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How do i flash Hp dv6-2010sa laptop with a usb thumb drive

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March 25, 2012 6:59:51 PM

have a HP Pavillion DV6-2010sa laptop thats running windows 7.

No picture display when i turn on the laptop, just caps lock and num lock LEDs flash twice.

I looked this up and it means corrupt BIOS.....


Now in order to fix this i need to flash my BIOS using a USB thumb drive ( pressing and holding Windows Key + B on start-up)

The file provided by HP only extracts into a WinFLash.exe, so i used winRAR to extract the 3635F13.FD file from WinFlash.exe.

I understand i need rename the .FD file my question is what do i have to name the 3635F13.FD file in order to get the thumb drive to flash the BIOS.

I have been trying to sort this out for ages to no avail.

Any help will be much appreciated. Thanks in advance!
a c 249 D Laptop
a b α HP
a b $ Windows 7
March 25, 2012 7:16:26 PM

Hi :) 

Whatever makes you think its the bios lol...its a HARDWARE fault...

All the best Brett :) 
a b D Laptop
a b $ Windows 7
March 25, 2012 8:53:02 PM

Yeah... maybe give it a try with an external monitor using the VGA port?
a b D Laptop
a b $ Windows 7
March 25, 2012 9:25:50 PM

By the way, according to the link below, it should be named "3635.BIN".
http://forums.mydigitallife.info/threads/7033-Insyde-bi...

I bet at this point, you would be glad to see *any* activity from the computer... well, a BIOS recovery, if it works, shouldn't make things worse, I guess...
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