bios is always risky update, and toshiba is very well known to stuff up they bios...
first advice, never, ever, update bios from inside of your operating system...
as your computer is already dead, try this method, i cannot recall if you have phoenix or amibios but should work on both:
1. remove power and battery from dead laptop
2. download again bios and unfold it, remember the folder, do not run it!
3. go to this folder and find file with suffix *.rom, rename it to amiboot.rom
4. copy amiboot.rom to usb drive
5. plug usb drive into usb port
6. press and hold fn+b, plug in power cord and press power button
7. if after few seconds you see screen flashing and toshiba logo then returns, you just saved your laptop and few dollars...
8. allow it to boot, switch off, re-insert the battery and use as before.
if this do not work, i am afraid tha tyou need to find some toshiba centre which will flash and re-program bios for your. do not get conned into replacing motherboard! there are non-toshiba repairers which charge between $30 and $100 to flash "dead" bios, toshiba for replacement motherboard want over $300.00
if you find my advice helpful, plese do not hesitate to leave comment and vote 4 fo rme, thanx!
Aug 01, 2010 |
Toshiba Satellite P205D-S8804 Laptop