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After just a session of gaming, the card started acting all weird and the computer restarted itself .. Since then any visual components of Windows (Aero etc.) doesn't work and even if I try to install the drivers.. I tried most of them but still nothing ..

In MSI Live update, BIOS is stated as unknown, but in GPU-Z it states a BIOS version :/

Thanks
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Hey Dude, upload your temps, a GPU-Z Screenie and anything else that could be of slight info

You'll get a response alot quicker that way
    
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There we go, hope this helps
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I think it's a corrupted BIOS file. Somehow Windows blocks the installation of the card. I've had this before and I flashed my BIOS. This solved the problem. I'm not 100% sure it's the same problem though.
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Originally Posted by TheBlademaster01 View Post
I think it's a corrupted BIOS file. Somehow Windows blocks the installation of the card. I've had this before and I flashed my BIOS. This solved the problem. I'm not 100% sure it's the same problem though.
I thought about that too, according to MSI Live Update, the BIOS is corrupt but I wasn't sure about the whole thing. Thanks for confirming.
Now I need someone to flash the BIOS for me.. Jeffaruni?
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How To: Flash Nvidia cards in Windows

If you follow that step for step, you can do it instantly
    
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You do know that you need to flash the BIOS with a USB stick right? We can't help you from here. Or you'd have to live next door that is
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Quote:
Originally Posted by TheBlademaster01 View Post
You do know that you need to flash the BIOS with a USB stick right? We can't help you from here. Or you'd have to live next door that is
I live locally to him

I can pop by soon and be like ---> --->
    
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NiBiToR kinda doesn't detect anything ..
Jeff, when can you come at mine to fix this ****e up?
Please let it be soon :')
KTHX
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