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HP bios update recovery, reboot and recovery again

Q: HP bios update recovery, reboot and recovery again

I receive a notification to update a BIOS, I accept it and the tablet download a updtaet. Now every time I turn on the tablet, it go to a screen with the title HP bios update, the text of the screen say: **************************************The system bios is being recovered. The recovery will take several minutes to completeDo not shut down your computer during the processWriting new BIOS image block xxx/2048Progress from 0 to 100%*************************************** after that, the screen change to ***************************************The system bios is being recovered. The recovery will take several minutes to completeDo not shut down your computer during the process Verifying new bios imageblock xxx/2048progress from 0 to 100%*************************************** and chage to ****************************************System BIOS recovery is completeUpon restart. the screen may be black for a few minutes and varius led lights may flash. Pleasedo not attempt to interrupt or power down during this timecontinue startup15**************************************** them the tablet reboot and start again.

A: HP bios update recovery, reboot and recovery again

Hi, Since you mentioned that the tablet is going to a screen with the title HP bios update.The system bios is being recovered. Please provide me the product number and serial number of unit so i can check for solution. If it is a android tablet you try performing the steps below. With the tablet powered off, press and hold the volume up (+) button and power button at the same time for about five seconds. ... When the Android system recovery menu displays, use the volume down (-) button to highlight Wipe data/factory reset. ******Clicking the Thumbs-Up button is a way to say -Thanks!.********Click Accept as Solution on a Reply that solves your issue to help others** I am an HP Employee

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HP software said there was a bios update and it ran through this one screen said it recommended backing up the bios in case of corruption and it created a partition. Computer will now not boot and as its new I dont have a recovery disk. How is it that an automatic HP update can kill the computer. Anyone know if removing the partition will solve it or if /i have likely lost everything on the C drive. Any help appreciated thanks

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Does anyone have a resolution for this issue of all options disabled:  All the options are disabled.I've have tried to Create Recovery USB flash drive using the HP System BIOS Update Utility.MY HP 350 G1 will not boot. CapLock blinks twice. Need to Recover the Bios with the above procedure.I've attempted to create this uSB flash on 7 different pc's. Does not work.  

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my computer's BIOS has been recently been updated. when
i do a full recovery of my computer,do i need to re-update
the BIOS or does that survive a recovery/full format of a
computer?
THANKS AHEAD OF TIME
 

A:Solved: Update Bios Again? After A Full Recovery

No, the new bios is there to stay unless you flash it again.
 

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Hi,

I know this is is quite old computer, but until now it was just enough good for my usage.
Anyway, after I have done a recovery of the Windows Vista OS that came with my computer, I got a notification from one of Toshiba tools that there is an updated BIOS available for my computer.
I've downloaded it and tried to perform an update. After the process had (probably) finished, the computer did not react to touchpad and keyboard. I was not sure if the update was really successful, especially because it looked like the computer was is frozen state. So I left it for next +/- 30 minutes but no change.
Then I decided to reset it as even the power button was not working. So I had to remove the battery and unplug the AC power.

... and the computer was (almost) dead then.

Now it is so that when I press the power button it seems to power up, but the screen remains blank, the fan is working and Windows is not booting. It just makes one short scratching noise from the DVD drive and this is all.

My question is, what is the recovery procedure in my situation ? I've tried to look for some potential help on the Internet and I found some forum posts or articles stating that there are some recovery procedures for different BIOSes, but what is the procedure for my BIOS ? The only thing that I found "working" was that if I press the power button holding Fn+Esc keys, the laptop powers on with flashing power button. But how to force BIOS recovery flashing procedure ?

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A:Satellite A300D-156 BIOS update failed - I need help with recovery

This is really stupid situation now. You will not be able to fix it with some simple recovery operation. BIOS is screwed up.
In the past I was not faced with such situation but on this forum I found very interesting thread about BIOS ?recovering?. Please take some time and visit this thread.

Maybe this will help you with your machine.

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Hey all, recently my bios got corrupt somehow, so i tired the bios recovery process this is what it does 1) writng new bios image2)verifying new bios image  says the bios system recovery is complete and restarts the computer and starts back at the same process again and agian pls helpthank you 

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I had a working Vostro 3300 laptop and was doing maintenance to bring it up to date. I downloaded and installed the recommended BIOS update for this laptop... Dell Vostro 3300 System BIOS 3300A12.EXE | Windows/DOS (2 MB) BIOS Release date 17 JUL 2014. Last Updated 17 JUL 2014 Recommended The BIOS update failed and left the computer with no working BIOS.
I find some solution for vostro 3500 like :
1.  Download the Dell BIOS update .exe file to a USB flash drive.2.  Run the .exe file with /writehdrfile parameter3.  Run the .exe file with /writeromfile parameter4.  Copy the .hdr file to winery50.hdr5.  Remove the battery and AC power from the dead computer6.  Insert the flash drive into the dead computer's USB port7.  Hold down the End key and then connect the AC power8.  Dead computer reads USB flash and asks if update should be done9.  Allow the update to finish and then reboot.10.  Computer is now working normally.
But it doesnt work for me.
Can someone please help ?
Thanks

A:Vostro 3300 BIOS Update Failed - Recovery Procedure Needed

Two options at this point:
Have a shop un-solder the BIOS chip, flash it externally and re-solder it, or
Replace the mainboard.

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I had a working Vostro 3500 laptop and was doing maintenance to bring it up to date.
I downloaded and installed the recommended BIOS update for this laptop...

Dell Vostro 3500 System BIOS
3500A12.EXE | Windows/DOS (3 MB) BIOS Release date 7/21/2014 Last Updated 7/21/2014 Recommended

The BIOS update failed and left the computer with no working BIOS. F2 is dead. It will not boot.
I am pretty sure that there is a backup or primitive BIOS still in there, as when I start the machine with no battery and just AC power using the End key it continuously tries to read data from a 2GB flash drive. I assume that it would like to reload the BIOS from a file.

I know how to get the ROM contents from the above file using the /writeromfile parameter.

The big question is, what kind of file does the 3500 want to read, and what is the file name that it is looking for? Does the flash drive need to be bootable? Is this an AMI or Phoenix BIOS?

Can someone please help?

Thanks,
Terry

A:Vostro 3500 BIOS Update Failed - Recovery Procedure Needed

Here is how to recover from a failed BIOS flash update of a Vostro 3500 laptop...
1.  Download the Dell BIOS update .exe file to a USB flash drive.
2.  Run the .exe file with /writehdrfile parameter
3.  Run the .exe file with /writeromfile parameter
4.  Copy the .hdr file to winery50.hdr
5.  Remove the battery and AC power from the dead computer
6.  Insert the flash drive into the dead computer's USB port
7.  Hold down the End key and then connect the AC power
8.  Dead computer reads USB flash and asks if update should be done
9.  Allow the update to finish and then reboot.
10.  Computer is now working normally.
Helpful web site:  http://mickitblog.blogspot.com/2011/09/dell-bios-switches.html
 

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I had a working Vostro 3350 laptop and was doing maintenance to bring it up to date. I downloaded and installed the recommended BIOS update for this laptop... Dell Vostro 3350 System BIOS 3350A10.EXE.The BIOS update failed and left the computer with no working BIOS. F2 is dead. It will not boot.
I read similar topic: http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19593398.
there is a guide:
1.  Download the Dell BIOS update .exe file to a USB flash drive.
2.  Run the .exe file with /writehdrfile parameter
3.  Run the .exe file with /writeromfile parameter
4.  Copy the .hdr file to winery50.hdr
5.  Remove the battery and AC power from the dead computer
6.  Insert the flash drive into the dead computer's USB port
7.  Hold down the End key and then connect the AC power
8.  Dead computer reads USB flash and asks if update should be done
9.  Allow the update to finish and then reboot.
10.  Computer is now working normally.
But I do not know which key to press me (End or another)? And need use flash card or sd card?
And I do not know how need called my file: winery50.hdr or winery30.hdr maybe....
Can someone please help? Thanks, Alex

A:Vostro 3350 BIOS Update Failed - Recovery Procedure Needed

Who can help me????

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Hello,
I recently attempted to update my BIOS (Gigabyte F8 to F10) so that I could upgrade my CPU from a sandy bridge to an ivy bridge. I did not do the cpu upgrade, yet, just the BIOS flash. The flash, using Gigabyte's q-flash) went fine, according to the flash results screen. I then rebooted, and the computer when into the Startup Repair Infinite Loop; it goes through POST, and then says "Windows is Starting" and the animated Windows logo (where the four colored window panes fly at you and then pulse/glow while the OS loads) begins, but then freezes just a moment after it starts. The system then goes into the repair loop.

