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Bios flash failure

Dear Sirs,
I recently pulled out the old pcg fr130 to replace the battery so it would not shut off every 5-20 minutes

Then I noticed the touchpad working intermittently

So I thought to flash bios to fresh copy

Not on 5 minutes the battery failed in the middle of the flash.

Now when I turn it on all I get is a fan, brief hdd sound and power light.

Please help

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Re: bios flash failure

Not good new i am afraid :(

Your bios chip needs reprogrammed. If its a removable one u are in luck and can buy a replacement but most laptop are soldered on ones so it will need to be done professionally.

Never flash bios when running on battery and pray for a powercut not to happen.....too late now though sorry :(

Never flash a bios unless its really needed either.

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news.

Posted on Jan 06, 2008

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