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P5N-E SLI Mobo 0602 Bios Issues

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I've been running the old bios version for about a month now. The orignal one that came with the board, I think it was 0201. I decided to upgrade to the newest 0602 bios.
I used the ez flash utility to do it and loaded from a usb harddrive. Couldn't of been simpler, everything went fine I received no errors. The computer restarted fine and when the motherboard splash screen came up I hit delete to enter the bios again and nothing. Pitch black screen, nothing appears. I let it sit there for 10-15seconds still nothing. Computer boots into windows with no problems only thing is, is that I can't access the bios.
Is there a way to revert to the 0201 version bios? Can anyone help me out on this one, I'm stumped.

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Reset the CMOS? Fill in your system specs in User CP so we can help you more easily and quickly.
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Hope this helps everyone out. Haven't reset the CMOS but I'll give that a try.
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you can still download the old bios files from the asus web site, you can try the 0505 version as that is the version i use, subject aside, what do u think of these mobo's
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Alright, thanks for the help guys I fixed the issue. I'm now running the 0401 bios update.

Here's how I solved it for anyone who is having the same issue. I'm sure there are other ways but this was the way I took.

1) Load the cd that came with your motherboard. In this case the ASUS P5N-E SLI motherboard support cd.

2) Click on the utilities tab. Locate the asus update option. It'll be the 3rd one down on the list. Click it and install the ASUS Update utility for Windows.

3) Once setup is complete got to Start -> All Programs -> Asus -> Asus Update.

4) In the drop down box you'll want to select Options. Click next.

5) You'll then want to check the box that says "Bois Downgradable" this will allow you to revert to an earlier bios version. Click Next.

6) Download what ever bios version you want. Maybe not 0602 . Unzip the file and then in the drop down box select update bios from file. Click next. Locate the file and click on the bin. Open and now let the utility run. It will flash the bios while in windows.

Restart and everything should be fine now.

All things aside, I couldn't be happier with my choice with this motherboard. I only have 1 issue with it. I wish it had more chassis fan connectors, as of right now it has 2.
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