Intel D845EGB2 Bad Flash--Can't find ROM file

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kzad
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I had a freeze up during Intel Express Bios Update, computer only comes up to the intel desktop board screen, shows bios identifier code,(PT 84520A.86A.0013.P07) but goes no further. From everything I've read I should be able to recover this bios, all I need is the ROM file. I've downloaded the flash update from Intel but can't find the ROM file. Any help would be greatly appreciated----

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Please read your manual about Bios Recovery Procedures on your Mainboard and which files are needed
Your board should have a recovery jumper
You need a standard Bios Upgrade disk(not express) for your Board downloadable from Intel website
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Per Intel's instructions, I've removed the bios jumper, putting it in "recovery mode", started the computer with the flash update in the floppy. The floppy LED lights, and stays on--I let it go 30 minutes, just stays on. Almost like it can't find the file it's looking for. It's an AMI bios, AMI says when I try to recover it will look for a file called "amiboot.rom", that I should put the correct rom file on floppy, rename it "amiboot.rom", and restart the machine. I'd like to try that, but as I said I can't find a rom file on the flash bios disk. As a correction to my original post, when the computer comes up it gives the following information----

It correctly identifies my video card as G Force 4 TI 4200 64 meg card--
followed by intel deskboard logo--
followed by

PT84520A.86A.0013.P07.0302112018
Intel(r)Pentium 4 processor 2GHz

I'm about out of ideas,
Thanks,
Kyle
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Have you used the Express Update Disk or the standard update disk - the Express Disk should not work with recovery mode
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I tried to recover the bios using the "flash " bios update disk----------
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And you are using a correctly connected known good floppy/drive/cable combo, tested and verified in another machine?
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System error, strike any user to continue...
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Worked flawlessly, as did the rest of this machine, right up until the bios disaster.
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I've been working on this for days--and I can now answer my own question. Intel obviously had a problem with their last bios update package. Why do I say this?? They have a new bios update, dated TODAY that I downloaded and extracted, this mysteriously worked flawlessly and restored my machine to perfect working condition. Soooo now I have a new board on the way from newegg that I don't even need--

Kyle
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