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Update Dell Vostro 1000 BIOS now wont turn on, nothing on display

I downloaded drivers from Dell support to install them on my recently installed Windows XP Pro to my Dell Vostro 1000 laptop, and accidentally downloaded and installed BIOS Update and now my laptop wont boot, theres nothing on screen. Thanks for any help!!

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  • dulcegory Dec 29, 2008

    I think it powers up, because I hear noise coming from it, like a fan and next to the power button it turns on two lights one is a 9 inside a padlock and an A inside a padlock, but nothing on screen.

  • Anonymous Jan 08, 2009

    My Dell Vostro Is about 3 Months Old Now, Normally running quite smoothly..

    However Today, I turned the power on AND Nothing..

    Lights ARE on when i plug it in..
    However Lights do NOT turn on when i switch the power..

    I have tried removing the battery for some time and returning it.. But to no avail..

    The fan does not run either..

  • Anonymous Feb 25, 2009

    I have the same poblem, fan and power light, but no display

  • Anonymous Apr 20, 2009

    Suddenly my system is showing the blank screen

  • fkarnagi May 14, 2009

    I also found the same problem.

    The light is on and the fan runs, but nothing appears on the screen.

    I just heard three beeps after powering on the laptop

  • fkarnagi May 14, 2009

    I also found the same problem.



    The light is on and the fan runs, but nothing appears on the screen.



    I just heard three beeps after powering on the laptop





  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    doesn't charge and doesn't power up

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    The Hard drive light on the Dell Vostro 1000 is red ant the laptop will not power up

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    New laptop, lags on youtube videos. The laptop was on display at the store for two days and seems perfectly fine other than this issue.

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    I have tried searching for a solution to my problem for a few months now to no avail. I can not afford to replace it anytime in the near future due to bills and vehicle maintenance.

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Had the same problem with my Dell Vostro, sent it to aqstech.com they did teh repair for $99 + shipping. Cheaper than a new laptop.

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Hopefully you can find something helpful on this site. Basically you need to flash or reset your bios now. this site also has some links to remove upgrades. LIke i said i hope this helps.

http://www.user-guides.co.uk/Dell/DellManuals/Dell.asp?keywords=Dell+Vostro+Manual&recor=1

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You may be in for some trouble, a failed bios update isn't always an easy fix. if you can find the cmos battery try to remove that for a few seconds. you will also need a disk version of the bios, download that from dell on another computer and copy it to floppy or cd and see if you can boot to that and reinstall the bios.

when you press the power button what happens, does it light up and run the fan? Nothing appears on the screen?

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