The first thing I did was to re-flash back to F8. That did nothing though. But just FYI, my BIOS is back at F8.

I have tried the recovery method from the tutorials section, but I'm stuck and posting in that thread has not yielded any replies. So, I'm posting here.
Before I even get to the editing of the registry, I'm stuck in that a "DIR" command on my c-drive shows "File Not Found." Not sure what to do from here.
Thanks for any tips, advice, explanations, etc.!!
Kieran

A:startup repair infinite loop after BIOS update, recovery not working

Confirm the Partition Marked Active is 100mb System Reserved (if you have it) or Win7 partition (if you don't).

Then run Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times until Win7 starts.

If this fails boot into System Recovery Options to System Restore backward until you find a working configuration.

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 The computer wont start.   After pressing "ON" one can hear a vibration sound, it turns on an orange LED.   Stays black for two  minutes; then screen does light to a dim night-blue color.     This is for a Split x2 13-g110dx (windows 10 64bit). Already tried:  hard reset and going to BIOS (Windows button + "B"). Also tried booting from  a USB drive.   It did not work (see screen below). Any suggestion(s) of how it can still be revived ("do it myself")? Thank you.                                       Screen message  

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i got a acer travelmate 4000 notebook from my brother and who knows what he did with it, so i was thinking to set it back to factory settings with the recovery cd that came with the notebook. i do the procedure in the instructions, which is pressing F2 at start up and going to a settings control box and choosing to boot from CD. but it doesnt read the recovery cd when start up proceeds...
what can i do?
thanx in advance
bassfreak
 

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hello my dads comp has been messing up lately an so I decided to wipe everthing clean. After doing so I slap in the compaq recovery cd to reboot the comp an all it says is error. his comp has windows xp on the recovery cd. how come it wont work now???
 

A:reboot from recovery disk

Need a little more information in order to properly assist you.

Besides error, what does it say, Error copying data? Error reading disc? Etc.
 

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Hi, Ok so my computer was totally messed up and all bugging out. So I did some research, and decided that the best course of action was to wipe my hard drive and reboot it with a recovery disk. So I followed a few different tutorials, and succesfully wiped my c drive and my d drive.. im not even really sure if I was actually supposed to wipe my c drive.. Either way, when I put in the recovery disk it gives me the option of pressing any key to load from a disk. I do this. Then it goes to the 'windows is loading files' screen for a while. I then choose the option to restore windows with a system image I created earlier. Here is where I encounter a problem: a window pops up with the message "windows cannot find a system image on this computer. Attach the backup hard disk or insert the final DVD from a backup set and click retry, alternatively, close the dialog for more options". Online tutorials instruct me at this point to check box that reads "use the latest available system image (recommended)" but that box is greyed out for me! What do I do at this point? Thank you!
 

A:cant reboot using recovery disk?

I then choose the option to restore windows with a system image I created earlier.Click to expand...

what other options are you being offered
you dont have a system image - its should be a recovery back to factory settings
whats the make and model of the PC
 

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Hello

our computer did an auto update to windows 10, then died
I called toshiba helpdesk for a recovery disk.... it cost me $77.00

I took 8 hrs to install then came up with an error message at 100% when it rebooted.

Error :003 recovery error please reboot
second error was 0xc000000f no bootable device.

Searching the net it looks like our hard drive is stuff.

True or false can someone help

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Hello this my first posting on this site.Computer is an Evesham, running windows XP home edition. Asus A7V333 Mother board. WD 800BB hard drive.Problem was a surprise, in that it worked one day next day it didn't. This coincided with the CMOS battery running low, time always needing adjustment. Battery was changed but computer would not load windows. Trying the repair console and pressing R at the Welcome to Set Up screen results in the message on a black DOS screen, " Path or file specified is not valid " if instead of R being pressed ENTER is this results in a list of partitions etc. and ends with thewords"Setup cannot access this disk" How to Use This:1) Read the first 3 pararaphs (don't need to do anything yet)2) Scroll through the bolded items and locate your error message3) Do the stuff after the -'s just below your error message.Disk diagnostic and CHKDSK /F /R are common to all in order to rule out:- physical disk problems and - file system problems PRIOR to trying the fix.You can download a disk diagnostic tool from the website of the hard drive manufacturer. If necessary you can download a bootable version of the diagnostic from there and boot from it to test your hard drive.Recovery Console tutorial located here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/how-to-install-the-windows-xp-recovery-console/This is for the chkdsk, fixmbr, fixboot, and bootcfg commands if you can't get into WindowsHere's a link to an ISO of the X... Read more

A:Cannot Reboot From Recovery Disk

Not sure what that excerpt is supposed to be...but your comments about the attempt to use Recovery Console...brings questions to mind.

a. How many partitions on this hard drive?

b. Did you consider the fact that your XP CD...may only install to a clean hard drive (just as my OEM versions of XP do)?

c. Can you get into your BIOS? Is the drive properly reflected in the BIOS?

d. Did you run attempt to run a manufacturer's diagnostic on the hard drive in question?

Louis

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Hi all,

I have an ABIT AL8 MB.
I have two 250MB HDs and have a RAID 1 install in place (mirrored HDs which is why I only see 250MB of HD space).

In the last week I've noticed a few issues pop up during reboot. I ignored them as the PC
was usuable. Now, it seems one of my HDs is having issues.

The startup process claims one HD is valid for REBOOT, but this is not the case as it seems to hang way before any Windows logo appears.

I need some advice as to how to recover from this position.
The whole reason I chose RAID 1 is so that I could have a complete image of a HD duplicated and just switch to the one drive still valid.

This does not seem to be that easy.

What tools will help me detect exactly what the problem is ? Hopefully I can recover all my data from this position.

If I've not supplied enough info to get an answer to my query, please ask away.

Regards
vorg.
 

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Hi there,
My system became corrupt, and I need to reboot!
I tried to do this only to find out, that the operation system recovery cd, given to me with the computer is for windows 2000! Not for XP pro.
Is there a way to reboot without that cd and still recovering my genuine XP professional??

Any help is much appreciated!
Thanks Norbert
 

A:Solved: Reboot without the recovery CD ???

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Hi everyone, i have laptop HP Pavilion dv7-6050ec with Windows 7 Home Premium on it. Everytime I started the computer it cycled for 4-5 times through stages : Configuring windows updates, configuring updates fails -undo changes, restart. After that, windows started normally. I decided to use recovery manager F11 button  to restore computer to factory state. Everything went OK, 100% installed, but after reboot it showed that recovery was unsuccesful  with error: [205] UIA write failed 3 times With windows bricked in that state, I decided to format the C: partition with bricked windows on it, all recovery tools stayed safely untouched on D: partition. I used windows installation CD to set D partition active to run directly recovery manager, but the whole situation has repeated. I have no recovery CD or recovery USB, and its not shipped to my country. I need some support to recover my windows, or is my recovery partition dagmaged and the recovery option gone? Thanks for advice.

A:Recovery fails after reboot

Hey @Herak , Welcome to the HP Forums! I understand your system recovery appears to run fine but fails to load after restart. Typically the recovery drive will not work properly with a clean install of Windows. It breaks the connection between the two drives.  I've never attempted this personally but I have read that it is sometimes possible to use reagentc commands to link the Windows recovery to the preinstalled recovery drive if this happens but I do not have the knowledge to guide you through this personally. You should be able to find the information online easily but attempt this at your own risk. The best solution is to install with the recovery media, but if the recovery media is not available we don't really have that option. Is it possible to have a friend or family member in another location order the DVD's for you and send them to you? In the mean time a clean install of Windows should get you running until the recovery DVD's can be acquired. Hopefully this helps.





Please click the "Kudos, Thumbs Up" at the bottom of this post if you want to say "Thanks" for helping!Please click "Accept as Solution" if you feel my post solved your issue, it will help others find the solution.The Great Deku TreeI work on behalf of HP.

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I did a System recovery on my Desktop Computer with XP and now it wont Re-Boot.
All I get is a black screen with the following error message up at the top.->

Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt:
<Windows root> \System 32\hal.dll.
Please install a copy of the above file.

Well first off it wont let me boot up so how can I install this file &
also I dont have a copy of the file ??
I'm new here to TechSupport & don't know what to do so
I need all the help I can get.

Thanks in advance & have a nice weekend.
TxForce , Down Texas way

A:My XP Computer won't reboot after Suystem Recovery ?

Hi and welcome to TSF please post the make and model of your computer include the model number,can you try tapping F8 and see if you can access the recovery partition if you have one,was it a system recovery or system restore you were attempting

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I have just bought a new PC so I could let the kids have the other one in their room. Both PC's are emachines and run XP. I have successfully networked the two with a crossover cable but I thought I'd reboot the old one to clear it from all the stuff I had on it. When I start the PC up with the recovery disk in either the D or E drive it doesn't get recognized and just goes strait to the user page. Any ideas on how I can get round this? I can enter the set up stage by pressing Del but i'm a bit green on this!
 

