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Bios update killed my machine

Hi again, i posted this in the middle of the night and got immediate help, but sadly it hasnt sorted the prooblem out, any further ideas please? Hi, I downloaded the bios update for the nc6120 direct from the hp website, ran the update and i got the blue screen of death. it is a stop screen apparently, that says try to disable to bios shadowing or cacheing??
i can get no further than that i'm afraid. have i killed it or is there life after Mike?

Hope you can help,
Mike
Comment posted on Jan 24, 2009 Tried F8 and got into the set up, there is no Shadowing or chacheing that I can disable. I have also tried to reinstall windows to overwrite the problems but that wont even launch into safe mode

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You disable shadow and caching in bios at boot ...
at startup you need to hit f10 (modeels may vary)to enter setup(bios)
in bios make required changes save and exit.

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Some laptops/computers allow you to revert back to the previous BIOS frimware version (ie undo).
Don't know if this is supported on your laptop.

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