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BIOS Flash failed

Got a STOP error with Windows XP (SP3) on my Lenovo 3000 N200 0769. Microsoft recommended installing a new BIOS, checked Lenovo site and version 3.3 from Phoenix was available. Mine was at version 1.05. Followed the instructions to download and flash the BIOS...used the Phoenix utility. Now the system will not load Windows, gets as far as the first two blue "running lights", flashes a blue screen, and goes to the boot options. I backed up the old bios but how can I restore it if windows won't load?

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  • jcrmassey Jan 31, 2009

    Bunnydawg, tried tapping the F8 but no difference,
    Harrel, will try and find the driver CD, but I think it is in San'a, Yemen (seriously) and I'm not at the moment

  • jcrmassey Feb 02, 2009

    Managed to get recovery disks from friend, turns out that the MBR was corrupted, don't know if it is a fault or a coincidence. have fixed the problem permanently (original STOP and all) by loading Ubuntu 8.04, stayed with 3.03 of the BIOS. Install of Ubuntu was easier than going back to XP SP2, then updating to SP3 and reloading all the patches etc. Thanks to Harrel and Bunnydawg.

  • Roberta Smith
    Roberta Smith May 11, 2010

    tap the f8... then boot to last known good configuration.

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If you still have the cd drivers from lennovo just put it on your cd rom and boot from it. bios flash will resotore 2 default

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