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While updating the ROM the process stopped and was told to retry and now when I turn it on I'm looking at 3 green lights and a blank screen like it won't even POST. What is the proceedure for restoring the ROM. I already tried unplugging the cmos battery which was no help.

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I believe you were trying to upgrade your BIOS flashing it, and apparently it crashed in between the process. Now since the chip is only a Read Only Memory the upgrade takes place electronically. You might have either tried the wrong version of upgrade or have used a faulty driver. In this case you'll have to take it to the service center or to an electronic expert who can flash the BIOS and install the upgrade without booting into the OS.
I'd suggest taking it to the authorized service center.

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I have very bad news,it seems like you were flashing the bios,due to the process not finishing you have done irreparable damage to your motherboard.

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To resolve the issue Error e225,

Turn the main power switch off and then back on-ICMF 4000 series/D400 Series

or

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There is a risk that the MF4150 will not operate if power interruption occurs
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1. Save the downloaded file "MF4150_FirmwareUpdateTool_V0xx.exe on local drive. (i.e. desktop)
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6. If [Found New Hardware Wizard] appears on your PC screen, click [Cancel] to exit the screen.
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7. Double-click ?MF4150_FirmwareUpdateTool_V0xx.exe? that you downloaded and saved.
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  • If an error occurs while transferring the firmware: Check if USB cable is properly connected. Click [Retry] to proceed.
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Then printer's display shows <FIRMWARE UPDATE> while updating the firmware.
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- Equipped with a USB port (either 1.1 or 2.0)
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2. Make sure that Processing/Data indicator (Green LED) on the MF4150's operation panel is turned off.
If the light is lit or blinking, wait until all the jobs are finished (i.e., COPY, PRINT, and SCAN), and that the Processing/Data indicator is turned off.
3. Make sure that Error indicator (Red LED) on the operation panel is turned off. If Processing/Data indicator (Green LED) is lit and Error indicator (Red LED) is blinking at the same time, jobs are held in the printer memory due to an error, possible cause is out of toner or paper has run out, or toner cartridge is not installed. Check the LCD for and error message and refer to the documentation that came with the printer to resolve the error.
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  • Do NOT use a USB hub to connect the cable, as it may lead to a connection error.
  • Make sure the machine is not in the Sleep mode (i.e., [Energy Saver] key on the operation panel is leit). To exit the Sleep mode, press [Energy Saver] and confirm that the Energy Saver light is off.
  • You need to log on as an administrator to perform this update.
  • Make sure that no other applications are running on your computer.
6. If [Found New Hardware Wizard] appears on your PC screen, click [Cancel] to exit the screen.
  • [Found New Hardware Wizard] screen may be displayed multiple times. Cancel anytime you encounter this screen while performing this update.
7. Double-click ?MF4150_FirmwareUpdateTool_V0xx.exe? that you downloaded and saved.
8. . Double-click "MF4150_V0xx_FirmwareUST.exe" that is in the newly created folder as a result of uncompressed downloaded file.
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  • Never turn of the power to the MF4150 while firmware is updating. If power interruption occurs while the firmware is being updated the control board will be damaged and will need to be replaced. The replacement of the control board and labor will not be covered under warranty.
  • If an error occurs while transferring the firmware: Check if USB cable is properly connected. Click [Retry] to proceed.
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