GA-Z97X-UD5H - Lost Both BIOSs - No Boot - WHAT NOW.

Owen CARLTON 1 Reputation point
2022-11-10T05:30:16.677+00:00

I have been working on this PC trying to solve Boot issues - I got to thr point where I decided to update the Chipset Drivers and the BIOS from F8 to F9.
I killed the #1 BIOS, by Inadvertently Pressing the CMOS Clr Button, with Power On.
I then switched to #2 BIOS and worked the rest of the day with no problems - In hindsight, I should have Copied the Backup BIOS #2 to the Original BIOS #1, but I did not.
Next morning, I tried to Boot and I had Nothing on the Screen (Black) - No Messages - Nothing at all, except I heard the CD/DVD RW found by the BIOS in POST, I guess.
I Switched back to BIOS #1, hoping it had been Automatically Restored from the #2 BIOS - No such Luck.
SOooooo - Where to Next.
It is NOT possible to get a Replacement NB of this Configuration, so, I would like to get this thing Resolved with BIOS updated, by some means that can be easily applied and that will work - All I have read on Google that is related, is Worthless and wanders off onto other Topics.
I would appreciated whatever assistance you can offer.
I am an Ex Service Veteran Pensioner, so I do Not have Cash to throw around.

Cheers

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  1. Andreas Baumgarten 99,551 Reputation points MVP
    2022-11-10T07:11:45.937+00:00

    Hi @Owen CARLTON ,

    maybe this is helpful: https://forum.giga-byte.co.uk/index.php?topic=16286.0

    The issue is related to a specific motherboard of a specific vendor. You best option might be to ask in the Gigabyte support forums: https://forum.giga-byte.co.uk/index.php

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    Regards
    Andreas Baumgarten

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