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GA-F2A88XM-HD3 won't boot after bios flash

mikeyb5753

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GA-F2A88XM-HD3 won't boot after bios flash
« on: November 13, 2013, 03:00:43 pm »
I've flashed the latest BIOS to my board using @bios and now it won't boot.  The flash seemed to go successful - the restart now? message appeared at end but now refuses to boot.  I've tried resetting CMOS, removed battery but still nothing.

Any ideas?
F2A88XM-HD3
A8-5500 - Coolermaster Seidon 120M
8GB
2x msi 7850 twin frozr
Corsair CX430M
Sandisk 120GB SSD
Seagate 3TB

Vezina

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Re: GA-F2A88XM-HD3 won't boot after bios flash
« Reply #1 on: November 13, 2013, 09:08:19 pm »
You should post the full config of your PC.

Basically you should remove all not needed components and remake the system on a cardboard/wood surface and see what happens.
One stick of RAM ,no HDD-s ,just minimal stuff needed to enter BIOS and see image.

If this fails ,you will need to force the bios recovery feature .

If all fails RMA.
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mikeyb5753

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Re: GA-F2A88XM-HD3 won't boot after bios flash
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2013, 12:03:17 pm »
What's the bios recovery feature?  I read somewhere to hold the power button in until it switches off but that doesn't enter the dual bios
F2A88XM-HD3
A8-5500 - Coolermaster Seidon 120M
8GB
2x msi 7850 twin frozr
Corsair CX430M
Sandisk 120GB SSD
Seagate 3TB

mikeyb5753

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Re: GA-F2A88XM-HD3 won't boot after bios flash
« Reply #3 on: December 11, 2013, 10:12:06 am »
Finally got it working.  The BIOS update actually took away some RAM compatibility, that's why it wouldn't boot.

Would still like to know how to enter the secondary BIOS so I can downgrade back to F1 and get the RAM compatibility back.
F2A88XM-HD3
A8-5500 - Coolermaster Seidon 120M
8GB
2x msi 7850 twin frozr
Corsair CX430M
Sandisk 120GB SSD
Seagate 3TB

 

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