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Windows 7: I messed my BIOS up, need help

28 Jun 2014   #1
wareagle 6

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 32-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
I messed my BIOS up, need help

Recently, my computer was running poorly and i had never updated my bios so i tried and i believe i messed up somehow. Sometimes it will start and other times it won't, sometimes it will start in safe mode and other times it won't. I have Biostar motherboard and an Intel chipset E2200. I have been to the website and tried to fix things but i'm not real sure where to start. Nothing i do seems to help and i am at wits end. I don't mind re-installing and starting over if i could reformat the hard drive i would do that and start over. Need help, thanks for anything.


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28 Jun 2014   #2
HarriePateman

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Do you have dual bios?
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28 Jun 2014   #3
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Welcome to Seven Forums.

Generally BIOS won't affect Windows but can address RAM or CPU problems, sleep, resume etc.

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28 Jun 2014   #4
wareagle 6

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 32-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

i don't know??? How would I know?
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28 Jun 2014   #5
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

The bios has nothing to do with windows running poorly, and re installing windows will not have any affect on the bios.

Where did you get the idea it would ?

Even though you`ve said you tried everything...........

Have you tried re flashing the bios ?
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28 Jun 2014   #6
wareagle 6

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 32-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

I tried downloading from Biostars website the utility for that but it didn't work so now i can't do very much. Sometimes i get a message that tells me some files may be corrutpted.
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28 Jun 2014   #7
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by wareagle 6 View Post
i don't know??? How would I know?
Know what? did you bother to click the links and read them?
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28 Jun 2014   #8
Boozad

W7 Pro x64 SP1 | W10 Pro IP x64 | W8.1 Pro x64 VM | Linux Mint VM
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by wareagle 6 View Post
i don't know??? How would I know?
Know what? did you bother to click the links and read them?
I think he was answering the post about dual BIOS mate.
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28 Jun 2014   #9
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Boozad View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by wareagle 6 View Post
i don't know??? How would I know?
Know what? did you bother to click the links and read them?
I think he was answering the post about dual BIOS mate.
Ahh, yes, probably so, sorry.

Have a read in the manuals you should have.
Is your computer a Dell or built yourself?
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28 Jun 2014   #10
wareagle 6

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 32-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

the computer was build for me. I have tried a different approach, i have a win 7 disc (not the original) and i have tried to install the OS again from the disc and haven't been successful. During one the attempts i choose the format option from the disc and now the drive has been formatted and the OS won't install. I feel like i fell deeper into the hole with that move. Still don't know what to do from this point. Someone please help. Thanks
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