Windows 10: Flashing VBIOS

  1.    25 Sep 2016 #1

    Flashing VBIOS


    When flashing my NVIDIA GTX 970M VBIOS with fvbios, it tells me to disable the Nvidia Display Adapter in the device manager. I disable it, but then it doesn't detect it when running fvbios. I enabled it and opened the 3d animation in the nvidia control panel, and it detects it but when pressing y to go forth with the flash it doesn't do anything. Help!
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  2.    25 Sep 2016 #2

    I have only used NVFLASH. It worked.

    (It also required that the display adapter be disabled in Device Manager.)

    As you're working with a 970m, I suppose that it's in a laptop rather than the desktop that you list in your specs. I wonder whether it has dual graphics, and whether that adds additional complexity.
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    Windows 10 Home x64 (Laptop), Windows 10 Pro x64 (Desktop)
       26 Sep 2016 #3

    I would only do this if really essential since you can brick your GPU.
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  4.    26 Sep 2016 #4

    Steve C said: View Post
    I would only do this if really essential since you can brick your GPU.
    ... and bricking the graphics in a laptop may be harder to fix than in a desktop.
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  5.    26 Sep 2016 #5

    Newer versions of NVFlash auto disable the CARD for you now .........

    I have not done this on a mobile Chip though......


    KB.
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