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Aorus MOBO updating BIOS caused OS error.

Hey All,


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I woke up this morning to an error on my AORUS XTREME Mobo and it would not post. Long story short I had to take out and re-sit every RAM stick, GPU and memory to be able to get it to post again. So I had to re-install Windows again.


The problem,

I was looking at the BIOS ver and it was well out of date and there was quite a few hardware compatibility issues being addressed in the updates since the version I had. So I updated the BIOS from Windows, which is recommended by GigaByte. But now I can't get into Windows and each time it goes to load it reboots back to the BIOS. Can someone tell if they have also had the same issue? Was the issue that the BIOS was so out of date that Windows was not able to boot with the new one? B/c the BIOS layout is COMPLETELY different to the one it came with.


Needless to say I am doing a clean install, so I am not asking for a solution.


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Last year i did a bios update 2 times and i had to re install Windows ......

CPU:i7 9700k 5047.5Mhz All Cores Mobo: MSI MPG Z390 Gaming Edge AC, RAM:Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB 3200MHz DDR4 OC 3467Mhz GPU:MSI RTX 2070 ARMOR 8GB OC Storage:Samsung SSD 970 EVO NVMe M.2 250GB, 2x SSD ADATA PRO SP900 256GB, HDD WD CB 2TB, HDD GREEN 2TB PSU: Seasonic focus plus 750w Gold Display(s): 1st: LG 27UK650-W, 4K, IPS, HDR10, 10bit(8bit + A-FRC). 2nd: Samsung 24" LED Monitor (SE390), Cooling:Fazn CPU Cooler Aero 120T Push/pull Corsair ML PRO Fans Keyboard: Corsair K95 Platinum RGB mx Rapidfire Mouse:Razer Naga Chroma  Headset: Razer Kraken 7.1 Chroma Sound: Logitech X-540 5.1 Surround Sound Speaker Case: Modded Case Inverted, 5 intake 120mm, one exhaust 120mm.

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1 minute ago, Constantin said:

Last year i did a bios update 2 times and i had to re install Windows ......

That is harsh. Although, I can sort of understand that it would put the OS out of wack. Glad to know that is was not just my incompetence.

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