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Bios i up grade my bios mistacely from 3a18 to 3a24 and after restart the lcd doesn't turn on and hear 3 beep (1 long 2 short) i cant find any jumper and i remove the battery but he do the same think the bios chip is installed and can not be removed my notebook is acer aspire 1640z. most service here in albania can't repair it i don't know why? they neither show it. please help me with this problem. how can i install the bios version from begining my notebook doesn't have floppy. thanks

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Hi, I just did a quick search. Maybe the info here can help. http://www.wimsbios.com/phpBB2/topic8541-15.html

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