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Join Date: May 2011
Re: MSI GT780: black screen after BIOS update
It is now clear that your BIOS is corrupted and there is just one option for you to get the issue solved is to flash the corrupted BIOS. With the help of the below mentioned steps you will overwrite the corrupted BIOS and fix your system back. Just follow the given steps properly:
- First of all you will have to download the clean BIOS as of the motherboard manufacturer's site. You can do that from some other working computer. There are two kind of BIOS installation and they are Flash Drive utility and CD-ROM utility. You can select the one according to the USB flash drive or CD-ROM burner availability.
- Format the CD-ROM or USB flash drive and make a boot device used for new BIOS. Now you can connect the flash drive to the USB port and if you are using CD-ROM burner then insert the blank CD into it. Select the option for format after right clicking in the drive. See for the checkbox that is labeled as "Create an MS-DOS startup disk." After this start with the format process.
- Now, you will have to copy all the BIOS content into the boot directory of the USB flash drive or CD that you are using. Write the name for the .exe file which is integrated with the file contents with BIOS file name.
- Now you are ready with your boot device and you will have to connect that with the computer with corrupted BIOS. Start that computer and wait until you get the screen for boot selection.
- From the boot Device Menu, you will have to choose the BIOS boot device. Press the F8 key and that will open the boot selection menu. From here, you will have to boot to command prompt.
- Now, enter the .exe file name as of the BIOS contents and then hit the space bar.
- Now, enter the BIOS file name and hit enter button in order to flash the BIOS file onto system.
- After the completion of the process, you ca n remove the boot device from that computer and restart the computer in order to activate new BIOS.
: in order to get the exact model of the motherboard that you are using, you can simply open the case cover and examine the motherboard. You will get the model name stamped there.