A:Solved: PC will not reboot from recovery disc

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I wish my searches brought me to this site before I did what I did -- now my eMachines desktop is caught in a reboot loop, not rebooting in any of the safe mode/standard/last good config options -- just getting to the "e" logo, restarting and starting over again.

Mine was originally running slow too, hardrive always sounding like it was on a high motor, sometimes taking 8 minutes or more just for Internet Explorer to open.

Before doing anything to fix it, I wanted to back up all the pictures, videos, music and personal/business files we've stockpiled. So a couple weeks ago I hooked up a Samsung Story external drive which did not accept any of the media, of course, as further punishment for waiting so long to do it. So I quit temporarily.

Then a few days ago, we starting getting a Remind_XP error and the Lexmark 4530 no longer recognized the PC when in scan mode. (Everything I saw online insisted they're related.) Simultaneously started getting a "Device Manager Needs to close" error. In attempting to fix these, I cleaned up the desktop then took advice from the other forums coming up in my search -- (1) ran CC Cleaner to clean registry, (2) went into msconfig and disabled Remind_XP and Lexmark thingies. Then I rebooted to reap the benefits, and now I'm caught in that loop

Since I can't afford $299.99 for GeekSquad, I'm seeking other help. I tried applying your Windows XP Recovery Console tutorial, but I don't have th... Read more

A:Reboot loop / Need Recovery Console

If your priority is saving data, you might try booting with a Linux Live CDto see if you can still read the drive. If so, you can copy what you want, onto a flash drive and work on fixing the drive afterwards.A Linux disk should enable you to boot, without interference from Windows.It's about a 700MB download of the ISO, which you need to burn to a CD.(Ubuntu is a popular distribution and also Linux Mint).Read all the info first, if you're dubious. http://www.linuxmint.com/download.phpor Google Ubuntu, if that's more familiar to you.You're right, about this site - it's unlikely that anyone would ever recommend a registry cleaner.

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Hello, I received this message "reboot and select proper boot device." I've checked the bios HD priority and switched options and still received message. At times the Sata HD will not appear and then pop up again.... I've took out HD checked connections... not really sure what I'm looking for but they seemed well connected. tried again and received same message. So have 2 questions... - is there any hope for this laptop?
- I want to recover data so what adapter would you recommend?

I've looked at several adapters/enclosures and want to be sure I'm buying the right one.

Thank you for your time!
I really appreciate it.
 

A:Reboot error and data recovery

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Hi

First time on this forum - thanks.

Last night I had some problems with internet connection - using MS Defender, Zonealarm & Avira (turned off Zonealarm, like earlier this past year)

Tried recovery from 2 days ago - from safe mode

XP - will not start - normal mode blank screen

Recovered to original setup - from safe mode

XP - will not start - normal mode blank screen

NEED HELP with 1) getting XP back where it was last night
2) then I will deal with internet connection problems

in safe mode

JCB

A:Recovery > Safe > Reboot > problems

FIxed.

Thanks

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After user Reboots the computer, it boots into the Recovery console. 
When the computer loads the Bitlocker Recovery Console the user does a Alt-CTR-DEL and reboots the PC. What I don?t understand is after the reboot the computer boots up normal and does not go back into the recovery console.
1. Don?t know why the computer went into Recovery console 
(I know the user did not boot from anything. I am thinking it could be a MS patch )
Is there any log that tells you why it booted to the Recovery console?

2. Why if doing a force reboot out of the from the Recovery console did it boot normal.
FYI, when I have tested this on my test laptop it never boots up normal after a force reboot.

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Good day All,

To cut a long story short, I had a virus/s which Bleeping Computers was helping me with when suddenly my computer was wiped.
I used the recovery disc and did a re-install. Everything fine until I restart the machine and I get a message saying that a file is corrupt or missing. The file in question is:-

Windowsroot>system32\ntoskrnl.exe

I have reinstalled three times and get the same problem each time I restart the computer.
As usual, all and any help appreciated.
George.

A:Used Recovery disc - fine until I need to reboot

Hi .I would run a check (manufacturer's diagnostic) of the hard drive, http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314477Hard Drive Installation and Diagnostic Tools - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/28744/hard-drive-installation-and-diagnostic-tools/ Louis

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I have an HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC and I just replaced the Hard Drive in it because the original went bad.I wasn't aware that I'd have to have a recovery cd to replace all of the features that came pre-Installed on the original hard drive.can someone please tell me where I can purchase a Recovery CD or how I can contact HP directly for it? Thank you (in advance) for any information that's provided.

A:I'm trying to find a reboot/recovery DVD for my Notebook.

scoe1972 Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums!Without your specific product number, I can't check the HP website for your model, but HP has stopped stocking nearly all of the old Win7 recovery media. If you will follow these directions and enter the detailed product number, I will check: Finding Your HP Product Model Number | HP® Customer Support You can try contacting HP Customer Support directly, using the links below, to see if you can order if from them:If you live in the US or Canada, contact information is on this page: http://www8.hp.com/us/en/contact-hp/phone-assist.html#section1If you live elsewhere, contact information is on this page: http://www8.hp.com/us/en/contact-hp/ww-contact-us.htmlNOTE: After you get through, stay on the line until you are finally able to talk to some one -- it can take a while! If HP no longer provides Recovery Media for your model, a couple of other sites you should check are: http://www.computersurgeons.com/  and http://www.restoredisks.com/Good Luck 

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Hi.
Two days ago my compi got very unresponsive so I rebooted it.
I have a 4 year old Dell studio XPS 7100 running win7 (x64).
After the reboot I noticed that the startup screen was different i.e. was very low graphics quality, the 4 colored windows icon did not appear. It only displays a white bar filling and says windows is starting but the time this takes seems a bit too fast to look proper IMHO. After the boot i end up on a black screen with only the mouse cursor visible. I can move it around but nothing else works (no right-click or taskmanager). After searching dozens of forums to fix this I am at a loss. Here is what I have tried so far.

System-repair: I can access the win7 repair screen via F8. However, starting windows in safe mode as well as trying to use the repair option results in the KSOD. Putting the VGA to low resolution did not help either.

Recovery-CD: I got a Win7 x64 recovery CD and it boots alright but after the boot the windows screen doesnt appear. instead i get the KSOD again . Btw i did not forget to switch boot devices in the BIOS Just for fun, I unplugged the HD from the computer and surprisingly, this made the boot-CD go into the welcome screen. However this is obviously not the solution I am looking for this I'd have no HD to do a clean install.

Dell utilities: I ran several tests from the dell utility symptom tree and as well as the pre-configured tests but it didnt return any errors.

CMOS: I've read in some forums that malware c... Read more

A:Win7 KSOD after reboot. No recovery possible!?

First thing i would try is to try and prove the HDD, sounds like you could have a defective HDD if the system will run bootable tools when its unplugged
Go to the hdd manufacturers website and download there tools software for their drives, most have a bootable option, then try to boot it and check your drive

For example seagate offer seatools utilities for their drives SeaTools | Seagate

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Hello, i have a really annoying problem: Everytime i start my laptop, it wont boot up. The capslock button is blinking twice so i guess the bios is damaged. First i checked if there is a update for my bios on you driver/software download page but there isnt. So afterward i tried to recover and reinstall my bios but i cant even enter the bios update menu.In the bios recovery manual http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c02693833 it says:With the computer off, press and hold the Windows logo key and the B key at the same time.Still pressing those keys, press and hold down the Power button on the computer for 1 to 2 seconds, and then release the Power button but continue to hold the Windows and B keys until the BIOS update screen is displayed or until you hear a beeping sound (usually 8 beeps).But this isnt working. It only blinks twice continiously but wont boot. Can anyone help me? I cant find further information regarding this issue. I start to get really really annoyed by the problem because sometimes it takes up to 15-20 times to get the laptop running. Best Regards  

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Today my PC started to reboot randomly and more often with each passing hour. And it isn't lack of energy supply for sure. Each time, after having restarted, Windows (I'm running xp sp2) shows a message "The system has recovered from a serious error", providing info on the error signature:

BCCode : c2 BCP1 : 00000007 BCP2 : 00000CD4 BCP3 : 02060008
BCP4 : FFA39C08 OSVer : 5_1_2600 SP : 2_0 Product : 256_1

Please help!

A:Random reboot with a message of recovery from a serious error

Try right clicking on My Computer going to properties go to Advanced and under Startup/Recovery hit settings and uncheck Automatically Restart.. you may get a Blue Screen of death.. now write down all thats on there mainly the Stop Error and then go to google and search for BSOD (then the stop error..

