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Bios Flash running windows now dead

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I have a toshiba A60-S1691ST now it is no power, it started with a system bios update, i download a new bios build date new than i have, try to run using windows, then after a while windows turns blue screen I cannot do anything but to unplug the power and battery, when i put them back the system is now no power output, I cannot turn on. Is there any solution for this, i need assistance thanks.

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  • RonnieR Jul 30, 2008

    board level finding solution, fuses checked ok but still it has no sign of power source, battery pack is fully charge but cannot generate power.

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You have a bad flash which means you corrupted the bios you will either have to take to a repair shop and have a new chip installed or buy a new mother board

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Hello, My name is Keith and I run a small computer repair store in Alabama. I have a customer that has a Toshiba Satellite C75D-B7200 and he cannot remember the BIOS password


Hello Keith!


First of all, there is an OEM Toshiba software out there to flash the bios directly from windows, doing so will remove any password and restore the BIOS to it's original settings with an updated version. If that still doesn't work, consider a 3rd party software to recover the password or if the bios is socketed and none of the above solutions worked, order a new one directly from Toshiba.

Be ABSOLUTELY SURE to flash the BIOS with the correct version according to the model number of the laptop and that you connect the laptop with the power adaptor so it does not run out of battery in the middle of the process failing to do so might rend the computer unusable with a corrupted BIOS file.

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Bat bios checksum problems solve


Step 1:
Update ASUS BIOS b> Insert bootable floppy disk or USB drive. Copy the updated BIOS file to floppy disk or USB drive.
(Note: BIOS file and boot files should fit on a floppy disk. If the BIOS file is too large to fit with boot files, consider using the EZ Flash method described below.) Insert the motherboard support CD into optical drive. Copy AFUDOS.EXE from CD to a floppy disk or USB drive. Reboot. When the DOS prompt appears, type the following: afudos /i[name of BIOS file]For example, "p4c800b.rom" might be the name of the new BIOS file. "afudos
/ip4c800b.rom" is the command that will install it. Wait. Your monitor will display the update's progress with a series of messages: "Reading file," then "Erasing flash," then "Writing flash." The "writing flash" message will be followed with a percentage counter that tells you how far the write has proceeded. The final message will be
"Verifying flash." DO NOT switch off or reboot at any point in this process or you will ruin your motherboard. After the update is complete, the utility will return to the DOS prompt. Remove your floppy disk and reboot. Enter the BIOS Menu and load "Setup Default." Save and reboot. You're finished. b> Update Using EZ Flash Copy your new BIOS files to a floppy disk or USB drive. Reboot. When the system is at POST, press "Alt" + "F2" to enter EZ-Flash. Alternatively, on late model motherboards you may press "Delete" to enter BIOS setup, then access EZ-Flash from the "Tools" option on the navigation bar. (Select Tools > ASUS EZ Flash 2 > YES) Wait for your system to check current BIOS information. Insert your floppy or USB with the new BIOS file. Select the drive letter with the BIOS update file, then select the file. Wait for your system to check the update file. After the file check is finished, click "Yes" to update your BIOS. Wait. Let the update procedure run until it finishes. Do not switch off or reboot or you will ruin your motherboard. When the update is finished, remove the floppy or USB drive and reboot. Enter the BIOS Menu and load "Setup Default." Reboot. You're finished. b> Update Through the Internet If it isn't installed already, install the ASUS Update utility. You can either download it or use the copy on your motherboard's support CD. Close all Windows applications if any are running. Launch the ASUS Update utility from the Windows desktop by clicking "Start>Programs>ASUS>ASUSUpdate>ASUSUpdate." The "ASUS Update" main window will then appear. Select "Update BIOS" from the "Internet option" drop-down menu. Click "Next." Select the ASUS FTP site nearest you, or choose "Auto Select." Click "Next." From the FTP site, select the BIOS version that you wish to download. Click "Next." Start the update. Wait for it to complete.

http://support.asus.com/technicaldocuments/technicaldocuments.aspx?root=198&SLanguage=en-us

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What's your problem I NEED MY BIOS PASSWARD


To reset the Toshiba BIOS password, use software

ACPI Flash BIOS version 2.30 for Satellite L655
(support for model L655-S5101, etc)

Important
1. This release offers the option to install the BIOS directly from within Windows operating systems. To do so, simply select the 'Windows Installation' option from the Launcher menu, and click 'Ok'.
2. Please close all programs before executing the Windows-based installer.
3. It is REQUIRED that the computer be connected to AC power via the AC adapter, and that the power-save mode is set to 'Full Power' or the equivalent while installing the BIOS.

