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Default 11-06-2010, 02:09 AM

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I'll have a look at your links, thanks.
To clarify, I don't believe I interrupted the flash process. I had opened the flash utlility but had not yet opted to "flash the bios now". I was at the stage where it reminds you to make sure all other programs are closed.
Anyway...
Actually, you did. I did the same exact thing to mine. I thought the computer had locked up, as I didn't start the process yet, but it had actually started and in shutting down my computer I corrupted the BIOS. However, using the recovery utility and a borrowed USB floppy drive I was able to restore it to life, thanks to this forum. I still have the battery problem that I'm working on, but at least it's not a $450 paperweight anymore. Check out those links!

Steve S.
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