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Having trouble flashing newer bios than the 1404. If I download a newer one, convert it to .ROM, in the EZ flash utility it states that it's ''not an EFI bios''.

This board came with the 1305 and I flashed to 1404 with no issues. But for some reason nothing newer will work. Any ideas?
post #2 of 51
You have to run the converter.

http://dlcdnet.asus.com/pub/ASUS/mb/LGA2011/Rampage_IV_Formula/Rampage-IV-Formula-CAP-Converter.zip
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post #3 of 51
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OK now I understand. In all the google searching no one explained that you have to flash the bios with the converter. I didn't understand how it worked.

Now, I did that, but I got a HUGE problem. My PC won't even POST anymore now. Just 00 lights up the fault codes reader. I figure somehow it bricked it so I tried to do the switch bios button but nothing happens and nothing changes. Now I'm just freaking out because I think this just bricked my motherboard!
post #4 of 51
Use the USB flash. That is how I did the converter. The pdf is in the converter file.
Edited by driftingforlife - 11/6/12 at 1:15pm
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post #5 of 51
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Well it showed that the bios 1903 was included in the cap converter so thats why I tried flashing it with the EZ flash utility.

I just tried the USB thing but I'm not sure I'm doing it right. I got it in the white ROG USB port, I press and hold the button until it lights up, my USB stick lights up for a second, and then nothing happens after that at all.
post #6 of 51
Have you re-name the BIOS file to R4F.ROM ?

My vid.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=78-tdhYrC8M
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post #7 of 51
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Yes, mine doesn't do that. It flashed once, reads my USB stick for a second and then nothing else happens. It does not keep flashing like that.
post #8 of 51
Did you put the re-named file in the root of your usb?
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post #9 of 51
I had a similar problem doing mine. Make sure your USB drive is formated in FAT32 and not NTFS for it to be able to flash it.
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post #10 of 51
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I will try that!
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