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    Default Re: face wizard corrupted my bios

    Quote Originally Posted by profJim View Post
    "GA-94PL-S3P" motherboard is not found on the Gigabyte.com website.
    Who is being picky now?
    There is a GA-945PL-S3P.

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    Thumbs up Re: face wizard corrupted my bios

    Well.....EXCUUUUUUUSE ME

    face wizard corrupted my bios-ga-94-mobo-search-result-png
    Big deal, so I didn't press the ENTER key.....
    ....and kind of missed the fact that there are 41 GA-945xxxx models Never mind....
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    Default Re: face wizard corrupted my bios

    Yeah. It is gigabyte 945 etc. My "5" key is not working on my laptop. I brought my PC to a PC repair center. The guy there removed the chip of Mobo, put it into some device and load software onto it. He said it was EPROM. He then put the chip back to the mobo and now it is working fine. But I hate Gigabyte. Face Wizard is their own software and it costed me 40 dollars to clean its mess!

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    Default Re: face wizard corrupted my bios

    Glad to hear that your system is now OK.
    Too many people for too many years have had similar bios corruption problems when they use Face Wizard.
    @BIOS has bricked many motherboards, as have other windows bios flashing programs supplied by other mobo manufacturers.
    Thanks for posting your solution.
    Q9650 @ 4.10GHz [9x456MHz]
    P35-DS4 [rev: 2.0] ~ Bios: F14
    4x2GB OCZ Reaper PC2-8500 1094MHz @5-5-5-15
    MSI N460GTX Hawk Talon Attack (1GB) video card <---- SLI ---->
    Seasonic SS-660XP2 80 Plus Platinum psu (660w)
    WD Caviar Black WD6401AALS 640GB (data)
    Samsung 840 Pro 256GB SSD (boot)
    SLI @ 16/4 works when running HyperSLI
    Cooler Master 120XL Seidon push/pull AIO cpu water cooling
    Cooler Master HAF XB computer case (RC-902XB-KKN1)
    Asus VH242H 24" monitor [1920x1080]
    MSI N460GTX Hawk (1GB) video card
    Logitech Z-5500 Digital 5.1 Speakers
    win7 x64 sp1 Home Premium
    HT|Omega Claro plus+ sound card
    CyberPower CP1500PFCLCD UPS
    E6300 (R0) @ 3.504GHz [8x438MHz] ~~ P35-DS3L [rev: 1.0] ~ Bios: F9 ~~ 4x2GB Kingston HyperX T1 PC2-8500, 876MHz @4-4-4-10
    Seasonic X650 80+ gold psu (650w) ~~ Xigmatek Balder HDT 1283 cpu cooler ~~ Cooler Master CM 690 case (RC-690-KKN1-GP)
    Samsung 830 128GB SSD MZ-7PC128B/WW (boot) ~~ WD Caviar Black WD6401AALS 640GB (data) ~~ ZM-MFC2 fan controller
    HT|Omega Striker 7.1 sound card ~~ Asus VH242H monitor [1920x1080] ~~ Logitech Z-5500 Digital 5.1 Speakers
    win7 x64 sp1 Home Premium ~~ CyberPower CP1500PFCLCD U.P.S
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    Default Re: face wizard corrupted my bios

    The best system is the running system. Don't touch it. :-)

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    Default Re: face wizard corrupted my bios

    For anyone reading this later.

    If you do use Face Wizard to make a custom BIOS, please ONLY save that BIOS to your hard drive, DO NOT FLASH THE BIOS WITH FACE WIZARD!! Once you have saved your custom BIOS, then please update the BIOS using Qflash or from DOS with the included DOS flashing utility.

    Also always be sure you are using the latest version of Face Wizard, you can get it here
    GIGABYTE - Support & Downloads - Utility - Motherboard

    or
    http://forums.tweaktown.com/gigabyte...ity-tools.html

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