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Negative. How can you flash bios for your board in windows then. Do you even know what your talking about.
You need to quit mouthing off.
    
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Negative. How can you flash bios for your board in windows then. Do you even know what your talking about.
Your PC reboots due to an unstable OC during the flash process... BOOM, worthless motherboard.

or

Windows decides to become non-responsive while you flash your BIOS forcing you to hit the reset or power button... SHAZAM, bad flash.

I always flash outside of Windows, and when I do use Winflash or another flashing program, I make sure that my machine is running stable (stock speeds, nothing else running, etc)
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post #23 of 36
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Negative. How can you flash bios for your board in windows then. Do you even know what your talking about.
by using the program the mobo manufacturers often include? How i flashed my ASUS Board...
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Whats a golden sample?
its a special version that comes overclocked, and from my experience has a whole lot of performance left untapped!
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that guide is good, but i need a .img file to do it - where do i get one of them from?
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Well i've tryed it and it works.. i used the file kindly provided by bigsack and flashed my 7600gt in windows from 1.3v to 1.5v. worked 100% for me. (the .bat file in the .zip needs to be edited to the name of your bios file e.g

nvflash -4 -5 -6 BIOSFILENAME.rom

just use Nibitor to get the current bios from your card.
save the bios to your comp.
mod the saved bios to whatever you want.
use the file bigsack uploaded to flash the card.
restart.

ty bigsack.
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on the Gainward cd it says on the front it includes a "BIOS Flash [sic] Utility", but i've yet to find it on disc
Put that disc in your cd drive, restart your computer and be sure to have the computers boot to read in this order; CD Drive then Hardrive. The cd will boot up with the flash software I believe.
    
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Whats bothering you about the floppy ?
    
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Whats bothering you about the floppy ?
because i have no floppy drive
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Put that disc in your cd drive, restart your computer and be sure to have the computers boot to read in this order; CD Drive then Hardrive. The cd will boot up with the flash software I believe.
but where would it get the BIOS from?
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no, i know where to get the BIOS (hopefully someones making me one with 1.45v) i mean if i put this program on the CD on my PC, where will it get the BIOS from? it wont be on the disc, it will be on my HDD, and how would i access that?

Im happy with "[FH415] LOKI"'s suggestion
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