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I had to buy a new hard drive because mine died after being very slow for a week, so my question is can you reboot from the recovery disk that the laptop told me to make after replacing the hard drive?

A:new hard drive can you reboot with recovery disk

After you purchase a new hard drive and replace the old drive with the new one... you must use your HP Recovery Media to return the computer to a factory like state. Next, insert disc #1 and boot up the compute. You may have to select "boot from optical" or similar to boot from the CD/DVD drive. After the computer is in recovery mode, please follow the prompts. If you have any further questions, please don't hesitate to ask. Please click the White KUDOS "Thumbs Up" to show your appreciation

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Hi,

I used the Toshiba HDD recovery toolkit to reinstall windows 7 from a recovery partition. Everything went fine till the end when the pc restarted and could not reboot. So now I am stuck, I cannot even access f8 anymore.

Any suggestion?

Thanks,

Andrea Loddo

A:Satellite T130 - Couldn't reboot after HDD recovery

Hello

And what happens now exactly? Do you have a black screen?

For me it sounds like that something goes wrong during HDD recovery installation so I would recommend reinstalling Windows again from the recovery medium that you created on USB stick or with external CD/DVD drive. This can restore Windows again.

Theoretically it could be also a hardware problem but I would try recovery installation from recovery medium? That?s my personal opinion. ;)

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two days ago, i had a glitch in internet access. Chrome, Edge, IE all couldn't connect to internet. Troubleshooter said no access to router, DNS, etc, and to unplug router, reset, you know the drill. However, I also TOR up and running so I could access US Netflix, etc as I am an expat. TOR worked fine, access, etc. It wasn't the router, but something else. Ran Malware Bytes, it discovers malware, we remove it, and do the reboot required. Straight into recovery mode. Can't find boot sector, insert USB recovery disk. Great. Get the USB out, plug it in, have to reboot to change boot order, and no signal to my monitor.... huh. checked everything, different cable, different monitor, looked to see if any pins bent in connector, etc. basic troubleshooting 101. wouldn't give me a signal. Powered down, removed the CMOS battery, discharged remaining power, waited a minute or two and reinstalled CMOS battery. Plug in my small portable monitor again, boot up, SIGNAL yeah! Power down, again, plug in all the cables, keyboard, mouse, cat5 and the usb recovery stick. Power up, no signal. Have tried everything i can think of to fix this. Don't beleive its the onboard graphics card, because it showed that one time. Wondering if it is was a serious virus that when we removed the malware, and rebooted did something. Have no idea where to go with this situation. Oh, and the malware was hiding in a fake hosts file... When i plugged the recovery USB, and rebooted lost signal.... and yes i have trie... Read more

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Hello, and thanks in advance for any assistance! I have searched the forums and found similar issues, but eventually the path those posts lead me to don't fit my situation.

My 2004 Gateway PC has XP installed.

I have had AVG on it for about 18 months. It does a daily scan, and I had not run Adaware or Spybot for quite some time.

Yesterday I ran Adaware and it found many, many problems and cleaned them. As it was running I opened Spybot with the intention of starting it when Adaware was finished, and it wanted to check for updates, so I let it do that while Adaware was running. When I went to bed, I didn't realize that Spybot had also begun searching for problems....

In other words, for a time, the two programs were both searching.

When I woke up I saw that Adaware had finished and I had it go ahead and clean off the offending stuff. Spybot soon finished searching for problems, and it, too, found quite a few. I told it to take those off, and as it was doing so, I suddenly started getting messages about it not being able to remove this or that due to missing files. I assumed that the issue was that since both programs were finding malware simultaneously that Adware had removed the things Spybot also found, and that's why Spybot couldn't find them to get rid of them. Eventually Spybot seemed to have quit responding and so I decided to restart in safe mode and just run both programs one after the other in Safe. I looked up a couple of things online and th... Read more

A:Reboot loop, having difficulty doing repair from recovery CD

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Hi everyone! I am positng this in the windows 7 forum because my issue is with windows 7 giving me an error message on boot up. If this is actually the wrong board please go ahead and move it.

Okay so this is a bit of a long story...

I started having a google redirect issue on my dell laptop the other day. I though I had taken care of it with malwarebites, but suddenly while I am surfing the net the screen goes completley black and I am faced with a blue screen of death. Can't start anything. Safe mode, system repair, and system restore either freeze or get the same blue screen of death.

I finally end up using the Dell system local backup that is a preloaded recovery tool on their computers, and the two burned recovery discs I made with it when I first got the pc. Using this I restore the PC to its factory setting wiping out my old files and partitions. It works! and I go through setting up windows like the first time. It loads up and is working fine. I load on some anti spyware programs scan my computer, set up the internet, and start updating windows.

Once I dowload my updates and restart my computer the computer will not boot windows. I get a error that goes something like this

Windows failed to start. A Recent hardware or software change might be the cause. To fix the problem:

1. Insert your windows installation disc and restart your computer.
2. Choose your langugae settings, and then click next
3. Click "repair your computer."

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A:Can't get windows 7 to reboot after full recovery of the system

I would run the Dell Diagnostic partition and let it check everything.

To do that when you power on the Laptop and the Dell Logo appears press F12 and choose boot Diagnostic partition. You might want to wait to do that since if it finds nothing you will have to restore again.

You can also run the Microsoft Windows memory Diagnostic and run a virus scan just in case.

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I am having a problem on a Toshiba Satellite A205-S4577, WinXP Home. It kept loading to the point you could choose a boot method and freeze. Ran Recovery Console, chkdsk /r . Then it loaded to the splash screen, flashes a stop error, reboots and loops. The most I can read in a flash is stop 0x000008e and something about win32k.sys. I've read many posts all over the net. Tried fixboot, bootcfg, tried each memory stick individually. Same stop error and looping. I can see a directory of the HD so I think it's o.k. I think it could be kb314215 which is a video driver problem or some device or update. The user said he was on facebook when it suddenly rebooted and froze.
So, two things I really wish I could do. Disable the automatic reboot but I don't know if that's possible if I can't boot to Windows. Also, I don't know how to capture a memory dump without going through Windows. Any help greatly appreciated.

A:Disable Auto Reboot Through Recovery Console?

Can you boot into Safe Mode?

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Well guys, I don't know what happened, It just started last friday, when I took a break from the computer from that friday to tuesday, where my dad had the computer for those days, and before my dad got to the computer, the computer was fine.

But now, it takes forever for the computer to start-up, shut-down, do internet stuff, load images, start programs, the whole nine yards.

And now, I get pop-ups on IE and Firefox about virus protection and how my pc is near-death, all that fake crap. My Keyboard also turns unreadable for a while, It keeps going on and off for some reason, and the connection is good.
I don't know what to do, cause I really don't wanna reboot my computer :(

And I did do a HijackThis Log.

A:This computer is seriously unusable, it can't even do a system recovery [Reboot]

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// STATS2200 Mhz2048 MB RamHP Pavilion dv5000XP Pro (Single Boot)// PROBLEMMy computer crashed during use. My wife says Firefox was the only thing she was using. "She did nothing abnormal." It simply crashed and rebooted. Since then, the computer is stuck in a never ending reboot loop.// BOOT OPTIONS[Start Windows Normally] The splash screen is shown for a second, the computer blue screens for half a second, and then the system reboots.I recorded the blue screen flash and got a screen shot. The technical info I get is as follows (hard to read, but here's the gist):*** STOP: 0x0000007g (....)*** sptd.sys - Address F72D7784 base at F7206000.... blah[Last Known Good Config...] Same issue.[Safe Mode (all three)] Hangs on sptd.sys for a bit and blue screens. Give me an option to ESC but that does nothing. Still reboots.I believe sptd.sys has something to do with a program I use called daemon tools. I have had it a year though. Not sure why there is a problem now.// SOLUTION ATTEMPTS[OS CD] It attempts to boot but then crashes during loading.Tech info:*** STOP: 0x0000007F (0x0000000D, 0x00000000, 0x00000000, 0x00000000)[Another OS CD] Same deal. Slightly different address.[Recovery Disk I made on purchase of PC] Blue screen again except I get a PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA[Many DOS boot disks] Useless because I forgot you can't see NTFS in Dos... *sighs*[MEMTest86 3.2 ISO] Well, I let the thing scan and it generated MILLIONS of errors during the RAM t... Read more

A:Infinite Reboot Loop. Can't Access Recovery Console.

