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Problem my machine dont boot even u cannot see dos mode and moreoover to it beeps when i swich it on but when i remove the bios it stops but nothing appear i have change the processor and the memory to but still nothing appear can it be my system configuration

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My computer does not send signal to my monitor i can hear it running but does nothing ive tried a new video card i dont even get a bios screen

Posted on Aug 11, 2008



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If you cannot access the bios at all even after a cmos clear, then bios chip is damaged, unless you can and are able fit another one you will have to replace the motherboard

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I have a Dell Laptop 17RSE 7720 that I cannot Flash the Bios on. I have not tried to do it using Dos. I get Error 216 or 105.

nice a full model stated, rare here. NO OS< windows 10?
Windows, 10 ,removed the DOS mimic DLL files so now we must use freedos if DOS is needed, so I ask OS used above.
No reasons stated, the Intel processor venerability issue? what ?
or hacking BIOS , the possibles are ENDLESS. DYK
did you use F12 sandbox install
or did you make USB with freedos on it.

why not go to dell first and not fixya we are not dell.
do not flash BIOS until you learn the risks, did you?>
do not do that, unless you:
1: must, (have real compelling reasons to brick a good working perfect pc, (repeat 3 times for effect). oops....a daisy.

2; make 100 % sure the flash binary you get matches the exact service tag model PC you own , i bet you did not ask Dell to tell you that exact file that matches what you own.
I think but am not sure(dell has decompression locks on the file)
but I think they have more one ROM binary inside thee 10MB file.
but be nice if they said that, (their lil secret)

DID you used F12 mode? to update?
and from what version to what version.?????

3: Dell does not have what I call EZ_flash, that is using BIOS to flash itself. (super safe way, if power is good) Dell runs scripts at next boot to load bios binaries, in sand box , F12 way.
the EXE file there:
I always look first, I trust no one, on any binaries.
the exe passes virustotal and malwarebytes.
But the exe is locked, out. (decompression)
I think I know why (UEFI rules again)

5: is your PC set up with UEFI BIOS?
and safe boot? off
bitlocker suspended?

why not talk here at dell on same topic.
why leave DELL>?

One more problem. UEFI is H3LL
most makers OEM now block regression paths of bios.
so are you regessing ? trying to load, older BIOS version
you cant in most cases. did you? no before after stated. versions.
also learn that many PC, they upgraded UEFI like 10 times
and some you must do step by step, never v1 to v10 ok?
or it fails.

now some faCTS ON LAPTOPS.
Dell does not use Ez-flash, sadly is the best there is, not used.
this method has no possible way to multitask and fail.
the second most safe is running DOS(freedos is free) HP does.
The third most safe way is windows sand box. way. F12 per dell
and 4th flashing under windows live, is totally wrong.
never flash on any preemptive multitasking OS, live. do not.
may tired, many died (bricked forever)

this version>?
Version Version 1.11.1, 1.11.1 Category BIOS Release date 03 Jul 2018 Last Updated 03 Jul 2018
The normal Dell way under w10 , it creates install scripts in a file on your
hdd (not bitlocker'd) and then reboots w10 to sand box.
then w10 runs in special mode,(no it is not DOS) and this mode
safely installed the flash binaries.
if this fails or the HDD is missing (lol) or has linux loaded, you didnt say, then you can do this.
The below from Dell uses the word DOS in lazy way.
its not DOS, ok> DOS is MS product, or DRI, DR.DOS
Freedos is a modern version of DOS that runs on new hardware the real DOS (MS) can never do. ok?
I am told dell uses the w10 sand box method (w7/8/10)
I see dell ended this switch, -writeromfile
you can not extract the rom file.

this makes FREEDOS disk boot on the USB.
did you do this?
=-------------------------------------off dell ------------------------------
BIOS Update Executable for Windows/DOS

1. Click Download File to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click Save to save the file to your hard drive.

Run the BIOS update utility from Windows environment
1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file.
2. Windows System will auto restart and update BIOS while system startup screen.
3. After BIOS update finished, system will auto reboot to take effect.

