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Flashing Acer Aspire 4551 BIOS

By nicolasjr
Apr 18, 2013
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  1. Thanks,..this laptop acer Aspire 4551 start but the display stay black (no video) I'd like to flash the bios,... I've seen some videos but I don't understand very well ,...could you to teach how to do ? step by step please......GOD BLESS YOU
     
  2. JC713

    JC713 TS Evangelist Posts: 7,082   +920

    Well, can you even boot up into the machine? Or is it all black?
     
  3. nicolasjr

    nicolasjr TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks, it is all black
     
  4. JC713

    JC713 TS Evangelist Posts: 7,082   +920

    Well, if you cant see anything, you cant flash it. It is most likely a monitor issue.
     
  5. nicolasjr

    nicolasjr TS Rookie Topic Starter

    You know,..I conected an external monitor but donĀ“t show anything
     
  6. JC713

    JC713 TS Evangelist Posts: 7,082   +920

    Oh, right. It may be an issue with your graphics controller. There is no way to fix it if you cannot see anything. I would talk to Acer if they can fix it, it may be pricey though. Is there only a VGA connection on your laptop?
     
  7. nicolasjr

    nicolasjr TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Yes,..only VGA ,....thanks anyway
     
  8. JC713

    JC713 TS Evangelist Posts: 7,082   +920

    I was gonna say to try another display output but that wont really help. I think your only bet is to send it to Acer.
     
  9. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 21,073   +169

    Yes, the graphics controller part of the motherboard is bad and the motherboard will need to be replaced
     


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