing up ?
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    [SOLVED] Gpu flash connector

    Everytime when i turn on pc i have 1 sec flash on my gpu close to 8+6 pin. Sometimes only one flash above 6 pin. Sometimes 8 pin. sometimes together. I see it everytime when i start pc, and sometimes when i turn off my pc, there quick flash one second before turning off. I changed my psu, now...
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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. B

    [SOLVED] what x470/b450 motherboards can be bios flashed/updated without an older cpu

    just need a motherboard that i can use a r5 3600 in
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    Question X370 Taichi won't post after BIOS update

    asrock x370 taichi 1600x g.skill fortis 2400 My computer won't post after flashing to BIOS 5.60 I followed every instuction on their web site. First was the newest AMD all-in-one driver, Second was flashing to 5.10 (worked good), and finally I flashed to 5.60 and the computer won't post. it...
  30. nick_155

    [SOLVED] Flashed GPU bios, now Motherboard won't POST

    Alright so my friend an I had made a mistake whilst flashing his GPU (RX 580) 's bios and now the pc wouldn't start up with the card installed. I figured I would be able to reflash the card back to its prior state using one of my PC's. Since his CPU did not have integrated graphics I would use...
  31. D

    [SOLVED] Is my USB thumb drive fried?

    My wife recently plugged a working SanDisk 128Gb thumb drive into the USB port of her Camry. The car did not recognize the drive and the drive became very warm to the touch. After a couple of minutes she removed the drive. We brought the drive inside, plugged it into the computer and this is...
  32. J

    Question PSU sparking & popping

    Recently when I go to turn on the power to the adapter that powers my pc, and monitors, there is a loud popping sound, and more recently visible sparks and a bright white flash. I’m using an EVGA 1000GQ gold power supply, I’ve been using it roughly a year now. I’m not sure what can have done...
  33. NightHawkRMX

    [SOLVED] Help with flashing RX480 into a 580

    I own a Sapphire Nitro+ RX480 8GB GDDR5. I repasted the card and the temperatures are good. 60s in GTA5. Full specs are in my signature! I would like to upgrade this card to a 580 for some more performance. I already downloaded a Sapphire Pulse 580 bios since low clocked for a 580, but still an...
  34. D

    Question How-to fix - ASUS Z170 Pro Gaming - No signal after BIOS update ?

    Hi everyone. Today i tried overclock my CPU and found this guide http://overclocking.guide/asus-z170-non-k-overclocking-guide/. Then find these files by searching google, download AFUWINx64.EXE and downgraded bios. Firstly said, ROM ID is not same as currently ROM ID, but i checked "skip" ROM ID...
  35. R

    Question Gpu flashes random colors during driver install

    I was reinstalling my gpu driver after unistalled it by ddu and amd clean up . And during the installation some flashing and random colors was happening on my screen. I know that flashing it is normal , but flashing with random colors it's normal ? After the installation and reboot I have...
  36. vkatsarelias

    Question microSD file system keeps getting corrupt for no obvious reason

    Since when I got my current phone (May 2018) I had to reformat my MicroSD card about 3-4 times, probably because of file system corruption. (It's a SanDisk 8GB one, for those who are wondering. And the previous owner had installed it on 2 devices, the first was a tablet and the second was my...
  37. P

    [SOLVED] USB C flash drive with encryption

    Hi all, I have a Kingston Data Traveler Vault Privacy USB 3.0 flash drive stick, which has 256-bit AES encryption, so the only way to access the data stored in the flash drive is to enter the password when plugging the USB stick into a computer. I was wondering, does anyone know if there are...
  38. supermanu15

    [SOLVED] Flashing an XFX RX 470 to an XFX RX 570?

    I have yet to see what BIOS my RX 470 has because it might be one of these: https://www.techpowerup.com/vgabios/187196/xfx-rx470-4096-160913 https://www.techpowerup.com/vgabios/185588/xfx-rx470-4096-160730 And planning to flash it to this...
  39. S

    Question PC wont boot, graphics card not giving signal to monitor, pls help!

    I cant boot my PC at all. Yesterday it worked fine, i dont know what happened. You can see in the video what happens. I turn it on, white light blinks, Gigabyte logo flashed for a second and thats it. Even the fans stop. Theres no signal to the monitor. The monitor works, i checked on the other...
  40. locate.network

    Question Please guide me in the direction of what could be causing this

    View: https://i.imgur.com/RE2T15D.gifv Manual upload because a screen rip wasn't picking up the flash. Loading thumbnail jpegs should not require a delay like this and also flash delay when closing the browser to show its not rooted in Chrome. Here are some other example and specs View...