Presario R3000 bricked after BIOS update

I work for a computer repair shop and someone brought in a Compaq Presario R3000 laptop with an overheating issue. It was assumed that one of the fans was dead, but they both tested good when hooked up to a power supply, and my electronics-savvy friend/guru informed me that they weren't necessarily intended to always run at the same time and that the manufacturers often issue BIOS updates with better fan algorithms to prevent overheating. I downloaded and attempted to install the BIOS update, everything looked fine and then it restarted but I just get a blank screen. The BIOS flash program said it made a backup of the old BIOS, so I'm wondering if there is some kind of BIOS recovery mode.
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  1. Welcome Newcomer! :) - maybe :( for this.

    Since you are at a shop, do you have access to ordering a BIOS ship; here's a link {note @Simbalage22 } http://forums.mydigitallife.info/threads/2105-BIOS-Recovery-procedures/page6

    http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/product?cc=us&dlc=en&product=442915&lc=en&jumpid=reg_R1002_USEN

    Otherwise send to HP.

    Good Luck!
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