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I have an acertravelmate C301 XCi tablet pc. I just recently tried to udate ther BIOS and all hell is broke loose. I have a black screen.

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  • Anonymous Dec 27, 2008

    I used the acer support website and it used winflash to update. it started and on the reboot the notebook didn't come back.

  • Christopher Sherwood
    Christopher Sherwood May 11, 2010

    With notebooks and tablet pc's, the bios is usualy permanantly damaged once something goes wrong with instaling a new bios

  • xpok7 May 11, 2010

    Why did you try to update the BIOS? You usually don't need to unless you're experiencing problems.

    What method did you use to try to update it? Meaning, how did you do it?

    If you can't get it to boot, you probably wiped or damaged it. I'm not familiar with tablet PCs. If it was a desktop, you could use jumper settings to reset it.


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I would call Acer on the telephone and ask them what is going on. This sounds like their problem to me.

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