An fscked BIOS doesn't look like anything because it can't do
anything. Was this board dead before you got it, or did it fail
during or after flashing the BIOS on an upgrade? If that's what
happened it won't boot.
I assume you've been to
As I haven't seen one of those boards in a while, I dloaded the
manual to determine one thing: is the BIOS chip removeable, or is it
soldered to the MOBO? I couldn't tell form having a look at the
If it can be removed I'd say your best bet is to replace it--but for
what they ask for BIOS chips where I live you could probably replace
the board for the same price. Or perhaps you could find a used board
that was dead for a reason other than the BIOS.
Don't know about the file extension you mentioned, as all I've ever
used is AFLASH.EXE, which MUST be run in DOS mode from a floppy.
Have you tried ASUS tech support: http://email@example.com
The also have a newsgroup. Sorry I don't recall the url but it can be
found easily on their website, somewhere under tech support.
Hope this helps,
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