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I updated my Bios and I restarted and when I restarted, I have no display and I get 3 beeps, pause, 3 beeps, etc. What Do I do?
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Originally Posted by pablo420
I updated my Bios and I restarted and when I restarted, I have no display and I get 3 beeps, pause, 3 beeps, etc. What Do I do?
Try consulting your motherboard manual, it might suggest a course of action. Either that or try the motherboard manufacturer's web site for advice. Hopefully, you will be able to insert the CD that came with your motherboard and press a key on start-up that will load the original BIOS for you from the CD. If this doesn't work, I am sorry to say that it sounds like you may have inadvertently corrupted your BIOS. I have done this once to an ASUS board and it was highly annoying indeed. If you cant re-load the original BIOS, it might be that you may have to replace the motherboard's BIOS chip, or perhaps you could send the motherboard back to the shop and get a replacement? You could also send the motherboard BIOS chip off to get reprogrammed, although this will cost $10 - $20 or so.

Hopefully there is a simple solution available for you, although it doesn't sound good to me...

Good luck man!

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According to the intel site, 3 beeps means a " Base 64 K memory failure" . Check that your ram is nice and snug, check connections, try one stick at a time, etc..
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Hmmm... The problem is the BIOS, god damn ECS. There are 2 Versions of this board and I happened to stumble upon the V1.1 which my Mobo is 3.1. Well its either I rebuy this board or get another $50 Board.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813157080
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I'd get a different brand, i had an ECS and wasn't too happy with it..
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What about that Asrock board? The board ran fine untill the BIOS thing. I went to Fry's and one of the Employee's said that its either that I reset CMOS RAM.
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Sounds like a corrupted bios. If all of the above fails and you have a removable bios chip, the biosman may be able to hook you up.

http://www.biosman.com/
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I'll check that out.
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