Can i flash a laptop dead bios??? Tags: Chipsets Laptops BIOS Flash Motherboards Last response: September 26, 2009 1:51 AM in Motherboards Share jeremy0412 September 25, 2009 6:59:09 PM umm.. hi im a little new on this issues, but i would like to know if someone can help me my laptop dell has been dead since i flash the BIOS, i wonder if can i flash it again the issue is that it doesnt start. many people says that i can do this with an BOOTEABLE FLOPPY DISK, the thing is that its a laptop and it doesnt have a floppy drive... im a little bit nervous... can somebody help me please... More about : flash laptop dead bios nhlguy11 September 25, 2009 7:01:40 PM I have heard that you can update bios using a flash drive. You need it to be in a special format and have all the correct load files on it. I have never done it myself. m 0 l jeremy0412 September 25, 2009 10:27:44 PM ok, thanx fpr ypur help, but i dont know much about this. can yo tell me the correct format, or where can i look at it... pleas m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer math1337 September 26, 2009 1:51:26 AM You need the bios to to boot into a usb drive/floppy, so depending on what went wrong with the flash, you may have a brick. A bootable usb drive is only useful for flashes that will not function without windows memory managers, not bricked systems. Just don't buy another dell to replace this one. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Flashing a laptop dead bios Forum Flashing a laptop dead bios Forum Flashing a laptop dead bios Forum MSI Z87 G65 Gaming USB Ports dead after BIOS Flash Forum SolvedNew laptop went dead after setting SATA to RAID in Bios Forum BIOS flash failed – system DEAD Forum GA-EG31M-S2, dead after bios flash? Forum EVGA 680i mobo problems before bios flash, now it's dead Forum ATI 9700 Pro AIW dead after BIOS flash, HELP! Forum Laptop won't boot;No bios options. Dead? Forum Failed Bios Flash System Dead! Forum geforce2gts dead after bios flash - help Forum ASUS A3A BIOS Update --> dead laptop Forum Laptop bios flash Forum Bad Bios Flash LG E500 Laptop Forum Laptop sets it own bios password after flash reset Forum Bad Bios Flash on Laptop Forum R9550 Flashed WRONG bios, now DEAD :( HELP !! Forum Flashed DS3 BIOS from DOS -- DEAD Forum After flashing my BIOS to 1011, my MB is dead Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !