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    Re: I tihkn i've messed up my computer. Any help would be would be welcome.

    It's really not that hard - (see here)

    Dead easy if you've got the kind of chip that has not been soldered.
    But if you are set on buying a new board ( I wouldn't blame you, I love getting new hardware ) then no worries.
    You could even do both and sell on the DS3 ?
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    Re: I tihkn i've messed up my computer. Any help would be would be welcome.

    I reflash BIOS for people who ask nicely
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    Re: I tihkn i've messed up my computer. Any help would be would be welcome.

    Quote Originally Posted by Agent View Post
    I reflash BIOS for people who ask nicely
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    Re: I tihkn i've messed up my computer. Any help would be would be welcome.

    You could try clearing the CMOS
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    Re: I tihkn i've messed up my computer. Any help would be would be welcome.

    Quote Originally Posted by Mithrandir View Post
    You could try clearing the CMOS
    I have tried matey.

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    Re: I tihkn i've messed up my computer. Any help would be would be welcome.

    oh go on.... buy a new board, you know you want to
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    Re: I tihkn i've messed up my computer. Any help would be would be welcome.

    Quote Originally Posted by Jay View Post
    oh go on.... buy a new board, you know you want to
    Haha, I've already put an offer in for one.

    However, saving my DS3 and ~£50 is the favoured option still.

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    Re: I tihkn i've messed up my computer. Any help would be would be welcome.

    Most Gigabyte boards have a bios backup chip facility and sometimes you can recover a bad flash with a floppy disk and the right software. What is the exact model of your board?

    I also have an Eprom programmer so could do it if your really stuck.

    When you start the machine does it try to read from the floppy? If yes I'd say you could recovery it with a floppy. You would need to get the bios flash utility and bios file from Gigabyte website put them on a bootable floppy and create an autoexec file to run the flash utility. It is all easy to do.
    Last edited by Sputnik; 25-12-2008 at 06:40 PM.

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    Re: I tihkn i've messed up my computer. Any help would be would be welcome.

    Just had a look at the gigabyte website for this board.

    Virtual Dual BIOS
    BIOS crash free protection with physical BIOS and Xpress BIOS Rescue.
    Look in your manual and it should tell you how to rescue the bios. Did you do the flash from windows/Q Flash utility?
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    Re: I tihkn i've messed up my computer. Any help would be would be welcome.

    try asus or abit i personally think their better (that is if u will be overclocking)

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    Re: I tihkn i've messed up my computer. Any help would be would be welcome.

    Quote Originally Posted by morda8 View Post
    abit
    yeah, that could be a problem
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