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Windows 7: Acer Aspire 5739 updated bios on notebook

06 Jun 2013   #1
mrrigga

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Acer Aspire 5739 updated bios on notebook

I up dated the BIOS from Acer site Now when I turn on the notebook all seems to switch on but have a black screen.
How can this be reversed or resolved please.


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06 Jun 2013   #2
x BlueRobot

 

Are you sure you updated it with the correct BIOS version? This is very important, flashing the BIOS with the wrong version, can completely corrupt the BIOS and make the computer completely unbootable.

It may be worth trying to follow these steps - Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot
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07 Jun 2013   #3
mrrigga

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Hi Bluerobot
Yes I made sure it was it was the right download. Could not find anything that would repair the bios in Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot
Thanks for your reply
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07 Jun 2013   #4
x BlueRobot

 

Follow each step, they are not designed to repair the BIOS, if you have corrupted the BIOS then you will need to get a new motherboard or a new computer.
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07 Jun 2013   #5
LMiller7

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

A BIOS update is not something to be taken lightly. It should only be done if it addresses a specific problem you are having. It should not be done just because a newer version is available. A BIOS update can fail even if you do everything right. The BIOS chip can at best be updated only a small number of times, sometimes it fails the first time.

The problem with doing a BIOS update is that you need a functioning BIOS before you can do it. After a failure that is usually not the case. The BIOS update should have had instruction about what recovery options (if any) are available. Otherwise contact Acer. In many cases the only recovery is physical replacement of the BIOS chip by a qualified technician or the entire motherboard.
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