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Computer Not starting After Updating Bios

Last response: in Motherboards
April 15, 2012 8:06:51 AM

Board : MSI Z68a GD80 (B3)

Hello , Today I updated my BIOS using Windows live 5

I downloaded windows live application and installed directly from my PC

now I am unable to boot my PC .. I can't even see Bios

I clear my Cmos it didnt helped me .. Changed Ram slots alternatively .. didnt help

I am totally messed up with this MSI Board .. I have invested 18k for this board Please help Sad
April 15, 2012 8:20:06 AM

windows live 5 application? link? I dont use MSI but it doesn't sound official
April 15, 2012 9:03:27 AM

It was called MSI Live 5 .. I dont know now what to do .. :( 

I will never puchase MSI Board .. They are not even responding to my Problem
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April 15, 2012 10:35:56 AM

Hmm, upgrading bios from within windows id generally not a good idea. You should always make a boot disc or boot from a USB drive to flash bios.

I would first try to take out the bios battery, the put it back after a few secs. If that does not work, check your manual on how to use the following feature that your motherboard have:

(From MSI web site)
Compared to common mainboard which need extra BIOS chips, MSI’s M-Flash has a double advantage which doesn’t need extra components and secondly, all your BIOS data will be saved in the USB drive. The stored data does not only have backup and upgrade function, moreover it can also be seen as a portable BIOS chip which is actually able to boot up your PC.

- Backup/Restore Your BIOS to/from Any USB Flash Disk
- Avoid Unnecessary Repair Due to Accident Failures During The Upgrading Process
- Earn more BIOS Lifespan by Reducing Unnecessary Rewriting Process
April 15, 2012 11:01:38 AM

This might be be helpful, i believe ur board got AMI bios.

1 - Copy the BIOS file to root of a USB stick, or floppy as AMIBOOT.ROM (all UPPER case).

2 - Start with power off on the target machine.

3 - Insert the USB stick.

4 - Hold down the Ctrl and Home keys and turn on power.

5 - Watch for the USB stick light, or floppy light to blink (based on media used), and immediately release the keys.
This may take approximately 15 to 20 seconds.

6 - The display will come to life with the AMI BIOS Recovery utility, and will
report it's progress (with periods ....).

7 - The completion status will be reported at the conclusion, and the machine will
automatically be rebooted.

8 - If it was successful, you'll see the BIOS POST screen. Hit the DEL key and
enter the BIOS setup. Set "Optimized Defaults". Save and exit.

1 - This will clear NVRAM, but I'm not sure if it sets the Optimized Defaults.

2 - This procedure works using a floppy or USB stick.

3 - This procedure may not work in all forms of corrupted BIOS flashes, but should
for most. If you're in this situation, it's at least worth a shot.
April 22, 2012 3:36:09 AM

Solution Found :

HI Thanks for your helping nature ..

Actually It worked after removing Graphic card and used onboard display..

Why this happened : This is because Bios was resetted after it was updated
This means it changes the values of PEG in bios .. this is the problem faced by many users when they purchased a new card !

This thread will helps a lot of people