Hi, i'm new here myself. Can't be of much help to you as i had a similar problem but could only resolve it with a clean install of windows xp home and lost everything on the HDD, there's a similar problem going on here in an earlier thread........http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/69411/format-problems/Hope you can get your problem resolved.. Regards Mihangel

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// STATS
2200 Mhz
2048 MB Ram
HP Pavilion dv5000
XP Pro (Single Boot)

// PROBLEM
My computer crashed during use. My wife says Firefox was the only thing she was using. "She did nothing abnormal." It simply crashed and rebooted. Since then, the computer is stuck in a never ending reboot loop.


// BOOT OPTIONS
[Start Windows Normally] The splash screen is shown for a second, the computer blue screens for half a second, and then the system reboots.

I recorded the blue screen flash and got a screen shot. The technical info I get is as follows (hard to read, but here's the gist):

*** STOP: 0x0000007g (....)
*** sptd.sys - Address F72D7784 base at F7206000.... blah

[Last Known Good Config...] Same issue.

[Safe Mode (all three)] Hangs on sptd.sys for a bit and blue screens. Give me an option to ESC but that does nothing. Still reboots.

I believe sptd.sys has something to do with a program I use called daemon tools. I have had it a year though. Not sure why there is a problem now.


// SOLUTION ATTEMPTS
[OS CD] It attempts to boot but then crashes during loading.
Tech info:
*** STOP: 0x0000007F (0x0000000D, 0x00000000, 0x00000000, 0x00000000)

[Another OS CD] Same deal. Slightly different address.

[Recovery Disk I made on purchase of PC] Blue screen again except I get a PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA

[Many DOS boot disks] Useless because I forgot you can't see NTFS in Dos... *sighs*

[MEMTest86 3.2 ISO] Well, I let the... Read more

A:Infinite Reboot Loop. Cannot access Recovery Console.

I suspect you won't get a proper boot because of the memory you will probably need to replace it before you can go any further, once you do though here is a tut to remove daemon tools and get you back on track as this does happen quite frequently with that program when leaving images mounted and restarting.

(Link removed by Admin)

But replace the bad memory or you'll never know.
This can cause file corruption.

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Hey All,

Is there any way I can create a shortcut (or file) to reboot the pc straight into the System Recovery (F8) menu.

I've been able to create one for the Windows 8 PR (in virtualbox) not sure if I can do this in Windows 7 though.

A:Can I create a shortcut to reboot into System Recovery Options?

Have a look at this tutorial.

Recovery Shortcut - Create

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i have no recovery disk nor my password for my T-series W350I gateway laptop. this was passed down from an old friend to help me during my first stages in my college journey.

A:gateway T-series reboot with no password or recovery disk..

gateway t series w350i restore cdhttp://is.gd/BBwNxj

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It loads till the hp logo them reboots, I've tried accessing the recovery boot up but it won't load.

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I was trying to recover to my factory setting of the laptop. After starting to boot. The system is showing error that registration file is missing. So my setup is not competing....Suggestions what should I do now.

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I have a Gateway GT5014 desktop computer purchased in late 2005. Recently, the computer has had problems with connecting to a wireless network, and we thought buying a new wireless USB adapter would fix the problem.

Instead we found that the entire Network Connections service had been wiped out, and trying to access Services.msc through Run would yield an "MMC could not create the snap-in" error. I have tried to fix this specific problem exclusively but could not find a solution.

So, considering that the computer has not been completely restored once in 8 years, and has seen it's fair share of viruses, malware, and a lot of software installations, we decided a clean, factory restore would help sort things out.

We came across these issues when trying to attempt a restore:

1. First we tried a System Restore to a previous time where we saw less problems. It ended up being incomplete and no changes were made to the system.

2. Second, we found the original Gateway Recovery Disk and inserted it and followed the directions. While rebooting, we were able to press R, and then when it says "Preparing System Recovery Options..." it seems it's about to load, but then suddenly reboots right after we see a Gateway loading screen, making it an infinite loop if we keep trying to press R.

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A:Gateway will not complete System Recovery (continuous reboot loop)

It sounds like your HDD may have some issues.
Download the ISO image for Seatools in my signature. Burn the image to CD using IMGBurn also in my signature. Boot off of the newly created CD and run the Short and Long tests on the drive. If either tests fails, the HDD needs to be replaced.

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I have a dell 5110 with window 7 home premium, my hard drive crashed some time ago so installed a new one, but i didnt have to recovery disks with me back then, so someone at that shop installed a window 7 ultimate on it which turned out to be counterfeit, which i tried to remove by running a factory restore using my recovery disks after taking backup on an external hard disk. afterwards, everything went normal with the factory reset, got my window home premium activated again and the genuine windows nag disappeared. got one windows update and it asked me to restart and i got this message at booting

windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the cause. To fix the problem
1. Insert your windows installation disk and restart your computer.
2. Choose your language settings and then click "next".
3. Click repair your computer.

If you do not have the disk, contact your system administrator or computer manufacturer for assistance.

Status: 0xc000000e
Info: The boot selection failed because a required device is inaccessible.

i tried factory reset another time. and the same happened after i restarted after that 1 windows update. so now i ve turned windows update off. and i still cant restart my laptop.
i cant go into the windows RE using my recovery disk as it opens up to a dell datasafe page and i cant find any other way, so the only options i have are to factory reset anain and again. there is no option for startup repair or maybe i cant fi... Read more

A:window 7 wont reboot after factory reset using recovery disks

Hello r-Axe -Your first step should to be to contact Dell and try to get Genuine Reinstall DVDs to match your original version -Since the computer had a "counterfeit" version of Windows7 installed, that was not even the same version as yours, this will always be a problem.Have you been back to the "SHOP" that "never repaired" your computer and got at least some type of refund for them wrecking your Operating System ?These people should be reported to your Police, and made to replace or repair your computer ((if they know how to)) -Status: 0xc000000e - Info: The boot selection failed because a required device is inaccessible.<< Is often displayed when you are trying to do a reinstall from a device that is not working correctly. In your case it sounds like the recovery console has been badly corrupted.What are bootrec and bcdedit.....clueless...??? <<< BCDEDIT - How to Use -<<<- - - ->>>-How to use the Bootrec.exe toolI have very little extra to add that will help you further, but I hope that others will add to this topic with good advice for you -Good Luck -

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Upon turning on my Pavillion P7-1262, I receive 8 beeps with amber lights flashing.   That is due to corrupted BIOS.  There is a BIOS recovery connector on the motherboard, but I', not sure how to receover the BIOS.Please advise.  

A:bios recovery

Hi,             You can try reseting the CMOS battery once and the below link is the layout of your motherboard.  http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03135925   

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Hi dears,
I made something very stupid yesterday. I tried to update my BIOS on HP DV4 laptop after fishing the updated the pc gone to shutdown mode. When I press the power to turn On there is no display (no POST no BOOT ) just black screen .
I tried to: removed the battery memory module and pressing the power switch for 30 sec
But no rustle
Please help me what to do
Best regards,
 

A:Bad Bios recovery

Hello, you're really limited as to what your options are here. You can try calling HP and see if they can walk you through doing a crisis recovery sort of thing. It will entail a key combination that will enable the Boot Block portion of the BIOS chip (if it has one)

I went through this last month with my DV9000 model. I searched the web for a few weeks looking for some kind of solution. I ended up sending it to aqstech a repair shop in NY for a BIOS rescue service.

PS, the repair cost me $99 + shipping.
 

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Just got this laptop, and its having issues. Under the battery it says its a 1167dx, but bios/system info states its a G6 1028sr. It has the AMD 1.8 quad core like the G7 should as well as the radeon HD-4200. Only found the issue chasing down a black screen issue. Sometimes it will just flip to a black screeen, and freeze. Resulting in having to be powered down. Fresh install of windows has not fixed the issue. Went directly to AMD for graphics drivers and control catylst. Did a bios update to the latest version provided on the 1167dx support site, and it still has the wrong information as well as black screening when playing video. Any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance

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Hello!Please tell me how to restore the BIOS HP Comapq Pro 6300. Computer fact, went into bios save and restart your computer. When the black screen and the work of the fans at full speed .ServiceCentre proposes to replace the system board. Where can I find the dump bios? Thank you!

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Hello the Laptop flashes caps lock 2 times , from what I read it should be the bios that is corrupted , I tried it with the combination of the windows logo key+ B keys but it will not start the bios recovery i want to try  through USB  but can not find the bios for this model , can you help me please?

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Dear fellows:
My pc had BIOS breakdown due to unstable electricity.. I took it to a shop, they installed BIOS but it was a wrong version.. The mainboard is D945GCNL but they installed BIOS for D945GCCR.. Everything is working good, except LAN card driver is not installing.. I tried alot to recover it to its own version, but all in vein..
Please help me..
 

A:BIOS recovery

Have you told the shop that they installed the wrong BIOS?
 

