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Alright guys,
I have had this board for a long time. I just figured out how to overclock my processor using CCC. However it put the volts at 1.45. I wanted them more like 1.5/1.55. So I figured A bios flash might give me voltage control. So I flashed in windows (prolly my mistake) and then rebooted. Upon reboot I went immediately into bios to fix my settings. However; after doing that and rebooting again it goes to the mobo splash screen and then loads up a black screen with a blinking underscore. Is it bricked? Can I fix it? Any help would be appreciated.
Edited by nvidiaftw12 - 11/20/11 at 6:15pm
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I'm confused. Motherboard I assume? Not sure how you are overclocking using Catalyst, but w/e.

Did you go into the BIOS to make sure your boot order is correct as well as that the SATA ports are in the right mode? In your case it would probably be IDE, unless you specifically set it to AHCI. If you don't know, set it to IDE.
     
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First, what's your system specs? It might help to add your system to your profile so other people can know what you're using.

Top Right> Rig Builder> Build Rig

or

My Profile> Scroll Down To "Your Rigs" > Create New Rig

And I don't know much about your problem. You could always try to re-flash it to your previous BIOS revision if you can get into your BIOS.

What I'm thinking is that somehow your Windows BOOTMGR is missing or something of the like. Does your BIOS even detect any HDD/SSDs/CD/DVD/BluRay drives?
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I built my rig on rigbuilder just don't know how to get it to show up, but: http://www.overclock.net/lists/display/view/id/3756943 and also if you went to my link you would know what motherboard I was talking about. And yes, I didn't think you could either, but you can overclock your cpu in Catalyst.

I don't thinks a bootmgr problem as I've had that before and this is different. And I have no clue where that AHCI or IDE option is.
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Junky MSI motherboard doesn't help too much, lmao.
     
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Junky MSI motherboard doesn't help too much, lmao.

Check the link in my first post, please. But, just to restate, its a Gf615m-p33 Here is the link again:http://www.msi.com/product/mb/GF615M-P33v1-3.html
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That is the worst motherboard manual of all time, lol.

Its probably under Integrated Peripherals or Advanced Features (whatever its called) as SATA mode or something. If you could get pictures of all the BIOS screens that would be better.
     
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That is the worst motherboard manual of all time, lol.
Its probably under Integrated Peripherals or Advanced Features (whatever its called) as SATA mode or something. If you could get pictures of all the BIOS screens that would be better.

I'll post a video.

Edit: Fixed! biggrin.gif Just flashed bios back to old. (had to dwnld one but oh well) thanks for the help!

Double edit: :Implode face through faceplam: I think the whole time I just had the wrong boot device. Damn Portable hdd messin' me up. Oh well learned my lesson.
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Quote:
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Quote:
Originally Posted by TheJesus View Post

That is the worst motherboard manual of all time, lol.
Its probably under Integrated Peripherals or Advanced Features (whatever its called) as SATA mode or something. If you could get pictures of all the BIOS screens that would be better.

I'll post a video.

Edit: Fixed! biggrin.gif Just flashed bios back to old. (had to dwnld one but oh well) thanks for the help!

Double edit: :Implode face through faceplam: I think the whole time I just had the wrong boot device. Damn Portable hdd messin' me up. Oh well learned my lesson.

Figured it was the boot order, hah. Glad it's fixed.

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