Having problems with your Compaq Armada E500 Notebook ?

While updating the ROM the process stopped and was told to retry and now when I turn it on I'm looking at 3 green lights and a blank screen like it won't even POST. What is the proceedure for restoring the ROM. I already tried unplugging the cmos battery which was no help.


Answers :

I believe you were trying to upgrade your BIOS flashing it, and apparently it crashed in between the process. Now since the chip is only a Read Only Memory the upgrade takes place electronically. You might have either tried the wrong version of upgrade or have used a faulty driver. In this case you'll have to take it to the service center or to an electronic expert who can flash the BIOS and install the upgrade without booting into the OS.
I'd suggest taking it to the authorized service center.
I have very bad news,it seems like you were flashing the bios,due to the process not finishing you have done irreparable damage to your motherboard.
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