Hello guys another day anotherr question.heres the deal.
A while back i purchased an EPOX-8K9A socket A mobo for use i a freinds system.Upon recieving the board and trying to install it we ran into a strange problem.
The PC would start up,but no display would come up on the monitor not even the systems post or bio's screen.The monitor just seems to stay in standby mode.After we couldnt solve this problem we tested all the same hardware on my MSI KT4AV mobo and everything works fine.
After contacting the vendor i purchased it from they fowarded me to EPOIX tech support who made some suggestions but nothing yet fixed this problem.and worse of all EPOX wouldnt replace/repair it.so now i have this board that i cant use.
after reading around a few OCing forums i ran into a thread with a dude that is having a very similar problem.He was able to fix the problem by "hotflashing" the board bios.
now this may be noobish but i am totally unfamiliar with hotflashing.all i know is if i understand correctly you can take the bio's chip from another mobo which doesnt have to be exactly the same,just similar in specs to get the damaged board working again.
Is this correct?and if so do you guys know the best way to go about this.I was also wondering if there is perhaps a way to update the damaged boards bio's through another PC in some way.Thanks in advance and i look foward to all answers.
Right now i have nothing to lose with this board so im looking to expieriment alot just to gain knowledge in hopes of getting it working