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    Default Re: Gigabyte BIOS - Recovery options for Virtual Dual BIOS

    Read the bottom remark:

    This only applies to Dual BIOS Motherboards.
    Last edited by Jaquith; 06-16-2012 at 02:48 AM.

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    Default Re: Gigabyte BIOS - Recovery options for Virtual Dual BIOS

    The bios flashing portion is NOT limited to boards with two bios chips.
    There are several forum threads that detail several techniques for possibly saving a true dual bios motherboard when the main bios chip is corrupted.
    There isn't much you can do when the only bios chip on the motherboard is corrupted.
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    Default Re: Gigabyte BIOS - Recovery options for Virtual Dual BIOS

    Going in circles, that might be the reason the Thread was removed --- it never worked.

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    Default Re: Gigabyte BIOS - Recovery options for Virtual Dual BIOS

    Going in circles, that might be the reason the Thread was removed --- it never worked.
    What does that mean?

    The bios flashing how-to thread was never removed from the forum.
    It does NOT go into great detail when you have a system that will not boot properly.
    It is a how-to guide for bios flashing.

    In another fairly recent thread, the system wouldn't post or boot.
    By following our recommendations to test other hardware components, the problem turned out to be a power supply that had a coincidental failure.
    A brand new replacement psu fixed the problem.
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    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)
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    Default Re: Gigabyte BIOS - Recovery options for Virtual Dual BIOS

    hi to everyone


    i have ga-ep31-ds3l witch have virtual dual bios


    i flash it with q-flash utility from bios


    when it said flash compled successfully ,i reboot the system.


    from that moment and till now i have blank screen


    tha pc starts ,fans working etc but no screen


    i tried boot floppy disk,boot usb,boot cd,clear cmos but nothing


    does enyone know how to recover bios ? or there is no hope...


    thank you

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