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Bios Failed During Bios Upgrade

I was upgrading the BIOS for a GA-K8NSC-939 to the latest version ready for a CPU upgrade, but during the upgrade the "blue screen of death" was displayed and the pc crashed. Now when l try to boot the pc l get a long single beep then forward by another beep that pitch goes up and down. I have removed the battery and power and left it for 1hr and still can't get the CMOS to reset. I have also used the jumper on the CMOS pins with any luck. i can't get into the bios by press "DEL" so how can l fix this???

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  • sbrown830 Feb 24, 2009

    MB GA-K8NSC-939 with a Althon XP 3000+ everything was working perfect until bios upgrade. RAM OK.

  • sbrown830 Feb 24, 2009

    Giga byte - GA-k8NSC-939

  • neo_muc Mar 18, 2009

    After trying to update my BIOS with @BIOS, I crashed my MoBo.

    Since then the Computer doesn't even initiate the POST. No chance to get the MoBo run again...

    As the BIOS-chip of my MoBo is soldered directly onto it, it won't help to buy a new flashed BIOS-chip - replacing the BIOS-chip would be much more expensive than buying a new MoBo.

    In case one is lucky to have the BIOS-chip into a socket, he may replace the chip with a working BIOS - if not buy a new MoBo. Sorry for the poor news.

  • Nicolas
    Nicolas May 11, 2010

    If it crashed durring the bios installation, you might never be able to start it up again....if you are unlucky...
    Some of the boards can only be reseted by the manufacture..

    So the cmos ot the jumpers dosent always help



    Nic

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Pls check the RAM try re installing the RAM or try replacing them , may be it is a co incedent u thought it as a bios update failure pls check and reply back with mother board complete model number and manufacturer with processor details

and pls rate me if its helpful

Posted on Feb 24, 2009

  • Shoaib Rais
    Shoaib Rais Feb 24, 2009

    pls tell me the brand of mother board is it Intel Orig , Giga byte, Via or what pls reply for help

  • Shoaib Rais
    Shoaib Rais Feb 24, 2009

    ok try QFLASH thru Floppy ur motherboard supports it ok follow the procedure this is the last hope for ur dead motherboard

    download bios
    http://www.gigabyte.com.tw/Support/Mothe...

    see this also

    http://www.gigabyte.com.tw/FileList/NewT...


    U may B able to try this if all else fails, at a minimum U need a
    floppy setup as a:drive keyboard and PC speaker (the little 1 inside
    box that goes beep on post).


    On motherboard set cmos jumper to clear/recover (not normal). Insert
    bootable bios floppy disk in drive reboot system. Now with luck you may
    here a beep and see/hear drive activity on your floppy disk if so your
    system is now undergoing bios recovery (hopefully). Once drive
    noise/floppy led ceases power down your system. Return the cmos jumper
    to normal position and reboot

    pls tell me if it helps do rate me


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