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If a BIOS flash freezes.

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#1 Matthew.


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Posted 04 July 2010 - 10:40 PM

This happened to me earlier today and it scared the living crap out of me. While it froze at the last step, I search online if it was normal for a BIOS update to take a few hours to update. I found out that it shouldn't take as long as mine did and some people mentioned that when they restarted their computer in the process, it'd mess up their system. So what I did in the process was run a system restore and it worked. I dont know if this is actually a tip or trick but it could be useful for the next person who gets screwed over o a BIOS update.

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#2 Andrew


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Posted 07 July 2010 - 03:09 PM

A Windows system restore would have no affect whatsoever on the BIOS. If the BIOS was screwed up, you wouldn't even be able to boot the computer, let alone use Windows.

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Posted 09 July 2010 - 05:52 PM

Now you can update your BIOS using Windows tools. My Gigabyte motherboard does this and if it fails, you are still inside Windows. So you can re-flash the BIOS with older backup.

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