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Everytime i boot my computer a message appears that says "bootblock bios scanning for bios image in the harddrive" i dont have access even with the keyboard. what shall i do? can anybody help me. thanks

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Try flash to the latest BIOS version. Download the file, unpack it, copy the files to a bootable floppy, then boot off it.
http://asia.giga-byte.com/FileList/BIOS/motherboard_bios_7vt600p_f8.exe
You might need a floppy drive to boot this file.

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