Hi, I just changed the hard drive in wife's computer and had to reinstall the O/S. ya Im the hero. Then I got this idea to upgrade the CPU. i updated windows but not the BIOS. Chip not recognized. Read online to change back to old CPU upgrade BIOS then reinstall new CPU. OLD CPU NOT RECOGNIZED. I'm in trouble...its an HP with AMD. Is there a way to install the BIOS or I found an upgrade on line. Or is there a way to get into the boot and help it find the cpu? It wont boot in safe mode either.
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In my experience, BIOSes are extremely touchy, even the tiniest thing can permanently break your motherboard. Stuff like a power loss during a BIOS update is guaranteed to turn it into a paperweight.
thank you for your help. not really what I wanted to hear but in the back of my mind thats what I thought. Wife wont be happy with that news or may the new computer she will demand will make her happy. You know the saying wifes not happy, NO ONES HAPPY.
thank you again for your response