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i had power outage when flashing the bios for my p4S5MG GL+ motherboard
link here to it
http://www.ecsusa.com/downloads/p4s5mg_gl.html

Is there anything else i can do like make a bootable cd or something ?


i tried the a drive trick didnt seem to light up the floppy and i dont have an ISA slot with this board
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Hardware/Q_20940838.html
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by:glus
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I have checked manual for your mainboard and it seems that the BIOS chip is in a socket - could you confirm ?
If yes,there are at least 2 possibilities to recover - one if you know somebody with the same mb and second if not.
But first answer question.
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by:aot2002
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i do not know anyone with the same exact model mb.
also yes it can be removed ?

can i order it from somewhere or can i get a flasher ?
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by:aot2002
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if so what would i be ordering ?
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by:glus
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You can flash it. What you need is to check chip name (under the sticker with BIOS name, write down everything what is on chip) and file with BIOS (.bin).
You can find http://www.recoverybios.com/biosrecovery/En/ or different.
Or you can ask somebody in shop with electronic components near your house, technical university (electronic depertment)..
There is few possibilities to programm this memory.
Good luck.
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by:aot2002
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Price: 12,60
is this ? 1200 dollars or what ?
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by:glus
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12.6 EU (euro) about 15 US$
In Europe: http://www.techspot.com/reviews/hardware/bios_saviour/index.shtml interesting article,
in US for example: http://www.biosman.com/contact.html (rather expensive).

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Dynamic1 earned 500 total points
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Honestly for the price of an ECS board I would just replace it who knows if it was a power surge. If you really want you can get a new chip but $25+ shipping. Those boards are like $50 shipped new. Goodluck.
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by:Dynamic1
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http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProductDesc.asp?description=13-135-139&depa=0 well here is one for 40 something bucks shipped
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