Originally posted by Lonman
roflmao, great post.
Yes, if done incorrectly you will cook your bios chip bad enough to not be able to boot your computer. But it's just part of the learning curve. Sometimes a thing as small as a bios update can net great returns - not just for the problem you're experiencing with shutdown but for overall performance.
I've flashed my board at least a dozen times. Of course i never deviate from the manufacturers instructions on flashing it... too risky. Just read until you understand, and then go for it. Just read everything, don't skip that last sentence.