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Old 01-19-2011, 07:44 AM - Thread Starter
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Hi all,
I recently built an HTPC with an Intel DH55TC motherboard. I figured it would be a good idea to update the BIOS so I gave it a shot. I now realize that was unnecessary and ill-advised...but anyway.

I ran Intel's express BIOS update program, TCIBX10H.86A.0040.EB.EXE. It rebooted the first time and went to a black screen with only 2 lines of identification info at the top. There was nothing about current version, new version, status, etc. After about 2 min. it rebooted again and started Win7. At that point I got an Intel window saying that the update was successful.

I re-checked the BIOS version in SIW.exe. It was still at 0037 (I was expecting 0040). Then I restarted and went into the BIOS setup. The version there was also 0037 still.

The PC is working fine, but I am a bit worried about it.

Has anyone ever seen this or know what might have happened. I am hoping that the update failed and did nothing.


OS: Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Antec Fusion Remote Black Micro ATX Media Center / HTPC Case
Intel BOXDH55TC LGA 1156 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard
Antec EarthWatts Green EA-430D Power Supply
Intel Core i3-540 Clarkdale 3.06GHz LGA 1156
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EALS 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive
Kingston ValueRAM 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10600)
ASUS PCE-N13 PCI Express Wireless Adapter
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