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I have a pretty serious problem that I was hopeing someone could help me with. I have an acer aspire one netbook D250. I tried to update the bios. When I ran the bios update utillity, my computer locked up. none of the buttons would work, nor the keyboard. Everything was unresponsive, and not like a normal software hang either. So, I waited for a half hour to see what would happen, and nothing happend. I eventually removed the battery to turn off the computer and restart. Only problem is, my computer won't restart. As a matter of fact it doesn't do anything. No lights, no sounds, not even a battery charger light. I went to acer site and found some instructions to fix my netbook, which said to unplug power cord and remove battery then hold power for 30 sec, but still not working.

Please help!!!!

A:Bios Recovery

  
Quote: Originally Posted by kentzq


I have a pretty serious problem that I was hopeing someone could help me with. I have an acer aspire one netbook D250. I tried to update the bios. When I ran the bios update utillity, my computer locked up. none of the buttons would work, nor the keyboard. Everything was unresponsive, and not like a normal software hang either. So, I waited for a half hour to see what would happen, and nothing happend. I eventually removed the battery to turn off the computer and restart. Only problem is, my computer won't restart. As a matter of fact it doesn't do anything. No lights, no sounds, not even a battery charger light. I went to acer site and found some instructions to fix my netbook, which said to unplug power cord and remove battery then hold power for 30 sec, but still not working.

Please help!!!!


Do the cmos reset again (unplug, remove battery, hold power button) sometimes it takes several attempts

Ken

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hi all
i have a intel d845 gvsr motherboard for which i have to do a bios recovery kindly let me know where to get the *.bio file for this motherboard
 

A:bios recovery

click Allow in the User Account Control dialog box to let the repair or remove operation continue
 

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i was getting several blue screen of death errors(BSOD) then i put off my laptop. when i put it back on, the capslock indicator was flashing then i put it off and on again. i then put it on again and it restarted itself and it started a bios recovery on its own. it is stuck at 26% now and its not progressing 537/2048

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Hi everyone
I am in need of some help .. I wish to do a bios recovery on my gateway m6319 laptop which is now bricked... I can not seem to find or get support from Gateway regarding this laptop to do a recovery flash the only info i have is that the bios is a phoenix.. but what model number I don't know and cannot seem to get...

Any help would be much appreciated

Thanks ahead of time
 

A:Bios recovery

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hello there please Help !how do I recover BIOS when corrupted andBlank Screen; Caps lock Blink Twice Every 2/3 Seconds with orange wireless button.My Laptop is HP dv6 pavilion (dv6-6b90se)  

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Got this HP from a customer. Computer is unbootable and  nornally just powers up and suts there with a black back lit screen. Once in awhile it will show the error 502 "The CMOS checksum is invalid. The CMOS wil be reset to the default configuration and will be rebooted. Please check your bios settings to see if theyve changed". I changed the CMOS battery and nothing. If I hit F10 right away I can get into the BIOS menu. At this point I can only assume that the BIOS has been corrupted. The computer was only weeks old when this happened. I repair PCs in a small town and am constantly getting HP laptops..............Anyway, I need to make a BIOS recovery USB. The website isnt showing any BIOS download for this model and even If I can get it downloaded the explanation of what files need to be placed on the USB is muddy at best. Lets get it together HP. Any help would be appreciated  Bob

A:bios recovery

Hello @rwatrous61, Thank you for visiting the HP Forums! The Forums are a great place where you can find solutions for your issues, with help from the community! I understand that you are having an issue with the notebook starting, and wanted to assist you!  I see that you are having trouble finding the BIOS drivers. Did you check for drivers on the HP site?  You can easily find drivers for you product here: Drivers - HP Pavilion g7-2235dx Notebook PC You can review the following document for clear instructions on restoring the BIOS.  Please post back with the results: HP Notebook PCs - Restoring the BIOS Please let me know if this information helps you resolve the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution", this will help others easily find the information they may be looking for.  Also, clicking the Thumbs up below is a great way to say thanks! Have a great day!

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Hi all,I was updation the bios of my b50-10 while electricity outages happend in our building, after that my b50-10 didn't turn on anymore...Only black screen, diodes flash (num lock not responding) and nothing more...So I applied basic tips for this problem...battery off, AC off, pressing ON/OFF button for 30sec, remove and switch the memory...nothing really helped me So I want the Bios software to install it on my lapptop bios chip and I don't know anybody have b50-10 to take his bios sw, so please I need your help to find Bios software for Lenovo B50-10. Thank you.

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I recently bought a foxconn 6150k8ma-krs mobo and I was doing the bios update through software that came with the disk, right @ 99% my system hardlocked. Now my pc don`t boot anymore is there anything I can do tofix it?
I did make a backup of the old bios though.
 

A:Bios recovery

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please someone help  me,  I have updated the Bios on probook 450 G1 and than my laptop could not detect the battery please HELP

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 We have a client's laptop and we are having trouble recovering the bios on a HP Pavilion DV9700. We tried to update the bio recently. Before we did the update we checked the bios and saw that it was a HP Pavilion 9700 so I download the lastest bios and updated. Now the laptop will not display anything  on screen and all of the LED are on.  I looked up the P/N and found out that is a DV9910US laptop. HP is so confusing with their different models. Is there anything I can do to fix the bios on the system

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Need Help! tried to flash my bios last night and power went out. Flashing was almost complete. Now when I power on my system, it starts to post then stops. won't go any further.
My board is a shuttle AI61. AMD slot A board. I have the new bios flash, but now I can't flash. Does anyone know how to force the flash so I can bring this thing back?

Thanks,
Don
 

A:Bios recovery

Most newer AMI BIOS versions have a boot-block recovery, but that sounds like an older board. I suspect you may have to get a bios from a place like www.badflash.com
 

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please someone help  me,  I have updated the Bios on probook 450 G1 and than my laptop could not detect the battery please HELP

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Hi folks, has anyone had to recover a corrupted BIOS from a bootable USB before? IM having issues figuring this one out. I have an HP laptop that is unbootable and all signs point to a bad BIOS file. Its an HP pavilion g7 AMD A8. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks

Bob
 

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I needed the help of the forum!I perform the restore HP Pavilion laptop bios 360-11-n107tu, normal recovery process, but after manually restart the dark screen, does not display anything. We wish the forum helped me reactivate my laptop, sincerely thank you!

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Hi. The BIOS on my HP envy 17 seems to be corrupt.However I can't find the BIOS upgrade for that  specific model at the HP site.Are there any download alternatives. BestAndres   

A:HP 17-j141na Bios recovery

andresvargas Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums!HOW are you determining your BIOS to be corrupt? This is not something that is easy to do without firmware troubleshooting equipment -- which I'm guessing you do not have. The BIOS code can be downloaded from this link: http://support.hp.com/us-en/drivers/selfservice/HP-ENVY-17-j100-Notebook-PC-series/5401174/model/720...Good Luck

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During an attempt to update the BIOS from F.43 to F.49, the system did an uncommanded "POWER DOWN" in the middle of the erasing/writing opertion.  Needless to say the BIOS is now corrupted and system will not boot.  1.  Attempting to boot results in th CAPS LOCK and NUM LOCK LEDs blinking, indicative of a corrupted BIOS [expected considering the update failure].2.  Attempt to Restore the BIOS suing HP recommended  [Windows Logo] + "B" key sequence on power up not successful.3.  Attempt at creating a BIOS REcovery Flash Drive was unsuccessful.  I was able to copy the files to the flash drive using another computer, but ws not ble to finalize the creation of the flash drive as the process errors out and terminates immediately following transfer of the files.  I verified that the files are intact in the flash drive, but the required boot kernal is not resident.4.  When attempting to use the flash drive to recover the BIOS, I get CD/DVD activity, but the USB Flash drive is not identified as bootable by system, resulting in the same flashin CAPS LOCK and NUM LOCK LED indication. Any insight or  suggestions on what it takes to create a bootble recovery USB FlashDrive or CD/DVD for use with this system and the F.49 Bios [InsydeFlash] would be appreciated. 

