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Bios updated...but i cant overclock anymore!!!

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ok so basically i updated my bios according to the guide http://www.overclock.net/faqs/12418-...ing-award.html

http://www.dfi.com.tw/Support/Downlo...FLAG=A&SITE=US
i updated it to the second bios on the page......it said bios updated succesfully but when i loaded my overclocking setting through the CMOS Reloaded and when i do this the pc freezes at the verifying dmi pool screen...and then i have to reload the default...any tips you guys can give me to why this is?
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i got the same prob only my BIOS was locked i updated now i can OC yay
    
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Always revert to "Defult" BIOS settings before flashing.
Try a reflash or flash down 1 version.
    
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yes your bios is actually looking for an advanced setting that no longer exists since you didn't load defaults before you flashed it...going back to the older version will give it back the settings it's looking for...then reset the bios...and flash with the new version again...should cure your problem
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Always revert to "Defult" BIOS settings before flashing.
Try a reflash or flash down 1 version.
5 Hours Ago 10:18 PM
ahh ok..thanks for the tip duke....well because i couldnt overclock with my updated bios i just flashed back to the original (good thing i backed my original bios up)...ok so i set deafults in bios and then upgrade right??
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post #6 of 6
Yes, try reflashing. I had the same problem, which was driving me nuts! Apparently, it didn't take fully. After going back to default setting and reflashing it works perfectly now. I can now overclock.
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