That should solve your problem. Dec 24, Posts: I tried everything, but the floppy drive was not even reading on powerup, so there was no way to flash the original bios that I had backed up. Tue Nov 29, 4: Pros Fast performance, Stable,.

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ECS Nforce4-a Rev Socket Motherboard Dual DDR PCI Express | eBay

Has anybody else had this problem? So I went to the ECS website, downloaded the 1. If anyone have any insights on this, please share. I recently tried to do this upgrade following Hat’s guide to avoid a reinstall which worked perfectly.

Learn more about Amazon Prime. My ECS board will probably just nforce4-x939 in the closet, because it’s only worth about as much as it would cost to get a new bios chip.

The nofrce4-a939 of the fan-cooled nForce4 chipset is also very close to the PCIe slot, which may hinder cards that have cooling solutions on their top side. DMI area and clear cmos both checked, so I had main block and dmi block selected in winflash 1.

Elitegroup ECS nForce4-A939, Socket 939, AMD Motherboard

There are no manual registry changes needed. Sat Nov 26, 2: Thu Nov 17, 1: All things considered, this board is a great performer, but we found some of its physical features to be awkward. It lacks FireWire, which may not be a concern for you unless you have an early model iPod or like hooking up to your DV camcorder to your PC.


So DriverGuru, you were right about not needing to re-install XP. If I just throw a few terms at Excel yes, I know Excel isn’t well suited for this. A word to the wise re: I’ve tried many things to fix this, i’ve even reinstalled to a new operating system.

When I turn on the nforc4-a939 I just get a black screen with nothing on it. Normally I wouldn’t do this, since I flashed the bios, ece they sold a dual core combo that does not work unless you nforcce4-a939 the bios, so I feel justified.

Thu Dec 08, 9: Dec 9, Posts: Sat Dec 17, 2: Also, turn of everything you can before flashing. Cons Floppy port in bad location, poor memory slots.

Cleared CMOS, nothing, tried spitting on the board, nothing. Sat Dec 10, 1: Does anything at all show up on the black screen when the mobo powers up? I get this message when the BIOS.

ECS NFORCE4-A939 – motherboard – ATX – Socket 939 – nForce4

I didn’t do a fresh XP install. Anyway, I thought I must have done something wrong so I returned my board and got another. BTW, I’ve flashed the bios of plenty of boards in the past with no problems, and both of these flashes claimed to be successful, so I can only think that the problem is with the bios itself. Then I used the guide by uddarts read it all which shows these settings exs i used: Now I’m stuck with a dead motherboard.


After a day of trying everything I could think of I took the board back to Fry’s and got another one. It looks to me like the bios that ECS has for download on their website does not work with this board. Unlimited One-Day Delivery and more.

When I ran it everything appeared to flash correctly.