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Default Re: Problems with Brightness? - 01-07-2009, 02:14 PM

Ok I just tried that BIOS upgrade from a flash drive and it seems to sorta work, it completely erased 2 of my flash drives and installed nothing onto them. I was expecting to see some files written to it when i chose to explore the drives. Is this normal or should I DL the flash drive BIOS updater again? It cant be that both of my flash drives are not compatible.

EDIT; I just reinserted the flash drives and both seem to have been formated. Not sure why it did not show it until I reinserted the drives. ops: Anyways HOLY COW!!! it boots up with the correct screen resolution and seemed to boot up quicker as well. Loving the new AO4 BIOS .... Going to see what other neat things Dell has to offer for the updates. TY TY TY TY for this and for helping all the users here to not brick their mini doing this BIOS update.

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