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Howdy.  I have a Presario CQ50 (basically a Pavillion G50) with BIOS problems. The unit isn't bricked, but starts and runs mostly OK, just with some annoying oddities. The Vista installation is a brand spanking new system restore from the recovery partition. Until I flashed the BIOS a couple weeks ago, it ran just fine.I flashed with version F.32, to make sure a new dual-core CPU--to replace the original deCeleron--would be recognized by the BIOS. I ended up with a Pentium Mobile T3400, which runs a bit hot, but much faster.The first CPU I bought, though, was a Core 2 Duo T5800, and would not boot at all. I then flashed to a later version, F.65, to see if that was the problem. Nope, turns out it was a bad CPU.The F.32 BIOS version, seems to have problems. Release notes for the next release, F.36, state the newer version . And, indeed, the laptop is stuck in "BIOS vF.32", even though I flashed it with F.65.I have now flashed it with every later version I can find. Not very many, because HP seems to throw away older versions. Can't say I blame 'em, with clunkers like F.32 out there...I've flashed the BIOS in Vista, with the Insyde Flash contained in the Softpaq, and it terminates oddly every time, hanging Vista, not restarting like it's supposed to. First time I ran it with F.32, it worked fine.I've also flashed it using the "Winkey+B" method, and something definitely happens, including the most extraordinary assortment of loud beeps I've ever heard, but it remains in F.32... Read more

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I just purchased a reconditioned HP pavilion 17 1226nr laptop with a bios password the hash is (D567ADAF) please help 

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I Recently purchased an ECS 915G-A motherboard. It worked fine at first but I had some hang-up problems and cpu temp reading problems, so I went to the ecs website and saw that they had a bios upgrade to solve these issues. I followed all instructions to a tee, but after flashing, the board won't post. I have power to everything but no POST and no beeps. after some extensive research, I learned that to recover the bootblock of an amibios chip, one should download the latest version of the bios update (*****.ROM), change the title to AMIBOOT.ROM, copy it to a floppy and insert it into the drive, power up, wait 3 to 5 minutes, hear 4 beeps, and all is well. I have now tried this with 5 differnt bios upgrade versions for that board... the latest two run for about 30 sec. then quit, and the three before that run forever in a loop. I have cleared the cmos using the jumper and through removing the battery before each trial, with still no luck. Please help...

Thank you
 

A:BIOS AMIBIOS 8 Recovery

Obviously during the flashing of your bios, something has gone terribly wrong.

I fear that you may have to think in terms of a new mobo, unless of course your mobo manufacturer would be willing to let you have a new bios chip.

Contact you mobo manufacturer and see if there`s anything they can do for you.

I`m sorry if this isn`t of much help.

Good luck and regards Howard
 

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My customer did a windows update then lost front usb ports.  After a reboot the system would loop with a message that windows is being repaired.  When I attempted to get to recovery and rollback changes, the video quit working, the mouse blinks once at startup, fans work and it is still looping restart. I looked into clearing bios but the documentation is incorrect. I noticed the recry jumper found out it's recovery crysis, but can't find any info.  Any ideas?

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OK here is my problem, and ill try and have as little redundancy as possible

My computer out of the blue decided that I didn't want to boot with my C: drive any more... (yes i know i should make regular backups, but if i did, i wouldnt be here, now would I?)

ok first, with the old HDD:
i have my bios set to a floppy-cd-hdd boot order
so after it checks for any bootable cds, it stops and says "a disc read error has occured, press ctrl-alt-del to restart"
so i cannot get to the F8 menu...
if i boot with the in xp disc and go to repair... it wont let me login to the install of windows, so i cant move files anywhere
if i boot with an xp floppy, it says hal.dll is missing/corrupt so cannot boot, which i would replace, but for me not being able to move files in repair mode.

having no probs with new hdd that i installed xp pro on, fresh new install, upgraded all and stuff, and in windows, it will not see the old hdd.
bios recognizes it, and all pre-windows boot stuff recognize it... so i know the physical hdd isnt bad... i can see data in recovery mode, just cant DO anything with it...

i basically only care about two folders on the old HDD, and would like to recover those if at all possible

i was wondering if anyone had ANY ideas of what i can do to get my files back.

please keep in mind that I have ZERO extra money... so anything that is free, and non-destructive to the data would be helpful. Telling me to go to a recovery company would not... Read more

A:HDD recovery, can't boot, is seen in bios, not in win xp Help please!

after you put the xp disc in
and do fresh boot up
make sure you have bios set to boot from cd first
when screen comes up asking what you want to do don't repair from here
if you have sata drive load the drives here then wait till xp finds the older OS here is where you tell it to repair
I do a small hdd repair service and this seems to be the most confusing part of W$K and XP_eration.
on the other hand you did not say if you tried to change boot order to boot from hdd first
it could be cd rom drive is bad
 

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Will a mfg recovery disks also repair or update the bios ?
I ran a bios update and now the laptop won't boot past the initial windows xp screen, stps with an error.
HP said to apply the recovery disks to fix the problem.
 

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During an attempt to update the BIOS from F.43 to F.49, the system did an uncommanded "POWER DOWN" in the middle of the erasing/writing opertion.  Needless to say the BIOS is now corrupted and system will not boot.  1.  Attempting to boot results in th CAPS LOCK and NUM LOCK LEDs blinking, indicative of a corrupted BIOS [expected considering the update failure].2.  Attempt to Restore the BIOS suing HP recommended  [Windows Logo] + "B" key sequence on power up not successful.3.  Attempt at creating a BIOS REcovery Flash Drive was unsuccessful.  I was able to copy the files to the flash drive using another computer, but ws not ble to finalize the creation of the flash drive as the process errors out and terminates immediately following transfer of the files.  I verified that the files are intact in the flash drive, but the required boot kernal is not resident.4.  When attempting to use the flash drive to recover the BIOS, I get CD/DVD activity, but the USB Flash drive is not identified as bootable by system, resulting in the same flashin CAPS LOCK and NUM LOCK LED indication. Any insight or  suggestions on what it takes to create a bootble recovery USB FlashDrive or CD/DVD for use with this system and the F.49 Bios [InsydeFlash] would be appreciated. 

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Hi all,After successful upgrade to newest BIOS, my z710 won't turn on...Only black screen, diodes flash (num lock not responding) and nothing more...So I applied basic tips for this problem...battery off, AC off, pressing ON/OFF button for 30sec, remove and switch the memory...nothing really helped me, but something strange happened with no specific reason, the recovery button initialized booting menu (after maybe 15 attempts) and this was safe me, and once after that...but no more. I tried to turn on like 30 times for second time...sixty times now, but nothing.Phoenixtool told me, that my recovery BIOS file name for insydeH2O should be "FCNX64.f?" and "platform.ini" says it doesn't matter...So I made fat32 usb stick and now I am trying to load:Z710X64_6M.fdZ710X64_6M.romZ710X64_6M.binFCNX64.fdFCNX64.romFCNX64.binBIOS.fdBIOS.romBIOS.bin20250.fd20250.rom20250.binBut my USB stick not blinking at all, so maybe I tried bad combination... WIN(/fn)+R, WIN(/fn)+B, WIN(/fn)+F, WIN(/fn)+ESC... Anybody knows the right combination for this? Or my motherboard is really totaly dead? Pls help, I am desperate...

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Hi
please any body can help me how can I do the HP BIOS recovery ?
HP Pavilion dv 9652eg

Please send the answer to this email also
******

I'm having problems with my laptop. It does not start, did not show the hp logo screen. When i push the power button, it just turn on all the leds but then nothing happens.
Best regards
SAM

A:HP Pavilion BIOS RECOVERY ,please help

Hi,

I'm not sure that the problem is BIOS related. First, see the link below from HP about troubleshooting/fixing display problems.

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c01997899&tmp_task=solveCategory&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&lang=en&product=3630730

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Goodmorning guys, i have some problem with my E1-571 Acer Laptop.Some week ago i have tried to update my bios (for some issue encounter with Windows 8).But (i think cause a corrupted file) now my laptop is bricked.When i power on i don't have ANY response from the laptop (only the led of power on) and after a few seconds i see a reboot (the led power off and power on again).This situation is in loop. I have tried to recover the BIOS with this recovery procedure:remove the batteryput Q5WV1X64.FD bios file in a FAT32 usb key and plugged inpress FN + ESC keyswith keys pressed, plug the AC/DC adapterpress Power On buttonafter this, i can hear the fan going to full speed.But, nothing happens.... In all the internet i read that the usb key led should blink, but nothing.... There is no way to read the usb key.... Do you have some other procedure to follow? PS: i'm sorry for my bad english  Thank you,Giulio.

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I need a BIOS password reset.  My code is 81670285 Thank you,  










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@Lazar456? Enter   34758801 REO

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I have a 3-year-old laptop, HP Spectre XT Touchsmart 15-4010nr. I guess its Bios and internal Bios recovery have been corrupted, I see nothing but a black screen when I power up the computer. I need to create a Bios recovery USB disc and I need your help at this point. Here are what I have done so far : I formatted and named a USB disc HP_TOOLS and then installed HP UEFI support environment on it. ( sp62194.exe : http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp62001-62500/sp62194.exe  ) I downloaded the most recent Bios version compatible with my laptop. ( sp66790.exe : http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp66501-67000/sp66790.exe )  This .exe file cannot be run directly. I extracted it and two more .exe files appeared. (1886F12.exe and InsydeFlash.exe ). I extracted them, too. Their content looked exactly similar. There was a file named 01886.bin in both of them. I copied that file to \Hewlett-Packard\BIOS\Current on the disc.  Later I went on with the usual procedure. I connected the disc to the computer, pressed and held down Windows + B keys, pressed power button for 3 seconds, released it while still pressing Windows + B, waited for some time and nothing happened.   I may have done something wrong, I know. I will appreciate any help. One way or another, I must create that recovery disc.

