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  1. #1

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    Windows 8.1

    MSI Mobo BIOS Updating Through Windows...

    I updated my BIOS through windows using MSI's Live Update 6 software and it has been stuck on this screen for about 30 minutes...
    Is this normal? I'm scared to reboot it because I'm concerned about getting stuck in a possible boot loop.
    Any ideas?

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  2. #2

    If you reboot, and the BIOS is in fact corrupt, you won't get stuck in a boot loop.

    You will get stuck with no-POST, much worse than a boot loop.

    What is the model of your motherboard? I can find its internal technicians manual and find out if there is a disaster recovery method. Sometimes they're very easy to perform.

    Don't reboot that computer until I find out first, just in case the chip was erased but not flashed, or returns a bad checksum.
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    Posts : 149
    Windows 8.1

    I choose to reboot it and Windows booted up just fine.
    It was a scary experience. I will never make a attempt to update BIOS again through windows.
    I appreciate your response and effort in all of this.
    Thanks again!
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    Did the BIOS actually update?
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  5. #5

    Posts : 149
    Windows 8.1

    Hmm. I'm not sure. I will check on that. I'm just happy that nothing catastrophic didn't occur.
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