How to use:
1. Download ACPI Flash BIOS
2. Double-click the file sk2cv230.exe - select install

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3. After the install is complete, the image will appear as below. Highly recommended you read the instructions first, or you can select Install from Windows.

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4. Click OK. Do you want to upgrade the BIOS - Yes

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5. After the update completes, the computer will automatically shut down or restart. Power on the computer if it is off. While the "Toshiba" LOGO is displayed, press the F2 function key to start BIOS Setup. Check the version of BIOS and press the F9 function key then Enter to load setup defaults. Press the F10 function key then Enter to save settings and exit. The computer will automatically reboot.


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Nov 17, 2011 | Toshiba Satellite L655-S5101 Laptop

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Trying to fix this toshiba laptop that does not power up correctly. switch turns green, hd spins up but no video on lcd or external vga connector. Tried both AC and battery with same results. Did...


Are you getting the splash screen and BIOS screens? If you used an external display and two mother boards with no luck, sounds like a connection of some kind.

Sep 24, 2011 | Toshiba Satellite A135-S2276 Notebook

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Bios Faile


bios is always risky update, and toshiba is very well known to stuff up they bios...

first advice, never, ever, update bios from inside of your operating system...

as your computer is already dead, try this method, i cannot recall if you have phoenix or amibios but should work on both:


1. remove power and battery from dead laptop
2. download again bios and unfold it, remember the folder, do not run it!
3. go to this folder and find file with suffix *.rom, rename it to amiboot.rom
4. copy amiboot.rom to usb drive
5. plug usb drive into usb port
6. press and hold fn+b, plug in power cord and press power button
7. if after few seconds you see screen flashing and toshiba logo then returns, you just saved your laptop and few dollars...
8. allow it to boot, switch off, re-insert the battery and use as before.

if this do not work, i am afraid tha tyou need to find some toshiba centre which will flash and re-program bios for your. do not get conned into replacing motherboard! there are non-toshiba repairers which charge between $30 and $100 to flash "dead" bios, toshiba for replacement motherboard want over $300.00

if you find my advice helpful, plese do not hesitate to leave comment and vote 4 fo rme, thanx!

Aug 01, 2010 | Toshiba Satellite P205D-S8804 Laptop

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Hi, i was carrying out a bios update on my toshiba equium A60 laptop. it dicided to freeze on me, i tried to turn the power off this didnt work i ended up removing the battery. when the battery was...


That does not sound good. If the Bios update was incompleted and the BIOS ROM was erased then the computer might be dead. You would need to take it to someone who can pull the bios chip and re-burn it using a device or burn the bios to a new chip and then install it. Whenever you are updating your bios you are taking a risk and that is why they tell you to only update when you are having computer problems. And never update a Laptop on battery powern alone. I am not saying that you did I am just giving advice.

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Bios update failed, computer will not start


the bios of your motherboard has gone , replace it,

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Recovery


Windows XP does have RAID drivers, but it really doesn't have anything to do with this problem. Try a bios flash with either updated bios version, if any, or the original bios. Your problem is much deeper that a hard drive or operating system. Your problem is in the motherboard, if the bios flash doesn't do it, then the motherboard may need to be replaced. Take it to a tech and have them run down the exact problem.

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Battery Problem


it may not be problem with bios settings , check all power options i have a software to check the battery condition and what is the problem in battery, can u give ur mail id i send to u

Jun 25, 2008 | Toshiba Satellite A60-S1561 Notebook

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How do I flash my bios when Ican't get into windows.


If you are totally determined that BIOS is the issue, You can use other computer to make a BIOS update disk which can be a floppy disk or CD-ROM. You need to download related BIOS update and write on the media(CD or Floppy) as bootable, here is the link that you can download latest version of BIOS update

http://www.csd.toshiba.com/cgi-bin/tais/su/su_sc_dtlViewDL.jsp?soid=1362775&moid=513329&rpn=PSP10U&BV_SessionID=@@@@1226560289.1199954361@@@@&BV_EngineID=ccccaddmmkkhhdecgfkceghdgngdgmm.0&ct=DL&all_docs=false

you will see step by step instruction once you download and open the BIOS updater. I hope it will resolve your issue. Please post for further assistance.

Good Luck

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