Updating bios using asus ez flash 2
in the most , the chip is ok still, you could reflash the bios by hot-replug :, you could try with another ( with the same pcb version), please do as below: Because there have danger in this way,so I suggest you contact your dealer and let he do it fou you, I think he has the enough condition to do it. flash , maybe the chip is bad, please contact with your reseller for RMA. A visit to a friendly computer shop was more helpful, and three days later I had a working setup once more.
Update: If you're affected by the same issue, be sure to read jmarelle's comment below for a possible (but unconfirmed) solution While googling around, I came across the posting of another fellow with the same problem.
Just for the record: try to remove one of the DIMMs (the one closer to the CPU, forgot which slot number it is), turn on power, the BIOS will POST now. Hmm, there actually is a comment on the ASUS website: 'Earlier BIOS may boot up with single channel memory only'
Install a working BIOS via EZ Flash or AFUDOS and then put the 2nd DIMM back in (after switching off). SLanguage=en-us&model=A8V Deluxe Apparently the problem is that the BIOS on the support CD is too old to run certain newer CPUs in dual-channel mode, that's why removing one of the DIMMs helps (sometimes).
Take the updated BIOS version and BIOS update utility you downloaded from the manufacturer’s website and copy them to the newly bootable USB stick. Once the prompt appears, you will need to type the exact name of your BIOS update utility or flash tool such as “bupdater” or “afudos” or “awdflash.” If your files and update tool are located within a different folder, such as ours seen in the image above, then you need to first access that folder using the command “cd\.
Upon restart, enter the BIOS again using the method above.The simplest way to update a BIOS is via USB, and today in the Ge Force Garage we'll show you how. To update your BIOS, first check your currently installed BIOS version.