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Can i used the bios from another motherboard?

i know this is a stupid question guys, but here it comes

i got a old motherboard
Biostar TA970a Ver 5.3 i just flash the lastest bios to put a 8350 there everything goes find till i turn off, try to turn on without changing the cpu no post try chaging the cpu no post neither so i got a cousing who have a Asus m5a970 can i used his bios just to post and enter on the bios flash DOS PROGRAM then change the bios to mine (broken one) flash the bios and see if that works? just asking you guys think this gonna work?
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  1. If i understand it correctly, you want to remove bios chip from your board and flash it in another one. You cant do this as board will work only with bios for that exact motherboard, different one will not work. But you can flash bios outside of board with usb programmer, look it up on ebay or aliexpress, it should cost about 3$.
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  2. that's no a solution for me i'm on venezuela, 3 $ will turn into 40$ with a shipment taxes and goberment shits!
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  3. With home made solutions you are out of luck as programming in another board is out of question. Even if you start system, swapping bios with system running can burn out board. If it didn't burn your board it still wont let you flash bios as you would try flash biostar bios in asus board. So only option for you is either buy/make usb programmer or buy flashed bios chip. But with country you live it this sounds bit impossible.
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  4. well this gonna be another question i just find this on my local sold/buy website Usb Ch341a Bios Eprom 24 25 i can buy it this gonna help me out?
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  5. This one should be able to program most of bios chips. But to be sure try look if that chip you have on board is supported. This should be programmer you posted and they have list of chips there, there could be some missing but it is quite big list. http://www.ebay.com/itm/CH341A-STC-FLASH-24-25-EEPROM-BIOS-Writer-USB-Programmer-SPI-USB-to-TTL-/201316582787
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  6. thank you BTW!
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  7. If you know what you're doing you can hot flash the BIOSTAR TA970 Ver. 5.3's BIOS chip on the ASUS M5A97.
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  8. ko888 said:
    If you know what you're doing you can hot flash the BIOSTAR TA970 Ver. 5.3's BIOS chip on the ASUS M5A97.


    that's the first i ask if i put my bios after post and entering the flash DOS PROGRAM and bla bla bla change the bios to mine flash it then put it back on my motherboard

    EDIT

    on theory both motherboard have the same chip WINBOND 25xxx same model that's why i ask if i can flash it on another motherboard
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    You can try do it, but if that biostar chip is damaged you could damage that board too, so have this in mind. That is why i suggested programmer as with it you can check that chip if it is working. If you want still try it, here is tutorial, you can find many others on internet. http://www.onlamp.com/pub/a/onlamp/2004/03/11/bios_hotflash.html
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  10. Mister_MO said:
    You can try do it, but if that biostar chip is damaged you could damage that board too, so have this in mind. That is why i suggested programmer as with it you can check that chip if it is working. If you want still try it, here is tutorial, you can find many others on internet. http://www.onlamp.com/pub/a/onlamp/2004/03/11/bios_hotflash.html


    thank you i'll try
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  11. it works guys :) thanks
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  12. Enzo kii said:
    that's no a solution for me i'm on venezuela, 3 $ will turn into 40$ with a shipment taxes and goberment shits!


    I'm planing on buying this cheap setup and all the parts are from the same supplier so you pay for one package as a custom tax , the shipping cost form the supplier is 0.28$ to Venezuela but make sure you have the right clip for your chip .
    https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Free-Shipping-1pcs-CH341A-24-25-Series-EEPROM-Flash-BIOS-USB-Programmer-with-Software-Driver/32521588220.html?spm=a2g0s.13010208.99999999.264.eWNkIM

    https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Free-Shipping-SOIC8-SOP8-Test-Clip-For-EEPROM-93CXX-25CXX-24CXX-in-circuit-programming-on-USB/1939550406.html?spm=a2g0s.13010208.99999999.267.eWNkIM

    https://www.aliexpress.com/item/1-8V-adapter-for-Iphone-or-motherboard-1-8V-SPI-Flash-SOP8-DIP8-W25-MX25-use/32737179249.html?spm=a2g0s.13010208.99999999.270.eWNkIM

    total cost is less than 10$.
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