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Please bear in mind that you are talking with someone who use nvflash to unbrick an nvidia card Only.
you boot to usb stick or whatever and you open your atiflash?atitools whatever its called.
you can list available graphics adapters right?or at least whats populating your pci-e slots?
you will obviously see your physx card ,but your ati card should show up too in some way right?
do
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Absolutely I know what you mean.

I'm becoming more and more interested in the pin reset method of hardware flashing.

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Just a quick update with the bad BIOS and still unable to flash in Windows it finds something and Windows comes up with an Unidentified Device.

Is this progress? Do you reckon anything can be done from here?

Obsviously I still can't flash it in Windows or from DOS.
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if it comes up with an unidentified device,you can force the flash,
as i said i dont know the commands for flashing ATI but i am sure it can be flashed.
i will look around for the right command.
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if it comes up with an unidentified device,you can force the flash,
as i said i dont know the commands for flashing ATI but i am sure it can be flashed.
i will look around for the right command.
Any idea if the card is totally undetectable in DOS or in Windows? I have 2x GTX460 and after flashing they became useless. I even tried pulling working card out and putiing in the bricked card while running the DOS, but the problem is everytime I insert the bricked card, the system just reboots by itself.

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Any idea if the card is totally undetectable in DOS or in Windows? I have 2x GTX460 and after flashing they became useless. I even tried pulling working card out and putiing in the bricked card while running the DOS, but the problem is everytime I insert the bricked card, the system just reboots by itself.

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First things first. Did you follow every step of the guide to the word?
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First things first. Did you follow every step of the guide to the word?
yes I did.
    
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yes I did.
Okay, in your first post you said both were bricked but then afterwards you said one was working... which is the correct story?
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Okay, in your first post you said both were bricked but then afterwards you said one was working... which is the correct story?
Hi,

Thanks for your patiience. Both of them are bricked. I am using my good old 9600GT to re-flash them with the original BIOS but they are undetected.

Any idea where can I see the BIOS chips of this card? They say that if a wire jumper is soldered to connect pin 1 and 9 (or 8), BIOS flashing should be possible. The problem is where is that particular BIOS chips.

I am willing to do any experiment to revibe them or to screw them more. These cards have no use anyway.
    
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Hi,

Thanks for your patiience. Both of them are bricked. I am using my good old 9600GT to re-flash them with the original BIOS but they are undetected.

Any idea where can I see the BIOS chips of this card? They say that if a wire jumper is soldered to connect pin 1 and 9 (or 8), BIOS flashing should be possible. The problem is where is that particular BIOS chips.

I am willing to do any experiment to revibe them or to screw them more. These cards have no use anyway.
Before starting to cut and solder things on your cards' PCBs, try everything from this thread first -> http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/9000...lash-help.html

If that doesn't work, mind telling me who they are?
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