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Bad Bios Flash


Gateway Profile 4 Interface Motherboard
Socket 478 For Harappa 10 BA41-00306A 2001674
I need a recovery procedure from a bad flash.

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Chip set you need a special electronic adaptor
that connects to each pin of this bios chip and a programming unit. Thuis is not available as far as I know. Chip burning is a great invention but took avway the fun of repair. Thats why they say to flash you need a dependable system setup that will not crash or you lose it all! I lost a modem like that I had to download on a dialup and flash it on the fly. My ISP flaked out behind my back and I had to return the goods to where I bought it and get a new on but did not flash it at all.

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Find the original bios that worked and flash it again. Hpefully it will take you back to a working configuration.

Posted on Aug 01, 2009

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I try update my bio on my ao0751h netbook acer, and doesn't successfully, now my netbook doesn't turn on. How i recovery a bios?


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Modern motherboards have a boot-block BIOS. This is small area of the BIOS that doesn't get overwritten when you flash a BIOS. The boot-block BIOS only has support for the floppy drive.If you have a PCI video card,you won't see anything on the screen because the boot-block BIOs only supports an ISA videocard.
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  1. Replace the corrupt chip by a working one. The best option is to take the working BIOS chip from a motherboard which has the same chipset although that's not absolutely necessary. It just has to give you a chance of booting into DOS. Before pulling the working BIOS chip out of it's original motherboard, set the System BIOS cacheable option in the BIOS to enabled.
  2. After you have put the working BIOS in the motherboard with the corrupt BIOS boot the system to DOS (with a floppy or HD).
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  4. Flash an appropriate BIOS to the corrupt BIOS and reboot.

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  5. Turn the system off
  6. Change the Flash Recovery jumper back to the default position
  7. Leave the upgrade floppy in drive A: and turn the system on
  8. Continue with the original upgrade

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Note: 12345678.BIN represents the name of your BIOS.

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