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Bios chip failed

I have a Compaq Presario CQ50-107NR Notebook PC laptop. I tried updating the bios chip but before it could finish it lost power ( the battery died) and now it won't start. All i get from it is four beeps. no boot up screen nothing. what should i do?

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Open the back side ten remove battery.then refixit after clen dust from it.
if problem stilll then remove cmos cell for 15 minutes then it reset .

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