Thanks Darth_nVader, you saved my day, I ve just recovered my dead Toshiba satellite thanks to your help, the magic key was : 126.96.36.199, I have tryed everything I could, without any result! thank you very much
but i will never flash my bios.not a good thing to do.
You will flash it at some point in time. Just a fact of technology! You are right in the since that is one of the riskier things to do with a computer, but if you follow instructions and backup appropriately there is little chance of problem. I've flashed at least a hundred or more without ever there being a major problem.
My Aspire One suddenly refused to charge its battery anymore. I called tech support, assuming a bad battery, and one of the things they told me to do before sending it back was to flash the BIOS to the latest version. I was able to do that, and the process completed successfully, but when I restarted the computer, it still did not charge the battery, but now instead of the Windows desktop I got a BSOD during the boot process. Repeatedly. And, of course, their BIOS "updater" that I would have to run to go back to the version I was previously running only works in Windows.
Instead of just replacing my battery, they now had to replace my motherboard as well.
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