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How to Flash Bios on a Acer Aspire One 725 - Windows 8???


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Posted 28 May 2014 - 07:10 PM

Hello, so basically I have a Acer aspire one 725 laptop and it won't boot at all, just a blank screen... I've tried various methods of getting it to work, but no luck as of yet...

Anyway, i was wondering if anyone knew how to do a flash BIOS using a USB stick as I was told this could fix the issue. I've seen some posts online but they seem to be for the older aspire one range...

I've already downloaded the BIOS file from the Acer website...

Edited by AstronautAbort, 28 May 2014 - 07:13 PM.


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Posted 28 May 2014 - 07:13 PM

Can you see the bios screen at all or get into the bios? If not then you wont be able to see anything.



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Posted 28 May 2014 - 09:05 PM

 

Hello, so basically I have a Acer aspire one 725 laptop and it won't boot at all, just a blank screen... I've tried various methods of getting it to work, but no luck as of yet...

Anyway, i was wondering if anyone knew how to do a flash BIOS using a USB stick as I was told this could fix the issue

Are you sure its the BIOS? And not say a Hardware issue?



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Posted 29 May 2014 - 02:47 AM

Can you see the bios screen at all or get into the bios? If not then you wont be able to see anything.


No I can't see or get to the BIOS screen at all

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Posted 29 May 2014 - 02:49 AM

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Posted 29 May 2014 - 02:50 AM

 

Are you sure its the BIOS? And not say a Hardware issue?
I'm not sure to be honest, all I did was take the hard drive out to check whether it was IDE it SATA, and since then it's just a blank screen when it boots and then shuts of after a couple of minutes.

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Posted 29 May 2014 - 03:06 AM

Did you check the connections? What happens if you try and boot it without HDD?



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Posted 29 May 2014 - 04:36 AM

Did you check the connections? What happens if you try and boot it without HDD?


I've checked the connections, yes. I'll see what happens if I boot without the HDD and i'll report back.

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Posted 29 May 2014 - 11:44 AM

Did you check the connections? What happens if you try and boot it without HDD?

I've checked the connections, yes. I'll see what happens if I boot without the HDD and i'll report back.

No difference.

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Posted 29 May 2014 - 06:17 PM

http://youtu.be/l6GRhsvP-og

 

http://youtu.be/iHkGkw9EE8c


Edited by NickAu1, 29 May 2014 - 07:58 PM.


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Posted 29 May 2014 - 07:51 PM

If you dont even get the screen to light up and display anything, the next option would be to try and plug in a monitor, we need to get the screen to display so we can atleast get into the bios or boot order menue.



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Posted 30 May 2014 - 02:44 PM

If you dont even get the screen to light up and display anything, the next option would be to try and plug in a monitor, we need to get the screen to display so we can atleast get into the bios or boot order menue.


Just tried that and nothing comes up on the monitor, just a blank screen once again. This doesn't look promising...


Edited by AstronautAbort, 30 May 2014 - 03:05 PM.


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Posted 30 May 2014 - 02:45 PM

 


All well and good but the videos don't apply to my model, think it's for the older Acer aspire one range.


Edited by AstronautAbort, 30 May 2014 - 03:08 PM.


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Posted 30 May 2014 - 03:06 PM

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Edited by AstronautAbort, 30 May 2014 - 03:08 PM.


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Posted 03 June 2014 - 11:35 AM

I've come to the conclusion that the laptop must have become faulty due to static damage when i took the hard drive out.






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