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Topic Title: Gateway laptop w sempron 3500 cpu wont post
Topic Summary: help
Created On: 02/25/2009 09:19 PM
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 02/25/2009 09:19 PM
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fliar
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Hi
I could use some help in solving a boot problem with my laptop. The laptop is 2 years old and was working but a little slow lately. Yesterday when I went to use it it seemed to power up fan hard drive dvd all ran but no video display not even post. I plugged another monitor in but still no display. I believe it to be either a hardware problem with the onboard video card or a virus/problem with the bios. So how can I flash the bios on a laptop without a removable chip?

System specs Gateway 6436 laptop
Processor sempron 3500+
Motherboard R5482m AMD part number 105780

Additional info The lights all come on during the attempted boot. A control R gives a beep with each key stroke. Then all keys will make tone when pushed ( only letter keys) not number or f keys. None of the f keys have any effect. Tried totally powering down system. And removed all periferials no change

Thx
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