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ok so I went to my boot menu and tried to boot from my "usb hdd" and next thing it went black said
"loading operating system.......
starting......
C:> "

I tried typing in " -b backup.rom " but it told me that I had a bad command or file. is this even nvflash or am I just doing it wrong?

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You have to type in nvflash to start the program as well with every typed command

nvflash -b filename.rom (you pick the name of the backup file)
nvflash -r (remove protection)
nvflash -4 -5 -6 newbios.rom (newbios is the filename of the new bios to flash)
    
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you are the f***ing s*** rowley thank you so much, this will save me sooooo much time
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ok one question about this,when I pull up nibitor the integrity indicator is red instead of green like in the guide, is this ok?

ok I tryied to start nvflash in cmd pmpt butit said the program isnt supported by 64bits....
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post #16 of 20
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woohoo! I finally got it, I actually ended up booting nvflash from a usb, making a back up rom with nvflash. the I modified it with nibitor, then loaded the modded rom with nvflash, now time to overclock biggrin.gif

thanks to everyone who helped me out during this confusing time!
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Haha, its cool. But what's not cool is that you called me 'rowley'? haha. No but seriously it's cool, did you just unlock the volt cap on it or what? and im not looking into selling mine anytime soon haha wink.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by (mirror)52-D.S.L.;12921199 
woohoo! I finally got it, I actually ended up booting nvflash from a usb, making a back up rom with nvflash. the I modified it with nibitor, then loaded the modded rom with nvflash, now time to overclock biggrin.gif

thanks to everyone who helped me out during this confusing time!
You're not booting NVFLASH from the USB flash drive. Instead, you're running NVFLASH from within the very basic DOS-like, text-based Operating System that is now on your USB flash drive.

So, it's like you're using Windows, but without any graphics. Or better yet: it's similar to using DOS 1.0 or something. It works, and that's what counts.

So think of it in these terms: when you boot from your hard drive/solid state drive, and the OS is Windows, Linux, etc. When you boot to the USB flash drive, the OS is so simple that all you get is a C:\ prompt.
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Haha, its cool. But what's not cool is that you called me 'rowley'? haha. No but seriously it's cool, did you just unlock the volt cap on it or what? and im not looking into selling mine anytime soon haha wink.gif


my bad, dude I was pretty blazd when I typed that tongue.gif

hahaha very understandable,but you do ever want to sell it.......biggrin.gif

I boosted the max volt to 1.2 but I'm only using 1.050v @ 912/1824/206 but no matter how much voltage I add I cant increase the clock speeds anymore frown.gif

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Originally Posted by TwoCables;12923202 
You're not booting NVFLASH from the USB flash drive. Instead, you're running NVFLASH from within the very basic DOS-like, text-based Operating System that is now on your USB flash drive.

So, it's like you're using Windows, but without any graphics. Or better yet: it's similar to using DOS 1.0 or something. It works, and that's what counts.

So think of it in these terms: when you boot from your hard drive/solid state drive, and the OS is Windows, Linux, etc. When you boot to the USB flash drive, the OS is so simple that all you get is a C:\ prompt.

that is cool as hell, can I operate any other programs from there or do anything else with it?
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that is cool as hell, can I operate any other programs from there or do anything else with it?
Absolutely! Anything can be run that is similar to NVFLASH's simplicity. For example, Secure Erase (HDDErase) is one of them. wink.gif
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