Run the BIOS update utility from DOS environment if Legacy Boot Mode(Non-Windows users)
1. Copy the downloaded file to a bootable DOS USB key.
2. Power on the system, then Press F12 key and Select "USB Storage Device" and Boot to DOS prompt.
3. Run the file by typing copied file name where the executable is located.
4. DOS System will auto restart and update BIOS while system startup screen.
5. After BIOS update finished, system will auto reboot to take effect.

Run the BIOS update utility from DOS environment if UEFI boot mode with Load Legacy Option disabled (Non-Windows users)
1. Copy the downloaded file to a bootable DOS USB key.
2. Power on the system, then go to BIOS Setup by pressing F2 and go to "General-Boot Sequence - Boot List Option".
3. Change "UEFI" to "Legacy" of Boot List Option.
4. Click "Apply","Exit" to save changes and reboot system.
5. Press F12, then Select "USB Storage Device" and Boot to DOS prompt.
6. Run the file by typing copied file name where the executable is located.
7. DOS system will auto restart and update BIOS while system startup screen.
8. After BIOS update finished, system will auto reboot.
9. Go to BIOS Setup by pressing F2 and go to "General > Boot Sequence > Boot List Option".
10. Change "Legacy" to "UEFI" Boot Option.
11. Go to "Exit > Exit Save Changes" and reboot system.

Note 1: You will need to provide a bootable DOS USB key. This executable file does not create the DOS system files.
Note 2: Please make sure you suspend BitLocker encryption before updating BIOS on a BitLocker enabled system.
If you don't enable BitLocker on your system you can ignore i

Bios does not see cd-rom but dos does, can't boot cd

Sounds like a hardware issue. Try downloading UBUNTU as an alternative to Windows. If you still need windows Install virtual box for UBUNTU and run it that way.

Virtual Box:

You probably have tried holding "F12" during bootup. This will give you the option to start from the CD.

If you suspect it's a BIOS issue try flashing the BIOS. You can do this by going to the PC manufacturer website and searching for support- Drivers and downloads.

If your BIOS supports USB boot you can try to update the BIOS that way. Then going back and configuring it for CD boot.

You can also try to create an ISO image of Windows and install it via USB.

I have an Acer TravelMate 4500 512Mb Ram an 80GB HDD, which doesn't run the operating system boot after bios boot. when I swich on it comes up a bios boot and after that the laptop screen's becomes...

1. Remove or Unplug any recently added hardware.
2. Remove and replace the battery.
3. Press and hold the power button for 7-10 secs to power ON the computer.
4. Try booting to windows Operating System in Safe Mode. (Press F8 key as soon as you restart).
5. Check if the Hard Disk is detected and listed with its capacity of 80GB in BIOS. (Press F2 as soon as you restart).
6. Reset BIOS to default values.
7. If computer boots to windows in Safe Mode, then perform a system restore to an earlier date.
8. Install any updates available for BIOS.
9. If Hard disk is listed in BIOS, perform system recovery using the recovery partition or the recovery discs.
10. If Hard disk is not listed in BIOS, contact any nearest service center to get the computer serviced.

When i turn it on just the green lights and nothing on display with 16 beeps

There are lots of reasons for the beeps. Most of the time its a hardware issue and most of it is the RAM. Please red the below link and hope it would be of help.
You may try to do some isolation of the problem. You may
  • remove the RAM memory and check if the beeping stops
  • remove the Harddrive and check if the beeping stops
  • boot the computer using external device like USB CD/DVD Drive, floppy drive with DOS...etc and check if it goes through.
From here you would know what causing this error. Hope this helps.

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Hit F-8 and start in Safe Mode, do you have the back up cd's, let me know

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Remove and reinsert the dimms
reseat the video card also
put everything back and try agailn
If this dont work reseat the cpu and repeat steps above

If the above fails to fix

If it will boot into safe mode
and use the standard vga as
you did before and restart
and try to reinstall the drivers
You are sure you installed the rilght
drivers for your OS
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