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Intel DH67CF old revision bricked with new Bios?

Hello!

I've recently purchased an Intel DH67CF used motherboard. I was buying it with vision of using new 22nm processors.

When I got a package I went to download section to update BIOS etc.

I confess - I didn't check the AA revision but since I am not a Windows user anyway, I couldn't use the Windows app to update BIOS. I downloaded the OS independent tool and used my USB pen drive to update the BIOS.

The motherboard was using 132 or older revision, I really don't remember and I decided to update to the newest 156.

Everything went smoothly and soon the update was done. Not a single warning or anything. What was a surprise, since then mobo is not booting anymore. It doesn't respond to any actions, nor checking USB for an a mouse, keyboard, pendrive (they don't work).

I've contacted my seller but he is unable to find the receipt for the motherboard; nevertheless the S/N checking tools says it should be under warranty for about a year longer.

I tried contacting Intel support but without a response. What can I do? Can I simply put the Mobo to the rubbish bin? I've desperately bought a second DH67CF so I just could use my PC but still have second bricked mobo I would really like to be functional.

Thanks for any help.

[BIOS recovery is not working, anyway the website says you cannot downgrade back to 132. BUT why it doesn't say that OLDER REVISION SHOULDN'T BE UPDATED?! ]

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I have exactly the same problem. Updated BIOS to version 156 and the board doesn't post anymore. If I power on the board the CPU-fan turns on but no VGA signal and no beep.

The board was working well before and I updated the BIOS with same method like you.

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I guess that you contacted Intel via E-Mail? Their E-Mail support isn't good imho, so you should try calling them. You can find the number right here -> http://www.intel.com/p/en_US/support/contact/phone Phone Support. Good luck!

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i have DH67CL with i52500K processor

but i need to know which RAM shall i put for this

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