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Happy face virus maybe in bios


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Vathros

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Ok here go's, I DL mobo drivers from intels site. After the reboot I got a black screen with a lil happy face at the bottom. I tried to put in my boot disk and format, but it wouldnt let me access A drive. "I even disabled other drives" Then I was able to boot from cd rom, So I put my windows cd in. I deleted the partition, then the install failed. So I pulled out the HD and put it in this comp and formatted it in windows. I replaced it, and still got the happy face. Then I DL recovery bio file on a floppy disk, Pulled the jumper and booted up. The drive beep 5 times, Intels site says it takes 2-5 mins, and that the system would shut down when finished. After 15 mins, I turned off the system, and replaced the jumper. I still have the happy face. My system is win xp, mobo is D845PBZ. Im hearing the virus is probably in the bios. Any help at all would be super great, I been working on it since yesterday. Ty John
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download the updated bios and install that, you may have to put the install in a bootable cd since your floppy doesnt work
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How do I do that? My bio knowledge isnt so hot
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Also my mobo is an intel D875pbz socket 478. The proc is P3.2 with HT. Im looking to buy a new mobo, any suggestions?
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