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by jm
Wed Jul 03, 2002 3:26 pm
Forum: My motherboard is dead
Topic: Help to explain what happened and possible explanation
Replies: 9
Views: 3466

Are you really sure of that? How can I know if diferent motherboards have the same size/voltage of flash? There are a lot of diferent brands of bios chips, how can I know if a certain bios chip (assuming they are of the sime kind -DIP32 or PLCC- and of the same size) is compatible with certain mothe...
by jm
Wed Jul 03, 2002 10:58 am
Forum: My motherboard is dead
Topic: Precautions to take when hot swapping ? Dead motherboard.
Replies: 9
Views: 3740

Hi GTS Good question! I have the same doubt you have: Does someone knows if any 128k bios chip serves to be flashed in any motherboard with 128K bios chip (the same question aplies to 256K bios chip or others)???? Another question I have is? Would be possible to flash by hot-swamp a 256K bios chip i...
by jm
Wed Jul 03, 2002 10:43 am
Forum: My motherboard is dead
Topic: Help to explain what happened and possible explanation
Replies: 9
Views: 3466

Hi

I have done it previously in a previuos motherboard I had, so I know how to do it. Anyway thanks for the link. My problem right now is to get someone near to me with the same motherboard and disposable to help.

Someone from Portugal???
by jm
Tue Jul 02, 2002 1:28 pm
Forum: My motherboard is dead
Topic: Help to explain what happened and possible explanation
Replies: 9
Views: 3466

I already considered that hipotesis of virus, but the only virus I know wich can affect bios is ICH, but this kind of virus seems to only act in win95/98 systems and my system was running in winXP, so I assume it wasn't a bios virus. If the onbord power regulator was burnt or damaged shouldn't the m...
by jm
Tue Jul 02, 2002 12:14 am
Forum: My motherboard is dead
Topic: Help to explain what happened and possible explanation
Replies: 9
Views: 3466

Already Tried that. Basic system was working not overclocked and even a new working CPU, but no way. Tried also diferent memory and diferent video card, the same always happened. No boot and no beep sounds. Those other cpu, memory and video card proved after to work in a diferent system, so i assume...
by jm
Mon Jul 01, 2002 10:33 pm
Forum: My motherboard is dead
Topic: Help to explain what happened and possible explanation
Replies: 9
Views: 3466

Help to explain what happened and possible explanation

Hi I have no explanation to this. My motherboard Asus A7V 133 rev. 1.05 with my TB 1200@1400 (133x10.5) was working ok during at least 3 months with no real problem, until three days when I was rebooting and the computer didn't restarted. As I had an RD1-2M bios saviour I thought: no problem, I chan...