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Old 17th May 2017, 15:27   #1
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Can't update BIOS

I'm trying to upgrade my friends PC a little after his old gpu died.

I have installed a brand new GT 610(he doesn't play games) and upgraded him from 2gb to 4gb of ram (DDR2 800mhz), also added two new fans as his were well loud and will probably stick a better cooler in if it will fit.

I have kindly been given an E8400 by Arboreal to replace his lowly E2160 cpu but I need to upgrade from the F3 bios to the F9 bios.

I have downloaded the correct one from Gigabyte but every time I try and update with Qflash I just get the message, Bios ID check error and it stops trying to update.

Anyone know what I'm doing wrong?

His board is a GA-P31-DS3L.
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Old 17th May 2017, 17:43   #2
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Crappy, are you using Qflash through the BIOS (hit the END key on startup I think) or via Windows?
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Old 17th May 2017, 18:29   #3
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Qflash in the bios
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Old 17th May 2017, 21:42   #4
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No one got any ideas, in a bit of a time crunch as it's my friends only pc and I have had it for nearly a week and was hoping to give it back tomorrow.
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Old 17th May 2017, 21:46   #5
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Is it AmiBIOS? If so, you can get a Windows tool which will rewrite the whole BIOS - I'm sure I saw a similar issue on an ASUS board.
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It's Award

I've always been a little wary of window bios utilities as the only time I've ever used one it bricked my mother's mobo.
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Old 17th May 2017, 22:06   #7
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Humm - never done an Award one in Windaz, but I think I'd give it a go in Safe mode. Else, could you get a chip from eBay?
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Not sure what to do know, really don't want to kill his now working pc.

A chip from ebay is an option but I don't really want to spend any more on a ten year old pc.

I'll add these pics here in case in helps






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I'd probably have a crack at the windows tool. But I'm an idiot
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Is there a different revision of the motherboard? If so, try that.

Secondly, you only need F6 for Yorkie chips. Start there failing everything else.
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Seems it didn't like the 2 previous USB sticks I was trying, changed to a brand new one and it flashed straight away.

Go figure, grrrrrrr.

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They might have been formatted incorrectly. I forgot about that. I'm glad you've fixed it.
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I did check to see if they were FAT which they were but I think they were both bootable at one time so I don't know if that made any difference.
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They might have been formatted incorrectly. I forgot about that. I'm glad you've fixed it.
Me too - and on reflecting on it, I think I've had the same issue in the past!
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Well it seems to be happy with its new E8400 and GT 610 which is good.
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Well it seems to be happy with its new E8400 and GT 610 which is good.
Good news, perseverance paid off The E8400 rides again! Glad I could help

In other news, my LAN buddy has killed his Z77 mobo and HD 7870, so your friend's not alone.
My spare mobo (Q67) won't run Ivy CPUs, so he can't test his i5K to see if it's alive or try his 'new' Radeon 270x from Gumtree
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Pc was running lovely and quiet (for 80mm and 92mm fans), loaded it into the car on the back seat, get to his house, hook it all up and suddenly the front 120mm fan is making a racket ffs.

Seems like I might need to replace that one now too .

Thanks again Arboreal, I have officially thanked you on my wanted thread
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Pc was running lovely and quiet (for 80mm and 92mm fans), loaded it into the car on the back seat, get to his house, hook it all up and suddenly the front 120mm fan is making a racket ffs.

Seems like I might need to replace that one now too .

Thanks again Arboreal, I have officially thanked you on my wanted thread
Plenty of 120mm fans kicking about if you don't have one fella, just say the word and I'll lob one in the post FOC.
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That's really nice of you.

I was going to give him an old hiper one , I have here but I booked it up to a PSU and that's a bit rattley and whiny so not much​ use.

If your happy to send one that would be great.

I'll pm you in the morning if that's ok.

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That's really nice of you.

I was going to give him an old hiper one , I have here but I booked it up to a PSU and that's a bit rattley and whiny so not much​ use.

If your happy to send one that would be great.

I'll pm you in the morning if that's ok.

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Drop me your address fella and I'll get it in the mail today / tuesday. Got some brand new ones that have been ripped out of cases so I'll send one of those, should do nicely.
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