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Hi, I have a compaq CQ61. It's asking "Enter administrator password or power on password". After getting the wrong password 3 times I get the key 59067446. Any help?

A:Recovery bios password

@MrZeeAdd? Enter    46945488 Regards, DP-K

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Hello there, Some relatives came to me with a "bricked" E5-571G (black screen, will turn off after 5-6s). This happens after the computer went to sleep mode. After some "usual" tests I've done some extensive searchs in google (maybe not extensive enought...) and found out that is some "common" issue (at least few others had the issue, not specific to this model). I found some info about booting into recovery (FN+ESC) with the bios file on an USB stick. The computer does react to FN+ESC (the fan is running full speed, and computer stays awake a bit longer, like ~10s), but the bios does not seem to flash... The usb stick flashes once, and computer just shutdown shortly after. I'm missing two crucial information :- format the USB stick with FAT or FAT32 ? (or something else ?). some say FAT, some say FAT32.. not sure this has a real impact in fact...- what should be the filename of the BIOS file ? I found out on some othe threads for some other models that this is a key point, and the filename HAS TO BE set to something different than the "BDW.fd" from the downloaded BIOS package. Before going to a Motherboard replacement, that would be a shame as it seems this one is "only" missing a proper bios to boot up, I would like to really try all possible solutions. (and considering I could not find an exact board replacement at reasonable price = less than 2/3 of the price of the laptop, even for used boards!) thx.Manu

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 Hi, I need help...I lost the BIOS password and I cannot get into the bios to reset it After a few try the pc show this message system disabled[69533696 ] Thanks, Andrea 











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Hi, Enter  76491218 Regards, DP-K

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Is it possible to recover the password set on bios in dos mode, as i want to format hard drive as i have a virus on it thats damaging things, like i can't go onto C drive and open all programs on start menu, i done hijack this and online scans etc, nothing working, and now i want to do full recovery i can't get in bios to boot from recovery cd as it asking for password that i have not set, i assume person.company on ebay who i bought it off set it, is they anyway to get the password or reset it so i can wipe hard drive clean please?

Many Thanks
Louis

A:Bios Password Recovery

Hello ,

I am sorry but we are not allowed to help with passwords for there is now way that we can tell if you are the true owner of the pc

Mike

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Hello , a friend gave me his laptop , its a HP Pavilion , he chose to give me this Pc because the PC said no boot device , we had a usb key with Windows on it but we can't use it because the usb boot is not activated , there is a password needed to access the BIOS but i dont have it and my friend either so i came here for ask helpAfter 3 wrong password it said system disabled : 59834368











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A:Recovery BIOS Password

Enter: 46792968 Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,K N R K

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So, I made the big mistake of wiping the HP:TOOLS partition on my hard drive, which I was wanting to use for something else. I now know that wiping the partition ended up wiping the BIOS as well. Now when I turn my computer on, the screen remains blank, except with a blinking dash in the upper left corner. I cannot boot into safe mode, but I can boot onto a disk or USB drive. I made a bootable USB drive with a linux system so I could access the hard drive and dump the my most important files onto an external drive. Now, I am trying to restore the BIOS. I downloaded the correct BIOS package for my computer (using another computer) and began following the instructions here. I first tried the whole using the windows and B key combo, but that didn't work. So I am trying to create a USB key with the BIOS recovery. The problem is that I haven't been able to successfully create it. Once I run the executable sp60655.exe, it takes me through the Install Shield Wizard and End User License Agreement dialogue boxes, but then it proceeds to extract the files without asking me where I would like to save the files, and it never gives me the option to install the bios files on the USB drive. Instead, it pops up with a couple of errors: "IHISI: Get support mode fail SMI" and "BIOS did not support Insyde Flash." Can anyone help me out with this? Thanks! 

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All, I have an Issue with a S3407C Slimline PC. The BIOS Upgrade from 5.15 to 5.18 failed and now the box is a Doorstop. I have found the Recovery Jumper on the Motherboard (M2N61-AR) but it seems impossible to get the needed information on the Recovery prodecure. It is assumed that one needs a USB Floppy and the appropriate Files, the setting for the Jumper on the MoBo seems to be the biggest hurdle. By Default the Jumper block looks like this:  I.:: (the I represents the Jumper installed). Any help is apprechiated.  GG

A:S3407C BIOS Recovery

Does it not have two jumpers? Scroll to the bottom.http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c01321559 Did you use this update?  sp40834.exe           Did you stop or interrupt the update?SEE: Reloading the BIOS default settings http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/bph07110Message Edited by dmhoo29 on 03-24-2009 01:02 PM

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How to Recover a bad or brick bios in lenovo laptops:1.Download Phoenix Wincrisis then Click on the WINCRIS.exe and choose CREATE MINIDOS CRISIS DISK and press START to make: USB Flopy or usb flash memory.When creating the boot Floppy or usb memory, select from Folder Options to view the hiden and system files and delete or rename the file config.sys if present.2. Download your Bios file from lenovo.com if u dont have it, Rename your BIOS file to bios.wph and copy it to your: USB Floppy/usb memory.3.Plug USB Floppy/usb memory into laptop and shotdown.4. Hold down Fn+R keys and while holding press the power button.5. Now you should hear the flopy drive working or usb blinking, hold the keys for a while.6. Leave the computer for few min. and if the computer does not restart it self turn the power down.7. if everything went OK the computer shold start normally.Download Phoenix Wincrisis Links:link to filehttp://www.mediafire.com/?ztmilmmeymrNote: This procedure is for Phoenix BIOS`es only and this metod works only for lenovo.VERY IMPORTANT NOTICE ABOUTE RECOVERY LENOVO LAPTOPS: Do not take off your battery before flashing unlike the others brand that you should take off battery!! It seems that before flashing, it verify AC/DC connection and battery level. If one of them is not ok, then reflash is stopped.Hope to rescue your laptop.
 
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Has anyone ever used a bios password cracker such as KillCmos to get into a bios that is password protected? If so, did it work, and how does a person use such a utility? Thanks.
 

A:BIOS Password Recovery

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This computer is second hand, I'm just letting you know right off the bat. I don't know what the BIOS password is, and I need to get to setup. I managed to determine my BIOSis from AMI, and here's what the AMI Utility got for me:

An AMIBIOS ID String Was Detected:

62-0510-009999-00101111-071595-000000
- ---- ------ ------
| | | |
| | | Chipset/BIOS Info
| | BIOS Build Date
| Manufacturer ID
BIOS ROM Information

AMIBIOS ROM Size: 256 KB
BIOS Build Date: Jul 15 1995
Motherboard Manufacturer Code: 9999Not listed in MAN.DAT file
AMIBIOS Build Tag: M758LMRE

SMBIOS info:

Manufacturer : PCCHIPS
Product Name : M758LMR
Version : 1.0
Serial Number: 00000000

Any ideas as to what I should do now? Any kind of software that can tell me what the password actually is? I know I can take out the battery, but I don't have the means to do so. Any help is much appreciated.
 

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Greetings all! - my question, whats the easiest way to re-install the OS and Apps from an HP recovery cd, after the original hard drive (2.1gb) has been replaced by a new 20gb drive.?
HP Pav 8210, bios set auto - 8432mb, Samsung 20gb with Samsung DM ver 9 installed. boots to c:\ but (of course) recovery wont run from F10 command on bootup, due to drive overlay not been recognised by recovery disk - I dont think partioning the drive will help either in this instance. Cheers Kevin
 

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Hey, not sure if this was the right topic, i was unsure if this should go in "Security".

Anyways, a friend of mine is running a computer with XP, and has forgotten the password for his account. He can't go onto other users (his sister's for example) and remove his password from there, because he gave everyone else "restricted rights" accounts, and made his account the only administrator. I said I could re-install windows for him, start anew etc. and he's fine with it, as are the rest of the users. But, the local computer shop say they can remove the password, through BIOS.

I'm not completely computer savvy, but surely thats impossible? If you could remove passwords through the BIOS, a computer/harddrive could be stolen, and the passwords on the accounts would be useless. Can anyone explain the logic here please?

Thanks in advance

A:Password Recovery in BIOS???

press f8 on start up to enter safe mode as admin and go to control panel-users accounts-username and remove password.

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