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Unable to boot-says system rom image corrupt

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Compaq somewhere on their website has legacy updates and archive products that will allow you to download legacy updates to very older machines. Its not guaranteed but you might be able to download a BIOS upgrade from that site and boot from the floppy drive and reflash the BIOS.

You can also try resetting the BIOS by changing the bios jumper pin on your motherboard. Instructions on how to do this must be googled by you (Make sure you have the right model and make before you search and print out the directions.) A majority of BIOS chips are fixed onto the motherboard with very few where I have seen removable if a flash or corruption occurs.

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If you have the model number handy, and another computer with a floppy drive, hp.com has all the ROMPaqs for download.

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Give a try to update BIOS. Click here and follow the intrsuction

  1. Obtain a formatted 1.44-MB diskette and place it in your A: drive.
  2. Download the SoftPaq to a directory on your hard drive. The file that is downloaded is an executable with a filename based on the SoftPaq Number above.
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1 beep usually indicates that the System, is ok and past The Bios Tests. i,d suggest that you may have flashed the incorrect bios. or it has not updated thoroughly. or corrupt.
there a couple of possible solutions, one is to reflash with the original bios. secondly maybe to obtain the vga/graphics chip drivers onto a cd, and boot the laptop up with the disk in the drive.
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here you will get
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fanu,
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Enter your bios & disable the Full screen logo found in Boot settings. the 510 splash image is part of the bios.
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