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Recover from BIOS V 12o re GA-K8NXP-SLI

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May 17, 2009 10:59:50 PM

After upgrading to BIOS V 12o for Gigabyte Motherboard GA-K8NXP-SLInow I have a dead PC! ANy ideas how I can recover the BIOS? WHen all I get is a dead screen!
May 17, 2009 11:29:21 PM

I have the same motherboard.

I think they advertised these MB as having a dual bios, I think you can recover the original bios if you have the Motherboard's Original CD. Best bet is to look at the FAQ on Gigabytes website. Worst case scenario, you have to order a new bios chip. Don't give up, post if you find an easy fix please. Thanks.
May 17, 2009 11:31:26 PM

Also, open up your case and clear CMOS memory. Use jumper near disc battery or just remove battery for a couple minutes and put back in, see what happens.
May 17, 2009 11:50:17 PM

Manual says press Del key during startup and then F8 to restore failed bios. Not sure if this is in your particular motherboard as their naming schedule is drop dead stupid and some of these versions have dual bios and some don't.
K8N, K8N-SLI, K8nXP-SLI, K8N-Ultra, K8n-Pro
http://america.giga-byte.com/FileList/Manual/motherboar...(pro)(ultra)-sli_e.pdf Tech support numbers at the bottom of pdf if necessary. Good Luck!
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