Lost power while updating bios
We are just collecting some error info, and then we'll restart it for you.If you'd like to know more, you can search online for this error: IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUALThen after 3 times of restarting it brings up a blue screen saying RECOVERY - Your PC couldn't start properly, after multiple tries the operating system on your PC failed to start so it needs to be repaired, ERROR code: 0xc0000001, you'll need to use the repair tools in your installation media.For the purposes of this article I am going to assume that you understand the risks of flashing your BIOS and have a good reason for upgrading your existing BIOS.If are not familiar with the basics of flashing the BIOS or if you are not 100 percent sure that flashing your BIOS is the right thing to do then please read the companion article Three Good Reasons for Flashing Your BIOS. Misidentification of your motherboard make/model/revision number If you built your computer then you know the brand of the motherboard that you purchased and you will also likely know the model number. If you purchased your computer prebuilt, as most people do, then you probably don't know what is under the hood.I called Dell and they say...since my warranty expired 4 days earlier it was of couse, not covered and am wondering if it's the motherboard or something else?
), so I select the new one, getting devices ready (with %), and then AGAIN it goes to getting ready (for ages), restarting pc and then ":( your PC ran into a problem and needs to restart.There is, however, a 975X7AB-2.0-8EKRS2H version of my motherboard, which makes the correct identification of my motherboard very important when it comes to finding and downloading the correct BIOS update file. Failing to research or understand the BIOS update details Even properly researching the changes in the BIOS upgrades may not be enough to completely understand exactly was changed.Often these BIOS upgrade notes are written by techs with little or poor knowledge of English and rarely are the details noted in full. Even after learning that an E6400 is an Intel Core 2 Duo CPU and S3 is one of four sleep functions in the PC's power settings, you then need to know if you have an E6400 CPU.You might be able to get the information by entering the serial number of the PC on a Web site, but when it comes to flashing your BIOS you need to be 100 percent accurate and the information on the Web site could be incorrect.The only way to know for sure your motherboard make is to pop off the side panel or open the case and take a peek.